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  1. Sport - ATHLETICS

    Germany bars amputee long jumper

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... would not lodge an appeal. The case has parallels to that of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee South African runner who went to court to win the right to compete in the 2012 London Olympics. DLV president Clemens Prokop said there was a "significant difference" between jumps with a blade-like prosthesis and natural jumps in run-up and lift-off. "There is significant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1563610/germany-bars-amputee-long-jumper
  2. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    'Drunk' Oscar Pistorius in nightclub brawl, says South African media

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... and thinking I couldn't drink it while my friends were being spoken of like that," he said. He said at some point the sprinter known as the "Blade Runner" got aggressive and started ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1554947/drunk-oscar-pistorius-nightclub-brawl-says-south-african-media
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Christy Yiu quits nursing job to pursue Olympic dream in Rio

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:11pm by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Runner decides to concentrate on full-time training after smashing her own course record in the Chung Hing Cup Yiu quits nursing job to chase Rio dream Hong Kong runner Christy Yiu Kit-ching is targeting a place in the Rio Olympics marathon after deciding to quit her job to devote herself to training. The 26-year-old nurse, who won the Hong Kong Half-Marathon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1583155/christy-yiu-quits-nursing-job-pursue-olympic-dream-rio
  4. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Mo Farah reveals he had to be airlifted to hospital ahead of Commonwealth Games

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:59am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse English runner explains why he had to disappoint fans by withdrawing from Glasgow showpiece Mo Farah, the reigning world and Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion, missed the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because he collapsed and knocked himself out on a bathroom floor and spent four days in hospital. The 31-year-old British runner explained the full reason ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1571902/mo-farah-reveals-he-had-be-airlifted-hospital-ahead-commonwealth
  5. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Mo Farah gets back to winning ways with European Championships 10,000m title

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:45am by Agence France-Presse

    ... the naturalised Turkish runner formerly known as Stanley Kiprotich Mukche of Kenya, in the final 100m to win the fourth European track title of his career in 28 mins 08.11sec. “I really wanted to run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1573373/mo-farah-gets-back-winning-ways-european-championships-10000m
  6. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Young Hong Kong runners ready to shine at Marathon

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:37pm by Richard Castka

    ... for tomorrow's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, improved race times and bragging rights are expected from an expanding group of young local runners. Several rising youngsters are members ... completed a wire-to-wire victory in the 14th SPT 30Km at Shek Kong in January, and he intends to be either the first or second local runner to finish in the full marathon. "I'll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1428048/young-hong-kong-runners-ready-shine-marathon
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    North Korea's 'marathon diplomacy' targets Hong Kong runners

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:08pm by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka For the first time, organisers open up the race to amateurs from overseas North Korea eyes HK runners for marathon "Marathon diplomacy" has taken on new meaning in North Korea with the secretive state opening up the Pyongyang International Marathon to non-professional athletes. And Hong Kong runners are being targeted as competitors. With the world again ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1402624/north-koreas-marathon-diplomacy-targets-hong-kong-runners
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    January date change for 2015 Hong Kong Marathon 'will make it harder'

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:12pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... said yesterday. Organisers yesterday revealed the event will be staged on January 25 next year, so "runners can benefit from the generally more favourable weather conditions". ... the fastest local woman in the marathon this year, said: "I think mid-February is cool enough and is possibly a better balance between the needs of the runners for cool race temperatures and cool ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1519762/january-date-change-2015-hong-kong-marathon-will-make-it-harder
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Runners gather to pay tribute to local running legend John Lane

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 08:02am by ANNMARIE EVANS

    ... British long-distance runner John Lane went to Shanghai in 1999 on a trip with fellow Free China Hash runners, he saw a duck for sale at a rural market. "The duck was, of course, for the chop and somebody's dinner," says fellow runner Peter Keeping. "So John bought it. "And as I understand it, he kept the duck for several days and the duck took quite a liking to him. I'm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1335464/runners-gather-pay-tribute-local-running-legend-john-lane
  10. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    A marathon with a patriotic beat

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang For the first time, foreign amateur runners were given the opportunity to see Pyongyang in North Korea close-up by competing in an annual race Patriotic beat for the marathon The streets of North Korea's showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1480972/marathon-patriotic-beat

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