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  1. A memorable day for school sports stars

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... MORE THAN 70 individual and team school sports champions will receive their trophies at today's awards ceremony. It will be an especially memorable day for the individual award-winners who include badminton ace Janice Lau Chi-kay, hockey and volleyball queen Katherine Mountain (left), triathlon dynamo Derwin Chan King- chung, and speedy rugby player Rowan Varty. As Rowan ...

  2. No golden future for some sporting stars

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... But for some work comes first. Badminton player Ben Wu Hoi-fung, 19, who won two gold medals, has put down his racquet to take up a new career since his return from Athens. Wu, who has played badminton ... 'Playing badminton can only be a hobby, earning a living is more important,' he said. 'I miss my badminton life, but I knew one day I'd have to leave.' Staying on the team would ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Play to our strength

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... referring to the bronze medal won by track cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze in London. Hong Kong did not win any medals in 2008. "We also saw some good results in table tennis, badminton ... in the bronze medal play-off. Tang Peng was the stand-out player in the team. His wife, Tie Yana, led the way for the women's team, who finished in the top eight. In badminton, Yip Pui-yin, who ...

  4. Wong riding high at awards ceremony

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Sportsmanship Sports Star Award. The ceremony was held on Tuesday night at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. The other seven winners of the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards were badminton ... Leung Shu-hang. Wang came second in the women's singles of the badminton world championships and joined Wong as a six-time winner, while Fu won the Royal London Watches Grand Prix to secure ...

  5. Quick-fire loss for fireman Cheung

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Kseniya Pantelyeyeva of Ukraine. Hong Kong's badminton contingent brightened the mood somewhat, with Yip Pui-yin reaching the elimination round in the women's singles by upsetting seeded ... when my energy level dropped but I was able to hang in there and clawed back point by point.' Badminton teammate Wong Wing-ki also provided a good spot of news as the 16th seed beat Edwin ...

  6. Cash awards for athletes

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... HK$99,200 and HK$97,900, respectively. Recipients included 2006 Doha Asian Games medallists and those who had done well at other international competitions, such as badminton players Chan Yan-kit, ... a great morale booster in my quest for excellence in the sporting field,' she said. Badminton star Yip, 19, who decided to become a full-time athlete a few years ago, said: 'It ...

  7. Wang wins but wishes her friend Yip was still around

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Wang Chen cruised into the third round of the badminton competition last night, then lamented the early exit of teammate Yip Pui-yin. 'With her playing alongside, I can have someone to talk to and look for encouragement when necessary,' said Hong Kong's number one, who beat Slovakian Eva Sladekova 21-7, 21-8 last night. 'I feel really ...

  8. Bound for glory

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Athletics: One men's and one women's wild-card entry, to be announced. Badminton: Wang Chen, Yip Pui-yin (women's singles), Ng Wei (men's singles). Cycling: Chan Chun-hing (men's mountain bike cross-country), Wong Kam-po (men's points race), Wong Wan-yiu (women's points race). Equestrianism: Cheng Man-kit, Patrick Lam, Samantha Lam, Jennifer ...

  9. Kwok Ho-ting keeps cycling in spotlight

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... wushu dual event group Potential Sports Stars Awards: Cheung Ngan-yi (badminton), Yu Ching-ching (billiards), Wong Chin-to (cycling), Cheng Hiu-lam (fencing), Lau In-kwan (karatedo), Lok Kwan-hoi (rowing), Perry Wong Chun-yiu (triathlon), Lau Tsz-hong (wushu) Sportsmanship Sports Stars Award: Yip Pui-yin (badminton) ...

  10. Yip and Lam display prowess

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Antony Tam Local junior badminton players Yip Pui-yin and Lam Sin-ying grabbed the territory's first medals at the Asian Junior Championships 2005 in Jakarta, Indonesia over the weekend. It was a powerful breakthrough for Hong Kong players as they had never achieved such outstanding results before. Yip advanced to the semi-finals in the girls' singles after defeating ...




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