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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Olympic hopeful Christy Yiu sets personal best in Asics 10K

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 09:09am

    ... perfect for distance running,” said Yiu, who will work only part time in her quest to run faster and try to qualify for a place in the Olympic marathon. Jane Richards finished a distant second ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Mexico first leg of road to Rio Olympics for Hong Kong's top riders

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 10:44pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Long journey to qualifying for the next Olympics begins in Guadalajara for team of 10 Sarah Lee and Co hit the road for Rio Games The road to Rio starts ... of the three-leg World Cup series, which includes powerhouses Australia, Germany, Great Britain and France as the event kicks off a new Olympic cycle. The six World Cup legs from the 2014-15 season, ...

  3. News - China - SPORT

    Beijing pledges clean air in bid to host 2022 Winter Olympics

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 04:10pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Capital has plan to reduce smog in time for Winter Olympics, says committee making bid Beijing vows clean air for 2022 Games Beijing has pledged to clean up its air ... citing public opposition to its bid. The International Olympic Committee will make site evaluations in February and the winner will be decided in July. Beijing was putting together a two-step ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Golden girl Sarah Lee told to forget past success in Olympic build-up

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 10:07pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Lee told to forget past success in Olympic build-up Golden girl Sarah Lee Wai-sze has been told to forget her Asian Games glory and the honours she has collected over the past two years as she kicks off a new Olympic cycle next week. The World Cup Classic in Guadalajara, Mexico, from November 7 to 9, will start the Olympic qualification ...

  5. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    Anti-smog measures used for Beijing Olympics revived ahead of Apec summit

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 06:03am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Drastic steps taken for Games six years ago resurrected for Beijing area ahead of summit Olympic anti-smog measures for Apec Beijing will revive anti-pollution measures used for the 2008 Olympics for next month's Apec summit, ordering a 40 per cent cut in the output of contaminants in the capital. Five surrounding provinces and municipalities were ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - OLYMPICS

    'Great chance' for squash to join 2020 Olympics, says Tony Choi

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:45pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... framefor Tokyo Games' Squash has a "great chance" to join the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, despite being rejected three times, said Hong Kong head coach Tony Choi Yuk-kwan. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will host its executive board meeting and the 127th Session in Monaco in early December and one of the key decisions is possible changes to the Olympic programme. ...

  7. Sport - Rugby - Gold Coast Sevens

    Fiji face fight for funds to reach Olympic dream

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:21pm

    ... road to the Rio Olympics on Sunday, holding off Samoa 31-24 in a final of shifting momentum at the Gold Coast Sevens when Jasa Veremalua put the result beyond doubt in the dying seconds.  ... for the December stop of the IRB sevens world series in Dubai. The top four teams in the nine-tournament IRB series qualify for the 2016 Olympics, elevating the stakes at the opening event on Australia’s ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    There’s no place like home to get Hong Kong fired up for Olympics qualifier

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 09:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Dare I say it? Home field advantage will definitely give Hong Kong a huge boost when they bid to win the direct berth for Asia at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Dare I say it? Simply because ... person when it comes to the men’s Asian qualifying tournament, where the winner will earn an automatic ticket to Rio. The move to play the [Rio Olympics] Asian qualifiers in Hong Kong is great ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Boost for Hong Kong rugby’s Olympics hopes as city to host Asian qualifiers for Rio

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 12:33am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong will have home advantage in the race to qualify for the 2016 Olympics with the Asian qualifying tournament to decide the regional representative in Rio being held in the city in November next year. "Asia will have one Olympic qualifying tournament for rugby sevens for the men and it will be hosted by Hong Kong," Trevor Gregory, president of the Asian Rugby ...




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