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  1. City dives at chance to welcome Olympic water sports heroes

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. You could say Hong Kong is diving into the New Year, with the national water sports 'dream team' back in town ... attending a gala charity dinner tonight at the Island Shangri-La ballroom. Many politicians and celebrities are also expected. Another luminary confirmed to turn up is national sports entrepreneur ...

  2. Good sports to promote Paralympics

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Twenty Hong Kong residents were named as young advocates yesterday as part of the British Council's push to promote sport for people with disabilities. The advocates, aged 18 to 25, include secondary and university students, a teacher and a designer. About half are young people with disabilities, some of whom have competed in a diverse range of sports, from ...

  3. Corporate networking does not come bigger than 'sporting Davos'

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller in Beijing For the chief executives pouring into Beijing, the Olympics is all about slurping champagne, chomping canapes and impressing corporate guests. Corporate schmoozing does not come much bigger than at the Games, which Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising conglomerate WPP Group, has likened to a 'sporting Davos'- a reference ...

  4. Sporting event expected to raise nation's awareness of needs of the disabled

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo After former Paralympic champion Zhao Jihong took the flame from Communist Party boss Yu Zhengsheng, she ran from the podium to start the Shanghai leg of the Paralympic torch relay. Legally blind, Ms Zhao completed her run on Monday with precision ...

  5. Designers given a sporting chance

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Sherisse Pham

    ... of belonging. There's no other global activity that can bring so many different cultures together: sport is one, fashion is the other. 'We wanted to make the museum a stadium, where the artist ...

  6. Sports Quiz

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. How many F1 world titles did Stirling Moss win? 2. Which tennis player was known as Muscles? 3. Which soccer personality was sacked from his media job for making a joke about the Asian tsunami? 4. Who are the only international rugby union team with a ...

  7. Sports Quiz

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Which English Premier League side have signed South African captain Aaron Mokoena? 2. Which Australian lock did English utility back Austin Healey label a 'plank'? 3. Who is the Pakistan cricket coach? 4. Who did Southern California beat to w ...

  8. It's time to Raise the Roof to help victims of quake disasters

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo The dust had barely settled in Christchurch, when an even greater tragedy hit Japan. Both nations are known for their 'we will not be beaten' approach- in life and on the rugby pitch. In New Zealand, despair among its 4.3 million peo ...

  9. Greek capital shaken by earthquake and record doping scandals

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of doping. But it is in recent years that doping has become a major issue worldwide. Since Ben Johnson tested positive for stanozolol after winning the 100 metres at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, sports ...

  10. Poll of US fans backs sevens for 2012 games

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Rugby sevens, battling to become a medal sport at the 2012 Olympics, got a boost from an unlikely source- the American public, who voted it the sport they most preferred to be added to the games roster. A recent poll undertaken by American publication Sports Illustrated saw rugby receive the biggest backing from fans who voted on the popularity of the five sports ...




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