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  1. An all-action sports lover and talented journalist

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... David Simmons Former South China Morning Post staffer Tony Allison, who died last Wednesday aged 59, will be remembered for his love for sports and a swift rise through the newsroom ranks ... to the University of Natal to study law. Despite his law degree, Allison decided to pursue a career in journalism and in the late 1970s, he joined The Natal Witness as a sports sub-editor where his skills ...

  2. Elite sports bodies 'fail to spot talent'

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The government must review and reform its sports policies if promising athletes are to get the right training and support, sports experts say. The warning ... local athletes, three of whom had not been rated as top class by city sports organisations and had received inferior treatment and support. Whether these athletes end up on the team ...

  3. Institute signs deal with 5 mainland bodies

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Hong Kong Sports Institute has signed a deal with five mainland sports bodies to boost co-operation in areas such as scientific research on competitive sports, sports medicine support and training of athletes. The five mainland sports institutes are the China Institute of Sport Science, National Institute of Sports Medicine, Beijing Sport University, Wuhan ...

  4. HK$150m sought for arts and sport

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The Home Affairs Bureau has suggested injecting HK$150 million into the Arts and Sport Development Fund. In a paper presented to the Legislative Council, the bureau said more support for the arts was needed in light of the development of the West Kowloon Cultural District, and the fund also served as an important source of support for advancing sports. ...

  5. Paying a high price for sports stardom

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of glory. Both had dedicated their lives to bringing China sporting success. Guo has spoken of struggling for 16 years to strike Olympic gold. Athletics is, by its nature, a short-lived career. ... China's Olympic athletes were deservedly treated as heroes when they returned from the Athens Games with a record haul of gold medals. But the prince and princess of diving have had ...

  6. Deal signed to promote sport in the region

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Top officials from Guangdong and Macau signed a deal with Hong Kong yesterday to promote sports in the region. Under the Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau Sports Exchange and Co-operation agreement, the three sides will strengthen co-operation on sports in five areas. These are the training of talented young athletes to take part in the Olympics, encouraging the public ...

  7. Call for everyone to play sport

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... days and a wide variety of activities in the city's 18 districts. It is one of the largest, and oldest, annual sporting activities in Hong Kong. The FOS is sponsored by the Bank of China ... Annual extravaganza encourages locals to be more active It's time to move your body! The 51st Festival of Sport (FOS) officially kicked off at Times Square last weekend. The annual ...

  8. Awards help to boost school sports culture

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell Nearly $300,000 in cash prizes went unclaimed in a new junior sports award scheme which offered $500 to an outstanding student from every primary and secondary school ... Student Sports Awards. More than 1,800 people, including athletes, parents, sports stars and school teachers, attended the presentation ceremony at the Convention and Exhibition Centre last ...

  9. Million-dollar boost for Hong Kong sports

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... and exhibitions around Hong Kong from now until the end of June. The festival is organised by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural ... Jonathan Powell National Sports Associations (NSAs) were presented with a total of $1,070,640 during the opening of the Festival of Sport at Wan Chai Sports Ground on Sunday. The awards ...

  10. Sports experts set for next Olympics

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui After contributing to the Beijing Olympics, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's (PolyU) sports experts are planning to help mainland athletes prepare for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. The PolyU received a number of appreciation letters from China's national sports teams for their work leading up to and during the Beijing Olympics. Yan Siduo, ...




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