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US athlete Suzy Favor Hamilton admits working as a prostitute

Three-time American Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton says she coped with depression and a troubled marriage by turning to a life of prostitution.

Saturday, 22 December, 2012, 1:46am

Runners should be in good shape

The annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon is a noteworthy event, but the death of a 26-year-old male runner cast a shadow over this year's race.

It brought up the question of whether the organisers should ask participants for medical approval beforehand.

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Be aware of risks you are running

City marathons are a tricky business for organisers, having to be competitive for professionals, a challenge for amateurs and enjoyable for fun runners. All the while, they have to be safe, with education programmes and training months before the race and medical help close at hand throughout for every person taking part.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Runner collapses and dies after finishing race

A 26-year-old male runner collapsed and later died in hospital after competing in the half-marathon race yesterday, casting a pall over the city's biggest participatory sporting event.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

What is your favourite quote?

Nanor Wong Si-yee, 17, St Margaret's Co-educational English Secondary School

14 Dec 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

City Digest

Anniversary event runner dies in hospital

Drainage Services Department technical officer Ng Kee-wah, 41, died in hospital yesterday, four days after he collapsed during a 10-kilometre run at Tei Mei Tuk, Tai Po. Saturday's event was held to mark the Water Supplies Department's 160th anniversary. The department will assist Ng's family.

27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Lucky Nine gets no breaks on day of drama

Hong Kong trainer Caspar Fownes was left frustrated over the Japanese rules of racing after a drama-laden Sprinters Stakes in Tokyo yesterday that saw his runner Lucky Nine bruised and beaten and stewards took no action.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am