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  1. And the Oscar goes to...

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... event for the 2012 London Olympic Games. Lee will have a great chance next February when the 'sporting Oscars' are announced for 2012, with the London Olympics set to become another ... clinched the crowning 'Oscar' in 2010. Wong, who was once the most successful BMX rider in Asia with four Asian championships in a row, has recently switched to road racing. The two ...

  2. Oscar Pistorius sprints to victory

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Oscar Pistorius opened his much-hyped gold medal campaign with victory in the 100 metres sprint final of the T44 class at the 'Birds' Nest'. The South African double amputee (pictured) covered the distance in persistent drizzle in 11.17 seconds, three-tenths of a second quicker than Jerome Singleton of the US. The 27-year-old sprinter, who came close ...

  3. The Olympics at the Oscars

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... of amazement from the Hollywood greats assembled at the Oscar Ceremony. The highest honour in Hollywood had gone to Chariots of Fire, a British movie set at the 1924 Paris Olympic Games. Producers have ... and Harold Abrahams were inspirational in many ways, and in 1981, Hollywood honoured their achievements with an Oscar. Questions 1 What is 'a gasp'? a) a loud laugh b) a sudden intake ...

  4. Alison set to clinch sporting Oscar

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... to the best athletes selected by a judging panel, the sports press and the public. Online voting will influence four of the six categories at Hong Kong's 'sporting Oscars'. Usually ...

  5. Top juniors in race for sporting Oscars

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell With just a week left for the public to vote, students Sze-hang-yu and Tang Yik-chun are the top choices to win junior honours at the prestigious Hong Kong Sports Star Awards in March. Online voting will influence four of the six categories at Hong Kong's 'sporting Oscars' this year. The awards offer total prize money of $456,000. As well ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    London ready to stage biggest, best, most integrated Paralympics yet

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse London prepares to welcome the world again, but this time it will be athletes with disabilities who will be the focus of attention Global spotlight falls on 'Superhumans' The world's top athletes with a disability, including "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, converge on London this week for what organisers say will be the biggest and most ...

  7. A good week for...

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oscar Pistorius The double amputee was chosen for the South African Olympics team. While his selection for the 400 metre relay team had been expected, a last-minute U-turn by the country's Olympic committee and track federation gave the 25-year-old a chance to run in the individual 400 metres, despite him just missing their strict qualifying criteria for the London Games ...

  8. News - China - SPORT

    China's team praised as London Olympics close

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... decorated Olympian in history; British poster girl Jessica Ennis became a global phenomenon with her heptathlon victory; double amputee Oscar Pistorius ran with carbon blades; and American Manteo ...

  9. Fantastic Star in form to triumph

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... It is advisable to stick with Oscar Star when searching for a banker in the opening leg. This fellow has excelled since joining John Size and, keeping in mind that his better form under his previous ...

  10. Big losses show folly of backing one rider

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... brought about a significant change in the performance of Oscar Star, who changed stables just over a month ago. He beat a moderate Class Five field (Race 302), but there is a chance of further ...




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