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Hong Kong sporting events

Sports events rarely bring host cities' people together

Alvin Sallay's article about the positive effect of large-scale, one-off sporting events is plainly wrong ("A powerful glue to bind a nation", October 7), especially when he suggested Hong Kong should again consider bidding to host the Asian Games as a way to bring societ

Sunday, 14 October, 2012, 2:32am

Left Field: Sport can unify Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China Delegation to the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games.

This past week has once again been a reminder of what a powerful force sport can be. I have been enjoying the cricket, the ICC World Twenty20, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, made all the better by the success of the host team, who are in today's final. Win or lose, Sri Lankans love to party.

7 Oct 2012 - 2:21am