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  • Jul 11, 2014
  • Updated: 4:17am

Tian Liang

No ducking and diving on film set

Olympic gold medallist turned actor Tian Liang says his wife is watching him closely while he is filming. Promoting Andrew Lau Wai-keung's new film, Beautiful Life, in Shanghai, he said his wife kept tabs on him while the romantic movie was being shot.

Saturday, 14 May, 2011, 12:00am

Flying fish opens up

Alex Fong Lik-sun found moving into the world of entertainment as easy as diving into a pool after a spell of competitive swimming representing Hong Kong.

11 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

31 - Zhou Luxin

Born: July 31, 1988 in Shanghai

Entry: 10m platform

Credentials: Silver at 2007 world championships

31 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Chinese stars are now precious commodities

383 days to go

Youngsters who hold Warren Buffett and Bill Gates as role models might now begin to look elsewhere for fame and fortune as a research paper released this week illustrates the potential and realised earnings of mainland sports stars.

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland sports stars easily qualify for final stage

Mainland Olympic medallists such as diving stars Tian Liang and Guo Jingjing could, if they wished, waltz into the selection stage of Hong Kong's new migrant scheme.

29 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Diver plunges into celebrity huff

It looked like Olympic diver Tian Liang was getting some practice at being a celebrity while in Hong Kong recently.

18 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Diving star's commercial splash rocks ship of state

While United States film and music producers want China to be punished for violating their copyright, one of its top divers is fighting for his own, part of a fierce debate over who owns the commercial right of the country's sports stars.

14 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Rare diversion for divers: time out at home

Two of the mainland's top Olympic divers have been allowed to spend the Lunar New Year with their families, an infrequent treat for the country's leading athletes.

Guo Jingjing, 23, the double Olympic gold medallist at Athens last year, returned to her home town of Baoding, in Hebei province, to see her parents and relatives, Xinhua reported.

11 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Contrite Guo returns to squad

Olympic hero Guo Jingjing has returned to the Chinese national squad for the first time since September after making an impassioned plea to be accepted back on to the team.

The double Olympic gold medallist in Athens had failed to return to training despite being repeatedly warned by Chinese diving authorities that she faced expulsion.

19 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Diving popularity

While local artists are winning people's hearts and respect for generously opening their wallets or visiting tsunami-hit areas, mainland Olympic gold-medallist diver Tian Liang is in hot water over a controversial photo shoot.

4 Jan 2005 - 12:00am