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  1. Red Cross in Olympian effort

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... last month to bring the Olympic sporting spirit to children in Hong Kong. As part of the two-month countdown celebration for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the fun day brought together 100 ... and their parents come together to enjoy a day of sports and games,' said Brian Cusson, UPS senior vice-president. The whole event mimicked the format of the real Olympic Games. It kicked off ...

  2. Quake horror demands an Olympian response

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Officialdom's rare show of compassion needs to be taken further, writes Peter Simpson What now for Olympic China? How best to honour the dead from Monday's dreadful calamity when the world comes together to celebrate the unifying powers of sport on August 8? How can the Games in 82 days meet at least some of the high expectations the world had of the Beijing Olympics? August ...

  3. Despite worries, the Games have gone well

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Since Beijing won the bid seven years ago to host the 2008 Olympics, there has been no lack of criticism of the decision to stage the Games in a Communist Party-ruled country ... on the eve of the Games upset state leaders, their nightmares about security during the Olympics have turned out to be just that- so far, at least. Then there was the problem of traffic gridlock. ...

  4. Brewing the perfect Olympic storm

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aspect of the Games gets a gold medal-grade kicking, be it the ever-spiralling costs, allegedly muddled organisation, the changing plans, thinning green credentials, or the diluted post-Olympic ... for the 2012 Games- the huge #9.3 billion (HK$139 billion) budget also looking fancifully low. A big concern is not pre-selling enough of the 3,300 flats being built in the Olympic village. (It ...

  5. Cab Chat

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... will be attacked by terrorists. If terrorists really want to cause disruption to the Olympic Games, I think they would prefer launching attacks in Beijing rather than in Hong Kong, as the impact would ... have to be very alert and ensure the safety of all important guests who have come to watch the equestrian events. I feel very proud and happy that China is hosting the Olympic Games this year. ...

  6. China's pursuit of gold an endeavour that excludes the majority

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the Olympic Games as sport alone. It regards the final medal tally as a commentary on China's standing as a superpower in every sense of the term and, by all accounts, drives its Olympic athletes ... to three. I say this apropos of the headline in our Olympics supplement yesterday on China's medal victories- 'Red storm rising, new superpower emerges'. Yes indeed, hurdles today, ...

  7. Olympic voices

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wu Shuang, 26, manager of Chongqing-style hotpot restaurant near the 'Bird's Nest'. As a Chinese citizen, I am happy about the Beijing Olympic Games. The stories of Olympic ... earthquake just three months ago. The government should use its strength to help ordinary people on lower incomes. While the Beijing Olympic Games earn honour for every Chinese, the Games also bring ...

  8. Olympic exhibitions

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Young Post intern Alison Lee An exhibition will help Hongkongers learn more about the origins of the world's most celebrated sporting festival, the Olympic Games. The Ancient Olympic Games, jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the British Museum, offers an opportunity to appreciate masterpieces from ancient Greece. The exhibition ...

  9. Quake victims 'will be remembered at Games'

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Peter Simpson

    ... victims during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in three months. Wang Hui, director of media and communications for the Games organiser, assured relatives of those killed or injured in Monday's earthquake in Sichuan province that their loved ones would not be forgotten during the summer's main competition and September's Paralympics. 'The Olympic Games have been supported ...


    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... tragedy in Russia (4.7%) * Athens Olympic games (2.8%) * Yasser Arafat's death (2.8%) * Attacks against US forces and allies in Iraq (2.8%) * Intimidation of and resignations by radio hosts (2.8%) * DBS Bank's accidental dumping of safety deposit boxes (1.9%) * Hong Kong athletes winning a silver medal in the Athens Olympics (1.9%) * 3+3+4 education reforms (1.9%) ...




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