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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    News in brief

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 09:34am by Linda Yeung

    ... In the 2012 London Games, Nguyen won double Olympic gymnastics silver medals and the first all-round gymnastics medal for Germany since the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin.   Professors pick ... the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.  For five years running, the UK has been the top overseas study destination for Hong Kong students.   German Olympic hero to share his memories Olympic ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Sport for children

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... Julie McGuire familypost@scmp.com Why schools must rise to the challenge My family enjoyed watching the Olympic Games. Both my children are sporty but their school doesn't seem to encourage competitive sport. How is this is going to help my children develop a competitive attitude or produce Olympic athletes of the future? The Olympic Games has, in Britain at least, inspired ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BOLLYWOOD

    Flying Sikh in Bollywood biopic

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... partition in 1947 and went on to compete at the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games. We all grew up with the folklore of Milkha; he's a larger-than-life figure for us Rakeysh Mehra His rise to elite ... at both the Asian and Commonwealth Games, never fulfilled his dream of winning an Olympic medal. The director says his film is decidedly "un-Bollywood", deviating from the typical ...

  4. Property - International - RECONSTRUCTION

    Rethink urged on revamp of '60 s chic hotel in Tokyo

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16am by James King

    ... to force a rethink. The Tokyo Olympic Games of 2020 may be the impetus behind the decision to destroy the main hotel building in favour of a 38-storey steel-and-glass tower expansion, but Brule ... will drop, that people realise what they have. "Tokyo is working hard to re-establish itself as a financial hub. They've got all this momentum with the Olympics, but when you have amazing ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - INSIGHT

    Insight: take time out to smell the roses

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by DR LAU YUK-KING

    ... during the school year. To have some time to be a housewife and mother is so enjoyable. This summer, the Olympic Games have added fun and enjoyment. As we watched them, we talked about ... in the afternoon and watched the Olympics with my family at night. Every time I've finished an article, I've taken a break. One Friday I went to Cheung Chau with my husband, and I went ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - NON-FICTION CHARMAINE CHAN

    Firehorse; Laura Ingallis Wilder; Doctors Who Killed

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan: e- and audiobook reviews for September 16 Firehorse by Elizabeth Mitchell Byliner (e-book)   The ending of Firehorse will send you straight to the internet to find out whether Neville Bardos, the 16.5-hand protagonist with attitude, made it to the Olympic Games in London. Such are the storytelling skills of Elizabeth Mitchell that you pace yourself to prolong ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - NONFICTION CHARMAINE CHAN

    Dearie; Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder; The Corruption of Malcolm Gladwell

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Disorder by Dave Barter Phased Publications (e-books)   Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder gives you an idea of why the British were champions of the sport at the Olympic Games in London. Dave ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health

    Women embrace extra weight- in the gym

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:14pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... and women's weightlifting was only introduced at the 2000 Olympic Games. But women are learning that regular weight and strength training does not make you muscle-bound. "Unless you considerably ... of lifting weights. And not lightweight dumb-bells either, but Olympic barbells with dead lifts, squats and presses on the agenda. Twenty-two per cent of American women reported lifting weights ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Architect Ken Shuttleworth was born to design beautiful buildings

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... 2012 Olympic Games; the Cube in Birmingham, a striking, mixed-use development; the St Paul's Information Centre, a kiosk next to St Paul's Cathedral in London, which Shuttleworth says ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong universities offer courses tailored to the schedules of athletes

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:06am by CHRIS LAU

    ... medal from last year's London Olympic Games, used to take Bible classes online. I was forced to drop out [of a course] because there wasn't enough support li pui-ki, athlete "I ... the public, following Hong Kong wind-surfer Lee Lai-shan's first-ever Olympic gold medal for the city. In 2009, the East Asian Games Education Fund was established, and the government also ...




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