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  1. Love match seeking gold

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui The world's No 1 badminton player Xie Xingfang could make a romantic statement if she and her boyfriend, Lin Dan, win gold medals in the Olympics. In most sports on the mainland, it is frowned upon for players to become involved with each other. But Xie and Lin's relationship has been widely accepted by the national team and publicised worldwide. The couple ...

  2. 2008 Beijing Olympics

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... of its hero winning his second Olympic gold after his victory in Athens four years ago. Most medals The mainland topped the medals table with 51 gold, 21 silver and 28 bronze medals. Mainland athletes reigned supreme in table tennis and grabbed all the gold medals. Usain Bolt Triple Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt was the star of the track in Beijing. The 22-year-old Jamaican ...

  3. A golden surprise for boccia star

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Karen Kwok overcomes nerves to win first Paralympic gold medal for Hong Kong Boccia player Karen Kwok Hoi-yin won the first Paralympic gold medal for Hong Kong on Tuesday. ... 5-3 to grab the gold in the mixed individual BC-2 category. It was a dream come true for Kwok, who also took part in the 2004 Athens Paralympics. 'We didn't expect her to win gold ...

  4. Sprinter, fencers excel at Games

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui After two disappointing results, So Wa-wai bounces back in style to win 200m The 2008 Paralympics ended in Beijing yesterday, with Hong Kong winning five gold, three silver and three bronze medals. Boccia player Karen Kwok Hoi-yin claimed the first gold medal for Hong Kong, while her fellow-competitor Leung Yuk-wing won a silver. With the cancellation of the team ...

  5. athlete of the week

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... at the Asian Junior Wushu Championships in Singapore in 2005. She won gold medals in changquan and qiangshu respectively. She is the most promising junior female wushu athlete in Hong Kong, and has topped many international competitions. She won gold in jianshu and gunshu at the World Junior Championships in 2006 and 2008 respectively. At the Asian Junior Wushu Championships, she won ...

  6. Extra incentive for squash players

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... payout if they make a clean sweep of the multi-sports event to be held in December. Hong Kong Squash pledged an extra HK$400,000 for the gold and silver medallists this week, raising total prize ... to scoop all seven gold medals- in the singles, doubles and team events of men's, women's and mixed categories. There has been talk of a possible clean sweep of all seven silvers, too. ...

  7. Riding the crest of a wave in Singapore

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Kong records at the event, held in Singapore from June 29 to July 7. Overall, the Hong Kong squad won five gold, eight silver and five bronze medals in six sports to come fifth at the Games, behind China, South Korea, Thailand and Singapore. About 1,300 athletes aged 14 to 17 from 43 countries competed in the Games. The Hong Kong swimmers' medal haul- three gold, six silver ...

  8. Olympic medallists come to town

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... athletes will live on. Olympic gold medallists from the mainland are arriving here on Friday to share their joy with Hongkongers and proudly display their gold medals. The squad will stay ... swimming pool in Tsuen Wan. Sports fans can enjoy a display from diving champion Guo Jingjing, as well as see badminton master Lin Dan in action, members of the multiple gold medal winning ...

  9. Jessica hits new heights at Asian Championship

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Hong Kong's junior athletics team bring home two golds, a silver and a bronze from Jakarta Fourteen-year-old Jessica Fung Wai-yee was in record-breaking form again last ... another gold medal as well as a silver and a bronze. Jessica obviously wasn't overawed by the size of this year's event, in which around 600 young athletes from more than 40 countries ...

  10. Rising stars point to a bright future

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... in June. Wing-see won gold in women's daoshu, and silver medals in changquan and gunshu events. Chun-ming also claimed a gold in men's taijiquan, and silver medals in taijijian ... the East Asian Games.' Ki-ho captured two gold medals at the 2009 China National Track Race- Series 2 & 3. He also won a silver medal in the 3km individual pursuit at the China National ...




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