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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With Olympics over, time to inspire a sporting life

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... Hongkongers to change their sedentary lifestyles Time to inspire a sporting life As the euphoria over the London Olympics fades, how can we sustain public enthusiasm for sports? How many couch ... television and 145 minutes surfing the web every day. In London, International Olympic Committee president, Jacques Rogge, urged Olympians to be role models, saying we should "hope to see ...

  2. What's On

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... August 20 ''UK-Be Part of It' The London Olympics 2012' is a breakfast talk organised by the British Chamber of Commerce. As the Beijing Olympic Games are in full ... will be visiting Hong Kong and Beijing to promote the London Olympics and share his views on the economic benefits of the Games to Britain, and his views on the situation in New York. Speaker Sir Alan ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - HEALTH SCIENCE

    The real significance of gene doping

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Guardian News&Media

    ... Tim Spector Weidenfeld & Nicolson4 stars Peter Forbes Peter Forbes The Olympic Isle on opening night in July was full of sweet noises and good intentions. But beneath the fantasy ... College London professor of genetic epidemiology Tim Spector's field of expertise- epigenetics- although his real subject is twins and what they tell us about genes. Identical twins ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The disqualification of eight badminton players from China, South Korea and Indonesia for 'throwing' their matches at the London Olympics was swift and just, but it barely scratched the surface. ... players had violated the Olympic ideal and spirit of fair competition. Evidently the delegation was hoping that, by making sacrificial lambs of these two hapless players, it could emerge from ...

  5. Vet's dream is to send all Olympic horses home healthy

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho For Chris Riggs, success at the Olympics is not measured in medals but by the condition of the approximately 300 horses once they leave Hong Kong. 'At past Olympics ... and the equine hospital at the Jockey Club, which will serve as the 24-hour surgical facility. The 900-square-metre clinic will be staffed by 11 international veterinarians, many with previous Olympic ...

  6. 'Perfect' Olympic crisis response vowed

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Peter So

    ... Peter So and Mary Ann Benitez The health minister has vowed the emergency response to any public health crisis during the Olympic equestrian events in August will be perfect. More than 100 frontline staff from eight departments dealt yesterday with the mock scenario, at the Royal Park Hotel in Sha Tin, of 26 athletes coming down with food poisoning after lunch at the Olympic Village. ...

  7. As grumbles over 'Olympic tea' simmer, Yunnan retains warm, unique character

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of official 'Olympic tea'. But shops such as this one and plantations across the province are not revelling in its reviving qualities. Last year, the pu'er leaf was costing more than ... of course, tea. Kunming, the capital of 1.1 million where the Olympic torch arrives today, is a far cry from the smogtropolises expanding apace elsewhere in provinces to the east and north. Poets ...

  8. Health bites

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the London Olympics. In his study, Craig Sharp, from the Centre for Sports Medicine and Human Performance at Brunel University, notes that humans can run at a maximum speed of 37.6 km/h. Usain Bolt ...

  9. Mainland assesses health risks for Olympics

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... in place for next year's Olympics. The four-tier rating system is designed to reflect each eatery's hygiene and food safety precautions. Health officials will publish a safe-restaurant guide for locals and the 500,000 tourists expected to come for the Olympics. Jin Dapeng, director of the Beijing Municipal Health Bureau, said restaurants would be ordered to undergo a revamp ...

  10. ROUTINE maintenance

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... shaving products from London's Truefitt & Hill, Australian Olympic swimmer Michael Klim's Milk & Co skincare range and the Japanese-inspired Kyoku for Men line. The latest ... trendsetter'. London-based Gentlemen's Tonic, which chose Hong Kong for its first overseas branch, offers traditional therapies such as facials, as well as eye treatments, eyebrow shaping ...




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