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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Sport for children

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... to encourage competitive sport. How is this is going to help my children develop a competitive attitude or produce Olympic athletes of the future? The Olympic Games has, in Britain at least, inspired ... "proper" sports days with awards for outstanding individual achievement. This is good news for schools, as sport is good for children's mental and physical health. It has shown to be hugely ...

  2. Try the 'Sport of Kings'

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'The King of Games- Let other people play at other things. The King of Games is still the Game of Kings,' reads a stone tablet at a polo field in Asia. If you would like to learn more about the 'sport of kings', here is your chance. China's largest polo facility, the Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club in Tianjin, is holding its Junior Equestrian and Polo ...

  3. Cleaner waters see sport going swimmingly

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the supporting parts of the industry such as equipment, insurance and travel,' said Nick Swain, chairman of Hong Kong Underwater Club, Asia's oldest diving club. 'It is a sport that allows ...

  4. A sporting chance to tackle English

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a pitch carrying an odd-shaped ball under an arm. Not the most graceful of sights, but looks can be deceptive. You might also be forgiven for thinking that an expatriate sport with all ... the rise of mini-rugby in Hong Kong has created a platform for youngsters to try a new sport while honing their English, and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and Rugby English Action Learning ...

  5. The Sport

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Sport Adidas Streetball Challenge 2005 More than 60 basketball players spin, bounce and throw trick shots in freestyle games (right). Today, 8.30am-7pm, MacPherson Playground (hard-surfaced soccer pitch), Mongkok, free. Inquiries: 2815 9549 ...

  6. What's your favourite sport?

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Annie Barnard, 17 Although I rarely play rugby, it's my favourite sport. I love watching it on TV or live [the Rugby Sevens]. I play tennis frequently, which is also a good game ... favourite sports are rugby and netball. Rugby because it's so much fun to watch and netball because it's the only sport I can play without making myself look like a complete idiot. I love ...

  7. Saddle up for a fun day out for the whole family

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP intern Dianne Pancho If you have not yet decided how to celebrate Mother's Day, why not take the family for a fun day out with some horses? On Sunday, Tuen Mun Public Riding School will hold an Open Day when everyone can get up close and personal ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK should invest more in community recreations

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Variety is the spice of sport The head of Hong Kong's lifeguard union has called on the government to introduce compulsory swimming instruction for schoolchildren, because lessons at government pools are oversubscribed and poor families are missing out on private tuition. Alex Kwok Siu-kit says government and community attitudes to sport and swimming ...

  9. Beyond the treadmill

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the sport. If you are mentally ready, it can be done. Why are more people leaving the comforts of a gym to try out adventure sports? Because it's a quicker way to lose weight. In fact, ... they'll get the right gear and still train because they're passionate about the sport. How often do you train personally? Whenever I have some free time. Between work assignments, I work out. ...

  10. athlete of the week

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Thomas Lee Kwan-shing Sport Water polo Achievements Thomas, 22, is part of the Hong Kong water polo team. Last year, he took part in the Asian Games in Guangzhou and scored ... are improving and raising the standard of the sport in Hong Kong. I like staying with the team when travelling. We always face much stronger teams, but we are not afraid. It is a way to learn from ...




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