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Relay Race

Obstinate officials force sprinter Leung Ki-ho to give up relay spot

Leung Ki-ho wins the men's 200 metres race at the Xtep Hong Kong League round two at Wan Chai Sports Ground. Photo: SMP Pictures

Sprinter Leung Ki-ho has been forced to give up his place in the men's 4x100 metres relay team for the World University Games this summer due to official intransigence - and two other regular members of the team are likely to follow suit.

Sunday, 7 April, 2013, 4:18am

Takano receives baton to build Hong Kong relay strength

Ng Ka-fung

The 51-year-old coach, who still holds the 400m national record of 44.78 seconds in Japan, was in town this week for lectures and met Hong Kong athletes at a trial event last night at Wan Chai Sports Ground.

28 Feb 2013 - 3:29am

National flags Guangzhou's best travel pass

Amid the celebrations surrounding the torch relay in Guangzhou , the small red national flag is not only being used to cheer on torch-bearers, it is bringing people together in unexpected ways.

8 May 2008 - 12:00am

Happenings

Queen Elizabeth School held its 39th Annual Swimming Gala at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool on September 15 (pictured right).

Eight new records were set.

As competitors plunged into the water, student helpers and teachers worked busily to keep the programme running on schedule.

15 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Relay team miss Olympic mark after blown changeover

The national 4 ? 100 metres relay team's first attempt at achieving the Olympic qualifying standard ended in dramatic style yesterday.

The quartet were disqualified shortly after both the SAR's top two sprinters had registered personal best times in the 100m at the Watson's Athletic King Championships at the Wan Chai Sports Ground.

17 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Keen athletes brighten up drizzly sports meet

Enthusiastic athletes turned a drizzly and depressing day into the event of the year for a New Territories school.

Several new records were set at the 14th annual sports day of SKH Li Ping Secondary School at the new Shing Mun Valley Sports Ground.

6 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Sports Day emphasises team-work

I was not active and didn't like athletics until last year's Sports Day when I won the 4 x 400 metre relay. I was also a leader of the house cheering team so we got lots of praise.

1 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Ho Tung splash through to higher division

HO Tung Technical School for Girls have qualified for Division Two, after winning the girls' overall championship in the Division Three inter-school swimming competition, Hong Kong Area, held recently at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool.

6 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

GSIS boys surge to victory

GERMAN Swiss International School beat Pui Ching Middle School by 246-158 on the overall standings to clinch the boys' overall championship at the Division Two inter-school swimming competition, held recently at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool.

6 Nov 1995 - 12:00am