BjöRn Borg

Six degrees

Kim Dotcom (below) and his Megaupload empire have been catapulted into the public's consciousness, as much for the sometime Hong Kong resident's lifestyle as for their alleged copyright infringements.

Sunday, 5 February, 2012, 12:00am

Federer out to make it a night to remember

Switzerland's Roger Federer faces the United States' James Blake at the Cotai Arena in Macau tonight, 12 months after facing Pete Sampras in the same venue, and he hopes it'll be equally memorable.

That shouldn't be a problem with legends John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg also on the bill, and Federer can't wait for the action to start.

20 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

McEnroe matchup Borg's last chance to thrill Hong Kong

The good news is that Bjorn Borg will continue to play tennis. The bad news is that Hong Kong fans will get to see him - in the flesh so to speak - for the last time today.

Borg takes on old rival John McEnroe in their final group game at the Cathay Pacific Champions tournament at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre at 7.30pm.

31 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Borg, McEnroe headline star-studded field

Legends Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe will lead a star-studded cast of former champions in November's Cathay Pacific Champions tournament in what will be Hong Kong's last major tennis event of the millennium.

19 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Tennis needs the spice of rivalry, says veteran Borg

Tennis legend Bjorn Borg tells me that what's missing in today's sport is more rivalry.

6 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Borg heads Seniors' lineup

Legendary Swede Bjorn Borg will be making his first competitive appearance in the territory later this year when he takes part in the US$84,000 NatWest Markets Classic at the Hong Kong Country Club.

15 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Getting the bosses to recognise your good work may not be as difficult as you

IALWAYS shake my head when I hear junior executives, male and female, complain about the 'glass ceiling' that keeps them in their junior positions. They don't appreciate how most corporate structures are designed to help them get noticed and get ahead.

10 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

American serves up singles hat-trick

PETE SAMPRAS, serving sublimely and returning serve even better, crushed Boris Becker 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 to win the men's singles title under a scorching sun at Wimbledon yesterday.

10 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Connors courts fun but is in the game to win

JIMMY Connors still loves to compete, but the fiery 41-year-old former world number one knows his limitations.

''Tennis is just like riding a bike, you never forget how to do it,'' said Connors, who returns to the ATP tour in two weeks for a tournament in California.

19 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

The risks and rewards of a high profile

I AM always puzzled when I hear employees talk about a colleague who has a ''hidden agenda''. I'm puzzled because most people don't try too hard to conceal their agendas. How could they? When you come down to it, employees basically have four agendas in the workplace. They either want a better title, more money, more power, or a better profile.

16 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Tricks that reveal a company's Achilles' heel

FILA, the Italian sportswear firm, was not always a giant multinational enterprise. In the mid-1970s it was a fledgling organisation that had pinned its future in tennis apparel on a manufacturing and licensing relationship with our client, Bjorn Borg.

21 Nov 1993 - 12:00am