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Singapore 2010 Young Change Makers YCM Grant

The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) and the Young ChangeMakers (YCM) under the National Youth Council (NYC) is introducing a grant scheme called Singapore 2010 Young Change Makers YCM Grant to inspire youths to embark on YOG-themed projects within their schools or communities.

Seed funding, non-monetary support and resources are provided to youths who want to make a meaningful change in their community and encourage people to live by the Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect.

The Singapore 2010 being for youth by youth, would like to encourage you to take ownership and Create Action Now!

If you have any queries, please contact Young ChangeMakers at Tel: 6839 9143 or Email: ycm@nyc.gov.sg


Eligibility For Singapore 2010 Young Change Makers YCM Grant

• Grant applicants must be an informal group of youths (ages 13 to 35 years old).

• Non-Singaporeans are encouraged to apply for the grant as a project team including Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents.

• The project must promote Olympism (e.g. values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect), create opportunities for youth to learn more about and participate in the Singapore 2010 YOG, and live out the Olympic values (i.e. Excellence, Friendship and Respect).

• The project should not have inflammatory or discriminatory religious or racial elements, advance a partisan political agenda, or be contrary to the interest of the community and society at large.

• Activities must be legal.

• Total funding from all Government agencies (including The Grant applied for) should not exceed 80% of project cost. The project must not have commercial sponsorship that conflicts with the Worldwide Olympic Partners and the official YOG sponsors (The confirmed Worldwide Olympic Partners for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games are Coca-Cola, Acer, Atos Origin, General Electric, McDonalds, Omega, Panasonic, Samsung, and Visa.) Contact the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) for clarification.

• Core activities of the proposed project are based in Singapore and benefit the local community (including foreigners residing in Singapore).


ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FOR PROJECTS Under Singapore 2010 Young Change Makers YCM Grant:

• Promotion of Olympism and alignment with YOG objectives and themes

• Outreach to youth and how they are involved in Singapore 2010 through the project

• Innovation of the idea and/or approach

• Community benefit (in terms of involving participants outside of the parent school/organisation and benefiting the community, e.g. through education and creating awareness)

• Inclusiveness (i.e. not segregative in nature and/or effort to include those at the margins)

• Youth development (e.g. learning and skills acquisition by the project team or participants)

Go ahead and make a difference. Apply for the Singapore 2010 Young Change Makers YCM Grant today!

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Countdown To Youth Olympic Games YOG Event

Countdown To Youth Olympic Games YOG Event has already started with about one year to go before Singapore hosts the world's first Youth Olympic Games.

On 14 August 2009, there will be a countdown to the Youth Olympic Games YOG event for supporters to cheer Singapore's efforts.

Countdown To Youth Olympic Games YOG Event

Venue : The Padang, Singapore
Date : Friday, 14 August 2009
Time : 1700 - 2100 (GMT+8)

The YOG aims to inspire youth of the world to embrace, embody and express the Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect through an integrated sports, culture and education programme.

Singapore will be hosting the first-ever YOG from 14 to 26 August 2010.

It will receive about 3600 athletes and 800 officials from the 205 National Olympic Committees, along with estimated 800 media representatives, 20,000 local and international volunteers, and more than 500,000 spectators.

Athletes - aged between 14 and 18 years - will compete in 26 sports and take part in a Culture and Education Programme.

The Programme of the Countdown to Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games at the Padang, Singapore:

Unveiling of Countdown Clock
• The countdown clock for the first YOG in Olympic history, sponsored by Omega, will be unveiled.

One-Year Countdown at 8.10pm
• A spectacular display of lights, sound and action as the countdown takes place

Youth Olympic Games Carnival
• Join our youth talents, sports personalities and local celebrities in sporting fun and celebrations at the Padang

YOG Celebration Concert and Party
• Enjoy performances by some of Singapore’s top talents from our schools and the entertainment scene

Commemorate Olympic Day
• Celebrate this historic milestone for the Olympic Movement - cheer on runners of the Olympic Day Run

*Information is accurate as of 15 July 2009, please check back for more updates.

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Singapore Girls Win AYG Gold

Posted by Admin | Jul 7, 2009 1:37 PM

Singapore Girls Win AYG Gold

In the Girls 4x100M Freestyle finals at the AYG last night, Singapore girls swam to a new national record of 3:46.91 minutes to win Gold medals.

