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  1. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Demeter who blessed the athletes before the Games started. Unmarried women were allowed to watch some of the events, but married women had to stay at home and wait for their husbands to come back ... athlete never crossed the mind of a Greek man. The ancient Olympics were an all-male affair because they were organised to show Zeus, the king of the gods, the strongest and most powerful male ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/591897/beijing-2008-olympic-games
  2. Novice feels sting in dragon's tail

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... members range from public relations women in their 30s to young married couples to middle-aged men. But it's a close-knit group; there's plenty of banter and laughter during the warm-up. ... to the water, including more than 140 teams in Stanley, I make a date with the Altius Dragons to find out what all the fuss is about. I have never been on a dragon boat before but, as someone who leads ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969222/novice-feels-sting-dragons-tail
  3. Royal endorsement

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... is something Hong Kong will never forget. One city normally gets the games and this is a wonderful situation where we have two [and more] and that is special.' When the 32-year-old princess ... to and during the games,' says the princess, who is married to UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who operates the all-conquering Godolphin racing operation. Equestrian sport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/559549/royal-endorsement
  4. Gambling Watch addicted to meddling

    Posted Oct 06th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... it or not, our friends at Gambling Watch buy a house and they are gambling on the property market not falling. When they marry, they take a 50-50 gamble that it won't end in divorce. When ... experience grows commensurately. And you have the option- it has never been compulsory- of backing the horses of your choice to see how your judgment stacks up. For most, a bet on the horses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/473052/gambling-watch-addicted-meddling
  5. Tie contemplates future after loss

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The 33-year-old, who is married to Hong Kong player Tang Peng, has previously suggested she could quit the sport to raise a child. 'I have said I would only consider my future after the London ... assistance.' Tie, the world No 10, only had herself to blame as she put Hong Kong under pressure after losing the opening match to Dang Yeseo, a player to whom she had never lost before. After failing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014130/tie-contemplates-future-after-loss
  6. China's golden 50

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... would be well prepared and a big threat. But that Athens debacle when they finished fifth is never far from their thoughts and keeps their feet on the ground. Zou Kai, 24 Men's floor ... Olympic dream never ends,' she said recently. 'And I am more mentally mature. Unlike the mentality that I must be the champion in Beijing, I am now enjoying the sport.' Two-time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007797/chinas-golden-50
  7. Operation Yao Ming

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... by the authorities to marry, with the aim of producing an outstanding athlete and bringing glory to the mainland. In Operation Yao Ming, Larmer painstakingly recounts how Yao was, in effect, created. His ... national team and saw only deadness in their eyes... Ma was only nineteen, a rookie guard, but he had seen that look all his life. It was the numb expression of athletes who had never made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541956/operation-yao-ming
  8. Stand by your fan

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... isn't an option. However, you could try going to bed early with a good book and earplugs, have a late night out with like-minded friends or stock up on DVDs you'd never watch together ... partners if you're single. Choose your teams Even being a supporter yourself doesn't guarantee an easy life with a soccer fanatic. Pirrie says he was wise enough to marry a soccer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/552163/stand-your-fan
  9. 2007 Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to bring home to Happy Valley the first title in his nine-year career and his biggest pay cheque- HK$1.2 million. 'I've never played better,' said Fu. 'But there were periods ... Wai-kei married long-time sweetheart Ho Chi-ho in March and later in the year their Hong Kong teammate, Chan King-yin, also tied the knot. All three are in the running for an Olympic berth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/620508/2007-hong-kong

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