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  1. Sport - Hong Kong

    Triathlon faces Hong Kong Sports Institute axe after failing to win Asian Games medal

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 01:25am by Alvin Sallay

    ... after failed bid Triathlon faces the axe from the Hong Kong Sports Institute after failing to win a medal in the mixed relay yesterday, but a top official insisted there was still hope it could retain millions of dollars in government support. "I still believe we have hope and that we can continue as one of the elite sports at the Hong Kong Sports Institute after next April," ...

  2. Sport - Tennis

    Sport was Li Na's 'only chance' after death of her father

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... to continue'." After returning to tennis, she would opt out of China's state sports system as a pioneering "fly alone" athlete, arranging her own coaching and endorsements. "In ... chance' China's Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her "only ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport

    Sport and politics do mix, says Thomas Bach

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 11:17pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... nations Sport and politics do mix, says Bach IOC chief Thomas Bach told Asian sporting leaders to start working more closely with politicians in their regions, insisting that the old adage that sport and politics don't mix does not hold water in present times. "Some people say that sport has nothing to do with politics, or sport has nothing to do with business or money. ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Sporting success runs in the family for Hong Kong international Chan Siu-kwan

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:47am

    ... that could make it happen,” said Chan. Defensive midfielder Chan hasn’t let sport detract from academic achievements. While playing for powerhouses South China, he is also a student at the University ... on Monday night, is the son of former champion jockey Chan Pak-hung. “Unlike most parents in Hong Kong, my parents fully support me in fulfilling my dream in sport,” said Chan. “Perhaps this is also ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - ASIAN GAMES

    China comes out on top in Asian Games with 151 gold medals

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:00am by CHAN KIN-WA, AFP

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Incheon kinwa.chan@scmp.com China wins with 151 gold medals The Asian Games ended in Incheon, South Korea, yesterday with China just managing to pass 150 gold medals. Hosts South Korea came second with 79 golds and Japan third with 47. Hong Kong wrapped up its campaign with 42 medals in all- six gold, 12 silver and 24 bronze. While China remains Asia's ...

  6. Sport - China - CRICKET

    Claire Taylor leads MCC efforts to boost cricket in China

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:34pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the emergence of China on the world stage- the Chinese women played at Lord's in August- Taylor believes cricket could benefit hugely if it became an Olympic sport. Becoming part of the Olympic ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Former England women's star is due in Hong Kong after three matches on the mainland Taylor leads efforts to boost game in China It's not been ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Lee Chong Wei suspected to have failed dope test

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 12:58am by AFP

    ... the results of a second doping test next month after a first test came back positive, the country's sports minister said on Saturday. Malaysian sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin told a newspaper ... the athlete's recent medical history to see how the substance could be present Malaysian Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin But media have widely named him as the top shuttler, with Malaysians expressing ...

  8. Sport - DOPING

    Kenyan sport rife with illegal performance-enhancers, report finds

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:03am by AP

    ... Associated Press Doping substances are commonly used across Kenyan sports, according to a government report, which found that steroids were given to players on Kenya’s rugby sevens team, ... allegations of doping in Kenyan sport after a recent spike in cases concludes there are no effective anti-doping controls in Kenya. It also fiercely criticised the head of the national athletics ...

  9. Sport - China - VOLLEYBALL

    USA upset China in world volleyball final

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:57am

    ... for the United States on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over China. The US women easily took the first two sets, but allowed two-time champions China back into the final which they won 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, ... a 2-0 lead we knew China would never give up. It was a battle to the end and they have some great young players, as do we. “I hope that we will be playing against each other in the future. ...




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