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  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Good news for stout drinkers: Welsh answer to Guinness is coming to Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:12am by Rob McGovern

    ... at least with the Welsh, around the time of the Six Nations Championship, the rugby union tournament that kicks off on February 1. Sales are likely to be helped  by the fact ... that it will appeal to established stout drinkers, as well as those discovering stout for the first time.” As part of the launch, Brains invited former Welsh international rugby player Rob Jones and former ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Argentina defeat Australia to claim first Rugby Championship victory

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 11:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mendoza, Argentina Argentina defeated Australia 21-17 after trailing by 14 points during the first half to achieve a first Rugby Championship win on Saturday. ... with an official during a flight from South Africa. The match had no bearing on the final Championship standings with New Zealand finishing top on 22 points despite a 27-25 loss in South Africa earlier ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Premiership’s lower-ranked clubs get green light to field more imported players

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 12:25am by Alvin Sallay

    ... only allowed to field three imports last season, but this rule has been loosened by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union with weaker clubs able to recruit as many as six players for the new ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Top three teams limited to a trio of new foreign players while Scottish, Kowloon and Tigers allowed six fresh faces Lower-ranked teams can field more ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps to miss world championships after six-month ban for drink driving

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:16am

    ... Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next year’s world championships. Phelps also lost six months of funding from the sport’s national governing body as a result of his ... already qualified for the world championships in Russia next August, which is the biggest international meet leading up to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Phelps came out of retirement earlier ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - EURO 2016

    Has Platini's grand plan for the European Championship backfired?

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 11:35pm by Reuters

    ... the European Championship, turning the finals from a lean 16-team tournament into a flabby, "roll up, anybody's welcome" 24-side affair in 2016, he ran into a blizzard of rebukes. ... not a hard-earned privilege. Was this the main reason for the major nations' sluggish start to the qualifiers and for the spate of wholly unlikely results that have proliferated after the opening ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Four-try New Zealand punish Pumas to retain Rugby Championship

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:41am by AFP

    ... in La Plata on Saturday to clinch a third consecutive Rugby Championship title. Ben Smith, Israel Dagg, Julian Savea and TJ Perenara scored the tries that gave the All Blacks a bonus point and an unassailable six-point advantage over South Africa. A late try flurry earned the Springboks a 28-10 victory over Australia in Cape Town earlier on Saturday. New Zealand have 21 points with one round ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Argentina hail Agustin Pichot after victory over Wallabies

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... after victory over Wallabies Argentina dedicated their first Rugby Championship victory to former star Agustin Pichot while Australia fumed over laser-beaming Mendoza spectators. Pichot, ... to dedicate the victory to Agustin," said Hernandez. Ambitious Argentina, the lone top-tier rugby nation in South America, will enter the Super 18 inter-provincial competition in 2016. While ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - EURO 2016

    Sweet relief for Diego Costa as he finally ends Spain goal drought

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:47am

    ... as Paco Alcacer, Costa’s partner in attack, was also on target, the Valencia forward’s third goal on his fourth appearance for the national side. “I am pleased, on a personal level ... and it was a shame he wasn’t scoring. I tried to lift him as best I could.” Spain’s victory put them on six points from three matches, three behind group leaders Slovakia who won 3-1 in Belarus. Ukraine also ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Moore targets TJ Smith Stakes for Sterling City

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:32pm by Alan Aitken

    ... "Championships", Canterbury racecourse was used as the quarantine centre. Canterbury is 10km from the city centre and a similar distance from Randwick, where the TJ Smith is run, but had both the advantage ... will bring him into international calculations. “His form last season was improving although it didn’t really suggest he was going to get to this level," said Hall. "His win in the National ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    All Blacks and Springboks hungry for victory in season finale

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 10:03am

    ... that New Zealand take an unassailable six-point southern hemisphere championship lead into the final-round fixture is unlikely to have any impact on its intensity. South Africa initially held ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg Fact that New Zealand have sewn up title unlikely to diminish intensity Global rugby gladiators South Africa and New Zealand come face to face ...




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