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City keeps its vow to deliver 'People's Games'

The naysayers have lost and Britain, London and sport have triumphed.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:03pm

City keeps its vow to deliver 'People's Games'

The naysayers have lost and Britain, London and sport have triumphed.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm


We must get back to the original ideals of the ancient Olympics

The death of an athlete training for the Winter Olympics in Canada raises wider questions about the extent to which the modern Olympics movement lives up to its lofty ideals.

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Fok confident of getting IOC nod for another term

Hong Kong's Timothy Fok Tsun-ting is so confident of winning another term as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member that he will not lobby his colleagues.

8 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Fok eager to campaign for second IOC term

Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, Hong Kong's sole International Olympic Committee member, wants another term when his eight-year mandate expires in October.

18 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

China has yet another potential gold medallist - in verbal jousting

Imagine the scene. The new Olympic sport of verbal jousting. Ringside are commentators Barry and sidekick pundit Roy, an Olympic veteran. The jingle of an ad ends and historic sports action is poised to begin ...

15 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Censorship of internet against China's interests

Foreign journalists covering the Olympic Games were assured by their hosts and the International Olympic Committee that they would not be restricted in doing their jobs. Now it has been revealed that the two sides struck a deal on just what could and could not be accessed on the internet.

1 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

IOC criticised over internet restrictions

The International Olympic Committee has been accused of failing in its promise to ensure internet freedom for foreign journalists during the Games.

30 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Alvin Sallay

Everything will be forgiven if Timothy Fok Tsun-ting manages to land Hong Kong the IOC Congress in 2011.

Sports supremo Fok found himself in a rather embarrassing position this week when it was revealed that in the past year he had raised only one question in the Legislative Council.

20 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Verbruggen's vision a blast of fresh air

Lines are being drawn and demarcations etched right across the mainland during these uncertain, last 124 days before the opening ceremony of the 2008 Games, and an intoxicating mix of paranoia and passion is coursing through hot-blooded, Olympic veins.

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am