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  • Aug 28, 2014
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David Starbrook

Olympic ban threat over age limit

HONG KONG judo players could be banned from next year's Olympic Games if the local governing body cannot justify an age limit it has imposed for Sunday's national championships.

Wednesday, 12 July, 1995, 12:00am

Starbrook confident of Games success

NATIONAL coach David Starbrook is more confident than ever that the four-member Hong Kong team can bring home Asian Games medals from Hiroshima.

Starbrook said on his return from China that he is happy with the progress shown by the Hong Kong judokas who have been training at the Guangdong Sports Institute for the last fortnight.

15 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Starbrook keen on Euro trip

NATIONAL coach David Starbrook has in mind one of the most ambitious training programmes ever undertaken by the Hong Kong Judo Association - to take a six-strong team to Europe ahead of the Asian Games.

17 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Judo rebels attack HK sports rulers

REBELS within the strife-torn Hong Kong Judo Association have accused the Amateur Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of interfering in their dispute.

The ASF & OC have picked Samson Mak Yiu-cheung as manager of the territory's World Championships team with funding from the Sports Development Board.

24 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Truth on coaches

I REFER to the article on judo matters by Kevin Faure (Sunday Morning Post, July 25), headlined ''Mak makes meal of coach choice''.

1 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Hard-up Hongkong pull out of NZ event

HONGKONG have pulled out of this weekend's Pacific Rim tournament in New Zealand, partly blaming lack of financial support from the Sports Development Board.

Henry Shing Yuen-hing, the Hongkong Judo Association chairman, says: ''Our budget is very tight, and we've not got enough sponsorship from the SDB.

3 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

How the shots were called for peace pact

IF there was a Nobel Peace prize in sport, Hongkong could put up some strong candidates following the reunion of the Hongkong Judo Association and David Starbrook.

After all, these two make a very unlikely alliance.

2 May 1993 - 12:00am

Selections changes follow Starbrook's appointment

THE Hongkong Judo Association are planning major changes in national team selection procedures to coincide with the appointment of two-time Olympic medallist David Starbrook as national coaching supremo.

28 Apr 1993 - 12:00am