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Richard Castka

Kiprotich takes fourth Unicef title

New-born children were the big winners at Hong Kong Disneyland yesterday when more than 13,000 people took to the roads for the fifth staging of the Unicef Charity Run.

Monday, 28 November, 2011, 12:00am

Kiprotich takes fourth Unicef title

New-born children were the big winners at Hong Kong Disneyland yesterday when more than 13,000 people took to the roads for the fifth staging of the Unicef Charity Run.

More than HK$8.5 million raised will help children avoid the impact of HIV/Aids, thanks to Unicef's global campaign to test pregnant women and to prevent the transmission of the HIV/Aids virus to babies.

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Kiprotich happy to take gold in HK heat

Thomas Kiprotich enjoyed a gun-to-tape win in the New Balance Gold Coast 15km at Tsuen Wan yesterday.

The Kenyan-born runner (pictured) said his recent training had been going well and that his plan for the race was to take a tilt at the Hong Kong record.

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Sprinters steal the show at city championships

Sprinters provided the highlights of the XTep Hong Kong Track and Field Championship finals at Wan Chai Sports Ground yesterday, the culmination of a long season of qualifying events.

Fong Yee-pui claimed the double in the women's 100m and 200m finals, but was denied a personal best (PB) for the 100m as she had to battle a head wind of 1.4 metres per second.

31 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

HK Diamond Mile seeks major sponsor

Yesterday's Hong Kong International Diamond Mile in Central could well turn to gold if a sponsor can be found for next year's race.

Kwan Kee, chairman of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA) said that he would like to see the event brought back into the annual calendar, but that a title sponsor would need to be found to cover the costs.

24 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Kiprotich, Lowry blitz field in 10K

Course records were set in both the men's and the women's races in the New Balance 10K at Tsuen Wan yesterday.

Thomas Kiprotich led home the 2,200-strong field in a swift 31 minutes and 58 seconds, while Michelle Lowry decimated the women's field to win in her second consecutive 10km race in 37:03.

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Teenager makes his mark as HK athletes bag medals

Hong Kong's Liu Tin-wai set a new Hong Kong junior men's decathlon record on the second and final day of the Inter-City Athletic Championships at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground yesterday.

The 18-year-old claimed the bronze medal, finishing behind runaway winner Manuel Lasangue of the Philippines, and Hong Kong record holder Ng Chit-wing in second.

4 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Leaping into the record books

On a weekend when surviving the blistering heat was an achievement in itself, Tse Mang-chi (pictured) set a Hong Kong record of 12.61 metres in the women's triple jump during round three of the two-day Xtep Athletic League at Tseung Kwan O.

6 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Passarello saves himself for big finish

Stefano Passarello overcame an injured leg to win the Asics Tolo Harbour 10k race after a sprint finish against training partner Curtis Barclay in Sha Tin yesterday. The Italian stayed well off the pace in the first half of the popular event, which this year saw 1,300 runners compete in the 10km race and a further 200 juniors in the Beat Drugs 4km event.

28 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

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