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  1. Sport - Rugby

    It’s all in the mind against the Koreans: Pale Tauti

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:53pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong have to climb a mental mountain to reach crucial goal, says former captain It's all in the mind against the Koreans Hong Kong will need to overcome a mental mountain against South Korea if they are to seal their World Cup repêchage spot on Saturday, says No 8 Pale Tauti. Former captain Tauti knows first-hand the agony and pain, which ...

  2. Ling faces tough decisions in Jakarta

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay With local number one Goran Bosalevski misfiring, Davis Cup captain Derek Ling was left in a sticky situation yesterday as Hong Kong slipped behind, 2-1, to Indonesia in the Asia-Oceania Zone group two tie in Jakarta. Hong Kong face a mountain to climb today after the opening day ended with the hosts leading. To make matters worse, Ling is undecided whether Bosalevski, who ...

  3. Kang enjoys view from the top

    Posted Dec 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'I have been training a lot this summer and getting into shape physically' The mountain did not come to Kang Wook-soon. He went to it- and the weekly trek up one ... the Suh-rak mountain, which is about four hours drive from Seoul. It is more than 1,700 metres high and it is a hard climb. But I did it more than 10 times this summer and it has helped my ...

  4. Lam strikes gold for HK after flawless performance

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... medals at the National Games. Cyclist Wong Kam-po won the other gold medal in the road race on Monday, while cycling also netted a silver (Chan Chun-hing in the men's mountain bike) ...

  5. HK facing an uphill battle

    Posted Oct 15th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Once again, Hong Kong have a mountain to climb. And it is not Mount Everest, which is just a 45-minute plane journey from Kathmandu, but the pesky Nepali bowling attack which they will have to negotiate for at least 100 overs if they are to salvage a draw in the ACC Premier League today. Nepal tightened their grip on the three-day encounter yesterday, taking a handy 266-run ...

  6. HK's hopes rest on doubles pair

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... a mountain to climb because the first reverse singles will pit Yu against Taiwan's number one Lu. 'It looks very bleak,' conceded Ling as he contemplated Hong Kong's dream ...

  7. Government's plan for 'Mega' events should be cut down to size

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... beach volleyball, open-water swimming, mountain biking and adventure racing. Woodring asked: 'Why doesn't Hong Kong promote beach volleyball. We have the beaches and it doesn't ... regularly, or taking part in open-water swimming, or mountain biking, we build up an audience. It will then be easier to get large crowds for mega events.' The other side of the coin is to opt ...

  8. Knapp proud of way in which women fight against the odds

    Posted Oct 31st 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... their names on the scoresheet were Huang Xuejiao, Li Hongxia, Li Aili and Sun Zhen. Hong Kong's only foray into the opposition D in the first-half occurred when Barbara Mountain made a break ... they played. Our goalkeepers were defending corners against one of the best teams in the world,' said Knapp. Apart from the two keepers, midfield duo Olivia Chiu and Barbara Mountain also ...

  9. Alvin Sallay

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and Project Kaisei) and Mark Keith (mountain biking) shed light as they showered Fok with the problems their sports faced. 'Fok promised them he would try to help, and in the meantime called ...

  10. 'Whirlwind' White blows away Ding on cue

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... himself a mountain to climb to qualify for the semi-finals after he was beaten 2-0 (83-40, 78-21) by Pakistan's Shokat Ali, who on paper was the easiest of his opponents. Fu will have to beat ...




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