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Hong Kong sporting events

Magpies show they mean to hold on to HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens title

The Magpies won all three of their matches at Hong Kong Football Club, scoring nine goals without reply, to top group B. Striker Sammy Ameobi led the way with four goals.

Sunday, 26 May, 2013, 10:21am

HKTA should not block promoters

I am a retired promoter and refer to Alvin Sallay's column ("Beware wolf at HKTA door", May 12) which I found to be confusing. It attacks private promoters and the national tennis association, easy targets when you can tap freely into a computer.

26 May 2013 - 4:35am

Newcastle names top squad for HKFC soccer sevens

Captain James Tavernier, an irresistible force in midfield a year ago, returns together with goalkeeper Jak Alnwick, defender Paul Dummett and midfielders Steven Logan and Bradden Inman. For goals, the Magpies will look to striker Sammy Ameobi, who has already played 19 times for the club's first team.

22 May 2013 - 5:12am

Mega Ice Hockey 5s tournament draws former NHL pros to Kowloon

It has been three years since Primeau called time on a career that saw him lace up his skates for seven teams over 14 years, and his appearance at the Mega Ice Hockey 5s - playing for the Kreuz Subsea Sharks - is the first time he's been able to blow off a little bit of the competitiveness that these days only gets released through his role as a coach of his 11-year-old son's team. Or maybe when he wins a race to the checkout line as he does the weekly shopping for his family back home in Toronto.

12 May 2013 - 5:05am

Beware wolf at the HKTA door

The BNP Paribas Showdown in March featured two legends - John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl - as well as Caroline Wozniacki and Agnieszka Radwanska for a night of exhibition showmanship. Organisers promised this was the first of an annual event to mark the International Tennis Federation's World Tennis Day.

12 May 2013 - 5:08am 1 comment

Players present the bare facts of US 'lingerie league'

If the old saying "love is blind" is true, then why is looking at women in sexy lingerie popular? Whatever your sentiment on the issue, it's this popularity that has helped the women's Legends Football League become a huge hit since it began in 2009.

1 May 2013 - 5:47am

Hong Kong Tennis Association seeks HK$1m from next BNP Paribas Showdown

Unhappy Hong Kong Tennis Association officials have asked the organisers of last month's BNP Paribas Showdown for a million-dollar sanction fee if next year's event is to go ahead.

28 Apr 2013 - 6:29am

James Hansen wins Hong Kong International Diamond Mile

Tasmanian James Hansen, 19, took the men's title in four minutes and 20 seconds, but had to work as gusty conditions hit over the second leg of the two-lap course to hold off fellow Australian Nathan Down (4:21) and Kenya's Solomon Kipyego Keter (4:24).

23 Apr 2013 - 5:22am

Round the Island Time Trial runners face e-mail threats

The organisers of this Sunday's Round the Island Time Trial have warned of a "potentially life-threatening" risk to runners in the 65 kilometre race, after receiving an e-mail from a group who said they may sabotage the painted blue dots that mark the route.

19 Apr 2013 - 4:43am

Manchester City to face league rivals in Soccer Sevens

Manchester City will find Sunderland barring the way when they make their debut in next month's HKFC Citibank International Soccer Sevens.

18 Apr 2013 - 5:18am

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