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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Athletics coach Paul Wright to quit Hong Kong for sake of son's health

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka and John Carney Pollution forces coach who transformed city's athletics to leave just four months into contract Wright quits to save son's health Hong Kong ... environmental degradation. One in four people in Hong Kong are now considering leaving due to air pollution, a study by public policy think tank Civic Exchange found last year. Last month, Hong Kong ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... then the Leadville 100 (Aug 17) in the Colorado Rockies, and finishing off with the Wasatch Front (Sept 6) in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Hong Kong is represented by Andre Blumberg, 43, a German IT director ... difficult part is getting through the lottery for the Western States 100,” says Blumberg, who returned to Hong Kong on Tuesday after the first Slam. The race, the world’s oldest 100-mile race ...

  3. Health warning issued to World Cup fans

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.45pm: Hong Kong soccer fans should take care of their health while watching World Cup matches live overnight- and avoid fatigue, poor eating and excessive drinking, the Health Department warned on Thursday. The World Cup 2006 will kick off on Friday night (Hong Kong time) with the host, Germany, playing Costa Rica in Munich. In the space of 31 days, ...

  4. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Who is Hong Kong's most decorated sporting personality? All hail Yu Chui-yee, the brilliant one-legged swordswoman whose flashing foil at the 2004 Paralympics won four ... at the Paralympic Games after the Athens Olympics? A total of 18 medals won by the 23-strong Hong Kong team was a remarkable effort. Everyone knows San-san. Remember how we hugged Lee Lai-shan to our ...

  5. Magazines - Style

    Lee Wai-sze: 'I am so proud to be a Hong Kong athlete'

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Lee, who grew up in a public housing estate in Ngau Tau Kok, got her first break in Form Three when her school recommended her to the Hong Kong Sports Institute that trains and supports young ... Nora Tong Hong Kong's celebrated Olympic medallist knew she had the strength to go on, even when her coach suggested she quit after an injury, writes Nora Tong Lee Wai-SZE Lee Wai-sze ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Blister sisters: Hong Kong's women ultramarathon runners

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Three Hong Kong runners earned the right to compete in oneof the toughest foot races on the planet, writes Rachel Jacqueline The ascentof women A marathon is usually the summit of a runner's achievements, but three Hong Kong women nearly quadrupled that distance on an unseasonably cold and wet day in June. Claire Price, Kami Semick ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Officials need to ensure better public access to sports venues

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is serious about promoting sports for all in Hong Kong, it should ensure wider public access to sports venues and facilities. ... SCMP Editorial Better access to sports venues Officials are expected to take good care of public resources and facilities. Regrettably, they have once again been put to shame ...

  8. From fat, unfit, couch potato to poster girl for better health - thanks to rugby

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho If - and granted, it's a big if - the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens desired to transform itself into an advertisement for better health, then maybe the cause would already have ... something,' Chan said, and shortly thereafter she was part of the Hong Kong Football Club's women's rugby team, alongside women who could run, play rugby and had a concept of the word ...

  9. Honours for Hong Kong's best athletes

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Celebrating its 14th year, the Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards announced a new sponsor and presented awards for the first quarter of 2012 at the Hong Kong Sports Institute ... in August.' Chun-wing proved himself a strong contender for future leader of the Hong Kong cycling team by winning four gold medals at the 19th Junior Asian Cycling Championships in Kuala Lumpur, ...

  10. School tour kicks off Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... accessible to the public. One way has been sending a giant Hong Kong rugby team jersey around the city, to iconic landmarks, schools and mini rugby festivals. In all, the 9m x 9m jersey visited 10 ... To many Hongkongers, rugby remains a sport mainly for expats. But thanks to the Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Rugby Sevens and initiatives to promote the sport, rugby is finally making ...




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