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Lai's sensational sprint is ruled out

Sprinter Lai Chun-ho ran an astonishing 10.19 seconds in yesterday's 100 metres final at the Xtep Hong Kong League, but then discovered that the result, a Hong Kong record which would also have qualified him for the London Olympic Games this summer, would not be recognise

Monday, 2 April, 2012, 12:00am

New coach has Wright stuff to boost athletics

The last time Hong Kong won a medal in athletics at the Asian Games was in 1954 - the year Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile, Peter Thomson became the first Australian to win the British Open Golf Championship, and Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio.

31 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Tsui's strong anchor leg powers relay team to Hong Kong record

Sprinter Tsui Chi-ho is set to lead the Hong Kong men's relay team at the Asian Games after another record-breaking performance at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground yesterday.

12 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Mainland runners in league of their own in 100m sprints

China powered to both sprint gold medals in the men's and women's 100 metres as the mainland juggernaut continued to steam ahead at the Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground yesterday.

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

City athletes put on a good showing

Local athletes pulled off some impressive performances at both the National Games in Shandong and the final round of the Hong Kong Athletic League at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground over the past week.

29 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Record athletics team handed cash incentives

Hong Kong will be represented by their largest-ever athletics squad at the East Asian Games in December - and for any lucky winners, cash rewards of HK$200,000 await.

A 51-member team from the hosts will be represented in 43 of 46 possible disciplines. The only missing events are the men and women's pole vault and the heptathlon.

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Juniors in record-breaking form

Junior athletes excelled at a competition which featured seasoned sportsmen as well as track and field enthusiasts earlier this month. Several records were broken at the Bank of China (Hong Kong) 52nd Festival of Sport - IAAF World Athletics Day & Open Meet 2009 held at the Wan Chai Sports Ground on May 3.

11 May 2009 - 12:00am

Gutsy Chan stays in the hunt for medal glory

Windsurfer Chan King-yin tightened his grip on a possible medal when he came third in race five at the Qingdao Sailing Centre yesterday.

With one result discarded after five races, the Hong Kong boardsailor remained second with 14 penalty points, six behind leader Shahar Zubari of Israel, who has led the 35-member fleet since the opening day.

16 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Jessica hits new heights at Asian Championship

Hong Kong's junior athletics team bring home two golds, a silver and a bronze from Jakarta

Fourteen-year-old Jessica Fung Wai-yee was in record-breaking form again last week in Jakarta.

19 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Speedy Wan shows her class

Hong Kong sprint queen has it easy but there's intense rivalry in men's 100m as record holder finishes second

Wan Kin-yee maintained her status as Hong Kong's top woman sprinter at the IAAF World Athletic Day and Open Meet 2008 at Wan Chai Sports Ground earlier this month.

13 May 2008 - 12:00am