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Alvin Sallay

Broken ribs and dreams

Hayley Chan Hei-man's Olympic dreams have been shattered. A training accident left the Hong Kong windsurfer, pictured, with three broken ribs. She is in hospital in Britain.

Thursday, 7 June, 2012, 12:00am

Broken ribs and dreams

Hayley Chan Hei-man's Olympic dreams have been shattered. A training accident left the Hong Kong windsurfer, pictured, with three broken ribs. She is in hospital in Britain.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Race crew escape from sinking yacht

A skipper told yesterday how he and his crew dramatically escaped from their sinking boat during the Taiwan Strait Race, organised by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

Leon Chan and his 10 crew were plucked to safety after floating on two life rafts for about 90 minutes in the early hours of Sunday.

'Everybody was calm,' he said. They all knew what they had to do.'

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

International Sixes may revert to a two-day event

This year's Karp Group Hong Kong International Sixes will be played over two days, instead of three, unless the event gets backing from the Mega Events Fund (MEF), top official Shahzada Saleem says.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Time to put 'mega' back into the MEF

It's good that the Mega Events Fund (MEF) has relaxed its rules about who can apply for a helping hand from the government to run events that will help raise the city's profile as well as attract visitors.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Giant prop Nolan loses race for fitness

Steve Nolan has lost his race to regain fitness for the opening game of the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five tournament against the United Arab Emirates in Dubai tomorrow.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Yu puts retirement on hold for Davis Cup play-off tie

Yu Hiu-tung wants to hang up his racquet for good so he can make a living by coaching the future generation of players. But first Hong Kong needs him to face a formidable challenge from Sri Lanka at Victoria Park this weekend.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Luck part and parcel of sea challenge, says Pryde

A little bit of luck will be needed to win one of the 'most challenging' offshore races in the world, says defending champion Neil Pryde, whose boat HiFi will once again be among the favourites in the biennial Rolex China Sea Race, which starts today.

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Atkinson shines but Dutch rout HK in Twenty20

Jamie Atkinson was the only local player to hold his head high after the Netherlands underlined the massive gulf that exists between leading associate countries and Hong Kong at the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates yesterday.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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