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Sports Equipment

Top gear makes a statement

From Nike's Turbospeed track-and-field suits to Speedo's FastSkin3 Super Elite swimsuits, athletes will be sporting the latest in hi-tech apparel at the coming London Olympics.

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Sun seekers

Getting Warma

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Wheelie warriors speed to victory

A very special hockey tournament was held at the Hong Kong Design Institute in Tiu Keng Leng last Saturday. Eighteen student teams competed in Aeron hockey - a sport where players sit on office chairs and use sticks to hit paper pucks.

A rectangular court was set up on the campus' Design Boulevard, and the prize for each winning team member was an Aeron chair.

20 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Transforming the CBD is clockwork operation

There's four weeks until the the grand prix circus comes to town and work on the track - i.e. the main roads of the Marina Bay area of the city - is underway and becoming more visible every day.

The lightweight aluminium trusses and pylons continue to sprout like mushrooms and will soon line the entire circuit, over 5km, and will be hung with around 1,500 light projectors.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

What's being said on

Ocean Park will survey Hongkongers over plans to buy 'near threatened' belugas from Russia for a new display.

24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Swimming with style

If you're still wearing Speedo-style swimsuits, then you probably didn't get the memo that those tiny triangle-shaped garments are temporarily out of fashion. In their place are summer's hottest look: swim shorts.

29 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

23 bullets fired at bus could have hit seating area

As many as 23 bullets fired from outside could have entered the part of the bus where 15 Hong Kong hostages were sitting, the inquest into the Manila bloodbath was told.

3 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Mocke hopes to make it third time lucky for Dragon Run victory

World series champion Dawid Mocke will attempt a third victory in tomorrow's annual Dragon Run, a 24 kilometre open-sea course with a US$15,000 prize purse.

26 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Era of cyberterrorism may be a step closer

Malicious software that can turn computers against society sounds like a scenario for a new James Bond movie. Who better to track down the fiendish mind behind it and foil plans for extortion and domination? Worryingly for the world, reality is catching up with fantasy. But there are faceless, but real, people - specialised cybersleuths - who are trying to keep us safe.

29 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Club members paddle to Macau and back to raise funds

Some 145 members of the Hong Kong Island Paddle Club paddled to and from Macau at the weekend, and it wasn't because they couldn't afford the ferry tickets. The journey of 130 kilometres took seven hours each way. They took turns on Saturday and Sunday in three six-man canoes, joined by a support boat, in competition.

22 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Q. So you think you know pop-culture...

1. Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos (right) has lots of shoes. But what is her shoe size?

2. Who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 for The Old Man and the Sea, and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954?

3. What are Q-Ships?

4. What is a marmoset?

5. Who directed A Better Tomorrow, starring Chow Yun-fat (far right) in 1986?

17 May 2009 - 12:00am

Olympic 'time lord' faces moment of truth

Olympic time lord Christophe Berthoud is growing impatient with his noisy, nosey guests in the results nerve-centre high up in the gantries of the 'Bird's Nest'.

25 May 2008 - 12:00am

Tracks are great, but bias rears its head

Full, and long overdue, credit to the Jockey Club staff in charge of the tracks - punters here rarely have to deal with that scourge of racetracks in many parts of the world, track bias.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Don't blame AK-47 for mayhem, says inventor

Sixty years after the AK-47 went into production, designer Mikhail Kalashnikov says he does not stay awake at night worrying about the bloodshed wrought by the world's most popular assault rifle.

8 Jul 2007 - 12:00am


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12 Mar 2007 - 12:00am