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  1. China vows to be among the elite by 2010

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing New marketing guru lays out ambitious plan to bring mainland global respect China's new troubleshooting football tsar has promised millions of disgruntled fans international glory by the next World Cup. The Chinese Football Association's new marketing expert, Wong Yingquan, said China was about to embark on a no-expense-spared trophy hunt ...

  2. The Chinese girl who gave Kazakhstan a Games lift

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the London Games. Chinshanlo, who won by breaking her own world record with a lift of 131kg, was born and bred in China under the name Zhao Changling, according to Xinhua. The 19-year-old was born ... Weightlifting Association, was quoted by Xinhua as saying the State General Administration of Sports decided in 2008 to allow the youngster to compete for Kazakhstan. However, a report by mainland news ...

  3. Cabinet weighs more powerful agency for soccer

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com The central government is mulling setting up a soccer office with a ranking higher than the game's current governing agency, in a bid to raise ... or the cabinet, will take the lead in creating the new body. The office's duties will include co-ordinating several ministries and central government bodies. The office would operate directly under ...

  4. Vice-president of Games agency named

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leadership, announced by the State Council, Beijing party chief Liu Qi retains the presidency, the China News Service reported. Ms Chen was education minister before being named a state councillor ... Qishan and Deng Pufang, son of late leader Deng Xiaoping and president of the China Disabled Persons' Federation, retained their posts as the other two executive presidents. Sources said ...

  5. Shanghai in dock over Tang

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... levels in the quest for gold medals in Beijing. The team are due to return to Shanghai today. A source close to the Chinese Volleyball Association said Tang was likely to be flown back to China ...

  6. Li injury a blow to China

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... injury while training in Sanshui in Guangdong province. 'Li Tie may have suffered a broken leg in training,' China's new assistant coach Wu Jingui told the Post. 'It's ... was unable to confirm the nature of the injury. However, Xinhua, quoting an unnamed source from the national team, confusingly described it as 'a serious calf fracture'. The news agency ...

  7. News of Butt's exploits travels far

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... into the international limelight after foreign news agencies picked up the Sunday Morning Post story highlighting his batting which resulted in HKCC officials postponing a match the following day for safety ... when he heard Hong Kong cricket, and that too a Saturday League game, being mentioned on the BBC,' laughed Glenwright. The Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily News in Sri Lanka were among ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Storey claims her eighth gold but China in control in medals table

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Storey claims her eighth gold, but China in control China ended the first day of the London Paralympics on top of the medal table but it was British cyclist ... to go, giving her a third cycling gold. The 34-year-old earlier clocked a new world best of three minutes, 32.170 seconds, which would have won her the title at the UCI track cycling World Cup ...

  9. Blame to share in badminton row

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the state news agency Xinhua speaks volumes about the disappointment of those who had pinned their hopes on the pair to boost China's gold medal tally. Some mainland media went further, dubbing ... The match-throwing scandal involving two Chinese badminton champions and six other players in the Olympics has shocked China and the world alike. Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang were disqualified ...

  10. 14-team format 'good news' for hong kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... given the green light for the continued presence of four associate members at the head table, going back on a decision taken just two months ago to make the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New ... associates. 'It is 14 for the World Cup [50 overs] and this is great news for Hong Kong,' said Hong Kong Cricket Association secretary John Cribbin, who represents the associate member ...




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