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  1. Sport - Other Sport

    Sport and politics do mix, says Thomas Bach

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 11:17pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... nations Sport and politics do mix, says Bach IOC chief Thomas Bach told Asian sporting leaders to start working more closely with politicians in their regions, insisting that the old adage that sport and politics don't mix does not hold water in present times. "Some people say that sport has nothing to do with politics, or sport has nothing to do with business or money. ...

  2. Sport - Rugby - China Sevens

    Videos: Hong Kong at China 7s

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 02:21pm

    ... SCMP Staff China Sevens men’s Cup final – Hong Kong 36-19 South Korea China Sevens men’s Cup semi-final – Sri Lanka 0-28 Hong Kong China Sevens women’s third-place play-off – Hong Kong 14-12 Kazakhstan ...

  3. Sport - China - CRICKET

    Claire Taylor leads MCC efforts to boost cricket in China

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:34pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Former England women's star is due in Hong Kong after three matches on the mainland Taylor leads efforts to boost game in China It's not been quite as intense as playing at a World Cup, but former England star Claire Taylor is on a groundbreaking visit playing with the MCC women's team in China. Having witnessed first hand ...


    Inside Incheon: Hong Kong Games leaders must accept that sports and politics do mix

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 12:12am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HK delegation leaders try to avoid questions on pro-democracy rallies, ignoring Bach's calls Sports and politics do mix- accept it Our dear sporting leaders obviously missed the new thinking from IOC president Thomas Bach at the start of these Games when he said sports and politics do mix. Here we had Pang Chung and Vivien Lau Chiang-chu, two ...

  5. Sport - China - VOLLEYBALL

    USA upset China in world volleyball final

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:57am

    ... for the United States on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over China. The US women easily took the first two sets, but allowed two-time champions China back into the final which they won 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, ... a 2-0 lead we knew China would never give up. It was a battle to the end and they have some great young players, as do we. “I hope that we will be playing against each other in the future. ...


    Home and Away: Fans have the club deep in their veins

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 11:12pm by PETE SIMPSON

    ... in their veins A polite word with the waiter at the Lexus Hotel in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa ensured normal service was resumed during the transmission of the weekend's English Premier ... The crowd, mostly delegates at the "Ethiopian International Peacekeeping Training Conference", were too polite to broach the subject of volume. What is it about Sunderland fans that make ...

  7. Sport - Tennis

    'Perfect' Federer ends Djokovic's China reign

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 12:45am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Shanghai Swiss master snaps Serb's 28-match win streak on the mainland in semis of Shanghai Masters 'Perfect' Federer ends Djokovic's China reign It took a "perfect match" by Roger Federer for Novak Djokovic's 28-match winning streak in China to come to an end. In their first match since Djokovic edged Federer to capture his ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong

    Major coup for Hong Kong as Clearwater Bay club will host Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:18pm by Spencer Robinson

    ... Clearwater Bay was given the nod. Inaugurated at Mission Hills Shenzhen in 2009, the event has subsequently been held in Japan (2010), Singapore (2011), Thailand (2012), China (Nanshan, 2013) ... and China's Guan Tianlang, who is one shot off the pace following an opening 68 in Melbourne. The winner each year earns an invitation to the Masters. The winner and runners-up gain spots ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - GYMNASTICS

    United States silence China to retain world title

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 01:17am by AFP

    ... but the balance beam United States silence China to retain world title Simone Biles led the United States to win a second straight women's team title at the world gymnastics championships last night as she geared up for her defence of the individual all-around crown. The 2012 Olympic champions collected 179.280 points through four apparatus events with hosts China, the 2006 world champions, ...

  10. Sport - China - GYMNASTICS

    Peerless China makes it six men's team golds in a row at worlds

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 12:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press In Nanning Imperious Chinese continue to dominate the men's team event at worlds in Nanning Gold rush as China makes it six in a row Led by Zhang Chenglong on the horizontal bar, China won its sixth straight gold medal in the men's team event at the gymnastics world championships on Tuesday. Japan led after five of six disciplines. And four-time world ...




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