The quartet of Koh Hui Yu, Quah Ting Wen, Amanda Lim and Lynette Lim presented Singapore with a gold medal winning performance at the Asian Youth Games (AYG) swimming meet in resounding style, finishing almost 4 seconds ahead of Team Republic of Korea.

Koh Hui Yu started the medal win while swim sensation Quah Ting Wen, who won the gold medal in the 100M freestyle finals, produced a spectacular swim, to the delight of local supporters. Amanda Lim, clocked a timing of 55.96 seconds for the third lap. Lynette Lim touched home and secured the gold medal for Singapore with the approing road of the crowd as they wrapped up the Asian Youth Games swimming tournament with a gold medal and a new national record for Singapore.

The Republic of Korea stopped the clock at 3:50.56 minutes to land silver while China stood third, clocking 3:51.34 minutes.

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Asian Youth Games AYG Medal Tally

This is the Asian Youth Games AYG Medal Tally as at July 6, 2009, 10pm. Only the top five countries in the Asian Youth Games AYG competition are shown.

Asian Youth Games AYG Medal Tally:

Country | Gold | Silver | Bronze | Total

1 China 25 16 11 52

2 Republic of Korea 20 17 17 54

3 Thailand 11 7 2 20

4 Singapore 9 6 15 30

5 Hong Kong, China 5 8 5 18

More Asian Youth Games AYG medal tally can be found at official Asian Youth Games AYG 2009 website.

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AYG 2009 Medal Tally

Posted by Admin | Jul 5, 2009 10:45 PM

AYG 2009 Medal Tally

This is the Asian Youth Games AYG 2009 Medal Tally as at July 5, 2009, 2100hrs. Only the top five countries in the AYG 2009 are shown.

AYG 2009 Medal Tally:

Country | Gold | Silver | Bronze | Total

1 China 21 11 8 40

2 South Korea 18 14 12 44

3 Thailand 7 5 2 14

4 Japan 5 6 1 12

5 Singapore 5 3 12 20

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New Hui Fen, Krishna Darshini Win AYG Bowling Gold Medal

In today's (2 July 2009) Asian Youth Games (AYG) 2009 Bowling Girls Doubles competition, Singapore's New Hui Fen and Krishna Darshini won the gold medal.

New Hui Fen and Krishna Darshini led from start to finish over the six games to win Singapore's second Gold medal in the Asian Youth Games (AYG) 2009 Bowling Girls Doubles event.

The day before, New Hui Fen had won the first gold medal in the Bowling Girls Singles.

Thailand's team of Sathean Tanaprang and Saebe Yanee, were placed second while Oh Nu-Ri and Sim Ui-Jin from the Republic of Korea team took the bronze medal.


Bowling Girls Doubles Winning Total Scores:
Krishna, Darshini (SIN) 1280
New, Hui Fen (SIN) 1400
Doubles Total: 2680

Congratulations to New Hui Fen and Krishna Darshini on winning the Asian Youth Games (AYG) gold medal in Bowling Girls' Doubles!

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First AYG Gold Medal: Singapore

Posted by Admin | Jul 1, 2009 11:54 PM

First AYG Gold Medal: Singapore

Singapore has won the first AYG gold medal at the Asian Youth Games (AYG) 2009 on 1 July 2009.

Singapore's New Hui Fen bowled her way to Singapore's first AYG gold medal of the Bowling Girls Singles event at the Asian Youth Games (AYG) 2009 when she completed her first AYG bowling competition event with a score of 1359 pins.

After confirming her first AYG gold medal win for Singapore, New Hui Fen was quoted as saying: "I'm happy with the results, but it wasn't the easiest competition."

Mukotani Misaki from Japan clinched the silver medal while Oh Nu-Ri from the Republic of Korea took the bronze.

New Hui Fen's detailed scores on her way to the first AYG gold medal for Singapore:
Games = 1 to 6
Score = 192 237 239 220 267 204
Total score = 1359

Past achievements of New Hui Fen:

*Asian Intercity 2008 Women's Masters Gold
*Penang Pesta 2008 U-16 Masters 1st
*National Schools Five Gold
*Singapore Nationals '08 Women's Open 2nd

Congratulations to New Hui Fen for winning the first AYG gold medal for Singapore!

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