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  1. Get the inside run into the 2008 Olympic Games

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... up last year to organise and handle the equestrian events and activities of the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to be held in Hong Kong. Nancy Pang Ng Lai-fan, director of promotion ... and communications activities. The job will be good until September 2008, when the Games will be completed. The right candidate will have a passion to contribute to the Olympics, and possess an outgoing ...

  2. HK officials have done little to promote Olympic Games

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... banks promoting their special credit cards. Perhaps people in Sha Tin can feel more because they get to see one of the Olympic venues. The Olympic Games is a major event. Do our officials think ... the scheduled Olympic competition in Hong Kong to start and finish with few hiccups. If that is what happens, then it will be the quietest Games event ever held, where the competing riders will only ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. HK's Olympics

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The International Olympic Committee has chosen Hong Kong to stage the equestrian events of the 2008 Olympic Games, which are being hosted by Beijing. What do you think of this decision and what will it mean for Hong Kong? Share your views: write to us ...

  5. letters

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asian Games would be a vanity project The possibility of Hong Kong hosting the Asian Games has stirred controversy. Although much of the public seems to oppose the idea, the government seems intent on hosting the games. I believe the reason behind the government's decision is simple vanity. Officials enjoy being in the international spotlight. Contrary to their claims, ...

  6. Public's support is the key to Games' success

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to put on a good show. Like last year's successful Olympic Games equestrian competition and the sell-out Australia-New Zealand rugby union clash at Hong Kong Stadium, the East Asian Games ... Asian Games in December will be an opportunity to bolster our reputation for hosting big events and become a regional sporting venue. But the Games have so far failed to generate any excitement ...

  7. The history of the Olympics on display

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the British Museum. The Ancient Olympic Games features pieces including the famous ancient Roman statue Discobolus (The Discus Thrower), pottery gold and medals which explore the relationship between the ancient and modern Olympic Games. Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Trustees of the British Museum, the exhibition illustrates ancient Olympia ...

  8. Olympic trip for contest winners

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Hong Kong children between the ages of 10 and 14 have the chance to express their feelings about the Olympic Games through art and win a trip to next year's Beijing ... how the Olympic Games connect different cultures and capture the Beijing theme- One World, One Dream'. Contestants have to submit their artworks by February 22 next year. Two lucky ...

  9. Race begins for Olympics tickets

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Tickets for next year's Olympic Games went on sale on the mainland yesterday, but it was still unclear how many will be available to Hong Kong residents wanting to see ... to the rest of the world- including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, according to Rong Jun, director of the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games ticketing department. But Mr Rong said Bocog ...

  10. HK left in dark over equestrian Games tickets

    Posted Mar 27th 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott With 500 days to go before the opening of the Beijing Olympics, officials in Hong Kong still don't know how many locals will be able to attend the equestrian events being staged here. The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games (Bocog) has previously said at least 50 per cent of tickets for the Games will be reserved for mainlanders and the rest ...




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