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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Hall of Fame award a boost for women’s rugby, says Anna Richards

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 11:48pm by Staff Reporter

    ... rugby has come. "Now with the inclusion of rugby sevens in the Olympics and the success of the Women's Rugby World Cup, it truly shows the level at which the IRB value women's ...

  2. Olympic crusade

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic Games 2006 ...

  3. Harbour spectacle to open Games

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

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A team of experts who helped produce the Beijing Olympics opening and closing ceremonies is to reprise its role- this time in Victoria Harbour for the 2009 East Asian ... record. 'It has not just worked for the Beijing Olympics, but has also organised opening ceremonies for other similar sports events,' Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Carrie Yau ...

  4. China's Olympic pride and the lessons learned

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China waited a long time to realise its dream of hosting an Olympic Games. Now that the curtain has come down on 17 days of spectacular action, the nation can take pride in what it has ... in the pool and the supreme sprinting ability of Usain Bolt on the track to the all-conquering Chinese gold medallists. This is what the Olympics are all about. But the successful staging of the event ...

  5. Director's documentary tribute puts athletes on centre stage

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhang Zhaoxi spoke to Al Guo Zhang Zhaoxi is director of the popular 10-part television documentary Our Olympics, which looks at the movement's influence on athletes. Zhang discusses the evolution of Chinese athletes and how that change reflects what the Olympic movement has brought to China. How did you make your series stand out from the many other sports documentaries being ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on August 8, the opening day of the Olympics, the Sanqian Daily reports. Police said the suspect, an employee of a Guangxi software company, told 50 netizens to 'wait for the news' as he ... himself. Kelly Chan Viewers illegally watched opening gala online More than 1,600 cases of illegal online viewing of the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony were detected globally within three days ...

  7. Retired athletes to receive HK$14m helping hand

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their needs and hope I can help.' Athletes from 74 national sports associations under the Sports Federation can benefit from the programme, initiated by the International Olympic Committee last year. The programme will be funded for the next three years by the Hong Kong Olympic committee, the government and the private sector. Wong said there would be different levels of support, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Olympics organisers seek global input for Games ceremonies

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang As part of the build-up to the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the Games' opening and closing ceremonies have been thrown open to the world. The event's organising committee, the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, said yesterday it would accept proposals for the ceremonies from home and abroad until July 21. The committee says it is looking ...

  10. Finalists seek place among world elite

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa China's Jiang Yanjiao and Wang Yihan will not only be competing for the title when they meet in the women's singles final of the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open today, but also to consolidate their push to the international pinnacle of the sport. Following the retirement of double Olympic champion Zhang Ning and two-time world champion Xie Xingfang, both Jiang, ...




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