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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Philip Seymour Hoffman was the master at playing charlatans, slackers and losers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:44pm by AP

    ... off-kilter characters in such movies as Along Came Polly, The Big Lebowski and Almost Famous. And in Moneyball, he was Art Howe, the grumpy manager of the Oakland Athletics who resisted new thinking ... and November 2015. Born in 1967 in Fairport, New York, Hoffman was an athletic boy, but a neck injury suffered while wrestling ended any hopes of a career in sports. He became interested in acting, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1420035/philip-seymour-hoffman-was-master-playing-charlatans-slackers-and-losers
  2. Sport - Soccer - OBITUARY

    The good German- from enemy POW to beloved City 'legend'

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Wigan, where Trautmann caught attention during soccer matches played there. Although a capable outfield player, he was forced into goal after picking up an injury during a match. Tall and athletic, Trautmann was a natural. He would later claim his training as a paratrooper made it easy for him to perform acrobatic dives because he knew how to fall to the ground without injuring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1287087/good-german-enemy-pow-beloved-city-legend
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Philanthropist Paul Soros, innovator in shipping, dies at age of 87

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... a decade later, in response to growing anti-Semitism. Soros was a talented athlete who skied for the Hungarian national team. "He was quite a good athlete and very much the gentleman athlete," said Peter Soros, noting his father broke his leg a number of times and lost a kidney in a skiing accident. "He had a competitive spirit." But an injury kept him from competing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1262333/philanthropist-paul-soros-innovator-shipping-dies-age-87
  4. Sport - Other Sport - OBITUARY

    Esther Williams a star in the pool and on the silver screen

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Athletic Club offered to train her for four hours a day, aiming for the 1940 Olympic Games at Helsinki. In 1939, she won the Women's Outdoor Nationals title in the 100-metre freestyle, set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1261574/esther-williams-star-pool-and-silver-screen
  5. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Tributes paid to veteran sports administrator Con Conway

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to sport, especially the welfare of athletes, has died, aged 72. Conway, a former president of the Hong Kong Hockey Association, succumbed to a long battle with cancer at the Hong Kong Sanatorium ... condolences go out to his wife." An avid hockey player who later became an umpire, Conway's first love was athletics, where he excelled in the 400 metres and 800 metres in the 1960s. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1033604/tributes-paid-veteran-sports-administrator-con-conway

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