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  1. Sport - Other Sport

    Short Sport, January 1, 2013

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Bangladesh tour of Pakistan 'unlikely' Bangladesh are unlikely to tour Pakistan due to security concerns, despite making a commitment to do so at an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in October. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ash ...

  2. Sport of kings still behind the times

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was trying to bridge the sport's many worlds this past week. Much was discussed positively and just as much negatively, while attempts were made to put a shine on the odd piece of fecal matter, ... Racing's share of world e-wagering is only 5 per cent, against sports with 40 per cent. Yet, playing devil's- perhaps angel's- advocate, it was easy to put a more positive spin on this: ...

  3. Confused about horse racing terms? Now there's a 'guide for dummies' to the sport of kings

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and to try their hand at the newest way to bet on the sport of kings: the IBU zone. Scarlette Leung, the club's director of corporate business planning and programme management, said the IBU zone was to help alleviate 'the global problem of the learning curve' in the world of horse racing. Young people were being put off the sport by confusing terminology, the need ...

  4. First taste of HK's sport of kings whets the appetite

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous 'What sports do they have in Hong Kong?' was often put to me when people heard I was leaving the UK for greener pastures. 'I think they're quite keen on horse racing,' I would reply. Turns out they are very keen. I probably couldn't have picked a better meeting to get broken in. Despite having been here for less than a fortnight, ...

  5. Double celebrations at Sports Road

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jockey Club officials had plenty to smile about over Saturday's non-raceday simulcast of the Cox Plate meeting from Moonee Valley in Melbourne. Firstly, there was the HK$40.6 million in betting turnover for the five races, and then there was the news ...

  6. Sports Quiz

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. What sport presents the Conn Smythe Award? 2. How many wins did jockey Douglas Whyte have this season going into yesterday's meeting? 3. What did Kobe Bryant identify as the reason for the LA Lakers' loss to the Detroit Pistons in Game One of the NBA Finals? 4. Who did IOC boss Jacques Rogge this week accuse of keeping bad company? 5. Who, says Sven Goran Eriksson, ...

  7. Get ready for HK's greatest sporting event

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell, Racing Editor The first of the international horses and their entourages have begun trickling into Hong Kong, building up for what will once again be the biggest sporting day ... product, and international week is our chance to show the greater racing world just how far we have come on the sporting side of the business. Last year's triple header for Hong Kong owned ...

  8. Sports Quiz

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Who won the 1992 European Football Championship? 2. Why was the Boat Race course cut short by one minute in 1932? 3. Who did Andre Agassi beat in the Atlanta Olympics tennis final? 4. Who became the first female jockey in history to win a Breeders' ...

  9. Sports Quiz

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Who is Hong Kong's top male windsurfer? 2. Denis Law is: (a) the FIFA ethics code. (b) the precursor to the Bosman ruling. (c) an ex-Red Devil. (d) None of these. 3. Where are the 2009 East Asian Games to be held? 4. Whose NHL career goal-scoring ...

  10. Sports Quiz

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Which sports are featured in the following movies? 1 Driven 2 The Rookie 3 Escape to Victory 4 Most Valuable Primate 5 Tin Cup 6 Any Given Sunday 7 Like Mike 8 Lagaan 9 Seabiscuit 10 Raging Bull 1. Motor racing. 2. Baseball. 3. Soccer. 4. Ice hockey. 5. Golf. 6. American football. 7. Basketball. 8. Cricket. 9. Horse racing. 10. Boxing. ...




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