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  1. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    International Olympic Committee review could mean fewer athletes

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore IOC review could shrink Games: Ng Future Olympics could have fewer athletes and medals after International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidential candidate Ng Ser Miang ... and procedures for cities bidding to host the Olympics and suggested potential new sports should use the Youth Games as a testing ground before seeking inclusion. "It is time for us to do a major ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - ADMINISTRATION

    Octogenarian officials cannot stand for re-election to Hong Kong's governing committee

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:11pm

    ... positions since 1992, will have to step down, after reaching the age of 80, as International Olympic Committee regulations stipulate. Though the deadline for nominations is not until next Wednesday, ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Amid criticism, three Sports Federation and Olympic Committee officers will be replaced Octogenarian officials to stand down Three ageing Hong Kong Sports ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong Tennis claims Olympic Committee is 'victimising' teams

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Association executive says refusal of Olympic Committee to allow full teams to compete in key events harming bid to return to Sports Institute 'We are being victimised', says furious HKTA Tennis, struggling to regain elite status at the Sports Institute, claim they have been victimised by the Hong Kong Olympic Committee which refused ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Bubka becomes sixth candidate for top Olympic post

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Olympic pole-vault champion Sergei Bubka has launched his bid for the presidency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the sixth candidate for world sport's most influential post. ... time to run for the IOC presidency." Bubka backed a proposal by Rogge that it should be a paid position. "I am not paid by the [Ukrainian] Olympic Committee, the IOC ...

  5. Sport - China - OLYMPICS

    Taiwanese boxing boss Wu Ching-kuo to seek top IOC post

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... is running for president of the International Olympic Committee, becoming the fourth candidate and the second from Asia bidding to replace Jacques Rogge. Wu, a 66-year-old architect who has been president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) since 2006, told a packed news conference in Taipei yesterday he was declaring his candidacy in order to "positively impact ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - WAKEBOARDING

    Wakeboarding world champ gives tips to Hong Kong squad

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

    ... in Angeles City, 80 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 ... 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 ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    IRB must quickly tackle Olympic eligibility rule

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:17am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The IOC requires players to hold passports of the countries they represent and several teams may be weakened by this rule IRB must tackle issue on Olympic eligibility The International ... season's IRB Sevens World Series being part of the Olympic qualifiers, will teams only be able to field players who have the passport of the country they wish to represent per International Olympic ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC member says India running out of time

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 04:51pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... sporting events. The Indian Olympic Association was suspended in December for conducting elections declared illegal by the International Olympic Committee. It’s been given an October 31 deadline ... only after the amendments asked for are complied with,” International Olympic Committee member Randhir Singh said on Saturday. “If these deadlines are not met, it will mean a crucial loss ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport

    Real work ahead for squash's Olympic Games bid

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... squash an Olympic sport still lies ahead, the game's Asian head, David Mui Ying-yuen, warned yesterday. The IOC vote this week in St Petersburg, Russia, saw wrestling and baseball/softball win the right to be considered for reinstatement as Olympic sports and for squash to be considered for inclusion for the first time. Mui, the chairman of Hong Kong Squash, who is also ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - ARCHERY

    Bow and arrow take the world by storm

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to greater Olympic exposure, archery seems to be hitting all the right targets. Elite archers were competing this week in the World Cup series in Antalya, Turkey, the first major event since the sport was elevated by the IOC to a higher ranking that will ensure a bigger share of Olympic revenues every four years. Archery's rising reputation is partly built on its success at last ...




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