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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Asian Games: No surrender for Hong Kong's iron woman cyclist Jamie Wong

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:11pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... enormous respect at the Guangzhou Games when she broke ribs in a fall in the points race but soldiered on to claim the silver. "My heart is still there for fighting despite being four years ... In the men's events, Cheung King-lok is hoping to surpass his two silver medals at the last Games as a member of the pursuit team and in the individual pursuit. Following the absence of two ...


    Inside Incheon: Hosting the Games is a financial strain for most cities in Asia

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Only a handful of countries in the region can afford to build facilities Hosting the Games is a financial strain on Asian cities It is not easy to put on a party these days, not if it involves almost 10,000 athletes, as many media and half that number of officials. This is what the Asian Games has bloated to. So it is not surprising that Incheon ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Experienced Wright back in the frame for sevens at Asian Games

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:18pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Experienced Wright back in the frame for Incheon Former captain Mark Wright will be included in the Hong Kong men's rugby sevens Asian Games squad that will be announced on Monday. The Japan-based Wright, who last played for Hong Kong at sevens when he led the team to a silver medal at the last Asian Games in Guangzhou four years ago, has been cleared ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong

    Chan Siu-kwan's wonder strike keeps Uzbekistan at bay

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 12:07am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... a spectacular equaliser as Hong Kong earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw with group favourites Uzbekistan to kick off their Asian Games campaign last night. Chan, who is still a student at the University ... Sergeev's 74th minute header. Before the opening goal, the former Soviet Union state dominated the game and could have added to the tally but for poor finishing. Chan's superb goal has boosted ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong cyclist Sarah Lee aims to take track by storm

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:28pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... aims to take track by storm While Asian Games organisers try desperately to sell non-mainstream sports to a reluctant audience in Incheon, Hong Kong golden girl Sarah Lee Wai-sze is preparing to take the multisports event by storm at a training base 300km away. Lee, a gold medallist in the 500m time trial at the Asian Games in Guangzhou four years ago, is honing her sprinting skills ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong ‘must hit ground running’ after Asian Games draw unveiled

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:06am by Alvin Sallay

    ... will have to give "their max" to win Asian Games rugby sevens gold after the draw for the men's competition unveiled a complex format where teams are seeded again after ... has Hong Kong grouped in pool B with China, the Philippines and Pakistan. Japan, defending Asian Games gold medallists, are in pool A alongside Malaysia, Thailand and Saudi Arabia, while ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong

    The big question at the Asian Games- can Hong Kong's huge delegation match success of Guangzhou?

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 10:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... THE BIG Will bigger be better for Hong Kong as they embark on another Asian Games adventure? It is inevitable that on the eve of any major international multisports event comparisons are made with previous achievements, and if the last Asian Games is a benchmark, Hong Kong's athletes face a massive task to emulate, if not better, the record-breaking feats achieved in Guangzhou four ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - ASIAN GAMES

    Veteran Tie Yana in final quest for Asian Games glory

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:04pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Table tennis star says Incheon is probably last chance to make podium Veteran Tie in final quest for medal glory The Asian Games will probably be paddler ... Doo Hoi-kem. "I haven't considered my future yet but it is probably too late for me to play in the Asian Games in 2019, isn't it?" First winning a mixed doubles gold medal ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong must raise the bar fast for Asian Games: coach Liu Chun-fai

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 12:40am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Macau kinwa.chan@scmp.com Despite a 3-1 victory against Macau, coach unimpressed with Asian Games around the corner HK must raise their game quickly, says coach Liu Hong Kong's Asian Games team showed plenty of room for improvement yesterday despite a 3-1 victory over Macau on Saturday. The Under-23 side won the annual Hong Kong Macau Interport Cup for the third ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Asian Games medal in cricket is 'ours for the taking'

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 11:47pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the past four years and we are more experienced. Last time we went to the Asian Games, we were quite overwhelmed by it all but we are not newbies any more and we have played a lot of cricket since ... this game and they will be in medal contention against the big three. "The team is mostly made up of Chinese faces and this is not because of the strict eligibility rules for the Asian Games ...




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