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  1. Sports Digest

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tiffany Chan in contention for junior world title Hong Kong golfer Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching is on the verge of her greatest success after she tied for second place at the Junior World Championships at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California. The 1 ...

  2. Sports chief revved up to bring F1 to HK

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Sports supremo Timothy Fok Tsun-ting liked what he saw and has thrown his weight behind getting a Formula One race to Hong Kong. Fok pointed ... [Sunday] dragon boat racing, it just reinforced my belief that sport should become an integral part of Hong Kong life. I met with a number of government officials at the weekend at both events ...

  3. Better ways to develop sport than hosting Games

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... will be indirect costs, originally budgeted by the government to cover the construction of future sports facilities and venues. The direct costs to host the games are estimated at around HK$14.5 billion. ... and it will be unrealistic to rely on any budgetary estimate. To stage such a sizeable international sports event, the insurance premium and security cost alone would be enormous. For example, the 2010 Winter ...

  4. Array of city sports stars to lead East Asian Games torch relay

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai. The event will mark the commencement of the 100-day countdown to the nine-day Games, the first multi-sport games to be held in Hong Kong, which begin ... the sports community, with each of the participating sports nominating one representative, including 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games gold medallist Lee, world No 1 badminton player Zhou Mi, and soccer ...

  5. New minister must make sport a priority, says Fok

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong Olympic supremo Timothy Fok Tsun-ting has called on Tsang Tak-sing, the new Secretary for Home Affairs, to make sport a top priority of the new administration. 'Sport is still not a top priority in government circles and I hope this will change under the new minister,' Fok said yesterday. 'Hong Kong sport needs better facilities and more ...

  6. Hong Kong Sports Institute chief executive Chung calls it a day

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Chung Pak-kwong, chief executive of the Hong Kong Sports Institute, has resigned from his post. His departure was announced at a board meeting this week. Chung is to step down ... to join the now-defunct Sports Development Board as director of elite training. Chung's two-year contract with the institute ended in March, since then he has continued on a month-to-month ...

  7. Sports Institute in hunt for new chief executive

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa A global hunt will soon be launched for a candidate to lead elite sports development in Hong Kong. Chung Pak-kwong, chief executive at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, ... on the performance of the chief executive before making a decision on Chung's future. The institute runs 13 elite sports programmes but two of them- tennis and athletics- are facing the axe after ...

  8. Sports board to finally be disbanded

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... The government says it will be scrapped in April and replaced by a sports commission to cut high administrative costs The government has finally announced that it will disband the Sports Development Board (SDB) and create a new sports commission, ending a long period of uncertainty surrounding the organisation, which oversees the improvement of sport in Hong Kong. The changes also ...

  9. A sporting chance

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for Harbour Fest concerts. Given that a large proportion of our population is interested in watching sporting events, the East Asian Games are likely to be well attended, both by locals and tourists. ... delegation members. An event like that should attract many thousands of tourists. The travel industry and retail businesses should benefit. Of course, Hong Kong will need to reassess its sporting ...

  10. Take a break from your studies- do some sport

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... change the school system by yourself, but you can change some elements of your lifestyle. Why not try including more sport in your week, like many American students? This will help beat stress ...




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