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  1. Limit technology's role in sport

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Phelps, a swimming world-record holder, will promote the latest hi-tech swimsuit in preparation for this year's London Olympics. This reminds us of the debate about the use of technology in sports. What is sport? It is panting, it is sweating, it is unleashing the potential of human muscles. A race is for athletes to compete with each other, not for technicians to battle ...

  2. One year to the Olympics

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The British capital of London had a big party. It was celebrating the one-year countdown for the 2012 Olympic Games. The Olympic games are held every four years. All the best sportsmen and sportswomen compete for their countries. There are many kinds of sport where athletes can win gold, silver or bronze medals. The Games will open on July 27, 2012. The last Olympic Games were held ...

  3. Emerging designers on show in London

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Viv Jones property.post@scmp.com Opening in London tomorrow as part of the wider London Design Week, 100% Design is one of the most important dates in the city's contemporary-design ... in China' and more about products being 'Created in China'. Showing in the Shenzhen pavilion is Chinese designer Zhang Zhoujie (www.zhangzhoujie.com), who graduated from London ...

  4. IOC chief warns i-Cable on London coverage

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Pay-TV operator i-Cable might have to surrender its broadcasting rights to the 2012 Olympic Games in London if its coverage is considered inadequate to reach an audience ... broadcasts of the Olympic Games to the widest possible audience. I-Cable has secured exclusive rights in Hong Kong to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and 2012 London Olympics. The South China ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Samsung takes fight against Apple to New York with S4 launch

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... implications because it's Apple's home ground. This is the first time Samsung has launched its Galaxy S phone in the US." The phone will sport a five-inch screen, slightly larger than ... autumn. Jan Dawson, chief telecommunications analyst at the New York office of the London-based consulting firm Ovum, said: "There's been a drumbeat of rumours about Apple working ...

  6. Cable TV to focus on sport in HD launch

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But One of the city's leading pay-television operators, Cable TV, will launch its first high-definition channels next month with the initial focus placed on sports programmes, including live telecasts of the Uefa Champions League in the upcoming season. Other major broadcasters in the city, including pay-television operator Now TV and free-to-air broadcasters TVB and ATV ...

  7. Government website sports a new look

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The official government website has been given a new look with a fresh design and a refined mobile portal. Bassanio So Chek-leung, the deputy chief information officer, said yesterday the revamp aimed to bring services to the public more direct ...

  8. London hotel welcomes ETV

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE METROPOLITAN in London and its sister hotel, The Halkin, is leading the way in IT refurbishment in Britain with the installation of an ETV system that allows guests to access thousands of CDs, order room service, check e-mail, use the internet or watch TV. Installed last February, the Metropolitan's ETV system offers normal TV channels as well as an extensive selection ...

  9. Live sports

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... seem to be locking down, watching live sports over the internet is taking off, thanks largely to peer-to-peer networks. Sports P2P first appeared in 2004 and 2005, shot to popularity ... than P2P. TVU has meanwhile claimed to have signed on non-sports networks including CNN, Fox News and Deutsche Welle in addition to its global grab bag, which includes everything from channels ...

  10. Fun and games can bring science to life

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charmain Li, Imperial College London Studying biochemistry made me wonder about the relevance of studying science for a future career. After all, only a small percentage of people go on to become the scientists they set out to be, and it is a long and tough journey. But that got me thinking about how life is so similar to the games that we all play. And scientists could ...




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