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  1. Police to investigate kicking of boy's head

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at King George V School last Saturday. The English Schools Foundation said it appeared to be an unfortunate accident. Poon said he had three reasons for filing the report: to get an explanation ... from the other boy or his parents. After an investigation, the Hong Kong Development League and its organisers the Chelsea Soccer School ruled that both teams were in breach of their code ...

  2. Head-kick boy's video removed from net

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com A YouTube video of a 12-year-old boy getting kicked in the head by a rival player during a soccer match has been removed from public view after a legal letter from the English Schools Foundation. The film, which received more than 30,000 views on the YouTube website, attracted inflammatory comments about the 10-year-old ESF Lions player who ...

  3. A sporting chance to tackle English

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rugby coaches who are also qualified English teachers and/or TEFL qualified, assisted by other HKRFU coaching staff. 'We have an international school vice-principal, who will advise us ... 'Their ability to communicate in English was almost zero and they had very little opportunity to come into contact with expats, particularly outside the formal school environment. Three years ...

  4. Little Bridge has solid foundations

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... before the race is enough of a turn-off to look elsewhere. English sprinters are hardly known for their international forays and the trio here look safely held. That leaves Little Bridge ...

  5. Events to lay foundation for future squash success

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... couldn't be in a healthier state. But to maintain this level there must be an investment in the future. At this Sunday's Fujifilm Mini-squash Promotion Carnival and Primary School Competition at Kowloon Park, some foundations will be put in place. More than 35 primary schools will take part in the finals this weekend which coincide with a 'Squash Carnival' that will promote ...

  6. Teams vie for Tens title

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HKIS is gearing up to host the annual Tai Tam Tens schools rugby competition on Saturday. Six English Schools Foundation teams will take part in the event. Meanwhile, four overseas schools have also been invited. Teams play 14-minute 10-a-side games in two pools of five, with the top two teams advancing to the semi-finals. Last year HKIS beat the International School of Bangkok ...

  7. Voice of the Games doesn't sound sweet to English ears

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Olympics. Why not English, the world's lingua franca, they implore? Patriots at the Academie Francaise, the legal guardian of the French language based on the banks of the Seine, are keeping ... what they consider the most insidious threat- the English language- so this is something of a coup. French is the first Olympic language not because- as many assume- the IOC is headquartered ...

  8. Debating team REACHES TOP 16

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The Hong Kong schools debating team made it into the top 16 at the 2005 World Schools Debating Championships in Calgary, Canada, but lost to Ireland 3-0 in the octo-finals. Led by coach Sam Greenland from the English Schools Foundation, the six-member team comprised Perry Ge (Sha Tin College), Emily Zhang (Diocesan Girls' School), Greg Forse (Island School), Daniel ...

  9. Shock at head-kicking in boys' soccer match

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by a kick to the face by an opponent from the ESF Lions under-12 team in a Hong Kong Development League game at KGV school on Saturday. He felt coaches should have intervened sooner with their players in a league where no yellow or red cards are given out for aggressive play. The English Schools Foundation apologised for the incident, saying it would co-operate fully ...

  10. Sport - China - BASKETBALL

    Yao laments stagnation of sports in schools

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... With the inaugural season of Yao's Foundation Hope elementary school basketball programme recently concluded, he has been making a considerable push of his own. Yao's foundation had reached about ... primary school, the first thing popping into my mind is the playground," said Yao, who established his foundation after the deadly Sichuan earthquake in 2008. He has helped build 14 schools ...




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