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Elite Hong Kong golf course earmarked for development

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Hong Kong’s search for much-needed living space is training its sights on the southern Chinese city’s most prestigious golf course, as lawmakers push to have the site redeveloped for housing.

August 7th, 2013 | Posted in Golf,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Selling Pacquiao’s PH as a sports tourism hub

Victor or vanquished, Manny Pacquiao has placed the Philippines on the world’s sports map. Our shores are more well-known because of a son with rock star status. We ought to start selling Pacman’s PH in earnest as a major sports tourism hub.

December 15th, 2012 | Posted in Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,Professional,Section,Southpaw | Read More »

Stern to retire as NBA Commissioner in 2014


NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

US sends basketball players, coaches to Myanmar

Allison Feaster. AFP FILE PHOTO

The U.S. has appointed an ambassador to Myanmar and helped bring in American businessmen keen on doing business in the rapidly reforming Southeast Asian nation.

August 26th, 2012 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tokyo’s new Olympics bid ‘badly needs lobbying power’

TOKYO – Tokyo has launched another bid for the Olympics, but pundits at home fear it could go the same way as the unsuccessful tilt at the 2016 Games because of a lack of lobbying power. The city and the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) formally announced Tokyo’s bid for the 2020 Games at a sparkling [...]

July 17th, 2011 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Money good for PGA despite hurt Tiger, no Rory

Economic issues are going well for the US PGA, tour commissioner Tim Finchem said Wednesday, even with Tiger Woods injured, and top-ranked European stars skipping most US events.

June 30th, 2011 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

American sport mired in misery

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) of Germany holds up his arms as fans cheer during the final seconds of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday in Dallas.  The Mavericks won 100-96. Photo by Eric Gray, AP

These are the times that try the souls of American sports fans.

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Headlines,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

LeBron James deal gives him piece of Liverpool

BOSTON—LeBron James, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player now chasing an NBA crown with Miami, is branching out to other sports – at least in business. Fenway Sports Marketing (FSM), sister company to baseball’s venerable Boston Red Sox, said Wednesday it had signed James to a long-term deal to handle his marketing. As part of [...]

April 7th, 2011 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »


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