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  1. Sport - Racing

    The racecourse with no horses, beer or people

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 07:21pm by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Follow @KemblaCoxy In the space of eight days we’ve experienced a race meeting without horses and a racecourse with no beer – and this Wednesday night we ... down to its purest form – the most desperate, hardcore punters imaginable. Firstly, the entry price was fair, and what it should be at most racetracks around the world – free. That’s a discount ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    Farewell Happy Valley, hello Sha Tin dirt racing

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:17pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... Andrew Hawkins andrew.hawkins@scmp.com The curtain came down at Happy Valley on Wednesday night, the stars of the show – headlined by Caspar Fownes and Zac Purton – took their final bows ... hope to generate,” said English travel writer (and son of an Epsom Derby-winning jockey) Will Hide. At Happy Valley, the racegoer is right amongst the action, whether you’re in the beer garden ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Springboks coach praises young bloods after downing Argentina

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:45pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Pretoria South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer made a point of praising his young players as he looked for positives after a scrappy 13-6 home win over Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship match on Saturday. “We had a 20-year-old [Handre Po ...

  4. Comment - Blogs - RACING

    Dirt tracks, dark racecourses and dilated pupils

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 04:29pm by Michael Cox

    ... to guests, on a Wednesday it is down to the 15,000 core members of the punting fraternity – the only requirement for membership is a desire to bet on anything. It’s hard to find a winner on a dirt ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    France to crack down on poorly diagnosed concussion cases

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... happened written down in black and white." The Fritz case is just one example where the FFR is concerned by the number of concussions that have either not been diagnosed properly or have been completely ignored by team doctors. "For the past two seasons we have- along with the LNR- co-financed a study with observers who watched all the matches on video and note down ...

  6. Sport - Soccer

    It means nothing: Louis van Gaal plays down United win over Liverpool

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:19am

    ... Associated Press in Miami Gardens, Florida Mata and Rooney instrumental in maintaining unbeaten run under new manager It’s only a pre-season tournament, and the trophy isn’t exactly steeped in soccer history. None of that mattered to Manchester United. Wa ...


    Teenager Max Verstappen set to take F1 by storm

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:18pm by DREW

    ... They are the feeder team to Red Bull, and they tend not to back losers. There are plenty of other drivers who will have posed more of a risk down the years Take a look at some of their alumni. Four-time world ... of other drivers who will have posed more of a risk down the years. It's also good to see a Dutchman back in F1. The country has a fine tradition in the sport, despite not having hosted ...

  8. Sport - Rugby - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Australia's women and French men claim first ever rugby golds at Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:46pm

    ... Tiana Penitani. Du Toit scored her first try after less than a minute, finishing off a sweeping move across the pitch to touch down, but Penitani was then yellow carded for an infringement ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - SPANISH SUPER CUP

    Ronaldo injured as Atletico Madrid deny James Rodriguez perfect debut

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:37am by Agence France-Presse

    ... will evaluate him tomorrow and do all the proper checks, but it doesn’t appear anything too serious,” said the Italian. And despite once again finding it difficult to break down Atletico’s dogged ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Agony for HK's Doo Hoi-kem as she misses out on Youth Olympics gold in table tennis

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:31pm

    ... 0-2 down after dropping the first two games 6-11, 5-11, but fought back against second-seed Liu Gaoyang from the mainland, winning the third 11-6. But Liu quenched hopes of a comeback ...




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