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  1. News - Hong Kong - OLYMPICS

    China's gold medallists show off their golden touch in HK

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Olympic gold medallists relive the Games and connect with fans at HK sports extravaganza China's star athletes take a victory lap China's Olympic gold medallists were greeted at Queen Elizabeth Stadium yesterday by rapturous applause, as athletes and spectators alike relived the glory of the Games. Hongkongers Queenie Lam ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Skater Patrick Chan credits his Asian heritage for his will to win

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sochi, Russia Canadian figure skater credits his family link to the city as he bids to leave his mark in Sochi HK heritageis driving Patrick Chan's gold quest ... become the first skater to win two gold medals at the same Olympics with the new team competition- men, women, pairs and ice dance- being decided tomorrow. "It would be so cool to be part ...

  3. Sport - China - OLYMPICS

    China confident Sochi Olympic Games security will be adequate

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:21pm by Reuters

    ... is not a traditional winter sports powerhouse, winning only five gold medals at the 2010 Games in Vancouver, and deputy sports minister Yang Shu’an said China was only a “middle” country in this field. China has won a total of nine gold medals at winter Games, compared with 201 at the summer Olympics. “Of the 98 competitions at Sochi, about one-third of them we don’t yet do in China. ...

  4. Sport - OLYMPICS

    Olympic Games chief Thomas Bach hints at way for athletes to play politics in Sochi

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:50am by AFP

    ... hand, the athletes enjoy the freedom of speech so if in a press conference they wanted to make a political statement then they are absolutely free to do so.” Bach, who won Olympic gold ...

  5. News - World - OLYMPICS

    Olympics: Russia claims anti-doping progress, must convince sceptics

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:39am by Agence France-Presse in Sochi

    ... and will miss the Games. When the Russian squad lined up for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, where it won only three gold medals in its worst ever performance, its numbers had been severely ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Lindsey Vonn's injury robs Sochi Winter Games of its star attraction

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:02pm by Reuters

    ... her involvement was in doubt from a bruised shin. In the end, she became the first US woman to win downhill gold and also took a Super-G bronze. The success has had a darker side ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    New boss Bach lays out his priorities

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the Sochi Winter Olympics, which open in February, to focus his mind immediately. However, in his post-victory press conference the affable lawyer- the first Olympic gold medallist to be elected ... gold in fencing at the 1976 Olympics, said that while the battles against match-fixing and doping shared some characteristics the latter was easier to detect. We should open up a dialogue ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    New IOC head Bach aims to alter bid city mentality

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... into a question-and-answer session with the bid cities for no matter what Olympic Games I already know the answers, because I have heard them all before." Bach, the first Olympic gold medallist to become IOC ... are imposing too much too early." Bach, who won Olympic gold for West Germany in the fencing team foil event at the 1976 Games in Montreal, also said with his new workload he would be cutting all ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Inside track leads Bach to IOC presidency

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 11:51pm by AFP

    ... president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in Buenos Aires. The 59-year-old German – the first Olympic gold medallist to become president – won in the second round of voting by his ... the second round which was not the case for Taiwan’s Wu Ching-Kuo who was eliminated. Bach, gold medallist with the West German team in the team foil event in the 1976 Olympics, had been ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC member says India running out of time

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 04:51pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... sports ministry and several prominent athletes, including India’s only individual Olympic gold medal winner, Abhinav Bindra, have lauded the IOC in its efforts to clean up India’s sports ...




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