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Ice Skating

Christmas classic Nutcracker glides to a triumphant finale

The Nutcracker on Ice.

It may be early for Christmas, but the Imperial Ice Stars' Nutcracker on Ice is a fun show designed to thrill adults as well as children.

Monday, 12 November, 2012, 7:06am

Slip-sliding away

If the summer heat is getting you down, it might be time for some ice - a field of it. Ice skating used to be limited to winter time in places where it got cold enough to freeze local ponds. But in today's world it's possible to frolic on the ice even in scorching Dubai.

25 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Best ever showing for ice skaters

Hong Kong's speed skating team win medals at Taipei championships

Hong Kong's Short Track Speed Skating National Team achieved very impressive results at the Asian Short Track Speed Skating Championships, which were held in Taipei, Taiwan on December 15 and 16.

1 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

All In A Day's Work: Smile and break the ice

With a lifetime's skating knowledge, a list of qualifications and top-level experience as long as her arm, Canadian Rebecca Curtis is an ice skating coach at the Rink at Elements, the newest mall at Kowloon Station.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

A chance to see a cool version of Swan Lake

Winter in Hong Kong might not get cold enough for snow, but that doesn't mean Swan Lake can't freeze over and be turned from a ballet to an ice skating show at the Lyric Theatre of the Academy for Performing Arts from November 27 to December 9. Produced by Lunchbox Productions, it features the Imperial Ice Stars, made up of numerous top former Russian and European skate competitors.

15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Rink gets its skates on for ice technology

Asia's first skating rink to be equipped with a state-of-the-art ice-generation system that uses energy-saving rubber hoses opens in Hong Kong today.

The 920 square metre skating rink above Kowloon MTR station employs absorber system technology, which is expected to reduce energy consumption by 30 per cent.

1 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Host of hot celebs chill out at winter fashion show

It might be a humid 31 degrees Celsius outside, but inside the MegaBox mall on Wednesday afternoon was a winter fashion show of down-filled parkas for a label called Bosideng.

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am


Should needy families get free computers?

I wonder if any parents can imagine their child saying to them: 'Mum, I must hand in my IT homework by tomorrow, but I cannot book any computers in the public library, what can I do?' And yet I am sure this question is asked in families that cannot afford to buy a computer.

13 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Actor puts his career on ice for reality-TV show

You've heard of Dancing With The Stars? In China, they just finished airing Skating With The Stars.

27 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Rainy days

Korean pop star Rain's latest hit, It's Raining, may be your favourite song at the moment, but when it's really raining day after day you may not feel quite so thrilled.

Are you bored of slouching on your sofa all day, watching meaningless TV and stuffing yourself with potato crisps?

27 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Cool look for ice rink

The Cityplaza skating rink in Tai Koo Shing may have been 'put on ice' for two months.

But when it re-opens in November, enthusiasts can look forward to an innovative complex which has embraced modern technology in a big way.

9 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

HK skaters break the ice

CALL them sportsmen or showmen. Either way, they impress spectators with their thrilling moves. They spin like twirling tops and slide like gliding swans.

14 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Wizards on ice rush for gold

AS the world's attention focused on Lillehammer, Norway, to watch the unfolding Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan saga, Hong Kong's amateur ice skating enthusiasts were striving to perfect the skills that could put them under the international spotlight.

26 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Iceman zips ahead despite packed palace

An exciting programme of late-night entertainment for Chinese New Year is just one of the many activities being organised by Ted Wilson, manager of Cityplaza Ice Rink.

Monday MONDAY mornings are usually slow at the Cityplaza Ice Palace until 10 am when the Special Olympics team arrives for one of its workouts. They are preparing for the Austrian Games in April.

17 Jan 1993 - 12:00am