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  1. Popular app can give TV coverage a shot in the arm

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Are we watching a cultural revolution in Hong Kong racing- perhaps even world racing- with the Jockey Club's racing simulator app? Many will see that proposition and respond that, yes, it's something younger and cooler that puts raci ...

  2. Warsaw opens her arms to the weary

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson Rising like a king's crown on the banks of the Vistula in Warsaw lies Poland's National Stadium and tonight 58,500 loyal subjects- plus 150 million around the world watching on TV- will file into their seats to worship what Ue ...

  3. Regional interaction shot in the arm for industry

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison The inaugural running of the Hong Kong-Macau Trophy lived up to all expectations with Macau's Crown's Gift giving the away team a well-deserved victory. However, the result of this race, and the return leg to be held in Macau on ...

  4. Cash needed to give game a shot in arm

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell, Tim Maitland

    ... Words alone will not help a set-up where players have to take extra jobs to pay their rent, write Tim Maitland and Jonathan Powell A visiting team of consultants from the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Vision Asia programme has come to the conc ...

  5. A shot in the arm for a good cause

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... with Norma Connolly The prize for the wackiest- but extremely practical- donation to Operation Santa Claus this year must go to UBS, for its 500 flu shots. With Sars and bird flu scares in recent years, flu shots had been in short supply so the bank bough ...

  6. Drop back to a sprint distance proves just the right tonic

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer Sean Woods has flirted with a mile and even further with Brothers In Arms, but champion jockey Douglas Whyte said the decision to drop him back to sprinting has been all the difference. Brothers In Arms made it two Class Five wins on end when he added a turf win to the one he collected on the all-weather last start and he never looked like being anywhere ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of military officials, diplomats, spies and arms dealers at the informal Shangri-la Dialogue on security issues this weekend in Singapore. The People's Liberation Army has traditionally sent ... China starts trade in Hong Kong Investors who rolled the dice on casino operator MGM China will find out today if they placed a good bet when the company's shares trade for the first time ...

  8. Business always trumps sentiment

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Perhaps the most decorated college quarterback of all time, Tebow's unorthodox style- he is a punishing runner with a powerful but less than accurate throwing arm- has put him at odds ... as he negotiated a trade sending Tebow to the New York Jets. You take sentiment out of a decision when it's about business. And Tebow in Manhattan? It's not exactly the Bible Belt. He ...

  9. Wong says trade-off was worthwhile

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Newly-crowned world champion Wong Kam-po has no regrets about abandoning his dream of taking part in the Tour de France, saying it was worth the trade-off to be able to wear a rainbow jersey. Wong earned the distinctive jersey, which is mostly white with multi-coloured trimmings, when he won the 15-km scratch race in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on Saturday. And he sported ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... We will enhance the armed forces' capacity to accomplish a wide range of military tasks, the most important of which is to win local wars under information-age conditions Premier Wen Jiabao, presenting his annual work report Well, yes, they were real - real from the wind Vladimir Putin, Russia's new president-elect, when asked whether his tears on declaring victory were ...




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