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China National Games

Hong Kong’s women cyclists fall short at National Games

The women's cycling team failed to add a medal to Hong Kong's overall tally of one gold, three silvers and three bronzes on the last day of competition at the National Games.

Friday, 13 September, 2013, 5:25am

National Games must go on despite troubles, says Xiao

Xiao Tian, the deputy sports minister, said the Games, introduced in 1959, continued to play an important role in the development of elite Chinese sport.

13 Sep 2013 - 4:37am

Hong Kong triathletes eye worlds in London for points

Hopes were high of gaining at least three points last week in order to retain their elite status at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, but bad luck on race day meant they came away empty handed.

10 Sep 2013 - 5:45am

Fanling courses must stay, warn Hong Kong golf silver medallists

Hong Kong's golfers captured a third silver medal for the city at the National Games after fighting off a late challenge from Guangdong, then warned that the sport would be seriously harmed if the Hong Kong Golf Club's courses at Fanling were turned over for housing development.

10 Sep 2013 - 5:32am

Sun Yang aims to wrap up golden seven at National Games

World record holder Sun Yang has become the hottest star at the National Games in Shenyang, where the swimmer is aiming to bag a staggering seven gold medals.

7 Sep 2013 - 8:39pm

Windsurfer saves rival from drowning at China's National Games

Despite some embarrassing episodes at China's 12th National Games, true courage was celebrated when a member of the Sichuan windsurfing team jumped into choppy waters to rescue a competitor from drowning, Chinese media reported.

5 Sep 2013 - 12:05pm 2 comments

Hong Kong qualify for China National Games, but coach Dai Rees rues team's 'arrogance'

The Hong Kong men's sevens team qualified for this summer's China National Games but their "arrogance" cost them the chance to emerge as champions at the 10-team qualifying tournament in Shanghai yesterday.

13 Feb 2014 - 1:41am

Hong Kong closing in on China National Games place

Debutant teenager Chris Maize looked the part as Hong Kong confidently moved towards their goal of playing for the first time at the China National Games this summer, winning all three games on the opening day of the qualifying tournament in Shanghai.

13 Feb 2014 - 1:49am

Beijing pose serious threat for weakened Hong Kong in Games qualifier

It was bucketing down in Shanghai yesterday but coach Dai Rees expects the heat to be on this weekend as Hong Kong were drawn in a tough pool with top seeds Beijing in the qualifying tournament for the China National Games this summer.

13 Feb 2014 - 1:42am

Hong Kong seek rugby berth at National Games

With rugby sevens included as a medal sport for the National Games in Shenyang, Liaoning province - which are limited to Olympic sports - the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has been invited by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to try to qualify for the main event from August 31 to September 12.

13 Feb 2014 - 1:42am