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  1. 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. ...

  2. Chan switches to his pet event in quest for Olympic berth

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

    ... Chan Kin-wa Chan Chun-hing has set his sights on becoming the second cyclist from Hong Kong to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The 23-year-old mountain-biker has been training ... in road races to focus on the mountain bike, his pet event,' said Walter Yue Ka-lok, of the Hong Kong Cycling Association. 'The training in Yunnan with the China national team has helped ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Brakes put on polluters

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Guangdong plans to limit the practice of polluting industries moving to its mountainous areas to escape the more stringent environmental protection requirements of the Pearl River Delta. The focus this year was to slow the migration of polluting industries from the delta to the mountainous areas, yesterday's Nanfang Daily quoted provincial Environmental ...

  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. Wong all but set for fifth Olympics appearance

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... qualified for the London Games in the men's mountain bike (cross country), while Yeung is too far behind to mount a serious challenge. Another 30 per cent of the selection points ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Lantau opportunity cannot be missed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mountain scenery. Any further inroads into our cherished backyard should be carefully thought through. That said, the government should renew its efforts to push for further development ...

  10. 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 ...




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