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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Peggy Chan first ran a marathon because of someone else's mistake and she hasn't stopped since

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 09:21pm by Richard Castka

    ... to cross-country to road races. "I enjoyed running and so I started to run regularly with friends," said Chan, 46. "I like to keep fit and healthy and running seemed like a great way to keep ... with my friends just to keep fit during the summer, but any thoughts of running fast times were a long way from my mind. "Not having a job was also beginning to get to me as I've been ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Christy Yiu quits nursing job to pursue Olympic dream in Rio

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:11pm by Richard Castka

    ... doubled the volume and intensity of my training. "Fitting in time for training while working has meant I've also had to battle injuries, so I've decided to quit my job ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Mo Farah reveals he had to be airlifted to hospital ahead of Commonwealth Games

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:59am by Agence France-Presse

    ... from the England team for the Commonwealth Games citing a lack of fitness after suffering from illness in the wake of his disappointing eighth-placed finish on his marathon debut in London ... tickets, but I just wasn’t ready. I was nowhere near ready.” Farah was examined by the medical staff at British Athletics and passed fit to resume training at his high altitude base at Font Romeu ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    My best is yet to come, says superstar Usain Bolt

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... time to work and stay fit and to be focused." Coach Mills, who has guided Bolt to his six Olympic golds and a record 10 world championship medals since 2007, also believes the sprinter ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Ivan Li gains strength after being robbed while training in Kenya

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:36pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Young athlete learns expensive life lesson during camp for high-altitude running Li gains strength after hard life lessons in Kenya Ivan Li Chun-yin is so determined to make the podium in the senior 10km at tomorrow's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon that he spent almost two months in Kenya to prepare- and as well as boosting his fitness, he learned ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Nestor Wong overcomes adversity to break Hong Kong junior distance running record

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:59am

    ... record he’d been striving for. “At the time I was really fit and ready to break the record. I thought, ‘so close, yet so far’. [After the accident] I thought my chance of achieving my goal ... but before [last year] I wasn’t good enough,” said Wong. “I spent a lot of time preparing for my HKDSE exam, and reached peak fitness after it was over. But then I suffered a leg injury as a result ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Alvin Tang boosts hopes for assault on Standard Chartered Marathon

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 09:56pm by Richard Castka

    ... the Hong Kong Marathon with a long-distance race a month or so beforehand to assess their training and overall fitness. Despite being somewhat young for a marathon runner, Tang ran ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    200m win sets Gay up for world sprint double

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... himself up for a world championships sprint double challenge. Gay, who notched the season's fastest 100m on Friday with a victory in 9.75, again demonstrated he is fit and ready to take ... "My 200 was just an indication of my fitness. I'm definitely glad I was victorious." Gay's 200m time eclipsed the 19.79 clocked by Bolt in Oslo on June 13 as the fastest ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Hong Kong Marathon organisers ban under 16s from 10-kilometre race

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay, Lana Lam

    ... under 16 could enter the 10-kilometre event if they had three documents- a doctor's certificate, parental permission and an assessment from an athletics coach that showed the child was fit ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Usain Bolt fired up for worlds despite his rivals' absence

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... champion, to race each other over 600 metres. "We don't know if it will happen, but we'll definitely be thinking about it, to see if it possibly could fit in our schedules. So ...




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