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

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


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

Portrait of success

As director of one of Hong Kong's foremost galleries, Nicole Schoeni is a key player in the city's bustling art scene.

But finding her ground and applying her own vision to the business has been no easy task.

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

Dr Eric gets his teeth into memories that leave him smiling

When it comes to the oral history of the Sevens, Dr Eric Carter is your man. As the tournament dentist from 1986 to the early 90s he has plenty of memorable incidents to chew over.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Caroliners look at another Premier League star

South China boss Steven Lo Kit-sing said the Hong Kong champions were keen to sign another English Premier League player to bolster their squad for the Asian Football Confederation Cup campaign, but that the Caroliners would first have to reach the quarter-finals.

15 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Six of the best as Player leaves Jockey Club with happy memories

The Jockey Club's departing International Racing Manager Mark Player says he will look back on his final international meeting as a culmination - when all the aspirations of his six years in the job came together to produce an unforgettable day.

13 Dec 2010 - 12:00am


Convenience or liability

People living in a modern city like Hong Kong often use electronic cards for their convenience, for example, to enter housing estates, offices and schools.

16 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Tigers claw their way to under-19 title

The Tigers won the under-19 boys' title of the Nike Hong Kong Youth Basketball League 2010 after a hard-fought final at the Southorn Stadium in Wan Chai.

The tournament featured up-and-coming players who competed in the boys' under-16, under-19 and under-22 categories and under-19 category for girls.

4 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Crackdown 2

Crackdown 2 (Ruffian Games)

One of the most popular Xbox 360 games to date makes a return with cooler guns, gear, vehicles and an overly friendly zombie horde. There are plenty of things to shoot and pummel for the action adrenaline junkie and budding sociopath.

11 Jul 2010 - 12:00am