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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TRIATHLON

    Hong Kong triathlon squad newly motivated

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... athletes performed very well and scored a maximum four points. If we'd had a couple more senior athletes in point-scoring positions we could have wrapped up the funding issue right there. ... improvements from our athletes over the past nine months, which has been very encouraging. We're taking small steps, but everything's looking good for the future," Kelly said. Andrew ...

  2. Raise the bar, HK athletes told

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong's athletes were yesterday challenged to raise the bar as officials prepared to announce a squad of 41 for next month's London Olympics. ... a cap was introduced in 2000. Hong Kong sent 34 athletes to the Beijing Games four years ago and 32 to the 2004 Games in Athens. In 2000, the year in which the International Olympic Committee ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Left field: Wong makes us all look like dopes

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of cycling. In the wake of the Armstrong saga, the news that a Hong Kong athlete, too, had been tested positive didn't really come as a huge surprise. Perhaps it is because we have become blasé ... is it that the public only gets to know what happened now? Why didn't the Hong Kong Cycling Association inform everyone that one of its athletes had tested positive? Why didn't the Hong Kong Sports ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Wong won't lose Games gold after failing doping test as a professional

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... not appeal. Pang said the incident would damage the image of Hong Kong athletes, but since Wong had already joined professional cycling, the city's authorities had no control over his behaviour. ... of it, but he let everyone down. "This will affect the image of Hong Kong athletes to some extent but our stance is very clear: zero tolerance of any form of doping. What we need to do ...

  5. Olympic spirit goes beyond the Games

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of that and will better appreciate it over the coming three weeks. With 10,343 athletes from 205 teams, it is the biggest sporting and cultural event, but it is about much more than the triumph of winning ... on China's and Hong Kong's athletes. In Beijing four years ago, China proved its prowess by taking more gold medals than any other nation, but it aims to go one better by besting the US ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TRIATHLON

    Triathlon: Kelly's priority- preserving elite status

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... his new role almost two months ago. "I'd love to see our athletes given the opportunity to run around the grass track at Penfold Park, and another location I have considered is the golf club at Fanling. "When the sun sets and the golfers go home it would be great if our athletes could train on grass. We used to do this in Canada- we would go out at 5pm or 6pm ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong

    Bring Asian Games to Hong Kong in 2023, says top official

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... said: "If we stage the 2023 Asian Games, we still have more than 10 years for preparations and there is ample time for nurturing athletes." Apart from the multi-million-dollar project ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - ASIAN GAMES

    Hanoi expected to be voted host of 2019 Asian Games

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... into a modern city. There are plans to build bridges and highways. "We have already allocated 39 hectares for an athlete's village, which after the games will be used for public housing. ...

  9. Athletes say farewell to the Sports Institute

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

    ... Helen Wu 1,600 people gather to take a last look before demolition work About 1,600 athletes and members of the public bade farewell to the Sports Institute in Sha Tin yesterday- a day before the facilities are demolished to make way for the Olympic equestrian events in 2008. Many local elite athletes crowded in and took a last glance at the institute, which has been local ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Kiteboarders turn down support from wealthier windsurfer 'brothers'

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... overseas training and competitions in the next couple of years in order to produce athletes that are competitive at the Brazil Games. If there is no public funding, our plans may be affected and we ...




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