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  1. Hong Kong's Olympic athletes tog up in British brand uniforms once again

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen British luxury menswear brand Kent & Curwen, which dressed Hong Kong's athletes for the Beijing Olympics, is once again the official uniform sponsor of the Hong Kong, China Olympic Delegation to this year's Olympic Games in London. No one but the athletes will get their hands on the official uniforms, but there will be a capsule collection of polo ...

  2. Funding needs rethink, says top official

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic Committee, called for a review of the funding policy following the ejection of two sports- athletics and tennis- from the Sports Institute programme. Fok said the policy was too rigid ... individual national sports associations should take the lead in the development of their respective sports, and all resources should be spent properly on athletes and not administration.' Both ...

  3. Athletes limber up for fund-raiser

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Chinese Athletes Educational Foundation gala dinner Where: Island Shangri-La Hotel ballroom When: January 6 What: Attended by members of the Chinese national ... dinner and auction, handled by the star athletes, will go towards nurturing rising sportspeople on the mainland and in Hong Kong. Who: Prominent guests included gymnast Li Ning, Li Gang, deputy ...

  4. Athletes return to a winners' welcome, despite no medals

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Hong Kong's Olympic athletes received a big welcome home yesterday when they were greeted by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen at a reception at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui. 'Although Hong Kong athletes did not win any medals at this Olympic Games, I, and all Hong Kong citizens, were touched by your determination to excel in this top sports ...

  5. Help and hope for aspiring athletes

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Programme provides career and education assistance There's good news for talented athletes. The Hong Kong Athletes Career & Education Programme (HKACEP) has been ... the next three years. The programme aims to nurture confident, respectable and competitive world-class athletes by providing them with career and education assistance. Athletes from 74 sports ...

  6. Olympics chief defends low number of athletes in torch relay

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Chan Kin-wa and Celine Sun The president of the Sports Federation and Hong Kong Olympic Committee, Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, has said he sees no problem in having only 42 athletes among ... for the Olympic Games and 24 by sponsors. Of the 42 athletes, 18 were recommended by district councils and 24 from different sectors of society. Asked if too few athletes were involved, Mr Fok said: ...

  7. Race schedule robs Wong of flag-carrying honour

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the Olympic Games in London- but he lost out on the honour of carrying the bauhinia flag at the opening ceremony. In announcing the 42-athlete squad for the Games, the largest from Hong Kong since reunification, Fok said the 39-year-old, one of the five cyclists in the squad, had established himself as a role model not only for other athletes, but for the community as a whole. 'His long-term ...

  8. Top China athlete offers backing for Games

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and elite track athletes. The workshop aims to enhance the standard of long-distance running and to encourage exchanges between the mainland and Hong Kong. Xing will later visit Tseung Kwan O, ... victory in Greece, Xing said: 'When I crossed the finish line, I said, 'Can this be true?' I want to say Chinese people are the best. It's every athlete's dream to win ...

  9. Time to turn cash into gold

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Games,' said Fok, a member of the International Olympic Committee and the Hong Kong Olympic Committee president. 'Our athletes come to the Games not just to participate but many of them want ... their athletes for the Games, especially in cycling in which they have proved to be a formidable force with three gold medals so far,' he said. 'If we want our athletes to come close ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Tributes paid to veteran sports administrator Con Conway

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to sport, especially the welfare of athletes, has died, aged 72. Conway, a former president of the Hong Kong Hockey Association, succumbed to a long battle with cancer at the Hong Kong Sanatorium ... condolences go out to his wife." An avid hockey player who later became an umpire, Conway's first love was athletics, where he excelled in the 400 metres and 800 metres in the 1960s. "I ...




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