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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Hong Kong 4x100m hero So Chun-hong targets Rio Olympics after seizing Asian Games chance

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 09:47am

    ... training full-time since November, said his target is an Olympic berth in Brazil. “I always think you must prepare well, or if the chances come, you won’t be able to take them. The Olympic Games ... prepared”, says So Chun-hong, a new member of the Hong Kong men’s 4x100 metre relay team in Incheon, who won their first Asian Games track and field medal in 60 years. After a disastrous heat, no-one ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - ASIAN GAMES

    Shek Wai-hung in Asian Games dreamland after Olympic nightmare

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... stunned reigning Olympic and world champion Yang Hak-seon of South Korea in the vault final on Thursday night to clinch a gold medal, Hong Kong's first Asian Games gymnastic medal, but his ... to pursue his dream. "I never dreamed of becoming the Asian Games or Olympic Games champion when I went to Hunan. "I just loved the sport very much and wanted to do better. It has been ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - OLYMPICS

    'Great chance' for squash to join 2020 Olympics, says Tony Choi

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:45pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... framefor Tokyo Games' Squash has a "great chance" to join the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, despite being rejected three times, said Hong Kong head coach Tony Choi Yuk-kwan. ... We have learnt from some very reliable and senior officials squash will have a great chance to be included for the Tokyo Olympic Games on top of its 28 current sport Tony Choi "We have ...

  4. Olympic crusade

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    Saudis take a backward step over women athletes

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:02pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... athletes and the move was seen as a milestone towards meeting the International Olympic Committee's goal of sex equality and 50-50 participation at the Games. They were just figureheads, ... airport. Yet Hong Kong is a flag-bearer when it comes to women in sport, having had female athletes even on the first occasion when the city participated at the Olympic Games, in 1952; two ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - MULTISPORT

    Asian Games can accommodate more athletes, says OCA chief

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 12:14am by Alvin Sallay

    ... billion for the 2010 Guangzhou Games- there have been calls from some quarters to cut back on numbers participating. But Sheikh Ahmad, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia, said athletes, ... to think of bringing in a qualifying process President of the Olympic Council of Asia, Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah "It is not necessary to have a qualifying process for the Asian Games. We ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    There’s no place like home to get Hong Kong fired up for Olympics qualifier

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 09:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Dare I say it? Home field advantage will definitely give Hong Kong a huge boost when they bid to win the direct berth for Asia at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Dare I say it? Simply because ... or break a team. As it did for Hong Kong during the gold medal final against Japan at the Asian Games. At least that is how Vern Reid, head honcho at the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, sees it. ...

  8. Sport - CYCLING

    Winning mental game: Sarah Lee Wai-sze sprints to Asian Games glory

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 06:29pm

    ... been maturing over the past couple of months. "I hope to be able to challenge in this event again in the next Olympic Games, although there are still many top sprinters from Europe ... Lee Wai-sze became the first local to win two gold medals at the 2014 Asian Games followed by compatriot Shek Wai-hung's surprise maiden victory. Sprint is a very much a mental game ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - ORGANISATION

    Asian Games: Competition will maintain its 'regional flavour'

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... for organisers. But the OCA chief said it would continue to provide a world platform for sports like karate, squash and wushu, all of which are bidding to become Olympic sports. "These Games also ... the Asian Games that rugby [sevens] and taekwondo got into the Olympics and some of these sports want to become Olympic sports and we will help them. "We will continue to keep a good balance ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Boost for Hong Kong rugby’s Olympics hopes as city to host Asian qualifiers for Rio

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 12:33am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Men’s squad will have home advantage in competition to become one of the 12 teams to reach 2016 Games Hong Kong to host Rio Asian qualifiers next year Hong Kong will have home advantage in the race to qualify for the 2016 Olympics with the Asian qualifying tournament to decide the regional representative in Rio being held in the city ...




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