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Lifeguard

Duo on rescue mission

For many of us, lifesaving is a job carried out by the life guards at a swimming pool or beach.

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 12:00am

Duo on rescue mission

For many of us, lifesaving is a job carried out by the life guards at a swimming pool or beach. Yet Form Five students Mak Chun-yin, of Kwun Tong Maryknoll College, and Fanny Chung Kwok-hoi, of TWGHs Lui Yun Choy Memorial College, in Tseung Kwan O, perform lifesaving as a competitive sport - focusing on carrying out skilful rescues as fast as possible.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Set to go swimmingly

This year's cross-harbour swim on October 21 will be open to 1,500 participants - 500 more than last year, when the event was restarted after a 33-year break.

The Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association has also shortened the course between Lei Yue Mun and Sai Wan Ho from 1.8 kilometres to 1.5 kilometres.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lane change

Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying has pledged to survey the use of sports facilities to ensure that they meet Hong Kong's needs, and create a new post of commissioner for sports.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

If you see someone in trouble ...

You're out on your weekly jog with friends. It's one of your favourite activities. The beautiful scenery coupled with the social atmosphere provides an enjoyable getaway from the bustling city.

You've never been one for artificial things. But Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre, on Lantau Island, is a wonderful sight, even if the 12-hectare lake is man-made.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Lai breaks tape, but Kennard reservoir top dog

Lai Kat won the men's race in the final event of the AVOHK adidas Reservoir Series at Tai Tam yesterday, but Martin Kennard took the overall series prize after having won the first two races at Aberdeen and Tai Lam Chung.

28 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Dynamic Blitz a test case for Dubai sojourn

It may have been forced upon them to some extent, but connections of Dynamic Blitz have taken the sensible path with the sprinter by going to Dubai's international carnival and his results may seal that same road as a fixture for the future.

26 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

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