14/08/2012
LONDON, August 14: Hong Kong should channel its resources into sports that “suits us” said top official Pang Chung as the two-week 2012 Olympics extravaganza ended in a joyous party. Pang, the Hon. Secretary General of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China called for the city to use its resources better if it was to challenge for medals at future Olympic Games. “We have to think about the physique of our population and concentrate on events that suits...
08/08/2012
London, 8 August 2012: Less than one week before the conclusion of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Hong Kong, China Delegation has taken this special day – 8 August to release its Interim Report and announce the Flag Bearer for the Closing Ceremony. A press conference was held today in the Media Conference Room of the Olympic Village with the members of the Delegation and HKSAR Government official. Platform parties consist of The Hon. Timothy T. T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of the...
08/08/2012
LONDON, August 8: Hong Kong Olympic Chief Timothy T.T. Fok urged the government to increase its commitment to local sport as the London Olympics winds down to a successful end. Fok, the President of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, lauded the efforts of the 42-strong athlete squad and once again stressed the importance for more facilities and funding for sport in Hong Kong at a press conference held at the media centre inside the Olympic Village. “Hong Kong...
04/08/2012
LONDON, August 3: All the years of hard work paid off for Sarah Lee Wai-sze who put Hong Kong on the London Olympics standings with a gutsy performance which saw her win a bronze medal in the Women’s Keirin race on Friday. It was the first Olympic medal for Hong Kong in cycling and only the third Olympic medal in the history of local sport – following Lee Lai-shan’s historic windsurfing gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Games and the silver medal by Li Ching and Ko Lai-chak in...
03/08/2012
LONDON, August 3: Yip Pui-yin got a comforting pat on the back by Hong Kong Sports Federation and Olympic Committee President Mr. Timothy T.T. FOK who labeled the young badminton star as the future of the sport after she bowed out in the quarterfinals of the women’s singles event in London. Fok, who was amongst the large entourage of Hong Kong Olympic Committee officials who watched the quarterfinal clash between the local ace and China’s Li Xuerui, praised Yip for her courage and...
28/07/2012
LONDON, July 28: Athletics and Judo missed the colourful opening ceremony but the rest of the athletes in the 42-strong Hong Kong contingent enjoyed a fun-filled show which delegation head Vivien C.C. LAU described as “uniquely British”. An extraordinary spectacle which included James Bond, Mr Bean and Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, was enjoyed by Hong Kong’s athletes who mingle freely with fellow-competitors from the other 203 nations who had turned up for the 30th Olympic Games...
28/07/2012
LONDON, July 28: Hong Kong’s King of the Road Wong Kam-po brought the curtain down on an illustrious career in memorable fashion when he finished a creditable 37th and ahead of Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins in the Men’s Road Race on the first full day of competition after the opening ceremony. Taking part in his fifth Olympics – a Hong Kong record – the 39-year-old Wong proved he can still mix it up with the world’s best when he finished in the peloton 40...
27/07/2012
LONDON, July 26: After a grueling flight delayed by more than 24 hours, athletes from table tennis, badminton and archery joined the rest of the Hong Kong squad at a colourful flag-raising ceremony at the Athlete’s Village in London. Pang Chung, Hon. Secretary General of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, who accompanied the athletes whose flight on Wednesday night was delayed by Typhoon Vicente, was full of relieved smiles as he watched SF&OC President...
27/07/2012
London, July 27: Lee Wai-sze will carry the medal hopes of Hong Kong’s 42-strong athletes’ contingent at the London Games which gets underway today with an opening ceremony which is expected to be rich in history and drama. LEE, the 25-year-old cycling track star, returns to the scene of her triumph five months ago when she stunned the world by winning the silver medal in Keirin at the London leg of the World Cup which also doubled as a test event for the Olympics. That performance...
24/07/2012
Mr. PANG Chung, SBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China led the Hong Kong Badminton and Table Tennis team for the London 2012 Olympic Games finally this afternoon (24 July 2012) amid typhoon Vicente’s visit to Hong Kong. Mr. PANG said that there were a number of new faces in the Delegation to the London Games this year. He hoped that the newly join-in athletes would bring in more stimulation to the Delegation; for the “veteran...
21/07/2012
Sarah LEE Wai Sze was last night appointed Flag Bearer of the Hong Kong China Delegation for the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by The Hon Timothy T.T. FOK, President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. President FOK stated that the sports qualifications and potential of the athlete candidates are put into account while the sports achievements of the athletes and also the smooth transition of Olympism are major factors in deciding the flag bearer...
10/07/2012
The Flag Presentation Ceremony of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the London 2012 Olympic Games had concluded successfully at the Government House today (10 July 2012). Our Guest of Honour The Hon. C.Y. LEUNG, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Executive of the HKSAR presented the HKSAR flag to The Hon. Timothy T.T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and Ms. Vivien C.C. LAU, BBS, JP, Chef de Mission of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the London...
04/07/2012
In less than one month to go, the London 2012 Olympic Games will kick off on 27 July!  To celebrate this once every four years mega event of the Olympic Movement, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation) features a prelude for the London Olympic Games, one of the most anticipated events in the sports world, “Full Support for Best Achievements of the Hong Kong Delegation at the London 2012 Olympic Games” today (4 July 2012) at Jockey...