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  1. Health warning issued to World Cup fans

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.45pm: Hong Kong soccer fans should take care of their health while watching World Cup matches live overnight- and avoid fatigue, poor eating and excessive drinking, the Health Department warned on Thursday. The World Cup 2006 will kick off on Friday night (Hong Kong time) with the host, Germany, playing Costa Rica in Munich. In the space of 31 days, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551878/health-warning-issued-world-cup-fans
  2. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... then the Leadville 100 (Aug 17) in the Colorado Rockies, and finishing off with the Wasatch Front (Sept 6) in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Hong Kong is represented by Andre Blumberg, 43, a German IT director ... difficult part is getting through the lottery for the Western States 100,” says Blumberg, who returned to Hong Kong on Tuesday after the first Slam. The race, the world’s oldest 100-mile race ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1275213/hong-kong-runner-andre-blumbergs-grand-slam-quest
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Athletics coach Paul Wright to quit Hong Kong for sake of son's health

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka and John Carney Pollution forces coach who transformed city's athletics to leave just four months into contract Wright quits to save son's health Hong Kong ... Since Wright took the job in May 2010, Hong Kong athletics has seen a significant improvement, notably qualifying for the men's 4x100 metres relay in the London Olympic Games. But Wright, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1032477/athletics-coach-paul-wright-quit-hong-kong-sake-sons-health
  4. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Who is Hong Kong's most decorated sporting personality? All hail Yu Chui-yee, the brilliant one-legged swordswoman whose flashing foil at the 2004 Paralympics won four ... at the Paralympic Games after the Athens Olympics? A total of 18 medals won by the 23-strong Hong Kong team was a remarkable effort. Everyone knows San-san. Remember how we hugged Lee Lai-shan to our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/543496/kevin-sinclairs-hong-kong
  5. Catch and kick - football with an Irish twist comes to conquer Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Donal Scully

    ... If you had played word association with 'Hong Kong', 'sport' and 'Ireland' back in June most responses would have been 'Special Olympics' and 'Sars', made with a sour face. That was when overzealous health officials in Ireland put Hong Kong's Special Olympians through all kinds of hoops before finally admitting a depleted squad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429393/catch-and-kick-football-irish-twist-comes-conquer-hong-kong
  6. Hong Kong aim for gold rush

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Tang

    ... Vivienne Tang Hong Kong's Paralympians are confident of another medal bonanza when they compete in Athens later this month. The 26-strong squad taking part in the 2004 Paralympic ... 'Hopefully, I can have a good performance and bring back a few medals and see the Hong Kong flag being raised,' he said. Veteran sprinter So Wa-wai, the defending champion in the 100, 200 and 400 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/468591/hong-kong-aim-gold-rush
  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Blister sisters: Hong Kong's women ultramarathon runners

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Three Hong Kong runners earned the right to compete in oneof the toughest foot races on the planet, writes Rachel Jacqueline The ascentof women A marathon is usually the summit of a runner's achievements, but three Hong Kong women nearly quadrupled that distance on an unseasonably cold and wet day in June. Claire Price, Kami Semick ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1046087/blister-sisters-hong-kongs-women-ultramarathon-runners
  8. A not-so-weighty issue

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... wrestler in Japan, where athletes must keep gaining weight to stay strong. But for most locals who practise sumo as a sport, things are very different. Sumo was introduced to Hong Kong more than 20 years ago, and the Hong Kong Sumo Association (HKSA) was set up in 1991. As with other combat sports, athletes compete in their respective weight categories. The rules are simple, and HKSA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002578/not-so-weighty-issue
  9. From fat, unfit, couch potato to poster girl for better health - thanks to rugby

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho If - and granted, it's a big if - the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens desired to transform itself into an advertisement for better health, then maybe the cause would already have ... something,' Chan said, and shortly thereafter she was part of the Hong Kong Football Club's women's rugby team, alongside women who could run, play rugby and had a concept of the word ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630928/fat-unfit-couch-potato-poster-girl-better-health-thanks-rugby
  10. Pacemaker issue rears its ugly head

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a guide to the future, goes in the bin. And it has a lack of tempo in common with most of the Hong Kong Derbies that this column has witnessed. Recall, in recent years, clever rides to overcome ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996074/pacemaker-issue-rears-its-ugly-head

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