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  1. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    HK prodigy Dylan Tombides in debut for West Ham while battling cancer

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Tombides tells of joy at playing for first team in League Cup clash while still having treatment HK star in debut for West Ham as he fights cancer A former Hong Kong football prodigy made his first-team debut for English Premier League club West Ham United just over a year after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Australian Dylan Tombides ...

  2. Former HK coach Lai dies

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Former Hong Kong coach Lai Sun-cheung passed away yesterday after a long struggle against lung cancer. He was 59. Lai was admitted to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Tai Po on Thursday for routine treatment but his condition deteriorated rapidly. Lai (pictured) was one of Hong Kong's best midfielders in the 1970s before turning to coaching. He joined ...

  3. Young footballer eyes new goal after beating cancer

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Carney A former Hong Kong football prodigy hopes to achieve his goal of playing in the English Premier League after beating cancer. Australian Dylan Tombides, 18, played ... World Cup in Mexico, scoring against Ivory Coast. But then came the shock diagnosis of his cancer. Because of the chemotherapy, he lost 10kg. He had an operation in January to remove a four-inch ...

  4. Ex-HK soccer starlet defeats cancer

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com A former Hong Kong soccer prodigy is aiming to achieve his goal of playing in the star-studded English Premier League after beating cancer. Australian ... But then came the shock diagnosis of his cancer. Because of the chemotherapy, he shed 10kg. He had an operation in January to remove a four-inch blood clot in his abdomen and cancer cells in his lymph ...

  5. Pint-sized projector gets style treatment

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Carolyn Ong

    ... Product: InFocus LP120 personal projector Price: HK$28,800 for Coach Edition Pros: Less than 1kg, and as slim as a paperback, this is the most portable projector yet Cons: Size of projection is small at 22 inches. Might be better off buying a wide-screen ...

  6. Splash treatment

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Competitors set off on the swimming leg in race four of the Aquathon Series at Tai Mei Tuk yesterday. National triathlon squad member Lemuel Lau Ching-yin took the men's elite division honours in the 500-metre swim, 5km run event. Lau ...

  7. Help give cancer the boot

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Cancer Fund is raffling off the ball and tickets cost $500. The ball, donated by British property developer Taylor Woodrow, is signed by the likes of Dennis Bergkamp, Patrick Vieira, Jose Antonio Reyes, Sol Campbell, Robert Pires and others. The deadline to buy tickets is noon on Friday, with the draw held shortly after. Tickets are available online at www.cancer-fund.org. A spokeswoman ...

  8. FA leaves itself open to tabloid-type treatment

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... around newspapers and their treatment of football, I would have had those papers in my possession. It is a fact of British life today that editorial content that would previously have been ...

  9. Question of the week: Which athlete do you admire most?

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... makes it look easy- down in the first set, but hits back hard to win the match. Vijaishri Vijayakumar, 15, Delia School of Canada My idol is Terry Fox. He was diagnosed with bone cancer at 18. Instead of remaining in hospital for treatment, he started raising funds for cancer patients. Despite his suffering, he helped others like him. Ben Gran, 16, Australian International School ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Armstrong gone, time to vanquish doping in all sports

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with testicular cancer that spread to his lungs and brain, but he beat the odds and within months, was back in the saddle and winning his first Tour de France. Prize money, sponsorship deals and appearances made him rich and a household name, enabling his Livestrong cancer-fighting foundation to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. Cycling as a sport moved into the mainstream and more ...




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