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  1. Time for athletes to deliver goods

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Savannah. Now, Wong says, it is unlikely that any of the 42 athletes in 13 sports will be able to match San San's feat. The king of the road said 'we are sending the biggest squad since ... Wong, 39, is taking part in his fifth Olympics- the only Hong Kong athlete to figure in so many Games- and is more than qualified to have his say. But it is high time we stopped taking ...

  2. athlete of the week

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Ryan Lam Yau-chuen School Ko Lui Secondary School, in Kwun Tong Grade Form Five Sport Basketball and athletics (javelin) Achievements Ryan, 17, is a small forward and took ... for Mei Sing, a team in Hong Kong's Second Division. In athletics, he competes in javelin with the Citizen Athletic Association. At this month's Inter-school (Division Three, Hong Kong ...

  3. Athletes score in zoning fight

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... changing social needs in the area and ease the current shortage of training venues in three athletics categories. The Development Opportunities Office is co-ordinating different government ...

  4. athlete of the week

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is part of the Hong Kong team, is my role model. He is only one year older than me, but I can never beat him in a race. 'During races I often meet athletes from other sports, who join us in training runs. It is nice to meet athletes from different backgrounds. 'I stopped training when school started in September so I would have more time for my studies. But I was so depressed ...

  5. Give athletes a sporting chance

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sporting successes. Sports administrators say this is partly because talented young athletes usually have to choose between their sport and study. They find it difficult to reconcile the commitment ... to Trisha Leahy, chief executive of the Hong Kong Sports Institute- the athlete training academy in Sha Tin- Hong Kong has about 170 full-time elite athletes compared with the 500-odd she says we ...

  6. Appel seeks study flexibility for athletes

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong coach Rene Appel wants more flexibility for university athletes after Chan Hei-man's appeal against an ineligibility ruling for the World ... student status. Her appeal was rejected last weekend. 'We do not have too many athletes who are able to study at university and at the same time maintain a good level of sporting ...

  7. Athletes hamstrung by serious lack of funds and facilities

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the 2009 East Asian Games. However, most athletes in the special administrative region face many problems that prevent them from reaching international levels of performance. Young people from ... with the space they need to train properly. Our young athletes therefore have no choice but to book time at the sports centres which are run by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. ...

  8. athlete of the week

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... junior record holder in the 110-metre hurdles with a time of 14.68 seconds. This has been a good year for Chik-lai. He won the 110m hurdles events at the Hong Kong Junior Age Group Athletic Meet 2008 (Race 2) and the fourth and final rounds of this year's Hong Kong Athletic League. Soundbite 'Like other teenagers, I started playing ball games in secondary school,' said ...

  9. athlete of the week

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... in the 200m. He also finished fifth in the 200m at the 17th Asian Athletics Championships held in Beirut, Lebanon in 2007. In addition, he came fifth in the 200m and seventh in 400m at the 4th World Youth Athletics Championships held in Morocco in 2005. Soundbite I started taking part in track competitions in Primary Three. I used to join 200m and 400m events and I even tried cross-country ...

  10. Athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... runner. He has a solid foundation and won't give up easily,' said Cheung Chi-wah, a coach at Tsuen Wan Athletic Club (Yeung is a member of the club). 'This is the last year he ...




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