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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Olympic call might fire Will Genia for Rio bid

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:20am

    ... scrum-half said. Rugby makes its Olympic debut at Rio in the sevens format and places on the Games squad are likely to be fiercely contested among regular team members and hopefuls in the 15-man game. If I got given the opportunity, I’d love to go to the Rio Olympics Will Genia The 26-year-old Genia, one of the world’s top scrumhalves in a 55-cap career with the Wallabies, would need ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - ASIAN GAMES

    Vietnam quits as host of 2019 Asian Games

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:36am

    ... Reuters in Hanoi Olympic Council of Asia waiting for formal communication before deciding new host city Vietnam has quit as host of the 2019 Asian Games, citing a lack of preparedness ... It was not immediately clear which country would take over from Hanoi as hosts of the 18th Asian Games. “We’ve only heard about it and we are waiting for a formal communication from the Vietnam Olympic ...

  3. News - World - VIDEO GAMES

    Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues over Call of Duty video game

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 08:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Noriega sues over Call of Duty game Former dictator Manuel Noriega, now languishing in a Panamanian prison for the killing of his political opponents, has taken exception to being portrayed as a murderer in a video game. Noriega, 80, has filed a lawsuit against video game publisher Activision Blizzard, saying the company is using his image in its big-selling Call of Duty: ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    On eve of Sochi Games, UN chief denounces attacks on gays

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 12:16am by AP

    ... a day before the opening of the Games, Ban also reiterated his call for warring parties around the world to lay down their arms during the Olympics. Ban said many professional athletes, gay ... assurance that there will be no discrimination whatsoever and the people with different sexual orientation are welcome to compete and enjoy this Olympic Games." "I hope that this Olympics ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - Sochi Olympics

    Skater Barton Lui had no need for doctor, says Hong Kong Olympics chief

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 05:30pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong’s sole Winter Olympian, Barton Lui Pan-to, had been passed fit by a doctor before he left to take part in the Winter Games in Sochi, said senior Hong Kong Olympic Committee official ... as is the normal practice,” said Pang, secretary-general of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee. “Any athlete who fails the medical test prior to major international games is not allowed to go. He was passed ...

  6. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Rules of the game

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:46am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris While 'gaming the system' is legal, investors need to look beyond official announcements before making investment decisions based on such data Bending rules of the game Financial regulations often begin as guidelines set down by intelligent people to codify best practice. Too often, they end up being used by clerks instructed to tick boxes to ensure form ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Derek Jeter has a blast in farewell All-Star game

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:22pm by APSPT

    ... in farewell bash Derek Jeter was a huge hit from the very start in his final All-Star game. Batting lead-off for the American League, the 40-year-old shortstop for the New York Yankees soaked in an ovation that lasted more than a minute at Target Field, then seized the moment by hitting a double. Jeter soon crossed the plate for the game's first run. After three innings of action, he ...

  8. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Revived Tiger Woods ready to take on new game at British Open

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:21pm by APSPT

    ... to tackle new game Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand. In golf vernacular, it's called ... 320 again in the air'," Woods said, pausing to let that number sink in. "Yeah. In the air. So the game has changed a lot since then." There is one change that most agree ...




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