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SNOC's dropping of Soh Rui Yong from Games is a lose-lose situation

Just how far is too far?

That is the debate that is raging in Singapore sport and beyond after the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) denied Soh Rui Yong's bid to win a historic third straight marathon gold medal at this year's SEA Games in the Philippines.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 03, 2019, with the headline 'SNOC's dropping of Soh from Games is a lose-lose situation'. Subscribe