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  1. In hot pursuit

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Legislators Choy So-yuk (left) and Emily Lau Wai-hing compete in the Friends of the Earth fifth Solar Cart Race at Victoria Park. The race was won by the Hongkong Electric team which set a record by completing 30 laps in just over 20 minutes. The aim of the race is to promote the use of renewable energy in the community. A record number of 27 teams took part in this year's ...

  2. Bad jump ends dream for Hongkonger

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung sat on his backside and wondered where it had all gone wrong. Brimming with confidence after a seventh-place finish in the men's vault at last year's World Championships in Tokyo, th ...

  3. Macau bowler masters Hongkongers

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'I tried too hard and made unforced errors. They cost me.' Brian says his coach, Hongkonger Daniel Yu, helped him achieve success; he had set his sights merely on trying to win a medal ...

  4. Hongkonger upstages champion Kiprotich

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Defending champion Thomas Kiprotich had his hands full during the half-marathon- and after it finished trying to keep his young son, Noah, on a leash. It was a losing cause on both occasions. Kiprotich, Hong Kong's ...

  5. Hongkongers invited to carry Olympic Flame

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... By Michelle Chan Sports stars are not the only ones taking part in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Three lucky individuals will represent Hong Kong and carry the Olympic Flame in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay. Coca-Cola China has organised a city-w ...

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    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

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

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Blumberg hopes be among a select few to have ever completed four challenging 100-mile US trail races in 10 weeks While Djokovic and co. fight it out at Wimbledon, there’s another Grand Slam taking place in the US that’s attracting a small but growing crowd – including the attention of Hongkongers. It’s got nothing to do with tennis, though, ...

  7. Money-mad

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shopping malls are hoping for big profits as they launch Games promotions. Is there a danger of commercialism drowning out calls for Hongkongers to embrace the real Olympic spirit? Write to us. ...

  8. Youth apathy to local sport worries educators

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the sport itself, personal participation is important,' said Gary Wong Pui-fang, the vice chancellor of the Roundtable Community, a youth think tank. It is not that Hongkongers do not like ... they would prefer a grass-roots approach to promoting local sport, with 41 per cent saying the focus should be on school- and community-based sport. Organisers said Hongkongers tended to focus ...

  9. Games won't be shown on free TV

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip and Stuart Lau Hongkongers are unlikely to catch the London Olympic Games on free-to-air channels. Three television stations have failed to agree on broadcast arrangements. People ... the government to set a definite timetable for the issuing of three new free-to-air licences. Penny Wu, a third-year medical student from the University of Hong Kong, thinks it is unfair that Hongkongers ...

  10. Medal hopes

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government will spend millions to help the city's athletes excel at the 2012 Olympics. Is having a large budget enough, or must there be a change of attitude among young Hongkongers towards sport? Write to us ...




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