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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Formula E race in Hong Kong can open streets to other sporting events

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to an exciting day on November 8, 2014, when 10 teams compete in the third leg of a 10-race calendar ending in London. In today's motor-racing world, staging a cost-efficient, pollution-free race ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Shanghai racing ahead of Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... worldly pleasures. We cannot hold a candle to the sporting extravagance cities like London and New York boast. These are truly world-class cities. But our government is quick to emphasise the fact ... and an international multi-sport games will fit the bill. The central government wants Shanghai to be one of the world's top three financial centres on par with New York and London. But at least ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    No reason for athletes to remain amateurs

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on next month's world championships in Moscow. That might indeed be a bridge too far - Usain Bolt and Jamaica's run-machine hold the record time of 36.84 set at last year's London ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD

    'New frontier' proves barren

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Moscow is a modern city today. Watching the world go by while sipping a latte at the street cafes on Gorky Park, you could be forgiven for thinking that you were in Paris or London. But all ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Time to learn the law of large numbers

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... HK$7.4 million and South Korea HK$12.8 million. All these countries finished in the top 10 in the overall medal standings, but Hong Kong failed to land a single medal. For London 2012, Hong ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong pays for procrastination

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... this as acknowledgment of a Hong Kong involvement. During the London Sevens last month, IRB chief executive Brett Gosper suggested Hong Kong was out of the equation before backtracking to say no decision had ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD

    World series? Pull the other one

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Gosper said. Well, the IRB has to match these words with deeds and change its qualifying format next season. The London Sevens was also an eye-opener on double standards. The world governing body ... to an outside pitch at Twickenham that is usually used by a school. It was segregation at its worst. The most important part of the London Sevens was being played on an outside pitch while the core-team ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    A gift that can keep on giving

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... are successful in becoming a core team in the IRB Sevens World Series. If Varty and his side succeed in finishing in the top three in the eight-team qualifiers at the London Sevens in a fortnight, Hong ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD

    Marathons can be open and safe

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a marathon finish inside a stadium, an enclosed arena where every spectator can be checked. But even if it is an open street, as famous marathons like Boston and London take pride in, a sanitised ... a readymade excuse to those naysayers within government departments who believe a better route through the streets of Hong Kong is impossible. We must take an example from London, site ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    A valuable lesson out of Africa

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and truly deflated any belief that all the Asian sevens champions had to do was to show up at the London Sevens in May and grab one of three core spots available for the world series. I suspect Rees ... the three teams at the bottom of this season's world series standings, plus Hong Kong- who have automatically qualified for the London Sevens by virtue of being Asian champions- ...




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