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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    When running hurts your health

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 09:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... pollution in a race which has lengthy black spots where the air pollution is "five times higher" than World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. Clean Air Network (CAN), ... to Hong Kong Island showed airborne pollutant particles were at a hazardous level. We must resign ourselves to the fact things will remain the same and might in fact get worse The toxic air ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Slow going at old Kai Tak keeps World Cup dream grounded

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 04:44pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... and the polluted air we breathe. It’s a real pity. Hong Kong would have been ideally placed to host the RWC Sevens for a record-breaking third time, adding to the 1997 and 2005 tournaments held here. ...

  3. Sport - Soccer

    Cardiff City cancel tour of Malaysia because of regional air pollution crisis

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Putting welfare of the players first, Premier League newcomers cancel promotional tour of Malaysia because of a regional air pollution crisis Cardiff's asia trip up in smoke Premier League newcomers Cardiff City, looking to grow their brand awareness ahead of a possible IPO, cancelled their six-day promotional tour of Malaysia this week because of the air pollution ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Trawling for trash in Rio Games clean-up

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Trawling for trash in Rio games clean-up A stout green catamaran plies the polluted waters of Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay alongside the fishing boats, but instead of grouper and swordfish ... worth of Rio state government tests on waterways across the city showed faecal coliform pollution levels far above those considered safe by Brazilian or US law. That pollution means nearly all ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport

    Local runners excited to host international stars on home turf

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 07:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... of international talents and raising the degree of competition among front runners local and abroad," he says. But others are concerned exactly what impression Hong Kong will make. Roadside pollution ... international athletes- in particular, the things that I worry about: concrete and pollution," says Jeremy Ritcey, who placed fifth in the race last year. "I hope that people see what's ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - MOTOR RACING

    Formula E electric car racing is tailor-made for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HKAA says the non-polluting and silent electric cars are ideal Formula E race 'tailor-made' for Central streets The Formula E world ... Automobile Association, said the usual obstacles critics raised, such as environmental pollution and noise pollution, did not apply to the Formula E electric racing series which he said ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - MOTOR RACING

    Formula E race in Hong Kong could be the start of something huge, says organiser

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 10:18am by Alvin Sallay

    ... It will be one big party, an hour or more of racing followed by the world's top DJs in action and on the streets of London, Berlin, Hong Kong. And all this without the polluting influences ... race in the heart of the city because there is no pollution, not much noise. "So far, every city in the world we have approached has embraced the idea because of the sustainability. ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - EAST ASIAN GAMES

    Hong Kong hopeful Annie Au crashes out in squash semi-finals at Tianjin

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... as the air pollution index rose yesterday. "The index shows a middle- to high-pollution intensity and players in soccer, hockey and baseball may be affected by the poor air quality during ...

  9. Sport - China - GOLF

    Selfie shots with Woods and McIlroy are the winner in Mission Hills madness

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:44pm

    ... listening, with both players miked up. They exchanged gossip, jokes, swears, comments on their rivals and moans about the pollution in Shanghai and Beijing- "It's fine here though". ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Formula E race in Hong Kong can open streets to other sporting events

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... series, which will begin in smog-ridden Beijing before arriving here - high-speed action without the pollution. Minimal noise and environmentally efficient engines that rely on the relatively ... to an exciting day on November 8, 2014, when 10 teams compete in the third leg of a 10-race calendar ending in London. In today's motor-racing world, staging a cost-efficient, pollution-free race ...




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