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  1. Sport - Other Sport - INTERVIEW

    Sebastian Coe lays down blueprint for future of sport

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com A man of many talents, the former Olympic champion is passionate about engaging youth Coe lays down blueprint for future of sport Sebastian Coe sits ... of a global communications and sports marketing group to engage in PR opportunities with the International Rugby Board around the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens; as the British prime ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SHORT SPORT

    Short Sport, March 9, 2013

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... to finalise the dates of our meetings in April," India's sports secretary P.K. Deb said. "We are hopeful things will be sorted out soon." The IOA was suspended after it went ahead ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport

    Sport Digest, November 9, 2012

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... expansionist Winter Games with 12 new events, organisers said yesterday. Sports director Irina Gladkikh outlined the new events, ranging from women's ski-jumping to a figure-skating team championship. Only two new sports were added to the last Winter Olympics programme in Vancouver, which staged 86 events. Sochi will boast a total of 98 medal events in 15 sports- 69 in the mountains ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With Olympics over, time to inspire a sporting life

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... Hongkongers to change their sedentary lifestyles Time to inspire a sporting life As the euphoria over the London Olympics fades, how can we sustain public enthusiasm for sports? How many couch potatoes are now determined to engage in regular physical exercise or participate in sports? According to a study commissioned by the Department of Health in 2010, sedentary lifestyles are common ...

  5. Ding-dong merrily, high on sport

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the maelstrom of anxiety and neurosis will finally evaporate, and the raison d'etre for the arrival of this bizarre five-ringed circus will finally reveal its illustrious star attraction- sport ... chaos and the threat of mass civil disobedience by militant motorists. The British are obsessed by class as they are about sport, forming orderly queues and the weather. They slice down to size ...

  6. More work needed to persuade mainlanders to take up sport

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou As the first anniversary of the Beijing Olympics nears, people are mobilising to commemorate their country's coming-out party in the spirit of sports. The Olympic central zone in Beijing will be cordoned off for a massive sports festival from Friday to Sunday that is expected to draw about 200,000 people. At the climax, 40,000 tai chi practitioners will perform ...

  7. Boost for sports will benefit all in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tennis competitions. What the zero tally says is that we need to put more investment into sport. Nations the world over have recognised the value of sport and recreation in building healthy ... evident in the performances of the dozens of other countries and territories that garnered medals. Olympic success brings pride for society and that in turn helps to engender a sporting spirit ...

  8. Drive to reach top of sports ladder

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and with it Beijing's Olympic summer, should also signal the beginning of the end of the mainland's centrally planned sports system. That's the view of many sports experts who argue that the socialist ... rise since the Seoul Games 20 years ago, when China won just five golds. Experts attribute China's success to a centrally planned sports system- like those used to great effect ...

  9. Games focus now where it should be- on sport

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the halfway point, turned our Olympic Games focus where it should have been from day one: on sport. This is what the world's foremost sporting festival is obviously about, yet it is protests, ... for the Olympics. With the addition of the leading athletes in the world at their chosen disciplines, a veritable sporting feast is on offer. Little wonder, then, that records are tumbling. In keeping ...

  10. The ceremony is over. Now it's time for sport to take its rightful place

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... as to the state of the mind of the athletes for the sports reporters. How and with whom do they walk during the parade? Are they looking confident? Where is so-and-so, and so forth, whirls the mind. ... days be a temporary Mecca to sport fans. 'This Olympics will be different,' most have written. It already is. China has changed, and it will have changed so much more in the eyes ...




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