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  1. A modern game that has an ancient past

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... of the sports history books as new discoveries are made and old ones re-examined, it appears the Daurs can also lay a claim to hockey's development. Descendants of the Khitan, an ancient nomadic ... they term as 'beikou', or hockey. Like elsewhere, ancient Daur hockey borrowed most of its equipment from mother nature. The stick was made of oak tree roots, naturally shaped ...

  2. The ancient sport of kabbadi

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... future for this ancient and exciting sport. True or False 1 The raider can only tag one player per raid. 2 The word 'kabbadi' comes from Iran. 3 Players should not breathe during ...

  3. Ancient splendour of Athens overshadows athletes' performances

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of Marathonas and saw the tomb of the ancient Greek warriors killed by the invading Persian army at the battle of Marathon. If you listened long enough, you could almost hear them urging those brave ... of Athens is that it has so many ancient arenas. We also have a few and we are still planning routes for the marathon and the modern pentathlon for instance. But Athens has an advantage,' ...

  4. Ancient footy

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill, Shanghai Always eager for something new, Shanghainese have an event to watch this weekend- the 10th Asian Gaelic Games opening on Friday. About 1,000 spectators are expected to watch two of the oldest sports in the world- Gaelic footbal ...

  5. All eyes on Ancient World

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Godolphin's rising star has enormous ability and looks the main danger to strong local contingent Godolphin's up-and-coming galloper Ancient World is the horse ... grade by winning at his first Group One attempt at San Siro, Italy, on October 10. Until British trainer Michael Jarvis made his late decision to switch Rakti from the Mile to the Cup, Ancient ...

  6. Football Exhibition

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... to the curatorial notes. Different ball games had been played in China, Japan, Mexico, ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt. At the China Football Expo 2004 in Beijing, however, Fifa declared the game originated ...

  7. Egypt in hunt while Au pins down medal

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho Before the quarter-finals of the World Junior Women's Championships started, Egyptian coach Magdy Saad turned his chair so his back faced the court where two of his charges, Raneem El Weleily and Nour Bahgat, faced each other. As the two p ...

  8. Boxing clever proves punishing primal pastime

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... History Boxing has been around for thousands of years. The earliest signs of the sport have been discovered in primitive drawings in Egypt from about 3000 BC. At first, boxers bound their hands with strips of leather. Later, in Ancient Rome, they wore special gloves with metal studs. Predictably, this led to the death of at least one contestant in each bout. Boxing first appeared ...

  9. Tenpin bowling

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... and low-impact exercise to keep yourself physically and mentally fit during the hot season, tenpin bowling is the sport for you. The history of bowling can be traced back to ancient times. In the 1930s, British anthropologist Sir Flinders Petrie found a child's grave in Egypt with artifacts- dating back to 3200BC- that were likely used for bowling-like games. Today, bowling ...

  10. Rowing proves more oarsome challenge than it looks

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Additional reporting: YP cadet Imogen Butler History Rowing was used as a means of transportation in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. But it wasn't probably until the 1700s that rowing races ...




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