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  1. Real sporting heroes understand first ethos of sport- sportsmanship

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... is vital if one is to make it as a champion. But the real sporting heroes understand first the all-important ethos of sport- sportsmanship. This is the good manners- the very morality- of sport ... utter joy and pure happiness, such as that symbolically displayed by the smile of 400m winner Christine Ohuruogu? Or do we now expect our Olympic sporting heroes to default to those distasteful ...

  2. Public service to honour sports anchor

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A memorial service to commemorate popular sports anchor Ng Fong-wing will be held on May 12 at the Hong Kong Funeral Home in North Point, a day before the funeral. The memorial will be open to the public. Ng died of leukaemia last week, aged 67. According to TVB, which has been assisting the family, it was their wish for an open memorial service because the public had ...

  3. Good sport oris

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner, Jacqueline Tsang

    ... Latest line takes cue from cockpit and represents future of aviation watches Perhaps best-known for its association with motor sports and especially Formula One, Oris is turning its attention this year to its aviation line. Chief executive Ulrich Herzog said, after focusing on the watchmaker's Motor Sport and Culture lines for the past 12 months, it was time to move ...

  4. Sporting spectacular Rolex & Tudor

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner, Jacqueline Tsang

    ... New release is a fashionable twist to classic and elegant collections After releasing complication watch Yacht-MasterII in its Oyster Perpetual collection last year, Rolex proves that it can take on the demanding sports world yet again with its impressive Sea-Dweller DeepSea model for divers. The brand also goes back to basics with its new Day-DateII model, and Tudor releases ...

  5. this sporting life

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... and the treaty ports, where the idea of mens sana in corpore sano (a healthy mind in a healthy body) was fashionable among westerners. Sporting clubs and geen hong sut (healthy rooms) have operated ...

  6. Shape up or ship out- blame the officials and not the sport

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A few kids who went chop-chop, plus one man waving his cue like a wand, has put two unlikely sports, karate and snooker, in the frame for elite status at the Hong Kong Sports ... out of some dark and dingy commercial building and hopefully into luxurious quarters when the new Sports Institute is opened in Fo Tan sometime in 2010. The karate kids include Tung Yee-kin, ...

  7. City should capitalise on recent sporting successes

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The success of the annual Rugby Sevens has made Hong Kong famous as a host for the sport. But yesterday's 15-a-side Bledisloe Cup match between Australia and New Zealand took our association with the sport to a new level. This was a ground-breaking occasion. It was the first time in the 76-year history of the cup that it has been played outside Australia or New Zealand. ...

  8. Making sport a vital part of Chinese society

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with proud sporting pedigrees, says much about the manner in which training has evolved on the mainland. But, for all the pride we feel for the achievements, it must be recalled that the Games are not just about winning medals and breaking world records; at their heart is sport, a vital element of any society. Gao Hong, who won a silver medal as the goalkeeper of China's 1996 Olympics ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. Sports Source Asia returns for second year

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

    ... Sports Source Asia 2008 On the heels of its successful debut last year, Sports Source Asia (SSA) 2008 returns with about 240 exhibitors and a comprehensive programme of product parades, ... International Trade Fairs, the annual event is a major marketplace for the sporting goods sector in Asia. 'In addition to being a much-needed sourcing platform, [SSA 2008] will also be a catalyst ...




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