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  1. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Islands row hangs over Tokyo bid

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Shigemi Sato in Tokyo The territorial dispute over the Diaoyu Islands may have a negative impact on Japan's 2020 hopes given China's strong influence in Asia Islands row hangs ... politics. The Japanese government's purchase this month of three islands it administers and calls the Senkakus, but which are claimed as the Diaoyus by China and Taiwan, sparked violent mass ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Hong Kong's Doug Williams on cusp of biggest moment in career

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:54pm by BRIAN YAP

    ... career moment Hong Kong golfer Doug Williams is no stranger to flight mishaps before major tournaments, having unwittingly hopped on the wrong plane and ended up in the Canary Islands when he ... Palma", while booking a flight with Iberia Airlines to Mallorca for the Spanish Amateur Championship in 1982, and ended up in La Palmas in the Canary Islands. Finally arriving in Mallorca ...

  3. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Waratahs top but play-off picture still fuzzy

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 10:26pm by Reuters

    ... Zealand conference if they can prevail in a South Island showdown with the seven-times champions in Christchurch this weekend. They could also see their first play-off campaign in 12 years go up ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Abkhazia, Kosovo or Barcelona for Luis Suarez, the face of nipple clamps?

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:33am by James Porteous

    ... scored a penalty against Brazil. It stayed on his arm during and after the penalty, before jumping away to the island where boys are turned into donkeys Here's one for 'You ...

  5. Sport - Racing - TRIPLE TRIO

    Stage set for Size to make a Grand entrance in Triple Trio

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:19pm by Michael Cox

    ... a mile, forgive Faster More (Moreira) for his sluggish effort last time out as favourite and play him as banker. Take Demokles (Andreas Suborics) despite his wide draw, as well as Island Garden ...

  6. Sport - Golf

    Mikko Ilonen of Finland wins Irish Open

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 12:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cork, Ireland Finland’s Mikko Ilonen lead from start to finish to capture the Irish Open in Cork on Sunday. Ilonen, 34 celebrated his 300th European event and his fourth Tour victory with a one shot victory for a 13-under par tally on the Fota Island course. Italy’s Edoardo Molinari posted a last day 67 to finish second on 12-under par. Crowd favourite ...

  7. Sport - Tennis

    Li Na tight-lipped over islands dispute

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 05:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... nationalisation of the islands this month, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, sparked violent rallies across China that targeted the Japanese embassy, consulates and businesses, amid reports ... countries deepens. Last year’s French Open winner remained stoney-faced and refused to respond to a series of questions about the row over tiny islands in the East China Sea, causing moments ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    I'm no quitter, insists Cook after latest loss

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:11pm by AFP

    ... I've left everything out there England captain Alastair Cook Victory gave Sri Lanka the two-match series 1-0, after the Islanders themselves had battled to a draw with just one wicket standing ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Road to Rio: Hong Kong to Brazil a lesson in mastering time and space

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:54pm by Paul Kay

    ... flights, rental cars and accommodation that was available for less than the GDP of Fifa's lowest-ranked team (that's Turks and Caicos Islands, stat fans). Geographically minded, I had ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - ARGENTINA

    Messi and Co ensure a winning send-off from home fans

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... their rivalry with England on the eve of the World Cup on Saturday, unfurling a banner claiming sovereignty over the Falkland Islands before defeating Slovenia 2-0. Goals from Ricardo Alvarez ... But the proximity to the World Cup brought new attention. The South Atlantic islands have been ruled by Britain since 1833, but Argentina claims them and in 1982 attempted to seize control, sparking a brief ...




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