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  1. Olympic strokes

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of an art exhibition featuring the work of Chinese painters being staged during the London Olympics. With the Olympics underway, more than 200 Chinese artists are due to arrive at London ... of the works was not as good as that of the London show. Still, just like with a marathon event in the Olympics, the Chinese artists are in it for the long haul, and when they touch down tomorrow, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Creative Cities Collection: 500 Chinese and International Artists

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Fine Arts Commission requested a sequel painting to represent Hong Kong at the 2012 London Olympics. Millennium Odyssey 2: From the Great Wall to the River Thames- Embrace the World (below) ... at the Barbican Centre in London this week, with 500 works from the other Olympics member countries around the world. A fitting conclusion to an incredible life's journey- but certainly not the end. ...

  4. The Beijing 2008 Olympics Games

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... a small piece of gummed paper that you buy to stick on a letter if you want to send it by post c. beauty of movement C Has London got it wrong? The Olympic Games never stand still. While ... public to the 2012 London Olympics logo when it was first unveiled? a. supportive b. hostile 6. What does the adjective 'puerile' mean? a. silly and childish b. beautiful and effective ...

  5. HK sport boss hails Games success

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... these people witnessed the most successful Olympic Games ever.' Mr Fok met officials from the London Olympic Games Organising Committee (Locog) yesterday, and was told the British were under great ... and officials from all over the world, according to Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, president of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee. 'Before the start of the Games, there were a lot of doubts about ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... jingoistic, but I think we knocked the spots off Beijing last night London Mayor Boris Johnson on the Olympics opening ceremony ...

  7. Green Games in focus

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Three mainland students received rare access to a British minister this week as she visited Beijing to see the city's Olympic preparations. The students, Beijing representatives of the British Council's Young Climate Change Awareness Ambassadors Programme, asked Tessa Jowell, the minister responsible for London's 2012 Olympics, about Britain's ...

  8. Beijing trumps London ballyhoo

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... and the world has switched its attention to London 2012, the people of Beijing will be examining what is the legacy of the games. It's always a sticky wicket, because some Olympics are bigger than ... the greatest long-term benefits of any host city since Barcelona. 'London will be the most successful Olympic Games since Barcelona in 1992 in terms of its regeneration legacy. As the next three ...

  9. No pain, no gain

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... literally. Fire broke out at derelict warehouse on the proposed Olympic green in east London, sending a black plume of smoke across London's iconic skyline, inspiring headlines writers ... The flames back in London were fuelled further when more highly flammable material was poured on to Jowell's red-hot Olympic file a few days later. The British media went into mocking, scolding, ...

  10. Clean-air pledge in wake of Gebrselassie bombshell

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... agent said the star would still run in the 10,000m race, but would wait until the London Olympics in 2012 to run in the classic event. His ultimate aim is to run a marathon in two hours ... and will be clean for the Olympics,' Bocog spokesman Sun Weide said. 'They should check the facts again.' He refused to be drawn on whether Bocog would seek to have the distance ace ...




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