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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 ...

  2. China still seeking right mix for London

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com China are still searching for the best combination with which to launch their Olympic assault, despite winning all three of their pool matches in the World ... at the London Games. While Hui Ruoqi, who top-scored for China with 16 points yesterday, is the most likely to take on the attacking role, Yu also tried a number of options in Macau, including Chu ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Wong all but set for fifth Olympics appearance

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Veteran Wong Kam-po looks set for a fifth Olympic Games appearance as he leads the selection standings with only the Hong Kong Road Race Championships later month to go before a final decision is made. Although Wong, 39, secured the Olympic berth for Hong Kong when he finished eighth at last year's Asian championship in Thailand, the Hong Kong ...

  6. Olympics next target for HK youngster

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to build from there and achieve better results on the international stage. The London Olympics will be the next target and I look forward to qualifying.' To make it to the Olympic Games, Shek ... in a test event in London in January. 'We have to finish in the top 24 in the all-around competition in London in order to make it to the Olympics next summer. I am confident of doing so ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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