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  1. Swiss rides his luck to clinch title

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Fred Bourquin races to victory as main rival falters near the finish line Swiss mountain biker Fred Bourquin clinched the crown at the GP ReCyko Action Asia Race 2 last ... more than 100 mountain bikers to Chi Ma Wan. In the 25-kilometre race, Bourquin crossed the finish line in one hour, 47 minutes, 42 seconds (1:47:42) to clinch the overall title. It was a tough ...

  2. Warning after girl gets frostbite from dry ice

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Dan Kadison An 11-year-old girl suffered severe frostbite after she rested a birthday cake packed in dry ice on her lap during a 20-minute car ride, the Consumer Council said yesterday in warning the public to beware of the dangers of mis ...

  3. De Kock eyes world's richest contests for Eagle Mountain

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Hong Kong victory is just the beginning for resilient colt The legend surrounding South African trainer Mike de Kock continues to grow and a brilliant gallop by Eagle Mountain ... II Cup with Irridescence and Archipenko, and has now claimed his first December international with a horse rated by the man himself as better than any of his recent stars. Eagle Mountain ...

  4. Eagle Mountain the biggest threat to Pataca in Cup

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Kock-trained Eagle Mountain won't let anyone down. The race has representatives from seven different countries and a full field of 14- which has not always been the case in recent years. Viva ... but Eagle Mountain is a different case. He finished third in the Champion Stakes at Newmarket in October 2007, then returned only recently after a year off to win a Group Three there before his ...

  5. Mountaineer's body found after 10 years

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The body of one of three Hong Kong mountaineers who went missing on the 5,445-metre Bogda Shan in Xinjiang 10 years ago has been found by Chinese glacier researchers. The corpse of Lam Chi-wai, 33, was discovered by scientists with the Lanzhou glacier and frozen earth institute at 3,980 metres on July 23, Xinhua reported. The Xinjiang Mountaineering Association ...

  6. Mountain concerns

    Posted Nov 30th 2008, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh You may have heard that it is good, in fung shui terms, to have mountains behind your home. While this is true, you should also take into account the quality of the mountains. Those that are lush with plenty of plants and trees are preferable to those that are barren or have been damaged by construction or mining. Mountains that have sustained such damage are known ...

  7. Comin' down the mountain

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Keane Shum

    ... mountains, rivers and more farms and factories. And people. Spend 31/2 days on trains or in stations in mainland China and it begins to feel like you've rubbed shoulders and shared squat toilets ...

  8. Viva Pataca has Mountain to climb

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... riding. If he wins we're calling the coppers. The Cup's a showdown. Moore has unfinished business with Viva Pataca and Beadman wants to finish it but Eagle Mountain stands in the way. He'll have to get over him or around him or under him but mountains don't move. Or is there a double zero for the casino king? Jim Bolger has a way with the ladies- Alexander Goldrun proved ...

  9. In the shadow of a mountain

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... moan about the ever hotter summers, Tibetans living in mountainous northern Yunnan province are really feeling the pinch of climate change. On a trip sponsored by the green group WWF, teachers were led by local reserve vice director, Zhong Tai, to Tongduishui village. The village is in the mountains and can only be reached by a bumpy, narrow trail from the nearest road in Deqin ...

  10. Mountain biker Chan to wrap it up for HK

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Mountain biker Chan Chun-hing will be looking for a perfect ending when he lines up as the final Hong Kong Olympian competing in these Games on Saturday. Having failed to win ... competitive environment to pave the way for the future of the sport in Hong Kong. 'In fact, mountain biking fits the environment of Hong Kong as we have a lot of mountain areas fit for the event. ...




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