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  1. Leanne says triathlon helps develop all-round skills

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... now trains with one of the Hong Kong Triathlon Association's (HKTA) district squads at the Sports Institute, Sha Tin. Soundbite: 'I like triathlon because it is good for developing ...

  2. SDB athletes make the grade

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... A GROUP OF teenage athletes on a Hong Kong Sports Development Board (SDB) scholarship scheme were praised for their good A-level results last week. Some 70 per cent of the 13 SDB athletes ... perfectly capable of balancing sport and study, said Dr Chung Pak-kwong, director of elite training and sports development at the SDB. 'They only have limited time for studying and most do ...

  3. New step on ladder to top-flight rugby

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... A new under-18 colts rugby programme means young players, who previously had to jump from the under-16 to under-19 level, have a more manageable step on their development ladder. The new ... with the group becoming a selection pool for further development, said Haynes. 'The new group does not interfere with the traditionally recognised under-19 bracket which continues at international ...

  4. Enjoying the hustle and bustle of Beijing

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... to join a reputable firm in the capital where he led business development activities and executed senior level searches with assignments for clients in the oil and gas, professional services, ... during the tech boom, with a strong focus on marketing, business development and business leadership positions. Now the vice-president and general manager of Boyden's Beijing office, Mr ...

  5. Capital to experience a magical moment

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... the Olympic Broadcast Centre, the show must go on for the pre-booked International Federation of Magic Societies World Championships of Magic 2009. Tony Xu Feng, CNCC's business development ... and the Beijing Tourist Administration (BTA) is already committed, but now there is no national convention and visitors bureau [CVB]. We need this for the further development of purpose built facilities, ...

  6. Top tips for budding local athletes

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... athletes in speed development, fitness and jumping. Morning and afternoon sessions, which will be held for 10 days at Shing Mun Valley Sports Ground, include sprinting, distance running, long jump, ... Development Board. The programme is open to ages 12-18 and costs $120. Deadline for applications is this Saturday. For entry forms, call the WAC at 2606 8975, or go to www.hkaaa.com ...

  7. England calls up rugby players

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Rugby Club and officials at English top flight club side Leicester Tigers. All three players are members of DeA Rugby Club which has established the programme as an opportunity to develop ... the experience would make the three better players. 'They need to develop their rugby skills and be nursed in an environment that isn't disrupted by family life,' said Gregory, a longtime ...

  8. Games 'springboard for success'

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... of developing a more vigorous sports culture in the SAR and will breed success, said the Hong Kong Sports Development Board's (SDB) Professor Frank Fu Hoo-kin. The 22nd Universiade opens tomorrow ... of our national teams of the future,' said Professor Fu, who is chairman of the SDB's Sport Development Committee. 'Many of the Games-bound athletes have already represented Hong ...

  9. Athletes track Beijing's best

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... such a powerhouse in world sport. Led by Maureen Chan, executive director of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board, (SDB), 21 athletes left on Monday for a five-day tour of the Chinese capital. ... cultural development programmes and its preparations for the Olympic Games in 2008. On Monday, the group visited the National Sports Training Centre run by the State Sport General Administration. ...

  10. Players from cricket school to visit SAR

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Association (WACA). It is the first school in Australia to develop a full-time vocational sport curriculum. Since launching the programme, the school has produced several players who have gone ... Howard of the Hong Kong Cricket Association (HKCA). 'The HKCA has excellent cricketing links throughout the world which we continually seek to develop. 'Kent Street School has ...




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