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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

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

    ... months he had lost 32 kilograms. Then he hit the treadmill, starting out slowly for 20 minutes, then 45, then 90. In April 2010, he ran his first ultra, the annual 65km Round The Island race ... – Lantau, Wilson, Maclehose and Hong Kong – over three days, a total of 298 kilometres and 14,400 metres in cumulative elevation. In 2012, the first edition of the challenge, Blumberg ran four ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    The ultimate test of mettle

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... event in the Spanish island of Lanzarote. Suffering stomach cramps on the run leg, he ended up walking and finishing the race in 180th position - a long way from qualification. He tried again ...

  3. News - Sport - ATHLETICS

    Hong Kong Marathon offers 2,000 more runners chance to compete

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... "They said if we close Hennessy Road, it will cause a big traffic jam on Hong Kong Island because all transport in the area will need to go through Percival Street and this will become ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Islands row hangs over Tokyo bid

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Shigemi Sato in Tokyo The territorial dispute over the Diaoyu Islands may have a negative impact on Japan's 2020 hopes given China's strong influence in Asia Islands row hangs ... politics. The Japanese government's purchase this month of three islands it administers and calls the Senkakus, but which are claimed as the Diaoyus by China and Taiwan, sparked violent mass ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Badminton Super Series victory for HK's Poon Lok-yan and Tse Ying-suet

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Islands dispute. "You have to remember that they upset two pairs in the tournament who have higher world rankings," said He. "It's the reward for all their hard work and effort ...

  6. Sport - China - SAILING

    Adventurer Guo Chuan to attempt solo world sail

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... from France to its current berth at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and he has been fitting it out there before scheduled test runs in the waters around Hong Kong Island this week. The plan ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RACE

    Nearly 250 under-17s in 2,700 lined up to swim across Victoria Harbour

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... to Sai Wan Ho on Hong Kong Island, which organisers say will be easier for swimmers as it aligns with the currents. But that is not enough to convince some parents. Vincci Kwok, the mother ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Twelfth men

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... plays with the international players, particularly the full members. "A few years ago, we were playing [the English Channel Island] Jersey," he says, referring to Afghanistan's ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    London ready to stage biggest, best, most integrated Paralympics yet

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and 2008 and is unbeaten in over 450 matches. The US Virgin Islands will have their first ever Paralympian in the shape of rider Lee Frawley, while North Korea make their debut in the competition ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - OLYMPICS

    S Korea coach unhappy with Olympic officials' handling of political row

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Korean President Lee Myung-bak to the island two weeks ago. Soccer's governing body, Fifa, also opened disciplinary proceedings against the player, who was passed the sign by a fan from ... been more careful". The disputed islands, controlled by South Korea but also claimed by Japan, lie equidistant from the two countries and are believed to contain frozen natural gas ...




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