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  1. Double delight for Tang ahead of World Cup

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Natasha Tang Wing-yung's delight at being picked to represent Hong Kong for the first time at the Asian Games was doubled when she found out she had won an Olympics solidarity ... yesterday and savouring her Asian Games qualification. 'It came as a total shock to me to win the Olympic scholarship,' Tang (pictured) said. 'It will now allow me to concentrate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726424/double-delight-tang-ahead-world-cup
  2. Lee earns revenge to end year on a high

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Queen Elizabeth Stadium yesterday. The win was also revenge for the world number one after he lost to the Indonesian and former Olympic champion in the world championships quarter-finals ... Badminton Association, which has also signed Hidayat. The China Super League will begin in February and run for three months before qualification for the 2012 London Olympics begins. 'I really ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733252/lee-earns-revenge-end-year-high
  3. China to attend Games in record numbers

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the State Sports General Administration and vice-chairman of the China Olympic Committee, said yesterday the delegation would include more than 900 athletes, who would take part in 41 of the 42 sports. Hurdler Liu Xiang, swimming world champion Zhang Ning, Beijing Olympic badminton gold medallist Lin Dan and table tennis gold medalist Ma Lin will lead the squad. The only sport missing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727428/china-attend-games-record-numbers
  4. 10,000 grieving parents still waiting for answers

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... national response to catastrophe and the triumph of the Beijing Olympics are soon overtaken. Now the world is awed by the country's unstoppable economic progress amid recession and debt crises ... thanks to unprecedented media access. The official openness generated goodwill towards China ahead of the Olympics three months later. Regrettably, that openness has not continued. Positive news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714216/10000-grieving-parents-still-waiting-answers
  5. Great Britain in qualifying fight for Olympic sevens

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... teams when sevens makes its Olympic debut at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Unless the International Olympic Committee has a change of heart, rugby's return to the Olympic fold ... will be freed up by the decision of the International Rugby Board and the International Olympic Committee that the four home unions will have to present a unified team. 'There will be a Great ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732268/great-britain-qualifying-fight-olympic-sevens
  6. WikiLeaks: HK was Olympics terror target

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Hong Kong was on a list of potential terrorist targets during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, according to a document of the United States embassy in the capital unveiled ... to China to conduct terrorist attacks at the Olympics,' the cable said. 'Potential targets include: the US president and secretary of state; the UK prime minister and foreign secretary; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732630/wikileaks-hk-was-olympics-terror-target
  7. HK knew about Olympic threats

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Intelligence did identify Hong Kong as a potential terrorist target during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but an analysis of vague information by the city's authorities ... movement and al-Qaeda would like to attack China, including Hong Kong during the Olympics, but no specific intelligence to show when Hong Kong might be under a threat,' he said. 'We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732711/hk-knew-about-olympic-threats
  8. Top golfer passes on his knowledge to HK's Special Olympics squad

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei The mainland's top professional golfer, Liang Wenchong, conducted a coaching clinic for members of the city's Special Olympics squad at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling last Thursday. Liang took time off to give 14 players some valuable tips as they prepare for the 2011 Special Olympics in Athens in June. The Chinese star was in town to take part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731516/top-golfer-passes-his-knowledge-hks-special-olympics-squad
  9. Olympic legacy pays dividends

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is this evident than in Asia, where government and private sector investment is transforming destinations on the back of the Olympic 2008 legacy. With inexpensive hotel stock, attractive airfares ... attributed to the vision, post-2008 Olympics, of the Beijing Tourism Administration (BTA) in supporting CIBTM's efforts in creating a dedicated meetings event. The BTA vision is to fully use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725588/olympic-legacy-pays-dividends
  10. Chui and Ng reach Olympic Youth Games

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chiu Chung-hei and Ng Ka-yee, both groomed at Hang Seng Table Tennis Academy, have qualified for the inaugural Olympic Youth Games in Singapore this summer as Hong Kong's two representatives. Chiu - a student at La Salle College and currently ranked 45th in the world - has suspended his studies to prepare for the Games. Hang Seng Bank, meanwhile, has announced it will provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712886/chui-and-ng-reach-olympic-youth-games

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