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  1. On blades of glory

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Requirements: Most ice skating students are small children, so a coach needs to be patient to communicate with them. Every student learns at a different pace and coaches should be patient with slow learners. Coaches also need to be outgoing a ...

  2. Bamboo Blade (Manga/DVD)

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle A group of girls take up kendo, the age-old sport descended from the samurai in Bamboo Blade. The original manga was written by Masahiro Totsuka with illustrations by Aguri Igarashi. The anime adaptation is done by Anime International Company Inc's AIC A.S.T.A. division (Gun X Sword, Tenchi Muyo and Ah! My Goddess). The story focuses on Toraji Ishida, a young high ...

  3. Making lives easy- and getting paid

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... emerged recently: the 'errand generation' gets paid to pick up things like food and packages for others. Most of the clients that these runners serve are fellow school mates or dormitory roommates who are better off. Luo Tongtong, a first-year student at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, is a runner. He says many students would rather pay someone to get takeout food than go ...

  4. Have Your Say

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They don't train enough and so run the risk of being injured. Doctors recommend that runners over the age of 45 have a compulsory fitness test. This is a good idea as it will prevent unfit people from taking part in the marathon. It will also encourage people to train more before the event. A fitness test may reveal if a runner has any weakness which may come out in the race. An athlete ...

  5. Contest offers snappers a sporting chance

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of sport, although people may not be aware of them. For example, in ice-skating, there are the mechanics behind how the thin metal blade of the skates glide over the surface of ice,' she said. ... and second runners-up, point-and-shoot digital cameras, and the winner of an outstanding award will get a HK$200 photo equipment voucher. The open day will also feature talks, exhibitions, laboratory ...

  6. Runners prepare to go the distance

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... culture of the school. The school's physical education teacher, Ho Hoi-to- a veteran long-distance runner- believes running is a healthy sport that brings a sense of fulfilment to students. 'Every student has a different talent,' he says 'Some are explosive short-distance runners, while others have the endurance of long-distance runners. Everybody can find their place ...

  7. Endurance test for runners

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Top runners from 12 boys' and 11 girls' secondary schools face a unique test of endurance in the Division One Inter-School Cross-Country Championships at the lush ... will be exciting, but encourages students to keep their cool. 'It's going to be a competitive atmosphere as usual, but we hope the cheering students won't interfere with the runners ...

  8. Runners to test their mettle at Sha Tin races

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Tung Chi Ying Memorial School (TCY), the Sha Tin and Sai Kung cross-country champion and runner-up in last week's Standard Chartered 10km race, will be hoping to clinch the boys' Grade A honours. Students from TCY and Jockey Club Ti-I College are expected to dominate, but others, such as Chan Wing-hong of SKH Lam Kau Mow Secondary School- a runner-up in the Sha Tin ...

  9. Award-winners inspired by blind marathon runner

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Blind Kenyan marathon runner Henry Wanyoike, the global ambassador for the 'Seeing is Believing' restoration of sight campaign, presented prizes to students in a drawing and story-writing competition during Sunday's Standard Chartered Marathon Expo at Golden Bauhinia Square. The competition, which celebrates the spirit of partnership, received 1,230 ...

  10. Unsung heroes

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Alvin Chui Wui-chung School Choi Hung Estate Catholic Secondary School Grade Form Six Sport Cross-country and athletics Achievements Alvin, 17, is a long-distance runner from The Citizen Athletic Association. He came ninth out of 186 runners at the Coca-Cola Running Fun 2011, a 10km competition held last month. Alvin was also 19th out of 228 participants ...




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