Photo: SPH Foundation
Singapore Press Holdings Foundation (SPH Foundation) hosted the eighth edition of the SPH Foundation National Primary School Tchoukball Championships for the Junior Division on 4 and 5 November 2019. The Boys’ Nationals was held on Monday, 4 November and the Girls’ Nationals was held on Tuesday, 5 November at Farrer Park Primary School.
Organised by the Tchoukball Association of Singapore (TBAS), Junyuan Primary School was crowned champions for both the National Boys Junior Division and the National Girls Junior Division.
Tchoukball is a non-contact team sport that was invented in 1970 and emphasises on speed, teamwork and strategy. It involves a unique set of rules and elements of volleyball, basketball and handball. The sport can be played by anyone regardless of varying physical and sporting abilities. The sport is swiftly gaining popularity with over 37 associate clubs registered with TBAS and is now being played in more than 130 schools across Singapore.