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2016 Olympic Games

IOC cuts athletics Olympic Games revenues

Athletics will get a lower share of Olympic revenues in the future after the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday recalculated the federations’ revenues according to their contribution to the Games.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 5:24pm

Squash hopes third time's the charm for Olympic inclusion

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee is meeting in St Petersburg, Russia, and will announce a shortlist from eight candidate sports that are vying for inclusion in the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.

29 May 2013 - 5:46am

Sebastian Coe lays down blueprint for future of sport

The Games are over, but Sebastian Coe does not seem to be winding down. He is just back from Brazil, observing Rio's preparations for the 2016 Olympics. Ask him what brings him to Hong Kong and his answer lasts minutes rather than seconds.

31 Mar 2013 - 4:56am

Round table discussion on rugby sevens' future

With rugby sevens heading to the Olympics in 2016, World Series sponsors HSBC held a round-table discussion about how that will affect the sport. 

24 Mar 2013 - 8:47am

Hong Kong Sevens catalyst to the game at Rio Olympics, says Sebastian Coe

Sebastian Coe has few, if any, regrets about London 2012, but the man behind one of the most successful Games in recent memory admits he would have loved to have seen rugby sevens at a packed Olympic Stadium.

7 Apr 2014 - 6:54pm

HKU grants windsurfer Hayley Chan time to practice for Rio Games

The 22-year-old was first admitted to the arts faculty of the University of Hong Kong in 2010, but she was given a sabbatical to prepare for the 2012 Summer Games in London. Students are usually only granted a maximum two-year extension to complete a three-year degree, meaning she would have had until 2015 to finish her studies.

22 Mar 2013 - 3:36am

Sports Digest, March 7, 2013

Veteran table tennis player Tie Yana has set her sights on playing for Hong Kong in the next Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 

7 Mar 2013 - 3:42am

China's Hu takes first step towards Olympic dream

Hu Mu, touted as the next great Chinese hope, is tipped by many to feature in the Olympics when golf makes a return to the Games in three years' time. But the tenacious Hu knows he must take it one step at a time as he prepares his long march.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:08am

Asia's first drug test for golfers prompted by Olympics

As the Asian Tour, the region's biggest circuit, heads into its 10th season, executive chairman Kyi Hla Han said testing was yet to be introduced, but could start next year in tune with demands from the International Olympic Committee.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

Sport Digest, February 3, 2013

Pakistan crashed to their lowest test cricket total when they were bowled out for 49 by a South African pace barrage on the second day of the first test at the Wanderers Stadium yesterday. 

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

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