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  1. Sport - ATHLETICS

    Germany bars amputee long jumper

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... jumper from their team for the European Championships, saying the athlete's carbon-fibre prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage. Paralympic champion Markus Rehm won the long jump ... battle to win eligibility to compete in the Olympics. He ran in the 400m and 4x400m relay at the 2011 world championships and 2012 London Games. ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs

    Video games as a global spectator sport

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu There is a new breed of professional armchair athlete. Make some room for the e-sport heroes Action stations An Olympic event it isn't (yet) but professional video game ... together a beginner's guide on how to enjoy the four games on show- StarCraft II, League of Legends, Ultra Street Fighter IV and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Let the games begin. ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Rangers may release just one of two Hong Kong players for Asian Games

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:14pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Rangers may release just one player for Incheon Premier League side Rangers are considering releasing one of two players to the Under-23 Asian Games squad ... yesterday. "We don't understand why we have to start our season on that day with two of our best players having to play in the Asian Games. "The opening match is always important ...

  4. Paralympics put disabled on track to success

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... at disabled games, there remain public prejudices against the physically disabled which organisers hope the Paralympics will help dispel. That is also Wang's wish. There has never been any time ... Greater acceptance and better facilities should follow Games, writes Chloe Lai Wang Juan walks smoothly into a cafe looking every inch the athlete in her black T-shirt and blue jeans. ...

  5. Paralympics open with a show of harmony

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing wowed the world again with mass choreography and spectacular fireworks as it opened the biggest ever Paralympics at the National Stadium. To live up to the Beijing Paralympics motto of 'Two Games with Equal Splendour', more than 6,000 performers, 700 of them disabled, put on a dazzling show based on the idea of harmonious relations among 'heaven, ...

  6. Inner strength of riders will amaze crowds, says organiser

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Riders who are paralysed or have both legs missing will impress Hong Kong spectators at the Paralympic Games with their inner strength and determination, Equestrian Company ... the facilities would go to the Riding for the Disabled Association and several local riding schools as the 'hardware legacy' of the Paralympic Games. 'Yet what I think is more important ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protesters, police get all tangled up in the numbers game

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all tangled up in numbers There we go again over the numbers game. Police said about 111,000 people took part in the protest against Occupy Central ... and Chow's alliance are equally prone to exaggerating the number of their supporters at rallies they organise. Every year, we go through this numbers game, though usually it's the pan-dems ...

  8. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Mainland gaming firm CMGE gains from greater smartphone penetration

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Gaming company on course to have 80 million users of its smartphone application as it announces second-quarter profit of 54.9m yuan App maker on track with key target China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group (CMGE) is on track to pre-install its gaming application in more than 80 million smartphones this year and launch its own original game ...

  9. Rainbow duo sing song of inspiration

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

    ... in journalism at Peking University and she hosts her own show, Sang Lan Olympics 2008, on Star TV. Sang was back in the US last month as an ambassador for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing ... who was a member of China's national women's gymnastics team, suffered severe spinal injuries when she fell while competing at the Goodwill Games in New York in 1998 ...

  10. How Paralympic fencer added sculls to her skills

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the Games, an event that was just recognised at this year's event. 'Holding the Olympics ourselves is the dream for many Chinese. It's not easy to be qualified for the Paralympics ... Paralympics, Cho says she was satisfied with her 10th place. Her rowing best was a silver medal at the Asian Games, but her injury dropped her to 13th in the world rankings before Beijing. Although she ...




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