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  1. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    It’s Asia’s turn at IOC, says Singapore’s Ng

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Contender for top job says governing body needs new perspective It's Asia's turn at IOC, says Singapore's Ng Would-be IOC boss Ng Ser Miang ... "I'm happy that we have very strong candidates," said Ng, Singapore's non-resident ambassador to Norway. Germany's Thomas Bach is touted as the front-runner, followed by Ng ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Singapore’s Ng poised to challenge for IOC

    Posted May 15th 2013, 04:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Ng Ser Miang looked set to challenge to become the new president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday, with officials saying an announcement was imminent. Ng, a vice-president of the world body and of Singapore’s National Olympic Council, will reveal his intentions in Paris on Thursday after holding talks with Jacques Rogge, ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Pledge to fight for Olympic Games in Africa

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of Singapore, Puerto Rican banker Richard Carrion, Denis Oswald from Switzerland and Sergei Bubka of Ukraine. Wu has said that if elected, he would serve only eight years, given the huge workload. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    International Olympic Committee review could mean fewer athletes

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore IOC review could shrink Games: Ng Future Olympics could have fewer athletes and medals after International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidential candidate Ng Ser Miang said a review of the cost and size of the Games would be a priority if he wins next month's vote. The 64-year-old Singaporean also said he would look at scaling back the cost ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC using 'quiet diplomacy' with Russia over anti-gay law

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... presidential candidate Ng Ser Miang said. Ng, an IOC vice-president from Singapore, said Vladimir Putin's government had much at stake in the 2014 Olympics and wouldn't want to do anything ... sure that we'll make every possible effort to make sure this will be the case." Ng is also a diplomat, serving as Singapore's non-resident ambassador to Norway. He previously ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Asian Olympic double to unlock continent’s potential

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Olympics, is the site for the next world athletics championships in 2015 while Nanjing, the capital of China's Jiangsu province, will stage next year's Youth Olympics. Singapore, one ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Inside track leads Bach to IOC presidency

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 11:51pm by AFP

    ... anything that could seriously damage him, while his relations with increasingly influential Kuwaiti IOC member Sheikh Ahmed al-Sabah also seemed to leave him unharmed. Singapore's Ng Ser Miang ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Bubka becomes sixth candidate for top Olympic post

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of a sports conference. "I have passion, drive, motivation. I want to give something back to the movement." Bubka joins Germany's Thomas Bach, Singapore's Ng Ser Miang, Wu ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... old that debuted with the summer edition in Singapore in 2010. I think it is far more difficult to get doped today than it used to be a couple of years ago Jacques Rogge The IOC's coffers ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Taiwan's Wu Ching-kuo says China 'understands' his IOC bid

    Posted May 28th 2013, 01:25pm by AFP

    ... Olympic Games. Wu, leader of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA), is up against Singapore's Ng Ser Miang, Switzerland's Denis Oswald, Puerto Rico's Richard Carrion ...




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