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  1. Sport - Tennis - Davis Cup

    Switzerland, Italy and France join Czech Republic in Davis Cup semi-finals

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters

    ... against holders Czech Republic who breezed past Japan in Tokyo 5-0. When you need a player to win a decisive fifth rubber in a gripping Davis Cup tie, having one with 17 grand slam titles to his ...

  2. Sport - Tennis

    Czech Republic take charge against Japan in Davis Cup quarter-final

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Title-holders the Czech Republic established an iron grip on their Davis Cup quarter-final tennis tie against a weakened Japan on Friday, with Radek Stepanek and Lukas Rosol battling for wins in front of a buzzing Tokyo crowd. Despite missing world No 5 Tomas Berdych, the Czechs had expected to dominate a Japan side shorn of talisman Kei Nishikori ...

  3. Sport - Tennis

    Czech Republic hold all the aces in Davis Cup tie

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Favourites are likely to outgun Japan who have lost their top player for the quarter-finals Czechs hold all the aces in Davis Cup tie Even without the towering presence of Tomas Berdych, title holders the Czech Republic are favourites to outgun a badly wounded Japan in a Davis Cup quarter-final that starts Friday. Japanese number one Kei ...

  4. Sport - Golf - Volvo China Open

    Jason Dufner likely to survive cut at China Open

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 02:08pm by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice in Shenzhen noel.prentice@scmp.com American Jason Dufner looked like surviving the cut by the skin of his teeth at the Volvo China Open today as unheralded Frenchman ... Tour of China, which has 10 US$200,000 events around the country. World number three Henrik Stenson will have to produce something magical to make up 11 shots on Levy after a two-under par 70 ...

  5. Sport - Golf

    Henrik Stenson loses sense of humour on rough day at Volvo China Open

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:03pm by Noel Prentice

    ... sense of humour strangled by sickness, Henrik Stenson threw a club and then a left hook at the course set-up at the Volvo China Open on Thursday. The world number three complained of “silly ... slow. So all in all it played pretty tricky – for myself at least.” Despite his frustrations, Stenson finished the first round of the 20th China Open only four shots behind joint leaders Alvaro ...

  6. Sport - Golf

    Ian Poulter ready to make assault on Volvo China Open

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by Noel Prentice

    ... and rarely misses an opportunity to come to China- obviously with some strings attached including a six-figure cheque. But he is gold for golf promoters and joins world number three Henrik Stenson and PGA Tour champion Jason Dufner as the marquee names for the 20th anniversary of the Volvo China Open, which starts on Thursday at the Genzon Golf Club in Longgang district, Shenzhen. Poulter ...

  7. Sport - Golf - Volvo China Open

    Stenson fights off stomach bug in time for China Open quest

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:21pm by Noel Prentice

    ... will be fit – if not fighting fit- for the 20 million yuan Volvo China Open. The Swede has spent two days fighting a stomach bug and will launch his title quest on Thursday without even seeing ... finished in a tie for 14th at Augusta. That still makes him the form player of the three big names brought to Shenzhen for the 20th anniversary of China’s national open. Englishman Ian Poulter ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    South China face anxious wait in AFC Cup after winning final group match

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:30pm

    ... Unus Alladin unus.alladin@scmp.com Caroliners are hoping group leaders are kicked out of competition for match-fixing, to advance to knockout phase South China trounced Malaysian club Kelantan 4-0 in their final group G match of the AFC Cup at Mong Kok Stadium on Tuesday night – but the Hong Kong soccer giants face an anxious wait. Goals from Lee Hong-lim (43), Andrew Barisic ...

  9. Sport - China - GOLF

    Money no object to boost local players for Volvo China Open

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:06pm by Noel Prentice

    ... no effort- or money- to give Chinese golfers a head start at the 20th Volvo China Open. Thirty-three Chinese golfers will tee off in the 156-strong field on Thursday and all have been given a free ... and promoting the development of golf in China," said Deng, whose group specialises in real estate and medicine, with golf, hotels and catering as subsidiaries. As a professional golfer, you try ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    'Fantastic' Syd Fischer inspires Ragamuffin to China Sea Race victory

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:44am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com 'Fantastic' Fischer inspires Ragamuffin to victory Eighty-seven-year-old America's Cup veteran Syd Fischer was held up as a glowing example for all young sailors after he helped Australian maxi Ragamuffin 90 win line honours in the 27th edition of the Rolex China Sea Race. "It's something to be 87 and on the rail all ...




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