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    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no such qualms. In 1997, the International Rugby Board welcomed China as its 76th member, and the mainland debuted at the 1998 tournament. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has been responsible for the development of the game on the mainland since 1991. The fruits of their labour arrived in 1997, when former IRB chairman Vernon Pugh officially welcomed China into the fold. China's entry ...

  2. Elite sports bodies 'fail to spot talent'

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the disbanding of the former statutory Sports Development Board as one problem, adding there had been no progress in sports policy-making in the past decade. One letdown had been the government's ... of such associations. Today, the highest government body making sports policy is the Sports Commission, which operates under the Home Affairs Bureau. But it only has advisory powers, and no authority ...

  3. Champ Snow Fairy takes the 'easier' route to glory

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nader said Dunlop was 'locked-in' to his decision with Snow Fairy and was somewhat surprised he had leant that way. 'I know he was labouring over the decision and I thought ... record in Hong Kong with Vase winners Borgia (1999), Stay Gold (2001), Phoenix Reach (2004) and Ouija Board (2005) all coming through the rich 2,400m race. Godolphin broke their drought ...

  4. HK$1.3m injury payout for player stuns club

    Posted Jan 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... operations, brought his case to the Labour Department for compensation. Last week, he was judged by the department's special assessment board to have lost his earning capacity permanently and was eligible for the amount of compensation. His club, Rangers, and an insurance company have to bear the total amount. 'They [the Labour Department] just don't understand the operations ...

  5. HK sport rocked by wave of sackings

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Officials vent anger at government's cost-cutting plans to abolish development board Hong Kong sport has been plunged into turmoil by the sacking of more than 70 staff from the body that funds the city's top athletes. The Sports Development Board, which runs the Sports Institute- Hong Kong's elite sports programme- is facing abolition as part ...

  6. Mainland firms join race for Games gold

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by International Olympic Committee board members, sponsorship auctions and much more. All of it will throw a spotlight on the capital itself, but it will also bring attention to the mainland's economy ... a good many impressive companies, but their strength is still largely based on low labour costs and the ability to appeal to domestic markets. Putting their names in neon above the 2008 Olympics ...

  7. Wong sails off with third straight prize

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... underlined the importance of the coaches' contribution to the success of local sport. Victor Hui Chun-fu, chairman of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board (HKSDB), said the record high number of entries proved the number of quality coaches was on the rise. Dorothy Sit, member of the Hongkong Bank Foundation Advisory Committee and chairperson of the Wayfoong Sports Club, spoke highly ...

  8. ... and Sevens

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Chief sports writer Alvin Sallay was first press-ganged into covering Hong Kong's rugby spectacular in 1985. Nearly two decades later, it has turned into a labour of love When Rugby ... of countries, they must have spluttered and choked on their gin and tonics. At the time, the world governing body, known as the International Rugby Football Board (the football has since been dropped), ...

  9. 775 days to go

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of which were blanketed in politics, one tragically so? And so it was, very early on Friday morning, 150-plus journalists assembled at the Olympic Tower in smoggy north Beijing, boarded coaches for the Great Wall and witnessed a snippet of what's to come over the next two years: the good, the marvellous and the truly laboured sloganeering of Olympic political pomp and cultural ceremony. ...

  10. 789 days to go

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of Beijing there is another of the ubiquitous large holes in the ground filled with dusty labourers in yellow hats, cranes and diggers and pile drivers. From it comes the characteristic, perpetual ... Paralympics', says Bocog. This huge cash injection will ensure the Beijing Paralympics will be the first ever to provide free board and lodging and transportation for athletes and their coaches. ...



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