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  1. Time to turn cash into gold

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to that level, we definitely need more support, both tangible and intangible.' The Lottery Fund in England has provided a wealth of financial backing to sports in terms of training, coaching ... and cycling extra funding. But Fok wants more. 'Lee's bronze medal coupled with Yip Pui-yin's quarter-final place has proved we are able to mount serious challenges at the Olympic ...

  2. Sponsor's strategic shift raises question of value

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... years. China is drunk with money on golf and is making no effort to hide it. While UBS has no shortage of funds under its control, it may have found the money being thrown around on golf out here to be somewhat vulgar and ostentatious. It was aided greatly this year in assembling a quality field thanks to HK$8 million from the Tourism Commission's Mega Events Fund (MEF), but no one knows yet ...

  3. Perfect ending for magical McIlroy

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Mega Events Fund, and the Hong Kong Golf Association. This time, McIlroy was netted for a song, having signed a two-year deal worth US$300,000 in 2009. But with his stock rising since his US ... long-term association with the Hong Kong Open,' said Kathryn Shih, chief executive, Wealth Management, UBS Asia Pacific. 'We would like to thank all the players over the years ...

  4. Path to Wembley clear for Premier teams in FA Cup

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the last time Arsenal had beaten a top-half team. Manager Arsene Wenger still has a wealth of talent in his team and their control of possession (they had the ball for almost 70 per cent of last ... in the competition also made it to the last 16 a year ago. Two of them meet in the early kick-off tomorrow when Crawley host Stoke. Crawley, who are in League Two but are well funded and have several players ...

  5. Rory's coming home

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... skyrocketed thanks to his relationship with Wozniacki. But there are no private jets or lavish displays of wealth. Last month he hit another jackpot, winning US$2 million at the unsanctioned Shanghai ... sponsor after this year's open and Kathryn Shih, the Swiss bank's CEO of wealth management in Asia-Pacific, must be counting her lucky stars. Not only did UBS have McIlroy locked ...

  6. Q&A

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Q: The Asian Tour has just celebrated the return of the Macau Open. How important is it to have the event back on the schedule and, in such a dynamic place fuelled by casino wealth, what ... presenting sponsor- and IMG, a record prize fund of US$750,000 was offered. The event was also beamed live on our global TV platform, which was the first time in the tournament's history. ...

  7. Green Revolution

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mike Wilson

    ... growth in golf- it is like no other country on earth.' According to the World Wealth Report published by Merrill Lynch, China boasts over 500,000 US dollar millionaires and approaching 100 billionaires, and golf, like luxury watches and sports cars, is a symbol of newfound wealth. Which is just as well, with annual membership fees at exclusive private clubs running between 200,000 ...

  8. World Cup forecast should be taken with a grain of salt

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of investment strategists at UBS Wealth Management in New York have applied the sort of numerical modelling they normally use to determine stock and bond market allocations to this year's World ... Like the trading systems devised by hedge fund managers to play financial markets, Mr Hofert's model relies heavily on past data. In this case, the UBS analysts have combined several ...

  9. Class struggle looms in rich man's game

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... locals, pets, women and their own working classes from the lounge bar clubhouse- if not membership entirely- and the sport has since become a symbol of wealth, privilege and closely guarded ... they have pledged millions of dollars to fund the Chinese polo renaissance. Quraeshi runs the property investment company based in Beijing and owns a world championship-winning polo team in the US. ...

  10. A labour of love

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... united two families of property - 'he was land, we were housing' - combining a husband and wife team with enough enthusiasm and wealth to make a difference. In the 1960s they were ... that time she spent a fortune, literally, creating and funding the Asian Women's Championship, hosting the first tournament in Hong Kong in 1975 and three others, and bankrolling every edition ...



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