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Hong Kong's South China signs former Serbia international Mateja Kezman

Hong Kong club South China has signed former Serbia international Mateja Kezman, adding to its recent recruitment of former Manchester United midfielder Nicky Butt.

Minnesota Wrestling Coach Put on Leave for Reportedly Insulting Obama, Challenging Him to a Fight

An Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter has been placed on administrative leave from his job at a Minnesota high school after he insulted President Obama’s intelligence and challenged the commander in chief to a fight.


UFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann Calls Out President Barack Obama, Gets A Visit From the Secret Service

UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann, following his UFC 125 win over Antonio McKee, declared that he wanted to fight President Barack Obama for his next fight. His words got him a visit from the Secret Service on Tuesday.

Russia's Zvonareva beats Venus Williams in Hong Kong

World number two Vera Zvonareva crushed five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in Hong Kong Thursday as some of the world's top women prepared for the year's first Grand Slam.


Wozniacki beats China's Li in Hong Kong tennis

World number one Caroline Wozniacki crushed China's top player Li Na in straight sets on Wednesday, taking the Europeans to a 2-0 lead over Asia at Hong Kong's World Team Challenge.

Jenn Sterger not alone? Two massage therapists allege New York Jets' Brett Favre sent them dirty text messages too

Melissa Grace, Nathaniel Vinton and Lukas I. Alpert New York Daily News 04.01.2011
Jenn Sterger not alone? Two massage therapists allege New York Jets' Brett Favre sent them dirty text messages too

Two massage therapists gave Brett Favre an unhappy ending Monday, suing him and the Jets for dismissing them after they complained about sleazy messages he sent trying to arrange a tryst.


Lance Armstrong accuser Floyd Landis wore wire for HGH probe of cycling owner Michael Ball: sources

Former pro cyclist Floyd Landis, who has accused his sport's biggest hero, Lance Armstrong, of doping, helped the federal government collect potentially incriminating audio and video recordings for its sprawling investigation into doping conspirac...

Possible HK Return For Snow Fairy

Carl Di Iorio The Virtual Form Guide 19.12.2010
Possible HK Return For Snow Fairy

After emphatically winning in Japan and Hong Kong at her previous two starts, trainer Ed Dunlop has revealed there are preliminary plans to see champion British filly Snow Fairy back in Asia.


Fifa boss tells gay fans: 'Don't have sex at Qatar World Cup'

Fifa president Sepp Blatter today provoked calls for his resignation after joking that gay football fans should "refrain" from sex during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal.

Horse Racing: Hong Kong is winning international recognition

Andrew Garvey The Sydney Morning Herald 13.12.2010
Horse Racing: Hong Kong is winning international recognition

THE local horses might have lost their grip on the International Sprint, but for Hong Kong Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, that was one of the best things to come out of Sunday's unofficial turf world championships.


Mastery wins Hong Kong Vase

Mastery jumped to the top tier of international racing with an easy win in Sunday's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase.

Beauty Flash wins Hong Kong Mile

Beauty Flash won a slow running of Sunday's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, holding off French representative Royal Bench at the end.


South Africa invader wins Hong Kong Sprint

J J The Jet Plane, representing South Africa, won a tight stretch battle with Singapore's Rocket Man in Sunday's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint.

Snow Fairy flies home to land £1 million Hong Kong Cup

Not since the great Allez France had there been a filly in Europe capable of producing a grandstand finish that carried her from a near-hopeless position at the back of the field to glorious triumph in the space of two furlongs; not until now, in ...


Qatar selected as 2022 World Cup host

Breitbart.com 03.12.2010
Qatar selected as 2022 World Cup host

Qatar was selected as host of the 2022 World Cup, beating out a bid by the United States to bring soccer's showcase back to America for the first time since 1994.

U.S. Plays Cash Card With FIFA

Matthew Futterman The Wall Street Journal 01.12.2010
U.S. Plays Cash Card With FIFA

For nearly two years, the U.S. has acknowledged a World Cup on its shores wouldn’t bring about peace or save the world. But it should make a whole lot of money.


Canada dropped by Hong Kong at squash worlds

PALMERSTON, New Zealand - Canada lost 2-1 to Hong Kong on Wednesday to conclude the round-robin portion of the 16-country women's world team squash championships.

Ex-Man Utd star Nicky Butt makes Hong Kong league debut

Andrew Slevison Tribalfootball.com 30.11.2010
Ex-Man Utd star Nicky Butt makes Hong Kong league debut

Butt made his Hong Kong First Division debut on Tuesday night. The 35-year old has been training with South China AA and saddled up for his first game with the club against TSW Pegasus.


Steve Johnson, Buffalo Bills wideout, blames God on Twitter after dropping game-winning pass

It wasn't his own hands or the Pittsburgh secondary Sunday that foiled Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson from hauling in what should have been the game-winning TD catch in the end zone. It was God.

Afghanistan demolish Hong Kong to reach cricket semis

Afghanistan outclassed Hong Kong by eight wickets to reach the semifinals of the Asian Games cricket tournament on Tuesday, skittling their opponents for 63 in a one-sided contest.



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