Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Sunday, May 24, 2015   




USRC's boys from Brazil certain to light up Masters at Soccer Sevens, warns Bridges
Michael Bridges believes USRC-BTS and their core of current and former Brazilian pros will set the standard in the Masters Tournament at next week's HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens.

Barker takes the helm for Japan in America's Cup quest
New Zealander Dean Barker has come out fighting after being appointed as skipper and chief executive of Japan's challenge for sailing's America's Cup by team sponsors SoftBank.

Future can wait after escape act
Dick Advocaat will decide if he wants to remain as Sunderland manager by next week after the emotional Dutchman wept tears of joy following a 0-0 draw at Arsenal that secured his club's stay in the English Premier League.

HK girls face fight for podium finish in Sirikit Cup
It wasn't the day they had been hoping for

Pound Sterling
Raheem Sterling's agent has fueled the fire surrounding the player's contract standoff with Liverpool by saying the England winger will not sign a new deal at Anfield even for 900,000 pounds (HK$10.92 million) a week.

Brace yourselves for hot and humid HK, boss warns young Potters
Glyn Hodges has selected a talented Stoke City U-21 squad for next week's HKFC Citibank Soccer Sevens at Hong Kong Football Club, where the Potters will face Atletico Madrid in the group stage.

Penalty misery
An injury-time penalty rocked the Asian Champions League hopes of 10-man Guangzhou Evergrande as the favorites went down 2-1 to Seongnam FC in their last-16 first leg.

Gatlin eases off the Beijing anger pace
American sprinter Justin Gatlin said his relationship with Beijing World Challenge organizers was "great" less than 24 hours after furiously claiming he was "kicked out" of the meeting.

Hamilton agrees to stay at Mercedes
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton agreed to a new three- year contract that will keep him at Mercedes until the end of 2018.

HK trio off to dream start in Sirikit Cup
Hong Kong got off to a dream start to take the clubhouse lead during the weather-affected first round of the Queen Sirikit Cup at Fan Ling.



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