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  1. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Pyongyang marathon open for entries from foreign runners for second time

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by SAMUEL CHAN AND BRIAN YAP

    ... meals, transport and two English-speaking guides. A four-day option costs HK$7,600. The agency has been allocated 30 places to be sold via its Hong Kong and Beijing offices. It had received two ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Athlete jumps at the chance to set new skipping record

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by Kevin Kung

    ... was skipping in the garden at my school," he said. "My teacher saw I could skip fast and recruited me to join a skipping leisure class." He said he didn't have a strong feeling ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Hong Kong provides huge market for illegal betting websites, investigator says

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:23am by Niall Fraser

    ... as "uncontrollable" and said the region was one of the main drivers of a black market which "threatens the very foundation of sport". "Hong Kong provides a huge market for these overseas-based ... a pastime became an obsession Ah Fai was still at secondary school when he began earning HK$3,000 to HK$4,000 every month by betting on soccer. "Studying and knowledge no longer seemed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Initiative brings World Cup to city's poorest fans

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... to Britain to learn football skills from English Premier League players. TVB won the rights to screen the World Cup and will show 22 of the 64 games, including Friday's opening Brazil vs Croatia ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    In running terms, a Korea highlight: Retiree takes on Pyongyang marathon

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Ada Lee

    ... there are actually not very afraid of foreigners. They spoke simple English to greet us and even took pictures with us." After Pyongyang, the scenery changed. In Kaesong, some heritage buildings were ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SPORT

    Yao calls on China schools to invest in sport

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 02:16pm

    ... over and let it go beyond just a function (for) keeping (students) fit.” With the inaugural season of Yao’s “Foundation Hope” elementary school basketball programme recently concluded, he has been making a considerable push of his own. Yao’s foundation had reached some 27,000 students from 47 schools in 17 cities nationwide, providing sports facilities and basketball coaching, ...

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    Rugby tackles social issues at Chinese school

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... and the school itself," he said. Other union programmes use rugby to reduce juvenile delinquency, teach English, combat discrimination and build pupils' self-confidence and self-esteem. ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com First Chinese school takes on rugby scheme The principal of the first local Chinese school to sign up for the inaugural School of Rugby programme in Hong ...

  8. News - China - SPORT

    China turns to science to help fix troubled soccer team

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 03:45am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... jailed for accepting bribes and match-fixing. Among the organisations funding the video research are the Chinese Academy of Sciences and National Natural Science Foundation. Researchers working ... eagerness to revive the national game, according to Qian Xueming, a video content analyst at Xian Jiaotong University's school of electronic and information engineering. Qian said ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    HK prodigy Dylan Tombides in debut for West Ham while battling cancer

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Hong Kong football prodigy made his first-team debut for English Premier League club West Ham United just over a year after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Australian Dylan Tombides played with the Brazilian Soccer School in Yau Ma Tei for more than a season. He went on to join the first-team squad at the London club, who were promoted to the Premier League last season. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    English Premier League clubs cash in on Asia die-hard fans

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com It's not just English Premier League clubs who are racing to cash in on a growing Chinese fan base Soccer giants target Asian dollars and die-hard fans ... of them follow the English Premier League. English soccer's dominant position in Asia is set to be challenged by Spanish champions Barcelona, with the Catalan club announcing last week ...




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