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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. The Book of Basketball- the NBA According to the Sports Guy

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin The Book of Basketball- the NBA According to the Sports Guy by Bill Simmons Ballantine HK$140 Two things cemented Bill Simmons' status as the world's most popular ... But for Simmons, who epitomises the term 'sports fan', the changes were absolutely necessary. And that sums up the appeal of both Simmons and his book. From beginning to end, The Book ...

  3. HK$3b seed money a shot in the arm for city's arts and sports communities

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The government has decided to beef up funding for arts and culture, as well as sports development, with an additional funding of HK$486 million directed to arts development over the next five financial years. And HK$3 billion will be injected into the Arts and Sport Development Fund as seed money, with an expected 5 per cent investment return subsidising projects for arts ...

  4. Classical musicians strike a serious note in fund-raising to promote sport for youth

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Hong Kong guitarist Christopher Wong Man-kam and British-Chinese pianist Evelyn Chang played classical music while writer Nury Vittachi emceed at the Sports for Youth ... spells disaster for later life,' Ho said. Sport tends to be a 'very low priority' in Hong Kong, where the focus is very much on children's academic achievements, he said. ...

  5. Sports Tokyo Incidents (CD)

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Tokyo Incidents is a five-member band created by Ringo Shiina after she abandoned her solo career. The band's fourth album, Sports, comprises songs with names that have ... not be impressed, but Sports proves the band isn't afraid to try new things. ...

  6. Sports Tokyo Incidents (CD)

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Tokyo Incidents are a five-member band set up by Ringo Shiina after she gave up her solo career. The band's fourth album, Sports, comprises songs with names that have ... takes things back to a lighter level. The mix of vocals and instruments is a humorous take on the loss of a beloved. Shiina's fans may not be impressed, but Sports proves the band ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Sports illustrated at store opening

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Ultra fashionable Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto was in town over the weekend of March 20 to open a new Y-3 shop and attend a party and fashion show at the China Resources Building. Flanked by model Du Juan and actor Andy Lau Tak-wa ...

  9. Police extend crackdown on sports betting

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The crackdown on corruption in mainland sport has deepened with the exposure of two major gambling rings and a report that police are extending the investigation from soccer ... supervise the sport, the discovery of involvement of CFA staff in gambling meant there was still a long road ahead. Meanwhile, Nanjing's Yangtze Evening News said the Chinese Basketball ...

  10. Music world's good sport

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... Chinese pianist Lang Lang is helping make classical music cool, writes James Whittle It's a strange day indeed when a concert pianist gets a sports shoe made in his honour like Michael Jordan. But given that classical music is now officially cool, perhaps it's not surprising that concert pianist Lang Lang has joined the ranks of the celebrity sporting elite. ...




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