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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    HKTA holds all the aces in tennis row

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 08:58pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... for tennis were unavailable, one due to circumstances- the AsiaWorld-Expo was previously booked- and another by choice, with the HKTA unwilling to share the centre court at Victoria Park, which ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - LEFT FIELD

    Foot fault for Hong Kong tennis

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:13pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... just a conflict of egos. It seems the thinking of both camps are at odds. Take for example the ongoing ITF women's circuit at Victoria Park, which is a series of tournaments on the lowest ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Cyclist Choi Ki-ho's early retirement a crying shame

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 08:48pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... a former rider himself, cannot believe Choi is spurning the chance to race professionally and follow the dream any daredevil youngster on two wheels would harbour. Leung said he had asked Choi ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Help needed to make dream real

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... it best when he pointed out that "running inside a tunnel for three kilometres is not nice". The Western Harbour Tunnel has been the target of runners' criticism for a long time. ... and the finish line at Victoria Park. The route for a marathon race has been debated for as long as Standard Chartered Bank's 17-year involvement. Isn't it time the organisers looked at a route ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Start of something big for Hong Kong tennis

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and then consider enhancing the facilities at Victoria Park, which would enable the HKTA to look at bidding for an ATP event. Another stumbling block for acquiring a top-quality tournament is facilities, including a centre court with at least 5,000 seats. Only 3,600 fans can be accommodated at Victoria Park. The fact the government is even considering the redevelopment of Victoria Park is a huge ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Beware wolf at the HKTA door

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... unavailable, leaving Victoria Park centre court as the only option. But this has been booked by the HKTA for its annual National Junior Championships. The HKTA was willing to share centre court ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - LEFT FIELD

    Left Field: Tobacco sponsor ban has hurt sports over the years

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Teacher 5-7, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 in the final of a US$75,000 tournament at Victoria Park. That was in the pre-ATP era. Lendl has fond memories, and harked back to that victory this week ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    Hong Kong needs to find its can-do spirit for sports hub

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Dubai has it and so does Singapore; it's time for our government to get off the fence and fund the Kai Tak sports hub HK needs to findits can-do spirit It's no secret, says Dubai Sports City general manager Maqbul Dudhia, that the tiny desert sheikhdom harbours big ambitions of hosting the Olympic Games. And if the city which boasts ...



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