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  1. Mixing business and sport

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... I was a boy. Table tennis is the sport of choice on the mainland. There is a big stadium with badminton and table tennis courts in every state-owned enterprise (SOE). Whenever I have meetings with my ...

  2. Anta Sports enjoys 40pc leap in profits

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Anta Sports Products, whose goal is to become the mainland's leading domestic sportswear retailer by 2013, said yesterday that net profit rose nearly 40 per cent to 1.25 ... attributed the growth mainly to an increase in the average wholesale and retail prices of its products, an improvement in product mix and rapid expansion across the country. Shares of Anta Sports ...

  3. Sport - China - CHINA DIGEST

    Huang chasing home run for Chinese sports

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok One of the fast-rising names on the mainland sports pages this year is Kenneth Huang Jianhua. While he may be six feet tall he doesn't carry a number on his back. The 46-year-old in May bought 15 per cent of the Cleveland Cavaliers, becoming the first Chinese to own a minority stake in an NBA team. Since then he has become the most sought after person in sports ...

  4. Link accused of neglect, locking sports facilities

    Posted Sep 11th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The Link Management has been accused of locking up sports facilities on public-housing estates and failing to provide proper maintenance for some of them. The Democratic Party held a press briefing yesterday at Tsz Lok Estate, Tsz Wan Shan, and criticised the body for poor management of the rooftop sports facilities at car parks on the estate. One of the sports ...

  5. Big stadium is the missing link for HK as sports host

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Nick Gentle

    ... of cricket's biggest stars. The teams are owned by big-name corporations and movie stars. Singapore-based World Sports Group and India's Sony Entertainment Television paid more than US$1 billion ... such as cricket- has been modified to one for a 45,000-seater. A 5,000-seat stadium and indoor sports arena are to be built nearby. The Home Affairs Bureau says there is no timetable for construction ...

  6. Anta takes step into children's sports shoes

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Anta Sports Products, the mainland's second-ranked Hong Kong-listed sportswear maker, plans to launch a line of children's sports shoes and apparel next year ... Hongxing Sports; and Kappa from China Dongxiang (Group). Each of the companies has a market revenue share ranging from 1 per cent to 5 per cent. Xtep has just concluded an initial public offering ...

  7. Cigarette companies 'keep fringe sports afloat'

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Smoking may be bad for your health, but money from big tobacco companies is usually the only way for some fringe sports to survive, according to a local dentist who took part ... to provide support for the sport that otherwise wouldn't be there. 'I don't think people are going to smoke more just because they watched the TV programme,' the non-smoking ...

  8. Beijing bounce

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Sports marketers hope the Games will give business a boost, but will it be enough to sustain the momentum of the industry, asks Martin Zhou The Beijing Olympics has turned sports marketing into a buzz phrase on the mainland. Thousands of small and medium-sized sports firms have appeared since 2001, when Beijing won the right to host the Games. Since then, executives representing dozens ...

  9. Li brothers move into property development

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... in the first half of this year. At the time, Coolpoint said the brothers intended for it to diversify into 'sports-themed' community property development, sports talent management, organising of sports competitions and training programmes, sports promotion and broadcasting, and sports facility management. The brothers are entitled to an additional 7.36 billion common shares through more ...

  10. Actions speak louder than words for modest midfield marvel Scholes

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Donal Scully

    ... Donal Scully For Paul Scholes, the quiet man of United's midfield, walking the walk is always better than talking the talk. The media-shy Salford native is more likely to deliver a biting tackle than a telling soundbite but he did take time to promis ...




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