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  1. Sport - Other Sport - WAKEBOARDING

    Wakeboarding world champ gives tips to Hong Kong squad

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... kilometres north of Manila. But all eyes will be on a two-strong International Olympic Committee delegation that will be there to assess the sport's credentials as a medal sport at the 2020 ... I was young," Boggia said. "I wanted to give something back to Hong Kong and what better way than to give some tips to the national squad preparing for their first major international ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Athletes stripped of medals for doping at 2004 Olympic Games

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lausanne Athens medallists pay price for doping Four medallists from the 2004 Olympic Games have been officially stripped of their medals by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOC took the decision after new analysis of their dope tests taken at the Athens Games revealed traces of steroids. Ukraine's Yuri Belonog was stripped of his ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SQUASH

    Hong Kong keen to impress IOC so sqaush is admitted to Olympics

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HK to pull out stops to secure Olympic place A glamorous show is on the cards for next month's Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open as the game's governing body tries to convince the International Olympic Committee that the sport should be admitted into the 2020 Olympics. "We have big plans for a high-profile tournament, ...

  4. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Olympic axing rumours leave shuttlers unruffled

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Shenzhen kinwa.chan@scmp.com Ace shuttlers dismiss speculation the sport is to be dropped from 2020 Games programme Olympic axing rumours leave players unruffled Players in the World Super Series finals in Shenzhen appeared unfazed by speculation badminton is facing the axe from the 2020 Olympic Games programme. London Olympic women's singles champion Li Xuerui ...

  5. Sport - Soccer

    FIFA suspends S Korean player for two matches

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 10:34am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... International Olympic Committee officials said Park breached rules against political demonstrations at the Games. The player has not yet received his bronze medal, but South Korean officials say he ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul FIFA has suspended a South Korean player for two international matches over a post-match political gesture at the London Olympics, the South’s football body ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SQUASH

    Hong Kong Squash Open organisers pray for sunshine

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... Olympic Committee officials will also be on hand to evaluate the Hong Kong event as part of the sport's bid to be part of the 2020 Olympic Games programme. "It is rare for such a wet ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Organisers hope weather will clear to impress Olympic officials with outdoor court for finals Rain may dampen IOC assessment Organisers are looking ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SQUASH

    IOC officials watch women's squash semis, but rain forces men indoors

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Wet weather forces change in venue after assessors catch only the women's semi-finals Olympic setback as rain spoils visit of IOC officials With two International Olympic Committee programme commissioners in the city to evaluate squash's bid to be included at the 2020 Games, the rain could not have come at a worse time. Only the women's ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Games. ICC president Isaac, who is attending the Hong Kong Sixes, revealed yesterday that the International Olympic Committee was keen to get Twenty20 into the Games but stressed a lot of factors ... Alvin Sallay ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally Alan Isaac, the world's leading cricket official, said the game's inclusion at the Olympics would boost ...

  9. City keeps its vow to deliver 'People's Games'

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... nation in the throes of a deep recession would be unable to summon the Olympic spirit and raise its game to a high enough level. Worse, it had to impress after Beijing's logistical ... and security personnel. This has rubbed off on the sporting bureaucrats who are also grinning ear to Olympic ear. The origin of this successful light touch is found with the athletes, ...

  10. Voice of the Games doesn't sound sweet to English ears

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Anglo-French Olympic rivalry affected these Games long before the opening ceremony, however. London and Paris were joint favourites to win the bid to host the 2012 Games, and according to International Olympic Committee rules, all bidding cities had to refrain from criticism of their competitors. Outwardly, London and Paris were the epitome of good conduct ahead of the July 2005 announcement. ...




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