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  1. Sprinter stamps his mark at athletics meet

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Budding sprinter Tang Yik-chun stole the limelight at the first round of the Watsons Water Athletic King Championships over the weekend. The 18-year-old first broke Chiang ... the Athletic King for three consecutive years, clocked 14.72 seconds and took the gold. Leung Yee-mei, last year's Athletic Queen, set a new Hong Kong record in the women's hammer throw ...

  2. Records smashed at athletics showdown

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Athletics League 2008- Round 2, held at the Wan Chai Sports Ground over the weekend. The two-day event, organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA), kicked off last Saturday. ... first. Yiu Chong-kin finished third in 22.44 seconds. The women's 200m was the other highlight of day one. Leung Hau-sze, the HKAAA Women's Junior Athlete of the Year 2007, ...

  3. Cash awards for athletes

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao More than 140 elite athletes have been granted scholarships for their excellent results over the second half of last year. A total of 144 athletes received HK$898,700 under ... support from the government's Facility and Programme Donations Scheme and the Grantham Scholarships Fund, was launched last year. It aims to provide cash incentives to athletes who win medals ...

  4. SDB athletes make the grade

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... A GROUP OF teenage athletes on a Hong Kong Sports Development Board (SDB) scholarship scheme were praised for their good A-level results last week. Some 70 per cent of the 13 SDB athletes who took the exam this year gained the minimum requirements for university entry, while there was a 90 per cent overall pass rate. The results proved that young people in Hong Kong were ...

  5. Awards and cash for top local athletes

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell Cyclist Steven Wong and table-tennis player Lee Ho-ching have claimed the Hong Kong Sports Institute Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards for the second quarter of 2006. ... at the East Asia Grand Prix Table Tennis Championships in Japan in 2002. Another 10 athletes- fencers Chan Yin-man, Lau Hiu-man, Lau Hei-man, Lui Ching-yin and Leung Wing-fai, Au Chun-ming and Lee ...

  6. SAR athletes, paddlers provide cheer after early setbacks

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Hong Kong's track athletes set new personal best times, and the girls' table-tennis team beat Anhui province at the All-China Secondary School Student Games ... of 54 athletes in the sprint event. Yau, a student at Queen's College, timed 51.15 seconds and placed 44th out of 66 runners. On Sunday, the girls' table-tennis team of Lee Ho-ching, ...

  7. Relays hold key to promotion hopes

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Promotion and relegation issues will be decided in today's Division Two inter-school athletics finals at Wan Chai Sports Ground. The drama is expected to go right ... athletics finals will appear in next Monday's edition of Young Post Division Two field event winners: (See event programme for school abbreviations key) BOYS Javelin: Grade A- Yuki Kamada ...

  8. Invitational event's Olympic significance

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hong Kong's top athletes will take on challengers from 20 regional athletics bodies in this weekend's Hong Kong Summer Invitational Athletic Meet at Wan Chai Sports Ground. There will be over 300 overseas athletes this year, including Liu Yang, who won a silver in the men's 100 metres in the 9th All-China National Games, as well as talented sprinter Xu ...

  9. Sport casts its net

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... a new alternative sports competition launched by adidas. Last weekend, 40 athletes from the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan went through their paces, racing up a 100-metre vertical track set outside the well-known commercial building. The event was also staged in Osaka, Japan, at the same time. Hong Kong athlete Wong Wai-kin, 33, set the best time of 7 minutes, 5 seconds. Lisa Cheng, ...

  10. Tang still king of the track

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Record-breaking sprint hurdler Tang Hon-sing retained his Hong Kong's Athletic King crown as the track and field season drew to a close yesterday with the second and final day of the Athletic King (and Queen) competition at Wan Chai stadium. Tang, who broke his own Hong Kong record for the 110m high hurdles in round two and again in round three, ran out ...




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