Runners in the full and half marathon on Sunday will face one less tunnel full of car exhaust fumes. A change of route will also bring a flatter course, fewer traffic diversions and room for more spectators.Thursday, 2 February, 2012, 12:00am
How come Hong Kong's disabled athletes perform so well in global competitions? The answer is simple; sweat, toil, concentration, dedication, encouragement and a sheer refusal to give up.
I was fortunate to witness early evidence of the prowess of our disabled athletes 22 years ago this month when I covered the Far East and Pacific Games in Sha Tin.17 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
Thousands of Australian students are corresponding with athletes preparing for the world's premier sporting event for the disabled.
Schools were put in touch with the athletes through LEAP - Link Elite Athletes Programme - part of the Sydney 200 Paralympic Games' national education strategy.20 Aug 1998 - 12:00am
Police Sergeant Ng Keung, 38, has been confined to a wheelchair since he was shot by a gunman in 1979 during a stop and search operation in Kwun Tong.
In 1984, he married Wong Yuk-lin, a fellow patient in the United Christian Hospital.
Sergeant Ng's injury has not stopped him playing his favourite sport of basketball.23 Aug 1996 - 12:00am