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  1. Defence will win it for us, says veteran

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Fiji moved into the quarter-finals of the Cup with the minimum of fuss but it's to be expected as they have their lucky charm in tow. Marika Vunibaka has been in Hong Kong with Fiji four times and has been on the winning side on each occasion. He was part of the side who won the World Cup Sevens in Hong Kong in 1997 and 2005, and the Hong Kong Sevens in 1998 and 1999. ...

  2. Samoans keeping low

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Defending Hong Kong Sevens champions they may be, but Samoa still have to get used to being in the limelight. In their only public engagement before the tournament kicks off on Friday the squad made an appearance at a sportswear store in Times Square, yesterday and spent most of the time trying to avoid attracting any attention. It was only after they were asked to do ...

  3. Wood understands why frustrated fans want to see Ireland out on the field

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney You'd have thought that on his first visit to the Hong Kong Sevens, Irish fans would have only good things to say to Keith Wood, but as another year goes by with no Ireland team playing, the Irish legend has had to deal with some irate fans. 'You could say that since I arrived I've had my ears burnt off about why there's been no Ireland team ...

  4. Bone-breaker Lima sheds his hard-man image

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney As Brian Lima trudged off the pitch during the GFI HKFC Tens at Hong Kong Football Club you might have wondered if he would not have been happier sitting in front of the fire with his pipe and slippers. The Samoan legend was playing his first competitive tournament since retiring at the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France. He was togging out for Hill and Associates Hong Kong ...

  5. Good Ba Ba to prove he is clear pick for the HK Mile

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... John Bell There have been many to lay claim to being the best local chance in next month's Hong Kong Mile, but Good Ba Ba should prove he is the number one contender by capturing today's $3 million Cathy Pacific International Mile Trial. The five-year-old has really progressed since joining the Andreas Schutz stable late last year, winning three of his six starts. His form ...

  6. Wong works wonders with Bobo

    Posted Jun 18th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The love affair continued yesterday for Bobo Win and apprentice jockey Terry Wong Chi-wai as the young rider passed the first milestone of his riding career. Wong was previously allocated to John Moore, the trainer of Bobo Win, and began his association with the horse with a knockout 92-1 win in March last year. Though Moore has also tried leading junior Alex Lai ...

  7. Brown ready to deputise for Wong

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong's top singles player Wayne Wong has been ruled out of next weekend's Davis Cup home tie against Kuwait. But despite the absence of their big gun, the SAR ... squad prepared for the February 6-8 tie. Hong Kong are the second seeds in the group. Ling has named a squad of five players for the tie- Brown, John Hui, Lu Ling, Brian Hung and Yu Hiu-tung. ...

  8. Wong springs semis surprise

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... a lot,' said the 26-year-old who advanced into a PSA (Professional Squash Association) semi-final for the first time. Wong will play seventh seed John Ashley Abrahamse today, after former Hong ... Jonathan Powell Unseeded local Wong Wai-hung surged into the semi-finals of the US$15,750 Buler Challenge Cup when he ousted Pakistan top seed Khalid Atlas Khan at the Hong Kong Squash ...


    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... WONG WAI-HANG Hong Kong's foremost squash player was drawn against defending champion Peter Nicol in the first round of the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Squash Open. Instead of losing in straight games to the champ, Wong fought courageously, causing Nicol to concede a game. After the match, Wong was head-hunted and offered an opportunity to seek his fortunes in fairer canals. So, ...

  10. Hayes heads home while Wong brings curtain down after 28 years

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... was not alone. Hong Kong's longest-serving trainer, Alex Wong Siu-tan, began his career in the 1978-79 season and bowed out last week for reasons of ill health, having trained 401 winners. There were three Queen Mother's Cup wins among his feature scores, not surprisingly as Wong was renowned for his patient handling of staying horses. His reasons for withdrawing his licence ...




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