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  1. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Robbie Deans 'not up to it', says former Wallabies coach Alan Jones

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

    ... Agence France-Presse Deans 'not up to it', says ex-Wallabies coach Jones Former Australia coach Alan Jones said incumbent Robbie Deans was out of his depth, claiming the best way he could improve the Wallabies was to shut up and stay at home in bed. Jones, who was in charge of the rugby team from 1984-87, labelled Deans a "provincial coach" who had ...

  2. Jones 'perfect' for Japan hotseat

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com John Kirwan has strongly endorsed former Wallaby coach Eddie Jones as the man to take over from him as coach of Japan. The All Blacks legend said Jones would be the ideal person to continue the odyssey of the Brave Blossoms in the run-up to the 2019 World Cup, which will be hosted by Japan. 'Eddie Jones as Japan coach would be fantastic. ...

  3. China in home waters will be massive threat, warns Aussie Jones

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay China's women's team will be a force at home during next year's Beijing Olympics, warned Australian star Leisel Jones, who is in town to kick start Hong ... factor,' Jones (pictured), the world record-holder at the 100 metres and 200m breaststroke said, Chinese swimmers disappointed at the 2004 Games in Athens, returning with only one gold medal (Luo ...

  4. First to school, then to pool, advises Australian wondergirl Jones

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay If she had the chance to turn back the clock, Leisel Jones would go back to school- an environment she turned her back on at the age of 15 to pursue her dream of Olympic glory at the Sydney Games in 2000. With Hong Kong swimmer Stephanie Au Hoi-shun poised to emulate Jones by leaving school, it was only appropriate to ask the Australian star if she advocated such a huge step. ...

  5. No average robot

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Robots are not as simple and straightforward as they used to be- as five Hong Kong engineering students discovered during a robot competition in Beijing recently. The students- including a freshman and a PhD student- are from the University o ...

  6. Jones steps in after Afridi is forced to pull out of Hong Kong Sixes

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Sixes. Afridi is involved in the one-day series against South Africa, and had informed organisers of his unavailability. He will be replaced by former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones ... Lara, Glenn McGrath, Craig McMillan, Heath Streak and Anil Kumble. The world's top test run-getter Lara was expected to keep wicket originally, but with specialist Jones in the team, ...

  7. Farr-Jones still fighting the good fight

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Australia's Rugby World Cup winner is firmly in the Asian camp. Robby Nimmo reports When Nick Farr-Jones captained Australia to victory in the second Rugby World Cup in 1991 at Twickenham, rugby was a different game- on and off the field. These days, Farr-Jones does not take the easy path of living off his former glories, which included bringing home the William Webb Ellis ...

  8. Williams dashes out from the shadows left by Jones and Devers

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin World champion Lauryn Williams says she has already stepped out of the shadow of the legendary Marion Jones. Williams, who grabbed the 100 metres title at the World Championships in Helsinki last month, said she was ready to carry the baton left by the fading Jones. 'We haven't heard her [Jones] name very often this year and I respect her a lot. ...

  9. Jones comes through in soggy Zhuhai

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Reigning champion Christian Jones's first foray at the Zhuhai International Circuit proved a winning one when he won round four of the Asian Formula Three Championship for his first success of the year. Jones, son of 1980 Formula One world champion Alan Jones, had played second fiddle to Indonesian driver Ananda Mikola in the previous three rounds. Yesterday, ...

  10. 'No truth to the rumour'

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... not at this incredible tournament,' he said. A contingent of the French wine industry was at one of the tables, including Antoine Billecart, a seventh-generation scion of the champagne house ...




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