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  1. Our sports officials need to learn a rugby lesson

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for tomorrow's Bledisloe Cup tie seems to have gone unnoticed amongst our ministers. Some of the game's most exciting players have been at the centre of community events, meeting fans, visiting ... officials seem disinterested. The Bledisloe Cup match is failing to fill the stadium due to a variety of factors, and yet ironically local rugby has benefited from it due to the players' ...

  2. Mini-rugby players' epic proves Guinness World Records breaker

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... magnificent- to have it on a day the world's best rugby players will be in action. All the basics a kid learns here today will be seen at the Bledisloe Cup; having fun is a key part of playing rugby,' said Burke, a member of the 1999-World Cup winning team. As if the Bledisloe Cup was not enough of an attraction for the world, the Guinness World Records success would add extra spice ...

  3. Mini rugby targets major upgrade on record for largest tournament

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hours before the All Blacks and the Wallabies meet in the fourth Bledisloe Cup clash next Saturday, the stars of the future - children from 18 mini rugby clubs - will put Hong Kong rugby on the map when they take part in a Guinness World Record attempt. More than 3,000 boys and girls from the Hong Kong Mini Rugby Football Union will take part in the world's largest mini rugby ...

  4. World Cup winner Lippi 'to take Guangzhou reins'

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Lee Jang-soo has been sacked as Guangzhou Evergrande coach and will be replaced by former Italy World Cup-winning boss Marcello Lippi, according to mainland reports. ... World Cup with Italy. But he has not coached since quitting after the 2010 World Cup, when Italy crashed out at the group stage. Titan Sports claimed Lippi's assistant, Narciso Pezzotti, ...

  5. Old-timers battle it out for 'Calcutta Cup'

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... versus Rhinos match and he picked up a silver cup in a Calcutta market,' Bird said. 'He presented the cup to the two teams before this first fixture and we have been playing for our Calcutta Cup every year on the Friday of the Sevens since then.' In order to commemorate the 25th anniversary, Bird (60) rummaged in his old belongings to unearth his boots so he could once ...

  6. Kent & Curwen Cup's special visitor ensures everyone has a right royal time

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai The annual Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup added much-needed colour to the gloomy weekend at the Sha Tin racecourse. The brand designed the equestrian uniforms for the 2012 London Olympics, and to highlight its ties to the British horse racing circuit, invited Peter Phillips, Queen Elizabeth's oldest grandson, to the event. As guest of honour, he ...

  7. Everyone's a winner at Melbourne Cup party

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... running in the Melbourne Cup, of course. They were all dressed to impress at an unseasonally hot Happy Valley racecourse, where it was the Australian Association of Hong Kong's Melbourne Cup Day. The champagne flowed while the race was shown live on the big screen. The Melbourne Cup is Australia's biggest horse race and is billed as 'the race that stops a nation'. ...


    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... teams did Barnsley beat in their shock run to the FA Cup semi-finals? 8 Who caught the winning touchdown pass for the New York Giants in the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots? 9 What was the score in the Australia v New Zealand Bledisloe Cup clash in Hong Kong? 10 Chinese player Zheng Jie was the surprise package at this year's Wimbledon, advancing to the semi-finals. Which top ...

  9. Shopping malls pull out all the stops with bigger and better screens for World Cup

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Many soccer pundits say group G is the toughest in this year's World Cup. But we reckon the so-called Group of Death of Brazil, Portugal, Ivory Coast and North Korea ... actor Jaycee Fong Cho-ming and actress Fiona Sit Hoi-kei between matches. At Harbour City's World Cup publicity launch on Friday we ran into the sportswear-clad Elanne Kong Yeuk-lam (above, ...

  10. Stressed cup thrower gets probation

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A jobless teacher who threw a porcelain cup and plastic bottle from her window two days in a row to release stress was handed a 12-month probation order in Kwun Tong Court. Fong Ka-lam, 33, threw the items from her second-floor flat at Wang Yip House, Wang Tau Hom Estate, in Wong Tai Sin on December 13 and 14. A security guard called the police. Fong said she committed ...




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