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  1. Olympics a learning experience

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Name: Hannah Wilson School: Island School Grade: Year Nine Sport: Swimming and athletics Statistics: Hannah qualified for the Athens Olympics when she timed 57.60 seconds- a new Hong Kong record- in the 100-metre freestyle earlier this year. Born and raised in Hong Kong, the 15-year-old finally got the all-clear from the International Olympic Committee to compete ...

  2. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A learning experience Chinese schools are to hold special games education classes for the country's 400 million pupils. Bocog has published textbooks for the 'Beijing 2008 Primary and High School Students Olympic Education Plan', which will see schools teach topics like 'the origin and historical development of the Olympics', 'Olympic ...

  3. letters

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Banning of Olympic torch relay is wrong I think the article 'International torch relays for Olympics banned' (South China Morning Post, March 28) is meaningful. The Olympic Games is an international activity, and a meaningful one. An important part of the Olympics is the international torch relay. It symbolises that the countries taking part have a good relationship with each other. ...

  4. Medal success spurs support for Games bid

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Mandy Zhou

    ... Mandy Zhou Hong Kong's success at the Asian Games in Guangzhou has led more people to support a bid to host the 2023 event, Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing said yesterday. ... of hosting the Asian Games. The government budgeted up to HK$14.5 billion which was later revised to HK$6 billion. The survey of 5,000 students found that less than one in four objected to Hong ...

  5. letters

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My thanks to the Olympics Previously I have only been a spectator of the Olympics, watching the events on TV. However, from May to July this year, I participated in a joint-school debating competition organised in celebration of the 2008 Games. All the topics debated were related to the Olympics, and I learned a lot about the history of the Games. Over the last two months, standing ...

  6. An Olympic warm-up

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

    ... Rebecca Tsui Booths help public understand the Games Agroup of university students are getting into the Olympic spirit by organising a number of booths related to next year's Games. As interest in the Games continues to gather momentum, about 230 Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) students have decided to set up several Olympic-related booths at the Run With Your Heart charity ...

  7. Learn English in the run-up to the Olympics

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The 2008 Olympic Games are fast approaching. Sport and language are being combined in a project involving 5,000 students from Hong Kong, the mainland and Britain in the run-up to next ... opportunity. KENNY TSANG TSZ-HIN TWGHS Lui Yun Choy Memorial College Thanks for your letter Kenny. That sounds like a fabulous project. The Olympic Games will really put the international spotlight ...

  8. Torch relay to head to Beijing

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui With 50 days to go to the largest sporting gala in town, the on-going Hong Kong schools' East Asian Games torch relay programme will cruise into Beijing next month. The torch relay got underway with the September start of the new school term. It kicked off at the Tai Po Old Market Public School, with the aim of promoting the Games among students. The torch ...

  9. My Olympics

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... and the Olympic Games is a big event for this country,' the year-two education student at Beijing's Capital Normal University said in Cantonese. 'University students have a social ... but also by its role as host of this year's Olympics. Beijing had changed a lot in the past two years for the Games, she pointed out. 'I'm touched when I see how much this city has ...

  10. Step up and celebrate the Games

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Vitarobics- a new form of exercise- will be used to mark the 100-day countdown to the Beijing Olympic Games Vitarobics, a new aerobic dance programme aimed at people of all ages, will be part of the activities celebrating the 100-day countdown to the Olympic Games in Beijing. More than 200 schools and kindergartens have already enrolled for the event and a series ...




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