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  1. Foundation strives to empower women

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... in developmental studies, and jumped at the chance of doing voluntary work for them in February. Ms Sanderson said the foundation attracted her because it focused on feminism and women's rights, areas ... studies and, obviously during my MA, it became more focused on women's rights in a development context. It's something I feel passionately about. That's what attracted me ...

  2. Thrills and spills as HK competitors enjoy a day to remember

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... in women's events- and two national records, including the longest-standing mark set in 1982 in finishing fourth in the women's 4x400 metres. High jumper Yip Hiu-laam took bronze with a leap ... ahead of Japan and China. Hong Kong were beaten into fourth place behind Taiwan in the women's 4x400m relay, but Leung Hau-sze, Kwong Shu-ting, Hui Man-ling and Fong Yee-pui finished ...

  3. Tall order

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin The Chinese women's volleyball team, with Wang Yimei (far left), Ma Yunwen, Li Shan and Chu Jinling, play a friendly match yesterday against members of the SKH Ling Oi Primary School led by Yanis Chan Yin-lam (far right). For schoolgirl Chan it was more than just a walk among the giants as she lapped up the opportunity to play alongside the Olympic champions, ...

  4. Chinese gear up for clash with Cuba

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin China's women's team easily defeated Poland 3-0 in the FIVB World Grand Prix to put themselves in the right frame of mind for their title-deciding clash with Cuba in Ningbo today. The Olympic champions were rarely threatened by Poland, who slipped to their eighth straight defeat in the 12-team qualifying rounds as the Chinese registered a 25-22, 25-15, 25-14 ...

  5. Par for the course

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... at Olomana, a highly respectable 64. At 13 she became the youngest player to win a United States Golf Association adult event by capturing the 27th US Women's Amateur Public Links Championship ... Golf Association (LPGA) Tour, tying the lowest score by an amateur. At the Women's Open in 2003, she made the cut and finished tied for 39th at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Oregon. Wie ...

  6. End of a long and eventful career for SAR's top referee

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Last week, British-born Dutch champion Vanessa Atkinson lifted her eighth squash title of 2004 at the Women's World Open, dispatching Australia's Natalie Grinham in straight sets in the final in Kuala Lumpur. It was Atkinson's biggest win as she became the first European to win a world women's title since 1999. The match also carried significance ...

  7. Tie makes it an Asian Cup first for HK

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Tie Yana lifted Hong Kong's first-ever Asian Cup women's singles title in Kitakyushu, Japan, after destroying home favourite Ai Fukuhara 4-2 in yesterday&#039 ... the women's singles at the Asian Cup before. Not even retired star players like Chai Po-wa or Chan Tan-lui had managed the feat, but Hong Kong women's coach Li Huifen said the win boded well. ...

  8. Tiny Indonesian runner makes short work of rivals on HK debut

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Diminutive Indonesian runner Triyaningsih walked tall when she won the women's marathon after brushing off the late challenge of Chinese rival Jin Lingling. The business management student was a hero at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games when she smashed the women's 5,000 metres record, taking almost 15 seconds off the mark on her way to a double gold success having ...

  9. It's life at full stretch for soccer star White as she wins 10km race

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Former professional soccer player Victoria White netted her biggest prize when winning the women's 10km race. White played for Chelsea in the English Ladies Premiership ... Kong's Joyce Cheung Ting-yan (40:07) and Shanghai-based Jiang Chengcheng (41:30). 'Last year, I won the senior women's 10km in this event and now I have won the overall title, so ...

  10. Nerveless Chu on brink of Cup glory

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin and Helen Wu Hong Kong housewife Grace Chu is on the brink of title glory in the women's singles championship at the World Cup after battling through to the final at Sports Road yesterday. The 47-year-old Chu (nee Chiang) played out of her skin against one of Australia's bright young hopes to earn the right to meet Fiji's Litia Tikoisuva ...




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