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  1. Delay leaves athletes 'homeless'

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's elite athletes have been left out in the cold as construction work on their new training facilities in Ma On Shan has been delayed. Athletes in the Hong Kong Sports ... on Wednesday the athletes' hostel in Ma On Shan would not be available until the middle of January and that the athletes would either have to travel from home or stay in a university guest house. ...

  2. Eight win awards for athletic dazzle

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell Eight student athletes were honoured for their dazzling performances at the 2006 All Hong Kong Outstanding Athlete Awards ceremony at the Osman Ramju Sadick Sports Centre in Kwai Hing this week. In the secondary school category, five Outstanding Athlete Awards went to swimmer Sze Hang-yu (Diocesan Girls' School), squash ace Au Wing-chi (Jockey Club ...

  3. Proud moment for star athletes

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui The efforts of outstanding junior athletes have been recognised at a prize presentation ceremony at the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI). The winners of the AS Watson Group/HKSI Outstanding Junior Athletes for the first quarter of this year were also named. Last year, more than 40 teenage hopefuls were nominated and 12 of them were awarded the Outstanding Junior ...

  4. Top athletes get $1m boost

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell School students Hannah Wilson and Kenneth Cheng Man-kit were among 10 athletes selected for a sports scholarship scheme which aims to boost their chances of success ... of travelling to overseas competitions, accommodation, equipment, coaching, and medical expenses. The athletes, most of whom train full-time at the Sports Institute in Sha Tin, were selected ...

  5. Athletes are far from impressed by new base

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Elite athletes and their coaches who are to be displaced from their headquarters by equestrian events for the 2008 Olympics are far from impressed by their new temporary base. The athletes, including Olympic gold medalist Lee Lai-shan and Hong Kong Elite Athletes Association chairman Hung Chung-yam, yesterday inspected the YMCA Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village in Ma On Shan ...

  6. Sport - Racing - RACING

    Fortune favours the fastest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com In an auspicious year, race fans hope their equine athletes will show that will to win at a packed Sha Tin on Sunday Fortune favours the fastest Energetic, ... And of all the breeds of horses, the thoroughbred- the racehorse- is the most famous. It is an athletic marvel selectively bred for speed and stamina. The thoroughbred is the star at the centre ...

  7. In-form Sunny Riviera to extend impressive streak

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Sunny Riviera, one of the most improved gallopers in John Size's yard this season, can lift his recent record to four wins from six starts when he tackles the Sports Club Golden Jubilee Challenge Cup at Sha Tin today. This son of boom ...

  8. Success awaits Noble Man

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Last-season griffin set to win again for in-form South African pair Jockey Felix Coetzee and trainer Tony Millard have struck up a formidable partnership this term- including a double at Happy Valley last weekend- and that trend is set to ...

  9. Tsuen Wan runners rule

    Posted Jan 15th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Some 800 athletes took part in the Sha Tin Riverside 10km, which saw athletes from Tsuen Wan AC take the first three places in the men's race, and the overall champion in the ladies' race. With the event moved forward in the racing calendar from its usual date in March the athletes benefited from excellent racing conditions, which resulted in some of the fastest 10km ...

  10. Relocated Sports Institute holds a housewarming at its new premises

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

    ... and the training base for the elite athletes in Hong Kong for 24 years- had surrendered its site to make way for the Olympic equestrian events next year. Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Ho Chi-ping and Hong Kong Sports Institute chairman Eric Li Ka-cheung were joined by several head coaches and elite athletes for the traditional carving of a roast pig to mark the occasion. The premises ...




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