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Rex Tso Sing-yu prepares to join Top Rank stable in world title hunt

Rex Tso Sing-yu’s dream of becoming Hong Kong’s first world champion has received a massive boost after he signed with one of the world’s biggest promoters.

Updated 4 Mar 2015 - 8:22pm
John Moore’s Savvy Nature fails to make Hong Kong Derby field

John Moore-trained Australian import Savvy Nature has missed out on a place in the 14-horse field for next weekend’s Group One BMW Hong Kong Derby after he was named first reserve today.

4 Mar 2015 - 1:05pm
John Moore’s Savvy Nature fails to make Hong Kong Derby field

Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do – beat Floyd Mayweather Jr in the ring.

4 Mar 2015 - 2:38pm
John Moore’s Savvy Nature fails to make Hong Kong Derby field

Southampton and Aston Villa scored late winners in matches affecting opposite ends of the Premier League on Tuesday, while a touchline spat between the managers marred Sunderland’s 1-1 draw at...

4 Mar 2015 - 9:43am
John Moore’s Savvy Nature fails to make Hong Kong Derby field

Teenager Eric Wong Hui-wai may have given his embattled sport - triathlon - a shot in the arm after being picked as one of 10 leading athletes who will receive grants of HK$150,000 each to help...

4 Mar 2015 - 1:00am
John Moore’s Savvy Nature fails to make Hong Kong Derby field

Lin Dan, widely regarded as the greatest men’s singles player in badminton history, marked his return to the All-England Open with an appeal for his fellow professionals to be given more freedom...

4 Mar 2015 - 10:43am
John Moore’s Savvy Nature fails to make Hong Kong Derby field

Guangzhou R&F lost 2-1 to Thailand’s Buriram United due to a last minute Gilberto Macena goal in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday night as Chinese clubs were brought back to earth in the...

4 Mar 2015 - 12:07am

RUGBY

Hong Kong overpower Tonga to win Borneo Sevens

Hong Kong's bid to become a core team on the HSBC Sevens World Series got a huge shot in the arm when they overcame a tough Pacific islands challenge to win the inaugural Borneo Sevens on Sunday...

2 Mar 2015 - 5:38pm
Amber Sky back on the radar for tilt at Dubai double

A sensational barrier trial by Amber Sky has put a shot at consecutive wins in the Group One Al Quoz Sprint firmly back on the agenda and left jockey Joao Moreira with a tough decision on who to...

3 Mar 2015 - 11:43pm
Amber Sky back on the radar for tilt at Dubai double

Trainer Me Tsui Yu-sak says he will try to limit the workload of his apprentice Jack Wong Ho-nam to ensure a smooth transition into the pressure-cooker environment of Hong Kong racing for the new...

4 Mar 2015 - 8:10am
Amber Sky back on the radar for tilt at Dubai double

Well, go figure. Who knew Hong Kong - the home of the turf world championships - would some day gravitate towards the centre of the universe for dirt sprinting?

3 Mar 2015 - 11:15pm
Amber Sky back on the radar for tilt at Dubai double

South Africa put one foot in the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals by batting past the 400-run mark for the second successive match to hand Ireland a thumping defeat by 201 runs with five overs to...

4 Mar 2015 - 12:06am
Amber Sky back on the radar for tilt at Dubai double

Lin Dan's return to badminton's All England Open for the first time in three years should show, despite his spasmodic appearances these days, that he is still the world's best player.

4 Mar 2015 - 12:29am

Hong Kong

Rex Tso Sing-yu joins Top Rank stable in world title hunt

Rex Tso Sing-yu’s dream of becoming Hong Kong’s first world champion has received a massive boost after he signed with one of the world’s biggest promoters.

Updated 4 Mar 2015 - 8:39pm

Racing

John Moore’s Savvy Nature fails to make Hong Kong Derby field

John Moore-trained Australian import Savvy Nature has missed out on a place in the 14-horse field for next weekend’s Group One BMW Hong Kong Derby after he was named first reserve today.

4 Mar 2015 - 1:05pm
Young talent Jack Wong to be eased carefully into Hong Kong racing

Trainer Me Tsui Yu-sak says he will try to limit the workload of his apprentice Jack Wong Ho-nam to ensure a smooth transition into the pressure-cooker environment of Hong Kong racing for the new...

4 Mar 2015 - 8:10am

Golf

Padraig Harrington wins play-off in dramatic shoot-out to capture Honda Classic

Ireland’s Padraig Harrington won his first US PGA title in seven years on Monday, defeating 21-year-old American rookie Daniel Berger in a play-off to capture the storm-hit Honda Classic.

3 Mar 2015 - 1:35am

Soccer

Saints and Villa leave it late as Poyet and Bruce scrap in dugout

Southampton and Aston Villa scored late winners in matches affecting opposite ends of the Premier League on Tuesday, while a touchline spat between the managers marred Sunderland’s 1-1 draw at...

4 Mar 2015 - 9:43am
Sunderland winger Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of having sex with 15-year-old

Sunderland suspended England winger Adam Johnson on Monday after he was arrested on suspicion of having sex with an under-age girl.

3 Mar 2015 - 9:28am

Tennis

Dwindling clay events put Rafa Nadal's nose out of joint

Rafael Nadal wants tournament organisers to maintain the tradition of clay courts on the tour and said the growing number of events switching to harder surfaces could increase the injury risk to...

2 Mar 2015 - 9:22pm

China

China badminton great Lin Dan wants more freedom for athletes

Lin Dan, widely regarded as the greatest men’s singles player in badminton history, marked his return to the All-England Open with an appeal for his fellow professionals to be given more freedom...

4 Mar 2015 - 10:43am
Lin Dan still the best player ahead of All-England tournament, says Dane Peter Gade

Lin Dan's return to badminton's All England Open for the first time in three years should show, despite his spasmodic appearances these days, that he is still the world's best player.

4 Mar 2015 - 12:29am

Other Sport

Vegas gamblers piling money on Pacquiao to beat Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do – beat Floyd Mayweather Jr in the ring.

4 Mar 2015 - 2:38pm

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