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  1. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Rugby tackles social issues at Chinese school

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... to be taught the game is a real plus … They're looking forward to it." The School of Rugby programme is aimed at using sport to help youngsters tackle a range of social and educational issues. It is modelled on a similar project in Scotland that had a positive impact on local youth development. Union chairman Trevor Gregory said sport had a prominent role to play in Hong ...

  2. Sport - Soccer

    Racism row takes spotlight away from football's pressing issues in Italy

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:32pm by Reuters

    ... with an Italian federation (FIGC) presidential election looming on Monday, those pressing issues have been sidelined by the racism row involving Carlo Tavecchio, one of the two candidates for the position ... of match-fixing has also been swept under the carpet and there has been not a murmur on what to do about stadium ownership, the issue which, more than any other, is regarded as holding Italian football ...

  3. Sport - Racing - TRIPLE TRIO

    Longwah Amber to justify price tag with victory first-up

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:12pm by Michael Cox

    ... his 2014 Hong Kong Derby campaign away with behavioural issues, but has better than Class Three ability and broke through late in the term over 1,800m on this surface. It is a skinny contest ...

  4. Sport - Racing

    Jockey Club stance on controversial drug Lasix the only choice

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 07:46pm by Michael Cox

    ... for three decades or so. Defenders of the diuretic say its use is a simple animal rights issue – that bleeding can kill horses, it hurts them and Lasix stops EIPH. Critics say it is used primarily ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - MOTORSPORT

    After Formula E debut in Beijing, Hong Kong woos electric-car series

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Alvin Sallay, AFP

    ... how many years the race will be run in Hong Kong and also nail down the funding," he said. Hong Kong was supposed to host one of the races in the inaugural calendar, but issues over ...

  6. Sport - Racing

    Cruz's Phobia to scare off other rising stars

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 11:20pm by Alan Aitken

    ... (Howard Cheng Yue-tin) have the talent to claim a decent race with light handicaps. The cup will be Peniaphobia's first run at 1,200m but that looks no issue given the way he races ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    New tennis stadium on the cards, says senior official

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:06am by Alvin Sallay

    ... "We did have some discussions about getting an ATP event, but the issue was the cost, which was three times that of buying into a women's event at entry level," McKinley said. "So we decided to go with a women's event and if this is a success, then we can address the issue of having an ATP tournament, too. "Then further down the line we can also look ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Atlanta Hawks owner's motive for selling team over 'racist' e-mail a mystery

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 08:32pm by Tim Noonan

    ... contemplating the fate of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team, and understandably so. They have been virtually irrelevant since their inception in 1968. Attendance has long been an ongoing issue ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF WILLIAM LAI

    Loyalty depends on nature of the paymaster

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:12pm by William Lai

    ... is shortsighted Platini has been lambasted on social media, many people believing it is plain wrong to force someone to play for their national team when they have decided to retire. Platini makes ...

  10. Sport - Racing

    Millard bids for success in Triple Trio season opener

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:38pm by Michael Cox

    ... threw his chances away. A preseason trial since then has revealed no behavioural issues, with the now four-year-old jumping clean and showing excellent early speed. He is the one to beat ...




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