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Field Hockey

Dwyer has no regrets in choosing curved stick over straight bat

Jamie Dwyer is glad he didn't take up a cricket scholarship offered to him when he was 15.

Sunday, 15 January, 2012, 12:00am

Dwyer has no regrets in choosing curved stick over straight bat

Jamie Dwyer is glad he didn't take up a cricket scholarship offered to him when he was 15. A talented batsman - perhaps with the potential to represent Queensland at state level - Dwyer turned down a bright future with the bat and ball to continue playing with the curved stick.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Injured Danson racing against time

Britain forward Alex Danson was hopeful after a scan on her right ankle revealed that the injury she picked up on Monday was not as serious as first thought. Danson, who twisted her ankle in a practice game against New Zealand at the Hong Kong Football Club, has a ligament strain which will require seven to 10 days rest.

31 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

HK hockey players up for a challenge

Hong Kong will host the sixth Women's Asia Cup for the first time.

The Hong Kong Hockey Association (HKHA) has been appointed by the Asian Hockey Federation to host the tournament from August 25 to September 8.

Eighteen teams from 10 countries will be taking part, making this the biggest ever Women's Asia Cup.

4 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Asian Olympic hopefuls to face off in Hong Kong

China, Asia's number one side, will get the opportunity to size up the rest of the opposition in the region before next year's Beijing Olympics during the sixth Asia Cup for Women to be played in Hong Kong later this year.

7 Apr 2014 - 9:45pm

Valley hang on to beat Macau after debatable red card

Michael Fraser scored a hat-trick as 10-man Asahi Valley defeated Macau 4-2 to book the last berth in the Super League in an eventful match where the drama continued even after the game had ended with angry Macanese umpire Carlos Rosario refusing to comment on his decision to send off Joe Donald in the first half.

11 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Card crackdown

Players felt the full force of the International Rugby Board's (IRB) new 'zero tolerance' policy with a glut of yellow cards and one sending-off during yesterday's 36 pool matches.

Steve Griffiths, the IRB's referees' manager, believes the crackdown, in which first offences result in an immediate two-minute sin-bin, is keeping the players check.

19 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

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