Sports Digest, January 2, 2013

Hong Kong's Jamies McKee shields the ball. Photo: Xinhua

Cricket commentator loses cancer battle

Wednesday, 2 January, 2013, 3:09am

Ad Watch

Product: FedEx.

Title: Weight Lift.

Ad agency: BBDO (Hong Kong).

First impression: the express-delivery company's new ad campaign is action packed, a departure from last year's 'walk on water' commercial, which was very calm and Zen-like. The humour is still there though.

6 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

A passion for sports

Good language skills and a passion for sports are the most important qualities needed to become a successful sports commentator, according to experts in the field.

A group of Hong Kong commentators have moved to Singapore, where they are working for the regional network ESPN STAR Sports.

27 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Mosse's horrific fall found to have been accidental

Hong Kong's racing stewards panel yesterday found Gerald Mosse's spectacular fall from Equator Kid on QE II Cup day to have been accidental. Mosse, who has yet to announce when he will resume riding, suffered facial injuries in the crash passing the 200 metres when Equator Kid clipped heels as he came to win the race.

19 May 2003 - 12:00am

Sanitised TV coverage makes it easier to call for vengeance

I grieve for all the lives lost during the attack on the World Trade Centre in New York, and it seems we have learned nothing from our savage history.

14 Sep 2001 - 12:00am