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  1. Chiu finds her perfect training partner for Doha build-up

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... training. 'This gives me a lot of court time to brush up on my skills and to play with other leading players,' said Grinham, who trounced World Open champion Nicol David of Malaysia ...

  2. Chiu blown away by Malaysian whirlwind David

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

    ... Alvin Sallay in Doha The slim chance that Hong Kong ace Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin would become the first person to beat Malaysian superstar Nicol David this year was blown away in the very first seconds of the 30-minute gold medal squash final yesterday. Chiu, looking nervous, fouled on her very first stroke of the match, when she returned David's serve out of bounds, giving ...

  3. David foils Chiu again in final

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin of Hong Kong suffered another defeat at the hands of world number one Nicol David when losing in straight games in the women's final at the Asian ... start in the first game, but just could not finish the job properly. After that, it was all David,' said Chiu, who had to settle for a silver medal against the world's best player. ...

  4. Chiu set to face old foe

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... seed Nicol David of Malaysia. Chiu dismissed Malaysian Sharon Wee 3-1 in the semi-final last night to set-up the showdown with her old rival. World number one David had an easy 3-0 win over Hong Kong's Christina Mak Pui-hin in the other semi-final 9-0, 9-1, 9-0 in just 16 minutes. 'I have nothing to lose against David,' said Chiu, who managed only a third ...

  5. Chiu on track for repeat of Pusan

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin will face a Goliath of a task to win her second gold medal at successive Asian Games when she comes up against world number one Nicol David of Malaysia ... far.' Teammate Wee predicted David would win without any problems. 'Nicol will win easily. After all she is the world champion and is at the top of her game.' Hong Kong squash coach ...

  6. Question of the week: What's your favourite TV show?

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of oranges. My girlfriend helped me put on makeup and tie up my hair. It was a great experience for me to feel what it was like to be a girl. Kuma Chow, 18 Late Show with David Letterman. Letterman is an award-winning, highly acclaimed and very successful comedian. I think it's the funniest show on TV. He interviews big stars, such as Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise. He's very witty- you can find ...

  7. Mak's chance to make her mark

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong start their squash campaign today hoping they can return with two medals from the women's event. While Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin's expected showdown against Nicol David of Malaysia in the final would be the highlight of the competition, Christina Mak Pui-hin is also hoping for a breakthrough in her international career. 'Mak has been working ...

  8. Swinging into action

    Posted Oct 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa World number one Nicol David of Malaysia returns a shot on her way to trouncing eighth seed Madeline Perry of Ireland 9-4, 10-8, 9-2 to move into the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Squash Centre yesterday. David will next meet Rachael Grinham of Australia, the world number three, in today's semi-finals. The other semi-final ...

  9. Chiu faces intense build-up for Doha

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Doha, Qatar, will play a number of major tournaments from now to December as she sets her sights on repeating the success of beating arch-rival, Malaysia's Nicol David, who she beat ... especially against David, who is now the world number one and has made tremendous improvement over the last couple of years. 'Other than the two domestic events, I will also take part ...

  10. Chiu advances to set up showdown with Grinham

    Posted Nov 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... losing in the first and second round in the qualifiers respectively. Top seed Nicol David made a solid start in her bid to join only three women who have made successful defences of the world ...




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