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  1. News - Hong Kong - RACE

    Nearly 250 under-17s in 2,700 lined up to swim across Victoria Harbour

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... The Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association, said safety was the top concern, and the water in Victoria Harbour had been found to be safe for swimming by the Environmental Protection Department. ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Some parents express fears but still almost 250 under-17s line up to swim from Kowloon to HK Harbour swim hauls in youngsters Contestants as young as 12 ...

  2. Harbour tests world's best paddlers

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Unus Alladin unus.alladin@scmp.com Victoria Harbour might seem like a world away from Germany's Neckar River, but the Neckardrachen Heilbronn dragon boat team felt very much at home ... in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, six years ago, Muller said Victoria Harbour was a challenge to his crew. 'We train in Neckardrachen which is flat water, nothing like the waves and currents that we had ...

  3. 500 more to compete in harbour swim

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com This year's cross-harbour swim will be open to 1,500 participants, up from 1,000 when the event was revived last year after a 33-year break. The Hong Kong ... swimmers. Previously held in Repulse Bay, Asian Open Water competitors will follow a longer route than cross-harbour participants, but will start and end at the same points. The two swimming events ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    France 'protected' Armstrong from a 2005 police anti-doping raid

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agencies Lawyer says police abandoned a doping raid on the American star's hotel at the 2005 Tour because his team were warned about it Armstrong 'protected in France' Lance ... "protected in France", a French lawyer has said. The US icon has been stripped by Usada of his seven Tour de France titles after he gave up the right to fight serious doping claims by the agency ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 3, 2013

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... tattoos and various forms of intimidation. At one time only sailors and bikers wore tattoos. Today footballers have helped bring these crude images of a decadent society into the mainstream. Our ... to reduce the waste we produce. The government should do more to raise public awareness of environmental protection, by education and publicity, encouraging people to reduce their waste. Burning ...

  6. HK Open to join US$1m society

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The Hong Kong Open will become a US$1 million event next year in a bid to keep its stature as one of the leading and most popular tournaments on the Asian circuit. Omega's Kevin Rollenhagen promised that Hong Kong's oldest professio ...

  7. Packing Ok ready for the step up in trip and grade

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken The John Moore-trained Packing Ok takes a big step up in trip today in the Hong Kong Exchanges Challenge Cup (2,200m) and the lightly raced four-year-old can make it a winning step. Packing Ok (Darren Beadman) also steps up in grade, taking th ...

  8. Bulk up those shoulders

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Wong Yat-hei This week, we are going to work on our shoulders. The shoulders are one of the most important muscle groups, protecting you from injury during contact sports ... straight during the exercise. Do four sets of 20. Workout instructions by Bosco Choi, personal trainer at Fitness First Harbour City. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION & BEAUTY

    Game on

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by CARLO ACQUINO

    ... (HK$6,100) by Alexander Wang. Pencil skirt (HK$4,690) and ankle boots (HK$6,990) both by 3.1 Phillip Lim, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City.           Quilted top (HK$3,500) by Neil Barrett at Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central. Cropped trousers (HK$6,100) and shoes (HK$4,400) by Alexander Wang, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. Hat, stylist's own.                     Sheer knit top (HK$3,600) ...

  10. Young guns show future's bright

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Macau kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's next generation of paddlers staked a claim for the future as they beat North Korea 3-1 in the fifth-to-eighth-place play-off at the Asian Championships yesterday. Following a 3-1 defeat by Japan in ...




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