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Encyclopedia > Singapore Sports Council

The Singapore Sports Council (SSC) (Malay : Majlis Sukan Singapura) was formed on 1 October 1973 as a statutory board of the Government of Singapore, established by an Act of Parliament under the SSC Act of 1973. It comes under the umbrella of the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, and is headquartered at the National Stadium in Kallang. It operates various sports facilities located all over Singapore, and its main function is to promote sports participation to all Singaporeans. The Malay language, also known locally as Bahasa Melayu, is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people who are native to the Malay peninsula, southern Thailand, Singapore and parts of Sumatra. ... A parade event being held at the National Stadium. ... Kallang is a neighbourhood located in the southeastern part of Singapore. ...

It comprises a Chairman, Deputy Chairman and between five to twelve other members from the public and private sectors. They are appointed by the Minister for a period of two years. The current period of appointment is from 1 Oct 2004 to 30 Sep 2006.

Singapore Pools is a major donor of funds to the Singapore Sports Council. Funds provided to the Singapore Sports Council are further allocated to various National Sports Agencies (NSAs) and other organizations. In this regard, Singapore Pools considers itself a Partner in Sports. Singapore Pools is the legal lottery operator in Singapore, incorporated in 1968 to curb illegal gambling. ...

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