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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - NATIONAL GAMES

    Hong Kong showjumpers aim to go better than bronze

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

    ... on the People's Liberation Army today- they are headed by two-time Olympic singles champion Lin Dan. "The chances are 50-50 as Lin will only play one singles tie," said Hong Kong coach Tim He ... chef de mission Angela Kong Ka-fung, however, said the starting order wouldn't give them any advantage though. "People may think we can watch the results of all other competitors ...

  2. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    'Super Dan' returns after break of eight months

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and former world champion Xie Xingfang at a decked-out Beijing university gymnasium in September last year. Now attention will focus on the form of the People's Liberation Army officer ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Olympic champion leads China challenge at Asia Championships following eight months of rest 'Super Dan' returns after long break Olympic gold ...

  3. Sport - China - CHINA

    National Games showcase sorry state of Chinese sport

    Posted Oct 25th 2005, 12:00am

    ... to the People's Liberation Army team, barely touched her on the shoulder? When a rematch was held, Sun again lost in incredulous circumstances, apparently to honour a deal between the PLA ... deals. It is time Beijing set sport free of its political mission. There is no reason to believe Chinese athletes, liberated from the shackles of officialdom, will cease to excel. And corruption ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - OXFAM TRAILWALKER

    Runners aim to be fastest Hong Kong team in Oxfam Trailwalker

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:01pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... UFO hope to complete the treacherous 100km charity run in under 12 hours. If they do, they will be faster than the 2010 People's Liberation Army time of 11 hours and 59 minutes, ... six months ago at the Round the Island Race, where four runners talked about clocking the fastest time for a local Chinese team in the Oxfam Trailwalker's 27-year history. At the finish ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - NATIONAL GAMES

    The commander's last stand

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... teams are Beijing, Hunan and the People's Liberation Army, who are headed by five-time singles world champion Lin Dan. The women's team barely made it to Shenyang and He admitted ... Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing), Hong Kong and Macau, and special teams such as those from the People's Liberation Army. World badminton champion Lin Dan, for example, will represent the PLA ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TRAILWALKER

    Trailwalker is a mighty test of endurance

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... tough that even the People's Liberation Army team- course record holders who have been unbeaten for the past three years- are skipping the chance to defend their title. So it will be up ... Rachel Jacqueline The 100-kilometre team event will raise millions for charity while also enhancing Hong Kong's status as a premier destination for trail running The ultimate test ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - World cup 2014

    Will Hong Kong ever reach a World Cup, or are we losing sight of the goal?

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... in one of the worst incidents of public disorder the mainland had seen since 1949. It took a People's Liberation Army battalion to restore order. Not that the Hong Kong team cared. When ... David Bartram The local game has taken a tumble since the heady days of the 1970s/80s. As the planet's soccer fans turn their gaze towards Brazil, David Bartram asks what it will take ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Uniformed ‘brothers’ play key role in growth of the game

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 07:42pm by Robbie McRobbie

    ... activity ceases as Hong Kong's Disciplined Services host their annual fixture against the People’s Liberation Army for the TK Lai Cup. For those involved, this is one of the highlights ... and perhaps use sport as a first step to engage more closely with the Hong Kong people who, as evidenced by the popularity of the PLA’s annual open days, clearly wish to see more of the PLA now those ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Brazil weeps for Neymar, but team reaped what they sowed

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 12:44am by James Porteous

    ... of Colombia (Farc) and National Liberation Army (ELN) out of hiding to join in the team's success. “Guerrilla fighter, how can you miss the world’s biggest spectacle?” the ads ask. “Colombia ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    North Korea's 'marathon diplomacy' targets Hong Kong runners

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:08pm by Richard Castka

    ... of the city that takes in landmarks such as the Arch of Triumph, Kim Il-sung University and the People's Army Acrobatic Theatre. There will also be a 21.1km half marathon and a 10km race, both ...




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