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  1. All aboard for the trip of a lifetime

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and with 800 more to go, one of the rhythmic components under the hood- it could be the cam belt- is issuing to my Beijing ears a distinct Chinese shibboleth. 'Jiayou! Jiayou!' The chant ... of its existence in storage in the UK while I dice with death on a battered bicycle in my adopted home, the Chinese capital. But old as it is (DOB: 1998), my 'Landy' starts first time, ...

  2. Cultural rebound

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China was going to be like the way it is. Everything was shocking.' Scales did not make the big move eastward because of a keen interest in Chinese culture. He came for the money- foreign ... Cultural rebound As a top African-American basketballer in China's fledgling league, Alex Scales had made the cultural leap, just as former teammate Yao Ming did when snared ...

  3. Jade Christy can dazzle with his luxury weight

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai took a little time to hit his straps this season, but the yard is in full flight now and Jade Christy should continue that roll by winning the Chinese General Chamber Of Commerce Cup (1,000m) at Sha Tin today. Yiu has saddled up 12 winners from his last 71 runners and has a team fully capable of more than one victory ...

  4. Wanted: Olympic mascot with Chinese flair

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Dennis Ho

    ... be endearing and characterise Chinese culture. It should also have marketing value. The competition closes on December 1 and entries will be vetted by a selection panel. The Olympic committee aims ... Dennis Ho It has to be something cute, it must appeal to people of all ages and be able to cross the cultural divide and language barriers- in short, it must be a fitting mascot ...

  5. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report on page A6 yesterday headlined 'Jade adds unique Chinese mark to Olympic medals' wrongly stated that the jade on the reverse side of the medals to be presented at next year's Beijing Olympic Games is engraved with delicate dragon patterns. ...

  6. Long march to London: will Mao's poems inspire volleyball team?

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Can Mao Zedong's poetry rekindle the fighting spirit of the Chinese women's volleyball team in time for next year's London Olympics? The team, with only five ... course on some of Mao's poems, the China Volleyball Association said on its website. The study and reading of the poems represent another sign of a revived push for 'red culture ...

  7. Beckham-ology on syllabus at Chinese University

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Chinese University students will study how the cult surrounding David Beckham evolved and the commercialisation of football in a sociology course on the world's most popular sport ... perspective on the development of football and football culture in the light of class, nationalism, racism and gender. It also will look at the impact of globalisation on football's development ...

  8. Chinese board game champion crowned

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... week. Co-organised by QQ Club, World Association of Children's Go Art Advancement and Equilibrium Cultural Education Foundation, the competition is aimed at raising public interest in Go. Also known as Weiqi, Chinese board game Go has become increasingly popular since the release of hit Japanese anime series Hikaru No Go. With years of training and practice, many of the children ...

  9. Going for gold

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What do you think of the medals for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games? Does the concept of the medals successfully connect the Chinese culture and the spirit of the Games? Write to us ...

  10. first person

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... stayed and left a little bit of their culture and had a nice communication with Asian people, not only the Chinese people. It was a nice experience. It was such a nice experience that 24 years ... they play Spain on Saturday for a place in the quarter-finals, he believes Chinese soccer fans in Hong Kong and Macau will be backing Portugal. I can't believe this is happening all over again. ...




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