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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    World Cup can help lift Hong Kong's profile, says organiser of new event

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 11:18pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com HKASA hope city's rising stars can learn from the best with World Cup leg being staged here for the next three years, starting on Monday World's ... Olympic champion Chad le Clos and Hungarian star Katinka Hosszu, the two leaders in the overall series. Hong Kong will feature 36 national squad swimmers- including Olympian Stephanie Au Hoi-shun, ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Chad Le Clos wins men's 100 metres freestyle in Hong Kong World Cup

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 12:18am by Unus Alladin

    ... happening around us Chad le Clos American Thomas Shields was a well-beaten second in 47.80 seconds, while South Africa's Leith Shankland took third place in 47.82. Hungarian women's star ... medallist Le Clos. Cheah also clinched a bronze medal in the 100m backstroke- his first World Cup medal. He also picked up another bronze in the 50m butterfly and anchored Hong Kong to gold ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Bitter disappointment for Hong Kong swimmer Siobhan Haughey

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The 16-year-old is upset she could not match her world championship time, which would have seen her win a bronze Bitter disappointment as Haughey misses out Siobhan Haughey ... One day after anchoring Hong Kong to a bronze medal in the women's 4x100 metres freestyle relay at the Asian Games, Haughey returned to the pool in the hope that she could win on her own. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan set to renew fierce rivalry in the pool

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:08pm by APSPT

    ... the 200 metres, 400m and 1,500m freestyle world titles he won last year to Incheon, along with the two golds, a silver and a bronze he won at the 2012 London Olympics, where he became the first ... a cannonball into the pool while wearing a pair of children's floaties. In another, Sun, floating on an air mattress, thanks Park for not quitting swimming to become a singer or TV star. Now ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps to miss world championships after six-month ban for drink driving

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:16am

    ... Associated Press USA Swimming punishment blow to star's hopes of Olympics comeback Michael Phelps’ comeback took a major hit on Monday, with USA Swimming suspending the 18-time Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next year’s world championships. Phelps also lost six months of funding from the sport’s national governing body as a result of his ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang wins 400 metres freestyle gold as China fight back

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:00pm by Agence France-Presse and Associated Press

    ... Agencies in Incheon Bling king leads his country's resurgence in the pool after early Japanese domination, beating Korean rival Park Tae-hwan who collected bronze Flamboyant Sun back ... however, appearing in Chinese television commercials poking fun at his rival and betting him a slap-up barbecue meal he would crush him in Incheon. Former Olympic gold medallist Park took bronze ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Katinka Hosszu shines as Chad le Clos gold rush goes on at Fina event

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:34am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Hungarian breaks World Cup record, as South African remains unbeaten Hosszu shines as Le Clos gold rush goes on Hungarian star Katinka Hosszu brought the curtain down ... part yet," said Atkinson. South African star Chad le Clos won both his events on Tuesday night to make it four out of four and he was particularly pleased with his men's 50m freestyle ...

  8. Sport - China - SWIMMING

    Olympic star Ye Shiwen heads to university

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:20am

    ... Associated Press Swimmer to combine training with law study at Tsinghua University China’s two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ye Shiwen has a new title: College freshman. The 2012 London Games champion in the women’s 200- and 400-metre medleys registe ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong's Geoff Cheah feels at home with Michael Phelps

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... impressionable moment for me." He first represented Hong Kong at senior level at the 2006 Asian Championships in Singapore where he won a bronze medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Later that year ... butterfly. Last summer, Cheah's path crossed that of American basketball star Jeremy Lin, in a gym. It inspired him to reach greater heights. "I saw how hard he works out and how he applies ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    There's no place like Baltimore for Michael Phelps

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:35pm by APSPT

    ... Associated Press in Baltimore Suburban pool where the 18-time Olympic champion learned to swim has changed little There's no place like Baltimore for US star Phelps Sitting ... slowly through the water looking to ward off the advancing years. In the middle of this scene out of Anywhere USA, there is Phelps and his star-studded training group, an impressive collection ...




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