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  1. HK Open to join US$1m society

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that a new US$1.25 million tournament- the inaugural Chinese Golf Association Championship- and open only to players on the Asian Tour will be held in Beijing in June. In the first half of next year, ...

  2. Homeless footballers playing in Paris

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... others kick their habit. 'I wanted to do something good for society,' he said. The team, along with coach Leung Chi-wing, left on Thursday. Before boarding, Wu was all smiles. ... a family to me. I know my skills aren't that good but they accept me.' The Society for Community Organisation (SoCO) and the Wofoo Foundation helped the team raise HK$15,000 for the trip. ...

  3. Not skirting the issue, Choong game for change

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... just go ahead. And if you have it, why hide it,' he adds with disarming candour. In town last week as a guest of the Hong Kong Football Club's badminton society, which was celebrating ... the badminton society chairman- take part last Sunday. Choong turned 81 last month, and is still perky and has a sharp mind. He reckons he has won more than 450 titles, including 70 top international ...

  4. Chinese group takes a stake in Inter Milan

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com A minority stake acquired by a group of Chinese investors in Italian football club FC Internazionale, also known as Inter Milan, may increase as China ... this [Chinese] company has made an investment in Europe.' Moratti said the investment helped strengthen the club. 'It's also a good business deal as far as Italy is concerned,' he ...

  5. Chinese teen star's splash causing ripple effects

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson Curiouser and curiouser becomes the tale of Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen, a story of a prodigy who has stunned and divided the world of sports. The 16-year-old and her country's sports training system have been given the British media treatment following her remarkable gold medals and record-breaking performances, and she has been dubbed ...

  6. The Chinese girl who gave Kazakhstan a Games lift

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chinese sports fans were left to rue the one that got away yesterday after Olympic weightlifter Zulfiya Chinshanlo claimed the women's 53kg clean-and-jerk gold medal for Kazakhstan ... The revelation appeared to inflame patriotic sentiment online, especially as Chinshanlo's Chinese rival Zhou Jun crashed out in the early stages of the competition. Zhou Junfu, director of the Hunan ...

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    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

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

    ... after the Western States. He’s also the only participant who’s not residing in North America (there’s a Chinese guy named Di Wu, but he lives in the US, working as a research associate ... was the Four Trails Challenge over Chinese New Year, and since that I didn’t do anything longer than 50km.   How did the trails compare to Hong Kong’s? It’s a net downhill course, but there is still ...

  8. Long march to London: will Mao's poems inspire volleyball team?

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Can Mao Zedong's poetry rekindle the fighting spirit of the Chinese women's volleyball team in time for next year's London Olympics? The team, with only five ... by the Communist Party. The push is one method being used to hold together an increasingly fragmented society. Flamboyant Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai has been spearheading a revival of revolutionary ...

  9. Hatton's HK mission for Chinese boxers

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Unus Alladin Former world champion Ricky Hatton will be on a special mission when he attends next week's Thursday Night Fights II event at Kitec: find potential Chinese fighters to join his stable. The former International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight champion will be a guest of honour at the tournament that will see Hong Kong's ...

  10. Chinese boy, 13, to take on Euro pros

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Castka Thirteen-year-old world junior champion Guan Tianlang will make history next week at the Volvo China Open in Tianjin when he becomes the youngest player ever to compete in a European Tour event. Guangzhou-born Guan is expected to add to tha ...




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