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  1. Green Revolution

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mike Wilson

    ... says Pyatt. 'It's part of the commercial culture now, a round of golf, dinner in the clubhouse, a few drinks, deal done.' With the European Tour visiting China five times ...

  2. It's a revolution for wizards from Oz

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... sevens revolution has only just begun says Gary Pearse, assistant coach of the current team and one of the greats of their past sevens teams in Hong Kong. Pearse and coach Glen Ella only recently ... and develop that relationship. 'The one problem rugby league players would have is the cultural challenge as there is a big difference between the two codes. There are some values in our game ...

  3. Green revolution- turning old shoes into new sports grounds

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... and Cultural Services Department can now lease out the pitches with a much-improved playing schedule and hence bring in greater revenue to offset maintenance costs. There is very little difference ...

  4. Knapp keen for video revolution

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay New Hong Kong coach Kevin Knapp has called for every single game in the Premier Division to be videotaped in a bid to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of players in the national squad as the SAR prepare to mount a serious campaign for medal glory at October's East Asian Games in Macau. 'I want to build a new hockey culture in Hong Kong similar ...

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

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... reform and opening after the tumultuous Cultural Revolution (1966-76). The team went on to win four world titles in a row, including their first Olympic gold medal in 1984, and catapulted ... 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 ...

  6. 1984: Mr Big Shot

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... representative of China to win a gold medal, in the free pistol event. Xu, a 'barefoot doctor' responsible for providing rudimentary medical services in rural areas during the Cultural Revolution, then makes a career change and starts selling chemical fertiliser. Xu scores 565 points in Los Angeles, one more than Sweden's Ragnar Skanaker (a 1972 gold medallist in the event). Xu ...

  7. Memo to Platini: No reason to fix what's not broken

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... this many people since 2004,' said school teacher and musician Hryhoriy, referring to the Orange Revolution. Hryhoriy was with his wife Oskana, and their friend, also called Oskana- teachers ... with the activists as We Will Rock You blared out. 'When the revolution was taking place, the streets were packed like this and the tented city stretched right down the street. Maybe in three or four ...

  8. US baseball seeks its own Yao Ming

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... work, used to thrive on the mainland and was especially popular among the elite. But it was wiped out by reactionaries during the Cultural Revolution. The success of baseball in other parts ...

  9. 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 ... gimmicks. And to a large extent, that viewpoint is correct, but that isn't where we are coming from for this column. No, we are thinking of a different cultural revolution- one dealing ...

  10. Cultural rebound

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

    ... 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 ... contest and his explosive, exciting style of play earned comparisons to Kobe Bryant. But for Scales, a 25-year-old African-American, the fame, and the culture, is all foreign to him. He can't ...




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