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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Wan scoops top prize for ninth time

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Tang Yik-chun defends men's title as leading athletes run away with awards Veteran runner Wan Kin-yee won the prestigious Women's Senior Athlete of the Year award for the ninth time at a presentation ceremony held last month. Meanwhile, sprinter Tang Yik-chun successfully defended the men's title at The Athletes of the Year 2007 competition organised ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - ASK THE EXPERTS NANCY CLARK

    Ask the Experts: Do some athletes need more protein than others?

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by DR

    ... Q: Do some athletes need more protein than others? A: Just as children have high protein needs during growth periods (1.3 grams of protein per kilogram), athletes also have requirements higher than the recommended daily allowance (0.8 grams per kg) when building muscles: 1.2 grams per kg for endurance athletes and 1.7 grams per kg for strength athletes. These protein ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COMMUNITY

    200 run farewell lap of honour for Sai Kung policeman and athlete Andy Naylor

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... "There are fund-raising activities being initiated now. There'll be a time for mourning, but also a time to help support his family in every way we can." Naylor was a well-known athlete ... in the men's master's 1,500 metre and 10,000 races metre at the Police Athletics Championships. Naylor was head coach of mini-rugby club Sai Kung Stingrays' under-11 boys' team last ...

  7. Honours for Hong Kong's best athletes

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Celebrating its 14th year, the Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards announced a new sponsor and presented awards for the first quarter of 2012 at the Hong Kong Sports Institute last Friday. Sports for Hope Foundation, a charity set up by Marie-Christine Lee in 2011 to provide financial help and technical support for young athletes in China, is sponsoring all award ...

  8. Athletes urge action before Games bid

    Posted Dec 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei A group of athletes and coaches from nine different sports jointly urged the government yesterday to improve management of national sports associations and ensure fairness in the selection of athletes before considering hosting a major event like the Asian Games. The group complained of cases where qualified athletes were not chosen for teams because of unsound bureaucratic ...

  9. Groomed for success

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... full-time rowing in 2007, Yung joined a media company as a business executive. Realising the job did not suit her, she sought advice from the Hong Kong Athletes Career and Education Programme ... career. It was a difficult decision because rowing had become a part of my life. I have learned from being an athlete that we should not be too proud when we win, nor discouraged by defeats. ...

  10. Top honours for Brown House

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Brown House emerged overall champions at the 17th athletic meet organised by SKH Tsoi Kung Po Secondary School which drew 537 athletes and hundreds of very active spectators. ...




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