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Sports Medicine

Sports medicine expert says cyclist Wong excuse 'cannot be true'

Steven Wong

Wong, who won a BMX gold medal at the Asian Games in 2010 before switching to professional road racing with the Champion System team, tested positive last April for exogenous steroids (also known as anabolic steroids) and was subsequently banned by the International Cycling Union.

Wednesday, 30 January, 2013, 3:44am

Growing pains

Soccer on Monday, gymnastics on Tuesday, Wednesday's a day off. Swimming on Thursday, soccer again on Friday and karate on Saturday. Sound familiar? That's a fairly routine after-school schedule for many Hong Kong children. And although parents have to foot a substantial bill for all that activity, it is the youngsters who may end up paying the price.

16 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Flying start

Paper 3 Speaking

Part A In this part you will have five minutes after you have been given the question to prepare your ideas and jot down some notes to help you remember what you want to say. Be careful not to write down too much as then you will not seem to be reading out something you have prepared. This is not allowed. The discussion must be as natural as possible.

25 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Training for junior athletes

A summer youth athletic training programme for junior athletes has been extended to include primary school students aged nine to 12.

Every summer since 1989, Watson's Athletic Club has conducted courses through July and August for secondary school age students with the purpose of nurturing elite athletes for the future.

16 Jul 2002 - 12:00am