Henry Wanyoike is an Olympic gold medalist and a world track champion. He is one of the most successful and highest-achieving athletes to have emerged from Kenyan soil over the last decade. More amazingly, Henry lost his sight since April 2005. It devastated him to realize that he will no longer be able to see anything again since that fateful evening.
Designed by Mr Hayden Ng, apparel designer for National Day 2001 to 2003, Singapore’s new ceremonial attire is set to create waves at the Far East and South Pacific Games for the Disabled 2006 (FESPIC) in Kuala Lumpur this November.
This hands-on workshop is designed to encourage parents to play with their children with special needs. Parents will learn how to adapt everyday play equipment so that children with special needs can be successful and enjoy games and play activities.
Although Singaporeans rarely has the chance to see a real Olympic flame, you might have seen a similar flame passing through our garden city if you were at the heart of Singapore on 4 November. And the other unusual thing about this flame was the entourage that carried it.