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    United must stop the rot and remove dead wood or sink

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Peter Simpson

    ... for one young Saints fan and his father was a rare drive eastwards along the coast to Portsmouth and a visit aboard the Royal Navy's flagship and former command of Lord Nelson, HMS Victory. ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Majka proves he's the 'mountain man' in Tour de France

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:32am

    ... Associated Press in Pla d'Adet, France Poland’s Rafal Majka captured his second stage victory at the Tour de France on Wednesday, winning the 17th stage with a late breakaway ... who swatted the air in frustration at Majka when the Pole broke away on the last climb. Wednesday’s 124.5-km trek from Saint-Gaudens to Pla d’Adet was the shortest stage of this year’s Tour, ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Gary Moore brings his Asian adventure to an end

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 09:11pm by Michael Cox

    ... is holding court. The spritely 62-year-old is looking sharp in a navy suit and white open-collar shirt with his similarly dressed and debonair sons, Nicholas and James, by his side at the old ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

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

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

    ... contact sevens teams to the World Police and Fire Games and World Firefighters Games and, of course, they take on the PLA in the 15s TK Lai Cup match each year. The PLA side have been a fixture ... that the PLA rugby team is Hong Kong based, but in fact they are stationed at the army’s sports institute in Guangzhou. It remains a hope that one day the local garrison here will open their gates ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Corporate teams help give Po Leung Kuk orphans new sports field

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 11:33pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... are moving it to So Kon Po, which is a proper rugby pitch unlike the ground in Stanley Fort, which is used as a marching area for the PLA and is almost concrete," Overington said. "The ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong have to engineer own luck to keep Asian title hopes alive

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... But there are potential banana skins before crossing swords with Japan again, starting with China and Malaysia in the preliminary pool competition. China have drafted in six PLA players who missed the opening two ...

  7. Sport - China - CRICKET

    Chinese cricket tries to gain a foothold despite lack of government support

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... from the British navy’s HMS Highflyer and a side from Shanghai. But while the British Empire spread the game to Australia, South Asia and the Caribbean amongst others- its former territory Hong ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong qualify for China National Games, but coach Dai Rees rues team's 'arrogance'

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with passion and pride to avenge the 17-12 loss to Hong Kong in the preliminary pool competition on Saturday. They are the top provincial team in China, and along with the PLA are leading candidates ... beat the PLA 26-10 in the third-place play-off. Hong Kong had earlier clinched their berth at the National Games by hammering Xinjiang 65-0 in the quarter-finals. "We did what we came ...

  9. Sport - China - Rugby

    Beijing pose serious threat for weakened Hong Kong in Games qualifier

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... National Games this summer. Eight provinces, the PLA and Hong Kong will battle it out for five berths available for the September Games in Shenyang, Liaoning province, when rugby sevens makes its ... their PLA players and top stars from the provinces, were hammered 78-0 by Qatar in their opening game and are in danger of being relegated to Division Four next season. Beijing are coached by Johnny ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - NATIONAL GAMES

    Hong Kong sevens captain Rowan Varty pins hopes on National Games gold

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on Monday and includes top seeds Beijing and the PLA. "Beijing are the most experienced side we will face. They have good coaching and a lot of experience, even more than some of the newer guys ...




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