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  1. Athletes push for slice of HK$20m pie

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa HKAAA urged to fund training programmes, not invest in the stock market A cash-flush Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association is under pressure to fill the training programme ... for the development of athletes and the sport, but mainly as investment by the association in the stock market and other fixed assets,' said the source, who declined to be identified. 'This ...

  2. Li Ning in athletes hunt for product promotion

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Mainland sportswear company Li Ning plans to sign up more international athletes to promote its products, a strategy that has already boosted the company's margins. Chief financial officer Tan Wee Seng said the retailer's gross margin rose 1.4 percentage points to 47.4 per cent last year, partly due to contributions from its higher-end shoes marketed by National ...

  3. Athletics body asked for details of spending

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The governing body of Hong Kong athletics has been asked to provide details of its financial transactions to the government after allegations that it paid millions of dollars ... the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association and the companies of chairman William Ko Wai-lam. This follows newspaper allegations that Mr Ko had been contracting out services for sports events to his ...

  4. Customs seize counterfeit products in raid

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... CELINE SUN Updated Tuesday, 12.52pm: Customs officers seized more than 700 items of counterfeit goods in a raid of a unit in Kwai Chung on Monday, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Officers raided the unit in an industrial building in Pai Road after receiving ...


    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... views of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association Limited (the 'HKAAA'). The articles we published, which were based on our interviews with Mr Ankrom, suggested that the executive committee of the HKAAA did not have the best interests of athletics and athletes at heart, were not spending the money that the HKAAA has on the promotion of athletics and that no one knew where all ...

  6. Horses for courses

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fears for the safety of horses and athletes' anger over losing their training facilities have raised doubts over the city's bid to stage the 2008 Olympics' equestrian events. Should the bid continue? Share your views. Write to us ...

  7. Analysts upbeat on Yue Yuen outlook

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... was unlikely to be substantially hurt. CLSA analyst Kenny Lau said: 'Most of the world's athletic shoe companies were Yue Yuen's customers. 'One customer suffering from a decline ... of Yue Yuen, with orders estimated at 30 per cent of sales of the shoemaker's athletic footwear. Its other major athletic shoe customers include Reebok and Adidas. UBS Investment Research ...

  8. Minister faces flak on cost of hosting Games

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to a project for Hong Kong athletes without obtaining approval from the legislature. The Legislative Council's public accounts committee released a strongly worded report- using words ... The committee said Tsang had no discretionary power to transfer HK$10 million in unused funding to finance a legacy project that supports Hong Kong athletes' development without seeking agreement ...

  9. China's sports brands go for offshore retail gold

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... looked to the London Olympics to market their wares. Their strategy has seen athletes from at least 10 teams as well as members of several Olympic committees suiting up in the companies' ... the Chinese athletes will wear Anta's jackets when receiving medals on the winners' podium. Zhu Chenye, vice-president of 361 Degrees, told the China Enterprise Post that no clothing maker ...

  10. Chinese market helping to keep Nike on fast track

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Nike, the world's largest maker of athletic shoes and apparel, estimates its total 'future orders', from this month to November, have risen 15 ... in emerging markets led by Argentina, Brazil, South Korea and Mexico. 'We continue to deliver compelling innovation to athletes and consumers, and strong returns for our shareholders,' said ...




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