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  1. Word Power

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... souvenirs. 4.________ thousands of books and rows of computers, the Central Library is an ideal place for people to do research. 5. The doping scandal will________ the athlete's reputation. 6. ...

  2. Funding needs rethink, says top official

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic Committee, called for a review of the funding policy following the ejection of two sports- athletics and tennis- from the Sports Institute programme. Fok said the policy was too rigid ... individual national sports associations should take the lead in the development of their respective sports, and all resources should be spent properly on athletes and not administration.' Both ...

  3. Athletes on right track

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Four track stars received prestigious awards at the 47th annual prize presentation and dinner organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA) last Thursday. Tang Yik-chun (senior men), Wan Kin-yee (senior women), Lai Chun-ho (junior men) and Leung Hau-sze (junior women) were named Athletes of the Year 2006 in recognition of their outstanding efforts last year. ...

  4. Athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... Jason Ng, Young Post intern Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best Name Francis Yan Ho-chun School Year Two marketing student at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) Sport Swimming Achievements: Yan, 21, is PolyU's best athlete of the year. He participated in the Inter-City Games in China earlier this year. He also won the University Sports Federation of Hong ...

  5. Athletic event to focus on Asia's younger talent

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of athletes will rise to 3,519 from 45 countries and regions from 2,343 from 37 countries and regions. Events will expand from nine to 17. The new programmes are bowling, board games, cue sports, ... indoor cycling, indoor athletics, futsal (indoor soccer), muay thai (Thai boxing), and the 25-metre short course swimming event. There will also be two demonstration sports - kick boxing ...

  6. Question of the week: Which athlete do you admire most?

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... medal. I admire his strength and modesty. He received no monetary reward, yet he never complained. Taral Gurung, 15, YMCA of HK Christian College My favourite athlete is the living legend, ... The athlete I admire the most is the great hotdog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi of Japan. He consumed 44 and 1/2 hotdogs in 12 minutes. I want to be just like him! Victoria Cindy Lai, 15, South ...

  7. Athletics stars promote their sports

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... By Judy Ngao Elite local athletes will be demonstrating their skills at the Join the Athletics event at Ma On Shan Sports Ground tomorrow from 9am to noon. Coaches and athletes from the Hong Kong Athletic Team (HKAT) will demonstrate various sports, including hurdles, javelin, sprint and relay. They will also share their experiences of training and overseas competitions ...

  8. Athletes push for slice of HK$20m pie

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa HKAAA urged to fund training programmes, not invest in the stock market A cash-flush Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association is under pressure to fill the training programme ... for the development of athletes and the sport, but mainly as investment by the association in the stock market and other fixed assets,' said the source, who declined to be identified. 'This ...

  9. Athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best Name Maggie Hui Man-ling School Diocesan Girls' School Grade Form Four Sport Athletics Achievements: Maggie, 16, is a member of the Hong Kong squad. She specialises in the 100- and 200-metre events. She clinched a gold medal in the 4 x 100m relay and a bronze in the 4 x 400m relay at the All-China Youth Athletic ...

  10. Athletes return with a bang

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Athletic Association (HKAAA) since the summer holidays. About 2,200 youngsters took part in the Hong Kong Junior Age Group Athletic Meet 2007- Race 2 held at the Wan Chai Sports Ground over the weekend. Many athletes underwent intensive training during the summer vacation and their efforts paid off handsomely. Lai Chun-ho broke the boys' A1 100-metre record in the heats with a time ...




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