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  1. Sport - Soccer

    Tribute to Eusebio

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lisbon Tens of thousands of people pay their respects at the funeral of the Portugal football great Touching tribute Tens of thousands of people turned out to pay tribute to Portugal soccer legend Eusebio as his coffin was taken in a funeral cortège through the streets of Lisbon on Monday. Flags flew at half mast, with the Portuguese government decreeing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1399238/tribute-eusebio
  2. Sport - Other Sport

    'In our hearts forever'- sporting world pays tribute to Mandela

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:32am by AP

    ... of the world soccer body’s member countries at Fifa headquarters in Switzerland be lowered and flown at half-mast. “It is in deep mourning that I pay my respects to an extraordinary person, probably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1374334/our-hearts-forever-sporting-world-pays-tribute-mandela
  3. Sport - Soccer

    Portugal great Eusebio, 71, dies after heart attack

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 09:01pm by Associated Press

    ... he scored 679 goals in a total of 678 official games. The Portuguese government decreed three days of national mourning, with flags flying at half-mast. The Portuguese Football Federation ... in the early 1960s. In an epic European Cup final against Real Madrid in 1962, when a first-half hat trick by Ferenc Puskas looked like it would be enough to secure the trophy for the Spanish club, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1398478/portugal-great-eusebio-71-dies-after-heart-attack
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Facing down his fears

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... ill-fated end on June 3, 2012, when, just over one-and-a-half days into the Taiwan straits crossing from Hong Kong to Kaohsiung, it started to take on water in the cabin. Chan recounts the last ... in 20 years of offshore racing- water intake, fire, grounding, hitting the mast, the boom and sails breaking- but that was our closest shave." Tipsy Easy will be among the 25-strong armada ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1198152/facing-down-his-fears

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