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  1. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... transformation a few months before his 40th birthday. He went cold turkey on alcohol for 18 months and cut out parties and heavy late-night meals. Slowly his rides progressed to two hours, and within six ...

  2. Citizen stars penalised for referee abuse

    Posted Jan 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Two Citizen players have been handed bans by the Football Association for abusing the referee during their 3-2 Senior Shield quarter-finals defeat to Pegasus on Boxing Day. Xu Dashuai and Fung Kai-hong were banned for five and six matches respectively. Both helped Hong Kong capture the gold medal at last month's East Asian Games. 'Both are key members so we ...

  3. Racism rears ugly head at the Sevens

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the two, who appeared the worse for alcohol, directed torrents of abuse at the coach. 'We lost because you picked too many kaffirs,' ranted one of the drunken fans. When Van der Sandt ... John Carney Two drunks attack SA coach Treu at stadium The Hong Kong Sevens came to a sad and unsavoury end for South Africa coach Paul Treu when he was racially abused by two white ...

  4. Games organiser to act on reports of labour abuses

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing, Amanda Price and Helen Wu Olympics merchandise producers breaking rules will lose licences Organisers of the Beijing Olympics have vowed to take seriously an allegation that makers of Olympics merchandise have abused labour standards and in some cases employed children, in order to protect the Games' reputation. The Beijing Organising Committee ...

  5. High price of gold

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ether, alcohol and oxygen, either alone or in combination' to enhance sports performances began in earnest in the 19th century. The first drug-related death reported in sport ... of amphetamine abuse in the 1960s that governing bodies started to take notice. Cyclist Knud Jensen died on the opening day of the 1960 Rome Olympics, during the 100km team trial. His post-mortem ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... This was about evil men who did evil things to children US District Attorney Seth Williams, after Monsignor William Lynn (pictured) was convicted of covering up child sex abuse. I'm simply bursting out of a cage which has bound me in a traditional gender role Ealin, who at the age of 84 is possibly the world's oldest male-to-female transsexual I had the impression we ...

  7. Umpire walks off pitch after abuse

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... minute spell in the sin-bin. It is believed Khan reacted angrily and physically abused Stapley, resulting in the umpire pulling out the red card. Khan continued to remonstrate, which led ...

  8. Slice of Life

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Price

    ... liquor. All six died of methyl alcohol poisoning over a period of 10 days. The Preventative Service raided at least eight shops selling Chinese liquor in Kwun Tong and Lyemun and seized more than 1,000 gallons of suspected adulterated liquor. Three people were arrested, two allegedly selling liquor contaminated with methyl alcohol. The other was allegedly found in possession of Chinese ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Soccer must have zero tolerance for racism

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... a criminal charge of racial abuse of an opposition player. The court cleared him because television footage showing him mouthing a racial slur did not prove it criminal beyond reasonable doubt. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Officials need to ensure better public access to sports venues

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... much so that the department is tantamount to condoning abuses from the watchdog's perspective. For example, it was discovered that touts can exploit the system by not showing up ...




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