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Olympic Station

HK vows to fight olympics exclusion

Stunned officials and coaches fear windsurfing's top-dog position at the Hong Kong Sports Institute is in jeopardy after the sport was controversially replaced by kitesurfing at the 2016 Olympics.

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 12:00am

An Olympic medal is not beyond me, says Shek

Gymnast Shek Wai-hung believes an Olympic medal is not beyond his reach when he competes in London this summer. But first he will have to perfect a routine that can compare with the best in the world.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Digest

HK luxury-home sales down 16.4pc year on year

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Cash awards announced for athletes

Medallists to be awarded up to HK$1million

Hong Kong athletes competing in next year's Beijing Olympics and Paralympic Games have been urged to strive for glory after being handed huge cash incentives.

18 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Hot air takes the prize

12 May 2007 - 12:00am

Awards spur athletes on

Following the success of the first phase of the Manulife Hong Kong Sports Scholarship Programme, the second stage is now open for applications.

27 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Eight athletes up for IOC scholarship

Hong Kong athletes with dreams of competing at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, may receive financial assistance from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The IOC has allocated US$13.7 million (HK$106.7 million) for a scholarship programme aimed at assisting athletes nominated by the 199 national Olympic committees to qualify for the event.

18 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Chilly TV reception

I share the disappointment expressed in the letter headlined 'TV stations' Games snub hardly surprising' (South China Morning Post, February 11).

22 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Quotes of the Week

'Winning a medal at the Games is not what the Olympics is all about' - Pang Chung, organiser of Hong Kong's Olympics team, on windsurfing hopeful Lee Lai-shan's four-hour daily journey to the water in Sydney.

'He has been too stupid by far' - the sister of an abode-seeker thought to be at the centre of Wednesday's arson attack.

6 Aug 2000 - 12:00am