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  1. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Bullied Japanese sailor killed himself aboard ship, navy admits

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:38am by AFP

    ... year after 15 of his charges accused him and his staff of slapping, kicking and beating them with bamboo sticks during training in the run-up to the London Olympics. The women said they had ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - FENCING

    Fencers confident in push for Asian Games gold

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... and he won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. "Lei is always a tough opponent and it will be interesting if we meet again in Incheon," said Cheung. The men's foil team ... Olympic Games," said Choi. "It always gives me great confidence when I compete in South Korea as it makes me feel like I am competing at home." Hong Kong clinched a record two ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    How mental toughness gives athletes the edge

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... psychologist with a master's in sport and exercise psychology. "Our bodies listen to instructions from our brains. Whether you are an Olympic athlete, or someone just getting back ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Christy Yiu quits nursing job to pursue Olympic dream in Rio

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:11pm by Richard Castka

    ... Christy Yiu Kit-ching is targeting a place in the Rio Olympics marathon after deciding to quit her job to devote herself to training. The 26-year-old nurse, who won the Hong Kong Half-Marathon ... and concentrate more on effective training, as my long term goal is to qualify for the Olympic marathon." Giorgi, who watched the race with Murao, said: "Christy has a very good work ethic ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by STAFF

    ... respect and dialogue- the first of its kind- takes place at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. Francis is unlikely to attend. ...

  6. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Spain's Carolina Marin stuns Li Xuerui to win women's singles title at world championships

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 11:37pm

    ... recovered from dropping the opening game to the top seed and Olympic champion to complete an incredible 17-21, 21-17, 21-18 victory and earn her country its first ever major title in the sport. “I ... I am sorry that I didn’t win for my country. But I shall go on. I shall choose the major tournaments carefully and try  to go on to the next Olympics Lee Chong Wei However, the Spaniard ...

  7. News - China - CIVIL SOCIETY

    Activist lawyer vows to keep fighting for human rights

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by Verna Yu

    ... from teaching three times and stripped of his lawyer's licence in 2008 because of his activism. Before the Beijing Olympics, he was hooded, forcibly taken away by secret police and held ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong must embrace professionalism to move forward, says top swimmer

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 01:38am by Alvin Sallay

    ... reached an Olympic final, let alone won a medal. Siobhan Haughey, 16, won two silver medals at the Youth Olympics this month and looks to have genuine elite potential. But Cheah warns that she ... in his pet events the 100 metres and 50 metres freestyle at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Although he is a full-time athlete at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, he is based in the United ...

  9. Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei one game away from snatching maiden world title

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... to reel off 12 of the final 13 points in the first game and never looked back. The Malaysian star, also a two-time Olympic singles silver medallist, then pocketed 21 of 25 points after trailing ... the effects of successive gruelling three-set matches, to move a step closer to adding to the Olympic crown she won at London 2012. Spain's Carolina Marin or Indian teenager P.V. Sindhu awaits ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong's Geoff Cheah feels at home with Michael Phelps

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to continue to make waves by becoming the first local swimmer to qualify for a final at an Olympics or a world championship. But first stop on the way is winning a medal at the Asian Games in Incheon ... life here since he was one. But after finishing his studies at West Island School, he decided that to realise his dream of becoming the first local swimmer to make it to an Olympic final, he ...




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