Not long after World War II, plans to establish a well-equipped sports complex were incubated. The former National Stadium (1973 - 2010) was the centrepiece of the complex. Its construction was made possible by contributions from the
public. Over her 37 years of service, the Grand Old Dame hosted countless events creating fond memories for many a Singaporean.
You may refer to pages 14, 17, 27-28, 32-35,53-54, 61-62, 79, 81-82, 85 of the Guide Book for more information.