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  1. Mountain ordeal

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Agroup of 20 Hong Kong students experienced a hiking scare while visiting the 4,500-metre Lenglong mountains on the border of Qinghai and Gansu provinces last month. They were among 110 students from two Hong Kong universities and two mainland universities on an excursion to see the glaciers in the mountainous area, and the hike was part of a tour ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Family moves mountains to save young boy's life

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Jewish community comes to the rescue of seven-year-old Seven-year-old Aaron Zweig lies in intensive care: he breathes through a respirator, a machine by his bed does much of the work his young heart used to, and his sheets conceal he is missin ...

  4. Wong earns Games call-up 'on merit'

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the windsurfer, who retired after Athens in 2004. Wong, who is now in the mountains of Kunming, Yunnan province, for altitude training, said after Sunday's national championships in Tai Po that he ... respectively, in the events at the test competition in London earlier this year. Chan Chun-hing will make his second Olympic appearance in the men's mountain bike (cross country) event after his ...

  5. Hong Kong riding on last-hope Chan

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Mountain biker Chan Chun-hing will be looking for a perfect ending when he starts in the last event involving Hong Kong competitors today. Having failed to win any medal ... the opportunity to gain experience in such a highly competitive environment to pave the way for the future of the event in Hong Kong,' Chan said. 'In fact, the sport of mountain biking fits ...

  6. Bronze chance for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Barbara Mountain (pictured) fired the Hong Kong women's team into the bronze-medal play-off after she coolly slotted home the decisive goal in a penalty shoot-out against Taiwan at King's Park yesterday. Hong Kong and Taiwan were on equal points at the end of the preliminary round, resulting in a shoot-out to decide who would advance to meet Japan today. Hong ...

  7. HK runners grab podium finish in North Face race

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... recalled quitting midway during a long-distance race in the Philippines last month due to an injury, and said the lesson proved invaluable during the Beijing race. Semick, a mountaineering ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mountain bikes are ruining ancient trail From perusal of the letters page, the issue of mountain bikers on country park trails has again become topical. I can only add my own experience of regular hikes in and around Tai Mo Shan, the Kap Lung ancient and nature trails in particular. These are two hiking trails regularly used illegally by mountain bikers. The very name ...

  9. Time and motion

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mountain biking and trail running. Professionally, the Frenchman creates luxury watches under The Chinese Timekeeper, a brand he founded in 2008. Choux, 31, regularly features on the podium ... the best city in the world. It is fast, convenient, simple to set up business and you pay little tax. Then you have the beaches, mountain and forests. From Wan Chai to The Peak is only a 20-minute ...

  10. Hong Kong is the best city to live in, new ranking system finds

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in various districts. He used the two sources to evaluate the city's public green spaces. He assessed the city's natural assets- such as protected parklands, lakes and mountains- using ...




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