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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    My time will come with Brazil, says young star Lucas

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 10:32pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... in 2011. Despite his age, Lucas has already made 31 senior appearances for Brazil, including the 2011 Copa America, the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2013 Confederations Cup when Brazil captured ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Call to delay Hong Kong Stadium closure to host Liverpool visit

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:24pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... repeatedly expressed their interest in coming to Hong Kong and next summer will be the best time because there are no World Cup finals, no European Championship finals and no Olympic Games, so ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Qatar World Cup to be held in winter, Fifa's Jerome Valcke says

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... committee." Valcke did not say if he favoured a World Cup in the winter of 2021-22 or 2022-23, but the deciding factor could be the timing of the Winter Olympics. The awarding of the 2022 World Cup ... into opposition from European clubs, who would lose their top players in the middle of the season, and from the International Olympic Committee fearful of any competition with the 2022 Winter Olympics ...

  4. Comment - Sport - SOCCER

    Time running out for many Asian World Cup hopefuls

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... will help the team greatly, and in my opinion, Chu-young can do that," Hong said this month. Park was part of Hong's bronze-winning Olympic team in 2012, but this time it's slightly different. "This World Cup takes place immediately after the European league season ends, unlike the London Olympics in 2012," Hong said. "This makes it even more difficult ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong face tough task in Interport Cup

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 12:31am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Aussie Barisic to boost Caroliners' Asian hopes Hong Kong face a daunting task in the second leg of soccer's Interport Cup against Guangdong at Huizhou Olympic Stadium on Wednesday. Hong Kong lost 3-2 as a result of a last-minute goal by Guangdong striker Lu Lin in the first leg at Mong Kong on Sunday. Established international Chan ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Jerome Champagne putting fizz into Fifa presidental fight

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 10:26pm by Reuters

    ... times the size of the Olympic Games. However, it is facing strong challenges. First, the growing imbalances in the game; second, privatisation of the game; and third, this globalisation has ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Coach Kim Pan-gon plays down Hong Kong's chances of retaining East Asian Games title

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... champions but it's unrealistic to target the same degree of success this time," said Kim. "China, Japan and North Korea are sending their under-20 Olympic squads, but they are all very strong and will take the tournament seriously as part of their preparations for the 2016 Olympics. South Korea will be represented by a K-League 2 selection and may be the weakest. ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    South Korean fans unfurl anti-Japanese banner in Seoul

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Asian Cup stoked political tension between the two. Fans at the regional tournament final at Jamsil Olympic Stadium, which Japan won 2-1, unfurled a massive banner that read: "A nation ... were also at the centre of a diplomatic row at the 2012 London Olympics when soccer player Park Jong-woo held up a sign referring to a territorial dispute, while celebrating South Korea's ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Deschamps admits France undone by tough Ukraine

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Kiev

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev France coach Didier Deschamps admitted that his team couldn’t cope with the physical approach of their opponents after Les Bleus lost 2-0 to Ukraine in their World Cup play-off first leg on Friday. The result in Kiev’s Olympic Stadium left France in a desperate situation ahead of next Tuesday’s decisive return match at the Stade de France ...

  10. Comment - Sport - SOCCER

    Price tag for success for Hong Kong soccer is HK$100m per year

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:44pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the money spent on each HKSI athlete. This figure is even bleaker when compared to the money that goes towards training an athlete for the Olympics. The Sports Institute recently revealed it spent ... individual sports. "For example, in a major games like the Olympics there are 34 different swimming events with 102 medals available, whereas in football there are two events [men's ...




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