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  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Updated: 7:38pm
I want to see squash at 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Hong Kong sports chief Timothy Fok

Hong Kong sports chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting will give his full backing to squash's bid to reach the Olympics after the International Olympic Committee decided to increase the number of events for...

19 Dec 2014 - 12:00am
Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun Yang

The World Anti-Doping agency said on Wednesday it will not appeal against a three-month ban imposed against China’s controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang, but will warn China...

18 Dec 2014 - 10:51am
Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun Yang

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named men’s and women’s world champions for this year by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

18 Dec 2014 - 11:55pm
Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun Yang

Steve Smith again proved the elusive wicket for India as the new captain fashioned an Australian fightback on day two of the second test in Brisbane on Thursday.

18 Dec 2014 - 10:27pm
Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun Yang

South China's caretaker team manager Chan Ping-on has called on the players to put the club's troubles behind them ahead of their League Cup group match against I-Sky Yuen Long at Kowloon Bay Park...

18 Dec 2014 - 10:50pm
Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun Yang

It doesn't take a genius to run down the clock. Even ball boys do it with aplomb.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho complained about the time-wasting tactics of ball boys during his team's...

18 Dec 2014 - 9:46pm
Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun Yang

Organisers of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong International Marathon are thinking about staging the event over two weekends to improve the quality and accommodate more runners.

18 Dec 2014 - 11:18am

RUGBY

Dan Carter to quit All Blacks after World Cup

All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter confirmed Wednesday he will end his test career after next year's World Cup and join French club Racing Metro on a deal that could make him rugby's highest-paid...

18 Dec 2014 - 10:36pm
Liverpool set up League Cup clash with Chelsea as Tottenham Hotspur book date with Sheffield United

Liverpool are showing signs of reproducing their scintillating form of last season after a 3-1 win at Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, manager Brendan Rodgers said.

18 Dec 2014 - 9:52am
Liverpool set up League Cup clash with Chelsea as Tottenham Hotspur book date with Sheffield United

South American champions San Lorenzo needed extra time to see off the gallant challenge of Auckland City as they beat the New Zealand part-timers 2-1 in the Club World Cup semi-final on Wednesday...

18 Dec 2014 - 10:38am
Liverpool set up League Cup clash with Chelsea as Tottenham Hotspur book date with Sheffield United

Less than two years after turning professional, China's golden boy, Zou Shiming, will have the opportunity to enter the path of true greatness by challenging undefeated Thai Amnat Ruenroeng for...

18 Dec 2014 - 1:29pm
Liverpool set up League Cup clash with Chelsea as Tottenham Hotspur book date with Sheffield United

The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup soccer bid process resigned from the Fifa ethics committee on Wednesday in protest over the handling of his findings...

18 Dec 2014 - 12:40am
Liverpool set up League Cup clash with Chelsea as Tottenham Hotspur book date with Sheffield United

Josh Hazlewood's Australian test cricket debut on Wednesday brought joy to a group of punters who placed a 500-1 bet on him playing such a game when he was still a teenager, reports said.

17 Dec 2014 - 11:11pm

Hong Kong

Troubled South China urged to stand together

South China's caretaker team manager Chan Ping-on has called on the players to put the club's troubles behind them ahead of their League Cup group match against I-Sky Yuen Long at Kowloon Bay Park...

18 Dec 2014 - 10:50pm

Racing

Spencer's "retirement" the racing non-story of the year

Has there ever been a more short-lived retirement than that of Irish jockey Jamie Spencer on the weekend? It officially lasted about seven hours and 52 minutes, or thereabouts.

18 Dec 2014 - 9:37pm
Jockey Christian Reith gets early release from Hong Kong stint

Australian jockey Christian Reith will end his riding contract after Saturday's Sha Tin meeting, almost a month ahead of schedule. Reith was contracted until February 1, but the Jockey Club’s...

18 Dec 2014 - 11:05pm

Golf

Delay a setback for Royal Trophy

The Royal Trophy golf team event, which pits Europe against Asia, has been "postponed", organisers said on Tuesday, just days ahead of the scheduled tee-off in Guangzhou.

16 Dec 2014 - 10:58pm

Soccer

Mario Balotelli fined by FA over offensive message

Controversial Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli was suspended for one match by the FA on Thursday and fined 25,000 pounds (HK$300,000) after posting an offensive message on social media.

19 Dec 2014 - 10:24am
Rational Ref: Let's call time on those who run down the clock

It doesn't take a genius to run down the clock. Even ball boys do it with aplomb.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho complained about the time-wasting tactics of ball boys during his team's...

18 Dec 2014 - 9:46pm

Tennis

Djokovic and Williams top ITF awards

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named men’s and women’s world champions for this year by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

18 Dec 2014 - 11:55pm

China

China's Zou Shiming to fight Thai rival for world flyweight boxing title

Less than two years after turning professional, China's golden boy, Zou Shiming, will have the opportunity to enter the path of true greatness by challenging undefeated Thai Amnat Ruenroeng for...

18 Dec 2014 - 1:29pm
Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun Yang

The World Anti-Doping agency said on Wednesday it will not appeal against a three-month ban imposed against China’s controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang, but will warn China...

18 Dec 2014 - 10:51am

Other Sport

Stubborn Steve Smith leads Australia fightback

Steve Smith again proved the elusive wicket for India as the new captain fashioned an Australian fightback on day two of the second test in Brisbane on Thursday.

18 Dec 2014 - 10:27pm

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