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  1. Stage is set for unique squash event

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... at the Hong Kong Squash Centre this week. The competition has attracted the world's top-ranked players, including Hong Kong's Asian champion, Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin. Three locals competed ... 25th-ranked Alison Waters. Fifteen-year-old Hong Kong junior champion Chiu Ka-kei met Tamsyn Leevey of New Zealand. The second qualifying round is today and the main event begins tomorrow. ...

  2. A1 teams cook up plan to lift profile of their unique competition

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... close, apart from Switzerland, so we are looking for some good results in Zhuhai.' Hong Kong's Marchy Lee Ying-kin is also on the official China roster, although he has been used ...

  3. Unique spectacle for soccer fans

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... fellow-professionals Chan Chi-kwong (Kitchee) and Lai Kai-cheuk (Happy Valley). Other star participants include former Hong Kong player of the year, Leslie Santos, national team members Cheung Sai-ho, Poon ... Jonathan Powell A unique test of individual footballing skills will be on show in the Nike One-on-One competition at the New Town Plaza, Sha Tin, this weekend. Imagine the skills required ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong is in for a treat with theatrical ice dance version of The Nutcracker

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green The Imperial Ice Stars is set to unleash a fun-filled version of The Nutcracker on Hong Kong, writesSue Green Blade runners It's a much-loved story: the nutcracker coming ... with world-class ice skaters? Tony Mercer, founder, producer and artistic director of Moscow-based The Imperial Ice Stars, says the theatrical interpretation coming to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing ...

  5. Hong Kong's first ever tchoukball contest

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... to Hong Kong to give demonstration matches during our competition on August 20. 'I think there is a lot of potential for the game to develop here,' added Pong. 'It's unique ... Jonathan Powell Many of us have never heard of tchoukball- and a group of Hong Kong fans of this team ball game are set on addressing this. Tchoukball is similar to handball. ...

  6. Hong Kong players brace for heady day

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Lowly ranked Hong Kong are far from pessimistic as they prepare to take on five-time world champions Brazil in the Carlsberg Cup on Wednesday. This is a hugely significant match for the Hong Kong players, just as it is an alluring spectacle for fans. Competing on the same pitch with superstars like Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos will likely ...

  7. Welsh look to Hong Kong turf for stadium inspiration

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The world-famous Millennium Stadium in Cardiff could soon boast an artificial heart, and the Welsh Rugby Union has turned to Hong Kong as it looks at the feasibility ... Pickering, WRU chairman, who arrived this weekend on a fact-finding mission. Both the two main pitches used by Hong Kong rugby are artificial strips- King's Park, which is also the Hong Kong ...

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    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... then the Leadville 100 (Aug 17) in the Colorado Rockies, and finishing off with the Wasatch Front (Sept 6) in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Hong Kong is represented by Andre Blumberg, 43, a German IT director ... difficult part is getting through the lottery for the Western States 100,” says Blumberg, who returned to Hong Kong on Tuesday after the first Slam. The race, the world’s oldest 100-mile race ...

  9. Catch and kick - football with an Irish twist comes to conquer Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Donal Scully

    ... If you had played word association with 'Hong Kong', 'sport' and 'Ireland' back in June most responses would have been 'Special Olympics' and 'Sars', made with a sour face. That was when overzealous health officials in Ireland put Hong Kong's Special Olympians through all kinds of hoops before finally admitting a depleted squad ...

  10. Hong Kong the model for Russia

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... million square kilometres, Russia could fit Hong Kong inside it 15,494 times. And all that land is why Russia will take a unique approach in setting up its betting industry. No one in Moscow ... win pool for any race in Hong Kong. In 2006, it probably meant little to anyone in racing outside of Russia, but as a symbol of support at the highest levels of the nation's political ...




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