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  1. Hong Kong's sports scene is hotting up

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui The organisers of the 2009 East Asian Games are using the summer holidays to promote the sporting showpiece among the public. People flocked to exhibitions, sports demonstrations and sports talks that were held earlier this month, as Hong Kong prepares to host the Games at the end of this year. More than 50,000 visited the roving exhibition at shopping malls ...

  2. Holidays bring a sporting chance

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui As the summer holidays could start earlier due to the swine flu outbreak, now is the time to plan your summer sports classes. Olympic sprinter Lai Chun-ho and Hong Kong 200 ... The deadline is July 3. If you are not into sports on land, you might like to try sailing on the open sea. The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) is offering summer training courses for different age ...

  3. Sports stars battle for top awards

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Public gets unique opportunity to select their sporting heroes through online vote Last year was important for sports in Hong Kong because of the Olympics. Local athletes performed to the best of their abilities at the 2008 Beijing Games. Now their hard work will be recognised at the Bank of China Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards 2008. The annual awards scheme is open ...

  4. Sports experts set for next Olympics

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui After contributing to the Beijing Olympics, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's (PolyU) sports experts are planning to help mainland athletes prepare for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. The PolyU received a number of appreciation letters from China's national sports teams for their work leading up to and during the Beijing Olympics. Yan Siduo, ...

  5. Good sports

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... For the disabled, playing sports can be a first step back into society, writes Rebecca Tsui Sports are not only an excellent leisure activity for disabled people, they are also a good form of rehabilitation. Playing sports allows them to discover their talent and find a way back into society. Rehabilitation through sports in Hong Kong dates back to the 1960s, when hospitals and rehabilitation ...

  6. Records tumble at sports meet

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Athletic League final was a day of both surprises and disappointments, writes Rebecca Tsui There was joy, disappointment and new records at the Wan Chai Sports Ground on Sunday in the final round of the Hong Kong Athletic League 2008. The Hong Kong Athletic League is an annual event organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA). It lasts for nine months ...

  7. Festive time for fans and athletes

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui There's good news for both sports fans and athletes in Hong Kong. The 52nd Festival of Sport will kick off this weekend in Sha Tin. In addition, cash incentives for local ... community spirit through participation in sports. The annual extravaganza is organised by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural ...

  8. Top honours for HK's rising stars

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Arecord 802 athletes received the A. S. Watson Group Hong Kong Student Sports Awards 2008-2009 at Queen Elizabeth Stadium earlier this month. Students from 70 per cent ... promote sports in Hong Kong. 'In December, the East Asian Games will be held in Hong Kong. As a major corporation in Hong Kong, we believe the awards will play a part in promoting the sports ...

  9. HK gets in the mood for Games

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Hong Kong is gearing up for the biggest-ever sporting showpiece to be hosted by the city- the East Asian Games which will be held from December 5 to 13 this year. The renovation work on the two main Games venues- the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom and the Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground- was completed earlier this month, at a cost of HK$120 million and HK$390 million, ...

  10. Courses for horses

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Last year the hoopla surrounding the Olympic equestrian events brought equestrian sports into Hong Kong homes. It seemed everyone wanted to learn to ride and the Hong Kong ... with demand for lessons and is looking for more places to hold riding classes. It is also trying to introduce the gymnastic sport of vaulting to the city. In vaulting, a horse canters around ...




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