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Hong Kong upset Kazakhstan in Five Nations

Hong Kong recorded a surprise win away to Kazakhstan in the Asian Five Nations rugby tournament on Saturday, while newly-promoted Sri Lanka fought to a draw against the United Arab Emirates.

World Cup winner Victoire Pisa out of Hong Kong's QE II Cup

Andrew Watkins Thoroughbred Times 22.04.2011
World Cup winner Victoire Pisa out of Hong Kong's QE II Cup

Lameness has knocked Victoire Pisa, the Japan-based winner of the Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1), out of Sunday’s Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-G1) at Sha Tin racecourse.


Hong Kong's Fu crashes out of snooker's World Championships

Hong Kong's Marco Fu crashed out of snooker's World Championships in the first round after blowing his lead against Martin Gould.

Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 for gay slur

GREG BEACHAM AP 14.04.2011
Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 for gay slur

The NBA fined Kobe Bryant $100,000 on Wednesday for using a derogatory gay term in frustration over a referee's call.


Giants Fan Beaten At Dodger Game Likely Suffered Brain Damage

A San Francisco Giants fan who was beaten and badly injured at Dodger Stadium showed “evidence of brain injury and dysfunction” and remained hospitalized in critical but guarded condition, doctors said Tuesday.

New Zealand dominates England, captures Hong Kong Sevens' top prize

The All Blacks stood up in the three-day tournament, which featured 24 teams across five continents. New Zealand went undefeated in the group stages before beating Portugal (33-5), Fiji (19-14), and England in the Cup tournament.


Goldikova could sign off career in Hong Kong

Andrew Dietz Racing Post 25.03.2011
Goldikova could sign off career in Hong Kong

GOLDIKOVA could end her career at Hong Kong this season, with the Hong Kong Mile under consideration for the superstar mare who will also be bidding for an unprecedented fourth successive victory in the Breeders' Cup Mile.

7 reasons to love the Hong Kong Sevens

It's the most anticipated sporting event of the year, with good reason. Seven good reasons, in fact


Draw announced for Hong Kong Women's Sevens

The women's teams of Russia, Philippines and Chinese Taipei will all make their debuts at the Hong Kong Sevens after the draw was announced for the 10-team event.

Air Canada threatens to pull NHL sponsorship

In an unusually public faceoff between a pro sports league and one of its major sponsors, Air Canada has threatened to pull support for the National Hockey League, saying that violent play on the ice hurts the airline's brand image.


Asian 5 Nations to visit Hong Kong

LateRooms Ltd 10.03.2011
Asian 5 Nations to visit Hong Kong

The Asian 5 Nations rugby tournament is to make its way to Hong Kong in April. As part of the 2011 competition, Hong Kong Football Club will host the game between Hong Kong and Japan on April 30th.

Football: Pele ends Asia tour in Hong Kong

Leslie Tang Channel News Asia 09.03.2011
Football: Pele ends Asia tour in Hong Kong

Brazillian football legend Pele greeted young aspiring footballers with an impromptu meet and greet session in Hong Kong; the final stop of his Asia tour.


Former top NFL draft pick JaMarcus Russell facing foreclosure

JaMarcus Russell's return to greatness isn't going as well as planned. The former No. 1 pick of the Oakland Raiders, famous for wearing mink coats and taxing a heavy toll on the team's bench, needs to find a job soon.

Iran Objects to 'Racist' London 2012 Olympics Logo

Iran objects to the logo for the 2012 London Olympics, contending it is racist because it resembles the word "Zion" and warning of a possible boycott of the Games.


Row over Russia winter Olympics mascots

Allegations of plagiarism, high-level political meddling and sheer poor taste on Sunday marred Russia's choice of three furry mascots to represent the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

OUTRAGE: Yankees' A-Rod To Pay 50X Less Than Going Tax Rate On $6M NYC Penthouse

They were crying foul Friday about a sweetheart tax loophole that will enable Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez to live in his new $6 million luxury West Side penthouse and pay virtually no real estate taxes.


Hong Kong Sevens draw unveiled

SuperSport.com 18.02.2011
Hong Kong Sevens draw unveiled

The Official Draw for the 24-team Hong Kong Sevens was on Thursday at Exchange Square in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Jockey Club Faces Biggest Threat in 126 Years From Online Gaming

For 126 years, the Hong Kong Jockey Club has survived equine flu, bribery scandals, the Japanese invasion and the return to China. Now the operator that takes more money per race than any other faces a bigger challenge: the Internet.


Tiger Woods fined by European Tour for spitting

Tiger Woods was fined by the European Tour on Monday for spitting during the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Sells Out

Boxscore News 25.01.2011
Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Sells Out

The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has announced that after Saturday’s successful ticket sale, the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens is now officially sold out.



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