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  1. Youth apathy to local sport worries educators

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... people are indifferent to local sport. The poll of 674 teenagers released yesterday by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and the Roundtable Community found that 58 per cent say they have little to no interest in sporting events involving local players or played in local facilities. When asked why, 30 per cent cited a lack of media coverage before and during local events and 14 ...

  2. Sporting chance for gays to find acceptance

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lilian Zhang Li Sang, 44, is the founder of Shanghai's Rainbow League, a gay community specialising in sports and cultural activities that has more than 2,000 registered members. Mr ... have marriage pressure. We don't live in the same house, but we often spend weekends together. Sometimes we take a trip outside and take part in sports. Our relationship is very stable. ...

  3. Hong Kong's finest sporting talent

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sports Stars Awards: Wang Chen (badminton), Marco Fu Ka-chun (billiards), Wong Kam-po (cycling), So Wa-wai (disabled sports), Chan Yui-chong (disabled sports), Chan King-yin (windsurfing), Tie Yana (table tennis), Daniel Lee Chi-wo (triathlon) Best of the Best: So Wa-wai (disabled sports) Junior Sports Stars: Fung Wai-yee (athletics), Stephanie Au Hoi-shun (swimming), Choi Ki-ho ...

  4. Schools sports day to promote social inclusion

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Advocates. The advocates led students in 10 sports modified to enable able-bodied students to experience sports designed for disabled athletes. Sports included sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, boccia, equestrian and rowing. The event, which aims to promote social inclusion and the Paralympic spirit, was co-organised with the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association ...

  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. HK health chief helped expand horizons in sport for the disabled

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui and Anneliese O'Young As a doctor and sports fan, Hong Kong health chief York Chow Yat-ngok has seen first-hand how disabled people grow more confident and proud once they begin to compete in sport. This inspired him to help expand the number of sports the disabled could consider taking up, so people with severe physical afflictions were not shut out. 'I have ...

  7. Good sports to promote Paralympics

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Twenty Hong Kong residents were named as young advocates yesterday as part of the British Council's push to promote sport for people with disabilities. The advocates, aged 18 to 25, include secondary and university students, a teacher and a designer. About half are young people with disabilities, some of whom have competed in a diverse range of sports, from ...

  8. HK to get sports medicine centre

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Hong Kong will by the end of next year have its first centre for sports medicine, which organisers say will cut waiting times for those with injuries by half. The HK$89 million Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre, funded by the Jockey Club, will also give timely medical care to about 900 elite athletes. The centre will also provide clinical support to about 3,300 ...

  9. Sports stars win recognition

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao The winners of Hong Kong's prestigious sports awards were announced at a special ceremony at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday night. Stephen Wong (cycling), Max Lee Ho-yin (squash), Chiu Chung-hei (table tennis), Chan Hei-man (windsurfing), Cheng Chung-hang (wushu) and Chow Yuen-ying (swimming, disabled sports) clinched the junior sports stars ...

  10. Mainland sports stars easily qualify for final stage

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Mainland Olympic medallists such as diving stars Tian Liang and Guo Jingjing could, if they wished, waltz into the selection stage of Hong Kong's new migrant scheme. The Immigration Department yesterday said such talented people would b ...




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