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  1. Long march to London: will Mao's poems inspire volleyball team?

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Can Mao Zedong's poetry rekindle the fighting spirit of the Chinese women's volleyball team in time for next year's London Olympics? The team, with only five ... course on some of Mao's poems, the China Volleyball Association said on its website. The study and reading of the poems represent another sign of a revived push for 'red culture' ...

  2. Carrying the full weight of a nation's great expectations

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou A girl from Mao's home town is hoping to capture the first gold Yang Lian prides herself on being born in the same town as Chairman Mao- though 88 years after the man who ... to capture a gold on home soil and kick-start what might be an unprecedented haul. 'I would paint Chairman Mao's portrait on my forehead if I earn the chance to compete in the Beijing ...

  3. Brazilian theme packs them in at Ivy Ball

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the east coast,' said Debra Mao, co-chairwoman of the ball. ...

  4. Big boost as inline hockey gets Games nod

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Loran Mao, president of the Hong Kong Federation of Roller Sports, made the announcement at the YMCA Inline Hockey League annual awards dinner on Wednesday. 'It's great news for our sport and gives our young players a clear target to aim for,' Mao said. Mao also confirmed that inline hockey will be included in the mainland's National Sports Games (For Non-Olympic ...

  5. Olympics on display

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu The Beijing Olympics will play a starring role in the Lunar New Year fireworks display over Victoria Harbour. Wilson Mao Wai-shing, the display's producer, said the most technically challenging scene is the fifth, when the Chinese characters for 'Beijing' will light up the sky, along with '2008'. Of the 10 fireworks scenes on the night of February ...

  6. Sporting premier wins over Japanese

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While sport has been used to stir up national rivalries, it has also helped ease strained relations. The famous ping-pong diplomacy between China and the United States in the 1970s heralded a thaw in Sino-US ties. The two nations have had a frosty relationship since Mao Zedong 's Communist Party came to power in 1949. In 1971, the US table tennis team was invited ...

  7. Rolling Stones invited to China GP

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Rock music legends the Rolling Stones have been asked to perform at the Formula One China Grand Prix international carnival in Shanghai in October. Mao Xiaohan, general ... with the Rolling Stones,' said Mao. 'Nothing has been finalised yet, but we are very confident that they will come to Shanghai. Hopefully, we will have a concert on the Saturday night [October ...

  8. Hard hitters

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... also achieved international recognition. Ironically, the country's political leaders today are not as well known as their predecessors. Mao Zedong led for decades until his death. Now, ...

  9. Shenhua star Ng looking forward to home comforts on HK return

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... international Li Weifeng, who broke his nose in a recent international friendly. Shenhua, who finished fourth in the China Super League last season, boast other top mainland players like Mao Jianqing, ...

  10. Caroliners prove no match for classy Shenhua

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

    ... The visitors gradually took control of the match and dominated the entire second half. Mao Jianqin missed a golden opportunity to put Shenhua ahead when his powerful shot from the right was denied ...




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