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  1. athlete of the week

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Sheron Mok Hoi-man School Tang Shiu Kin Victoria Government Secondary School Grade Form Four Sport Swimming Achievements Sheron, 15, is the captain of her school swimming team. She won two gold medals in girls' Grade B 50m and 100m fr ...

  2. athlete of the week

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Christy Chan Tsz-ching School Diocesan Girls' School Grade Form Two Sport Tennis Achievements Christy, 15, finished No 2 in the Asian U14 girls' ranking last year. She captured the girls' doubles title with Maggie Ng and was ...

  3. Athletics team put best foot forward

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Despite not winning any medals at the All China Secondary Schools Students' Games, the Hong Kong athletics team takes home some of its best-ever results in the history of the competition. Young Post met the team at Baotou's Olympic Sports Centre last Thursday. The Baotou stadium has good facilities for both athletes and spectators. But changing wind direction inside ...

  4. Poon cruises to 100m victory on world championships tailwind

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the talented sprinter failed to make it past the first round in Taegu, she was full of excitement after performing on the world athletics stage. 'It was all about learning from ... was never going to get me into the second round.' Poon's talent was originally spotted by athletics coach Yip Kai-tak while she was still at primary school. She also started playing ...

  5. athlete of the week

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is a pity that I have to leave the national squad. I hope to rejoin the team after my HKDSE exam. 'I am not an athlete who does a lot of body-building, but with enough practice, I know how ... and balancing in water. I have been working much harder in recent weeks preparing for the inter-school competition. 'This year the organisers are limiting each athlete to only four events. ...

  6. athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Ken Leung King-hung School CCC Tam Lee Lai Fun Memorial Secondary School Grade Form Five Sport Athletics (400m), swimming, football Achievements Ken, 16, of the Watsons Athletic Club, is a 400m runner with Hong Kong's national squad, where he is ranked second over the distance. He claimed all three gold medals in his events at the Xtep Hong Kong Junior Age ...

  7. Liu Xiang's new job sparks online buzz

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Star athlete Liu Xiang's appointment as a Shanghai party official has sparked controversy online, with some users questioning whether he is fit ... on Thursday after the former Olympic 110-metres hurdles champion posted on his microblog pictures of his office and published a statement in support of the city's athletes. Many internet users ...

  8. Athlete free after bribery appeal

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... because of the court case. During the appeal hearing, Hartmann questioned whether Chan had committed a criminal offence or a civil wrong. The judge asked whether an athlete committed a crime if he ... his athletes as 'cash machines' to cheat the government out of subsidies. ...

  9. The wrench of the bench

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhang Tingjun healthpost@scmp.com As an athlete I have always played for the love of the game- a pure, simple and passionate love for sport. I trained six days a week for over 10 years ... pain and personal boundaries. I understood the game, its strategies and how to conduct myself as a gracious winner or loser. I was- or so I believed- a mature, well-rounded athlete. In my 10th ...

  10. Climbing her way to the top

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Nicknamed 'Spider Woman', Lisa Cheng Lai-sho, 24, is considered Hong Kong's top female athlete. She has recently won the Cheung Chau bun scrambling title ... Model Physique and the 2010 World Women Model Physique champion. It is a tall order for Hong Kong athletes to make a living, especially those competing in non-elite sports. But this has ...




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