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  1. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Syria conflict cost Istanbul Olympic votes, say IOC members

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in Buenos Aires IOC members opted for 'tradition and stability', while doping scandals and harsh treatment of protesters may have also harmed Turkish bid Syrian conflict ... received by Tokyo. There had been concerns that Istanbul could suffer from the fallout over the Syrian conflict, which has seen over 500,000 refugees cross over into Turkish territory, although ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Brazil v Colombia: Euphoria deafening as Andean nation hopes to reinvent reputation

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:46pm by AP

    ... the star-crossed nation made the quarter-finals. Some are even waxing poetic about World Cup unity accelerating the pace of 18-month-old peace talks to end a half-century of conflict that has claimed some ... a Rutgers University anthropologist and conflict resolution expert, said "the joyful and intense expression of unity" around the Colombian team's four-game winning streak has let ...

  3. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    Opportunity or conflict of interest?

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 08:51pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Moore throws up poser of setting boundaries for trainers who might want to race their own horses here Opportunity or conflict of interest? It only took a few throwaway words from John ... the Hong Kong Sprint with him as a visitor? It seemed there was no definitive answer when we tossed the question out on Monday. It's a tricky one, made trickier by a likely conflict for Moore ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Japan, needing a miracle, get a visit from bonkers anti-China cult

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:34am by James Porteous

    ... increasingly fragmented, isolated and chaotic. The teachings also hold the key to resolving the escalating conflicts between major religions around the world. The organisation supports Japanese ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Goal-line technology averts doubt, but not confusion in France win

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:42pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Porto Alegre, Brazil Use of seven camera system saw right decision made after showing ball had narrowly crossed, however, it flashed conflicting messages TV ... after the video replay seemed to show conflicting results. The goal came in the 48th minute, when Karim Benzema's shot hit the far post and rebounded to Valladares, who fumbled the ball ...

  6. Sport - China

    China hold Saudis to goalless draw in Asian Cup qualifying

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 12:31am by AFP

    ... Malaysia 1-0 in group D in Kuala Lumpur with Abdulkarim Salem scoring the winner in the 65th minute, while Oman needed an injury-time goal from Eid Al Farsi to overcome Syria by the same score in Tehran. The match was played in the Iranian capital because of the ongoing conflict in Syria. ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - ARGENTINA

    Messi and Co ensure a winning send-off from home fans

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... conflict had motivated the Argentines against England. "I know publicly we all used to say football has nothing to do with war, but intimately we knew a lot of our boys had died, shot down ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Sponsors turn up heat on Fifa over Qatar claims

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 11:37pm by AFP

    ... banned Bin Hammam for life from soccer over accusations he paid bribes to win votes for a bid to become Fifa president. That ban was overturned but another was imposed for conflicts of interest. ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    Jones to say sayonara, but leaves Hong Kong on a high

    Posted May 21st 2014, 07:12pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... part of the Jones and Jones (Eddie) act for Japan, my immediate reaction was he should have stepped down after the Korea game citing a conflict of interest. How could a coach who was sleeping ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong chief stands by Leigh Jones before coach jumps ship

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:18am

    ... to win this game more than ever to show his new bosses what he is bringing to the table,” Gregory said. “I would not have allowed him to stand down. I don’t think there is a conflict of interest ...




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