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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Soccer-mad Asia falls short again in World Cup

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Soccer-mad Asia falls short again Thanks to the suspension of a player for biting an opponent, theatrical feigning of injury that plagues the sport and disrespectful ... today. The puzzle is that even though Asia, home to half the world's population and to hotbeds of soccer fever including China, will not have a team among the 16, Asians will still account ...

  2. Pentland nurtures leading apparel brands in Asia

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:06pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell

    ... Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell Standing strong on its family foundation, Pentland Brands has taken leading sports, outdoor and fashion brands to the forefront of global markets. Pentland is the owner of popular brands such as Speedo, Canterbury and Berghaus- all leaders in their respective categories. Having successfully launched these brands into Asia, Pentland ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong

    Ambitious Kitchee out to become a force in Asia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:17pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Kitchee aim to become a force to be reckoned with in Asia with their new head coach Jose Molina scheduled to arrive in time for the opening of their new training centre later this year. ... the new coach," said Ng. "I have seen his coaching methods and was very impressed. His arrival will not only help build our first team to play in the highest level in Asia, but also set ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Lamborghini pop-up museum showcases unique range of luxury sports cars

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:34pm

    ... at Soundwill Plaza II Midtown on Friday morning, the pop-up museum is the first to showcase a unique collection by Lamborghini in Hong Kong – and in the Asia-Pacific region. The star cars ... in Asia-Pacific to host the pop-up museum here in Hong Kong.” The Hong Kong launch for the new Huracan, first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March, follows the close of the pop-up museum ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Vietnam and Philippines to hold sporting contests on Spratlys

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Sports diplomacy hits the Spratlys Troops from the Philippines and Vietnam planned a round of sports diplomacy on contested islands in the South China Sea, ... planned sports are intended to continue fostering a warming of relationships between the countries. The games will be a tiny affair, with only a small number of soldiers taking part. ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Left Field: Pressure on Hong Kong team to bring home Asian Games gold

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 09:29pm by ALVIN SALLAY

    ... it is expected around HK$5 million will be spent on each athlete. Hong Kong is regarded with envy by most other countries, especially in Asia, where sport is not a top priority. Sport comes way down ... mean more quality coming through the system, which is a good sign. That must be translated into winning medals. Sport comes way down the ladder of importance in Hong Kong, too, but at least ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: cyclist Joe Donnelly has overcome many sporting injuries

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Success, it's all about teamwork What's the difference between being good at sport and being good in business? Not a lot, says Joel Donnelly, ... to realising his dream of turning professional. But a bad tackle broke his arm, and left him requiring several operations, cutting short his career. However, sport is a constant. And these days, ...

  8. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Lack of TV coverage hinders Asia’s hopes of joining Super Rugby family

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:34pm by Reuters

    ... for the sport's other events, with most fans in Asia's booming population unable to afford or be willing to fork out for pay-to-view TV. That scenario has left rugby trailing behind the likes of soccer, American football and basketball in being commercially viable for sponsors, with fans unable to form heroes and relate to the sport without regular access. "Asia has got two-thirds ...

  9. Business - Commodities - TECHNOLOGY

    LME rolls out electronic network to speed up trade with Asia

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com LME rolls out network to speed up trade with Asia The London Metal Exchange has teamed up with technology firm Colt Technology Services to introduce ... is the latest exchange to promote a cross-trading connection. LMEnet will allow Hong Kong and Asia brokers and investors to connect directly to the LME network to trade its benchmark products ...

  10. Business - Companies - FOOD

    Itochu links with CP Pokphand in cross-share deal for Asia push

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo and Bangkok Itochu, CP Pokphand in share deal for Asia push Itochu, Japan's third-largest trading company, has agreed to a business tie-up with Thai agricultural group Charoen Pokphand as they seek to expand food supply in Asia. Itochu will buy a HK$6.6 billion stake in Hong Kong-based unit CP Pokphand and the Thai company will take 102.4 billion yen ...




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