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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China stifles Olympic athletes' own drive for success

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani says China proves nothing by drilling its athletes to win Olympic gold; victory will mean more if it's achieved through their own drive Fire within Sports don't interest me at all, but I made it a point to watch the agonising end, yet again, to Liu Xiang's quest for Olympic gold. Dare I discuss why I think the talented athlete couldn't deliver ...

  2. Astronaut, athlete visits 'part of election strategy'

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong would probably also receive a visit from some of the China team's medallists at the Olympics. The Chief Executive's Office would not say whether athletes had been invited. ...

  3. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Shanghai Shenhua could sell Drogba, Anelka

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 03:20pm

    ... Reuters in Beijing Former Chelsea strikers Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka could be sold by China’s Shanghai Shenhua due to an escalating equity stake row among shareholders, local media reported. Chairman Zhu Jun, who holds a 28.5 per cent stake, would ...

  4. Gold rush

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The race for Olympic medals begins tomorrow with China and the US favourites to take the most golds. Both countries are expected to dominate in certain sports that have historically made up the bulk of their medal tally. All-time golds count Since the mod ...

  5. China's glittering show

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... The China squad is having a gold medal harvest at the ongoing Universiade. The mainlanders' haul in swimming, diving and athletics took their medal tally so far in the competition ... more. The Games end on Sunday and many more swimming, diving and athletics medals are up for grabs over the next three days. The China basketball team remain unbeaten and are strong contenders ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Stella McCartney has designs on China expansion

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... partnership with sporting goods giant Adidas for women's athletic wear. In Hong Kong, Stella McCartney has a long-standing retail and distribution partnership with the Lane Crawford Joyce Group. ...


    Posted Sep 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the disappointment of not doing well in my favoured event. When I crossed the finish line I said, Can this be true? I want to say Chinese people are the best. It's every athlete's dream of winning ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Tickets to see China's Olympic heroes in HK to go on sale

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Golden chance to see China's Olympic heroes in action Tickets to see some of the Chinese athletes who scored gold in the Olympics perform in Hong Kong will go ... that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying would present them with certificates of commendation. The mainland athletes will arrive in the city on August 24, and demonstrate their world-beating diving, ...

  9. Sport

    Golden greats

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Golden greats China's athletes have excelled themselves at the 2012 London Olympics, netting 38 gold medals in sports from badminton, table tennis, swimming, diving and shooting to gymnastics, weightlifting, boxing and sailing. Although the tally was short of the haul of 51 golds at the 2008 Beijing Games, the scale of their endeavour and achievements cannot be denied. Here we ...




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