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  1. City keeps its vow to deliver 'People's Games'

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's own cycling heroine Lee Wai-sze among them- these Games are also living up the hackneyed, chintzy moniker 'The People's Games'. The UK's politicians, ... nation in the throes of a deep recession would be unable to summon the Olympic spirit and raise its game to a high enough level. Worse, it had to impress after Beijing's logistical ...

  2. Soccer hero is the people's favourite

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa South China striker Chan Siu-ki (pictured) has topped public voting for the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards, beating Wong Kam-po, from cycling, Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin (squash) and Sherry Tsai Hiu-wai (swimming). More than 20,000 people voted onli ...

  3. People's republic of desire

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... Annie Wang Nowadays, everybody in Lulu's circle plays golf. Just as they were into drinking coffee five years ago, and wearing Nike shoes 10 years ago, golf is the latest craze among young Beijingers. Lulu's friends, Niuniu and Beibei, both play ...

  4. Shanghai to stage first bullfights

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... hopes to pack the 80,000-seat Shanghai Stadium for the fights over the National Day holiday on October 6. Organisers have promised spectators the bullfighting will have an 'original Spanish ...

  5. The Chinese girl who gave Kazakhstan a Games lift

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and raised in Hunan province and moved to Kazakhstan in 2008 after the national team from the central Asian nation saw her potential during a visit to Hunan a year earlier, Xinhua said. ... where nationality transfers are allowed, the Olympic Charter requires a three-year 'cooling off' period except where it is waived by the country of origin. Due to fierce competition, ...

  6. McQueen hits his stride as HK look to defend title

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will be okay,' Hong Kong national coach Dai Rees said. With temperatures rising to 45 degrees Celsius and humidity at 85 per cent, conditions were brutal. But Hong Kong stayed cool and, with workmanlike ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Build-up to Olympics gathers pace

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu All new venues for the 2008 Olympics, including the national conference centre, the athletes' village and the press village, would be under construction by the end of the year, Beijing Mayor Wang Qishan told the Beijing People's Political Consultative Congress. 'We will speed up the construction of roads and municipal facilities surrounding the venues ...

  9. Underperforming Beijing turn to local government to end slump

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing Beijing Hyundai have turned to the city government in an attempt to halt their worrying slide towards the foot of the Chinese National Football League. The club's 2-0 defeat at home to Inter Shanghai saw them slip to second from bottom in the table after a run of only one win in 11 matches. Perhaps learning from their Shanghai rivals, who have benefited ...

  10. 852 days to go

    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... population. But in China, that presents a monumental challenge. Chinese are not particularly sporty, as nations go, but ambitious plans are afoot to use the Olympics as a lever to get the average Zhou ... no fewer than 600,000 basketball courts around the country, one for every village in the nation. Aside from basketball nets, each court will have two table tennis tables. They chose basketball ...




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