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Four ex-players sue NFL alleging brain damage

Four former National Football League players, including two Pro Bowl players, sued the league over brain injuries that they say left them facing medical problems years after their careers ended.

Hong Kong win inaugural Emirates Nations Cup

Hong Kong romped to a 37-3 win over Brazil after being contained in the first half to win the inaugural Emirates Airline Cup of Nations rugby tournament at The Sevens on Friday.


New suit against NFL raises issue of painkillers

A lawsuit filed by 12 former football players against the NFL about its concussion policies says there was widespread pregame use of an anti-inflammatory drug that could put someone with a head injury at increased risk.

McIlroy aims for Hong Kong Open success

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs 01.12.2011
McIlroy aims for Hong Kong Open success

World number two Rory McIlroy said Tuesday he had flown into Hong Kong determined to capture a title he has long desired and thereby crown a tumultuous past 12 months.


Sha Tin: Snow Fairy hurt, will miss Hong Kong Vase

Snow Fairy, who was third in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Champion Stakes before winning the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup on Nov. 13 in Japan, was injured during routine morning exercise Monday morning at Sha Tin racecours...

Syracuse fire sex abuse scandal coach as tapes reveal his 'wife watched husband molest boy... and she seduced one victim years later'

The Syracuse University basketball coach accused of sex abuse has been fired after damning new evidence suggested his wife watched him molest a boy who was staying at their house.


Indianapolis 500 Winner Dan Wheldon Dies After Massive Crash

Two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon died Sunday from injuries sustained in a 15-car pileup at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Marathon runner hops bus, completes race, wins bronze

A marathon runner who placed third in a British race had a secret weapon: bus fare. Rob Sloan completed the Kielder Marathon in a time of two hours, 51 minutes, but fellow runners immediately voiced suspicion, having not seen him toward the end of...


England Names Hong Kong Cricket Sixes Squad

ASIATravelTips.com 11.10.2011
England Names Hong Kong Cricket Sixes Squad

Five-time Hong Kong Cricket Sixes champions England, led by Rory Hamilton-Brown, will return to the vibrant SAR with a tried and tested squad as they look at winning their sixth title at the Kowloon Cricket Club between 28-30 October 2011.

China Coast Regatta 2011 takes place in Hong Kong

Organised by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) and awarded Asian Regatta of the year 2011 (Asian Marine and Boating Awards), China Coast Regatta 2011 takes place this week in Hong Kong. Regarded as a “sailors’ regatta” due to the physical and tac...


Male runner collapses at Chicago Marathon, dies

A 35-year-old North Carolina firefighter who was running for charity died Sunday after collapsing during the Chicago Marathon.

Fan throws hot dog at Tiger Woods

DOUG FERGUSON AP 10.10.2011
Fan throws hot dog at Tiger Woods

A strange year for Tiger Woods took another bizarre twist Sunday when a fan was arrested for running toward the seventh green at CordeValle and tossing a hot dog in Woods' direction.


Tiger Woods falls out of top 50 in world ranking

Tiger Woods is out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in nearly 15 years.

MLB suspends player in US under fake name

David Hill NBC Miami 24.09.2011
MLB suspends player in US under fake name

Florida Marlins closer Leo Nunez was placed on the restricted list Thursday and has left the country. The reason? Two people people familiar with his immigration status told the Associated Press Nunez has been playing under an assumed name, and th...


NFL memo warns teams on faking injuries

To the fake handoff and fake field goals, add fake injuries. The NFL sent a memo Wednesday to all 32 teams warning of fines, suspensions and loss of draft picks if the league determines players faked injuries during a game. Yet several players adm...

As the crowd roars, cage fighters aged 8 and 9 do battle... even after one breaks down in tears

Kicking, shoving and grappling each other to the floor, children as young as eight compete in cage fighting contests in front of a baying mob of adults enjoying a night’s entertainment.


NFL wants pat downs from ankles up at all stadiums

Michael McCarthy USA Today 16.09.2011
NFL wants pat downs from ankles up at all stadiums

The NFL wants all fans patted down from the ankles up this season to improve fan safety. Under the new "enhanced" pat-down procedures, the NFL wants all 32 clubs to search ticket-holding fans from the ankles to the knees as well as the waist up. P...

Hong Kong court bars Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung from travelling to UK

Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung, who has been charged with money-laundering in Hong Kong, has been denied permission to travel to Britain only a day before his planned departure.


Djokovic beats Nadal to win first U.S. Open title

Novak Djokovic produced a nearly perfect performance to match his nearly perfect season. Returning brilliantly, swatting winners from all angles, the No. 1-ranked Djokovic held on to beat defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1 on M...

NZ dominates Hong Kong opening meeting

New Zealand has launched into the new Hong Kong season in fine fashion, with kiwi gallopers and Karaka graduates together winning seven of ten races on the card at the first meeting of the new season at Sha Tin.



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