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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    British government divided on how to deal with China, report says

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London A split has emerged in the British government on managing its cooling relations with China, The Sunday Times newspaper said, citing sources. Prime Minister ... boost the flatlining economy. However, relations between London and Beijing have deteriorated in the last nine months, with the security services reporting a rise in Chinese cyber-espionage, ...

  2. News - China - SPORT

    China's team praised as London Olympics close

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... tribute as 'best ever' Olympics close The curtain came down on the London Olympics last night, with both China and Britain hailing the 30th summer Games the "best ever"- ... exceptional" Games in the words of International Olympic Committee president Jacque Rogge. Four years on, London more than lived up to its motto: "Inspire A Generation". British Prime ...

  3. Sport - China - OLYMPICS

    China reflects after London Olympics, sees tough road to Rio

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... swimmers Sun Yang and Ye Shiwen at London. Sun, 20, became China's first male Olympic swimming champion after winning the 400 metres freestyle, then obliterated his own world record to win ... Reuters in London Delegation chief says there's a lot of work to do before 2016, after a tumultuous Games in which the team's performance was 'satisfactory' China ...

  4. Sport

    Golden greats

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Golden greats China's athletes have excelled themselves at the 2012 London Olympics, netting 38 gold medals in sports from badminton, table tennis, swimming, diving and shooting to gymnastics, weightlifting, boxing and sailing. Although the tally was short of the haul of 51 golds at the 2008 Beijing Games, the scale of their endeavour and achievements cannot be denied. Here we ...

  5. Yang sees Japan as China's biggest Olympic challenge

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the London Games this summer. Yang was a member of Team China when they won their only two team all-around gold medals at the Olympic Games, in Sydney in 2000 and at home in Beijing four years ago. ... another big surprise in London.' Yang also had advice for Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung and Angel Wong Hiu-ying, the first two gymnasts from the city to qualify for the Olympic Games. ...

  6. Want Olympic gold? Show me the money

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu With the London Olympics kicking off next week, it is time to speculate on the medal table. According to a report by accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, wealthy nations such as the US, China, Russia and host country Britain will take the lead. PwC has used financial and political factors to predict the medal table of Olympic Games in 2000 in Sydney, Athens in 2004, ...

  7. Sport - China - BOXING

    China’s two-time Olympic champion Zou turns pro

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 03:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... as a professional.” The 31-year-old fighter won Olympic light flyweight gold at the 2008 Beijing and last year London Olympics after taking a bronze in Athens in 2004. He won world amateur crowns in 2005, ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Two-time Olympic champion and three-time world amateur champion Zou Shiming is becoming a professional boxer, with US promoter Bob Arum announcing ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's Olympic stakes go beyond its medal count

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says despite China's success in the Olympic medal standings, wider acceptance as an equal won't come overnight Long haul Inevitably, the London Olympics ... suggestions of doping when 16-year-old female swimmer Ye Shiwen won a gold medal. Hopefully, the London Olympics, like the Games held in Beijing, will help to bring about a perception of greater ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    China Olympic gold medallist shows sell out in an hour in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... medallists after the Beijing Olympics four years ago had prompted him to queue again. The London champions will pay a three-day visit to Hong Kong next week and hold demonstration shows at two venues ... Many queue overnight as Hongkongers snap up 3,448 tickets for chance to meet mainland Olympic winners Thousands of sports lovers - some of whom had queued overnight - lined up outside ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Tickets to see China's Olympic heroes in HK to go on sale

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... There will also be live television broadcasts of the performances. Chinese athletes won 38 gold, 27 silver and 22 bronze medals in the London Olympics, which concluded on Sunday night, the best result ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Golden chance to see China's Olympic heroes in action Tickets to see some of the Chinese athletes who scored gold in the Olympics perform in Hong Kong will go ...




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