Arnaldo de Oliveira Sales, former president of the Amateur Sports Federation and the Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMPArnaldo de Oliveira Sales, former president of the Amateur Sports Federation and the Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
Arnaldo de Oliveira Sales, former president of the Amateur Sports Federation and the Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

Father of Hong Kong sport A de O Sales dies, aged 100: confronted terrorists, played by the book and helped Hong Kong achieve sporting autonomy after 1997

  • He was the co-founder of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee, which gave local athletes the chance to compete under their own flag
  • He was also a former Commonwealth Games Federation president, presiding over Hong Kong’s last Commonwealth Games in 1994
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Arnaldo de Oliveira Sales, former president of the Amateur Sports Federation and the Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMPArnaldo de Oliveira Sales, former president of the Amateur Sports Federation and the Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
Arnaldo de Oliveira Sales, former president of the Amateur Sports Federation and the Olympic Committee of Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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