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Saturday, 13th July 2024

Irish Born Chinese

Hong Kong's cross-harbour swim revived

It was stopped back in '78 because of pollution and quality of water back then. According to the organisers amongst concerns of the current water quality conditions by environmentalists that it's safe. The event went ahead with an 18-year old winning first swim across the harbour in 33 years. You can read more from the BBS News article, Hong Kong revives harbour swim race after pollution ban.

Yao Ming's retirement speech

This has been in the news for awhile now, but I'm sure there's Yao Ming's fans here. Check out videos on his retirement speech (English ...

Kimiko Date-Krumm - what a player!

So I flicked on to see what was on in the centre court, and it was Venus Williams Vs Kimiko Date-Krumm. I watched the first set ...

Li Na - winner of French Open 2011

She won the French Open by beating Francesca Schiavone, which is a first for a Chinese athletes in this area. I remember Michael Chang, and was ...

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Olympic torch will come to Dublin 2011 has been brilliant year for positive publicity, and the success of the Queen's visit pretty much rubber-stamped for the Olympic torch to come to ...