Olympics: It's time for Team Singapore to take off

After a one-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Tokyo 2020 will open on July 23 and Team Singapore will field their most diverse Olympic contingent ever with 23 athletes from 12 sports.
After a one-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Tokyo 2020 will open on July 23 and Team Singapore will field their most diverse Olympic contingent ever with 23 athletes from 12 sports.ST GRAPHIC: MARLONE RUBIO, CEL GULAPA, DAVID LEE

SINGAPORE - Athletes are constantly locked in a special tango with time – the sports in which they compete are all about beating the clock, or performing a specific task with immaculate timing.

And the Olympic Games are the culmination of the years of hard work, distilled into timely executions that place the athletes among the world’s elite.

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