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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Don't pull the plug on funding

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:21pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... scorn. It is time for those holding the purse strings to commit more funds. It is estimated the game will need an extra HK$210 million over the next five years to raise the standard of football ... but what has the association done to help us?" He is upset that the HKFA hasn't offered a helping hand with funds from Project Phoenix, which receives around HK$20 million annually from ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Organisers forced to cancel Hong Kong Sixes once again

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 12:09am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HKCA puts blame firmly on Mega Events Fund for refusing to put up the millions needed to stage the popular event, despite several applications HK Sixes ... will to spend the type of money required to stage a major international event of this sort," said Walsh. Months of chasing a title sponsor after the government's Mega Events Fund (MEF) turned ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    HKFA to bid for government 'landfill' funding for Tseung Kwan O training facility

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:08pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Chairman says government scheme can bring forward construction of centre without having to wait for Jockey Club support HKFA eyes 'landfill' funds ... Association chairman Brian Leung Hung-tak said yesterday they had decided to apply for another source of funding to kick the project off as soon as possible. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Left Field: For the Hong Kong Sixes, the end seems nigh

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 12:57am by Alvin Sallay

    ... it HKCA chairman Mike Walsh has laid the blame for this tournament not going ahead in November squarely on the government's Mega Events Fund. The MEF, a body which has been ridiculed ... (Independent Commission Against Corruption) had suggested some two years previously that the fund hand back all unused funds and cease operating. All organisers needed for the Sixes to go ahead ...

  5. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Argentine side Boca Juniors coaching young Chinese players

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... involves the Beijing Sports Fund created for the development of sport in China, 60 junior players from Beijing will visit Argentina, in three separate groups, for training. "Argentina's ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    The Mega Events Fund must be disbanded and its chairman made to explain 'irregularities'

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 10:10pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... it's time for answers Let's cut to the chase- I'm no great fan of Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, chairman of the Mega Events Fund. Not because he chooses to act as if I'm ... Commission had for Dear Jeffrey and his cohorts recently. In simple, earthy language, the public watchdog berated the Tourism Commission-controlled fund for irregularities over attendance figures ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Right Field: Brazil, you put on a great party

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 12:07am by Tim Noonan

    ... and backlash that had beset the largely impoverished country over the absurd amount of public funds used to host the event would subside, at least temporarily, once the competition started. ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - ASIA

    Sheikh Salman reveals AFC re-election bid to restore region's reputation

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:53pm by AFP

    ... be helped by moves such as broadening participation in the AFC Champions League, the region's top club competition. The AFC also has initiatives to deliver more infrastructure, funding ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Early boost for city's WTA event

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:01pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... It is believed the one-year deal is worth close to HK$10 million, which in the baffling absence of funding from the Mega Events Fund will go a long way to making the event a success. Finding a patron ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Hong Kong golfing golden girl Tiffany Chan wins World University Championship in Switzerland

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Alex Jenkins

    ... this week and will be rewarded with "Sports Scholarship Athlete" status from the Hong Kong Sports Institute, receiving funding to take parts in events around the world. "After ...




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