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  1. Tietjens happy to rely on veterans

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com D.J. Forbes has been to Hong Kong so many times he joked yesterday it might be better if he had a permanent home here. It's no joke he has won ... Tietjens added. New Zealand, who top the HSBC Sevens World Series standings, have won two legs, and reached four out of five finals. But Forbes' leadership skills will be tested to the limits ...

  2. Tietjens sees the bigger picture

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of 2001 led by Karl Tenana and the current crop captained by DJ Forbes because he says it is far too difficult. 'The 2001 side was very good and had some good players. And so does ... can be sealed today if New Zealand win the Cup. Forbes and company would then also have laid strong claims to being the best sevens team to come from the Land of the Long White Cloud. ...

  3. Fans keep an eye out for Yi

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Millions of mainland basketball fans are expected to tune in to watch the NBA draft live tomorrow morning just to see how high Yi Jianlian is selected. Yi, the most highly touted China player since Yao Ming, is expected to go in the top 10 picks, hence CCTV's decision to air it for the first time. March's edition of Forbes magazine listed the 19-year-old ...

  4. Allen's armada

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... per year to run. It is not known whether Mr Allen is aboard on this mystery voyage, which took in Shanghai last month. Forbes magazine ranks Mr Allen the 19th richest person in the world, ...

  5. Halai's absence deals Kiwis a major blow

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the player whose absence could be most crucial is Arnold, who has been a source of inspiration. But Tietjens is fortunate he has enough cover in players such as skipper DJ Forbes, Tomasi Cama, ... year. 'I have a fantastic leader in DJ Forbes who just leads by the way he plays,' Tietjens said. 'He demands a lot of respect amongst all the teams and is very, very good at what ...

  6. Let's hear it for the girls

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Edward Wong

    ... Edward Wong Cheerleaders for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team pose on an open-top double-decker bus to promote their appearance at Saturday's celebrity basketball match at the convention centre. The Laker Girls squad- (left to right) Charlene Bittinger, Shelby Rabara, Shea Forbes, Nicole Irving, Nancy Karr and Crystal Childress- dazzles at the Lakers' stadium ...


    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... was back in vogue as DJ Forbes and a ruthless New Zealand outfit swept to their first Cup victory since 2001 and extended their unbeaten run in the IRB Sevens this season with a commanding 26-12 ... a magnificent feat by any standard. The last time they lost was last April, to Fiji at the Adelaide Sevens. 'This team will be remembered,' said captain Forbes. Wales, Fiji and South Africa ...

  8. A good week for...

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Carlos Slim The Mexican tycoon topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's billionaires once again, with an estimated worth of US$69 billion. Slim, 72, and his family have taken the top spot for three years in a row, climbing up the list for years based largely on assets from his telecommunications empire. The tycoon made much of his money ...

  9. Liu second only to Yao in the money stakes

    Posted Sep 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin National hero Liu Xiang is about to become the second-highest paid athlete on the mainland behind NBA superstar Yao Ming. According to Forbes China, the 21-year-old Shanghai ... as he becomes China's first athletics superstar. Forbes believes his Athens' victory will be worth at least five million yuan as he receives property, cash awards and fees through ...

  10. Kiwis know fan power will lift England

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... romped to a 50-14 victory. 'We were puffing near the end,' admitted New Zealand captain DJ Forbes. 'There were a few lapses in our defence, but we will work on it tomorrow.' Forbes, whose initials stand for Derek Jamie, but prefers to go as DJ, lives up to his name. He is a part-time deejay. 'I do a bit of dee-jaying back home, mostly at weddings and birthday ...




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