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South Africa whips up World Cup frenzy

South Africa whipped itself into a World Cup frenzy on Wednesday as the national side paraded through Johannesburg and holders Italy flew in to defend their crown, two days before the kick-off.

Cricket: Hong Kong in the Asian Games

Asian Cricket Council 10.06.2010
Cricket: Hong Kong in the Asian Games

Hong Kong are the latest country to confirm their participation in the Asian Games in Guangzhou in November. Both the men’s and women’s teams will be taking part.


Soccer fans stampede outside South African stadium

GERALD IMRAY My Way News 07.06.2010
Soccer fans stampede outside South African stadium

Thousands of soccer fans stampeded outside a stadium Sunday before an exhibition game between Nigeria and North Korea, leaving 15 people injured, including one police officer who was seriously hurt.

Electric bikes? Call for checks at Tour de France [VIDEO]

SAMUEL PETREQUIN Yahoo! News 04.06.2010
Electric bikes? Call for checks at Tour de France [VIDEO]

French cycling team chief Alain Deloeil called for checks at the Tour de France to ensure that racers are not cheating by using motors hidden in their bike frames.


Controversial World Cup ball defended by developer

Stars from England, Brazil and Italy have joined forces to criticise the controversial new ball to be used in the World Cup, but the developer insists there will be no cause for concern once the tournament gets underway in South Africa.

Hong Kong athletes win 98 trophies at 4th All-China Games

The 4th All-China Games held in Hefei, Anhui Province, concluded yesterday (May 26) with a closing ceremony at the Hefei Grand Theatre. The HKSAR delegation to the Games achieved fruitful results, winning 98 trophies, comprising 13 first class, 43...


China crisis: Soccer rocked by corruption scandals

James Montague and Jaime FlorCruz CNN 25.05.2010
China crisis: Soccer rocked by corruption scandals

No one thought anything was particularly amiss when Happy Valley lost 2-0 to Fourway Rangers in the Hong Kong First Division last October. After all, Happy Valley was enduring a miserable season, which would end in a humiliating relegation. The ma...

Bledisloe Cup to be staged in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has confirmed that it will host a Bledisloe Cup match in October.


BASKETBALL: Hong Kong's Love of the Game

by Ben Sin SLAM Online 14.05.2010
BASKETBALL: Hong Kong's Love of the Game

Last August, soon-to-be NBA superstar and youngest-scoring-champ ever Kevin Durant visited Hong Kong as part of the NBA Madness program. According to NBA Hong Kong marketing executive Venessa Chan, who was handling all of KD’s affairs in the forme...

Tiger Woods expects full recovery from neck pain

Mark Lamport-Stokes Reuters 13.05.2010
Tiger Woods expects full recovery from neck pain

Tiger Woods expects to make a full recovery from his lingering neck injury after an MRI scan on Wednesday revealed an inflamed facet joint, but he gave no indication as to when he would return.


Hong Kong all fired up for Rolex Commodores' Cup

Trish Jenkins Sail World 13.05.2010
Hong Kong all fired up for Rolex Commodores' Cup

With three months to go to the 10th edition of the biennial Rolex Commodores’ Cup, the international fleet has every prospect of being one of the more exotic in recent events.

SOCCER: Birmingham set for HK and China

ESPN STAR Sports 13.05.2010
SOCCER: Birmingham set for HK and China

Birmingham are to undertake a pre-season tour of Hong Kong and China as part of their preparations for the 2010-2011 BPL campaign.


Hong Kong Open retains title sponsor for 2010

The Times of India 12.05.2010
Hong Kong Open retains title sponsor for 2010

The Hong Kong Open, greater China's oldest professional golf tournament, has retained Swiss bank UBS as a title sponsor for 2010, organisers said on Tuesday.

Hung Ka Tak from Hong Kong is included in the 2010 ITTF World Hopes Team

Nine players from a total of 169 applicants have been chosen for the 2010 ITTF World Hopes Team following a series of “Try-Out” Training Camps and a final decision by a panel comprising Mikael Andersson (ITTF Executive Director – Education and Tra...


Tiger Woods withdraws from The Players Championship, may have bulging disk in back

Dressed in his Sunday red shirt, Tiger Woods bowed his head and sat in silence in front of his locker. He was supposed to be on the ninth hole at The Players Championship. In another stunning twist for someone whose life used to be so predictable,...

Lee Ho Ching

Represented by Lee Ho Ching and Ng Wing Nam, Hong Kong `A’ won the Girls’ Team title at the Spanish Junior Open in Platja d’Aro on Thursday 6th May 2010, recording three-nil victories in both the group matches and in the second stage of proceedings.


Five arrested over Hong Kong 'match-fixing'

Five football players have been arrested in Hong Kong over allegations of match-fixing. The players were asked by a gambling syndicates to bribe another team, the territory's Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) alleged.

European Tour and Asian Tour to co-promote the Hong Kong Open

EurAsia Golf Ltd, the innovative alliance between The European Tour and the Asian Tour, has made further impact on the world of golf with the announcement that it will promote the Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling from November ...


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The Arabian Gulf overcame a nail-biting final few moments to register a 16-9 win over Hong Kong in last night's HSBC Asian Five Nations (A5N) clash in Saar.

Hong Kong Archery Classes For Free

Hillary Brenhouse TIME 30.04.2010
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Since the 1950s, ping-pong tables have dotted China's landscape, planted proudly in railway stations, city parks and flaxen fields so that workers and ploughmen could perfect their backhands. But in a country with so long a history, table tennis i...



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