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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong takes centre stage as first in new 'F1 series' for swimmers

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:59pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... one, according to the title sponsor. "In Hong Kong, we are surrounded by beautiful beaches and sadly see first-hand how pollution affects our waters and how much plastic is washed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1551386/hong-kong-takes-centre-stage-first-new-f1-series-swimmers
  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Sailing chiefs want water quality tests on Rio's 'open sewer' Olympics venue

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:43pm by Associated Press

    ... on Rio's 'open sewer' Sailing's governing body may conduct independent water-quality tests in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympics ... Rebelo, Rio's state environment secretary Carlos Francisco Portinho acknowledged in a best-case scenario that pollution flowing into the bay could be cut to "over 50 per cent"- well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1516374/sailing-chiefs-want-water-quality-tests-rios-open-sewer-olympics
  3. Sport - Racing

    'Unbelievable' track helps Cruz storm to a treble but title a longshot

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 12:25am by Alan Aitken

    ... issue, a frequent by-product of Hong Kong's pollution. "I haven't been able to race him much, haven't been able to train him even, because he's had constant problems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1538562/unbelievable-track-helps-cruz-storm-treble-title-longshot
  4. Sport - Soccer

    Cardiff City cancel tour of Malaysia because of regional air pollution crisis

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Putting welfare of the players first, Premier League newcomers cancel promotional tour of Malaysia because of a regional air pollution crisis Cardiff's asia trip up in smoke Premier League newcomers Cardiff City, looking to grow their brand awareness ahead of a possible IPO, cancelled their six-day promotional tour of Malaysia this week because of the air pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1269639/cardiff-city-cancel-tour-malaysia-because-regional-air-pollution-crisis
  5. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    When running hurts your health

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 09:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... pollution in a race which has lengthy black spots where the air pollution is "five times higher" than World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. Clean Air Network (CAN), ... to Hong Kong Island showed airborne pollutant particles were at a hazardous level. We must resign ourselves to the fact things will remain the same and might in fact get worse The toxic air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1433323/when-running-hurts-your-health
  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Trawling for trash in Rio Games clean-up

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Trawling for trash in Rio games clean-up A stout green catamaran plies the polluted waters of Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay alongside the fishing boats, but instead of grouper and swordfish ... worth of Rio state government tests on waterways across the city showed faecal coliform pollution levels far above those considered safe by Brazilian or US law. That pollution means nearly all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1400006/trawling-trash-rio-games-clean
  7. Sport - Rugby

    Slow going at old Kai Tak keeps World Cup dream grounded

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 04:44pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... and the polluted air we breathe. It’s a real pity. Hong Kong would have been ideally placed to host the RWC Sevens for a record-breaking third time, adding to the 1997 and 2005 tournaments held here. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1442655/slow-going-old-kai-tak-keeps-world-cup-dream-grounded
  8. Sport - Other Sport

    Local runners excited to host international stars on home turf

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 07:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... of international talents and raising the degree of competition among front runners local and abroad," he says. But others are concerned exactly what impression Hong Kong will make. Roadside pollution ... international athletes- in particular, the things that I worry about: concrete and pollution," says Jeremy Ritcey, who placed fifth in the race last year. "I hope that people see what's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1403159/local-runners-excited-host-international-stars-home-turf
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - MOTOR RACING

    Formula E electric car racing is tailor-made for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HKAA says the non-polluting and silent electric cars are ideal Formula E race 'tailor-made' for Central streets The Formula E world ... Automobile Association, said the usual obstacles critics raised, such as environmental pollution and noise pollution, did not apply to the Formula E electric racing series which he said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1323750/formula-e-electric-car-racing-tailor-made-hong-kong
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Marathon official Kwan Kee wants public to be more tolerant

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... yesterday that the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon would once again implement stringent rules to reduce noise pollution especially at the start of the popular 10-kilometre races, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1152037/marathon-official-kwan-kee-wants-public-be-more-tolerant

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