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  1. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Olympic swimmer set to take new plunge in Victoria Harbour race

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... but this October she's diving into new waters: Victoria Harbour. It will be her first crack at the city's cross-harbour swimming race, which was revived in 2011 after a 33-year hiatus. The 24-year-old, born and raised in the city, will be one of 2,000 swimmers in the New World Harbour Race in October. The 1.2 kilometre course goes from Lei Yue Mun on the Kowloon side to Quarry Bay Park. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    All 23,000 places for Hong Kong half marathon snapped up within three hours

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 02:55pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Tsim Sha Tsui, before making a U-turn at the Tsing Kwai Highway. They will then head to Hong Kong Island via the Western Harbour Tunnel to finish at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay. Organisers ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Cross-harbour swim to try out new registration system

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com New system for cross-harbour swim Organisers of the annual cross-harbour swim- the fourth since the event was resumed after a 30-year break- began ... year," Chiu said. Failure to remove flotation devices from the water in time caused a minor holdup in harbour traffic, which affected their chances, Chiu said. Applications for the New World ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Winners of cross-harbour swim retain their crowns

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 02:12pm by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com The winners of last year’s revived cross-harbour race managed to stay champions again as 1,679 swimmers jumped into the harbour on Sunday morning. Both ... Kong Amateur Swimming Association (HKASA), relocated the finishing point to Sai Wan Ho Harbour Park Public Pier to accommodate the large number of swimmers; last year it was at Quarry Bay Park. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Fastest fingers win place in the race

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 04:27am by DANNY LEE

    ... Kei Wan and ends in Victoria Park. But the website managed to avoid the meltdown of last week, when it crashed as 22,500 people registered for the half-marathon. "There has been ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    New pool a hit, despite quibble from Olympian

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:54am by Ernest Kao, LO WEI

    ... Ernest Kao and Lo Wei New pool a hit, despite quibble from Olympian Victoria Park's new HK$800 million swimming pool complex opened with a ceremonial splash yesterday, but its "incomplete" facilities failed to impress an Olympic diving champion. At the official opening ceremony yesterday, two-time Olympic gold medallist Qin Kai wondered if the pool was up to international ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Standard Chartered HK Marathon to deploy record 800 medics

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... of the Island Eastern Corridor at North Point, while the 3-kilometre wheelchair race will start at the Wan Chai Sports Ground. All will converge on Victoria Park for the finishing line. In anticipation ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Injury takes Li Na out of game with Wozniacki

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... her 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 loss to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in Melbourne last month. Li fell twice, rolling her left ankle both times. On the second tumble, she fell awkwardly and hit her head ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Golfer Brian Cha to start record bid at midnight

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by STUART LEE

    ... is quite flat and there's no headwind, so I think it's good for me," he said, pointing at the small golfing facility sandwiched between the Tolo Harbour and blocks of fancy ...

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    Kai Tak paddle sports centre gets the go-head

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the harbour. So why not save money by giving us a permanent place? This is absolutely good news for our sport." On Tuesday, the Water Sports Council (WSC) gave a second presentation to the task ...



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