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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SHORT SPORT

    Short Sport, December 23, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Bangladesh confirm tour to Pakistan Bangladesh have confirmed they will tour Pakistan next month for a short two-match series, becoming the first team to visit since a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan squad in 2009. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka ...

  2. Sport - China - BASKETBALL

    Yao laments stagnation of sports in schools

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... school system to invest more in sport at the grass-roots level, claiming much was needed to be done to prevent further stagnation. "The growth of sport's status in school life in our ... 27,000 students from 47 schools in 17 cities nationwide, providing sports facilities and basketball coaching, according to the China Daily. "The development of school sports activities ...

  3. Fun sport encourages teamwork

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Basketball is one of the most popular sports in Hong Kong. Groups of competitive teenagers, health-conscious elderly and adults wanting to unwind after work can regularly be seen on courts ... are expected to cover the whole court at different speeds, directions and levels. It also improves a child's balance, co-ordination and strength,' says Andrew Pattison, a coach at Multi-Sport ...

  4. In team sports, there is something lacking

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Some countries build Olympic glory on a heritage in particular sports. Brazil's success in soccer starts on the beaches and in the favellas of Rio de Janeiro. US basketball begins on the streets. Kenya's distance athletes get their start by running to school each day. In China, the wheels of sport spin in a different way. Basketball and soccer are two ...

  5. Future sports stars work out

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeremy Cheung The Hong Kong Baptist University held a sports carnival on July 8 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the handover, as well as promoting the upcoming 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2009 East Asian Games. The free one-day event was designed to allow participants of all ages to improve their sports skills by learning from elite athletes in sports including basketball, ...

  6. Question of the week: What's your favourite sport?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aanchal Wadhwani, 14 No, it's not basketball or football- it's netball. Not many people know much about this sport but it's a cross between handball and basketball. ... The Brazilian dance/martial art called capoeira. It originated 400 years ago with African slaves in Brazil. I would call it a sport because of its fabulous movements and amazing leg swings, but it looks ...

  7. Sport's sleeping giant

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim Noonan is right on the mark in the column headlined 'China's Maverick move is a big deal, really it is' (Sunday Morning Post, February 22). Despite the fact that China's hiring of Del Harris as coach of China's national basket ...

  8. Sports Quiz

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Only two English players have been voted Footballer of Year in the past decade. Who are they? 2. Against which team did Babe Ruth hit his first home run? 3. Who scored the first NBA points of the new millennium? 4. How many Masters green jackets does T ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Matured Rondo grows in stature

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... for a player who readily admits his initial dreams of sporting glory centred around playing quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. "I didn't watch a lot of NBA games growing up," he ... the open man." Basketball became a natural progression during high school as his skills- and his reputation- developed. "I played all three sports growing up- basketball, football ...




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