The Jockey Club oversaw Hong Kong’s first auction of thoroughbred horses in 1995. Photo: SCMP
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When the first thoroughbred racehorse auction was held in Hong Kong

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The Jockey Club oversaw Hong Kong’s first auction of thoroughbred racehorses in 1995. After the sale, there were complaints that four horses had gone unsold at auction previously in Australia.

The Jockey Club oversaw Hong Kong’s first auction of thoroughbred horses in 1995. Photo: SCMP

When the first thoroughbred racehorse auction was held in Hong Kong

The Jockey Club oversaw Hong Kong’s first auction of thoroughbred racehorses in 1995. After the sale, there were complaints that four horses had gone unsold at auction previously in Australia.

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Kawada out of IJC after testing positive for Covid, Doyle remains a chance

With the gun jockey stranded in Japan, South African Lyle Hewitson replaces him in Wednesday night’s competition

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Yuga Kawada celebrates Loves Only You’s victory in the 2021 Hong Kong Cup. Photos: Kenneth Chan

Kawada out of IJC after testing positive for Covid, Doyle remains a chance

With the gun jockey stranded in Japan, South African Lyle Hewitson replaces him in Wednesday night’s competition

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Asian Football Confederation (AFC)

Saudi Arabia likely to host 2027 Asian Cup after India withdraws bid

Asian Football Confederation confirms India’s decision to pull out of selection process, but does not elaborate as to why.

Asian Football Confederation confirms India’s decision to pull out of selection process, but does not elaborate as to why.

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Fifa World Cup 2022

World Cup: Sublime Brazil crush South Korea 4-1 with attacking masterclass

The tournament favourites sliced through the Korean defence and – with Japan and Australia already out – brought an end to Asian hopes at the tournament.

The tournament favourites sliced through the Korean defence and – with Japan and Australia already out – brought an end to Asian hopes at the tournament.

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Croatia beat Japan in penalty shoot-out, ending Samurai Blue’s World Cup dream

The result marks an end to the Asian team’s remarkable run in Qatar, which saw them beat European heavyweights Germany and Spain.

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Croatia beat Japan in penalty shoot-out, ending Samurai Blue’s World Cup dream

Doyle in doubt for IJC after ‘indifferent’ Covid result

Officials sweat on the availability of the superstar British rider after she fails to test negative on arrival in Hong Kong on Monday

5 Dec 2022 - 8:33PM
Doyle in doubt for IJC after ‘indifferent’ Covid result

World Cup: Sublime Brazil crush South Korea 4-1 with attacking masterclass

The tournament favourites sliced through the Korean defence and – with Japan and Australia already out – brought an end to Asian hopes at the tournament.

6 hours ago

Croatia beat Japan in penalty shoot-out, ending Samurai Blue’s World Cup dream

The result marks an end to the Asian team’s remarkable run in Qatar, which saw them beat European heavyweights Germany and Spain.

6 hours ago

Doyle in doubt for IJC after ‘indifferent’ Covid result

Officials sweat on the availability of the superstar British rider after she fails to test negative on arrival in Hong Kong on Monday

5 Dec 2022 - 8:33PM
Fifa World Cup 2022
Gavi (left) and Jose Gaya of Spain celebrate during the Group E match between Spain and Costa Rica at the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Doha on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

Stunning Spain thrash Costa Rica 7-0 to join World Cup 100 club

The European giants were in control from the first kick, with goals from Dani Olmo, Gavi, Marco Asensio, Carlos Soler, Alvaro Morata and Ferran Torres.

24 Nov 2022 - 4:02AM

Japan beat Germany in another huge World Cup shock

Goals from Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano in last 15 minutes give Japan stunning 2-1 upset over four-time champions Germany in World Cup Group E opener on Wednesday.

Goals from Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano in last 15 minutes give Japan stunning 2-1 upset over four-time champions Germany in World Cup Group E opener on Wednesday.

24 Nov 2022 - 12:33AM

Germany players cover their mouths in Fifa World Cup protest

Players make apparent rebuke of Fifa’s clampdown on protesting discrimination in Qatar, as German interior minister wears ‘One Love’ armband in stands.

Players make apparent rebuke of Fifa’s clampdown on protesting discrimination in Qatar, as German interior minister wears ‘One Love’ armband in stands.

24 Nov 2022 - 2:13AM

World Cup shows Chinese Super League’s lure is long gone

Just two players contracted to Chinese clubs are involved in Qatar, in stark contrast to 2018 when country’s spending power ensured prominent presence on the game’s greatest stage.

Just two players contracted to Chinese clubs are involved in Qatar, in stark contrast to 2018 when country’s spending power ensured prominent presence on the game’s greatest stage.

23 Nov 2022 - 8:26PM
Fifa World Cup 2022
Gavi (left) and Jose Gaya of Spain celebrate during the Group E match between Spain and Costa Rica at the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Doha on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

Stunning Spain thrash Costa Rica 7-0 to join World Cup 100 club

The European giants were in control from the first kick, with goals from Dani Olmo, Gavi, Marco Asensio, Carlos Soler, Alvaro Morata and Ferran Torres.

24 Nov 2022 - 4:02AM

Japan beat Germany in another huge World Cup shock

Goals from Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano in last 15 minutes give Japan stunning 2-1 upset over four-time champions Germany in World Cup Group E opener on Wednesday.

Goals from Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano in last 15 minutes give Japan stunning 2-1 upset over four-time champions Germany in World Cup Group E opener on Wednesday.

24 Nov 2022 - 12:33AM

Germany players cover their mouths in Fifa World Cup protest

Players make apparent rebuke of Fifa’s clampdown on protesting discrimination in Qatar, as German interior minister wears ‘One Love’ armband in stands.

Players make apparent rebuke of Fifa’s clampdown on protesting discrimination in Qatar, as German interior minister wears ‘One Love’ armband in stands.

24 Nov 2022 - 2:13AM

World Cup shows Chinese Super League’s lure is long gone

Just two players contracted to Chinese clubs are involved in Qatar, in stark contrast to 2018 when country’s spending power ensured prominent presence on the game’s greatest stage.

Just two players contracted to Chinese clubs are involved in Qatar, in stark contrast to 2018 when country’s spending power ensured prominent presence on the game’s greatest stage.

23 Nov 2022 - 8:26PM
Sport | OPINION
Kai Tak Sports Park’s facilities will be worthy of high-level action. Photo: Dickson Lee

Opinion | Hong Kong’s sporting teams need to think bigger – by looking beyond its borders

Joining leagues in mainland China or Japan could help bridge the huge gap that exists between Hong Kong’s domestic competitions and international level.

29 Nov 2022 - 10:03AM

Opinion | What should have happened in Korea with rugby anthem blunder

Certain local commentators seemed only too happy to punish the players for not knowing the music was offensive. But if they hadn’t noticed, these are professional athletes – not protesters.

Certain local commentators seemed only too happy to punish the players for not knowing the music was offensive. But if they hadn’t noticed, these are professional athletes – not protesters.

17 Nov 2022 - 4:25PM
What should have happened in Korea with rugby anthem blunder

Opinion | Hong Kong Sevens still has life, now it needs a vision to match its future

The scaled-down Sevens reappeared after three years and showed it has a formula that still works, but the tournament will need to be worthy of its new home in Kai Tak.

The scaled-down Sevens reappeared after three years and showed it has a formula that still works, but the tournament will need to be worthy of its new home in Kai Tak.

8 Nov 2022 - 12:42PM
Hong Kong Sevens still has life, now it needs a vision to match its future

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