South African ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius disputes a murder charge laid against him on Friday “in the strongest possible terms,” his agent said in a statement.Saturday, 16 February, 2013, 1:52am
South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged with shooting dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.15 Feb 2013 - 5:44pm
This year's Paralympics in London captivated the world's attention with the strength of the spirit demonstrated by people with disabilities. We were all moved by the determination and perseverance of the athletes to overcome amazing odds.3 Dec 2012 - 2:34am
Population made this city what it is today
I would question Graham Williamson's simplistic opinion about the development of this city ("It is a fact that Great Britain built HK", September 9).16 Sep 2012 - 3:43am 2 comments
William and Catherine head to Asia11 Sep 2012 - 2:37am
The US first lady electrified the Democratic National Convention as her husband, Barack Obama, was formally nominated to run for re-election. To cheers from the delegates in Charlotte, North Carolina, Obama said her husband understood that "success isn't about how much money you make. It's about the difference you make in people's lives."
9 Sep 2012 - 12:36am
Emotional farewell for Paralympics, Olympics9 Sep 2012 - 3:32am
Hong Kong's Yu Chui-yee collected her sixth Paralympic gold medal with an emphatic win over mainlander Wu Baili in the women's individual foil (category A) final in London.6 Sep 2012 - 1:58am
China ended the first day of the London Paralympics on top of the medal table but it was British cyclist Sarah Storey who stole the show by storming to her eighth Paralympic gold.
Storey took the women's C5 individual 3km pursuit after a lightning-quick qualifying time that would have won her a non-disabled title.1 Sep 2012 - 3:43am
For one of Hong Kong's youngest Paralympians, swimmer Kelvin Tang Wai-lok, success came quickly when the 15-year-old emerged as a serious contender to compete in the London games a year ago.
Tang, who has a mild mental impairment, will be among 28 athletes competing in seven sports at the London Paralympic Games, which begin on Wednesday and run until September 9.26 Aug 2012 - 4:59am
Cartoonist "Zunzi" Wong Kei-kwan gave his lampooned political heavyweights a rest to pen portraits as a parting gift for the 28 Hong Kong athletes heading for the Paralympics in London.29 Aug 2012 - 7:41pm
Auditors have exposed a multibillion-yuan blowout in the operating budget for Guangzhou's Asian Games last year, as well as hundreds of other problems with organising the event - from venue tenders to construction failures.27 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Nearly 10 years after members of the Spanish basketball team were uncovered as frauds, intellectually disabled (ID) athletes were re-admitted into future Paralympic Games after a landmark decision by officials in Kuala Lumpur last week.29 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
It is too early to say what the lasting effects will be for China from the superb arrangements made for the Olympics and Paralympics. Certainly, all later Games will be judged by the tremendously high standards set for this summer's competitions.
But what will the legacy be for Hong Kong of hosting the equestrian Paralympics?26 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
The lack of public attention and enthusiasm for the 2008 Paralympic Games speaks volumes for Hong Kong's attitude towards the disabled.
Following the closing of the Olympic Games in Beijing, the Paralympics was no longer the talk of the town, promotional activities dwindled and more importantly media coverage plunged.17 Sep 2008 - 12:00am