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  1. Sport - Rugby - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Australia’s women and French men claim first ever rugby golds at Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:46pm

    ... Reuters in Nanjing Dominique du Toit scores hat-trick for Aussies as sport makes its debut Unbeaten Australia claimed women’s rugby sevens gold in the sport’s debut at the Youth Olympic ... makes its debut at the regular Olympics at the 2016 Rio Games. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1577678/australias-women-and-french-men-claim-first-ever-rugby-golds-youth
  2. Sport - Hong Kong - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Agony for HK's Doo Hoi-kem as she misses out on Youth Olympics gold in table tennis

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:31pm

    ... was heartbroken to just miss out on Youth Olympic Games gold on Wednesday, but she and her coach insist silver is the first step towards a bright future. In the women’s singles final, top-seed Doo went ... World Championship, and I believe it will take about two to three years for her to reach the [senior elite] standard,” said Zhang. “The next Olympics will be held two years later. Doo’s older ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1577666/agony-doo-hoi-kem-she-misses-out-bagging-hong-kongs-first-youth
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Two more silver medals for Hong Kong athletes at Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:56pm by Kevin Kung

    ... athletes Hong Kong came agonisingly close to winning a first ever Youth Olympics gold medal yesterday with fencer Ryan Choi Chun-yin and swimmer Siobhan Haughey showing they have big futures ... "Winning silver at the Youth Olympics is a breakthrough for Hong Kong fencing," Choi said after losing a close final (15-13) to world junior champion Andrzej Rzadkowski of Poland. "My ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1577162/more-silver-delight-hong-kong-athletes
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Teen swimming star bags first medal for Hong Kong at Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 10:37pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Haughey struck silver in the pool on Sunday night to secure Hong Kong's first medal of the Nanjing Youth Olympics. The 16-year-old swimming prodigy clocked two minutes 13.21 seconds to finish ... matches. While most of the Hong Kong delegation were enjoying the opening ceremony at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre on Saturday night, Doo, the top seed and favourite in the event, stayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1575611/teen-swimming-star-has-first-medal-hong-kong-youth-olympics
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Nigeria quits youth Olympics in China amid Ebola-linked sporting bans

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Nanjing Restrictions placed on athletes from Ebola zone Nigeria has withdrawn from the Youth Olympics in the Chinese city of Nanjing, state media reported Saturday, as four African nations battle the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in decades. Nigeria’s decision was confirmed by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in Nanjing, China’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574522/youth-olympic-games-nanjing-bans-some-athletes-ebola-zone
  6. Sport - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong pair aim to survive 'trial by fire' at Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 10:25pm by Kevin Kung

    ... The second edition of the Youth Olympic Games begin on Saturday night in Nanjing with what is promising to be an impressive opening ceremony as the main body of the Hong Kong delegation arrived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1574391/hong-kong-pair-aim-survive-trial-fire-youth-olympics
  7. News - Asia - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Japanese athletes warned to keep a low profile at China Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese athletes told to keep low profile in Nanjing Japanese athletes at this month's Youth Olympics in Nanjing have been warned not to wear their official tracksuits around the city due to safety fears. Delegation chief Yosuke Fujiwara has told Japan's 78 athletes to wear regular clothes outside the Games' venues during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571644/japanese-athletes-told-keep-low-profile-youth-olympics-china
  8. Sport - Hong Kong

    High hopes for Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:30pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Eighteen of Hong Kong's most promising athletes will strive for glory at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing from August 16-28. Swimmer Siobhan Haughey, ... of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, said it was hard to predict how the team would fare in the medal stakes. "There are events for teams formed by athletes from different ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1568529/high-hopes-youth-olympics
  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Preparations for Rio Olympics going much better, says IOC's John Coates

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Reuters

    ... Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said the prognosis was now "much, much better". Speaking at an event to mark two years until the start of the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president said Brazil's successful hosting of the soccer World Cup in June and July had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1567176/preparations-rio-olympics-going-much-better-says-iocs-john-coates
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TABLE TENNIS

    Doo Hoi-kem has sleepless nights thinking about Youth Olympic Games

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 09:58pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Talented teenager feels the pressure as she prepares for Youth Olympics Carrying Hong Kong hopes keeps Doo awake at night If the wizard world of Harry Potter does exist, Doo Hoi-kem would love a magical spell that could end her sleepless nights as she prepares for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing next month. Doo, who is ranked number one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1559943/doo-hoi-kem-has-sleepless-nights-thinking-about-youth-olympic-games

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