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  1. Artist's mythical flair wins medal race

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Organisers of the London 2012 Paralympics have chosen a design by an artist with roots in Hong Kong for the Games' medals. Lin Cheung said she ... in jewellery design at London's Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, said her designs, on which she had worked for a year, conveyed the Paralympic themes- spirit in motion ...

  2. Tse closer to London Games dream

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Disabled rider Natasha Tse Pui-ting further improved her chances of reaching next summer's London Paralympic Games with an impressive performance ... achieving the Paralympics minimum entrance standard (MES) in the event were Timothy Tsang Tin-chi and Sophie Milner, who scored 62.54 per cent and 60.83 per cent respectively. The MES is set at 60 ...

  3. An autistic girl who rules in the pool

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung After years of waiting, swimmer Leung Shu-hang can finally realise her dream. The 23-year-old is autistic and next year she will compete in the Summer Paralympics in London ... to questions and answers. Next year at the Paralympics in London, mentally challenged athletes will be able to participate again. Leung plans to compete in the 100m breaststroke, the 100m backstroke ...

  4. Chance for disabled riders to stake claim

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com A bid by local riders to qualify for the Paralympics in London next year receives a boost with the hosting of the Hong Kong International Para-Equestrian Dressage competition at Beas River next week. In addition, the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference for disabled riders will be conducted in parallel in the city. This is the first time a Paralympics ...

  5. Operation Santa Claus supports Hong Kong boccia champions

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... over the years, sharing hope and funding life-enhancing transformations for those who need them most. 'I play on the Hong Kong team and next year I will be going to the London Paralympics ... to bowls. Hong Kong Red Cross Princess Alexandra School has produced world-class boccia players such as Paralympics gold medallists Lau Yan-tsz and Leung Yuk-wing. To help the school continue its ...

  6. Making an impression

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and secretary general, Wang Wei. Here in London, a year out from the 2012 Olympics, the contrast could not be sharper. Say what you like about cash-strapped liberal democracies, you can at least speak to the Olympic Big Wig direct. And, oh what joy- you do not have to fax questions in advance. 'How would Thursday morning, 11am, do?' came the reply from Locog (London Organising Committee ...

  7. Guangzhou Asian Games were HK$3.7b over budget, say auditors

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Africa spent on hosting the soccer World Cup last year. Official figures put the 2012 London Olympics budget at about? billion (HK$108.5 billion) and the 2008 Beijing Olympics' budget at 310 ...

  8. There's more to Kew than world-famous gardens

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Those who know London recognise Kew as home to one of the world's most famous gardens, an exquisitely landscaped 300 acres of flowers and plants from around the globe. But residents ... parkland a short distance away, the area also has great shopping, excellent restaurants and fast public transport connections to everything happening in and around London. Closest is Kew Village ...


    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson Asian buyers are attracted to Strata SE1, the tallest residential building in central London, by its spectacular architecture and design, soaring height, proximity ... buyers we have seen so far have children studying in London and are looking for a place that has a great location and amenities,' says James Talbot, director of Savills (L&P). 'They ...

  10. He can barely see the 10 pins, but bowler won gold

    Posted Feb 08th 2011, 12:00am by Elise Choi Ho-Yee

    ... this is not a problem at all,' he says. The Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled chose Won to take part in various competitions. The group first noticed Won ...




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