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Sports Development Board

Bill to end sports board approved

The Legislative Council yesterday passed a long-delayed bill to disband the Sports Development Board. It will be replaced by the Sports Commission, a move that will give the government more control over funding.

Thursday, 10 June, 2004, 12:00am

Bill to end sports board approved

The Legislative Council yesterday passed a long-delayed bill to disband the Sports Development Board. It will be replaced by the Sports Commission, a move that will give the government more control over funding.

10 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Job cuts feared in sports revamp

Legislators have raised concerns about possible job cuts, the future investment of resources and the re-deployment of experienced managers once the Sports Development Board is replaced by the Sports Commission next year.

15 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Board 'goes too far' as monitor of sports bodies

The Sports Development Board has gone too far in its monitoring and control of funding to sports bodies, according to a probe by the Ombudsman.

The watchdog also criticised the board for failing to maintain proper communications with sporting bodies.

14 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Asian Games medallists may see cash incentives slashed

Cash bonuses for Hong Kong medal winners at October's Asian Games may be slashed by half because the Sports Development Board has been unable to secure sponsors for the incentive scheme.

8 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Athletes' futures at stake as cash dries up

A shortfall of funds could see more than 100 athletes being left high-and-dry without precious grants this year. The Sports Development Board has warned the group of up-and-coming athletes they might not get much-needed money as the demand had outgrown the funds available by up to 50 per cent.

15 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

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