Sporting Life

Let's not profit from public courts

Badminton courts at the sports hall at Jurong East Sport Centre in Singapore. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Booking a court is one of the enduring rites of amateur sport. It's the first taste of everything sport offers: Timing, anxiety, competitiveness, joy and misery. This is where the game begins.

You flip open laptops and wait for a booking to open on a public court with your finger poised like a scorpion's tail. You want this badminton court, you need this golf round. Else the week is unfulfilled.

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