Sporting Singapore

Singapore sports milestones

DECEMBER 1993: Launch of Spex2000, the Singapore Sports Council's $10 million programme to help Singapore athletes achieve success at future Asian Games and the Olympics.

APRIL 1996: Launch of football's S-League, Singapore's first professional sports league. The league is rebranded the Singapore Premier League in 2018.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 22, 2019, with the headline 'Singapore sports milestones'. Print Edition | Subscribe