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  1. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...


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

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

    ... old hands in the pantheon of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee, insisting the two don't when they were asked for their views on the pro-democracy movement. At a press conference to extol the deeds of our athletes- many of whom are students themselves- Pang, secretary general of the Hong Kong Sports Federation and & Olympic Committee, said: "At this forum, we are not here ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Chad Le Clos wins men's 100 metres freestyle in Hong Kong World Cup

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 12:18am by Unus Alladin

    ... butterfly, clocking 22.35 seconds. The South African said earlier that he was not affected by Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, which had brought some parts of the city to a near standstill ... medallist Le Clos. Cheah also clinched a bronze medal in the 100m backstroke- his first World Cup medal. He also picked up another bronze in the 50m butterfly and anchored Hong Kong to gold ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Hong Kong windsurfers in stunning comeback for best medal tally yet

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:17am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... with the silver won by Sonia Lo Sin-lam in the women's RS:One, Hong Kong windsurfers won two gold and two silver. Cheng Kwok-fai and Hayley Chan Hei-man were confirmed winners in their respective men's mistral and women's RS:X events before the last two races. I could not afford to make any mistakes or my medal hopes would have evaporated Andy Leung Hong Kong won one gold and two ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Nizakat Khan helps Hong Kong chase down Malaysia in Asian Games

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 12:41am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Cool-headed Nizakat Khan led Hong Kong into the semi-finals and medal contention after he blasted an unbeaten 68 against Malaysia on Tuesday. The right-hander made the most of a dropped catch before he had scored as he steered Hong Kong to a seven-wicket victory. Unruffled, he hit the winning runs as Hong Kong chased down 129 with two balls to spare. Hong Kong will now meet the winners ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong Asian Games sevens team thrash Pakistan and Philippines

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 11:53pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... match Hong Kong's magnificent seven power past rivals Being part of the Asian Games is "humbling" for Hong Kong, but Jamie Hood's men showed a touch of arrogance as they brushed aside Pakistan and the Philippines to put down a marker in the rugby sevens competition. Hong Kong hammered Pakistan 72-0 and the Philippines 40-0, to win the first of their three pool ...


    Inside Incheon: Individual or team glory? Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey must choose

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the rising star failed to win Hong Kong a rare individual medal in Incheon. However, she found some satisfaction in having anchored Hong Kong to three bronze medals in the women's relay events. But is this enough for Haughey, who has the potential to become the best female swimmer Hong Kong has produced? The answer may lie in her weary reply to a question after the 100 metres freestyle final, where ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong

    Kitchee out to make history for Hong Kong against Iraq's Arbil

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:39pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Champions are on the brink of becoming the first local side to reach the AFC Cup final Kitchee out to make history for Hong Kong Kitchee coach Jose Molina says his "fresher and better" team can make history at Mong Kok Stadium tonight by beating Arbil of Iraq to become the first Hong Kong team to reach the final of the AFC Cup. Kitchee ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    World Cup can help lift Hong Kong's profile, says organiser of new event

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 11:18pm by Kevin Kung

    ... for the next three years, can spark a dramatic improvement in domestic standards. Rights to stage the Fina/Mastbank Swimming World Cup short-course event annually in Hong Kong have been secured until 2017. This is the first time Hong Kong has hosted a leg of the circuit since 1999. Topping the line-up for action at the state-of-the-art complex today and tomorrow are South African London ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Hong Kong coach Shen Jinkang hails young charge Leung Chun-wing

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 10:40pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Hong Kong cycling's remarkable streak of winning Asian Games road-race medals continued yesterday, thanks to youngster Leung Chun-wing who claimed a bronze medal. The 20-year-old, a former ... result also earned Hong Kong their fifth road race medal in a row since Wong Kam-po took gold at the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. He took an aggressive approach today by staying in the leading ...




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