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Fresh, funky & fast

Next Sunday marks the 16th Standard Chartered Hong Kong marathon. A total of 70,000 people have signed up to compete in the 10km, half (21km) and full (42km) races.

Sunday, 29 January, 2012, 12:00am

Getting fighting fit to a samba rhythm

There is a wide variety of ways in which people can keep fit and improve their flexibility.

They can choose from a range of sporting activities, aerobics and pilates classes, martial arts or different forms of dance.

4 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Carnival-type gala aims to keep roof over HK Dog Rescue

Amid all the fund-raising campaigns to help Sichuan , there's another worthy benefit that deserves your attention. Sally Andersen (pictured) and the folks at Hong Kong Dog Rescue have been hard at work planning a big gala tonight at Times Square's Wasabisabi.

29 May 2008 - 12:00am

Aduna, Land of Adventure

France's Etha Dam, an urban dance group, overturns stereotypes of hip hop with its original style combining street dance with theatre dance techniques influenced by capoeira and African dances. Today, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries:

21 May 2008 - 12:00am

Raymond Lam Fung proves himself a man in motion - and manages to escape injury

Volar hosted the launch party for the Hugo Boss Man In Motion limited edition fragrance. And as the main attraction, actor Raymond Lam Fung wasn't hired just to show up and look pretty - the TVB star was actually put into motion.

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

A mini Olympics

Hong Kong's annual mini Olympics, the Festival of Sport, will kick off on March 25. And the public is invited to join in the opening celebrations.

The three-month sports extravaganza will start with a Festival of Sport Opening Ceremony at Wan Chai Sports Ground, and complimentary admission tickets are available for the public to collect.

19 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Question of the week: What's your favourite sport?

Aanchal Wadhwani, 14

No, it's not basketball or football - it's netball. Not many people know much about this sport but it's a cross between handball and basketball. It's not that much fun to watch, but when you're on the court, it's as exciting as watching the World Cup live. It requires a competitive drive and team spirit.

Alvin Li, 16

2 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Skiing is believing

FROM THE HIGH impact aerobics of tae bo to the exercise bike programme known as spinning, there's always a latest, greatest way to exercise in the world of fitness - and this year is no exception.

13 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Madame Sata

Madame Sata

Set in 1930s Brazil and based on a true story. Sata was born to

29 Jun 2004 - 12:00am


Exercise has never been my cup of tea. Not because I'm lazy, I just can't find a type of sport that suits me. Jogging and going to the gym is boring. Swimming should only be done in the sea during summer. But recently I tried a different sort of exercise I know I will fall in love with. It is capoeira, a traditional Brazilian dance that includes martial arts moves.

8 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Exotic Bahia famous for beautiful beaches

MORE than 7,000 kilometres of white-sand beaches lined with coconut groves grace Brazil's coastline - and the best known stretches are in Bahia, a fast-growing province recognised as the 'Land of Happiness'.

Resting in the heart of the balmy northeast, Bahia is bathed by sunshine all year round and has become the country's best-known destination for beach-loving tourists.

7 Sep 1994 - 12:00am