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Derek

Distance no barrier to romance

Singapore-based Hongkongers Joy Kaung and Derek Chung bonded while studying at the University of Michigan during Japanese classes and NBA match nights on Joy's couch.

Saturday, 5 November, 2011, 12:00am

Super squirt dives into water sports

The youngest participant in a winter swimming competition on New Year's Day was learning to swim before he could walk.

Four-year-old Derek Lee Hoi-lap loves the water so much, his parents were determined that he would participate in water sports as soon as possible.

6 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Literary events

The Taipei 2001 International Poetry Festival runs from September 14 to 23. Caribbean poet and Nobel Prize-winner Derek Walcott is one of the 21 poets who will be there, along with two Nobel Prize jurors. Check out: http://unitas.udngroup.com.tw

8 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Romantic Venture looks set to strike

Romantic Venture, desperately unlucky not to beat the progressive Welldone Kid last time out, confirmed a victory is just around the corner with a solid trial effort in the first of six heats at Happy Valley yesterday.

26 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Fatchett dies at 53

Derek Fatchett, 53, British foreign minister with special responsibility for Hong Kong, died in Wakefield, England, of a heart attack.

11 May 1999 - 12:00am

Fradd continues to cover himself in glory

THE Robbie Fradd express kept rolling with a winning double for the in-form Club Jockey at Sha Tin yesterday.

Fradd, who forfeited a share of the lead on the jockeys' table after French ace Eric Saint-Martin chalked a treble of his own, scored with veteran Lucky Glory (4.8-1) for Bruce Hutchison and then completed the job atop Derek Cruz's Fortune Maker (11-1).

15 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Club hope for leniency

Hong Kong: Football Club are hoping the disciplinary committee of the Hong Kong Hockey Association (HKHA) will reverse a recent decision against skipper Derek Field, who was red-carded during last Sunday's league game against Shaheen at King's Park.

27 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Cruz brothers fire on all cylinders

After a highly successful first season as a trainer, there were many questioning Tony Cruz's ability to figure in this season's premiership equation.

But with a third of the year gone, the former champion rider sits in fourth position on the standings and with all indications that a lot more wins are in store.

30 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

The Brothers Cruz show rolls on with a brace of Sha Tin winners

IT was another big day for the brothers Cruz at Sha Tin yesterday with both of them chalking up a double and Tony producing arguably the day's best ride for a last-gasp win in the final event.

8 May 1994 - 12:00am

Gauci prevails at Legrix's expense

THERE'S was only a bob of the heads in it, but this time the luck went Planet's way in the final event and kept the Darren Gauci bandwagon rolling smoothly on at Sha Tin yesterday.

6 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Cruz's title tilt right back on track

TONY Cruz kick-started his title hopes again yesterday with a Sha Tin double and declared he would not be riding for brother Derek again next season.

And he quickly refuted stories that he would be linking up officially on retainer next season with any local stable.

17 Jan 1993 - 12:00am

Cruz brothers friendship faltered over Our Pal - Tony

DEREK Cruz yesterday issued a carefully-worded statement to quell the public wrangling with his family which culminated with his brother, riding legend Tony Cruz, appearing on Chinese television on Thursday night.

9 Jan 1993 - 12:00am

Business as usual at Sha Tin for feuding Cruz siblings

THE brothers Cruz got on with their separate racing careers yesterday at trackwork as the news of their shock split buzzed round the Sha Tin complex.

1 Jan 1993 - 12:00am