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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1608828/hong-kong-4x100m-hero-so-chun-hong-targets-rio-olympics-after
  2. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Christy Yiu quits nursing job to pursue Olympic dream in Rio

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:11pm by Richard Castka

    ... Christy Yiu Kit-ching is targeting a place in the Rio Olympics marathon after deciding to quit her job to devote herself to training. The 26-year-old nurse, who won the Hong Kong Half-Marathon ... and concentrate more on effective training, as my long term goal is to qualify for the Olympic marathon." Giorgi, who watched the race with Murao, said: "Christy has a very good work ethic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1583155/christy-yiu-quits-nursing-job-pursue-olympic-dream-rio
  3. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Tyson Gay gets one-year ban for testing positive; hands back Olympic silver

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by NYT

    ... the silver medal he won in the men's 4x400-metre relay at the 2012 London Olympics. The US Anti-Doping Agency announced that Gay's one-year ban began on June 23, the day his sample ... to the United States Olympic Committee. We appreciate Tyson doing the right thing by immediately withdrawing from competition once he was notified, accepting responsibility for his decisions, and fully ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1503732/tyson-gay-gets-one-year-ban-testing-positive-hands-back-olympic
  4. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Mo Farah does the double at European Championships

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 12:16am by AP

    ... long distance champion at continental, world and Olympic level all at the same time. After proving his health during his 10,000 victory last Wednesday, the Briton showed off his running smarts and explosive power in the 5,000, tugging in on the bends and unleashing his unmatched kick for home that has now been unstoppable at big championships since the 2012 London Olympics. I ran with rage. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1575734/mo-farah-gets-long-distance-double-european-championships
  5. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Mo Farah gets back to winning ways with European Championships 10,000m title

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:45am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Normal service resumed after months of illness and disappointing form Normal service was resumed by Mo Farah as the world and Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion ... the Commonwealth Games but couldn’t, so this means a lot to me,” said Farah, who was congratulated on his lap of honour by his good friend, Olympic 100m and 200m champion Usain Bolt. Farah’s Great Britain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1573373/mo-farah-gets-back-winning-ways-european-championships-10000m
  6. Sport - ATHLETICS

    Germany bars amputee long jumper

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... would not lodge an appeal. The case has parallels to that of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee South African runner who went to court to win the right to compete in the 2012 London Olympics ... because you showed everyone what athletes with a disability are capable of." Alfons Hoermann, president of the German Olympic Committee, said it was a difficult decision for the athletics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1563610/germany-bars-amputee-long-jumper
  7. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    My best is yet to come, says superstar Usain Bolt

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kingston, Jamaica Sprinter says he can run faster next year and at Rio Olympics if he stays injury free My best days are still ahead of me: Bolt Six-times Olympic gold medallist ... time to work and stay fit and to be focused." Coach Mills, who has guided Bolt to his six Olympic golds and a record 10 world championship medals since 2007, also believes the sprinter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1558347/my-best-yet-come-says-superstar-usain-bolt
  8. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Mo Farah reveals he had to be airlifted to hospital ahead of Commonwealth Games

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:59am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse English runner explains why he had to disappoint fans by withdrawing from Glasgow showpiece Mo Farah, the reigning world and Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion, missed the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because he collapsed and knocked himself out on a bathroom floor and spent four days in hospital. The 31-year-old British runner explained the full reason ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1571902/mo-farah-reveals-he-had-be-airlifted-hospital-ahead-commonwealth
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Hong Kong 4x100m relay team aiming high for 2013

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong 4x100m squad plan to make amends after missing out on London Olympics final spot Sprint relay team aim high for 2013 The Hong Kong men's 4x100 metres relay team aim to make amends next year after failing to reach the final at the London Olympic Games this summer. Tang Yik-chun, Lai Chun-ho, Ng Ka-fung, Tsui Chi-ho and reserve Ho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1048865/hong-kong-4x100m-relay-team-aiming-high-2013
  10. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Court reduces doping ban on Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:37pm by APSPT

    ... metres, and three-time Olympic medallist Simpson tested positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine at Jamaica's national trials last year. I always felt that the 18 months was not in line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1554939/court-reduces-doping-ban-asafa-powell-and-sherone-simpson

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