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  1. Fok confident of getting IOC nod for another term

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Timothy Fok Tsun-ting is so confident of winning another term as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member that he will not lobby his colleagues. The president of Hong Kong Olympic Committee was first elected in Moscow in 2001 and, according to the rules, he has to stand for re-election after an eight-year term. A secret ballot will be held ...

  2. Fok eager to campaign for second IOC term

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, Hong Kong's sole International Olympic Committee member, wants another term when his eight-year mandate expires in October. 'I still have ... will compete in 23 sports. The president of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee, Fok was elected as an IOC member at its congress in Moscow in 2001. According to the Olympic Charter, IOC members ...

  3. Ambassador Chiu is now on the case

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Choi, squash is one of seven sports on a shortlist by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for consideration as two new sports for the 2016 Games. The others are baseball, golf, karate, ... and internationally,' said Hong Kong team head coach Tony Choi Yuk-kwan. 'There is only one player appointed from the greater China region. 'If squash is selected as an Olympic sport it will have ...

  4. HK IOC member to help juniors develop

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... selection of Rio de Janeiro as the 2016 Games venue will see the Olympics reach every continent, and the next target will be developing more athletes at junior level,' Fok said. 'The inaugural Youth Olympics in Singapore next year is part of that process.' Fok said IOC chief Jacques Rogge would attend December's East Asian Games in Hong Kong. ...

  5. China picks Anta as sportswear sponsor

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Torrance Wong Anta Sports Products has been appointed the exclusive sportswear sponsor for China's delegation to the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Anta yesterday announced its new role as the 2009-12 official partner of the Chinese Olympic Committee, covering 11 international competitions. 'This co-operation will help a great deal in enhancing our brand image, ...

  6. Rogge to award gold

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay International Olympic Committee president Dr Jacques Rogge will present the gold medals to the winners of the men's rugby sevens competition on Sunday. Rogge's appearance will be highly appropriate as it will be the first time that sevens will be played in a multi-sport games since it was accepted as an Olympic medal sport. ...

  7. The write stuff

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... calling for applications, the Olympic Sport and Literature Competition 2009- Hong Kong Phase is organised by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC). The committee aims to strengthen the link between literature and the sporting showpiece. Introduced after the 2000 Olympics, the competition is divided into under-12s (Chinese) and 12- to 18-year-olds ...

  8. 1b yuan Olympics profit excludes venues' construction cost

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... on the scale of spending since Beijing won the bid in 2001. The report said the organising committee for the Beijing Olympics (Bocog) had made 20.5 billion yuan in revenue by March 15 this year, 800 million yuan more than expected from a profit split with the International Olympics Committee, sponsorship, merchandising and ticket sales. It also reported a total outlay of 19.43 billion yuan ...

  9. Paddlers will retain Olympic status, China official insists

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... continuing dominance. Mainland media has reported that, because of China's grip on the game, it could face the axe if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has to pick one sport to jettison for the 2020 Games. 'This is only irresponsible speculation. I have never heard anything on this from the International Olympic Committee or the International Table Tennis Federation,' said ...

  10. Olympics help Haier build brand with international reach

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang The Beijing Olympics was more than a coming-out party for China and its athletes. For Haier, already a leading global brand of household appliances, it was the perfect stage from which to project itself to the world. What the 1964 Tokyo Olympics had done for Panasonic, and the 1988 Seoul Olympics for Samsung, Haier executives believed, the 2008 Beijing Games would ...




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