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  1. New ruling opens way for HK to win more medals

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of ID athletes from the 2012 Paralympic Games in London was welcomed by Hong Kong officials who believe sports like athletics, swimming and table tennis will benefit. 'We are pleased that intellectually disabled athletes can compete for medals at the Paralympics again. Hong Kong has a good record and our chances for medals will be high in London,' said Malina Ngai Man-lin, a council ...

  2. Locals eye Paralympics

    Posted Aug 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Hong Kong's boccia squad is determined to qualify for the 2012 London Paralympics after an encouraging performance at the third Asia and South Pacific Boccia ... year, which is also a qualifier for the London Paralympics. Kwok Chun-hoi made a memorable debut at Kowloon Park. He won the Jockey Club Outstanding Novice Award after taking second place ...

  3. 800pc incentive increase 'too much'

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa A proposal to reward Paralympic gold medallists at London 2012 with HK$500,000- an increase of more than 800 per cent- has been thrown back at the Sports Commission. The Elite ... captured two gold medals at the Beijing Paralympics, would get a HK$1 million reward if she repeated the feat in London. Hong Kong won five Paralympic gold medals in Beijing last summer, while ...

  4. Cultural quarter adds to neighbourhood's appeal

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic and Paralympic events in 2012. While the London Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime event, the infrastructure improvements and regeneration that it is bringing will be further reaching. ... will be a focus for investors as this is a lively, yet relaxing, part of London that cannot fail to draw people closer and flourish,' said King Sturge partner Max Wilkinson, who lives in Greenwich. ...

  5. Mainland firms vie for London Olympics deals

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be accessed through the official Games Web portal. The London 2012 Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games and the Olympic Delivery Authority- the British agency responsible ... Bien Perez More than 100 mainland companies are looking to grab some of the potentially lucrative project contracts for the London 2012 Olympics through the Games' online brokerage ...

  6. Sports body raises incentives for Games wins

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So The Sports Commission approved a proposal yesterday to raise cash incentives for Games medal winners. A Hong Kong gold medallist at the London 2012 Olympics would receive HK$3 ... HK$200,000 and HK$100,000, up from HK$125,000 and HK$50,000 respectively. Awards for Paralympics athletes would rise five-fold to HK$300,000 for gold medal winners, and silver and bronze medallists ...

  7. So scoops grand prize

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... the title because they're better known in Hong Kong.' So said he was still undecided about participating in the London Paralympics. 'The award is a confidence boost. Yet I'm ... at the Paralympic Games in Beijing last year. So could not hold back the tears as he took the stage to collect his grand prize at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. 'It's ...

  8. Emotional So takes top honour

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for him to decide whether to take part in the London Paralympic Games. 'I am not young anymore,' he said. 'And you need to be very fit to compete in the Paralympics. Winning ... performance at the Paralympic Games in Beijing last summer. Hong Kong returned empty-handed from the Olympic Games, and So's stellar performance caught the eye of selectors who awarded him ...

  9. Style bites

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... official outfitter for the US teams for the winter 2010 and 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Bag lady goes bespoke Anya Hindmarch has launched a bespoke service at her London store. It will be available to all customers through the brand's website this autumn. One and only Shopping portal Asos.com has collaborated with the London College of Fashion o create a capsule collection ...

  10. Living the high life in a relaxed rural setting

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stanmore is a residential suburb on the edge of northwest London in the London borough of Harrow. It is popular with the middle and upper classes. Peter Murray, partner at property agency ... are close by, including Harrow, Haberdashers' Aske's and North London Collegiate School. Middlesex University's flagship Hendon campus is about 8km from Stanmore. Adjacent to Stanmore ...




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