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  1. 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 ...

  2. Triathlon is a great sport

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cycling. The sport makes people realise that everybody has their own talent. For example, those who are not good at swimming could do well in the other two categories and win a race. Teenagers who take part in the sport will learn the value of hard work and perseverance. They will also learn to set goals and improve their time management skills because triathletes have to finish the race ...

  3. TV sports row leads to call for review

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... said Patrick Li Hon-yuen, TVB's variety and sports department production executive. Li said Cable TV was required to feed signals of the Winter Olympics to terrestrial stations but had ... of broadcast rights. Sports highlights Cable TV Premier League: 2010-13 Soccer World Cup: 2010 Champion's League: 2009-12 Bundesliga: 2009-10, 2010-12 Part of Italian Serie A: until May 2010 ...

  4. Sport - China - CHINA DIGEST

    Huang chasing home run for Chinese sports

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok One of the fast-rising names on the mainland sports pages this year is Kenneth Huang Jianhua. While he may be six feet tall he doesn't carry a number on his back. The 46-year-old in May bought 15 per cent of the Cleveland Cavaliers, becoming the first Chinese to own a minority stake in an NBA team. Since then he has become the most sought after person in sports ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Players sidelined in a city without a sporting culture

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin A recent spate of bad publicity surrounding the city's first big international sports event has taken the spotlight from the players. The Chinese-language press has in recent days reported on chaotic arrangements, including the unavailability of tickets at venues and a dearth of hotel rooms. It seems sport itself has been overlooked, despite the message ...

  7. Link accused of neglect, locking sports facilities

    Posted Sep 11th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The Link Management has been accused of locking up sports facilities on public-housing estates and failing to provide proper maintenance for some of them. The Democratic Party held a press briefing yesterday at Tsz Lok Estate, Tsz Wan Shan, and criticised the body for poor management of the rooftop sports facilities at car parks on the estate. One of the sports ...

  8. More sport for children would help HK compete

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staging events such as the East Asian Games and last year's Olympic equestrian events raises the profile of sport in Hong Kong- for a time. If medals were awarded for excellence in organisation, Hong Kong would surely be a top contender. Despite the public investment, however, there is little evidence that hosting major events does anything for the development of sport, let alone ...

  9. Media chief being investigated in crackdown on sports corruption

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The chief editor of a top sports publisher is being investigated for alleged corruption involving almost 100 million yuan (HK$113 million) in a case that turns the spotlight on the murky world of mainland sport. Qu Youyuan, chief editor and part owner of the Hunan-based Titan Media Group, and seven other people are being investigated for involvement in eight cases ...

  10. Hopes high for a wealthier, greener and fairer world- Sport

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong will be hard pressed to give sports fans a repeat showing of 2009 in the coming year. The city saw some spectacular moments as it hosted the East Asian Games- ... is not putting enough resources into sport, but the win united Hongkongers in pride. 'The outstanding result has no doubt generated more interest in soccer in the community and I urge ...




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