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  1. Sport stars decry institute changes

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Medallists say Olympic plan has negative effect on athletes Returning Asian Games gold medallists and elite athletes yesterday warned that revamping the Sports Institute to make ... or squash. Ko said they planned to meet the sports institute management to raise their concerns about the future. Women's singles squash silver medal winner Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin was also ...

  2. Athletes say farewell to the Sports Institute

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu 1,600 people gather to take a last look before demolition work About 1,600 athletes and members of the public bade farewell to the Sports Institute in Sha Tin yesterday- a day ... facilities,' she said. Top cyclist Wong Kam-po said although the temporary relocation to Wu Kai Sha was a little inconvenient for athletes, it would still be conducive to the sports development of Hong ...

  3. Historic day for HK sport with gold and silver double

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Doha For the first time in the city's sporting history, two SAR flags were raised at a victory ceremony after Hong Kong competitors won gold and silver ... and 11 respectively in the 2002 event. Wang's presence in the final came as little surprise- the 30-year-old is ranked world No4 in the sport, but her 19-year-old opponent's charge ...

  4. Blueprint for a sporting Mecca

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... It's bold, it's ambitious and it's happening in tiny Singapore- the Lion City's plans for its Sports Hub will be the envy of Asia, writes Noel Prentice Singapore may be small, but it thinks big. And nothing is bigger than an S$800 million (HK$3.93 billion) Sports Hub which will be the envy of Asia- and Hong Kong in particular. The scheme will create ...

  5. Question of the week: What's your favourite sport?

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Elise McKenzie, 16 Surfing the web. I hate sports. I always get angry at biased refs and people who cheat. Sports would be good if they were the way people fought wars. The world would ... into dance and have taken to swimming every morning as they both clear my mind for the exams that are looming ahead. The other sports I love are rugby and tennis although it's become too hot ...

  6. Stars to launch sport festival

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Macau rock duo Soler, singer Charles Szeto and other celebrities will help kick off the 2006 Festival of Sport at Wan Chai Sports Ground on Sunday afternoon. The XLIX Festival of Sport, Hong Kong's annual mini-Olympics, is a three-month sports extravaganza. Various national sports associations are the driving force behind the festival, organising ...

  7. Question of the week: What's your favourite sport?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aanchal Wadhwani, 14 No, it's not basketball or football- it's netball. Not many people know much about this sport but it's a cross between handball and basketball. ... The Brazilian dance/martial art called capoeira. It originated 400 years ago with African slaves in Brazil. I would call it a sport because of its fabulous movements and amazing leg swings, but it looks ...

  8. Sport puts the Koreas on track for better relations

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Talk of a unified winter Olympics bid is a boost for Pyongyang's propaganda machine, writes Andrew Salmon Despite the nuclear tensions gripping the Korean peninsula, sporting communities in the North and South are abuzz with talk of athletic co-operation between the two countries that are still officially at war. The promising signs of sporting unity come as South Korean ...

  9. Which sports do you watch on TV?

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Celia Yu

    ... Interviews by Celia Yu and Nina Li Name: Valerie Yeung Age: 14 Top tunes: R&B I don't watch games on TV a lot but I do some sports in my spare time, like swimming, which is my favourite. I don't think watching sports on TV is interesting, although I sometimes watch the Olympic Games or the World Cup with my family. Some of my family members are sports fans. Name: ...

  10. $1.5b facelift proposed for Sports Institute

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa The government is considering a $1.5 billion redevelopment of the Sports Institute to boost high-performance sports in Hong Kong. 'If we want to take elite sports ... of a joint taskforce for the redevelopment of the Hong Kong Sports Institute. 'There are still a lot of details to be ironed out for such a big project, but I am sure we are on the right ...




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