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  1. Magazines - 48hrs

    Video games as a global spectator sport

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu There is a new breed of professional armchair athlete. Make some room for the e-sport heroes Action stations An Olympic event it isn't (yet) but professional video game playing, or e-sport, is fast becoming a global spectator sport. According to a recent report from research company IHS, the number of e-sport viewing hours nearly doubled, from 1.3 billion in 2012 ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Bubble Soccer, SUP Yoga and trampolining … HK goes mad for crazy sports

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... of a sport inspired by a Japanese game show. Players squeeze into zorb-like inflatable bubbles and- as in the beautiful game- two teams try to score goals, albeit while adjusting to a humpty-dumpty ... sports crazes sweeping Hong Kong this summer. The Japanese had no hand in Stand-Up Paddle Yoga, though- for this we can thank the Hawaiians (and Berlin-born athlete Nadine Bubner and Canadian ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Electric avenues

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman Olivia Rosenman Electric avenues Exercise isn't most people's idea of a top night out- how often do you go partying dressed in your sports gear, dripping with sweat, red as a lobster? But the latest craze for social sporting events- fun runs, yoga summits, etc, billed as "parties first, exercise second"- is trying to convince us otherwise ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ted Thomas

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Madeleine Fitzpatrick

    ... Fitzpatrick. Ted Thomas C OUNTER-ESPIONAGE I got my radio training near Trieste (in Italy) as a broadcaster for the (British) navy: I was a sports reporter. I was OK at sports- soccer, boxing- so ... I could get back to what I was doing in the Mediterranean- I could be a sports reporter." So I went to RTHK and introduced myself to a guy called John Wallace- superb broadcaster. He says, ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Portrait of an artiste

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Vivienne Chow

    ... overlooking Victoria Harbour, the former actress- an icon of the golden era of 1980s Hong Kong cinema- is as charming as she ever was on set. Sporting a glittering, charcoal, figure-hugging Agnès ... campaign for sports brand Puma that also starred Brazilian football star Pele. She says she doesn't think she was a great actress and is surprised to hear that many of her films are seen ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Natural selection

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Jeff Chu

    ... Jeff Chu Aspen may be a magnet for the glamorous ski set but the Colorado city has a wealth of attractions in the summer, too- even for non-musical Asians, Jeff Chu reports. Natural selection Aspen, Colorado, may be best known as one of the most luxe winter-sport resorts in North America, but it's no less stunning after the snow melts. In winter, it's a playground ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The Indonesian island of Nias is a haven for surfers and nature lovers

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... fresh to the sport, paddling out before the swell gathers momentum should be OK — ask at one of the local losmen lining the beach for the best advice. You can hire a board from them, too. Ponder ...

  8. Magazines - Style - COVETED

    Luxury aircraft unveiled

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:32pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... STORY Eileen Liu Eileen Liu Let therebe flight WHAT: ICON A5 LIGHT SPORT AIRCRAFT HOW MUCH: ABOUT HK$1.5 MILLION   WHY: The A5, designed by ICON Aircraft, is guaranteed to put a smile on the pilot's face. The amphibious Light Sport Aircraft reinvents the philosophy of flying, enabling new pilots to hit the skies as easily as flicking a switch. Elegantly designed with foldable wings, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Kevin Pilley

    ... sounds familiar, it is because his son, the eccentric ninth marquess, drafted the rules of boxing, published in 1867, and the Marquess of Queensberry rules still govern the sport. Is the food up ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs

    If I Only Had... Senior Arts Writer Edmund Lee is heading for a kicking

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by EDMUND LEE

    ...   … the inclination to witness a sporting rout I'd make my way to Hong Kong Stadium on October 14, where the Hong Kong team will host World Cup runners-up Argentina in an international friendly. It's shaping up to be the highlight of the Hong Kong Football Association's centenary celebrations until, perhaps, Lionel Messi, Angel Di María and their compadres put ...




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