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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong to field only domestic soccer players for Asian Games in South Korea

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:31pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... to the game," said Kim. There will be 24 teams in the Asian Games, featuring East Asia powers such as Japan, South Korea and China as well as Middle East strongholds including United Arab Emirates, Iran ... has given up hope of using naturalised talent in his Asian Games campaign, naming a 20-strong squad consisting wholly of domestic players. Defenders Wisdom Agbo, originally from Ghana, ...

  2. 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 ...


    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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - EAST ASIAN GAMES

    Exhausted shuttlers limp out of East Asian Games

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... exhausted badminton players bowed out limply from the East Asian Games yesterday, having expended all their energy to win a silver medal in the team event. Playing his ninth game in four days, Wong Wing-ki went out in the individual quarter-finals when he was beaten by Kazumasa Sakai of Japan in three games after a gruelling 73-minute battle. World No 11 Hu Yun retired in his first-round ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong fencers stun China to win gold at East Asian Games

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 05:35pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... 45-40 win at the Tianjin Foreign Language University Arena brought not only a East Asian Games gold medal but also wrapped up a successful fencing campaign for Hong Kong as they finished ... Incheon Asian Games. “China, South Korea and Japan are all here and we won’t be afraid of them any more,” said the fast-improving youngster, who also won a bronze medal at last month’s National ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - EAST ASIAN GAMES

    Squash team Hong Kong's best hopes for gold in East Asian Games

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

    ... Before she always played under the shadow of Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin- such as at the 2009 East Asian Games and the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. The atmosphere at a major games is different ... Asian Games. So the pressure is on as the squad head into the 2013 edition of the Games in Tianjin starting today. "There is huge amount of pressure," head coach Tony Choi Yuk-kwan ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Coach Kim Pan-gon plays down Hong Kong's chances of retaining East Asian Games title

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... East Asian Games, but coach Kim Pan-gon remains cautious of their chances of defending their title in Tianjin. Despite being down to 10 men for most of the second half, the under-23 squad saw ... for the Games had gone well, but admitted their opponents there- China, Japan, North Korea and South Korea in a single round-robin competition- would be a different class. "We are the defending ...

  10. Sport - EAST ASIAN GAMES

    Hong Kong win three golds in wushu

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Chan Kin-wa in Tianjin kinwa.chan@scmp.com

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Tianjin kinwa.chan@scmp.com Martial artists will return with an impressive medal haul from East Asian Games; the men’s 4x100 metre track relay team head off China for a silver medal Sick Geng leads HK to tripple gold in wushu Hong Kong’s wushu team will return from the East Asian Games with an impressive collection of medals after adding three gold, two silver ...




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