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  1. Leung's job secure, Club says

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Jockey Club yesterday gave assurances about the job security of former assistant trainer Danny Leung Wai-tak, whose immediate future is the subject of potential industrial action. Leung was formerly assistant trainer to Ricky Yiu Poon-fie, who would not accept him as his assistant trainer for next season. Leung has also been unable to reach an agreement with any ...


    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... A new assistant starter and four extra handlers will beef up the team of horsemen at the start of races to minimise the problems that blighted last season. The Jockey Club yesterday announced that Tony McGovern, an experienced starter from New Zealand, would join the Club in the role of assistant starter to Philip Waldron. 'We will also have four new handlers behind ...

  3. sports development

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Reading comprehension 1 According to Trisha Leahy, sports will suffer unless... a. the government spends more money on sports facilities. b. athletes are given more flexibility ... in the competition next month. 3 A lot of...................... investors have been scared away by the corruption scandal. Answers: Reading comprehension: 1. b, 2. d, 3. a, 4. d Vocabulary: 1. win-win ...

  4. Racetrack security strategy needs rethink

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and buzz of racing nights, a world away from fast money and heavy racetrack security. This may not be the floodlit image of non-stop action in a high-rise fishbowl that visitors to Hong Kong take ... of trouble that could have made it hard to foil. Presumably the culprits concealed themselves inside the gates before they were closed at 11pm, after which the area is under reduced security ...

  5. English coach turns down HK job offer

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the government's Project Phoenix- a comprehensive plan to revive the city's soccer. The project will give the HKFA financial assistance to fill the two top jobs. Jonathan McKinley, Hong Kong's ... to consider the Hong Kong team job. Eastick, who was England Under-20 team manager in this summer's World Cup in Colombia and assistant to Stuart Pearce with the Under-21s, watched Hong ...

  6. TVB turns up heat in row over Olympics

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Olympic Games coverage is made available on free to air television across the territory. The IOC is committed to delivering this coverage in Hong Kong'. i-Cable, which secured the rights ... the Games. In a statement yesterday, the pay station said it had sought assistance from the IOC to step in with the broadcasting arrangements in the mainland. It said it hoped to reach an agreement ...

  7. Social scene beckons for holiday-weary tai-tais back in the city

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen After a restful holiday out of the limelight, the city's tai-tais did not waste time returning to the scene to be seen. Cosmetics brand Estee Lauder invited socialites to lunch at the Grand Hyatt hotel ballroom in Wan Chai, for a promotio ...

  8. Juniors secure world's fifth-best spot

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The team secured fifth place when Cheuk-yan beat Ryosei Kobayashi 3-1 to give them an unassailable 2-0 lead in the best-of-three matches. Tsz-fung believes the key to the team's success ...

  9. Sport - Golf

    Team unity makes US Ryder Cup team stronger

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles European star believes an increasingly social PGA Tour will lift US Ryder Cup chances Team unity to make US stronger, says Bjorn Close team bonds have not always ... more and more now over here and that will stand the US in very good stead at the Ryder Cup." Eight of the 12 spots on the US team have been secured and, in Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, ...

  10. Eastick is offered job as HK manager

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... team manager, with an option for another three years. The financial resources will come from the government's Project Phoenix, a comprehensive plan to revive Hong Kong soccer. The project will also give the HKFA financial assistance to recruit a chief executive officer dealing mainly with commercial matters. Eastick has been coaching for more than 30 years, working at club level ...




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