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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Sun Yang and Park Tae-hwan set to renew fierce rivalry in the pool

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:08pm by APSPT

    ... you're the Korean people's hero. You have countless fans. Even this swimming competition's aquatic centre bears your name. But Mr Park, so what? Sun Yang The 22-year-old Sun brings ... filmed humorous television commercials for a Chinese sportswear maker in which he gently mocks the South Korean's celebrity status. "Mr Park, you're the Korean people's hero. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1596242/sun-yang-and-park-tae-hwan-set-renew-fierce-rivalry-pool
  2. Sport - Rugby

    Come on, IRB, bring the Women’s World Series back to China

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 07:57pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... The irony will hopefully not be lost on the International Rugby Board. Here we have China qualifying as a new core team on the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series, while Guangzhou loses its ... Guangzhou was a big blow for China who, together with Fiji, France and South Africa, were one of the four teams to come through the qualifiers at Shek Kip Mei last weekend. The IRB, apparently, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1594030/come-irb-bring-womens-world-series-back-china
  3. Sport - Rugby

    China women make giant leap to earn core World Series status

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:55am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Coach Anna Richards gives Bowl-winners Hong Kong a ‘frank and honest’ talk on their effort after first-day disappointment China's giant leap earns core World Series status China made a huge breakthrough in women's rugby sevens as the team earned core team status on the IRB World Series in Hong Kong on Saturday, while the hosts took some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1591992/china-make-giant-leap-earn-core-irb-world-series-status
  4. Sport - China - MOTOR RACING

    Formula E begins with a whisper in China

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... by motorsport's governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA). For the first season, the drivers will use identical vehicles, a collaboration between F1's Williams, McLaren ... team. Senna is with Mahindra Racing and Piquet will be driving for China Racing. DiCaprio adds a touch of glamour to the championship as one of the four founders of the Monaco-based Venturi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1590276/formula-e-begins-whisper-china
  5. Sport - Tennis

    The rise of China's women

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 07:20pm

    ... Reuters 2004 August: Sun Tiantian and Li Ting win China’s first Olympic gold medal in the sport in the women’s doubles at the Athens Games. October: Li Na is the first Chinese to win a WTA Tour singles title, in Guangzhou.  2005 January: Zheng Jie wins her first WTA Tour title at Hobart.  2006 January: Zheng Jie and Yan Zi win China’s first grand slam title in the women’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1596186/rise-chinas-women
  6. Sport - Tennis - PROFILE

    How Li Na went from a badminton-playing kid in Wuhan to one of China's global icons

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:22pm

    ... statement. “If I only knew what a vehicle the sport of tennis, along with my success, would become for my beloved China.” Her loss will be felt keenly at home. One of China’s “Golden Flowers”, ... of China’s social and economic transformation. But that was only half the story for Li, who never saw the rose tattoo on her chest as a symbol of rebellion. In interviews she described herself ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1596073/how-li-na-went-badminton-playing-kid-wuhan-one-chinas-global-icons
  7. Sport - China - TENNIS

    'No regrets': Li Na signs off on tennis career before tearful Chinese journalists

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... will I regret it?’ My heart told me I wouldn’t, because I’ve done my best Li Na “I’m very satisfied with my tennis career,” the 32-year-old Li said at a news conference at China’s National Tennis Centre, which hosts the China Open later this month. “I feel this is the best time for me to retire. I don’t feel sorry or have any regrets about retiring. When I was making this decision, I asked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1597433/no-regrets-li-na-signs-brilliant-tennis-career-crowd-tearful-journalists
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Sarah Lee Wai-sze wins gold for Hong Kong at Asian Games

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:10pm

    ... medallist Fatehah Binti Mustapa and China’s Zhong Tianshi who had to settle for bronze. "I didn't realise this was also the first gold for Hong Kong, but I am very happy to have made ... and was garlanded with the gold medal by Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, president of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee. And her victory will not go unnoticed in government circles with the Secretary for Home Affairs, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1597443/sarah-lee-wai-sze-wins-gold-hong-kong-asian-games
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Left Field: Cheap television deal a false economy

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 09:41pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... was taken, new South China boss Wallace Cheung Kwok-yung said: "It is very important to make the Premier League known in the community if we want to see it become successful." He was a firm ... split between the "Big Four"- South China, Kitchee, Eastern and Sun Pegasus, who each paid around HK$500,000. The remaining five- district teams Yuen Long, Tai Po and Wong Tai Sin plus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1596851/left-field-cheap-television-deal-false-economy
  10. Sport - China

    'My body is begging me to stop': Li Na confirms retirement because of recurring knee injuries

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:42pm

    ... Agence France-Presse Two-time grand slam winner 'listens to her body' after latest surgery takes its toll Li Na, the two-time grand slam champion from China who took tennis ... and was on my left knee. After a few weeks of post-surgery recovery, I tried to go through all the necessary steps to get back on the court." Li set a host of milestones for tennis in China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1595355/li-na-set-retire-friday-says-cctv

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