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  1. Sports picnic in HungHom

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Outback Steakhouse and the Australian International Sports Academy (AISA) will host a free sports seminar and family picnic in Whampoa Garden, Hunghom on Sunday from 3pm to 6pm to celebrate the upcoming Sports and English Summer Programme Australia. The Sunday Sports Picnic will combine sports games (golf, football, tennis, swimming), fitness tests and prizes. ...

  2. Sports face anxious wait before realising their fate today

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa London organisers will find out today if there is to be a change of sports in the 2012 games programme. A review of the 28 existing Olympic sports- which form the programme ... yesterday. 'We will know by afternoon if any of the existing sports will not be seen at the games in 2012.' Since 1936, sports have regularly been added and it was not until its ...

  3. What do you think about sports in Hong Kong?

    Posted Dec 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Interviews by Linda Luo Wan Tsz-ying Age: 18 Top tunes: The theme song of the TV drama Ah Wong's New Tales Hong Kong hasn't done very well in sports. We've only won a few medals in international sports events. But Hong Kong people now pay more attention to sports than before. It is encouraged in schools, where many students take part in sports days. Many schools ...

  4. Chow finds warm welcome as roller sports wait on Olympic vote

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... first inline hockey team and other skating fans are asking themselves: Will the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote roller sports as an official event at the 2012 Olympics? Inline hockey is a relatively new activity, but has been growing globally. A little more expensive than most sports- it costs around US$400 for a pair of professional roller boots- it is huge in North America ...

  5. Record turnout a boost for local sports

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Sport is continuing to grow in popularity in Hong Kong, said the city's top sports official following a record turnout for the 2005 Olympic Day Run on Sunday at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground. More than 3,500 athletics fans from all over Hong Kong took a new route in the three-kilometre race, which was held at Wan Chai Sports Ground in the past. The spacious ...

  6. Athletes take sports degree

    Posted Oct 20th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Another group of 25 athletes has been admitted to a sports education degree course at the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) in Sha Tin, meaning more quality coaches will be available to develop young talent in the future. Since 1999 the programme, organised by Beijing Sports University (BSU) and administered by the HKSI, has provided coaches and athletes ...

  7. Good sports win out when it comes to Christmas charity

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans The quiz is called the Operation Santa Claus Question of Sport, and certainly the teams' knowledge of sport appeared to be questionable. The quiz has been an annual event for the past three years between teams from Credit Suisse First Boston and UBS. 'I know very little about sport,' said team member Simon Aird, who works in the equity capital ...

  8. New multi-sport race set to make a splash

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell A new aquathon- an event that combines running and swimming- hopes to attract more than 100 young participants and help develop multi-sport racing in Hong Kong. Splash 'n' Dash, organised by sports management company Revolution Asia and supported by the Hong Kong Triathlon Association, will be held at the scenic Pui O beach on Lantau Island on Saturday. ...

  9. Review on new sports mooted

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have to be fair to the IOC members as they might not know all the sports,' IOC president Jacques Rogge said. 'We are considering when we hold the next review in 2009 after the Beijing Games if we can invite officials from sports, which are in line to become Olympic ones, to make a presentation on them so that IOC members can learn more about those sports. 'There were ...

  10. Olympic nod for roller sports likely, says HK official

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Roller sports, including freestyle inline skating, inline hockey and speed skating, have a 'great chance' of being selected to replace existing sports in the programme for the 2012 Olympic Games, said a top Hong Kong sports official. On July 8 in Singapore, the International Olympic Committee will vote to decide which of the 28 sports currently included ...




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