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  1. The day a HK sailor lost the race but won the game of love

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Their eyes met across the Wan Chai dance floor and, as they say, it was love at first sight. Cupid was up to his tricks again at Joe Bananas and the mischievous cherub had Lee Dockstader and Sue Coker in his sights. It was 20 years ago when k ...

  2. Gatting's spin on the Ashes

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

    ... Alvin Sallay It is good English weather outside as we turn up for an interview with Mike Gatting, who immediately throws up an interesting poser- should England use more spin-friendly tracks when the Ashes gets under way this summer? Traditionally England ...

  3. Podium on Stanley beach built without approval

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

    ... Alvin Sallay and Celine Sun The Liechtenstein Princely Navy is on the warpath. The navy's self-styled 'Admiral' Silvan Colani, and other members of Hong Kong's large dragon boat community, say that they will soon have no beach left on ...

  4. Storm threatens Asian qualifiers

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Tournament organisers mull contingency plans in case of a direct hit by Higos Plans for the weekend's 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens Asian qualifying tournament hung in the balance last night as yet another tropical storm threatened a direc ...

  5. Ex-POW returns to HK for veteran hockey showcase

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay George Dunbar wakes up every morning and rejoices in seeing another day. Having survived as a prisoner of war in the second world war, he has every reason to be thankful. And now he prepares to be the heart and soul of the Scotland team takin ...

  6. Everyone has grown used to the sorry litany of drug-cheating athletes

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... if they haven't already. How does this latest disaster affect the image of the sport in the eyes of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), we asked Holmberg? 'It is a serious blow to the sport ...

  7. Inept officials help HK keep crown in farce

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The final of the Tuanku Ja'afar tournament descended to the depths of utter farce yesterday as Hong Kong successfully defended their title, winning by 16 runs, in a match that turned into a comedy of errors thanks to inept officiating. Hong Kong scor ...

  8. Choi chips in as Sichuan quake victims benefit

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay He might be a multi-millionaire, but K.J. Choi knows how it is to be left feeling helpless and at the mercy of Mother Nature- and it was this sense of vulnerability which brought him to Hong Kong yesterday to support a programme for children affected by the Sichuan earthquake. 'Once you have experienced something like this, you realise that even if you had all ...

  9. Storm throws riders off course, damages venue

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Kammuri halts equestrian training, delays HK-bound horses The smooth build-up to the equestrian events in Hong Kong was thrown into disarray yesterday, with Severe Tropical Storm Kammuri halting outdoor training, and delaying horses en route ...

  10. Gleeson grabs early lead

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Macau David Gleeson rolled in seven birdies to grab the lead in the Macau Open, then nonchalantly shrugged off his opening-day heroics as just an 'ordinary' round. The Australian, who carded an error-free seven-under-par 64, will ...




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