Japan’s SoftBank Corp said on Tuesday that it has agreed with Sprint Nextel Corp to raise its offer for the US wireless operator to US$21.6 billion (HK$167.7 billion) from a previous offer of US$20.1 billion.Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 10:11am
Veteran sprinter Justin Gatlin turned back the clock with a victory in the 100 metres at the Prefontaine Classic athletics meet. Gatlin, 31, won in a wind-aided time of 9.88 seconds, beating fellow Americans Michael Rodgers and Ryan Bailey.3 Jun 2013 - 4:39am
The triathlon craze has spawned a new generation of high-spec apparel and equipment, writes Jamie Carter.22 Oct 2012 - 3:12pm
Shibala has had a career punctuated with problems, but there has been no doubt about his ability and the Manfred Man Ka-leung-trained sprinter is in the right form to snare a tricky Sports Club Diamond Jubilee Challenge Cup at Happy Valley tonight.30 May 2012 - 12:00am
Possibly it has just been serendipity but the racing over the past two weekends has taken on a familiar appearance, albeit configured a little differently.
Across the April 29 and May 6 meetings, we have had Group race features over 1,200m, 1,600m (international), 2,000m (international) and 2,400m, which looks not unlike a certain meeting in December.9 May 2012 - 12:00am
The four next to Sunrise's name in the form guide will correctly signify his finishing position behind Lucky Warrior last start, but the number doesn't begin to describe the impossible task Dennis Yip Chor-hong's horse was set when he was beaten a head in a blanket finish.27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
A HK$4.5 million jackpot should generate a big Triple Trio pool tomorrow night at Happy Valley, where barrier one on the 'C' course makes Almond Lee's Happy Score a solid banker in the final leg.
Officials estimate a payout of HK$7 million for the TT, and Lee's in-form five-year-old should be the first horse marked on tickets in the Class Four final leg.13 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Fortune swung the way of the 'unlucky' Lucky Nine as the gutsy galloper re-ignited the international aspirations of trainer Caspar Fownes with a thrilling win in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint.
Despite a less than ideal run throughout, Lucky Nine prevailed in a gripping, three-way battle over the final furlong with Entrapment and Joy And Fun, who dead-heated for second.12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
The blink-and-you'll-miss it nature of the HK$14 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint (1,200m) means everything has to go the winner's way.
A half-step slow out of the gates, jockey error or simple bad luck in running equals 'race over' in the most frantic and unpredictable of the Group Ones on International Day.11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am