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  1. An all-action sports lover and talented journalist

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... David Simmons Former South China Morning Post staffer Tony Allison, who died last Wednesday aged 59, will be remembered for his love for sports and a swift rise through the newsroom ranks ... to the University of Natal to study law. Despite his law degree, Allison decided to pursue a career in journalism and in the late 1970s, he joined The Natal Witness as a sports sub-editor where his skills ...

  2. Elite sports bodies 'fail to spot talent'

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The government must review and reform its sports policies if promising athletes are to get the right training and support, sports experts say. The warning ... local athletes, three of whom had not been rated as top class by city sports organisations and had received inferior treatment and support. Whether these athletes end up on the team ...

  3. Deserving sports stars

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Exercises by John Millen Three people are nominating friends for the 'Toast TV Teen Sports Personality of the Year 2011'. Listen to what each person says and then fill ... :______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sport:_____________________________________________________ Club:_______________________________________________________ School / College:____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sporting ...

  4. Sports Personality of the Year

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Exercises by John Millen Listen to this audio presentation about a sports award and then answer the questions. 1 This sports award is organised by... a. a radio station b. a government department c. a television station 2 Who or what is mentioned at the beginning of the presentation? a. the names of the organisers b. the prize that is presented c. the names of three famous sports ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. sports development

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Reading comprehension 1 According to Trisha Leahy, sports will suffer unless... a. the government spends more money on sports facilities. b. athletes are given more flexibility in their academic schedules. c. more scholarships are given to outstanding local athletes. d. Hong Kong organises a major sports event. 2 Top fencer Au Sin-ying's dream of winning an Olympic medal ...

  7. Airline takes celebrity sports route

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Celebrity endorsements have long been the preferred advertising strategy for luxury consumer brands. However, more recently, similar endorsements have found their way into the hospitality and travel industry, as companies vie for business in an increasingly competitive landscape. Turkish Airlines is the latest to sign on celebrity sports personalities and sponsorship deals with famous ...

  8. Sport

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an excellent opportunity to become the breadwinners of their families. 2 Joao Ricardo Cozac, the president of a Brazilian sports psychology association, says for the youngsters to perform as well ... to drugs and alcohol. 2 Excellent dancers and sports stars are known for their_______. 3 Child_____ can be extremely talented in fields such as art, maths, music and sport. 4 The many years of hard ...

  9. Our sports officials need to learn a rugby lesson

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While Hong Kong continues to deliberate whether to bid for the Asian Games, the ways in which local sports development can be improved have been the topic of much debate in recent months. In spite of this, and the government's professed interest in how to develop local sport, the fact that rugby union's top two teams, New Zealand and Australia, have been in town preparing ...

  10. More about sports

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A SPORTS FACTS and Figures section is now available on the homepage of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board (HKSDB). The user-friendly section offers sports facts and figures from a wide variety of in-house and externally commissioned research projects of the HKSDB research department. Key topics include data associated with the value of sport, sports participation, infrastructure ...




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