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Close but no Cigar for Hong Kong's elite at Dubai World Cup

Celebrating 20 years since the charismatic American horse won the inaugural Dubai World Cup, it was close but no Cigar for the seven-strong Hong Kong team at Meydan on Saturday night.

29 Mar 2015 - 2:10am
Flushed with success but hard act to follow

Contrary to the seemingly hedonistic excesses on display, there are still a few virgins left in the stadium. This I know for a fact because my brother-in-law and his son are here for the first...

29 Mar 2015 - 1:32am
Flushed with success but hard act to follow

Fiji coach Ben Ryan brought an air of caution with him to the post-mortem, a surprise considering his side had just crushed the life out of Canada 45-0 to remain unbeaten after two days of play at...

29 Mar 2015 - 12:51am
Flushed with success but hard act to follow

Let the records forever show that New Zealand did what they always seem to do - top their qualifying group at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.

29 Mar 2015 - 12:45am
Flushed with success but hard act to follow

A devastated Hong Kong were left searching for answers after their campaign to win core status on the Sevens World Series ended in heartache on Saturday night.

29 Mar 2015 - 12:18am
Flushed with success but hard act to follow

After 48 matches involving teams from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, cricket's global showcase has distilled itself into a local derby.

28 Mar 2015 - 11:56pm
Flushed with success but hard act to follow

In the finest traditions of a contest, it will be a David v Goliath clash today when New Zealand stand up to Australia in cricket's World Cup final. After more than a month of jockeying, the two...

28 Mar 2015 - 10:22pm

RUGBY

Flushed with success but hard act to follow

Contrary to the seemingly hedonistic excesses on display, there are still a few virgins left in the stadium. This I know for a fact because my brother-in-law and his son are here for the first...

29 Mar 2015 - 1:32am
Right field: Murky waters in Park doping case

You there - world class, elite athlete. You might want to think twice about prescribing to a sophisticated new doping regimen that is currently one step ahead of detection. That urine sample you...

28 Mar 2015 - 10:09pm
Right field: Murky waters in Park doping case

Follow all the action live from Hong Kong Stadium on day two of the city's biggest sporting event

28 Mar 2015 - 7:39pm
Right field: Murky waters in Park doping case

Captain DJ Forbes was the standout player as New Zealand bullocked their way to last year's title at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens and he led from the front again on Friday night as the...

28 Mar 2015 - 10:00pm
Right field: Murky waters in Park doping case

Early Friday afternoon is for Zimbabwe and Tonga and Uruguay and Mexico and Spain and Guyana. But for all the things Friday afternoon is, the one thing it should not be is Brazil beating Hong Kong...

27 Mar 2015 - 11:59pm
Right field: Murky waters in Park doping case

What he lacked as a youngster, Waisale Serevi wants to give to the kids of today wherever they may be. And the world's greatest sevens player is on a mission to spread the rugby gospel via the "...

28 Mar 2015 - 10:27am

Racing

Close but no Cigar for Hong Kong's elite at Dubai World Cup

Celebrating 20 years since the charismatic American horse won the inaugural Dubai World Cup, it was close but no Cigar for the seven-strong Hong Kong team at Meydan on Saturday night.

29 Mar 2015 - 2:10am
Aerovelocity pulls O'Sullivan back from the brink

Shakespeare's quote "my kingdom for a horse" has never been more appropriate than for struggling Hong Kong trainers, and this rings true for Paul O'Sullivan who has tasted both success and defeat...

29 Mar 2015 - 2:37am

Golf

Tiger Woods is a '50-50 chance' of playing in Masters, says good friend

As speculation mounts over whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods will be able to compete at next month's Masters, his good friend Notah Begay III rates his chances of taking part in the...

26 Mar 2015 - 11:41pm

Soccer

Harry Kane’s debut goal for England leaves Roy Hodgson beaming

England manager Roy Hodgson was delighted with scorer Harry Kane’s instant impact on his international debut in the 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Lithuania on Friday but said the gloss had...

28 Mar 2015 - 12:21pm
Look past short-price favourites in bets on Euro 2016 qualifying

The Euro 2016 qualifiers continue over the weekend with the usual spate of short-priced favourites headed by Scotland at home to newcomers Gibraltar, whose first four competitive internationals...

27 Mar 2015 - 11:07pm

Tennis

Rory McIlroy split felt like someone died, says Caroline Wozniacki

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki says she felt like someone close to her had died after the split from golfer Rory McIlroy last year.

26 Mar 2015 - 11:00pm

China

NBA teams to play in Shenzhen and Shanghai

The NBA on Wednesday announced two games to be played this autumn in China in the US pro basketball league’s latest effort to mine a massive market with a big taste for hoops.

26 Mar 2015 - 9:40am
Stephon Marbury guides Beijing Ducks to another basketball title

Stephon Marbury’s professional rebirth in China continued to bear fruit, as he led the Beijing Ducks to their second consecutive title and third overall championship since joining the team.

23 Mar 2015 - 10:58am

Other Sport

No brotherly love lost as co-hosts vie for glory in Cricket World Cup final

After 48 matches involving teams from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, cricket's global showcase has distilled itself into a local derby.

28 Mar 2015 - 11:56pm

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