Singapore Taekwondo Federation files counterclaim against Wong Liang Ming's defamation suit

It says issues relate to inaccuracies in a Sept Facebook post by the former sec-gen and SEA Games champ

STF says statements Wong Liang Ming made on the social media post provide an "inaccurate account" of events.
STF says statements Wong Liang Ming made on the social media post provide an "inaccurate account" of events.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) has responded to a defamation suit brought forth by its former secretary-general, Wong Liang Ming, with a counterclaim over statements the four-time SEA Games champion made in a Facebook post on Sept 23.

In response to queries by The Straits Times, STF general secretary Lai Han Seng said: "As a federation it is not our wish to escalate the issue further.

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