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Ma Junren

Ma out of the running

Beijing: China has excluded athletics coach Ma Junren and his team of women long-distance runners from participating in the upcoming Asian Games in Bangkok, the Liberation Daily said yesterday.

Monday, 8 June, 1998, 12:00am

Chan keen to join 'Ma's army'

Hong Kong middle-distance runner Maggie Chan Man-yee will get re-acquainted with legendary Chinese coach Ma Junren later this month when the Hong Kong team goes to Shenyan for intensive training.

20 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Ma alleges drug use rampant in the West

OUTSPOKEN mainland coach Ma Junren said yesterday the worst-kept secret in athletics was that Western countries had been using drugs to boost the performance of their athletes for decades. And the only reason they had not been caught more often, he said, was because of superior technology.

23 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Ma army runners perform dismally

ALL but one of China's once-formidable record-holding women distance runners have crashed out of world competition, losing the chance to compete in the next World Championships after dismal performances at home.

22 May 1995 - 12:00am

Ma aiming to muster troops

THE star trainer of China's women athletes, Ma Junren, who has dominated the headlines over the past two years, is to form a new team of long-and middle-distance runners.

'I'll never give up and I'll continue to help Chinese sports,' said Ma, who left hospital a fortnight ago following a major traffic accident, quoted by the Sports Daily.

19 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Making tracks for law

FORMER members of China's world-beating 'Ma Family Army' distance running team, including double world record holder Wang Junxia, want to become lawyers, the China Sports Daily said yesterday.

But the track stars will not hang up their running shoes just yet, the newspaper said.

28 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

End of the road for middle distance star

REIGNING Queen of the Road Maggie Chan Man-yee will not be able to defend her crown in the three-race series as she is scheduled to continue her studies in the United State in January.

28 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Ma makes world-class offer to Chan

CHINA'S famed athletics coach Ma Junren says he could turn Hong Kong's Chan Man-yee into a world-class athlete.

Ma, whose 'family army' of women distance runners have taken the world by storm, said the 18-year-old Chan has the potential to be a top runner if she joins his programme.

9 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Ma's Army on the march

WHEN China's athletics team takes to the track over the next two weeks, it will have an outstanding record to defend - and a talented army to do the task.

In its number will be the cohort of middle and long-distance runners that has become known as Ma's Army, after its coach Ma Junren.

1 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Ma's football move

CHINA's most celebrated and controversial athletics coach, Ma Junren, has taken on the additional task of training the country's premier football team, Xinhua (the New China News Agency) reported yesterday.

31 Mar 1994 - 12:00am