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  1. 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 ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Jockey Club stance on controversial drug Lasix the only choice

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 07:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... and compete abroad more than ever, the United States has become something of an island, and the use of Lasix is one of the causes of the competitive isolation. In 2012, the Breeders’ Cup – the meeting ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Now for Asian Games gold, Gareth Baber tells Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 10:06pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Lanka in the semi-finals, scraping to a 10-7 victory with the South Asian islanders hunting an upset win in the dying minutes and finishing the stronger of the two sides. Boosted by recently ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Japan ring changes to fight for Asian Sevens Series crown

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 11:02pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... a fortnight ago. Also in the team is Pacific islands playmaker Lomano Lemeki who is also Asian Games-qualified. This is a very important tournament for us if we are to defend our Asian sevens crown ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong must raise the bar fast for Asian Games: coach Liu Chun-fai

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 12:40am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... before the interval. But that was the best they could offer at Macau Stadium on Taipa island. The players lack the initiative to attack, mentally and physically. The first half was better as we ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Asian Games medal in cricket is 'ours for the taking'

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 11:47pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... then and attitudes have changed," Gidwani added. Winning a medal will be like reaching the promised land for the former South Island School student who will be taking part in her last big assignment ...

  7. Sport - Tennis

    Li Na tight-lipped over islands dispute

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 05:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... nationalisation of the islands this month, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, sparked violent rallies across China that targeted the Japanese embassy, consulates and businesses, amid reports ... countries deepens. Last year’s French Open winner remained stoney-faced and refused to respond to a series of questions about the row over tiny islands in the East China Sea, causing moments ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Hong Kong's Geoff Cheah feels at home with Michael Phelps

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... life here since he was one. But after finishing his studies at West Island School, he decided that to realise his dream of becoming the first local swimmer to make it to an Olympic final, he ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Five challengers sign up for America's Cup

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 10:45pm by NYT

    ... will replace Australia's Hamilton Island Yacht Club as challenger of record. Hamilton Island pulled out in July, the second time since Ellison won the America's Cup in 2010 in a one-off ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Take shackles off Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 09:14pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... on Hong Kong Island is a task even Hercules would balk at. But it must be accomplished if the Hong Kong marathon is to rank in the same class as London, Boston or New York. The government has ...




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