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  1. News - China - SPORT

    CCTV chiefs gagged over hurdler Liu Xiang's injury at London Olympics

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com State broadcaster knew that top athlete was unfit before he crashed out at first hurdle TV chiefs gagged over Liu Xiang's Olympic injury State television bosses on the mainland knew sporting icon Liu Xiang was seriously injured at the London Olympics, but were prevented from saying so by a government gagging order. Millions of fans were ...

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    Liu Xiang starts recovery after surgery in London

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Louise Ho louise.ho@scmp.com Star hurdler 'doing well' despite pain after surgery, and may participate in next year's national games and Rio 2016; fans at Shanghai airport show support Liu Xiang aims to be jogging in two months Liu Xiang arrives in Shanghai yesterday in a wheelchair after having surgery on his Achilles tendon in London. Liu suffered the injury ...

  3. Fans share Liu's pain, while some express anger

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing and Peter So Chinese fans were stunned by Liu Xiang's fall in his Olympics 110 metre hurdles heat yesterday, with some sympathetic, others disappointed, still others angry and some suspicious about the circumstances of his failure. Liu, 29, who won gold in the event at the Athens Games of 2004, crashed out at the first hurdle of his opening heat, four ...

  4. Liu had been nursing ankle before big race

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa in London kinwa.chan@scmp.com Superstar hurdler Liu Xiang had been suffering pain from an ankle injury in the build-up to the London Olympics, it was revealed after China's biggest athletic hope crashed out of the men's 110 metres hurdles for the second consecutive Games. Liu drove into the first hurdle with his left foot and crashed to the ground, ...

  5. Liu's plight a mark of China's gold obsession

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of sporting history, was spoken at the 2004 Athens Games by a jubilant Liu Xiang after he became the first Chinese man to win an Olympic gold in the 110-metres hurdles. Chinese sport had not only ... coming in four years times at the 2008 Beijing Games were heard on the winds that swirled in the wake of his Greek trail blaze. Liu, the son of a truck driver and a pastry cook, was suddenly cast ...

  6. Liu, 18, eager to take on the professionals

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Jenkins alex.jenkins@scmp.com Konstantin Liu Lok-tin believes this week's Ageas Hong Kong PGA Championship will provide the perfect opportunity for him to kick-start his fledgling professional career. Eighteen-year-old Liu, a former amateur champion, joined the paid ranks last September after helping guide Hong Kong to second place at the Southeast Asian Amateur ...

  7. Liu Xiang's new job sparks online buzz

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Star athlete Liu Xiang's appointment as a Shanghai party official has sparked controversy online, with some users questioning whether he is fit for the post and others curious about what his job entails. News of Liu's appointment- made months ago- as vice-secretary of the Shanghai Sports Bureau's Communist Youth League broke ...

  8. Liu Wenbo

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... tapes and they watch those. When my son's old enough I want him to be ringside and watch me fight and be proud of me. Liu Wenbo will take part in the Legend Fighting Championship 6 next ...

  9. Coach Liu unimpressed with draw

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, yesterday. The midfielder was quickest to the ball to score from close range after his teammate Chan Siu-ki's free kick hit a post. Hong Kong coach Liu Chun-fai was hardly ... their concentration,' said Liu, the interim coach pending the expected appointment of a foreigner to the post. 'And there was nothing good in our passing, as we lost the ball too easily. We must improve ...

  10. News - DIGEST

    News Digest, August 15

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by JIM JENKINS

    ... Warning to Japan over disputed Diaoyu Islands Beijing will be forced to send warships to the Diaoyu Islands if Japan sends its navy to intercept Hong Kong activists heading there to claim Chinese sovereignty over the disputed territory, says an editorial ...




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