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Bowling

Game on for a true team player

Given her standing as Hong Kong's top-ranked official at the London Olympics, Vivien Lau Chiang-chu could easily have opted to spend the Games staying in a five-star hotel in the British capital's bustling West End.

Monday, 23 July, 2012, 12:00am

Game on for a true team player

Given her standing as Hong Kong's top-ranked official at the London Olympics, Vivien Lau Chiang-chu could easily have opted to spend the Games staying in a five-star hotel in the British capital's bustling West End. Instead, she will be joining her 42-strong squad when she arrives in London on Thursday, checking into one of the dormitories at the athletes' village far out in the East End.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Bowler's perfect game fails by a single point

Tenpin bowler Nicholas Breant needed only one more pin to fall to achieve a perfect game last Thursday. The performance by the newest member of Hong Kong's junior tenpin bowling team stunned spectators at the 2011-12 Inter-school Team Championships.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Benson scores hat-trick on tough mountain run

Darren Benson claimed his third straight victory in the 36th staging of the Skechers Mount Butler (Heritage)Race at Wong Nai Chung Gap yesterday after a clinical display of front running saw him decimate the 1,100-strong field.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Youngsters bowled over

Ten pin bowling is a sport people of all ages can play and enjoy. It can be played all year round and is particularly popular is Asia.

It has become a social activity in Hong Kong for families and friends at bowling centres or residential clubhouses.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Paws for thought

Hello there my friends! Thank Dog it's Friday eh.

Me, I'm in the office, enjoying some P&Q with the team. I love watching them going clickety-click on keyboards as I potter around giving encouraging woofs ... and raiding the fridge for snacks when they're not looking, hee hee hee.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Nazir a choker, not fixer, says umpire

Mike Walsh, the man closest to the action during the final-over drama last year believes Pakistan leg-spinner Imran Nazir choked under pressure and did not deliberately throw the game.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Learning the tricks from the best

Top women players are showing their skills at the World Tenpin Bowling Championships at Hong Kong Bowling City in Kowloon Bay. The tournament is held every two years, and this year's event runs until Sunday. The organising committee arranged a master class for the city's youngsters in the run-up to the tournament.

6 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Shane Warne

Shane Warne

by Simon Wilde

John Murray, HK$208

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

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