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  1. Olympic spirit get its just deserts

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Tragically the Olympics come only once every four years; entrepreneurs could make so much more money out of the Games if they were ... to include an Olympic torch dessert. It's brought to your table with the torch on a little podium- and even includes a medal. When you've completed the final lap of your main course, you ...

  2. Rider of the Century Todd can't resist the lure of Hong Kong's Olympic stage

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... to his horse. His final Olympics in Sydney in 2000 was a difficult period as a British tabloid printed allegations of cocaine use. There was no proof and no positive test, and during the games ... Olympics, it is not his double Olympic gold winner whose name elicits recognition, but the three racehorses he has sold to Hong Kong. As a collective, Hong Kong most likely has no recollection ...

  3. One world, one nightmare- our very own Olympian squanderfest

    Posted Jul 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'We can... provide a resounding echo to the 2008 Olympic slogan of 'one world, one dream.'' Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen SO A CITY ... the 2008 Olympic equestrian events. The Olympics have gold, silver and bronze, and the Jockey Club has win, place and show. What is more, there will be six of each medal in these events ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Purton's Jockeys' Championship bid heats up with a double

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 10:29pm by Michael Cox

    ... Folks for much of the straight. "There always seems to be some fly in the ointment for him, he had to carry a big weight and he had them on his outside keeping them honest. He is as game ... serve a three-month ban on the sidelines. "He is just like the other one- he is unbelievably game, not too many win when they bleed like that," Purton said. "The great thing about ...

  5. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Experience to help Delight find the winner's circle

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:24pm by Alan Aitken

    ... then lifted his game under Demuro's riding and, although still green and unsure of his job, he came on again to cut two lengths off the leaders in the run down the straight. It was the second ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Forget BC and AD- Moreira ensures it's now BM and AM

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 07:19pm by Michael Cox

    ... ourselves, and try to prove we are good enough to ride winners. We just have to keep our heads down and ride hard. It’s a tough game for us, but we are working hard.” Ho has been booked ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Purton can produce a Triple Trio Smile on his return

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:28pm by Michael Cox

    ... seemed to work against the gelding's natural game, as he had been ridden handy in his previous starts- even in a hard-run straight race over 1,000m. This time from gate four he will be well positioned and allowed to play his natural game a touch closer in a race with a couple of obvious speed influences. Hey Cheers (Douglas Whyte) has to get across from barrier 11, and the 1,600m start ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Life's great mysteries- and why Zac doesn't ride for Size, Cruz, and now Moore

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 08:17pm by Michael Cox

    ... in” move in a high stakes game. ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Purton could still snatch the title, warns rampant Moreira

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:44pm by Michael Cox

    ... it's a very tough game. I never expected it to be as tough as it is," he said. "The handicappers keep the racing tight and in the last 200m there isn't much difference between ...

  10. Sports Quiz

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are the 2009 East Asian Games to be held? 4. Whose NHL career goal-scoring record did Mark Messier pass this week? 5. Who rode Makybe Diva to Melbourne Cup victory? 6. Olympic hurdler John Akii-Bua ran ... 9. South Korea's Ahn Shi-hyun is: (a) a downhill skier. (b) a golfer. (c) a soccer player. (d) a marathon runner. 10. In which city were the second modern summer Olympic Games held? 1. ...




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