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  1. 2- Guo Jingjing

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou She's a double Olympic champion and hot favourite to do the double again to join Fu Mingxia as one of China's sporting greats, but diving diva Guo Jingjing has had ... in between.' The diving team's success has been a key factor in China's Olympic success. Of the 112 gold medals collected at the past six Games, the divers have contributed 20- the biggest ...

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    ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally Alan Isaac, the world's leading cricket official, said the game's inclusion at the Olympics would boost ... Games. ICC president Isaac, who is attending the Hong Kong Sixes, revealed yesterday that the International Olympic Committee was keen to get Twenty20 into the Games but stressed a lot of factors ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Marathon blunder as wrong runner takes prize

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon turned into a fiasco yesterday when a blunder over the results led to the wrong runner appearing on the victory podium. There was no doubting the winner. Kenyan Nelson Rotich crossed the line in two h ...

  5. Blade runner gets skates on

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Her application to take part was turned down by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. 'I shouldn't have missed the Asian Games,' she says. 'I ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Shek strikes gold in US on road to Olympic Games

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Kinwa.chan@scmp.com Leading Hong Kong gymnasts Shek Wai-hung and Angel Wong Hiu-ying both enjoyed major success ahead of their maiden Olympic campaign by winning medals ... exceptionally well, but we still need to increase the difficulties of his manoeuvres if he wants to challenge for a medal at the Olympic Games this summer,' Poon said. ...

  8. Liu mania to rock Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to comfortably claim gold at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground. The wait is finally over for thousands of fans as the former Olympic and world record-holder- one of China's most successful athletes- takes ... chaos ahead with security beefed up as more than 100 reporters likely to descend on the Athens Olympic hero. 'We expect a lot of media tomorrow. It's going to be busy,' admitted ...

  9. Finalists seek place among world elite

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

    ... Chan Kin-wa China's Jiang Yanjiao and Wang Yihan will not only be competing for the title when they meet in the women's singles final of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open today, but also to consolidate their push to the international pinnacle of the sport. Following the retirement of double Olympic champion Zhang Ning and two-time world champion Xie Xingfang, both Jiang, ...

  10. Going in a new direction

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former Olympics gymnast Liu Xuan is showing her support for the Games in a different way- singing. ...




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