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  1. Sport - China - AUSSIE RULES

    Team China show their AFL spirit by playing Hong Kong Dragons

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:54am by SAM AGARS

    ... Sam Agars Mainlanders play Hong Kong Dragons fresh from their victory in Melbourne last month Team China show their AFL spirit On the biggest day of the Australian Rules Football calendar, the Australian Football League's grand final day, Hong Kong got a first-hand look at the sport as it continues to grow in China. As part of their partnership with AFL side Port Adelaide, Team China ...

  2. Sport - China

    Records fall as China shooters win eight of 10 golds

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... to winners' podium Chinese shooters on fire as records fall China swept eight of the 10 gold medals on offer in shooting yesterday, breaking one world record even as revised rules handed them ... of Cyril Graff, Michael Halluin and Valerian Sauveplane at the European championships in Croatia last year. The win helped China avenge their loss to South Korea in the same event at the previous ...

  3. Sport - China

    Qatar basketball team's actions mar golden day in pool for China

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:28am by Reuters, AFP

    ... of athletes must be the highest priority." The row overshadowed another lively day of action in Incheon, where China's gold rush hit full stride and South Korea tightened their grip on second place ahead of rivals Japan. After five days of competition, China top the medal table on 59 golds, followed by the South Koreans on 26 and Japan on 20. China's dominance in the pool ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang wins 400 metres freestyle gold as China fight back

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:00pm by Agence France-Presse and Associated Press

    ... in form despite injury China's swim king Sun Yang demonstrated the power and composure to match his flashy posturing as the Olympic champion captured Asian Games gold in the 400 metres freestyle. The manner of victory mirrored China's relentless fightback after playing second fiddle to Japan over the first two days of the swimming competition, while also underlining Sun's ...

  5. Sport - ASIAN GAMES

    China’s swimmers set gold standard

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Incheon China proved they are still the Asian Games gold standard in the pool by scooping six swimming titles on Tuesday, while the first doping test of the 17th Asiad also came ... China’s sleek swimmers and sharp shooters helped them reach the 40 gold medal mark, while hosts South Korea kept their noses in front of fierce rivals Japan. The respected marshal has told us ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Asian Games: Hong Kong women cricketers lose to China

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:36pm by ALVIN

    ... Alvin Sallay Poor fielding lets HK women down The Hong Kong women's cricket team will have to take the harder path if they are to jockey into medal contention after China edged past ... against Sri Lanka. If we had beaten China today, we would have faced Japan which would have been an easier game. Now we have to do it the tough way Charlie Burke "If we had beaten China ...

  7. Sport - Tennis

    The rise of China's women

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 07:20pm

    ... Reuters 2004 August: Sun Tiantian and Li Ting win China’s first Olympic gold medal in the sport in the women’s doubles at the Athens Games. October: Li Na is the first Chinese to win a WTA Tour singles title, in Guangzhou.  2005 January: Zheng Jie wins her first WTA Tour title at Hobart.  2006 January: Zheng Jie and Yan Zi win China’s first grand slam title in the women’s ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - PROFILE

    How Li Na went from a badminton-playing kid in Wuhan to one of China's global icons

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:22pm

    ... statement. “If I only knew what a vehicle the sport of tennis, along with my success, would become for my beloved China.” Her loss will be felt keenly at home. One of China’s “Golden Flowers”, ... of China’s social and economic transformation. But that was only half the story for Li, who never saw the rose tattoo on her chest as a symbol of rebellion. In interviews she described herself ...

  9. Sport - Rugby - ASIAN GAMES

    Asian Games women’s sevens results and standings

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:32pm

    ... SCMP Staff Women’s standings – Pool A Pos Team P W D L PF PA PD TF TA Pts 1 Japan 3 3 0 0 156 0 156 26 0 9 2 China 2 2 0 0 93 0 93 15 0 6 3 Singapore 2 1 0 1 19 60-41 3 10 4 4 South Korea ... 30/09 FT Japan 46-0 Uzbekistan Pool A 30/09 FT Singapore 19-0 South Korea Pool A 30/09 FT Hong Kong 52-0 Laos Pool B 30/09 FT Thailand 52-0 Malaysia Pool B 30/09 FT China 29-0 Uzbekistan Pool ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong Asian Games sevens team thrash Pakistan and Philippines

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 11:53pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Incheon alvin.sallay@scmp.com Jamie Hood's men rack up 18 tries without conceding points to Pakistan or Philippines ahead of tricky test against China in final group ... matches. A dangerous China await in the final pool match and if this obstacle is overcome, Hong Kong will finish as one of the top two seeds when the eight quarter-finalists are ranked ...




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