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  1. Injury setback for HK's London Olympics dream

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's bid to qualify for next year's London Olympic Games suffered a big setback with the injury of veteran cyclist Wong Kam-po. Wong ... of the season, after his favourite event on the track- the points race- was dropped from the London Olympic programme. The 38-year-old has qualified for all four Olympics since Atlanta 1996. The HKCA has ...

  2. HK secures women's and men's berths for London

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong secured men's and women's Olympic boardsailing berths for London next year at the Isaf World Championships over the weekend, but the race to select the Hong Kong representative for each of the events will continue. Racing in his first Olympic qualifiers, Andy Leung Ho-chun, 21, (pictured) finished 29th in the men's RSX ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Fu eyes Olympic glory to follow her famous cousin

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Games title was a big boost for my career and just the first step. The London Olympics are not too far away and I must first book a place there. The competition is very keen.' Fu is ranked ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com For young shuttler Fu Mingtian, the Olympic Games remain her biggest target- just like her famous cousin, Fu Mingxia, who won four Olympic diving gold ...

  5. Hong Kong face Maldives with eye on the goal- the Olympics

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong coach Tsang Wai-chung has urged his charges to set their sights on the group stage of the 2012 London Olympics Asian zone qualifiers as they face Maldives ... the group stage. They will then be divided into three groups, with the winners of each group qualifying for the London Games. Tai Po striker To Hon-to, who scored after just 25 seconds in the home ...

  6. HK must 'get stronger' for Olympics

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's boardsailors will have to alter their technical and tactical skills as they prepare for the 2012 London Olympics. The Hong Kong team have just returned from a fact-finding mission at the RSX World Championships in Weymouth, where they were literally blown away. 'The conditions in Weymouth are totally different from the last Olympic venue ...

  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. ...

  8. HKU student stunned as she lives the dream

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa in London kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong University student Fong Yee-pui could not believe her eyes when she walked into the Olympic Stadium yesterday morning- 80,000 people ... of the first day of competition. It really tells you how big the Olympics are. I also went for the World University Games in Shenzhen last year and although it was a big crowd also, the atmosphere ...

  9. Wong puts youngsters to shame

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olympics in 1988, said the result would boost Wong's hopes of racing at the London Olympics, though nothing was confirmed. 'We have many up and coming riders in the team and they are also ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Wong Kam-po bolstered his hopes of competing in a fifth Olympics Games later this year with an empathic victory in the men's road race at the Asian ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Play to our strength

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... Chan Kin-wa in London kinwa.chan @scmp.com To win more Olympic medals in future, city needs to focus on sports that suit its residents, says top official HK must play up sportingstrengths ... Nonetheless, Pang Chung, honorary secretary general of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee, was delighted with the results in London. "We did better than four years ago in Beijing," said Pang, ...




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