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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 Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Tom Ng Yau-pang School Lam Tai Fai College Grade Form Four Sport Baseball Achievements Tom, 17, plays centre field for Hong Kong's youth and senior teams. He was part of the senior team that competed at the 17th Intercontinental Cup 2 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. athlete of the week

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'I was playing terribly when I was in Form One and Two,' Vincent says. 'But last year, I learned some better skills when on a young athletes training scheme with the New Territories ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Push back finish line for athletes, schools told

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the city's training academy for elite athletes says. Trisha Leahy, chief executive of the Hong Kong Sports Institute, wants athletes to be allowed 10 years to get a secondary school education ... in four years. 'Hong Kong needs a clear and continuous pathway for gifted athletes to be able to achieve their goals and not be disadvantaged by the demands of full-time training during ...

  10. athlete of the week

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Name Angel Lam On-ki School Good Hope School Grade Form Five Sport Athletics (track, 100m) Achievements Angel, 18, is a 100m runner on the Hong Kong Athletics Team. She has ... 4x100m women's relay race. She also came fifth at the Asian Junior Athletics Championships held in Hanoi, Vietnam, last year. Her outstanding performance at the Asian Championships qualified ...




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