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  1. Lai See

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... unwanted advances from men. Crying used to be viewed as a sign of weakness, but now crying on the part of men seems to arouse approval, particularly in women. Reasons aside, the Wall Street Journal ...

  2. Player dies after tennis court collapse

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung A 73-year-old man collapsed after playing tennis with his wife at a court at Tsang Tai Uk in Sha Kok Street, Sha Tin, and later died. The man slipped while reaching for a ball and hit his forehead on a wall. He was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital, where he was certified dead. A Leisure and Cultural Services Department spokesman said the size of the court ...

  3. Street race sensation

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For sports fans and the glitterati, the Formula 1 Grand Prix is unmissable, twisting breathtakingly beneath downtown skyscrapers and historic landmarks. This year, all 82,500 tickets for each day of the night races were sold out. Many tourists arrived fro ...

  4. Boundary Street bounce to the top

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung The 'graduation ceremony' of the boys' teams in the 2010/11 Young Volleyball Athletes Training Scheme was held at Pei Ho Street Sports Centre in Sham Shui Po ... of skills. Tseung Kwan O Sports Centre went head to head against Boundary Street Sports Centre. Players on both teams had been training hard since January. In the first set, the two teams took turns ...

  5. From Olympia to the Great Wall

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... 'From Olympia to the Great Wall'. It began with a short video on the stadium screens featuring facets of life in Beijing, with its residents holding up 'welcome to Beijing' ...

  6. 'Shuttlegate' eight bring sport into disrepute

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson On the Athlete's Wall inside the Olympic Park there is brown stone structure engraved with a famous line from the poem Ulysses by British poet Alfred Lord Tennyson. ... South Korean and Chinese women badminton players, if they had read the wall at all, failed to grasp the salient line- 'not to yield'. Their shameful play and embarrassing scenes ...

  7. Sporting feast, financial famine

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be exempt from the realities of life? Sports is big business and no different than Wall Street or the political arena. It's a multi billion-dollar industry rife with cynicism, hypocrisy ...

  8. Olympians in training for media games

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Boylan

    ... mega-spectacle to express views far beyond normal sporting discourse. Late last year, former Hong Kong Democratic Party chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming whipped up a storm with his commentary in the Wall Street Journal. 'When President George W. Bush accepted President Hu Jintao's invitation to attend the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Mr Bush's press secretary said he was going ...

  9. Home fans inspiring heroes to new heights

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it will start assessing whether the red planet has conditions suitable for supporting life. Murray's voyage of discovery has taken longer. He seemed more relaxed and self-assured. The wall of noise ... on the streets of London and is widely used by athletes to describe the crowd support. Every British athlete interviewed after his or her medal success, has shaken their head in disbelief at the backing ...

  10. Set them free and they will bloom

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bureaucracy and their refusal to allow her to pick her own coach that she quit and went off to university to study journalism. She was eventually talked back into the game with scant assurances ... began she proudly belted out the opening lines: 'Arise, ye who refuse to be slaves! With our flesh and blood, let us build our new Great Wall!' Not only did Li know the words, she ...




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