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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. Letters

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Diaoyus belong to Japan The Diaoyu island chain belongs to Japan ('Free the Diaoyu activists now, Beijing demands', March 26). Japan has rightfully included the Diaoyus in its ... US occupation of the Diaoyu Islands, the Americans returned them to Japan, not China. I view this from a neutral standpoint. I am not Japanese; in fact, I am Chinese. But the islands remain ...

  3. News - DIGEST

    News Digest, August 15

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by JIM JENKINS

    ... Warning to Japan over disputed Diaoyu Islands Beijing will be forced to send warships to the Diaoyu Islands if Japan sends its navy to intercept Hong Kong activists heading there to claim Chinese sovereignty over the disputed territory, says an editorial in the mainland's Global Times. Briefing on party congress fails to announce dates A briefing in Beijing ...

  4. Politics and players to battle out soccer final

    Posted Aug 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the second world war and over the Diaoyu Islands. 'During peacetime, sport is the best platform to express national sentiment,' Mr Zhang said, adding that big sporting events were often politicised. He said he and other soccer fans planned to unfurl banners at the match in support of mainland sovereignty over the disputed islands, known as the Senkaku Islands in Japan. Beijing-based ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - BADMINTON

    Badminton Super Series victory for HK's Poon Lok-yan and Tse Ying-suet

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... England Championships this year. The coach rejected criticism that the pair's victory was made easier after players from mainland China withdrew from the tournament because of the Diaoyu Islands dispute. "You have to remember that they upset two pairs in the tournament who have higher world rankings," said He. "It's the reward for all their hard work and effort ...

  6. Scuffles erupt before soccer final

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not forget to show basic respect for the Japanese soccer players and fans at the venue,' it said. The authorities had also asked Diaoyu activities to refrain from stirring emotions. Feng Jinhua, one of seven mainland activists detained after landing on the Diaoyu Islands earlier this year, and other mainland activists, were told by national security officials before the match ...

  7. Anti-Japan boo-boys cause for concern

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... atrocities and is exacerbated by the rising tide of nationalism on the mainland. Territorial spats over the Diaoyu islands and disputed offshore oil reserves do not help the situation. Although ... activist in the campaign to defend China's sovereignty over the Diaoyu islands. 'The resentment is justified and a natural response towards a sports team representing a former invader ...

  8. Cup final a test of sportsmanship

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese resentment of the Japanese prime minister's annual visits to a shrine honouring Japanese war dead to territorial disagreements in the Diaoyu Islands, the solution must lie ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

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

    ... months he had lost 32 kilograms. Then he hit the treadmill, starting out slowly for 20 minutes, then 45, then 90. In April 2010, he ran his first ultra, the annual 65km Round The Island race ...

  10. Benson proves to be top Moon Trekker

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Unus Alladin Darren Benson of Champion System Adventure Team was the overall winner of the third annual Moon Trekker, which finished on Lantau Peak on Friday night. About 1,000 runners took part in one of Hong Kong's most unusual races, with Benson c ...




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