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  1. Baseballer critically hurt in collision with teammate

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok An amateur baseballer was fighting for his life in Queen Elizabeth Hospital after he collided with a teammate during a group B game hosted by the Baseball Association in Sha Tin. The 29-year-old man, who works for a claims adjuster in Cheung Sha Wan, and a 27-year-old teammate were outfielders for team Nine West II when the accident occurred at about midday at Lion Rock Park. ...

  2. Drivers shun HK$6.8b road link

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In May 2002, the government told Legco's public works subcommittee the link would ease traffic congestion in the Lion Rock, Tate's Cairn and Shing Mun tunnels and Tai Po Road. It was estimated the peak-hour volume could be cut by 15 per cent in the Lion Rock Tunnel and 27 per cent in the Shing Mun Tunnel. But between March and October, a daily average of just 17,200 vehicles ...

  3. Sha Tin greets new year with colour and movement

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Sha Tin Sports Ground was a riot of colour and activity yesterday as thousands turned out for the Sha Tin Festival Parade, part of the Lunar New Year celebrations. More than 800 people took part in the parade of nearly 30 floats and teams. Entries included the Hong Kong Police Band, a gold dragon, lion, ribbon and ballroom dancers, acrobats, martial arts practitioners ...

  4. All's Well for Shum with high class youngster

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... was 1.6 seconds quicker than the same split for the second heat. Runner-up Gallant Lion is a Group One placegetter in West Australia and has any number of other decent performances in Group races ... However, Gallant Lion suffered a displacement of his soft palate that day so little could be gleaned from the run, other than the need for a tongue tie next time out. The Bletchley Park ...

  5. 3 lanes to open in fire-hit tunnel

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Three out of four lanes in the Lion Rock Tunnel will reopen today, according to the Transport Department, but the slow lane damaged by Thursday's fire will remain closed until repairs are completed. Highways Department chief engineer Yung Kin-yee said yesterday that all repairs should be finished by March 22, but did not say whether the fourth lane ...

  6. Green Zone tailor-made for cup win

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Hong Kong's best-known tailor, Manu Melwani, has not appeared in a winner's photo since 1995, but with Caspar Fownes-trained Green Zone, the Lions Club International President Cup (1,200m) looks made to measure tonight at Happy Valley. Sam of Sam's Tailor last shared in the ownership of a winner with Indian Chetak at Sha Tin ...

  7. Studies to test feasibility of cave projects

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... are Lam Tei in Tuen Mun, Shek Mun in Sha Tin, Siu Ho Wan on Lantau Island, Mount Davis on Hong Kong Island and Lion Rock in Kowloon. $10b The estimated cost in Hong Kong dollars of moving the Sha ...

  8. Week ahead

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today Sing Out a Dream! Hong Kong Virtuoso Chorus, a newly formed non-profit choir made up of performers aged 16-23, present a mix of pop and classical music in a concert to benefit the Lions Club of Central Charity Foundation. The group is led by 19-year-old Kelvin Lau, who is also their chief conductor. 8pm, Cultural Centre Concert Hall, tickets HK$200, HK$140 from Urbtix ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Generic Sha Tin estate City One gets some colour from mainland students

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... on reclaimed land at the foot of Lion Rock along the bank of the pencil-straight Shing Mun River Channel. A characterless neighbourhood it may seem, but district councillor William Wong Ka-wing, ...

  10. Final day at Sha Tin fell short on feel-good factor

    Posted Jul 14th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... of the championship gongs had yet to be decided. Even the traditional crowd roar for the start of the last race had a half-hearted, lion-with-laryngitis feel to it. Everyone involved- punters, jockeys, ...




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