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Fu Mingxia

Fu eyes Olympic glory to follow her famous cousin

For young shuttler Fu Mingtian, the Olympic Games remain her biggest target - just like her famous cousin, Fu Mingxia, who won four Olympic diving gold medals for China.

Saturday, 18 February, 2012, 12:00am

Early start

If China scored a fluke with its clean sweep of all 10 diving gold medals on offer at last week's world aquatics championships, the next occasion will be the result of careful planning.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Great leap forward

China were last night only two gold medals shy of all 10 available in the diving events in the Fina World Championships at Shanghai's Oriental Sports Centre. China missed this historic feat by only one gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and by three at the 2009 world championships in Rome.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Guo Jingjing dives into retirement

Diving queen Guo Jingjing has decided to retire, ending speculation about her future and the possibility of her competing at next year's Olympic Games in London.

Zhou Jihong, head of the China diving team, said in a CCTV interview that Guo (pictured), 29, was preparing papers for her retirement.

24 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Double happiness as history made

Phelps sets record for the most golds won by an athlete at a single Games; China secures biggest single-day gold medals haul, taking tally to a record

China celebrated its greatest day in Olympic history as diving diva Guo Jingjing led a remarkable haul of eight gold medals to pile the pressure on the US for sporting supremacy.

18 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Diver can still make a splash

There must be something about the sport of diving. Guo Jingjing and Tian Liang may be filling the tabloid pages now but before them Fu Mingxia made arguably even bigger waves when she wed former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung about two years ago.

3 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

CLASS ACT

Guo Jingjing

Age: 22

Height: 163cm

Weight: 48kg

Event: Women's 3m Springboard

6 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

High praise for the new dive queen

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Fu Mingxia says newly crowned diving queen Guo Jingjing outshone her even back in 1996.

In an hour-long documentary broadcast on TVB last night, Ms Fu, now the wife of former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung and mother of their 18-month old daughter, also said her training had been very tough.

31 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Lai See

Lexus leung rides again

Hong Kong's most elusive man seems to have finally come up for air. Antony Leung Kam-chung has barely been spotted in Hong Kong since the mid-December decision not to prosecute him over the car-gate scandal.

13 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

NAME GAME

SAR's occasional reworking of names and places in the news continues with:

Teresa Cheung Siu-wai - Sauciest when I argue

Nicholas Tse - Listen, chaos

Antony Leung, Fu Mingxia - Untaxing, gainful money

Excelsior Hotel - Hello, erotic sex?

Article twenty three - The elite tyrant crew

27 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Privacy at a price

Our image-conscious Financial Secretary, Antony Leung Kam-chung (below), is determined to show he is one of the people when his wife gives birth at the end of this month and - oh, baby - is it costing him.

Eschewing pricey-looking private clinics, he has booked Olympic missus Fu Mingxia into the proles' favourite, the government-run Queen Mary Hospital.

13 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

APOLOGY OVER FICTITIOUS ANTONY LEUNG STORY

Nanjing-based newspaper the Yangtze Evening Post, issued an apology to Financial Secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung in last night's edition for publishing a fictitious 'exclusive' interview with him.

16 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Mum's the word

Financial Secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung has never responded to speculation his wife, Olympic diving gold medallist Fu Mingxia, is pregnant. But now the couple (above) have been spotted stocking up on maternity wear, SAR reckons a happy announcement is around the corner.

2 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

High-flying love birdies par for the course

Golf is a good walk spoilt, especially when you are trailing behind Financial Secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung and his young wife, Olympic diving gold medallist Fu Mingxia.

At Shek O golf course last Sunday, the recently married couple spent so much time cooing at each other that play apparently slowed to quite a crawl.

10 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Lost for words after pregnant pause

Surprise congratulations from a student in Canada left renowned orator Mr Leung momentarily tongue-tied.

During a briefing by the financial secretary to 150 students from Hong Kong on the latest developments in the SAR, a young member of the audience rose and lightened the tone.

2 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

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