Singapore Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness aims to improve image of sport

Alex Betts, president of the Singapore Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (SFBF), flanked by James Tan and Abdul Ghani. The SFBF will hold its National Championships on May 13.
Alex Betts, president of the Singapore Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (SFBF), flanked by James Tan and Abdul Ghani. The SFBF will hold its National Championships on May 13.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

Local bodybuilding has been in a state of flux in recent years, after the Singapore Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation was stripped of its national sports association (NSA) status in August 2013.

Doping violations and issues with governance led national sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) to take the unprecedented step.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 05, 2018, with the headline 'SFBF aiming to improve the image of bodybuilding'. Print Edition | Subscribe