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  1. Replay: The week in review

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... moves him into second place in the championship, six points behind Schumacher. Montoya's performance is so dominant he can afford the luxury of three pit stops and his winning margin ... South Africa sanctioned foul play. 'It's totally unacceptable,' huffs Sam. 'It's unnecessarily damaging our reputation as a rugby-playing nation.'' Perhaps ...

  2. Fair dinkum! 'Footy' has arrived in HK

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... Dragons host Asian Championship of a game where no quarter is given Sometime around the end of the Jurassic period 135 million years ago, Australia, still joined with Antarctica ... vice-captain of the Hong Kong Dragons team who today host the Australian Rules Football Asian Championship. ''You're really immersing yourself in Australian culture.'' Wu, ...


    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SUNDAY Racing: Sensational Silent Witness reaches into the unplumbed depths of his talent and tears the Hong Kong Sprint from South African powerhouse National Currency's grasp at Sha ... a magnificent victory in the US$500,000 Volvo Masters of Asia in Bangkok to register the biggest win of his impressive career. Thongchai shoots a six-under-par 65 to win by one stroke from Taiwan's ...

  4. Bars, booze, brawls, and having a ball

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... while they can.' The problem is not just restricted to football. Participants in the Rugby Sevens and Cricket Sixes have attracted headlines for the wrong reasons: ranging from vomiting ... among others have all had their fair share of scrapes in the city. Most notoriously, Paul Gascoigne and members of the English national team went on a drinking spree on the eve of the 1996 ...

  5. New Scotland coach banking on youth for Six Nations

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alan Lorimer in Edinburgh Scotland's new coach Matt Williams has put an accent on youth in naming a 34-strong training squad ahead of the Six Nations starting in February. Williams has brought in Edinburgh flyhalf Alistair Warnock, in his first year as a professional, and Borders fullback Gareth Morton, a successful convert from rugby league. Also included are Borders ...

  6. Replay: The week in review

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... National Rugby League grand final. The Panthers, minor premiers after topping the standings after the home and away rounds, finish the stronger to win a brutal and high-class grand final before ... anything I've ever felt before,' says Boston pitcher Derek Lowe said. 'It's a win for Boston, for the Red Sox nation.' Next up: The mighty Yankees in the AL Championship ...

  7. Replay: The Week in Review

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... thinking I don't care how bad the arm is hurting, there was no way I was going to pull out,' the hero says. Soccer: Shanghai Shenhua clinch their second Chinese National League championship despite an anti-climactic 4-1 defeat by Shenzhen Jianlibao on the final day of the season. A Li Yi hat-trick spoils the mood for the visitors until they realise city rivals Inter Shanghai- ...

  8. West Island reign supreme in rugby

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell West Island are the inter-school rugby champions for the third time in four years after overwhelming Hong Kong International School (HKIS) 29-3 in the final at Happy Valley. It was a tale of two halves as HKIS, champions in 1998 and 1999, led 3-0 at the break in last week's championship decider. But the boys from the Tai Tam-based school were unable ...

  9. Rugby's Barmy Army descends on Sydney

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... in preparation for this weekend's all-or-nothing Rugby World Cup showdown with Australia. Up to 40,000 members of the so-called Barmy Army are expected to march on Sydney's Olympic Stadium on Saturday evening, praying for a win over their old enemy in the tournament's final game. It will be the culmination of a six-week campaign which for England and their fans started thousands ...

  10. HK to miss Dingley in back row against Japan

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... no pushovers. Last year at the Asian Championships, fielding a team that included only a few first-team regulars, Japan beat Hong Kong 29-15. 'I'm confident that we can win this game. Last ... problems. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has now written to its Arabian counterpart suggesting December 12 or 13 as alternative dates. Hong Kong: 1-Pete Spizzirri, 2-Jon Abel, 3-James Wood, ...




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