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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SPORTS HUB

    Uproar from sports bodies over plan to shift Kai Tak stadium to Lantau

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Sports bodies furious over floating of idea to relocate proposed sports hub to Sunny Bay, Lantau and build more flats at Kai Tak instead Uproar over plan to shift stadium Hong Kong's top sports officials have hit out strongly at the government for looking to move the proposed sports hub at Kai Tak to Sunny Bay on Lantau Island, saying it would ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Open water swimmer likes to empty his mind for endurance tests

    Posted May 18th 2014, 12:08am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Beach in Macau as he sets off from Peaked Hill (Kai Yet Kok) on the west of Lantau Island early on Saturday. He's aiming to break the 2005 record set by Beijing marathon swimmer Zhang Jian ... "There are two marked shipping lanes to cross: The first he will cross shortly after leaving Lantau, then, a few hours into the swim, he has to cross the route used by the high-speed Macau ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - ENDURANCE RUNNING

    So tough to meet an epic Hong Kong challenge

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:26pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Local runner completes four trails over 62 hours- the only finisher in an event organisers hope to expand next New Year It's So tough to meet an epic HK challenge So Lok Vic is the new face of perseverance. Over the Lunar New Year, he ran the MacLehose, Wilson, Hong Kong and Lantau trails, non-stop, over three days- 298 kilometres in 62 hours and 10 ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TRAIL RUNNING

    Maxing out in the spirit of adventure

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 11:37pm by JEANNETTE WANG

    ... to scrape by and make a living in the sport.” Ixel will be doing just that this year. In three weeks, he will run The North Face 100 Thailand, then he will return to Hong Kong for the TransLantau ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Finding love in the right places

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 09:29pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Rodney Miles, who had presented a novel bid to acquire a piece of land next to Disneyland on Lantau Island on a temporary basis. His plan was to set up a polo ground to feature an international ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Handshake deal that led to riches for Hong Kong Rugby Football Union

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... million), South Island School (HK$2 million) and YMCA Christian College in Lantau (HK$1 million) - by the HKRFU to develop sports facilities. In the past 10 years, the HKRFU has spent more than ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Runners gather to pay tribute to local running legend John Lane

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 08:02am by ANNMARIE EVANS

    ... ultra-marathons, waking up on a Saturday morning and deciding "to run around Lantau". Lane's fame for endurance is not limited to just running. Fellow runner Martin Lutzen said: "One ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - OXFAM TRAILWALKER

    Runners aim to be fastest Hong Kong team in Oxfam Trailwalker

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:01pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... honours, as individuals and as a team, in almost every local race. Last weekend, the quartet smashed the field in a 70km relay race, the Salomon LT70, along the hilly Lantau Trail, logging ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport

    Short Sport, October 6, 2012

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Top Asian trail runners to compete on Lantau More than 1,100 competitors, including leading trail runners in Asia, will line up in tomorrow's Suunto Lantau 2 Peaks 2012, regarded as the toughest adventure race in Hong Kong. "The Lantau 2 Peaks race is the first of the proper Hong Kong trail races of the season," said 2009 champion William Davies. "With the trail ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... for century races that Hong Kong is set to have its fourth this year: The North Face 100 Hong Kong on Dec 14. It joins the Vibram Hong Kong 100, Lantau 100 and Oxfam Trailwalker on the territory’s ... for the 100km and 50km events expected to sell out very quickly. Having done the Trailwalker, Hong Kong 100, Lantau 50 and Ultra-Trail Mount Fuji, I am obviously a sucker for pain and will most likely ...




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