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  1. Soccer fans grab specs for 3-D feast

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Champions League title in Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena. The London side previously appeared in the final in Moscow in 2008 against arch-rivals Manchester United- the first all-British final ...

  2. The life and times of Eric Liddell

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... courtesy of an AAA 100-yard title in a British record time of 9.7 seconds. Withdraws from Olympic 100m heats when scheduled on a Sunday, but qualifies for 200m and 400m finals, winning bronze ... youngest daughter. Immortalised in 1981 in the Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire. Inaugural Eric Liddell Foundation Athletes Training Camp held in Tientsin. Eric Liddell Centre ...

  3. Magazines - Style

    British heritage wins fans

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by S

    ... Jack Wills proves British heritage still hits the retail sweet spot, writes Jing Zhang British heritage is in fashion. But it’s not just the luxury end of the market that is capitalising on the renewed interest. Following remarkable growth in Britain and the US after launching in 1999, British high-street label Jack Wills landed in Hong Kong last December. Founders Peter Williams and Robert Shaw ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Li Na beaten by British teenager Laura Robson at US Open

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Li Na needs break after shock defeat Li Na will take a break from tennis otherwise the sport will "kill" her after she was sent packing by British teenager ... on the court and we can plan the next step." Robson becomes the first British woman to make the last 16 in New York since Jo Durie in 1991. She will face defending champion Samantha Stosur ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - RUNNING COMMENTARY WITH ALVIN SALLAY

    The best of British passion to leave lasting legacy

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... And to top it all has been the glorious weather. Ever since I arrived on July 22, the sun has been out most days. The weather plays an important role in the lives of the British - they talk about ... the imagination of the British. When people start doing the "Mobot" with their arms over their heads, or when you see men sporting fake sideburns, you know these two stars symbolise the diverse ...

  6. British medallists to be feted with grand victory parade

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The party isn't over yet, but London is already preparing to have an open-topped bus victory parade to salute its Team Great Britain heroes. The date planned is September 10, after the Paralympics are also done and dusted. Organisers bel ...

  7. Six degrees

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dave Bannister British billionaire Richard Branson's first world record was set 25 years ago this week. In 1986, he and his 72-foot powerboat Virgin Atlantic Challenger took two hours ... millions of copies worldwide and was used as the soundtrack of classic 1970s horror film The Exorcist. Oldfield had a horror of his own in 2006, when he was sued in Spain by the buyer of a clifftop ...

  8. British fans show their love for royalty and horses

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and company is when Zara Phillips rides into the show-jumping arena. But she too is a royal, even if she is 14th in line to the throne. The British are enthralled by royalty. So it is no surprise ... And being a symbol of royal prestige, equestrianism has been a mainstay of British aristocracy for centuries. So much so that Time magazine in a recent issue to herald the queen's Jubilee ...

  9. Alarm bells ring for British cycling team

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... feeling every time an English team front up, us being the world united against the English. But you had to feel for Cavendish. He was the only British rider to return from the Beijing Olympics ... their little Union Jacks into their bags. Planning for victory began almost three years ago. When the course was announced last year, British Cycling travelled the distance more than 50 times planning ...

  10. The best of British as singers get into the Olympic spirit

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen The Union Jack seems to be the hottest print owing to the London Olympics. Local fashion fans have been gearing up to dress in style while cheering for their favourite sportsmen and women. Canto-pop singers Kary Ng Yu-fei and William Chan Wai- ...




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