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  1. HK earn Cup after whipping Brazil

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong picked up an early Christmas present when they won the inaugural Emirates Airlines Cup of Nations by defeating Brazil 37-3 in the winners-take-all final in Dubai. The victory is the first time Hong Kong have won a significant international 15s tournament. The wins over Brazil, Kenya and the United Arab Emirates will also raise Hong ...

  2. Time for a break

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as she managed a disappointing time of two minutes and 2.75 seconds. The Olympic qualifying time is one minute and 58.33 seconds set by Fina, the world governing body. 'I felt a bit tired after a hectic schedule,' said Sze, who won a gold medal for Hong Kong at the World Cup short-course series in Dubai last month. 'I will give it another attempt [to qualify] early next ...

  3. Asia's real World City is Singapore

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Women's World Cup. Hong Kong had one in tenpin bowling for women, hardly a show-stealer. As we face a new beginning, with incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying taking up the leadership in a few ... Alvin Sallay One guess as to Hong Kong's standing in the world as an Ultimate Sports City? It's not hard to hazard the answer is nowhere. Well, at least not among the 25 cities ...

  4. HK's World Cup dream alive after gutsy win over Koreans

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The World Cup dream lives on after Hong Kong pulled off a sensational 32-8 victory over South Korea in one of the most slick performances seen by a local team in recent ... competition will undoubtedly give momentum to a side who believe they can go all the way- or at least finish second to Japan and earn the World Cup repechage spot against Uruguay. '[Travelling] ...

  5. United visit just the beginning as Macau plans to lure world's best

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Manchester United- one of the biggest brand names in world sport- will be the flag-bearer for Macau's ambitious plans to become a sports events capital for the region, according to the city's top sports official, Manuel Silverio. The English Premiership giants will make a historic visit to Macau on July 23 for the Venetian Macau Cup. The star-studded side, ...

  6. Tie unsure of her future despite World Cup medal

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Tie Yana is still undecided about her future in the sport after a creditable finish in the World Cup. Tie, who returned yesterday from the Kuala Lumpur event with a silver medal and a cheque for HK$170,000, said she would not rush into a decision. She lost to Li Xiaoxia of China in the final. 'I am still haunted by the Olympic Games experience,' said ...

  7. A mix of Monaco and Dubai?

    Posted Jul 12th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Great cities must change if they want to keep up with a changing world around them. However remarkable their natural or geographical endowments, they do not always do so. ... far-fetched at the time. But as China has changed, so have Hong Kong's relative attractions. Now, a mix of Monaco and Dubai seems a reasonable aspiration. Hong Kong has two singular attributes. ...

  8. HK a step closer to World Cup spot

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France. A no-frills 23-7 victory over China in Beijing yesterday moved Hong Kong one step closer to making their first World Cup appearance. Now they need to beat South ... Sri Lanka- for Asia's solitary ticket to France. Asia is one of the fastest growth areas in world rugby, but is only given one automatic berth to the World Cup. Japan are raging ...

  9. Front-row trio prove their worth as HK crush Kenya

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... up the International Rugby Board world rankings. Hong Kong are ranked 29th and a win over unbeaten Brazil could see them move into the mid-20s. The Dubai tour is being used by Hong Kong ... display against Kenya at the Emirates Airlines Cup of Nations. Hong Kong took a huge step towards winning the inaugural tournament by defeating Kenya 44-17 in their second match in the four-nation ...

  10. New World expects policies to help stores

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was not related to concerns over Dubai World but said NWS's involvement in the region was so small that it no longer made economic sense to have interests there. Cheng said the firm would continue ... Isabella Steger New World Department Store China chairman Henry Cheng Kar-shun said he was optimistic about the mainland's retail sector in the coming year, following pledges from ...




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