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  1. Bolt's 10 seconds of work equals hours of fun stories

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and then also attend the mandatory post-race press conference. The adrenaline would still have been coursing through his body even a couple of hours later when he got back to the Athletes' Village, ...

  2. The hard work is yet to come, says HK coach

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... whitewashed Croatia 3-0, dropping just one game along the way in a tie that lasted slightly over an hour. Wang has been nominated by the Chinese authorities to take part in next week's Olympic ... on the Danish side,' said Chan. 'But luckily, his fellow players are not of his standard, which means we are still a better side in a best-of-five tie match. 'The match against Singapore ...

  3. Record number of runners sign up to take part in the Standard Chartered marathon

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell A record 21,400 people have entered the 2004 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, half marathon and 10km race, to be held in the early hours of Sunday, February 8. ... this year aiming to break his Hong Kong best-ever time of 2 hours 13.09 minutes set in 1998. Wolashe has a personal best of 2:10.57 and his recent victory in the Euro-asia Istanbul Marathon ...

  4. HK move casts doubt on Olympic dream

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... trials, Lowry must run a sub-two hour, 46 minute marathon before December, and choosing where to race is posing a question now that she is based in Hong Kong. 'Obviously a US marathon would ... who works at the American Consulate in Central, revealed that his Hong Kong posting would come to an end in April next year and that he would move to Rabat in Morocco for a two-year posting. ...

  5. marathon

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... strength and stamina Andy Taylor, 41, civil engineer 'I used to work here three years ago and this is my third Hong Kong marathon. My wife is from here and we came back from England, ... I started to cramp up a bit. It's a very desolate, lonely part of the course, but you just have to try and keep going.' He finished in four hours. ...

  6. Time to change the way we see our marathon

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was a record, it represented a small fraction of our population. In an environment such as Hong Kong's, where office-bound jobs predominate, working hours are long and options for healthy pastimes ... sleeping in. Kilometres and hours later, having braved hills, heavy air pollution, humidity and wind, a good number were finally agreeing with the option their blistered feet were telling them ...

  7. A victim of his own standards - blemish can't detract from wizardry of Whyte

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... for the ride on Prizes Treasure ($27 favourite) which was not considered 'up to his usual standards'. Perhaps it wasn't, but the reality is that Whyte has been in the best form of his ... finished fourth in the same event and was doing his best work at the finish, suggesting he, too, can win in this grade over a longer trip. An excellent effort in defeat from Port Of Hope ($910) ...

  8. Time to run against the 'big boys'

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Long-distance runner Mak Yun-leung has only run the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon twice, but he knows how to achieve good results: he was fourth in the elite junior 10km ... to 'new challenges'. He ran in his first half-marathon last year, only a month before the Standard Chartered race. 'My first taste of half-marathons was the Mizuno Hong Kong ...

  9. Caspar sets standard in Fownes generation game

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... might give it some high-impact work in a barrier trial but nothing else other than canters. 'He uses his eye, looking at the horse and his general condition, to decide whether the horse ... with the involvement of Caspar's sister Finella as a personal assistant. She joined the team almost two years ago, according to Lawrie, and 'absolutely loves the work'. 'Finella has been ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am by JEMMA ROGERS

    ... that marriage would be an employee who was hired by Standard Bank in May 1965 and continued to work for the merged company until 1979: John Major … Britain's prime minister from November 1990 ... Jemma Zoe Rogers Jemma Zoe Rogers Standard Chartered, which, as one of Hong Kong's three note-issuing banks, released the world's first $150 bill (in any currency) in the city, ...




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