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  1. Bill to end sports board approved

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The Legislative Council yesterday passed a long-delayed bill to disband the Sports Development Board. It will be replaced by the Sports Commission, a move that will give ... and sports associations and spending too much on administration. The commission will comprise 70 representatives from the sports community, while the board had only 15 members, Secretary for Home ...

  2. Job cuts feared in sports revamp

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Legislators have raised concerns about possible job cuts, the future investment of resources and the re-deployment of experienced managers once the Sports Development Board is replaced ... could mean losing experienced staff, whose redeployment may see them being offered less favourable terms. 'While a lot of staff within the Sports Development Board receive exorbitant pay, ...

  3. SDB athletes make the grade

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... A GROUP OF teenage athletes on a Hong Kong Sports Development Board (SDB) scholarship scheme were praised for their good A-level results last week. Some 70 per cent of the 13 SDB athletes ... perfectly capable of balancing sport and study, said Dr Chung Pak-kwong, director of elite training and sports development at the SDB. 'They only have limited time for studying and most do ...

  4. More about sports

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A SPORTS FACTS and Figures section is now available on the homepage of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board (HKSDB). The user-friendly section offers sports facts and figures from a wide ... and development of the sports community, and sports science and sports medicine. Updated regularly, the section now contains figures from the Sports Participation Survey 2001. Watch out for more ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  6. A memorable day for school sports stars

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Special guests will include Victor Hui Chun-fui, chairman of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board, Anissa Wong Sean-yee, director of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, and Cheng ... MORE THAN 70 individual and team school sports champions will receive their trophies at today's awards ceremony. It will be an especially memorable day for the individual ...

  7. Sports stars join plea to retain elite funding

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... danger following a recent review by the Home Affairs Bureau. The bureau has proposed setting up a streamlined Sports Commission on April 1 to replace the Sports Development Board, which ... a year, of which $184 million, or 7 per cent, goes to the Sports Development Board. The athletes and coaches said 10 per cent should go to elite sports. ...

  8. Sports board to finally be disbanded

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

    ... 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 ... from the private sector. 'The Sports Development Board will be dissolved and the Hong Kong Sports Institute will be re-constituted to become an incorporated body to undertake matters ...

  9. Union seeks reinstatement of sacked staff

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Sports Development Board workers protest outside Sha Tin offices Employees from the Sports Development Board yesterday protested against a recent wave of sackings ... were sacked are Margaret Siu, head of sports development, Catherine Chan, head of operations, and Godwin Fung, head of finance. The layoffs amounted to almost one quarter of the board ...

  10. Minister wins 'gold medal of disgrace' for sports restructuring plans

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Ho Chi-ping amid an outcry over plans to restructure Hong Kong's elite sports body. About 40 staff of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board rallied outside ... was accepted by the minister, she said. The protest was timed to coincide with the tabling of the Repeal Bill of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board yesterday. The bill was presented for its first ...




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