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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Tennis guru Peter Burwash says future of the game is in Asia

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... new era" in world tennis. Kei Nishikori's victory at the Japan Open last weekend and Zhang Ze's ground-breaking success at the China Open, where he reached the quarter-finals, ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - BOXING

    Tiger Tor Buamas' KO warning doesn't faze Rex Tso

    Posted May 18th 2014, 09:41pm by Unus Alladin

    ... off the bold call, saying he has prepared for the super flyweight contest well, despite being forced to change his strategy last week after his original opponent, Japan's Atsushi Kakutani ... champion. Tso will be defending the WBO Asia Pacific junior bantamweight title he won in February by defeating Japan's Mako Matsuyama in an eighth-round KO in Ring of Gold. "All my friends ...

  3. Japan in front... but only just

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... of the giants, but Japan ended the day with a slight edge, leading defending champions Asia 31/2-21/2 in the Visa Dynasty Cup. In the most glamorous match of the six-match foursomes competition played ... But as the day wore on, Japan edged ahead, looking to avenge their pitiful loss of two years ago when they were shocked by an Asian team 161/2-71/2. While Zhang and Liang were holding their own against ...

  4. Japan can do better, says expat star

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Japan fullback Nathan Ashley played in his first World Cup and possibly his last as the Land of the Rising Sun bowed out in the quarter-finals. The 31-year-old Australian, originally from Sydney, was one of several expatriate players representing the Japanese side, who were hoping they would go far in the tournament. Japan were never really in the match as they allowed ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - BOXING

    Hong Kong's Rex Tso in doubt for Champions of Gold event in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:08pm by Unus Alladin

    ... outboxed his opponent. His footwork was beautiful. "His footwork was much better than in his last fight [knockout victory] against [Japan's] Mako Matsuyama in February. "Every time ...

  6. Powerful South Koreans underline their superiority against Japan

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin South Korea sounded an ominous warning to their rivals by blasting Japan 4-2 in last night's opening match of the Super Cup at King's Park. The Sydney Olympic silver ... But Japan soon struck back with a superb goal of their own. Having settled their nerves the Japanese produced some neat attacking hockey and their efforts paid off when Takahiko Yamabori caught ...

  7. Aoki shrugs off anti-Japan turmoil

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Japan captain Isao Aoki as he prepares his charges for their showdown against the Asia team at Mission Hills. Aoki, who will pit his leadership skills against his Taiwanese counterpart, Hsieh ... is plotting Japan's revenge against a confident Asia side, who won the inaugural encounter two years ago at the same venue. Most of the Japan team arrived at the world's biggest golfing ...

  8. Asians prove too good for Japan

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... a dominating performance in singles that completed a comprehensive 141/2 to 91/2 drubbing of Japan at Mission Hills Golf Club yesterday. Asian captain Hsieh Min-nan was a proud man after masterminding yet another rousing victory over the Japanese stars, who could only muster two wins out of 12 single matches. Japan had sent most of their best players, including Shigeki Maruyama, ...

  9. Treu, they won, but South Africa's boss is still not happy

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin South Africa coach Paul Treu cast a critical eye over his charges as his team scored a convincing 40-7 victory against Japan. 'It wasn't one of our best performances ... the Japanese defence to touch down seconds into the match. Fabian Juries nabbed his 25th try in the IRB Sevens with a blazing run, but Japan hit back just before the break when Kenichi Yokoyama ran ...

  10. Sport - China - MOTOR RACING

    Portuguese champion prepares to defend title at Macau Grand Prix

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:40pm by Unus Alladin

    ... motivated." This year's Macau race will include drivers from the F3 European Championship, British F3 International Series and the All-Japan F3 championship. Newly crowned British champion Jordan ...




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