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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong must raise the bar fast for Asian Games: coach Liu Chun-fai

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 12:40am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... before the interval. But that was the best they could offer at Macau Stadium on Taipa island. The players lack the initiative to attack, mentally and physically. The first half was better as we ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    New Zealand probed over ineligible player in qualifier

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 04:46pm by Reuters in Berne

    ... the outcome, Fifa said on Friday. Soccer’s world governing body said it had opened proceedings against New Zealand in connection with 2-0 win away to the Solomon Islands on March 26. “New Zealand have ... all six of their games in the Oceania group to finish six points clear of New Caledonia, which means they will still top the group even if they were to forfeit the Solomon Islands game. ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    South Korean fans unfurl anti-Japanese banner in Seoul

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

    ... is our territory" by a fan, was forced to skip the medal ceremony and was later banned by Fifa for two games and fined 3,500 Swiss francs (HK$29,200). Dokdo refers to a group of islands that Seoul controls, but are also claimed by Tokyo, which calls them the Takeshima islands. In response to the protest, South Korean opposition party representative An Min-suk launched a broadside ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Spain crushes Tahiti 10-0 in Confederations Cup

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 09:52am by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... he said. “I hope when we get back to Tahiti we’ll get more respect and support from out population.” The South Pacific islanders had it in Brazil despite the Spanish onslaught. Fernando ... Tahiti’s place in the tournament, despite some criticizing the inclusion of the tiny island with only 180,000 residents. “They are the champions of Oceania,” Del Bosque said. “That’s football. ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Fifa adopts resolution to toughen sanctions in bid to curb racism

    Posted May 31st 2013, 05:14pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... Bien-Aime of the Turks and Caicos Islands, were co-opted on for one year. Nsekera was the first woman to be co-opted on for a year at the 2012 congress in Budapest. Now there will be three women ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Asian soccer gets ready to welcome new president

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 11:24am by Reuters in Kuala Lumpur

    ... to give it back. He deserves, from the Asian community, a special reward.” Northern Mariana Islands were not entitled to vote as an associate member, while Brunei were approved voting rights after ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Barcelona can manage without Messi, says Alves

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 08:41am by AFP

    ... Barca’s 13-point lead at the top of the table has given them some breathing space, but Mallorca’s need for points is urgent as the islanders lie second bottom of the table and three points from ...

  8. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Tight security promised for Nanjing soccer clash

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... clash between Beijing Guoan and Japan's Sanfrecce Hiroshima. Relations have plummeted and anti-Japan street protests have flared on the mainland recently, over the disputed Diaoyu island ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    East Asian Cup qualification goes to the wire

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... care about [levelling] the goal difference because I am pretty sure Hong Kong will give North Korea a tough game," said the German after the slaughter of the Pacific Islanders. "In ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Negredo double helps Sevilla back to winning ways

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 09:01am by Reuters in Madrid

    ... forward Giovani Dos Santos, who was making his debut for the islanders. The former Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona player set up Pedro Bigas for the opener with a curling cross in the 26th ...




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