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  1. Athlete/actress/amputee spreads can-do spirit

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Mandy Zhou

    ... Mandy Zhou Cheers and applause filled Kwai Tsing Theatre on Friday night as Aimee Mullins made her way to the stage in a black dress and high-heeled boots. The former athlete, model and now movie star was there to share her life experiences with 800 teenagers and young adults at the second annual MaD (Make a Difference) youth forum, a three-day round of talks, workshops ...

  2. A new kind of balancing act

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... as an athlete. It's a pity but I've chosen to take part in another role- as a singer. 'I decided to use my voice to cheer and support the Chinese athletes, as well as the Beijing Olympics,' Liu says. 'When I was an athlete I sang when I was nervous and stressed.' Last year, this thought inspired Liu to start work on her new song. She invited famous local producer ...

  3. BOOK (2005)

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Nick Walker A Long Way Down Nick Hornby (Riverhead Books) Novelist, essayist and journalist Nick Hornby's first two books, 1992's Fever Pitch and 1995's High Fidelity, established him as the leading exponent of 'lad lit' and an al ...

  4. Singers, athletes hit high note

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui East Asian Games theme song promotes sporting spirit and urges athletes to make history Well-known local artists and athletes have come together to record the theme song ... 5 next year. More than 60 singers and DJs, along with some of Hong Kong's leading athletes, pledged their support for the showpiece by joining the recording. Written by M. Keith Chan ...

  5. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    Rival celebrity diving shows fail to make a splash with critics

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by EARNEST KAO

    ... Cheung Pak-chi and Taiwanese singer-actor Vanness Wu Jianhao. The show is being shot at the National Aquatics Centre in Beijing. "Artists and singers are not athletes," Hong Kong singer ...

  6. Comment - Blogs - ENTERTAINMENT

    Reality diving show makes tepid splash on China television

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 01:11pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Injuries were common. Choi reportedly injured her back during training, and Chae allegedly perforated an ear drum. “Artists and singers are not athletes. How is it possible that they can just ...

  7. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Men- get rid of your old trainers (they might be worth something) and spruce up your look with our autumn/winter menswear issue. We travel to Paris to meet Olga Berluti, shoemaker to presidents, artists and film directors, and to London to talk to luxury- ...

  8. Should students become full-time athletes?

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in such a career. But local students do not have many opportunities to discover their talents. Schools should provide more information on the prospects of a professional athlete. I believe swimming deserves ...

  9. Project 119 addsup, or does it?

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in boxing, wrestling and other fringe sports in Beijing, and helped propel them to the top of the gold medal table and trump the US (51-36). But the project was deemed largely a flop in athletics ... test positive in London. Team China members are regularly tested and such is the fear of a banned substance such as clenbuterol accidentally entering an athlete's bloodstream, a ban ...

  10. FILM (1981)

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is often used on television to accompany footage of people doing things in slow motion. Come to think of it, the way it has been used as a de facto anthem for British athletics may help to explain ... another Cambridge athlete. There is also delight to be found in what scholars call the 'diegetic' music- that which has a part to play in the narrative itself: plenty of Gilbert ...




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