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  1. Tait sees off close rivals with hard-fought, tactical race

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pushed hard for a win over a hilly but scenic 12km course in Aberdeen Country Park yesterday. Former British cross country international Bob Shorrock led the 250-strong field from the starting point, but was shadowed closely by in-form Gunner Rethfeldt, who won the China Coast Marathon just three weeks ago, and trail running specialist Tait. The trio were evenly matched over the smooth ...

  2. Lazy? Watson's prescribes a cross-country run

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sara Troughton The Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association is organising the Watson's Pharmacy Self Care Cross-Country Championships and Relay 2004. The championships will be held ... and sweet fresh air impossible to find in the concrete jungle. The association will host a running clinic on Sunday for anyone interested in learning more about running strategies, medication ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - TRAIL RUNNING

    Peak condition

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... for their main trail races in their countries". Bhattachan, 58, was early to spot Nepal's potential as a running destination and breeding ground for elite runners. He helped to establish ... races, self-guided running tours in the country are easy to organise, says Bull. "Nepal's established network of trekking tea houses, that provide bed and board, means you can run ...

  4. Unsung heroes

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Alvin Chui Wui-chung School Choi Hung Estate Catholic Secondary School Grade Form Six Sport Cross-country and athletics Achievements Alvin, 17, is a long-distance runner ... in the Southern District Cross Country Race. He is captain of his school's cross-country team. He came ninth in the Grade A boys' category of the 2010-11 Division Two Inter-school Cross Country ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Kimberley Ultramarathon burn victims to sue race organiser

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... it can accept," she said. "Governments all over the world continue to contact us asking if we would consider staging an annual event in their country." ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ADVENTURE

    Participants in NT Border Run say organisers reckless

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... was taking part in a 10 kilometre run on the second day of the two-day Hong Kong ITU Triathlon Asian Cup. As the tragedy unfolded, Border Run racers navigated a route with insufficient water stops, which passed a zone outlawed for runners by the government until this year. Organisers provided no medical care, angry participants reported. The Border Run saw runners make their way from ...

  7. Late cancellation of cross-country event irks runners

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka The Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association was forced to defend itself after a number of competitors complained that it had left it too late to cancel yesterday's Cross Country Championships at Hok Tau. The event was only called off a 5.30am because of a thunderstorm warning, while typhhon signal number three was also in effect. Some 500 runners were due ...

  8. Dozens of police forces across the country now using software to help sentence petty criminals

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 06:37pm

    ... – with no complaints or appeals. Nanjing police were the first in the country to use the software which comes programmed with a legal database to suggest appropriate punishments. The technology is designed to standardise penalties for cases such as theft and prostitution, according to a programme on state-run broadcaster China Central Television. Usage of the system has now expanded to Hubei and Gansu ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Afghan president heads to Beijing for talks as Nato troops quit war-torn country

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 01:33pm by AFP

    ... began a four-day visit while Nato combat troops prepare to withdraw from his country. Ghani was sworn in as Afghanistan's head of state last month in the war-torn Asian nation's first ... to have more than US$1 trillion worth of mineral resources, according to studies by the US Geological Survey. At the same time, all Nato combat troops will leave the country by December, leaving ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    For 'one country, two systems' to work, Beijing needs inspired Hong Kong leadership

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 01:01pm by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate Tom Plate says a nomination procedure that would throw up a leader like Leung needs an overhaul For 'one country, two systems' to work, Beijing needs inspired HK ... will be able to vote but not everyone will be able to run. It regards its rule-making as well within its sovereign power. Pushing negotiations with the upstart protesters down to the working level ...




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