An excellent commentary on Yahoo! News on the issue of foreign talent in Singapore sports, and a question that will surely resonate with most Singaporeans: What does it truly mean to win for Singapore?
While it is perfectly normal for countries to welcome and field naturalised sporting talents these days, it is a practice with profound implications on the deeply emotional issues of national identity and pride. Hence it has to be carried out with great sensitivity and nuance. We are a young nation still trying to build its identity and pride. We have to be very careful not to hurt this development just for the sake of winning medals and producing results.
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