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  1. Change of tack

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Bart Kimman. 'The scene might have been 80 per cent expat then; now it's 50:50.' Like other expat-dominated sports, the sailing community was shrinking after the 1997 handover when a number of foreign residents moved away. 'Most gweilo sports experienced a decline- until the Chinese population got interested enough to fill the gaps, which they are doing ...

  2. Golden girls top award list

    Posted Dec 04th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao Windsurfer Chan Hei-man and wushu athlete Fung Wing-see received the Hong Kong Sports Institute's (HKSI) Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards 2006 (third quarter) for their brilliant sporting achievements. At a ceremony at the HKSI in Sha Tin last week, each of them won a certificate, a cash prize of HK$2,500 and a sports gear voucher worth HK$2,500. Hei-man, 15, ...

  3. Robertshaw ready for mini show

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao Michael Robertshaw has helped co-ordinate mini rugby at the Sevens for the past six years. This is the first year he is heading the programme. 'There will be 1,600 kids playing at the minis, which takes place before the Sevens each day, ...

  4. They're nice guys, but not at all appealing, says physio

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao Physiotherapist Janice Morton has been in the midst of the action and frenzy for the past 24 years, all from the safety of her physiotherapy clinic set up in the stadium. The busy Briton co-owns five clinics in Hong Kong, but she is still able t ...

  5. Teams face gruelling test

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... By Judy Ngao On Sunday, 19-year-old Hui Yau-chiu will tackle the most gruelling sporting event of his young life- the Action Asia Challenge Hong Kong 2006. Hui and his partner, Tam ... five years ago. 'A senior introduced the sport to me when I was a Form One student. I have loved it ever since. It is a very challenging sport where you can improve your techniques each ...

  6. Olympic foes set for HK rematch

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao Women's Olympic champions China will revive memories of their classic gold medal showdown with Russia when they return to play in Hong Kong in August. The Chinese and Russians will be taking part in the first leg of the 2006 FIVB (Federatio ...

  7. Kids on the run help the needy

    Posted Oct 25th 2005, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao More than 1,000 children took part in the first Charity Kids Marathon in Hong Kong on Sunday which raised funds for World Children's Day at McDonald's 2005. Participants ran 2.5km starting at the Hong Kong Sports Institute's running track and continuing along the cycling path of the Shing Mun River. World Children's Day at McDonald's 2005 ...

  8. HKBU judo players on a winning streak

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... an interesting sport, as opposed to thinking that it is a violent sport,' said To, a second-year psychology student. The university is also playing an important role, providing better resources for the participants. 'Once a week, we get to train in a really nice stadium. It's bigger and much better,' said Chan Tsz-kwan, a first-year sport and recreation student. Chan, also a Hong Kong ...

  9. Marsh secures sponsors at last minute

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao The end was only the beginning for Matthew Marsh, whose race to find a sponsor for this season's Porsche Carrera Cup yielded a benefactor just in time for the start of the series this weekend. Hong Kong-based Marsh, the 2004 champion, secur ...

  10. Only the toughest will prevail

    Posted Dec 01st 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... in adventure racing. The Challenge will begin at 9.15am and finish at 3pm. It will be held at the picturesque eastern dam of the Sai Kung Country Park this year. The multi-sport race includes trail ... Training involved tactics and technical skills for sports such as the assault course and canoeing. Trophies, medals and certificates will be presented to the champions, first runner-up and second ...




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