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  1. Entrepreneur in China: competition at every turn

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 02:45pm by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan Life at any IT start-up can be tough, but at the business founded by Adrian Li Kwok-tung, there is an extra element. As an endurance athlete and a Stanford MBA, Li often tries to rally his team of IT developers to join him for workouts or to sign up for marathons – and many of them have done just that.  “It changed their lives,” says Li, referring in particular ...

  2. Female runners on level footing for the first time

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau For the first time, female runners at the annual Macau Marathon will get the same prize money as their male counterparts. 'We want to encourage more female athletes ... appeal for quality women athletes. 'We've paid special attention this year to invite female runners from around the world to take part in the race,' said Lam Hin-fu, president ...

  3. Macau shows sporting spirit

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... cities such as Hong Kong and those on the mainland. Armando Amante, 16, who won the Macau squash championships in both the youth and open categories last month, is proof that local athletes have ... the gold, but the enclave's players can be proud of their effort. While Macau's athletes need to improve their skills, Armando said stamina and perseverance were even more important. ...

  4. Injuries thwart wushu hopes

    Posted Oct 31st 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... for about a year, so I have been hoping to do better,' she added. Overall, the Hong Kong team's morale was dragged down by a few injured athletes, said coach Yu Liguang. Two Hong Kong team members, 24-year-old To Yu-hang and 26-year-old Angie Tsang Si-man, are competing despite injuries, Yu explained. Another athlete, Cheng Ka-ho, 26, had to give up hope of participating ...

  5. Champ Sita back to defend marathon title

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau Fifteen world-class athletes, including last year's winner and rising stars, promise to make tomorrow's Macau International Marathon a two-hour battle against ... in order to adapt to the course. Pu, the only invited athlete from the mainland, came 12th in the Beijing International Marathon earlier this year. 'One thing I know is that I won't have ...

  6. Liu happy to just take home a medal

    Posted Oct 30th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... with his teammates in the Chinese athletics team to gear up for the East Asian Games. Despite a dozen screaming fans, the 22-year-old Shanghai native looked indifferent as he exited the airport, ... participating. It would also be interesting to watch the good athletes from other places.' Liu said he is not targeting a world record at the East Asian Games. At the Athens Olympics last year, ...

  7. What, Where & When

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... The flame will light a lantern, which will be kept burning and used to ignite the cauldron at the opening ceremony on October 29. At 5:34pm all Macau athletes, organisers and volunteers will take ... pavilion. Stadium seats: 16,000 Pavilion seats: 935 On show: Athletics, football and opening ceremony in stadium. Weightlifting in pavilion Macau Hockey Centre Adjacent to the Macau Stadium, thsi ...

  8. Finale dances to tune of harmony

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan As the East Asian Games ended last night with a lavish closing ceremony, the flames of the games were handed to the next host, Hong Kong. Chen Weiya, director of the opening and closing ceremonies, described the finale as a 'relaxing party' for the athletes. The two-hour ceremony featured dances symbolising the cultures of East Asian countries- ballet from Hong ...

  9. Rock-climbing competition

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Tsinghua University, Peking University, Jiangxi Polytechnic University and Shandong University. A total of 200 athletes also travelled from Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Norway to compete ...

  10. Volunteers find their own rewards

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... recruiting their leaders for the programme. Once the leaders were trained, they went back to their associations and recruited their members to get involved. Apart from meeting world-class athletes ...




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