Bare witness

Ou Zhihang does his thing across the street from the Baptist University's Shaw Tower. Photo: Ou Zhihang

Guangdong TV presenter Ou Zhihang is a man on a mission, highlighting issues in Hong Kong and the mainland one naked press-up at a time. Hannah Xu reports.

Friday, 31 August, 2012, 5:17pm

And then along came George

George is now 10 weeks old and was conceived by IVF. The past two years have been hard, and when we learned that my wife, Huen-yee, was pregnant, we had mixed feelings. Clearly we were very happy, but Huen-yee had had trouble with her previous pregnancy and, while we wanted to enjoy this one, we didn't want to get too excited.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Au set for battle royale against King

Annie Au Wing-chi made short work of her first-round opponent in the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open yesterday, but knows she will have to raise her game to become the first local player to reach the quarter-finals.

16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Aerobics team run out of steam

Tiredness finally caught up with Hong Kong's aerobics gymnasts when they failed to reach the later stages of the All China Secondary Schools Students' Games in Inner Mongolia.

Delays to connecting flights from Beijing to Baotou, caused by bad weather, meant that they, along with many other Hong Kong competitors, arrived a day late and lost out on adequate rest and sleep.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Diaspora diaries

Even in her wildest dreams, Maria Yee never thought she'd become the brand name of a contemporary furniture line - in California.

15 May 2011 - 12:00am

Dramatic fightback puts Au on course for world top 10

Annie Au Wing-chi is looking forward to becoming the first Hong Kong player to break into the world's top 10 after lifting her first title of the season.

18 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Au snaps into action to take Crocodile Cup

Annie Au Wing-chi gave herself a major boost ahead of the Asian Games in Guangzhou, rallying from two games down to beat Joelle King of New Zealand 3-2 in the Crocodile Challenge Cup final at Hong Kong Squash Centre yesterday.

1 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Annie and Leo Au march into finals

Hong Kong siblings Annie Au Wing-chi and Leo Au Chun-ming, 21, made it a family affair by reaching the women's and men's finals at the US$16,000 Buler Challenge Cup last night. Top seed Annie Au beat Malaysia's Delia Arnold 3-2 to qualify for today's title match at Hong Kong Sports Centre where she will come up against Australia's Donna Urquhart.

7 May 2015 - 3:32pm

HK's Choi is king of the mountains

Hong Kong's Choi Ki-ho took the red polka dot jersey of the king of the mountain after winning the two final climbs in the 157-kilometre fifth stage of the Tour de Taiwan in Miaoli yesterday. The Hong Kong team of Choi, Wong Kam-po, Cheung King-wai and Wu Kin-san attacked repeatedly in the tour's longest stage and maintained the overall lead.

19 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Novelist finds inspiration in the mountains

Despite the similarities between author Elsie Sze Sim-yee and the protagonist in her new novel, the former librarian shies away when asked if the character is her alter ego.

'No, it's not autobiographical,' she laughs.

27 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Golden voices make Olympic music for Sichuan

Maybe there is a good reason the Olympic athletes were always singing during their touring visits to cities across China.

7 May 2009 - 12:00am

You can't 'just do it', you must do it in style

Sportswear brands don't just sell sportswear these days. They're now serving up athletic fashion. At Nike's newest shop on Pak Sha Road in Causeway Bay, it's no longer enough to 'just do it'. The colourful merchandise here is all about doing it with style.

27 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Making history with Australian win

Annie comes back from two sets down and 8-10 in the fifth to take her third international title since turning pro

After becoming the first Hong Kong player to win the Australian Open, Annie Au Wing-chi says she expects her triumph to have an impact beyond its welcome boost to her own morale.

7 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

'Never-say-die' Au fights her way to victory in Australian Open

Annie Au Wing-chi enhanced her growing reputation as heir apparent to long-time Hong Kong champion Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin by winning the women's title at the Australian Open yesterday.

Au came back from two games down, then saved two match balls to beat top seed Australian Kasey Brown in a thrilling final in the South Australian town of Clare.

4 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Looking ahead

Stephanie Au, the youngest on the Hong Kong Olympic squad, chose glory over grades.

29 Jul 2008 - 12:00am