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  1. Sport - Racing

    Lucky Nine cleans out cobwebs with impressive dirt work-out

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 01:27pm by Michael Cox

    ... Lucky Nine in ready-to-race shape without burning the gelding out or letting him fall out of condition. Lucky Nine's starts are always a concern and, and after springing the quirky ... if drawing the grandstand side helped Born In China's Britannia triumph, he was able to sit just behind the tempo and grind out a tough win. The 2013 edition of the race has delivered two ...

  2. Sport - China - MOTOR SPORT

    Opportunity knocks for Esteban Ocon in Macau

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 09:57pm by Unus Alladin

    ... again." In 2013, bad luck scuppered Ocon's hopes of winning the 60th edition of the world-famous Macau race after his engine stalled at the start, although he managed to work his way up ... described the circuit as one of the most interesting and challenging tracks he has encountered. "Every driver I know has competed in Formula Three in Macau and there are several drivers now ...


    Western Sydney Wanderers secure fairytale Asian Champions League win

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 02:55pm

    ... topping a group including 2012 Asian title holders Ulsan Horangi in their debut appearance in the Asian Champions League, the Western Sydney team had three tough encounters in the knockout stage. ... coach Marcello Lippi, in the quarter-finals. They booked a place in the final with a semifinal victory over 2013 finalists FC Seoul. “It is still a little surreal for me as a coach,” Popovic ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Natural runner Angela Leung leaves everyone in her dust

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:46pm by Richard Castka

    ... on myself." Her time was good enough for a guaranteed entry into the Boston Marathon based on the "good for age" criteria used by the organisers for qualification. In 2013, she once again ... then decided to focus on big city races, and after having to forego the Berlin Marathon at the end of 2013 with a foot injury, which she describes as "not quite a stress fracture", she signed ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    'The biggest ****-up of my life as a coach'- behind the scenes of the worst defeat of Pep Guardiola's career

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 07:47am by Marti Pernarnau

    ... you witness inside.” Those were the words from Pep Guardiola, one of the most successful football managers of all time, to Marti Perarnau in 2013, when he stunned the Spanish journalist ... anticipating their chance to take revenge on Madrid. There is a sense that this will be an encounter of epic proportions, but there is little evidence of cool, tactical analysis. Pep allows himself ...

  6. Sport - Soccer

    Blame me: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique refuses to point finger after loss to PSG

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:01am

    ... if they have yet to lose a match. The Ligue 1 club drew 1-1 at Ajax a fortnight ago and came into this encounter without injured talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic as well as Ezequiel Lavezzi and Thiago Silva. Despite that, they went one better than in April 2013, when a 2-2 draw against the same opponents led to them being eliminated from the competition in the quarter-finals. “I am very ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Sydney lightning raid pays off for well-travelled Zac Purton

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 12:56am by Alan Aitken

    ... stage of what looks a busy Australian spring carnival for Purton, who will retain the mount on Sacred Falls all the way to the Cox Plate- Hong Kong commitments allowing. He has also been booked ... at the very highest level 11 times in Hong Kong, with a second to Military Attack in the 2013 Gold Cup his best finish. Now trained by Andrew Scott in partnership with Paul O'Sullivan's ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    Shinji Kagawa gets big boost ahead of Champions League match

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:27pm by AFP

    ... of their Champions League opener at home against Arsenal with Shinji Kagawa's return to Germany easing the injury loss of Marco Reus. Dortmund, the 2013 Champions League runners-up, had bad news when ... a nose for goals," said Klopp. It was Kagawa's first competitive goal since May 2013. Dortmund have also seen captain and World Cup winner Mats Hummels return to training- though he ...

  9. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei sets up clash against Wang Zhengming as women's champion crashes out

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:56am

    ... who will encounter Chinese sixth seed Wang Zhengming, a 21-15, 21-18 winner over Hong Kong’s Wei Nan, with a place in the last four at stake. “Tomorrow will be tough. [Wang] has played very ... at 39.5 degrees Celsius. “I couldn’t play at 100 per cent just four days after leaving hospital. I was only around 50 per cent,” said the 2013 champion. Earlier world number one Li Xuerui of China ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - US Open

    All primed for a sequel at US Open

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:11pm by Reuters

    ... his grand slam title record collection to 17 by winning the 2012 Wimbledon, which stands as his only slam triumph in his past 18 tries. Lying in wait for another chance to spring a surprise ... had a much closer ledger with each player winning six times in their grand slam encounters and the Swiss holding a scant 18-17 edge in career meetings. Reuters ...




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