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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Phoenix can still rise from ashes

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 10:59pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... recommendations on how to revive the game locally- is based on two words: Develop and Deliver. And as Sutcliffe pointed out this week in a "position statement" the system must be developed before it can deliver. The fastest way to develop the system is to put in place the personnel to run the administrative side as well as the technical side of the game and this is what has been ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Bigger stadium still needed even though Lions game did not sell out

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the game was first mooted, Lions officials forecast that 10,000 fans would travel with the squad on the way to Australia. This was nearly three years ago when economic conditions were bad ... because this game was not sold out, there is no need for a bigger stadium in Hong Kong. As far as we are concerned, we can easily sell out a 55,000-seater stadium for the Hong Kong Sevens, ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Fixing claims have forever tainted Hong Kong soccer

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 07:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Derek Currie was happy and sad last week. The former legend of the local game was celebrating his mum's 100th birthday in Glasgow- she received a signed birthday card from the Queen- when ... made a visit to town in 1973. Benfica had hammered the Hong Kong national team 11-0 and Currie watched the game as a guest commentator for RTHK. Asked by his fellow commentator what he would do ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong cricket led the way in 2013

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 09:28pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... for a ground and the government will build it Alvin Sallay Hong Kong failed to win the Asian Sevens Series, being pipped by Japan. At the China National Games we had to settle for the silver medal- ... eight associate member nations on a home-and-away basis. This will mean more financial support from the ICC- to the tune of US$350,000 annually- which will be a massive boost for the game ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    HKTA holds all the aces in tennis row

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 08:58pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Our sub-editors got it right, aptly conveying the sense of surprise. The fact that the organisers, Star Games, have been forced to use a venue purpose-built for track cycling is an indictment ... and rule their own line calls? Alvin Sallay Whether they like it or not, Star Games has to deal with the HKTA if they wish to get all the ancillary support to run the March 3 event, part ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Cyclist Choi Ki-ho's early retirement a crying shame

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 08:48pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... road-racer who has proudly represented the city for the past two decades or more at the Olympics and Asian Games- winning multiple medals in the latter. Choi is Wong's heir apparent. Or he ... finished a lowly 28th at the National Games in Shenyang. Choi is adamant he wants to quit. "I have already decided to attend a local university next year and pursue a business degree. ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - LEFT FIELD

    Foot fault for Hong Kong tennis

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:13pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... player Zhang Ling reached the singles finals at the Asian Championships last week. Kwok and Tsui are champions of a time when the game was more laid back and played in an atmosphere of tea ... are members of the present council and Chow is running for president with incumbent Vincent Liang stepping down. Kwok and Tsui are champions of a time when the game was more laid back and played ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD

    Left Field: It's all or nothing in the money game

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... or nothing in the money game A nonplussed reader wrote in a few days ago asking why we didn't mention a word about England's "historic victory" over India in the second test ... little exposure is greeted with joy. The craving for recognition is multiplied now the sport is trying to get into the Olympics. Willstrop concedes that more can be done to promote the game ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Left Field: 2023 Asian Games look out of reach for Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... an excellent opportunity to canvas for the views of his peers - there are 14 vice-presidents on the OCA - on the possibility of Hong Kong hosting the 2023 Asian Games. The late patriarch ... and push for a Hong Kong 2023 Asian Games would have been ideal if not for one spanner in the works - Dubai's decision to pull out of the 2019 race, which was decided this week with Hanoi ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    More than a flag of convenience

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 09:29pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... qualified for the Games. But desire and confidence are a potent combination and the teenager has both of these qualities in excess and believes he has what it takes to make it to Sochi. ... Kong passport should really be a pivotal criterion for representing the city at an Olympics or an Asian Games. As it stands, the International Olympic Committee only allows into the Games ...




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