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The 10 year old Laura Bennett has always loved animals, but found there weren’t many places she could interact with large animals in Hong Kong – until she discovered horse riding.
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Diocesan Girls’ School (DGS) athletics team co-captain Gianne Mak Tsz-yan, 16, recalls an unforgettable moment when she was the school’s junior javelin thrower.
Accuse Miriam Cheng Min-chen of “playing like a girl”, and she’ll hit back with a defiant “But I am a girl!” This 12-year-old squash player has no patience for sexist goading.
So Kwun-wai led his team to win the Nike All Hong Kong Schools Jing Ying Basketball Tournament against Diocesan Boys’ School (DBS) on February 5
“Some people get involved in sports to have fun or stay healthy. But for me, badminton is a family tradition,” says 17-year-old Christy Pang.
Ying Wa College’s handball stars and twin brothers deny they can read each other’s minds. But when they play for the same team, they can be a powerful force.
After an injury last September kept her off the ice for months, Nicole Chan Tsin-nam, 14, thought she’d never be able to skate again, let alone compete.
The 18-year-old says that his success in leading the DBS team to victory lies in quick attacks and backward flight.
Hong Kong’s “Wonder Kid” Rex Tso Sing-yu will have to wait a bit longer to earn a world title fight. His latest opponent was announced on Sunday as the main event for “Clash of Champions 2”.
Hong Kong sports stars, such as boxer Rex Tso Sing-yu and golfer Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching, aren’t just inspirations for local teens, they’re also role models for young athletes beyond our borders.

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