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  1. Sport - China - BOXING

    Zou Shiming's long march into the pro ranks

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Olympics and the 2012 London Games, plus gold at the world amateur championships in 2005, 2007 and 2011, Zou is ready to perform at a whole new level. "Professional boxing is my dream. What ... and increase my physical strength. These are the challenges I need to overcome," said Zou. Born in Zunyi, the economic and commercial hub of north Guizhou province, Zou almost didn't become ...

  2. China face ultimate test

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Olympic women's champions China face their toughest adversaries when they take on Brazil in the deciding match in the Macau leg of the FIVB World Grand Prix at the Macau Forum today. Impressive in winning the grand prix event in Hong Kong last week, when Russia provided the toughest resistance, China will have it much harder as they face Brazil for the first ...

  3. Brazilians give China another beating

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to take the Macau leg of the FIVB World Grand Prix yesterday. Brazil's 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-17) victory proved their earlier win over China in winning the Montreux tournament in Switzerland in June was no fluke. It also strengthened the South Americans' hopes of a 'three-peat' in next month's money-spinning World Grand Prix finals in Reggio Calabria, Italy. Russia ...

  4. China off to a flying start

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin China returned to winning ways in the Macau leg of the World Grand Prix women's tournament by defeating the United States 25-18, 25-17, 25-22 in their opening match at the Macau Forum last night. 'We knew the Americans had a good team but we played with a lot of spirit,' said China captain Zhou Suhong. The Olympic champions, who finished a disappointing ...

  5. Dutch distance legend's swansong in water

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Dutch legend Edith van Dijk competes in her last race in this morning's Fina Marathon World Cup at Repulse Bay as she brings down the curtain on one of the most outstanding careers in long-distance swimming. The 32-year-old will sign off in style with her third World Cup title in the bag as she competes against a world-class field in the 14th and final leg ...

  6. Changing gears

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... written by Unus Alladin A traffic accident that put champion cyclist Hung Chung-yam in a coma propelled him into the express lane of the insurance world July 2, 1986 will forever be etched ... race won by teammate, Wong Kam-po, Hong Kong's world champion cyclist. 'My cycling training did help a lot. It helped me become more motivated. I don't feel working in insurance ...

  7. China play down chances of hat-trick

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Olympic champions China begin their campaign in the 3D-Gold FIVB World Grand Prix tonight as the outright favourites, but Chinese head coach Chen Zhonghe made light of his ... We still have to work for victory,' said Chen. China have also been drawn against Germany and reigning world champions Italy in the four-team, round-robin tournament, which ends ...

  8. Sevens breathes easier after new sponsor signs on

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... was yesterday unveiled as the new title sponsor of the annual event, providing a massive relief for organisers who had feared the worst with the world reeling from the economic crisis. The three-day ... the teams' travelling expenses and accommodation. 'It is no secret that in the current economic climate sports events are struggling to attract or retain investment, which makes IP Global's ...

  9. Where has all the pizzazz gone?

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... of the best tracks in the world. As emphasised by three-times former world champion Sir Jackie Stewart recently, China lacks a comprehensive racing programme to produce a top-level driver. Grass-roots ... teams like BAR-Honda and Jordan, including Sina.com. But despite yesterday's business forum in the city, which was organised to hammer home the message that businesses can profit ...

  10. Foundation strives to empower women

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... she is most interested in. The Women's Foundation is seen as a voice for Hong Kong women and girls and its aims are to help women achieve equality in a male-dominated world. Ms Sanderson ... and security to help lift women out of poverty. 'By funding projects and programmes in those areas it's aiming to achieve economic self-reliance as a way out of poverty,' said Ms ...




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