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Four ex-players sue NFL alleging brain damage

Reuters 12/24/2011
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 football player admits offering bribes to fix matches

A player for Hong Kong's under-21 football team Friday pleaded guilty to offering bribes to his teammates to try to fix the result of a match against Russia, reversing his earlier plea.

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.

Hong Kong athletes to join National Winter Games

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will send a total of 27 athletes to participate in the 12th National Winter Games to be held in Jilin Province in January.

Carson Yeung took control of Birmingham FC in 2009

Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung has appeared in court in Hong Kong accused of money laundering.

McIlroy aims for Hong Kong Open success

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs 12/01/2011
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

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Cup on Nov. 13 in Japan, was injured during routine morning exercise Monday morning at Sha Tin racecourse and has been withdrawn from the Dec. 11 Hong Kong Vase, her intended next start.

Amazing Video: 'Jet Man' soars alongside fighter jets over Alps

Amazing pictures from Switzerland show where "jetman" Yves Rossy gave this incredible flying display, using a tailor-made jet pack. The aviation enthusiast leapt from a helicopter and performed a series of aerial acrobatics above the Alps. He then joined two jet planes in a synchronized flight. To synchronise their flight paths the jets reduced their speed to 220 kilometres per hour (137 miles per hour), which put their engines at a point close to stalling. Rossy's previous aerial feats include flying the English Channel and looping the loop around a hot-air balloon.


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