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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG UPDATE

    Wu Siu-hong on course for elusive individual medal

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:34pm by CHAN KINWA

    ... after capturing double gold medals at the 2001 East Asian Games, Wu returned empty-handed from the Asian Games in Busan and Doha and it was not until 2010 in Guangzhou that he won his first, ... Kong's Wu Siu-hong is poised to challenge for his first individual Asian Games medal after an impressive start in the men's masters. Wu, who turns 30 next month, stayed on top of the 16-man ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - ORGANISATION

    Asian Games: Competition will maintain its 'regional flavour'

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the regional flavour' Kabbadi and sepak takraw will continue to be part of the Asian Games to retain a distinctive "Asian flavour"- and the number of sports won't be cut, said ... to the region so as to keep our Asian identity and flavour Sheikh Ahmad al-Sabah Despite the rising costs of hosting the Games- given as a reason for Hanoi pulling out as host in 2019- Sheikh Ahmad ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong

    Lok Kwan-hoi's historic gold an ideal tool to push for aquatics centre at Kai Tak airport site

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:55am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ...- will be a powerful tool in the fight to build a water sports centre on the Kai Tak airport site. Lok Kwan-hoi became the first rower from Hong Kong to clinch a gold medal in the Asian Games when he won ... Asian Games silver medal, along with men's lightweight double sculls pair Chow Kwong-wing and Tang Chiu-mang. A four-time Asian Games competitor who also won a silver at the 2006 Doha ...


    Inside Incheon: North Koreans had their reasons not to smile

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 11:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... salvation by reuniting. The best example is the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1990 leading to the merger between East Germany and West Germany and the creation of a unified Germany. After some initial ... seems to be running out in the South. On the last two occasions these Games were held in South Korea, 1986 Seoul and 2002 Busan, the Seoul government paid for travel and accommodation ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - FENCING

    Fencers confident in push for Asian Games gold

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... will help inspire the Hong Kong men's foil team as the fencers aim for gold at the upcoming Asian Games. The team stunned China in the East Asian Games final in Tianjin last year, clinching ... in Tianjin [East Asian Games] has bolstered our confidence that we can do it even against strong rivals such as China and South Korea Cheung Siu-lun "We have also had good preparation ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - BASKETBALL

    Basketball is growing fast in the region- but not in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 08:46pm by CHAN KIN=WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Veteran Fong Shing-yee sees national side taking more punishment at Asian Games Hoopsisgrowing fast- but not in HK The state of basketball in Hong Kong- and its future- is starkly illustrated by the national team's prospects at the Asian Games. They face likely elimination before the event officially begins and will probably be quickly ...

  7. Sport - China - EAST ASIAN GAMES

    Japan's Riko Matsuzaki steals China's thunder at East Asian Games

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:26pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Tianjin kinwa.chan@scmp.com Riko Matsuzaki of Japan upset the script by winning the first gold medal at the sixth East Asian Games in Tianjin today, creating a small uproar ... of China (16:40.52). At the victory ceremony, Matsuzaki received the first gold medal of the Games from Chinese Sports Minister Liu Peng, who then watched the flag-raising ceremony ...


    Sarah Lee brings curtain down with gold medal at East Asian Games

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 03:39pm

    ... for the last, winning two gold medals on the final day of East Asian Games in Tianjin on Tuesday. Sarah Lee Wai-sze landed the first gold for the cycling team with her victory in the women’s sprint ... this is the last opportunity to win medals at the East Asian Games, making it more difficult for Hong Kong athletes.” Introduced in Shanghai in 1993, the existing East Asian Games format now comes ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - EAST ASIAN GAMES

    Hong Kong unlikely to better 2009 East Asian Games haul, Pang Chung says

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Tianjin kinwa.chan@scmp.com HK unlikely to better 2009 haul, Pang says Hong Kong's record East Asian Games (EAG) medal haul in 2009 of 26 gold, 31 silver and 53 bronze ... the East Asian Games were aimed at promoting goodwill among members. There are nine members: China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Taiwan, Macau, Mongolia, Guam and Hong Kong. "Japan ...

  10. Sport - EAST ASIAN GAMES

    Siobhan Haughey caps East Asian Games debut with 7th swim medal

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Siobhan Haughey capped a successful debut at the East Asian Games by winning her seventh medal in the swimming pool at Tianjin on Monday. Haughey, who turns 16 later this month, added a silver ... will be the Youth Olympics in Nanjing next summer and the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. In cycling, a minor mistake cost Sarah Lee Wai-sze the gold medal and she was forced to settle for silver ...




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