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Arts and Sport Development Fund

New funding scheme to help arts groups grow

The government will boost its fund-matching grants for promising, medium-sized, non-profit arts groups and also encourage them to seek sponsorships from the private sector.

Tuesday, 15 March, 2011, 12:00am

Liu's injured tendon has exposed the real weakness of Chinese sport - secrecy

Achilles was the hero of Homer's Iliad - a Greek warrior considered the most handsome of the regiment of mythical fighters assembled against Troy, as well as the quickest.

19 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

On course for great golfing

SOUTH African legend Gary Player claimed a triumph for the environment after officially opening Hong Kong's first public golf course at Kau Sai Chau yesterday.

Player, whose company designed the $400 million, 140-hectare course, said not only was it one of the best courses in Asia but it also enhanced the environment rather than damaging it.

12 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Chinese drink to golfing pioneers

IT seems Chinese historians are working themselves into a lather over the origins of the Royal & Ancient game of golf.

With interest in the sport booming on the mainland, a number of rather droll theories about the game's genesis have emerged.

11 Dec 1995 - 12:00am