Members of the Order of the British Empire

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George Daniels was one of the greatest of watchmakers.

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 12:00am

Hung confident HK riders will shine in London

Hong Kong riders are expected to compete in five events at the London Olympics, one more than at the Beijing Games four years ago, despite a disappointing world championships in Australia last week.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

So on target to claim Qatar series

Apprentice Ben So Tik-hung achieved something on Wednesday night that even perennial champion Douglas Whyte has yet to achieve - he won a purebred Arabian race in Qatar.

So is Hong Kong's representative in the three-day Qatar Apprentice Jockeys' Invitation series at Al-Rayyan racecourse in Doha, and finished eighth in the first leg of the series on Tuesday night.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Time and space: the home cook's conundrum

Hong Kong's love of food is well documented. Cooking shows dominate the airwaves, and critic and presenter Chua Lam's smile beams down at you wherever you dine. But are Hongkongers cooking along at home or watching at the neighbourhood cha chaan teng?

1 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Rispoli keen to get back in saddle in HK

With Italy's racing industry in crisis, jockey Umberto Rispoli is determined to make the most of his two-month stint in Hong Kong, which begins with two rides at Happy Valley tonight.

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lee Wai-sze 'a revelation' at London Games test

Hong Kong's Lee Wai-sze established herself as a serious medal contender in the sprint events at this summer's Olympic Games following another world-class performance at the Track World Cup in London.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Star cyclist Lee keeps up HK's charge

Hong Kong's Lee Wai-sze is set to win her third gold medal at the Asian championships as the city's athletes continued to dominate the medal standings in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

Lee (pictured), who has already won the women's sprint and 500-metre time trial, reached yesterday's keirin final with the best result among the 12 competitors.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Suarez factor still hard to pin down for Liverpool

Manchester United are having to do it the hard way in the FA Cup, although the good news is that the path to the final is likely to be much clearer if they manage to come through their fourth-round tie against Liverpool.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Three games to make or break King Kenny's campaign

Perception, they say, is everything. As the Liverpool faithful continue to talk up the revival under 'King Kenny', the reality is that things are only marginally better than last season.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Please please me by becoming my bride

Beatlemania brought Paul Lam and Janice Yip together, and also played a role in Paul's proposal a decade after they first met. Paul, an accountant, and Janice, a lawyer, wed today at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Pok Fu Lam. They will hold a banquet in the Conrad hotel's ballroom to celebrate with more than 400 friends and relatives.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Statistics favour Liverpool over Manchester United

Whatever the mechanism used to divide up English Premier League income, Liverpool vs Manchester United will always be one of the biggest attractions of the season, and today's showdown at Anfield is no exception.

15 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Money on double derbies proving miles apart

Two of the biggest derby matches take centre stage in the English Premier League this weekend when Everton host Liverpool and Tottenham face Arsenal. On recent evidence the Merseyside clash is likely to be tight and fierce, while the showdown in north London promises more goals and excitement for the purists.

1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Everyone for cricket

Cricket- once widely regarded by Hong Kong's Chinese population as a man's sport played by foreigners- has been successfully beating stereotypes among teenagers in the city.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Quotes of the week

I wholeheartedly apologise to my wife Kim and my girls for committing domestic violence

Li Yang, founder of Crazy English

It is just the way it has been reported: 'Rugby player drinks beer. Shocker'

England manager Martin Johnson plays down the fuss over a night out by skipper Mike Tindall and teammates after a Rugby World Cup win

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Hendry looks for a lucky break in Shanghai after six-year victory drought

Stephen Hendry, the only player to win seven world championship titles, has not given up hope of winning another tournament despite a six-year drought.

The Shanghai Masters gives him that opportunity next week.

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am