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  1. Kennedy conquers rivals and nature

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... descending and coming around the beach. Kennedy was alone for most of the run and by the time the Australia-based American hit the beach, it was man battling nature and not man versus man. 'That ...

  2. Academy will nurture future soccer stars

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The proposed football academy in Tseung Kwan O will cater for schools, recreational players, nurture the best young talent, and be a training base for professional teams in Hong Kong. Last week, the Hong Kong Football Association confirmed that the territory's first soccer academy will open in 2007 with the $103 million costs being met by the Hong Kong Jockey ...

  3. Sowing seeds of sport will nurture HK stars

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A visit by the Manchester United Football Club is a big event by any standards in soccer-mad Hong Kong. It may be only a flying goodwill visit, with a 'friendly' game last night against a local side, but that does nothing to dampen the rapturous ...

  4. $100,000 boost to nurture rugby talent

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell A champion team of junior rugby players from public housing estates were thrilled to meet Olympic legends Edwin Moses and Mark Spitz, as well as former New Zealand All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick at a function in Mongkok yesterday. In ...

  5. Drama of the highest order

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the world existed for that moment. Recent epics include Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer in the 2008 Wimbledon final and the US versus Canada in the gold medal hockey final at the 2010 Winter ... coach of the 49ers, naturally evoking memories of the last coach to make that transition. Playing in a weak conference the rejuvenated 49ers had their best record in 15 years to earn a home ...

  6. Sport

    No turning back

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... as the 2014 Asian Games is my target. Then I'll see what will happen. I'll probably be a coach so I can help nurture Hong Kong mountain bikers." Only 40 of the 50 riders finished ...

  7. Switch necessary to help minnows, insists IRB

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com One-off David versus Goliath clashes have not helped the smaller nations to develop as hoped. That, plus the need to unearth three new core teams ... and initiatives, and it is perfectly placed to hold the competition to find the three new core teams.' While a few observers believe the unique nature of the Hong Kong Sevens will soon become ...

  8. King of the Road Wong says it's time to abdicate

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... races professionally in Europe. Against all odds, Hong Kong produced a talent like Wong, but at the end of the day, unless you nurture talent, it will be wasted. He says he would love ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - ITALIAN SERIE A

    Bojan out to help Milan recover from defeat

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... game is Inter versus Roma. Inter put their early season form on display with a 3-0 away rout of league new boys Pescara while Roma were lucky to escape with a share of the points in a 2-2 home ...

  10. Soccer given perfect mandate for change

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the ingredients for success in other soccer leagues and attempt to implement them in Hong Kong. The attraction of the best leagues lies not only in their professional and competitive nature, but also ... of soccer must also be focused on community participation. This seems to be the spirit behind the suggested reforms, with emphasis on home grounds and grass-roots development plans to nurture young ...




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