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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Left Field: For the Hong Kong Sixes, the end seems nigh

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 12:57am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Second successive cancellation of popular international cricket tournament in city points to possibly irreversible collapse For the Sixes, the end seems nigh Quo vadis, ... money, the Hong Kong Cricket Association decided last week to pull the plug on an event, which had brought much kudos and publicity to the city. For more than two decades, the Hong Kong Sixes has ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    We need bigger stadium - and fast

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to have a harmful effect on the growth of the Sevens, says Brian Stevenson, president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. "The state of the union is healthy but my biggest concern ... place this week, has swelled union coffers to more than HK$237 million in net assets. But Stevenson, who is also chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, warned that unless the city had a new ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Jewel in crown helps propel massive growth

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in crown helps propel massive growth "Healthy" is how Brian Stevenson describes the state of the Union as the game reaches a landmark - its 60th anniversary - this year. Stevenson, ... morning at mini-rugby or when the city puts on the greatest show on the world rugby circuit, the Sevens. "Rugby is in very good shape thanks to the Sevens and the army of volunteers we ...

  4. McIlroy aims to leave rivals behind

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that pushed him right into contention for the silverware. The tagline for Hollywood's latest apocalyptic blockbuster showing in cinemas around the city reads: 'Who will be left behind?' ... after he carded a double-bogey, a bogey, an eagle and a healthy sprinkling of birdies. Twelve months ago, McIlroy was denied the Hong Kong Open prize by Lin Wen-tang's escape shot ...

  5. Don't give up on Olympics, say stars

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and it is in a healthy state and doing well. Everything else, like being in the Olympics, would have been the ultimate bonus. We must not stop trying just because we didn't make it this time.' Rugby ... to work hard to win it again. 'It is nice to be back in Hong Kong. I have always regarded this city as my second home, and I know I will have a lot of crowd support here. 'I'm ...

  6. Generation game eyes converts of all ages

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that even if you are 80, you can still have an active life,' Liu said. 'Junior tennis in Hong Kong is quite prominent. But if you stay fit and healthy, you can play tennis for years ... city does not have clay courts and we have been training on the synthetic grass at the Hong Kong Country Club. This is the closest we can get to clay where we can slide on it,' Liu said. ...

  7. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... is not enough according to Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, president of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee. Fok has already asked for increased funds if this city is to succeed at future Olympic Games. Apart from ... HK$50 billion on health care reform. These are huge amounts of money. It would be far easier to focus on wellness than illness. Sports and a healthy lifestyle are proven ways to improving ...



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