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  1. A new kind of balancing act

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... as an athlete. It's a pity but I've chosen to take part in another role- as a singer. 'I decided to use my voice to cheer and support the Chinese athletes, as well as the Beijing Olympics,' Liu says. 'When I was an athlete I sang when I was nervous and stressed.' Last year, this thought inspired Liu to start work on her new song. She invited famous local producer ...

  2. Athlete/actress/amputee spreads can-do spirit

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Mandy Zhou

    ... Mandy Zhou Cheers and applause filled Kwai Tsing Theatre on Friday night as Aimee Mullins made her way to the stage in a black dress and high-heeled boots. The former athlete, model and now movie star was there to share her life experiences with 800 teenagers and young adults at the second annual MaD (Make a Difference) youth forum, a three-day round of talks, workshops ...

  3. Singers, athletes hit high note

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui East Asian Games theme song promotes sporting spirit and urges athletes to make history Well-known local artists and athletes have come together to record the theme song ... 5 next year. More than 60 singers and DJs, along with some of Hong Kong's leading athletes, pledged their support for the showpiece by joining the recording. Written by M. Keith Chan ...

  4. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Men- get rid of your old trainers (they might be worth something) and spruce up your look with our autumn/winter menswear issue. We travel to Paris to meet Olga Berluti, shoemaker to presidents, artists and film directors, and to London to talk to luxury- ...

  5. Should students become full-time athletes?

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in such a career. But local students do not have many opportunities to discover their talents. Schools should provide more information on the prospects of a professional athlete. I believe swimming deserves ...

  6. Perfect Olympic career dismount

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... It's sad that at just 24, Mo Huilan has been forced into retirement, at least in her first career: gymnastics. Asked what it's like to be a female athlete on the mainland, the Atlanta Olympics silver medal winner says: 'It is quite unfair, but the good thing is that Chinese female athletes can easily beat men in most fields.' But she laments that 'our ...

  7. Project 119 addsup, or does it?

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in boxing, wrestling and other fringe sports in Beijing, and helped propel them to the top of the gold medal table and trump the US (51-36). But the project was deemed largely a flop in athletics ... test positive in London. Team China members are regularly tested and such is the fear of a banned substance such as clenbuterol accidentally entering an athlete's bloodstream, a ban ...

  8. Cable TV to show Olympics on Net for free

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong for the Olympics, said four streaming internet channels would be devoted to the Games, including live coverage of Hong Kong and mainland athletes. It is also discussing with mobile ... Kong athletes. We have employed a team of sports experts, most of them retired athletes, for live commentary.' Mr Tang said his company had made a significant investment in improving its ...

  9. Give yourself a sporting chance, says Tian

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Olympic gold medallist diver Tian Liang hopes his move into acting will encourage other athletes to find another career away from sport. Speaking this week at a press conference for his debut film, The Fantastic Waterbabes, Tian (right) said professional athletes needed to plan for their future because competitive sport is only short-term. 'Being an athlete is like ...

  10. Other events

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fashion shows will be held throughout the event to showcase Audemars Piguet watches and outfits sponsored by fashion designer Arthur Lam and fashion labels Miss Sixty and Energie. Celebrity models including Francis Ng, Moses Chan and Bernice Liu, will strut their stuff. These celebrity models and Hong Kong elite athletes Chan King-yin (windsurfing), Wang Chen (badminton) ...




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