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Fun and games can bring science to life

Studying biochemistry made me wonder about the relevance of studying science for a future career. After all, only a small percentage of people go on to become the scientists they set out to be, and it is a long and tough journey.

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 12:00am

Fun and games can bring science to life

Studying biochemistry made me wonder about the relevance of studying science for a future career. After all, only a small percentage of people go on to become the scientists they set out to be, and it is a long and tough journey.

But that got me thinking about how life is so similar to the games that we all play. And scientists could be the biggest gamers of all.

19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Score a bull's eye

'Darts players are probably a lot fitter than most footballers in overall body strength'

Sid Waddell - British sports commentator

Sport v Game

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sapling saddened by life ban for youngster Iu

First Division side Sapling have decided not to lodge an appeal against the life ban imposed on midfielder Iu Wai by the Hong Kong Football Association, although they continue to insist the punishment was harsh for a player so young.

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name Yip Tsz-fung School St Joseph's College Grade Form Seven Sport Squash

Achievements

Tsz-fung, 18, is a member of the Hong Kong junior squash team; he is the top under-19 player in Hong Kong.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Paws for thought

Hello there my friends! Thank Dog it's Friday eh.

Me, I'm in the office, enjoying some P&Q with the team. I love watching them going clickety-click on keyboards as I potter around giving encouraging woofs ... and raiding the fridge for snacks when they're not looking, hee hee hee.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

HK drop Irfan Ahmed for Sixes

Irfan Ahmed, Hong Kong's top sixes performer in the past three years and player of the tournament in 2009, has been dropped from the seven-man squad for the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes this month.

5 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Slam-dunk skills

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon at Wan Chai's Southorn Playground, So Yi-chun had a good reason to stand taller than the other 63 men who played in the Red Bull King of The Rock Hong Kong Qualifier: he'd just won.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Li Na's singles success fires ambitions of HK youngsters

The success of American-born Chinese player Michael Chang - who won the French Open men's singles title at the age of 17 in 1989 - inspired many Chinese children to start playing tennis.

Twenty-two years later, China's Li Na, 29, won the women's title at this month's French Open to become her nation's first grand-slam singles champion.

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

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