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  1. Au aims to be on guard in London

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Against the odds, Au clinched an individual silver and a team bronze in the women's sabre at the Guangzhou Games. Hong Kong had not won a fencing silver medal at the Asiad prior to Au's performance, nor had any fencer clinched the Sports Star title since the awards' inception in 1987. 'It is a great honour to become the first Sports Star from fencing,' she said. 'A ...

  2. athlete of the week

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Name Iris Lam Hin-wai Sport Fencing (sabre) Achievements Lam, 19, is a full-time member of the Hong Kong fencing team specialising in the sabre category. She won a bronze medal in the women's sabre individual at the Men's & Women's Sabre World Cup held in Thailand in May. She also won third place in the women's sabre team event at the Asian Fencing ...

  3. Shake a leg... or two

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Walking lunge (Step 1) Keep your back straight, face forward and have your feet shoulder width apart (Step 2) Lower your back knee so that it just taps the ground (Step 3) Push off your back toes to push your body forward so that your back fo ...

  4. Fencers settle for bronze against China

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... event, team or individual. In fact, we had never won any silver in fencing at the Asian Games before Guangzhou.' Cheung also said Lei made rapid adjustments after his defeat in the individual event. 'He managed to get himself right in a short time and showed his best in the team event today,' said Cheung. Hong Kong completed their fencing campaign with another bronze ...

  5. athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Name Cyrus Chang Chi-hin School Helen Liang Memorial Secondary School (Sha Tin) Grade Form Six Sport Fencing Achievements Cyrus, 16, is a Hong Kong junior fencing team member. ... at the Inter-schools Fencing Competition. He also helped his school come second overall. Soundbite 'The enjoyment I get from fencing is greater than from other sports. I started doing it because ...

  6. athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best Name Cheung Sik-lui Sport fencing Achievements Cheung, 19, turned professional in June this year. She won the women's epee team bronze at the Asian Fencing Championships in April this year. Her excellent performance earned her the Hong Kong Sports Institute Outstanding Junior Athlete Award last month. ...

  7. No 25: Tan Xue

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Lee

    ... Kevin Lee Name: Tan Xue Born: January 30, 1984 in Tianjin Entry for Beijing Olympics: fencing, women's sabre Major rivals: Sada Jacobson (US), Mariel Zagunis (US), Elena Netchaeva (Russia) Career highlights: Silver medal, 2004 Athens Olympics; Gold medal, 2002 world championship The fencing piste isn't the only place for Tan Xue to shine. She also played a role ...

  8. A perfect foil: HK fencer defends gold title

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a wheelchair since she was 10. Initially attracted to fencing because of the 'cool' white uniform, she has become an integral part of Hong Kong's team, winning four medals in Athens, including a gold in foil and a silver in the epee individual fencing event. But wearing a pair of yellow spectacles even when fencing, the softly spoken Chan looks more like a teacher than ...

  9. detours

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... on a barbed-wire fence or some mineral in the ground. 'On thinking it over later, there was no barbed-wire fence near where we were at the time,' Prather wrote. 'And as far as we knew, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Let's forget Occupy Central, mend fences- and move on

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 01:13pm by TERENCE WU

    ... Terence Wu Terence Wu says Beijing has called the bluff of the movement's organisers Let's forget Occupy Central, mend fences- and move on I was a registered voter, ... down the rhetoric, mend fences and move on. Terence Wu is director and CEO of Santai Eco Fishery Limited ...




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