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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.

Tuesday, 5 June, 2012, 12:00am

Despite sitting in box seat, heat is still on for Kitchee

Kitchee's bid to open a safety valve with the pressure mounting as the season draws to an end was not as successful as the Hong Kong champions would have liked after Singapore's Tampines Rovers held them to a scoreless draw in the AFC Cup.

27 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

Altus Kowloon out to silence critics

Altus Kowloon are determined to make an 'emphatic statement on the paddock' tonight against Newedge Club in a highly charged showdown for the Grand Championship title.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Kowloon in battle to get their top players fit

Nine players, including three key forwards, were given time off training last night as double-seeking Altus Kowloon desperately try to recuperate and recover in time for Saturday's Grand Championship final against Newedge Club at King's Park.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Rusty Yu comes up short for HK despite heroics

There is no quick-fix for lack of match practice, as Indonesia's Christopher Rungkat proved on his way to a straight-sets victory over Yu Hiu-tung in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group Two first-round tie at Victoria Park yesterday.

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hongkonger upstages champion Kiprotich

Defending champion Thomas Kiprotich had his hands full during the half-marathon - and after it finished trying to keep his young son, Noah, on a leash. It was a losing cause on both occasions.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HKAAA seeks marathon costs cut

Organisers of this Sunday's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon are facing a bill of more than HK$2.5 million for closing the roads for the showpiece event, which has attracted a record 70,000 runners.

They say the costs could be reduced if roads were closed and handed over for a longer period.

30 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Munir Dar smacks HK's Twenty20 campaign back on track

A blistering unbeaten half-century from Munir Dar helped Hong Kong coast to a comfortable 44-run victory over Saudi Arabia and get their Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 campaign back on track in Kathmandu.

6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hitting the limit

Rory McIlroy's long march across China over the past few weeks might still cost him his first UBS Hong Kong Open crown after the tired superstar reached the halfway stage hanging on to the lead.

3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am