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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BADMINTON

    Doping ban for Olympic badminton star reversed

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul New evidence clears South Korean to compete in Asian Games Doping banfor Olympicbadmintonstar reversed South Korea's Olympic badminton gold medallist Lee Yong-dae has ... doubles gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and a bronze medal in the men's doubles in London four years later. Another Korean player, Kim Ki-jung, was also banned for one year ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Olympic great Michael Phelps formally ends his retirement

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 02:03am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press The 22-time Olympic medallist will compete at a meet in Arizona- the first time since the 2012 London Games Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Arizona, on April 24-26. USA Swimming said ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Olympic call might fire Will Genia for Rio bid

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:20am

    ... Reuters in Melbourne A tap on the shoulder might be all Will Genia needs to fire himself up for a bid to represent Australia in rugby sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Wallabies scrum-half said. Rugby makes its Olympic debut at Rio in the sevens format and places on the Games squad are likely to be fiercely contested among regular team members and hopefuls in the 15-man ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's Olympic body must move with the times

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that it risks becoming a dinosaur. This appears to be the situation the city's sports executives are facing. For many years the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong was said to have ... with such a practice in business empires or private clubs. But the Olympic body is neither. Together with dozens of sports associations, it oversees the city's sports training with an annual budget ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    IRB must quickly tackle Olympic eligibility rule

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:17am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The IOC requires players to hold passports of the countries they represent and several teams may be weakened by this rule IRB must tackle issue on Olympic eligibility The International Rugby Board must be lauded for giving countries plenty of chances to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics, but one major question remains unanswered- who is eligible to play? With next ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong

    Fay Ho loses battle in Olympic panel vote

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:36pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Former canoeing and rowing star vows to contest future elections for a post on the Sports Federation and Olympic Commttee of Hong Kong Fay Ho loses battle in Olympic panel vote Fay Ho Kim-fai has vowed to come back after losing an election for a vice-president's post on the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. The retired athlete, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    The fisherman's son who became a golf pro: meet the coach of Hong Kong's Special Olympics golf team

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... generation prove that they, too, can overcome adversity to succeed on the greens. Under his wing are the 20 golfers of the city's Special Olympics team. The squad, funded by the Jockey Club, will compete next month in the Special Olympics Macau Golf International Masters tour. Like their coach, the team hopes to spread their love of golf and prove it is a sport for all. Cheung himself ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Hong Kong's Olympic committee election to be subject to government scrutiny

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Olympic board election under close scrutiny Hong Kong's Olympic committee will come under government scrutiny when it elects its officers next week, ... Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China on Thursday, when 14 officers will be elected. Timothy Fok Tsun-ting will be uncontested when he seeks re-election as president, while nine ...




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