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  1. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... breakthroughs in Beijing, doing even better than 12.91,' Sun said. health care firm becomes 12th worldwide sponsor Health care products giant Johnson & Johnson has signed on as the 12th ... banned distance star sun to have another dope test China's banned distance runner Sun Yingjie this weekend will receive a random test from the IAAF, world's athletics governing ...

  2. Ready for the Olympics- and beyond?

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Robert Wilson

    ... rates, improve community morale and volunteerism, reduce long-term health-care costs, and a myriad other benefits associated with sport and a healthy lifestyle. A new policy for sport is needed. ... in the past. Fifty years ago, as part of the public housing programme, the government began building recreational facilities, but instead of encouraging the community to organise activity, the Urban ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are suffering from some form of mental illness. Patients usually have a very long wait, before they can see a specialist. The government has to allocate more resources in this area of health care ... health care can improve in Hong Kong. Leung Ka-man, Choi Wan ...

  4. The gods are on our side for Beijing 2008

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

    ... democratic development, environmental conservation, income disparity, health care, education, housing, social security- the list could go on and on. These are also problems that the government openly ... opportunity to pick on China and gain international attention. In Hong Kong, we have witnessed the awkward performances of legislators Martin Lee Chu-ming and Anson Chan Fang On-sang and, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With Olympics over, time to inspire a sporting life

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... to enhance community well-being- physical and psychological. But greater participation is crucial not just to improve health and reduce the burden on our health care system. Championing sporting ... Hongkongers to change their sedentary lifestyles Time to inspire a sporting life As the euphoria over the London Olympics fades, how can we sustain public enthusiasm for sports? How many couch ...

  6. Challenges ahead of getting show on the road

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... normally see in Hong Kong,' she said. Zingaro horses require specific care, and the Hong Kong Jockey Club has planned every detail down to the 24-hour health care for the horses, ensuring ... The show will be jointly presented by the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and sponsored by Bank of China (Hong Kong) and Hermes. Tisa Ho, executive ...

  7. Our very public obsession

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Speaking of soccer, some 2,800 fans - some having camped in line for up to four days - were in the queue for the Real Madrid exhibition match when tickets went on sale on Thursday. This got me thinking about Hong Kong's soccer obsession, specifically ...

  8. Fok urges public to get involved

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Hong Kong sports supremo Timothy Fok Tsun-ting has appealed for active public participation in voting for their favourite athletes in the annual Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards. Fok, president of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC), wants the people to show their support for the athletes now that online public voting kicked off ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - RIGHT FIELD

    Maradona at China helm would be irresistible

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... that are allowed to be publicly shamed in China, but the CFA is a source of open scorn. Their ineptitude and corruption redefine the genre in a country rife with both. And since everything in football ... The perpetually disgraced Maradona would be a perfect fit as coach of the China national soccer team Match made in heaven and hell Some matches are made in heaven and some are made ...

  10. Liu's plight a mark of China's gold obsession

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... stood up, it had out-sprinted and out-jumped the powerhouse athletes and nations of the day. His win ushered in a new era for Chinese sport and whispered promises about China's second ... as a portent of a nation awaking and growing powerful. He was China, and China owned him. But then came a bitter blow- a cruel twist to the story line that only sport can deliver. In front ...




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