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  1. Thorpe invokes memories of 9/11 to endorse New York bid

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with Alvin Sallay On September 11, 2001, Ian Thorpe watched the world change with shocked eyes. Even today, there is a hint of disbelief in his eyes as he re-lives those moments of terror that tore apart a city. 'I was in lower Manhattan on September ...

  2. Royal endorsement

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the new head of world equestrianism, tells Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart why she feels Hong Kong is in for a treat 'The Olympic spirit is catching and Hong Kong will be infected.' That's the prognosis from Princess Ha ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - OLYMPICS

    S Korea coach unhappy with Olympic officials' handling of political row

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters SKorea player 'deserves to get medal' The South Korean player banned from collecting his bronze medal at the London Olympics for waving a placard with a political message deserves to receive his medal, coach Hong Myung-bo said yesterday. Hong slammed the handling of the row, which erupted after Park Jong-woo held up a sign referring to a territorial dispute between ...

  4. Political goals may be behind Zhu Jun's big-money signings

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the ex-Chelsea stars will be able to bring in enough income to match their contracts. Perhaps more importantly, Zhu's moves are aimed at regaining the sport's political influence after a series ...

  5. Call for revamp of sports

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as possible out of Liu, politically and financially, while he still had superstar status. 'He is just a chess pawn,' Dong wrote on his microblog, adding that 'the team working around ... and competition sponsorship related to him and his previous success. Liu is endorsed by 17 brands and gets 65 per cent of the money sponsors pay. His coach gets 15 per cent, and local sports authorities ...

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    Twelfth men

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... of the plucky Afghan cricketers a heart-warming tale. It has been made into an award-winning documentary called Out of the Ashes, which concentrated more on the interpersonal politics of the team than ... from Afghanistan and Sedeq's family returned to Jalalabad. His older brother, Taj Malik Alam, established the national team with the endorsement of President Hamid Karzai, and became ...

  7. Political games

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... in the torch relay for these 'non-political' Games. Thus, large sums are spent on hosting equestrian events, despite the almost non-existent local participation in the sport. To enable Mr ... requires top-level political support. In addition to bribery of delegates, political lobbying plays an important role in the awarding of the Games- as Tony Blair showed on London's behalf. ...

  8. Polite applause as Becks makes his appearance

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... the television cameras still lined three rows deep into the crowded pool house at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, the gasps were absent. Beckham received the same polite introductory applause as the others ...

  9. Olympic politics and the 'known unknowables'

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... by business or political considerations. Like many grandiose claims, this one is, of course, complete nonsense. The anxieties of Emperor Theodosius have persisted in various forms for practically ... war and the mass boycott by the west of the Moscow Games in 1980. But there are also examples of where the Games provided an opportunity for positive political progress, as they did in Sydney ...

  10. NBA star thanks fans on 'Linsanity' tour of Beijing

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shanghai, is one of the main reasons the NBA has become so popular in China. During his tenure, he signed several lucrative endorsement deals. In June of last year, before retiring, Sports ...




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