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  1. London Games 'can be an inspiration for Hong Kong'

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong is capable of hosting a major international sporting event if it takes a leaf out of London's book, the head of construction for the Olympic ... that London's use of temporary venues was a model for the city. 'Many of the venues, for sports like basketball and water polo, did not have a long-term use in the UK because there's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014227/london-games-can-be-inspiration-hong-kong
  2. Olympic berth turns friends into foes

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tie Yana and Jiang Huajun have already qualified for the singles competition in London, also by virtue of their world ranking. Jiang will be representing Hong Kong at the Olympics ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Ko Lai-chak and Li Ching, the men's doubles pair who won a silver medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, will have to put aside their friendship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986932/olympic-berth-turns-friends-foes
  3. Wong earns Games call-up 'on merit'

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and I'm up to the Olympic challenge,' he said. In the other categories, 21-year-old Choi Ki-ho was picked ahead of Kwok Ho-ting to make his Olympic debut in London in the omnium event. Lee ... respectively, in the events at the test competition in London earlier this year. Chan Chun-hing will make his second Olympic appearance in the men's mountain bike (cross country) event after his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005222/wong-earns-games-call-merit
  4. Results keep relay team in running for Olympics

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the London Olympics after the team won the 4x100m relay in Taipei in May and by setting a new Hong Kong record of 38.47 seconds. 'However, at that time there were still six weeks to go before ... Richard Castka Athletics officials were quietly celebrating last night after the Hong Kong men's 4x100m relay team retained their 10th place in the world rankings- and Olympic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005631/results-keep-relay-team-running-olympics
  5. Still all to play for as HK vie for Olympic spots

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... London this summer. Hong Kong are currently ninth in the event's Olympic rankings, with eight spots available for the Games. With Lee's fourth-place finish in Beijing, Hong Kong ... Chan Kin-wa Kinwa.chan@scmp.com The Olympic qualifying hopes of Hong Kong's track cyclists are still hanging in the balance after the third round of the World Cup series was completed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990279/still-all-play-hk-vie-olympic-spots
  6. Chan may yet make Olympics debut

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The Hong Kong Windsurfing Association has not ruled out the possibility of Hayley Chan Hei-man still making her Olympic debut in London after ... 'The priority is to try and help her with all the assistance and support she needs.' Chau added: 'Hayley has made a lot of sacrifices to get to the Olympics and we have to respect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003780/chan-may-yet-make-olympics-debut
  7. Tough task for HK Olympics hopefuls

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Goalkeeper Yapp Hung-fai acknowledges Hong Kong have a mountain to climb against Uzbekistan, when the two sides meet again tomorrow in the 2012 London Olympics Asian zone qualifying tournament. The team returned home yesterday from a 1-0 defeat on Sunday in Tashkent in the first leg. Hong Kong must now beat their opponents by at least two goals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971324/tough-task-hk-olympics-hopefuls
  8. Cycling champ Wong eyes fifth Olympics

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Three-time National Games road race cycling champion Wong Kam-po has set his sights on qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics. 'It's going to be tough at my age,' the 36-year-old said yesterday after returning home with the gold medal he won in Jinan, Shandong. 'But I still want to do it because I want to prove to the young cyclists that once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696627/cycling-champ-wong-eyes-fifth-olympics
  9. Learn English in the run-up to the Olympics

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The 2008 Olympic Games are fast approaching. Sport and language are being combined in a project involving 5,000 students from Hong Kong, the mainland and Britain in the run-up to next year's Games. Chinese students get the chance to practise their English while British students can learn Putonghua from their Chinese counterparts. Attention will then shift to London in 2012. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584001/learn-english-run-olympics
  10. HK torch route change not needed, says Olympic boss

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Hong Kong's Olympic committee chief does not believe the route of the Games torch relay through the city will detour from its planned route. Speaking after a Games-related ceremony in Hong Kong, Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, president of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee, said: 'I do not think there will be any change in the route.' Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/633522/hk-torch-route-change-not-needed-says-olympic-boss

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