By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah
SINGAPORE, Sept 1 (Bernama) -- The 8th Asean Para Games in Singapore in December 2015 will have 15 sports, the most number in the history of the games.
The Singapore Asean Para Games Organising Committee (SAPGOC) confirmed today that the sports would be archery, athletics, badminton, boccia, chess, football seven-a-side, football five-a-side, goalball, powerlifting, sailing, shooting, swimming, table tennis, tenpin bowling and wheelchair basketball. The 7th games in Myanmar had 13 sports.
The (SAPGOC) made the announcement today after the sports were endorsed at the 1st Asean Para Sports Federation Board of Governors' Meeting at Marina Bay Sands.
The integrated resort has also inked its partnership with SAPGOC to be the official Games Village.
The para games are expected to have up to 3,300 overseas and local participants, consisting of athletes, team officials and international technical delegates.....