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  1. 500 more to compete in harbour swim

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com This year's cross-harbour swim will be open to 1,500 participants, up from 1,000 when the event was revived last year after a 33-year break. The Hong Kong ... swimmers. Previously held in Repulse Bay, Asian Open Water competitors will follow a longer route than cross-harbour participants, but will start and end at the same points. The two swimming events ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RACE

    Nearly 250 under-17s in 2,700 lined up to swim across Victoria Harbour

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... will be among those taking part in next month's cross-harbour swim, though parents' concerns over their children's safety may have prevented more young athletes from joining the race. ... Pool. Launched in 1906, the cross-harbour swim was relaunched last year after being scrapped in 1978 because of high levels of pollution in the harbour. Among the teenagers taking part ...

  3. Young swimmers make winning splash

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Young competitors claimed the top prizes on Sunday in Hong Kong's cross-harbour swim, which returned after a 33-year break. The teenagers stood out from nearly 1,000 people ... thanked the DBS principal and the PE teacher for letting him swim in the race. 'The cross-harbour race comes in the middle of the inter-school competition, but they are not worried that I am ...

  4. 2007 Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the showpiece race in two hours, 17 minutes and three seconds to continue the streak of Kenyan winners into a fourth year. But a massive congestion of runners at the cross-harbour tunnel convinced ...

  5. Unsung hero

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... races,' Freeman says. 'I missed the deadline for last year's Cross Harbour Race, but will enter this year if it takes place. I also want to pass my coaching exams when I turn 18.' ...

  6. Light at the end of the tunnel or false dawn?

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Church in Kunming Nine years- that's how long it's been since China made their debut appearance at the World Cup finals, when Bora Milutinovic's team took to the field to face Costa Rica in the South Korean city of Gwangju. It was a ...

  7. 40 people injured in accident in Tsang Yi tunnel

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Last updated at 6.21pm: Forty people on Monday were injured in a four-vehicle pileup between a coach and three container trucks in Cheung Tsing Tunnel on Tsing Yi island. All ... in the Kowloon-bound lane of the Cheung Tsing Tunnel at about 8am when the coach was heading for Causeway Bay. Three container trucks collided before the coach from behind failed to stop in time and hit one ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Mar 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Six injured in coach smash at cheung Tsing tunnel Six people were injured when a coach slammed into the back of a truck in Cheung Tsing Tunnel in Tsing Yi. Three men and three women, including the 39-year-old truck driver, were taken to Princess Margaret Hospital after the two vehicles collided in the Kowloon-bound tube of Cheung Tsing Tunnel. All six were discharged after ...


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

    ... There was as much action off the field as on in the true tradition of the Sevens with the fans doing their part to ensure a carnival atmosphere at the Hong Kong Stadium yesterday Caped crusader... Hair we go... On for the road... Tunnel vision... Oi! Gimme my shorts... Dressed to thrill... Group therapy... Theenforcer... ...

  10. Liu's plight a mark of China's gold obsession

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the stadium was a hive of cheering and worship- and then it fell momentarily silent, paralysed by shock before issuing a huge groan as Liu limped down the tunnel. But he trained and trained ... crashed on to the London 2012 track after striking the first hurdle and watched helplessly as his historic career came to a halt. Liu, a courageous, modest hero to the last, hopped into the tunnel ...




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