Fomer Hong Kong sports supremo A de O Sales was an eloquent speaker. Photo: SCMPFomer Hong Kong sports supremo A de O Sales was an eloquent speaker. Photo: SCMP
Fomer Hong Kong sports supremo A de O Sales was an eloquent speaker. Photo: SCMP

A de O Sales was a controversial local sports figure who played strictly by the book

  • The former Hong Kong sports supremo had his fair share of run-ins with local officialdom and wanted sport to remain purely amateur
  • The Portuguese hated the word ‘professional’ and will be remembered by the infamous Paul Spowage affair
Topic |   IOC (International Olympic Committee)
Fomer Hong Kong sports supremo A de O Sales was an eloquent speaker. Photo: SCMPFomer Hong Kong sports supremo A de O Sales was an eloquent speaker. Photo: SCMP
Fomer Hong Kong sports supremo A de O Sales was an eloquent speaker. Photo: SCMP
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