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    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a number of events, including the Henry Shield Relay Race, which he launched in the late 1980s, and the China Coast Marathon. He celebrated his 50th birthday by running the 42.2km race, one ...

  2. The Beijing 2008 Olympics Games

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... first appearance at the Berlin Olympics in 1936. One of the officials organising the Games had the idea of a relay race from Greece to Germany with the runners carrying a torch that would light ... and respect like the gods themselves. The hero Prometheus had stolen the first fire from Zeus, the king of the gods, and had brought it to Earth to give to the human race. During the ancient Olympic ...

  3. Rat Race teams are already winners as pledges top HK$1.3m

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan This year's Central Rat Race will be even more of a celebration, with competitors carrying candle-shaped batons instead of the usual briefcases and rolled up newspapers ... financial meltdown. As usual, there will be three categories: the Junior Rat Race for children aged five to eight, accompanied by an adult, who have to raise at least HK$500 for charity; the Rat ...

  4. school news

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The most popular event at this year's competition was the teacher-student relay. Organised by the Student Union, the race helped enhance the school spirit. Fans cheered for their favourite teachers and friends. The race was won by Form 5B. Benevolence swept to victory in the house championship. Souvenirs were given to the guests-of-honour by school principal, Tsang Yau-shing, which ...

  5. Torch-carrying duties for driver Cheng

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Chinese A1GP racing driver Franky Cheng Congfu has been given the honour of carrying the Olympic torch as it sets out on its path through Greece on its final journey before ... to be nominated as one of the Olympic torchbearers. Hopefully, my appearance in the torch relay will help to promote motorsport in China and it will encourage more Chinese people to get involved ...

  6. Finswimmers make it look so easy

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... will include surface, immersion and apnea racing. Finswimmers will also try to break a Guinness World Record on September 11-12. The target is to have 150 participants finswim 100,000 metres in the form of a relay. 'Finswimming is an underwater sport that was introduced to Hong Kong around 1992,' Ng said. 'However, it has never been developed. We hope that those interested ...

  7. athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... relay. Even when I'm representing my district- not Hong Kong- I'm still serious about the race. 'On the day of my final at the Games, it rained and my lane was quite wet. I had ...

  8. The finest of Asia's finest to douse any flames of protest

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... alongside Olympic torch-carrying runners when they relay across the city on May 2, ending their journey in Wan Chai's Bauhinia Square. Perhaps to make sure of getting only the fittest ... the force's annual dragon boat race competitors. 'This is an honour for Hong Kong, and an honour for all of us,' said a member of the dragon boat team. A spokesman said the officers would ...

  9. Race schedule robs Wong of flag-carrying honour

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fifth Olympic Games and we had considered him to be the flag bearer at the opening ceremony, but because he has to start his 250-kilometre road race the next morning, we had to give up ... good results from them.' Meanwhile, the men's 4x100 metre relay team, who qualify as the fastest team from Asia, have been invited to take part in the prestigious Diamond League ...

  10. Documentary a first in HK awards

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Aaron Kwok Fu-shing (Murderer), Lau Ching-wan (Overheard) and Wang Xueqi (Bodyguards) also join the race. Apart from surprises in the nomination list, changes have been made to the broadcast ... mistake. 'We will relay the ceremony in full,' she said yesterday. It's a wrap The main nominees Best film Bodyguards and Assassins Red Cliff II KJ Shinjuku Incident Overheard Best ...




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