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  1. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Paralympic heroes to compete in Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:33am by Johnny Tam

    ... Fazaa International Athletics Competition in Dubai soon after. So was just 15 when the team won gold in the 4x100m relay at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, United States. Now, the team ... for the Physically Disabled. They hope the association can subsidise more disabled athletes to take part in more competitions so that they have a better chance of qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1415623/paralympic-heroes-compete-hong-kong-marathon
  2. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    City's sport funding will continue, says Financial Secretary John Tsang

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the 2012 Paralympic Games. He also hopes to promote cultural and sporting exchanges between Hong Kong and Britain in a series of meetings before he returns home next Saturday. On his official blog ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022953/citys-sport-funding-will-continue-says-financial-secretary-john-tsang
  3. Sport - Other Sport - SPORT

    N Korea’s disabled come in from the cold

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 05:02pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in London North Korea is making its debut at the Paralympic Games, a potential sign of change in a country where, according to activists, disabled people have faced ... the Games, then next time, if we can improve further, then maybe at the next Paralympics (in Rio de Janeiro in 2016) we can be involved more,” he said in English. North Korea won four gold medals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1024528/n-korea%E2%80%99s-disabled-come-cold
  4. Sport - Other Sport - SPORT

    Paralympic torch to be lit at ‘spiritual home’

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 02:57pm

    ... the start of this year’s Games. The head of the International Paralympic Committee, Philip Craven, London organising committee chief Sebastian Coe and other dignitaries will be at Stoke Mandeville ... birth to the Paralympic movement and the creation of the first Games 12 years later. The London Paralympic Flame will be created out of four “national flames” that have been kindled by scouts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1024469/paralympic-torch-be-lit-%E2%80%98spiritual-home%E2%80%99
  5. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    HK Paralympians call for more resources to foster future stars

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... the triumphant return yesterday of the Hong Kong Paralympics team from the London Games, a sporting official called for more resources to nurture the city's talented disabled athletes. The 28-member ... count to 108 since Hong Kong started taking part in 1972. And they accomplished this despite limited resources. "Paralympic sports in Hong Kong are struggling with inadequate training ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1034388/hk-paralympians-call-more-resources-foster-future-stars
  6. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Swimmer Aaron Zweig triumphs in the face of adversity

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... future." Hong Kong's other big winner at the Maccabiah Games was another swimmer, Ana Scherer, who won four gold medals and two silver medals in the non-paralympic masters category for 40- ... such as Israel's Maccabiah Games last month. Swimming, Aaron says, is his "home away from home". Now 17, Aaron won a silver and a bronze at the games in Jerusalem. Also known as the "Jewish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1294200/swimmer-aaron-zweig-triumphs-face-adversity

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