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  1. More about sports

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A SPORTS FACTS and Figures section is now available on the homepage of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board (HKSDB). The user-friendly section offers sports facts and figures from a wide variety of in-house and externally commissioned research projects of the HKSDB research department. Key topics include data associated with the value of sport, sports participation, infrastructure ...

  2. Bid to raise school sports standards

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... weekend's Basketball Marathon competition at Yuen Wo Road Sports Centre demonstrated positional and tactical skills they have learned through new courses introduced by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) under the School Sports Programme (SSP). The participants have been trained in specialist skills required for playing centre, forward or guard. Hong Kong team players ...

  3. Deal signed to promote sport in the region

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Top officials from Guangdong and Macau signed a deal with Hong Kong yesterday to promote sports in the region. Under the Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau Sports Exchange and Co-operation agreement, the three sides will strengthen co-operation on sports in five areas. These are the training of talented young athletes to take part in the Olympics, encouraging the public ...

  4. Sports quiz

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... five Wimbledon tennis titles and was the first female Olympic champion in 1900. Who? 7. Who was the first woman to win a gold medal at both the summer and winter Olympics? 8. What was the sport ...

  5. Sports help to put city on track for a healthy economy

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... Wendy Ng The demand for events managers grows fast as the population gets physical Sports account for 2.1 per cent (about $27 billion) of Hong Kong's gross domestic product, notes research commissioned by the Hong Kong Sports Development Board. The calculations factor sports into the economic equation. Sports in general are viewed as contributing to the economy by raising ...

  6. Sporting ambitions score with Games win

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The plan for hosting the 2009 East Asian Games in Hong Kong is modest, realistic- and most importantly- a great place to start in Hong Kong's pursuit of becoming a regional sporting venue. The $171 million proposal does not call for any new facilities, instead suggesting minor renovations to more than 20 existing sports grounds and staging areas, from the 40,000-seat Hong ...

  7. Water-sports enthusiasts left high and dry

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell With THE activities promoted in Sai Kung last weekend, no-one can say the government isn't making an effort to stimulate interest in sports- maybe just the wrong sort. There were no fun sports like wakeboarding or waterskiing during the government-organised 2003 Water Sports Carnival for schoolchildren held at the Chong Hing Water Sports Centre on Saturday morning. ...

  8. Teenage duo win top sports honours

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Windsurfer Yu Wing-ho and rower Lee Ka-man have won the third-quarter honours (one each for a boy and a girl) in the AS Watson-Hong Kong Sports Development Board (SDB) ... of $5,000 and sports gear vouchers. Wing-ho clinched the boys' Mistral title in dramatic style when he snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in the last race on the final day ...

  9. Sports Quiz

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Belgium in what sport at the 1968 Olympics. 8. Who was the second batsman to hit six sixes off one over in first-class cricket? 9. What is the current Hong Kong Horse of the Year? 10. By what name ...

  10. Job cuts feared in sports revamp

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Legislators have raised concerns about possible job cuts, the future investment of resources and the re-deployment of experienced managers once the Sports Development Board is replaced by the Sports Commission next year. Speaking at a Home Affairs panel meeting yesterday, legislator Cyd Ho Sau-lan of The Frontier warned that the revamp of the city's sports development system ...




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