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  1. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    A marathon with a patriotic beat

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... Runners on the generally flat, full-marathon course did four loops around the centre of the city of 2.5 million, starting at Kim Il-sung Stadium, moving past the Arch of Triumph, the Friendship Tower and the Kim Il-sung University area. They then crossed a bridge to the east side of the city and wound their way along the river bank to the stadium. The capacity crowd of 42,000 ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    North Korea's 'marathon diplomacy' targets Hong Kong runners

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:08pm by Richard Castka

    ... during the past few years, including this week's visit by Rodman. The Pyongyang marathon starts and finishes in the Kim Il-sung Stadium and includes four laps of a 10-kilometre loop of the city that takes in landmarks such as the Arch of Triumph, Kim Il-sung University and the People's Army Acrobatic Theatre. There will also be a 21.1km half marathon and a 10km race, both ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - GOLF

    Michelle Wie snaps LPGA title drought with home triumph

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... of 2010- but she had never before won on US soil. She's projected to jump from 23rd to 13th in the women's world rankings. Angela Stanford took a four-stroke lead over Wie and Kim Hyo-joo ... of 2014, carded a 67 for 277. She was one stroke in front of compatriot Kim, whose 71 for 278 gave her sole possession of fourth place. South Koreans Ryu So-yeon and Chella Choi shared fifth place ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Doping ban for Olympic badminton star reversed

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... doubles gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and a bronze medal in the men's doubles in London four years later. Another Korean player, Kim Ki-jung, was also banned for one year ... difficult. Lee and Kim had a lot to say but had to endure all this time. I am so grateful for them." ...

  5. Sport - Racing

    Callan's high-flying day turns sour after ban

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 11:51pm by Alan Aitken

    ... but it is just as clear that both jockeys breached the rules by their actions Kim Kelly For 100m, Lai attempted to pressure Callan into moving inwards then, with the first turn coming up, he finally rode ... contact with Lai's body with his elbow was equally unacceptable," said chief steward Kim Kelly. "In assessing the penalties, we took into account that this was the first time in his ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - ENGLISH FA CUP

    Arsene Wenger relieved as Arsenal scrape past Wigan to reach FA Cup final

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:18pm by Reuters

    ... of the Premier League title reckoning during the run-in. “The semi-final is all about winning,” said Arsenal midfielder Kim Kallstrom. “It was tough but we did it. We had to stay strong mentally ...

  7. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Why numbers show Joao Moreira has a bitter fight on his hands to rein in Zac Purton

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:57pm by Alan Aitken

    ... of chief steward Kim Kelly's way, all indications are for a bitter duel to the wire, and the widespread presumption of recent months that Moreira is going to storm home comfortably ...

  8. Sport - China - AFC Champions League

    Love strikes twice as Shandong Luneng win 3-1 in Osaka

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 11:13am

    ... of exquisite finishes. The 29-year-old, who inspired CSKA Moscow to victory in the 2005 Uefa Cup, swivelled and shot past goalkeeper Kim Jin-Hyeon from the edge of the box in the 26th minute and netted ... They were joined on four points by Korean double winners Pohang Steelers, who beat Buriram United 2-1 in Thailand thanks to first-half goals by Kim Tae-Soo and Kim Seung-Dae. Kim Tae-Soo gave ...

  9. News - Asia

    Dennis Rodman unconcerned about not meeting with Kim Jong-un

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Former NBA star Dennis Rodman returned from North Korea on Monday, saying he did not meet “awesome” Kim Jong-un on his third visit to the reclusive state but was unfazed by the lack of contact. The heavily tattooed Rodman has developed an unlikely relationship with Kim since making his first trip in March, when he declared the leader a “friend for life”, ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong

    Fay Ho loses battle in Olympic panel vote

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:36pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Former canoeing and rowing star vows to contest future elections for a post on the Sports Federation and Olympic Commttee of Hong Kong Fay Ho loses battle in Olympic panel vote Fay Ho Kim-fai has vowed to come back after losing an election for a vice-president's post on the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. The retired athlete, ...




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