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  1. Five runners collapse in stifling conditions

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam and Zhuang Pinghui At least five athletes, including Hong Kong's top woman marathon runner, collapsed near the finish of a 10km race yesterday as they struggled with serious air pollution and hot weather. The athletes who fell ill during the Chung Hing Cup at Shing Mun Reservoir were all in their 30s, some with many years of running experience. All were discharged ...

  2. 2009 Games will bring rich rewards, says sports chief

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... athletes and we can take the opportunity to create more business opportunities and economic activities,' Timothy Fok Tsun-ting said. Speaking after a seminar held by the Trade Development Council yesterday, Mr Fok, chairman of the Fifth East Asian Games Planning Committee, said the nine cities and countries that would take part in the Games not only had the best athletes, but also ...

  3. Police chief dismisses fears of attacks in HK

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... their country's athletes good luck in the events. The children also had to undergo a series of security checks before their cards and artwork could be handed over to athletes staying in the village. ...

  4. Safety measures for future marathons

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... marathon. After a meeting on the race's safety standards yesterday, organisers said they would examine the feasibility of requesting athletes to submit records of races they had taken part in. ... such as past marathon experience and records of regular training,' said the chairman of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, William Ko Wai-lim said. But he ruled out the possibility ...

  5. Reach for the stars, astronauts tell the young

    Posted Nov 30th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... pupils and athletes in the afternoon. 'Go for your dreams and remember you will be stronger after overcoming every problem you face,' Colonel Fei told another forum at the Tseung Kwan O Sports Centre. Among the athletes they met were Olympic silver medallist Ko Lai-chak and Paralympic gold medallist Lai Wai-ling, both table tennis players. Colonel Nie said his goal ...

  6. 'Through my actions I've proved my strength'

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... I have proved my strength,' said the proud boater. 'Once I get on the boat, I feel like I am a healthy athlete and I am no longer a patient. I love it so much, to an extent that I could ... the pain of battling breast cancer. 'I consider myself as an athlete who is capable of racing against those without cancer. I forget about my illness,' she said. Ms Yeung, who has always ...

  7. Plan to raise stadium budget angers legislators

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The extra $60 million could be spent on hospitals or athlete training, they argue Legislators have expressed doubt over a government plan that increases the budget for upgrading ... Hong Kong will host in 2009. But legislators criticised it for spending money on a 'Rolls-Royce' stadium that could be better spent on other things like hospital services or athlete ...

  8. Cab Chat

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam John Sin, 36, says it is doubtful there will be terror attacks in Hong Kong during the Olympics and thinks the media should focus on the athletes I don't think Hong Kong ... own flag and we can also send out our own team of athletes to take part in the Olympic Games. I think Hong Kong is really a very unique place. I hope the Olympic Games will not be disturbed ...

  9. Runner dies after finishing race

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... was certified dead at 9.52am,' she said. The event, which was organised by the Athletic Veterans of Hong Kong, started at 8am. It began and finished at Pak Tam Chung, along the High Island ...

  10. Malls try promotions to cash in on Games

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Hollywood in Diamond Hill. Times Square is one of several malls that will ask customers to guess which country, or athlete, will take home the most gold medals. A spokeswoman for Hollywood Plaza ...




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