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  1. Dutchman misses out on Dubai purse

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Dutchman Derksen put on a brave face after a missed birdie on the last hole cost him a share of second place - and a spot in the rich Dubai World Championship field this week. ... much sweeter. 'I thought if I could make that one on the last I might just make the Dubai World Championship, but just missed out on that as well. If someone else plays better ...

  2. Detours: Board in Dubai

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Robin Esrock

    ... Robin Esrock Only in Dubai can you sandboard enormous desert dunes in the morning, and snowboard indoors in the afternoon. Through Alpha Tours (tel: [971] 4294 9888), one of the dozens of tour agencies offering desert safaris, I pay 700 Arab Emirate dirhams (HK$1,480) to drive 40 minutes out of Dubai's heavy traffic towards the stunning desert known as Big Red. It's ...

  3. Dubai's Super Saturday gives Hong Kong runners hope

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken While we are thinking international, some of Hong Kong's six-strong team for the Dubai World Cup meeting will have taken encouragement from Super Saturday at Meydan. As yet, the final composition of the Dubai fields is unknown, so there may be many horses to come for the main events which were not have been around for the traditional lead-up fixture. ...

  4. Bad starts cost HK contenders in Dubai

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox in Dubai Michael.cox@scmp.com Hong Kong hearts were broken as the two sprinters carrying the Bauhinia flag were beaten by barriers, in more ways than one, at a drama-charged Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan last night. Joy And Fun was left the sole Hong Kong-runner in the Al Quoz Sprint after the surprise late scratching of Eagle Regiment and missed the start ...

  5. Dubai mission is not a no-brainer

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the gelding's connections have every right to be careful with their choices. To anyone else, it looks a no-brainer to make the trip to Dubai in the aftermath of his stroll to win the Gold Cup on Sunday. ... lot of prize money. But owners Johnson Lam Pui-hung and Anderson Lam Hin-yue are not keen to make the trip to Meydan, and the past record of horses returning from Dubai backs their thinking. ...

  6. Fresh talent perfect fit for hk's dubai tour

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong will field a new front row for the inaugural Emirates Airlines Cup of Nations tournament in Dubai next month, as seven players become eligible under the IRB's three-year residency qualification. Newedge Club forwards Steve Nolan, Ian Ridgway and Tom Bolland have been included in the 28-man squad for the four-nation tournament, ...

  7. Atkinson's heroics see HK book ticket to Dubai

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... than victory was required to ensure a place in the world qualifying tournament in Dubai in March. They needed to reach the target by the end of the 16th over as net run rate had come into play ...

  8. Dubai's Golden Shaheen earns Global status

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Ahead of the final leg of the 2011 series, the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint on Sunday week, organisers of the Global Sprint Challenge have expanded the 2012 edition to include the Golden Shaheen in Dubai. The 10th race to join the Global Sprint Challenge, the Golden Shaheen on Tapeta will be the only leg not run on turf during the series ...

  9. Visa glitch in Dubai robs HK of star player

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay in Dubai Angry Hong Kong officials have queried if Dubai is capable of hosting an international event after Munir Dar was refused a visa to play in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket ... headquarters world cricket's governing body. 'I think we have been treated unfairly right along. I don't think Dubai should host international tournaments if they cannot sort out visas ...

  10. Dar's arrival in Dubai well-timed for HK

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay in Dubai Hong Kong face a make-or-break game today against hosts United Arab Emirates and versatile all-rounder Munir Dar could find himself thrown straight into action just hours after arriving in Dubai as the ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament hots up. Left-arm spinner Munir missed the opening two games against Uganda and Bermuda after problems ...




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