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  1. Student soccer contest to red-card poverty

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... some of the city's poorest residents live. The students acted after learning that 1.25 million people in Hong Kong lived below the poverty line. The events kick off at the school's ... Will Clem Students at Canadian International School are hoping to help kick poverty into touch this evening with a fund-raiser to boost awareness of the plight of the city's homeless. ...

  2. Soccer gives homeless men a new goal

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok They may have spent most of their lives looking for shelter and jobs, but when they are on the soccer pitch they feel at home. After sleeping on the streets for 20 years, striker Choi Yu-kwong said the revival of his childhood passion for th ...

  3. Homeless team regain dignity as they eye World Cup title

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Shieh John Fat is not an understated man. The 38-year-old Hong Kong native loses his temper easily. He sports a flashy metal stud in his ear and regales with stories of the millions he made in business and his life as a high-roller in casinos from M ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RACE

    Nearly 250 under-17s in 2,700 lined up to swim across Victoria Harbour

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Some parents express fears but still almost 250 under-17s line up to swim from Kowloon to HK Harbour swim hauls in youngsters Contestants as young as 12 will be among those taking part in next month's cross-harbour swim, though parents' concerns over their children's safety may have prevented more young athletes from joining the race. ...

  5. Sterling line-up gives Suborics best chance

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shiham Ramiz shiham.ramiz@scmp.com With Brett Prebble and Douglas Whyte on overseas duties in the Yasuda Kinen in Tokyo, Andreas Suborics gets his chance to take centre stage in the Jockey Challenge. The Austrian jockey hasn't won a Challenge during ...

  6. Tackling poverty

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa has promised to set up a commission to tackle poverty. The decision is a marked departure from his long-standing policy. Will such a commission really work? Write to us, share your views. ...

  7. Early followers find value in Prebble line-up

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... rattling off a 21.20s sectional from the 800m to the 400m, where he was still 41/2 lengths off the leader. Despite that margin, he continued his charge to the line to win by a short head. He ... with just a seven-horse field lining up in a race where main-rival Douglas Whyte does not have a ride. Other strong hopes for Prebble are Diligent III, Packing Whiz and Supreme Knight, backed ...

  8. Get in line to hit the ice

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Inline hockey is popular in the United States, Canada and Europe, but relatively new to Hong Kong. With one less player in each team than ice hockey, skaters have more space to play in. Fewer stoppages and harsher penalties for rough play mean games tend ...

  9. Three-year-old sees daylight to finally nail victory on the line

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the course, Wah May Star (Howard Cheng Yue-tin) got clear and drew on that residual energy to lift himself over the line in the last 50m. ...

  10. Returning Henry will put reputation on line

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Dasey 'He had me at hello' was one of the wittier headlines as Arsene Wenger announced his intention to bring Thierry Henry back to the Emirates Stadium on a two-month loan deal. Paraphrasing a famous line from the 1996 sports romantic comedy Jerry Maguire wasn't so far off the mark, with Wenger admitting he'd decided to re-sign his former favourite son ...




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