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  1. 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 ...

  2. HK finds a new hero, and Hayat wants more

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... bowed out in the Cup semi-finals at the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes. 'I'm looking forward now to playing my first game for Hong Kong at international level.' They don't come any more important than the ACC Twenty20 where Hong Kong will battle 10 other teams to decide which three will move on to the ICC Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers in Dubai next year. 'This ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  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. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... that the World Sailing Teams Association (WSTA), together with Louis Vuitton and the RHKYC, had decided to pull the plug. We were looking forward to witnessing top-class America's Cup boats manned by some of the best sailors in the world battling it out on Victoria Harbour in January. It would have been one of the biggest international sporting events to be hosted in Hong Kong and would ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Varty, Maclay punch holes in UAE

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to dominate a pesky UAE pack in the set pieces and at the breakdown. With Japan under new coach Eddie Jones in a rebuilding phase after last year's World Cup and fielding an A5N squad with only ... of their crown and claim Asian supremacy for the first time. Hong Kong returned last night from Dubai with an emphatic 85-10 victory over the United Arab Emirates in the opening match of the HSBC Asian ...

  9. Asian experience pays dividends for Doyle

    Posted Sep 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... won the Singapore Gold Cup- the first S$1 million (HK$4.6 million) race ever decided in the island city- on the Mick Kent-trained Carry The Flag. Doyle, 32, says his riding stints in greater ... some of the best riders in the world makes you a better jockey.' Doyle has had three previous seasons in Hong Kong and rode a total of 96 winners, a tally which swelled to 97 when he won ...

  10. 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] ...




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