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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Hong Kong Stadium closure rules out visits by Liverpool and Arsenal

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 08:47am

    ... of the project and that “major users of the stadium, including the HKFA and the Rugby Football Union, have been and will continue to be consulted”. ... the beginning of March to prepare for the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens. “We will lose the home venue for South China for Premier League matches as well as for the FA Cup final, end-of-season play-off final, ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Call to delay Hong Kong Stadium closure to host Liverpool visit

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:24pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... in their preseason in 2015, but the government planned to close the 40,000-seat venue next year after the annual Rugby Sevens in March. We know it's important to improve the grass pitch conditions ... year to finish the project before it reopens for the 2016 Rugby Sevens. "We know it's important to improve the grass pitch conditions at the Hong Kong Stadium after what happened ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Jerome Champagne putting fizz into Fifa presidental fight

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 10:26pm by Reuters

    ... way we did in the past and the main actors, the players, the leagues and the clubs, should be on board; for example the representative of FifPro [the international players union] should ... be allowed to speak to the referee, that if there is violent protest over a decision, we borrow from rugby and move the ball forwards 10 yards. I believe we should have orange cards leading to sin ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    It's brothers in arms for Lunar New Year victory

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 10:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... "The amazing thing was the union between the two sides in such a short time. The players, and there was some talent within Citizen, worked hard and listened to how I wanted them to play. ...

  5. Sport - China - SOCCER

    Brazil-bound World Cup armadillos flourishing in Anhui

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 12:33pm by AFP

    ... in the early 1990s and is now considered “vulnerable” on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Red List. “When threatened, it has the habit of rolling into an easily portable ball,” ...

  6. Comment - Sport - SOCCER

    GDP could take hit as World Cup adds to bonanza of holidays in Brazil

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... absurd, but if people believe it, I guess it will be true," said Paulo Motta, head of a retailers' union in the northeastern state of Bahia. In a worst-case scenario, the "calendar ... are pressuring city governments to reduce the number of holidays, or perhaps just limit them to students, so as not to hurt their profits. Motta, the retailers' union chief, said his members lost 40 ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    English players’ union backs tougher racism sanctions

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 09:19am by Reuters in London

    ... select group who they feel can influence everybody more than the whole PFA as a union together, I would say they are seriously mistaken,” Taylor told the BBC. “If we are not careful, ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Australia’s A-League considering Asian expansion

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... was rapidly growing in Australia, where traditionally cricket and rugby are the premier sports, with crowds and television ratings soaring. “As the world gets smaller, football gets bigger. We ...

  9. Comment - Sport - SOCCER

    Price tag for success for Hong Kong soccer is HK$100m per year

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:44pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... which equates to an annual expenditure of around HK$452,000 per athlete. (This is before rugby joined the institute recently) Soccer in turn received an annual government subvention of HK$4.6 ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    England football stars told how to behave

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse

    ... this in years gone by and I take part responsibility for that." The six-page code of conduct is expected to mirror regulations in place with the Rugby Football Union and the England and Wales ...




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