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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TABLE TENNIS

    Doo Hoi-kem has sleepless nights thinking about Youth Olympic Games

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 09:58pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Talented teenager feels the pressure as she prepares for Youth Olympics Carrying Hong Kong hopes keeps Doo awake at night If the wizard world of Harry Potter does exist, Doo Hoi-kem would love a magical spell that could end her sleepless nights as she prepares for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing next month. Doo, who is ranked number one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1559943/doo-hoi-kem-has-sleepless-nights-thinking-about-youth-olympic-games
  2. Sport - Other Sport

    2020 Olympic Games crucial for future of Japan

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:16pm by AFP

    ... for future of Japan Six years to the day before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, its top brass predict the Games will have as significant an impact as those of 1964, which marked Japan's emergence as an economic power. Having hosted the Games 50 years ago, Tokyo's second Olympics will begin on July 24, 2020 with organisers hoping to recreate the same alchemy after two decades ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1558413/2020-olympic-games-crucial-future-japan
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Sport - CYCLING

    Bradley Wiggins turns his back on road racing to focus on Olympic track events

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 11:34am by AFP

    ... Andy Tennant and Steven Burke to victory as the 34-year-old collected the fourth silver medal of his Commonwealth Games career. Four-time Olympic champion Wiggins only made the decision ... Agence France-Presse in Glasgow Wiggins turns his back on road Bradley Wiggins has set his sights on claiming gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016 after losing out to Australia in the final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1558855/bradley-wiggins-turns-his-back-road-racing-focus-olympic-track-events
  6. Sport - Other Sport

    Withdrawal of Mo Farah huge blow for Commonwealth Games

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:37am by AFP, Reuters

    ... decision to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games," Farah, 31, said in a statement released by Team England. "I really wanted to add the Commonwealth titles to my Olympic and World ... champion finished in one hour 48 minutes and 50 seconds, 11 seconds ahead of younger brother Jonathan, the bronze medallist from the London Olympic Games in 2012. South African Richard Murray took ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1558416/withdrawal-mo-farah-huge-blow-commonwealth-games
  7. Olympic crusade

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

    ... Olympic Games 2006 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511351/olympic-crusade
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Left Field: Pressure on Hong Kong team to bring home Asian Games gold

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 09:29pm by ALVIN SALLAY

    ... number is eight. This is the crop of gold medals Hong Kong won at the Asian Games in Guangzhou four years ago. A lesser return from the Incheon Games starting in mid-September will be a failure. ... are sending more team sports. Basketball, soccer, water polo and volleyball, which were only represented by men's teams at the last Games, will also see their women's teams compete ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1559942/left-field-pressure-hong-kong-team-bring-home-asian-games-gold
  9. 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
  10. 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

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