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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong needs to find its can-do spirit for sports hub

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Dubai has it and so does Singapore; it's time for our government to get off the fence and fund the Kai Tak sports hub HK needs to findits can-do spirit It's no secret, says Dubai Sports City general manager Maqbul Dudhia, that the tiny desert sheikhdom harbours big ambitions of hosting the Olympic Games. And if the city which boasts ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Left Field: 2023 Asian Games look out of reach for Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Back-door deal means Dubai will likely win the vote, leaving Hong Kong to look much further into the future to host showpiece Many of the bigwigs on the Olympic Council of Asia executive ... and push for a Hong Kong 2023 Asian Games would have been ideal if not for one spanner in the works - Dubai's decision to pull out of the 2019 race, which was decided this week with Hanoi ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Fixing claims have forever tainted Hong Kong soccer

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 07:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... in Dubai and Singapore who at the press of an SMS can command clubs to lose a match. China was well-known for its corrupt soccer system. Now it seems Hong Kong too has been entangled in this same ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong should push for a role in IRB Women's Sevens Series

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with the first played in Dubai last weekend. One day before the United Arab Emirates celebrated its 41st birthday, a slick outfit from New Zealand crushed South Africa 41-0 in the Cup final to clinch ... as happened in Dubai. While there is merit in newer destinations, as that would spread the message far and wide, it would also make sense - and cut costs - if both the men's and women's ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD

    World series? Pull the other one

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... be better, too. It would also give Hong Kong, undoubtedly the best tournament by far now that I have been to London, Wellington and Dubai, the chance to round off the series. ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Why next year is huge for sevens

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... cannot be overlooked either, with a sterling performance in Dubai this month when they came close to pulling off a win over Belgium, ranked 23rd in the world. With such a small base of players, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEFT FIELD

    Career comes first for Robertson

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the outcome is crystal clear. Robertson said he had already played in a World Cup Sevens (Dubai in 2009) and that while it had been a hard decision to forsake the chance of playing in another, he ...



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