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  1. Doleuze helps Chang open his account

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen Olivier Doleuze lifted Fantastic Time to a season-opening win for both horse and trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai in an upset result to start the meeting at Sha Tin yesterday. Doleuze positioned Fantastic Time beautifully in the run from barrier five, and his early efforts to conserve the six-year-old's energy paid big dividends- $151.50 to be exact- on the line ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... however ran with a backpack that contained two 600ml water bottles, some powdered drink mix and energy gels. In some sections, he had a third bottle. He has certainly come a long way since January ... station, so when you arrive, he or she follows you through the station asking you what you need. The stations were very well-stocked with energy gels, soup, blueberries, strawberries… it was really ...

  3. Blame rulesmakers, not players, for badminton farce

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... whereby players didn't have to give their all. 'These pairs had already qualified so they must have felt it would be better to conserve energy,' said Fok. He is partially right. ...

  4. Kitchee's late blitz sends them to League Cup final

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'We have been rotating some of our players to conserve their energy and it worked very well,' said Ng. 'Playmaker Lam Ka-wai has rarely played a 120-minute game, but today he handled ...

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

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

    ... Richard Castka The worn-out, smelly old sneakers you're about to throw away might have life in them yet. Hong Kong-based Fieldturf Asia is at the forefront of turning unwanted shoes into hi-tech playing surfaces for sports like basketball, tennis, at ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - CYCLING

    Sprockets of resistance

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... coach and author, prescribes fixed-gear riding to improve the efficiency and smoothness of the pedalling stroke. Most people waste energy at two dead spots of the pedal rotation, the six and 12 ...

  7. This Means War (Film)

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung This week, I stumbled upon an amazing fact: the combined estimated budgets of The Artist, The Descendants and Midnight in Paris, three films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, add up to a meagre US$52 million- conservative by Hollywood standards. Now get this: the McG-directed romp This Means War comes in at a whopping US$70 million. In fact, out of all the Best ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    Venus Williams suffers second-round blues

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that I've won so many third sets this year. I will try to stay focused and continue this in the next months." Williams, ranked 46th, battles an auto-immune ailment that saps her energy. She has ...

  9. New-look Pegasus aiming to fly high again

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... can't be as strong as before,' said the captain. 'We have some new good players, including some promising youngsters, and they should be able bring more energy to the side. 'If we ...

  10. The gods are on our side for Beijing 2008

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A boycott? My advice is: don't waste your time and energy. If people want to look for trouble, they should go elsewhere. As for China, we all know that it has much to do to improve human rights, democratic development, environmental conservation, income disparity, health care, education, housing, social security- the list could go on and on. These are also problems that the government openly ...




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