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  1. Wong expected to take HK spot in road race at London Olympics

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong has been granted one of the 140 places available for the road race at next year's London Olympic Games. It is believed that veteran Wong Kam-po, who has competed for Hong Kong at every Olympics since the 1996 Atlanta Games, will be picked to represent the city. Wong's favourite discipline- the points race on the track- was dropped from the London ...

  2. Fok hints he supported the winner

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Olympic chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting said London's victory had not come as a surprise to him. 'They are very capable and the 2012 Olympics could be one of the best,' said Fok, one of the International Olympic Committee members who cast their votes in Singapore yesterday. 'People keep saying Paris is the favourite, but London also has good quality. ...

  3. Olympic boost for HK cyclist after win

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Kwok Ho-ting further raised his hopes of reaching next year's London Olympics by clinching the points race in the men's omnium at the World Cup ... maintain his form, he certainly can get a good overall ranking and boost his 2012 Games hopes.' Kwok is 19th in the Olympic qualifiers; the top 24 riders can qualify for London. He also led ...

  4. Sports Digest

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tiffany Chan in contention for junior world title Hong Kong golfer Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching is on the verge of her greatest success after she tied for second place at the Junior World Championships at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California. The 1 ...

  5. Sports chief revved up to bring F1 to HK

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Sports supremo Timothy Fok Tsun-ting liked what he saw and has thrown his weight behind getting a Formula One race to Hong Kong. Fok pointed ... [Sunday] dragon boat racing, it just reinforced my belief that sport should become an integral part of Hong Kong life. I met with a number of government officials at the weekend at both events ...

  6. Cheng keen to seize last Games chance

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheng, though, will face tough competition for the London ticket from fast-improving Andy Leung Ho-chun, 21. The duo will use the Hong Kong Open, which starts today in Stanley, as a warm-up race for their Olympic selection. The Windsurfing Association has set three forthcoming races as the selection races for London, including the ISAF World Championships in Perth in December, the European ...

  7. Better ways to develop sport than hosting Games

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... will be indirect costs, originally budgeted by the government to cover the construction of future sports facilities and venues. The direct costs to host the games are estimated at around HK$14.5 billion. ... and it will be unrealistic to rely on any budgetary estimate. To stage such a sizeable international sports event, the insurance premium and security cost alone would be enormous. For example, the 2010 Winter ...

  8. 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 last Friday. Sports for Hope Foundation, a charity set up by Marie-Christine Lee in 2011 to provide financial help and technical support for young athletes in China, is sponsoring all award ...

  9. Timothy Fok 'not standing' in Legco vote

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... time and is familiar with it... [Ma] is the most suitable candidate.' Fok, president of the Sports Federation, is in London for the Olympic Games. Painter Chow Chun-fai will also fight ... Congress and former chairman of the Arts Development Council, in the sports, performing arts, culture and publication sector for the election on September 9. Ma is a supporter of Chief Executive ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 25, 2012

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in historical terms and felt it would take a long time to be resolved. Perhaps the time has now come to deal with it. Wei Yen, Tai Tam Many Olympic sports have martial origins I note with weary ... of appreciation as to the origins of the Games, whereby sporting feats by all folk- soldiers included- were celebrated by all, there exist other events with similar martial origins. By that yardstick, ...




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