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  1. Mainland team face HK test

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The China national team will take on the Hong Kong squad bound for the Asian Cricket Council Trophy in Kuwait in a limited-overs match at Kai Tak today. The mainland team, coached by former Pakistan international Rashid Khan, will make the mo ...

  2. Limited options for licensing committee

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Friday's licensing committee meeting has not only to consider the licensing of jockeys for the second half of the season, but the thorny question of diversity that so often intrudes into simply doing the best available job. We don't anticipate anything changes among the Chinese riders after half-time and the expatriate licences for the most part look ...

  3. 2008 Games to start two weeks later

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fearing the effects of a sizzling summer, Beijing organisers persuade the Olympics committee to push back its dates Beijing's 2008 Olympics will be postponed by two weeks because ... organising committee had been pushing for a three-week postponement. The Games were originally scheduled to be held from July 25 to August 10, but the International Organising Committee (IOC) ...

  4. Yuan grabs early lead in Chengdu

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Big-hitting Yuan Hao shot a six-under-par 66 to lead amateur Zhang Xinjun by one stroke after the first round of the Luxehills Golf Championship, the Omega China Tour's first event in Chengdu. Teenage star Benny Ye Jianfeng- who had ei ...

  5. War to keep graft away from Games stepped up

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... corruption-free. A little known anti-graft watchdog had been set up by the central government the day the organising committee was established in November 2001, he said. The 23-strong group, chaired ... Olympics organisers. But preparations for the Games had not been affected by the scandal. Mr Liu, who is also executive vice-president of the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games ...

  6. The International Olympic Committee

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen. For news on the Beijing Games preparations go to http://en.beijing2008.cn/ The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is the top Olympic organisation. All major ... are the big wigs of the Olympic Games. There are many sub-committees within the IOC. They all have their part to play in getting the Olympics up and running every four years. The IOC's tight ...

  7. Smog may delay Games events, IOC chief fears

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Pollution warning by Rogge as one-year countdown starts International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge warned yesterday that Beijing's air pollution could force ... of discussion. Li Zhanjun, of the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, confirmed the trial plan but refused to go into further details before a press conference on the issue tomorrow. ...

  8. Beijing 'on track' for a successful Games

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney in Beijing Preparations for the Beijing Olympics are well on schedule, a central government official said yesterday, exactly two years from the opening of the Games on August ... features,' said Wang Wei, secretary-general of the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Bocog). Mr Wang said construction of all 12 new competition venues was under way, and other ...

  9. Official held in widening Olympic graft probe

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that has already brought about the downfall of a former Beijing vice-mayor, but Beijing Games organisers were silent on the issue yesterday. Officials from the Beijing Organising Committee ... yesterday, saying: 'I don't know much about it.' If the Beijing-backed Wen Wei Po report is true, Mr Jin would be the second senior Beijing official detained by central disciplinary ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    USA ready to get back into the bidding wars

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to taste that feeling again. The last time the US hosted a summer Olympics was in 1996, Atlanta. The head of the US Olympic Committee, Larry Probst, said: "We think the games needs to come ... Committee who apparently had an axe to grind with the sporting superpower. This resulted in the USOC deciding to pass on bidding for the 2020 Games while it shored up its international relationships ...




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