Falling on the ice hurts. But the pain hasn't scared figure skater Harry Lee Hau-yin away from the sport. Falls encourage him to seek perfection in upcoming competitions.
Harry was inspired to start skating by his elder sister, Phyllis Lee Tze-ching.Friday, 3 February, 2012, 12:00am
Twelve-year-old Jocelyn Kwan has already accomplished what many adults only dream of: publishing a book.
Her short story, Figure Skating for Gold, is about a young, kind-hearted girl who unexpectedly wins an ice-skating competition. Jocelyn (pictured) admitted the girl's story reflected her own life.19 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Go for a touch of tribal flair and opt for this high-heeled black and white woven leather pair. Gladiators (HK$9,900) from Balenciaga, Entertainment Building, Central, tel: 3428 808611 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
When I was growing up in the former Soviet Union in the 1980s, my mother was a figure-skater and I'd look at her dressed in her pretty costumes and think how I'd like to be like that.
She looked so beautiful going off to skating competitions and I'm sure a part of me wanted to follow in her footsteps.1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
More than 200 Hong Kong ice skaters have travelled to Shenzhen to compete in a major international competition this week.
Skate Asia 2006, a recreational ice-skating championship, has been held in different Asian cities every summer since 1989.15 Aug 2006 - 12:00am
Back by popular demand, the Harlem Globetrotters will wow local audiences with their unique combination of humour and basketball skills this week.
Founded by Abe Saperstein in 1927 in the United States, the team has toured more than 100 countries and played about 20,000 games.30 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
To all those people - young, old, male and female - who have shoved me out of the way in their desperation to be first in the MTR/out of the plane/onto the bus/onto the escalator/onto the footpath in Central/just about anywhere - you're not going to win any beauty contests.
Nor American Idol. Nor any singing contests. Not gymnastics. Not even a stylish walking competition.21 Feb 2005 - 12:00am
The Sleeping Beauty on Ice
Imperial Ice Stars
Academy for Performing Arts
Ends December 19
Russian figure skaters have a reputation for scoring well on artistic marks but falling short on technical merit. That's not the case with the Imperial Ice Stars' show, The Sleeping Beauty on Ice.12 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Tomorrow: Thai Orchid bar and restaurant Charity Pool Tournament, 8pm, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay. The $250 entry fee gets you a spot in the competition, a free drink and a chance to win lucky draw prizes. Contact Lee Brown on 9778 3660 or Nick Forsey on 9029 4478.8 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Paul 'Showtime' Gaffney and fellow Harlem Globetrotters Ron 'Steamboat' Rollerson (54) and Michael 'The Saint' St Julien (24) give the referee a good-natured ribbing during last night's exhibition game at Southorn Stadium in Wan Chai. Gaffney led the world-famous Globetrotters in a two-hour act of comedy, music and basketball to the delight of more than 1,300 fans.18 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
Goodwill ambassadors, the Harlem Globetrotters (pictured below), dazzled local fans with a display of circus-like tricks and huge slam dunks in two exhibition games at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre this week. The world's most famous touring side showed off some of their favourite court stunts in matches against the New York National team yesterday and Monday.4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
Nicole Fron loves the sound of skates gliding over hard ice.
It is a sound she hears almost every day, as she is one of the lucky people who have been able to turn a hobby into a job - and a dream job at that - as principal skater in the Disney On Ice production Beauty and The Beast.13 Feb 2004 - 12:00am
Actors Russell Crowe and Joachin Phoenix might not be the guests of Italy 2003, but some gladiators are. A dozen of them have arrived in Hong Kong, disembarking from the plane wearing togas and baffling immigration officers who might not have expected them.12 Sep 2003 - 12:00am
Budding figure skaters were thrilled when Russian champion skater Maria Orlova took them through their paces.
The 26-year-old star skater passed on her tips to the young hopefuls when she gave a skating class at the Dragon Centre Sky Rink in Shamshuipo.10 Sep 1998 - 12:00am
When I was a kid in England we looked forward to one important television landmark in the week: the professional wrestling.
This was considered so disreputable that it was only allowed airtime late at night. Later, if I remember correctly, it was moved to Saturday afternoons, filling the long gap between the soccer news and start of the match results.16 Mar 1997 - 12:00am