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  1. PLA surrenders its commanding role

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... sports outfits under the aegis of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) are named for the date when the communist armed forces were founded in 1927. The elite batch, led by Bayi (the Chinese ... In an ongoing exhibition in Beijing marking the PLA's 80th anniversary, sports achievements held more than their fair share of interest among visitors, many of them having next year's Olympics ...

  2. Aberdeen storm PLA stronghold

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Synovate HKCC/Aberdeen had a fruitful trip across the border yesterday when they beat Chubb PLA 52-25 in Guangzhou in the Securicor Hong Kong First Division. At So Kon Po, Asahi Valley suffered a setback to their title hopes when they lost 13-10 to Kowloon, who went into the interval with a 6-0 lead after two Bruce Aitcheson penalties. Last season's two Grand ...

  3. PLA to be deployed at the stadium to ensure safety

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang More than 6,000 police officers and People's Liberation Army troops will be deployed in and around the Workers' Stadium tomorrow to ensure public order. And mainland and Japanese football fans will be confined to separate stands durin ...

  4. China to provide back-up players

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A shadow China team drawn from players from the PLA and the Chinese Agricultural University will provide injury back-up for all 24 teams at the World Cup. 'They will be the 25th team at the World Cup. We decided that this reserve squad would only comprise of players from the [university] and the PLA as that will be fair to all teams across the board,' said ...

  5. Champagne is on ice as Tigers close in on first major trophy

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Inter City Series competition when they take on the PLA Sports Institute in Guangzhou. Even though DeA will be missing a number of players through injury and unavailability, it is hard to see the PLA- currently fourth- upsetting the form book. The champagne is on ice and DeA are looking forward to winning the first major title in the short history of the club. 'It will be a great ...

  6. Triumphant Tigers set sights on the league crown

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... PLA Sports Institute 45-13 in Guangzhou yesterday. 'We are certainly in the running for the First Division league title. This is a great start to the season,' said delighted ... to win the First Division league title for the first time in their history. Funnily, they will meet the PLA in their opening league match next Saturday in Guangzhou. Hong Kong Football Club, ...

  7. Cameron braces for battle

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... while the other match is between DeA Tigers and PLA at King's Park. Competition is certainly hotting up towards the Grand Championship finale scheduled for the end of next month ... should claim maximum points off Aberdeen, while it will be interesting to see how PLA fare against DeA Tigers after their inspiring performance at the end of last year when they lost to Club ...

  8. Adics tournament makes welcome return to HK

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the thrills when the tournament was last played during the 2001-02 season. After a break of a season, two local First Division clubs and three teams from the mainland - PLA Sports Institute, Chinese ... will start in October and each team will play four matches with everyone getting away games,' said Payne. The First Division League is expected to begin in November. The PLA will join the five ...

  9. Shin splints shatter Lee's medal hopes

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... one place behind. Lee placed 22nd while the PLA's Dick Wenpor won the event- the first time triathlon has been included in the National Games- in a very fast time of one hour, 54 minutes and 21 seconds. Fellow PLA officer Wang Hongni won the women's event in a time of 2:04:08 while Hong Kong's Chrissie Bailey placed 17th in 2:10:08. Teammate Tania Mak So-ning finished ...

  10. China eyes own sevens spectacle, but not now

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... National Games. But for now Zhang has to rely mostly on the PLA for his recruits to the national team. China will face Hong Kong, Tonga and Uruguay in pool D in the second-tier HSBC Sevens World ...




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