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  1. Sporting 'imports' wane but mainland influence still strong

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... one year. The Lion City has therefore become a hot choice for many mainland athletes wanting to continue their sporting careers overseas. 'China and Hong Kong are governed by their own ... China at an Olympic Games.' But he says reunification has benefited Hong Kong sport in terms of exchanges and co-operation. 'Our athletes can learn a lot from Chinese coaches as many ...

  2. A sporting chance

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Rugby, basketball, cricket and soccer promotional programmes for children are being run in Hong Kong this summer. The programmes are a low-cost way to introduce a child to a new sport before committing to long-term participation. 'Team sports create challenges which children have to solve as individuals and as a team. They need to learn communication skills, ...

  3. Youth apathy to local sport worries educators

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... people are indifferent to local sport. The poll of 674 teenagers released yesterday by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and the Roundtable Community found that 58 per cent say they have little to no interest in sporting events involving local players or played in local facilities. When asked why, 30 per cent cited a lack of media coverage before and during local events and 14 ...

  4. Please deliver on sport, Mr Leung

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and effort, we ask you not to turn a blind eye to the sporting picture. Both your predecessors showed a lukewarm approach to sports. While not entirely ignoring it, their combined efforts haven't left much of an impression. In fact, we can't remember what Tung Chee-hwa achieved or left behind as a sporting legacy. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has had more success. His administration ...

  5. Elite sports bodies 'fail to spot talent'

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The government must review and reform its sports policies if promising athletes are to get the right training and support, sports experts say. The warning ... local athletes, three of whom had not been rated as top class by city sports organisations and had received inferior treatment and support. Whether these athletes end up on the team ...

  6. Sports hub awaits funds study

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The government insists the Kai Tak sports hub in Kowloon East is still on target for completion in 2018-19 as it awaits a consultancy study on whether the project will be built using private or government funding. With sports chiefs anxious for decisions to be made and building to start, the Home Affairs Bureau said the study would be available ...

  7. Hong Kong needs more sports facilities

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Playing sports should be made more convenient for the population. As an international city, Hong Kong focuses mostly on the economy and tourism. Most Hong Kong residents work in offices. ... sports facilities. If they want to do sport, residents need to spend a lot of time getting to facilities. So the Hong Kong government should increase the number of sports facilities, especially ...

  8. Give athletes a sporting chance

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... redevelopment of the academy and a HK$7 billion investment fund to provide an income flow for 15 elite sports. It would seem to make sense to follow successful sporting nations like China, Germany ... In the contest for students' time, education is a clear winner over the elite sports system in Hong Kong. We are internationally competitive in maths and science but celebrate few ...

  9. I never looked like scoring: Tsang shows he's a good sport

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Albert Wong, Tanna Chong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has made light of his debate with Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, conceding that if it had been a soccer match he would not even have ventured into the opposition's half, let alone scored a goal. Spe ...

  10. Time to enhance access to sporting facilities

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be absurd to suggest Chinese athletes are less motivated to perform when the event is outside of China. It is even more difficult to see how the ordinary sports enthusiast can benefit. Despite all ... For sports fans, the past few years have provided an unexpected number of memorable events. In addition to the annual Rugby Sevens tournament, Hong Kong staged a leg of rugby's ...




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