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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Cook Islands’ amateurs battle the odds

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:42pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Cook Islands know time is of the essence as they try to tighten up They get only their gym membership covered by playing rugby for the country and it will be a race against time to gel as a team, yet the Cook Islands believe they can qualify for the Sevens World Series, said New Zealand-based coach Chad Tuoro. "We have players with the rugby ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Islands row hangs over Tokyo bid

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Shigemi Sato in Tokyo The territorial dispute over the Diaoyu Islands may have a negative impact on Japan's 2020 hopes given China's strong influence in Asia Islands row hangs ... politics. The Japanese government's purchase this month of three islands it administers and calls the Senkakus, but which are claimed as the Diaoyus by China and Taiwan, sparked violent mass ...

  3. Sport - Racing - BLACK BOOK

    Yip has a Weapon of choice up his sleeve

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 08:51pm by Alan Aitken

    ... to be asked whether there was a better run all day than Island Garden. It wasn't just that Zac Purton had to go back to last from his outside draw then had tempo against him- he could have ... by failing favourites and legless outsiders while the race got out of his reach. Unquestionably, Island Garden was the moral victor and he should convert that to an actual victory very soon. ...

  4. Sport - Golf - RBC Heritage

    US Ryder Cup skipper Tom Watson keen to get eagle eye on players

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:34pm by NYT

    ... Associated Press in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Veteran tees up at Heritage event, the scene of victories in his heyday, hoping to learn more about contenders for Gleneagles Watson keen to get eagle eye on players Tom Watson wants to take a closer look at American prospects for the Ryder Cup, so the US captain is playing in the RBC Heritage this week. Watson won ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Teenagers Wilhelm Christensson and Aymeric Gillard take break from studies to to experience thrills of China Sea race

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:59pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... race from Hong Kong," joked Gillard with the aplomb of a veteran sailor on the eve of the race. Gillard and Christensson are both 17. Gillard goes to South Island School and Christensson ...

  6. Sport - Golf - THE MASTERS

    Masters a familiar tale of disappointment and frustration for Rory McIlroy

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:22am by Agence France-Presse

    ... at Congressional in Washington by eight strokes, and added the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island. But Augusta National remains a work in progress. “It has been a frustrating week because I felt like ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Mr Gourmet looks appetising down in grade

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 10:20pm by Alan Aitken

    ... with no obvious leaders engaged and the possibility of a stop-start kind of pace. With the favourites Mr Gourmet, Vara Pearl and Island Garden (Zac Purton) all drawn in the outside half of the field, ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Gutsy Hong Kong fall to physical Tongans

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:30pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... it was another big loss, and indeed the five tries the Pacific islanders put past the home team supports that conclusion. Yet Hong Kong can be proud of another gutsy performance against the kind ... for it was full-on, no-holds-barred rugby from the islanders, who pride themselves on big hits. It was dished out in spades, so much so that it was a surprise that the referee pulled out his yellow card ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - ELIGIBILITY

    Hong Kong hopefuls' dreams thwarted by passport issue

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 12:46am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Kaela-Mei Townson, 13, is excluded from AFC tournament because of documentation rules Passport issue a familiar obstacle to HK youngsters HK hopefuls' dreams thwarted by passport issue Kaela-Mei Townson has dreams of playing for Hong Kong. But the Island School teenager has found herself excluded from an international tournament ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Soccer academy farce another example of how difficult it is to get things done in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... are starting to work like clockwork. You can get a new passport in a day, or even a driver's licence. But still the island holds the record for the most number of government ministries- a grand ...




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