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  1. Sze looking for laurels to boost London hopes

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the A-qualifying standard for the London Games but winning the title will definitely boost my hopes.' Sze has already made the B-standard in five events, but this is no guarantee of an Olympic berth. ... her Olympic qualifying hopes. The 23-year-old (pictured) is among 53 candidates announced yesterday for the city's annual Hong Kong 'sports Oscars', the winners of which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989532/sze-looking-laurels-boost-london-hopes
  2. Leung leads HK team in Olympic test

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Promising Andy Leung Ho-tsun is leading the race to represent Hong Kong at this summer's Olympic test event in London. Leung, 21, is in 21st place overall after four races ... is 17th. Only one man and one woman will be selected to represent Hong Kong at the London Games test event after the next regatta, the Hyeres Olympic Week in France in May. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/964386/leung-leads-hk-team-olympic-test
  3. Wong promises fight to land fifth Olympics spot

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Veteran Wong Kam-po has his sights on a fifth Olympic Games in a row in London this summer and has no immediate retirement plans. Wong, who turned 39 last ... performance does not surprise me,' said Wong. 'But the result has no direct impact on my Olympic Games decision. It is always the biggest event and it will be an honour if I can make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995836/wong-promises-fight-land-fifth-olympics-spot
  4. Virtuous circles

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Rob Lilwall healthpost@scmp.com We were in Oxford the day the Olympic flame came through last month, so my wife and I joined the crowd lining the roads to watch. Policemen on motorcycles zoomed by, and suddenly the torch appeared, borne by a smiling, middle-aged woman having the moment of her life, cheered on by the people of her city. In the days before the London Games started, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014192/virtuous-circles
  5. My Olympics

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite being only 19, Wang Yinan's ties to the Olympics go back eight years- to when he won an art competition and travelled to Sydney for the Games. This time around he will take part as a torch-bearer for Olympics sponsor Samsung. He tells Debbie Maso Wang Yinan, artist You are a student- doing what, and where? I'm at Tsinghua University studying theory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644959/my-olympics
  6. The Beijing 2008 Olympics Games

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... at the temple of Zeus). 5. A burning arrow lit the Olympic flame at the (Barcelona / London) 1992 Games. 6. In 2004, the Olympic torch did its first (global / underwater) journey. 7. The Olympic torch ... and respect like the gods themselves. The hero Prometheus had stolen the first fire from Zeus, the king of the gods, and had brought it to Earth to give to the human race. During the ancient Olympic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596398/beijing-2008-olympics-games
  7. HK squad head to Asian Championships

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... races. The track events will be the first qualifying round for the 2012 London Olympic Games. With his pet event, the points race, having been dropped from the Olympic medal programme, Wong, 37, will compete in the newly included omnium, but it is widely believed his younger compatriot, Kwok Ho-ting, will have a better chance of making the London Games. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710722/hk-squad-head-asian-championships
  8. Wang Yinan

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Debbie Mason

    ... to the 2000 Sydney Games when he was just 11. He is one of Olympic sponsor Samsung's torch-bearers for 2008. You are a student- doing what, and where? I'm at Qinghua University studying theory and history of art, but I plan to go to London next year to study illustration. Maybe then I'll work as an illustrator on books, or magazines. How did you get interested in art? Ever ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644747/wang-yinan
  9. Will you watch the royal wedding?

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be watching it in Singapore where we live.' John Shi-Nash, 39, born in London, lives in Singapore, sales manager 'Yes, I'll be watching it because it's a link back to the UK. ... as the Olympics.' Janet Tsang, 28, Hong Kong resident 'It's very sweet and I will watch it on TV in Hong Kong, maybe YouTube. I will be in the office so I'll just watch it at work. It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965909/will-you-watch-royal-wedding
  10. Race schedule robs Wong of flag-carrying honour

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the Olympic Games in London- but he lost out on the honour of carrying the bauhinia flag at the opening ceremony. In announcing the 42-athlete squad for the Games, the largest from Hong Kong since ... commitment at the highest level has already made him a hero, no matter whether he wins a medal or not in London,' said the Hong Kong Olympic Committee president. 'This is going to be his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005882/race-schedule-robs-wong-flag-carrying-honour

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