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  1. Gymnasts reach London

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong scored a double success after two of its gymnasts qualified for this summer's Olympic Games. Angel Wong Hiu-ying did just enough to claim one of 34 spaces for individual gymnasts- despite a poor finish in the women's all-around competition in the test event at North Greenwich Arena in London. Wong, 24, who won bronze in the vault at the World ...

  2. 40- Zhou Chunxiu

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Born: November 15, 1978 in Suzhou, Jiangsu Credentials: Winner of 2007 London Marathon and 2006 Seoul Marathon Why she'll win: Because she's desperate to confound the sceptics. ... the world we're capable of competing with the strongest opponents without drugs,' she says. A win in London in 2007 in the fastest time of the year put her among the elite- and she'll ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally Alan Isaac, the world's leading cricket official, said the game's inclusion at the Olympics would boost ... Games. ICC president Isaac, who is attending the Hong Kong Sixes, revealed yesterday that the International Olympic Committee was keen to get Twenty20 into the Games but stressed a lot of factors ...

  4. Wong's Olympics dream dashed ahead of today's individual road race

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through to the 2012 Olympics in London after a disappointing performance in Beijing last year. However, the International Olympic Committee put a spoke in his plans by dropping the men's- ... coach Shen Jinkang said. 'We will study the impact of the changes immediately after the East Asian Games. 'It is too early to say if Wong will pull out of the London Olympics because ...

  5. Runner collapses and dies after finishing race

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com A 26-year-old male runner collapsed and later died in hospital after competing in the half-marathon race yesterday, casting a pall over the city's biggest participatory sporting event. A total of 38 runners were sent t ...

  6. Lee earns revenge to end year on a high

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Badminton Association, which has also signed Hidayat. The China Super League will begin in February and run for three months before qualification for the 2012 London Olympics begins. 'I really ... at Queen Elizabeth Stadium yesterday. The win was also revenge for the world number one after he lost to the Indonesian and former Olympic champion in the world championships quarter-finals ...

  7. Double delight for Tang ahead of World Cup

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on realising my next big dream which is to represent Hong Kong at the London Olympics.' Hong Kong's top female marathon swimmer will receive financial backing from the scholarship - believed ... Natasha Tang Wing-yung's delight at being picked to represent Hong Kong for the first time at the Asian Games was doubled when she found out she had won an Olympics solidarity ...

  8. 2 minutes with...

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marathon. The Hong Kong-born, British-educated operations manager of Li & Fung is competing in his second marathon, having run the London Marathon in 2002. He hopes to run this one in under five hours- before the cut-off. What was your first marathon experience like in 2002? I was working as a management consultant in London and to be honest, what I went through, I told myself, I would ...

  9. Australia is importing frozen stallion semen in huge quantities

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... horse- don't worry. This has been going on for years. The results are plain to see, especially in dressage. At the Olympics, Germany has reigned supreme. Germany have won 37 gold medals and a total of 79 (including three golds in Hong Kong) since equestrianism became an Olympic sport in 1912. They have won every dressage team gold medal for the past seven Games. 'We have good ...

  10. Marathon man, 100, takes challenges in his stride

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was already elderly when he moved from the Punjab to London in the late 1980s and decided to take up running. He had spent most of his life working the land and still speaks only Punjabi. 'In London, he used to challenge old-aged pensioners to sprints because he knew he could beat them. Then he moved on to longer distances,' Harmander Singh said. 'When I first met him he ...




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