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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    New athletics coach has broad expertise

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com New head coach has broad expertise When Anthony Giorgi, the newly appointed head athletics coach at the Sports Institute, first coached a Hong Kong athlete ... new role in athletics at the Sha Tin high-performance training complex this month. "I have been working with a lot of athletes in different sports, and Chi-kin was one of them when he ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    2012 London Games goes beyond motto to inspire generations of athletes

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... they have enshrined for more than a century, it is to be hoped sports laboratories stay a step ahead of the cheats. Cyclist Lee headed up a creditable showing by Hong Kong athletes, with a table ... perhaps hopes of a gold medal in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Despite the government's HK$7 billion elite athletes development fund and a HK$1.8 billion redevelopment of the Hong Kong ...

  3. Raise the bar, HK athletes told

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's athletes were yesterday challenged to raise the bar as officials prepared to announce a squad of 41 for next month's London Olympics. ... a cap was introduced in 2000. Hong Kong sent 34 athletes to the Beijing Games four years ago and 32 to the 2004 Games in Athens. In 2000, the year in which the International Olympic Committee ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Takano receives baton to build Hong Kong relay strength

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... coach, who still holds the 400m national record of 44.78 seconds in Japan, was in town this week for lectures and met Hong Kong athletes at a trial event last night at Wan Chai Sports Ground. ... education professor at Tokai University. "The most important thing is to set up a long-term goal and instil a hunger-for-success mentality in the athletes. Even though Japan is an affluent ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Polo team's chilly conquest puts Hong Kong on top of the world

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com City's snow polo team puts world title on ice Hong Kong has won very few world titles over the years. But surely the most unlikely success came earlier this month when a team from the city beat Argentina to retain the ...

  6. athlete of the week

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung, Young Post intern Name David Ngan Lok-fung School Jockey Club Ti-I College Grade Form Three Sport Football Achievements: Lok-fung, 16, is a reserve player for Kitchee Sports Club in the local First Division football league. He represented Hong ...

  7. athlete of the week

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Name Dev Singh Dillon School King George V School Grade Year 12 Sport Hockey Achievements Dev is 16 years old and a member of the Hong Kong Hockey Squad. He also plays for the Kowloon Cricket Club. He won the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Bauhinia Bowl Outstanding Athlete Award in 2008 and was awarded the Kowloon Cricket Club Young Player of the Year. Soundbite 'I come ...

  8. 'Second-tier' event gives HK athletes chance to cash in with medal blitz

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... the extreme to the electronic, to swimming and athletics, will be played out over nine days. Hong Kong is sending 136 athletes and medals are the objective because government funding is results ... swimming, indoor athletics, extreme sports and indoor cycling, with swimmer Carrie Suen Ka-yi winning nine of Hong Kong's 27 medals. Conway said he expected Hong Kong to do better, but did ...

  9. Olympic boost for HK athletes

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... By Michelle Chan Team Visa, comprising four sports stars sponsored by the credit-card organisation, is urging the public to support Hong Kong athletes' bid to book their places ... also won many global, regional and Hong Kong championship events. His windsurfing career began in 1999 at the age of 17. Chan is now a full-time athlete. Having played table tennis for more ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - AWARDS

    Cyclist Sarah Lee poised to sweep Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... to sweep athletes' 'Oscars' There used to be an air of mystery when the "Best of the Best" category was introduced to the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards in 2006; tonight, ... the hard work that Hong Kong athletes have put in not over just the past year, but also for many years before. I'm not too concerned about winning the top award. Just being nominated is reward ...




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