Track and field: Proposed changes to Singapore Athletics' constitution spark concern among clubs

The national body for track and field is seeking to amend its constitution during an extraordinary general meeting on July 13. PHOTO: SINGAPORE ATHLETICS/FACEBOOK
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He also stressed that the primary functions of clubs and the NSA are "not identical", adding: "It is also in the interest of diversity that clubs be allowed to develop unique identities in support of the needs of their differing constituencies (be it junior, elite or masters athletes) to enrich the Singapore sports ecosystem."

The 40-year-old, who feels the representation of interests of the athletics fraternity "in policy-design and decision-making at the top" can be improved, said: "For this, we propose that there should be (fewer) top-down and unnecessarily restrictive regulations, but more dialogue and relationship building with stakeholders and members of the fraternity."

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