Talents in team sports need sensible plans: SportSG chief executive

LIM TECK YIN, SportSG chief executive
LIM TECK YIN, SportSG chief executive

Such 'interventions' will allow athletes to reach their potential, says SportSG chief executive

National sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) will work with the various national sports associations (NSAs) for team sports to strengthen their pipeline of talent.

But, if an exceptional talent is unearthed before his or her team are ready to strive for success at the international level, "there is a need to think about interventions" to support such prodigies, said SportSG's chief executive Lim Teck Yin.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 26, 2018, with the headline 'Talents in team sports need sensible plans: Lim'. Print Edition | Subscribe