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  1. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Melbourne secures Australian Grand Prix until 2020

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 10:09pm by Reuters

    ... the taxpayer subsidy of around A$50 million (HK$361 million) a year, the head of the Victoria state government said on Sunday. The race, which has been run in the city's Albert Park since ... Melbourne and Victoria as the sporting and events capital of the world Denis Naphine Race organiser Ron Walker had negotiated a new deal for when the current contract runs out after next year's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1565690/melbourne-secures-australian-grand-prix-until-2020
  2. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Olympic swimmer set to take new plunge in Victoria Harbour race

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... but this October she's diving into new waters: Victoria Harbour. It will be her first crack at the city's cross-harbour swimming race, which was revived in 2011 after a 33-year hiatus. The 24-year-old, born and raised in the city, will be one of 2,000 swimmers in the New World Harbour Race in October. The 1.2 kilometre course goes from Lei Yue Mun on the Kowloon side to Quarry Bay Park. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1299227/olympic-swimmer-set-take-new-plunge-victoria-harbour-race
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Race is on to win prime time use of new Victoria Park pools

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Three aquatic disciplines are competing to lock in training access to Victoria Park complex Race is on to win prime time use of new pools The race is on among three aquatic disciplines to see which one will get prime time use of the new indoor swimming pool at Victoria Park, which will open on Monday. Water polo, diving and synchronised swimming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1308871/three-aquatic-sports-tussle-get-prime-time-use-new-victoria-park
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Return of elite men's tennis event on the cards for Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 12:55am by Alvin Sallay

    ... men's event on the cards Hong Kong could see the return of elite men's tennis to the city next September after the Hong Kong Tennis Association and the government launched ... of other Asian cities also in the running. We cannot reveal our bid as the ATP wants all bids to be undisclosed Herbert Chow  The tournament is an ATP 250 event, the lowest of the three tiers, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1633709/return-elite-mens-tennis-event-cards-hong-kong
  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Chad Le Clos wins men's 100 metres freestyle in Hong Kong World Cup

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 12:18am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin South African Olympic gold medallist storms home to triumph in the men's blue riband event and 50m butterfly at the city's spanking new aquatic centre Le Clos turns on the style at Victoria Park The National Day fireworks might have been cancelled, but there was another display of pyrotechnics as South Africa's Chad le Clos lit up Victoria Park on Monday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1604109/chad-le-clos-wins-mens-100-metres-freestyle-hong-kong-world-cup
  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    New tennis stadium on the cards, says senior official

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:06am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to the city. The US$250,000 Women's Tennis Association tournament at Victoria Park is the first time a world-sanctioned event is being held since 2002. "It is good to hear the government ... is on the drawing board, says Jonathan McKinley, a senior government official in charge of sport. McKinley said a new venue at Moreton Terrace opposite Victoria Park had been identified as a possible site ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1591189/new-tennis-stadium-cards-says-senior-official
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Former Hong Kong resident Christina McHale hoping for perfect homecoming

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 09:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay American, who spent her early years in the city, is seeded fourth at this week's tournament McHale hoping for sweetest homecoming It has already been a sweet homecoming for Christina McHale, but the fourth seed at the Prudential Hong Kong Open, which gets under way today at Victoria Park, is hoping it will be even sweeter by Sunday as she aims for victory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1587392/former-hk-resident-christina-mchale-hoping-perfect-homecoming
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Fans vent anger as new WTA event starts with a whimper

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:42pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Already missing its top two stars, the first WTA tournament held in the city this century falls short in promoting its remaining attractions Hong Kong ... to change her mind- welcome to the inaugural Prudential Hong Kong Open, the city's first major internationally sanctioned tournament in more than a decade which got off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1588063/hong-kong-open-low-key-start
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    World Cup can help lift Hong Kong's profile, says organiser of new event

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 11:18pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com HKASA hope city's rising stars can learn from the best with World Cup leg being staged here for the next three years, starting on Monday World's elite 'can help lift HK profile' Victoria Park's brand-new complex hosts a leg of the Fina World Cup tour this week with organisers hopeful the event, to be staged here annually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1603454/world-cup-can-help-lift-hong-kongs-profile-says-organiser-new-event
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong can bring top-class men's tennis event back, but needs an ATP licence

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:35am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, to name a few. The days when Michael Chang-mania swept through screaming fans at Victoria Park are still remembered by Lee who used to live here just before ... followed by Connors and Ivan Lendl. Can the good old days return? Lee is hopeful. "Hong Kong is a great city and it is a shame that the ATP tournament licence that was here, moved to another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1591906/hong-kong-can-bring-top-class-mens-event-back-needs-atp-licence

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