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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Olympic Games a silver lining for Brazil after World Cup humiliation

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... isn't everything. But they can at least contemplate the possibility of salvaging some national pride when they host South America's first Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1552409/olympic-games-silver-lining-brazil-after-world-cup
  2. Tokyu Fudosan spearheads transformation towards 2020 Olympic Games

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:10pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan The much-anticipated 2020 Olympic Games are set to showcase Japan's transformation since the country first hosted the international sporting event in 1964. Much like athletes training to earn the Olympic gold, various industry champions are gearing up to develop and redevelop Japan's urban landscape in time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1549634/tokyu-fudosan-spearheads-transformation-towards-2020-olympic-games
  3. Olympic crusade

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic Games 2006 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511351/olympic-crusade
  4. Sport - Other Sport - OBITUARY: Athletics

    Alice Coachman, first black woman to win Olympic gold, dies aged 90

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... to Albany State University. "Alice literally set the bar with her accomplishments at the 1948 Games, but Olympic champion is only part of the incredible legacy she leaves behind," United ... barefoot on dirt roads First black woman to win Olympic gold dies Track and field star Alice Coachman, who overcame segregation to become the first black woman to win a gold medal in the Olympics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1554944/alice-coachman-first-black-woman-win-olympic-gold-dies-aged-90
  5. Sport - Other Sport - SQUASH

    Unified body needed for Olympic status, says Sarah Fitz-Gerald

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:59pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Former greats of the game agree the men's and women's federations must be merged into one 'Unified body is needed for Olympic status' Former greats of the game gathered in Hong Kong are urging a unified approach among international squash organisations to strengthen its bid to become an Olympic sport. The sport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1550573/unified-body-needed-olympic-status-says-sarah-fitz-gerald
  6. News - China - SPORT

    Beijing makes final three on shortlist for Winter Olympics in 2022

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by WU NAN, AP

    ... for the city's bid for the winter games. The International Olympic Committee approved the three remaining contenders as official candidate cities, rather than cut the field any further. The cities must ... the population opposes the bid. Officials from the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Bid committee said they would host the games economically. "We will try our best to take advantage of the stadiums ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549262/beijing-makes-final-three-shortlist-winter-olympics-2022
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Hong Kong issue 'SOS' to keep women's windsurfing in Asian Games

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:54pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ..., will represent Hong Kong at the Incheon Games. But the boardsailor will not take part in September's world championships, which decide 50 per cent of the quota for the 2016 Olympics. The worlds, ... windsurfing in Games The Hong Kong Windsurfing Association is sending an "SOS" to its Asia counterparts to save the women's RSX event at the Asian Games. Four windsurfing events ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1551346/hong-kong-issue-sos-keep-womens-windsurfing-asian-games
  8. Sport - China - BOXING

    Title fight feels just like Olympics, says Zou Shiming

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:38pm by Unus Alladin

    ... Rosa Title fight feels like Olympics, says Zou China's golden boy Zou Shiming says fighting for his first professional title in this month's Champions of Gold in Macau will be like "going back to the Olympics again". The two-time Olympic gold medallist will step it up as he faces experienced Colombian fighter Luis de la Rosa in a 10-round contest with the World Boxing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1549151/title-fight-feels-just-olympics-says-zou-shiming
  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea threatens to skip Asian Games after talks on inclusion falter

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Southern official says Seoul mystified by North's 'unilateral walkout' of talks on its participation North Korea may skip Asian Games hosted by South North Korea yesterday threatened to pull out of September's Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks to negotiate Pyongyang's participation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556076/north-korea-threatens-boycott-asian-games
  10. Sport - Rugby

    Mark Wright and Keith Robertson boost Asian Games hopes

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... secretary general of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee, has said they will fight for the inclusion of athletes who don't have passports but appeared at previous Games. "We have a number ... the process of applying for passports," Rees said. "Among this lot are Chris Maize, Raef Morrison and Josh Peters." For the first time, the Asian Games will follow Olympic eligibility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1512187/wright-and-robertson-boost-hong-kongs-asian-games-hopes

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