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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. Chan aims to get his teammates to Beijing

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the games spot with a third-place finish in the mountain bike cross-country Asian championships in Suzhou, taking one of the two Olympic tickets allocated for the event. Hosts China scooped ... events. While Chan is happy to be the first Hong Kong mountain biker to appear at the Olympics, he was once on the brink of quitting the sport. 'I first competed in mountain biking in 2000, ...

  3. Ang Lee catches ice hockey fever

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... co-president of Focus Features, the art-house offshoot of Universal Pictures. Ang is shooting his latest film, Brokeback Mountain, which has already been mired in controversy. Based on a novel by Annie ...

  4. Benson scores hat-trick on tough mountain run

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Castka Darren Benson claimed his third straight victory in the 36th staging of the Skechers Mount Butler (Heritage)Race at Wong Nai Chung Gap yesterday after a clinical display of front running saw him decimate the 1,100-strong field. The 37-year- ...

  5. Mountain view adds to luxury

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... This four-bedroom, four-bathroom luxury villa at Tamarina Golf, Spa and Beach Club, Mauritius, was developed under the Integrated Resort Scheme. Boasting contemporary tropical architecture, wide-open spaces and scenic mountain views, it is for sale at US$2.5 million- golf cart, golf club membership and guest cottage with pool included. More affordable RES homes are being sold ...

  6. Asia's women still have a mountain to climb

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mike Wilson

    ... Mike Wilson When Zhong Xiaolong fired a double bogey at the final hole of the 2006 Volvo China Open qualifier and missed the chance of becoming the first woman to qualify for a national open championship, little did she know the opportunity had probably d ...

  7. Mountain blow to HK hopes

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's medal hopes in cycling at the forthcoming Asian Games have been dented by news that there is no suitable venue for the mountain bike event in Doha, Qatar. Under normal circumstances, there would be three events in cycling- road race, track and mountain bike- but organisers for the Doha Games have said they will not be able to host mountain biking ...

  8. Champion has a mountain to climb in Japan

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Hong Kong's champion jockey Douglas Whyte has his work cut out today after failing to land a serious blow in the Super Jockeys' Series in Hanshin, Japan, yesterday. Whyte's mounts in the Golden Boots Trophy and Golden Whip Troph ...

  9. HK left with a mountain to climb

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong will need to beat Guam by 11 goals to progress in the East Asian Championship after being held to a 1-1 draw by Taiwan in their group match in Macau yesterday. With the Taiwanese having notched up a 10-0 win over Guam on Sunday, the ...

  10. Dragon's son has mountain to climb

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Underfunded and underprepared, Chinese sailors aim to put their country on the map. Cameron Dueck reports For a nation that has long hidden behind barriers, China's transparency at the America's Cup is remarkable. It's building is construct ...




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