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  1. Extreme sports

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

    ... by Jonathan Powell Skateboarding, BMX and inline skating are among the activities being used to show the link between culture and sport at Hong Kong Polytechnic University's (PolyU) annual Arts Festival this month. 'Culture in Sport, Sport in Culture' is the theme of the third, month-long festival, organised by PolyU's Culture Promotion Committee. During ...

  2. Pioneers' quest to preserve sports history

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell The co-authors of a book which provides a detailed description of the development of sports in Hong Kong say they hope it will inspire the next generation to continue their work. The Quest for Gold, which was unveiled last week, is the first-ever comprehensive record of sports in Hong Kong, and traces developments in the field over a 50-year period. ...

  3. Sport can bring people together and cheer them up

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... athletes who did very well in the medley relays. It showed us sport can unite people. Students who don't take part in sports events should at least watch them. CHU WAI-KIT STFA Tam Pak Yu College Thanks for your letter Wai-kit. Sport can be a great unifier, as you have discovered. Sports days are a great opportunity for the whole school to come together. It is a time to take ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Marathon runner's death sparks sports inquiry

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford and Jasmine Wang An investigation will be held into safety standards for competitors in amateur sporting events following the death of a runner in Sunday's Standard ... suffered brain damage. Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Ho Chi-ping will meet race organisers the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, the Major Sports Events Committee and several other ...

  6. Rebuke for talking up sport at Kai Tak

    Posted Jan 04th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... there is widespread support for building sports facilities at Kai Tak when consultation on proposals for developing the former airport site has not even ended, critics said yesterday. A senior Planning ... Secretary for Home Affairs, for claiming the 'sports by the harbour' development model had won general support. Sixty written submissions have been received during the consultation. Three ...

  7. No space for sports

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... look less attractive than the lawns and sports fields they are replacing. 'There are too many buildings being put up and too few playgrounds left,' says Venus, a Form Five student who ... but usually it is packed with big guys.' Unable to find sports facilities, some students have switched to video games, says 12-year-old Lei Chi-weng, a ping pong enthusiast. 'Some venues ...

  8. Sports day

    Posted Jan 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of praise. It means you have done a good job. E.g. Way to go, Kim! Now we can move on to our next project. Discussion: What is your favourite sport? How often do you exercise or play sports? ...

  9. Sports firm seeks a team-spirited project head

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft Only those with leadership and project management skills should apply for this position with a reputable manufacturing company. A leading designer and marketer of safety equipment, Bell Sports, is looking for a project co-ordinator. The 52-year-old company deals in helmets and accessories for bicycling and other active sports. It has established a strong ...

  10. The Sport

    Posted Jan 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Sport Beat the Banana The inaugural 3.5km charity fun run for walkers, runners and families, billed as Hong Kong's wackiest race where participants are encouraged to beat the banana-suited runner (MIX chief executive Phil Oakden, above). Proceeds go to World Cancer Research Fund. Today, 9am (registration), 10am (start), opposite Peak Tower, starting at Lugard Rd, $50, ...




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