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  • Top seven moments of 2014 World Twenty20 08-04-2014 12:25 PM

    It's over, but memories will stay. The 2014 ICC World Twenty20 delivered unbridled joy and also distressing heartbreaks that will shape up into bedtime stories the players will narrate to their grandchildren one day. Whether it was Hong Kong's win over Bangladesh, Dale Steyn's last over against New Zealand or...
  • World T20, Qualifier: Bangladesh through to Super 10 despite stunning loss to Hong Kong 20-03-2014 11:07 PM

    Chittagong: Hong Kong notched up a stunning two-wicket victory over Bangladesh in a thrilling qualifying round match but could not prevent the home side from booking a Super 10 berth in the World Twenty20 on Thursday. Chasing a small target of 109, minnows Hong Kong struggled to 50 for five...
  • As it happened: World T20, Hong Kong vs Bangladesh 20-03-2014 06:18 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Hong Kong won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Al-Amin Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain Hong...
  • World T20, Qualifiers: Afghanistan stay alive with win over Hong Kong 18-03-2014 07:03 PM

    Chittagong: Afghanistan earned their first win in the World Twenty20 and kept alive slim hopes of making the Super 10 with an emphatic seven-wicket victory over Hong Kong on Tuesday. Both teams dropped their opening Group A qualifiers on Sunday with Bangladesh beating Afghanistan and Hong Kong losing to Nepal....
  • World T20, Afghanistan vs Hong Kong: as it happened 18-03-2014 02:47 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Hong Kong won the toss and decided to bat. Playing XIs: Hong Kong: W Barkat, I Ahmed, J Atkinson, M Chapman, B Hayat, N Khan, M Dar, T Afzal, A Khan, H Amjad, N Ahmed Afghanistan: M Shahzad,...
  • World T20, Qualifiers: Regmi, Gauchan star as Nepal beat Hong Kong by 80 runs 16-03-2014 10:23 PM

    Chittagong: Debutants Nepal produced a dominating all-round performance to crush Hong Kong by 80 runs in a Qualifying Group A match of the World T20 on Sunday. Sent into bat, Nepal first rode on batting heroics from Gyanendra Malla (48) and skipper Paras Khadka to post a competitive 149 for...
  • As it happened: World T20, Nepal vs Hong Kong 16-03-2014 06:47 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Hong Kong skipper Jamie Atkinson won the toss and opted to bowl against Nepal. Teams: Hong Kong: Waqas Barkat, Irfan Ahmed, James Atkinson(w/c), Babar Hayat, Mark Chapman, Nizakat Khan, Tanwir Afzal, Aizaz Khan, Najeeb Amar, Haseeb Amjad, Nadeem...
  • Minnows chase dreams as World Twenty20 kicks off with qualifying phase 15-03-2014 11:01 AM

    Participation of the Associate nations in major ICC events has often triggered debates whether their presence takes the sheen off a contest, but step into their shoes and you realise how big an opportunity tournaments like the World Twenty20 present to these teams. But perhaps - in some corner, even...
  • Sensex, Nifty at highest closing levels; CAD lifts rupee 06-03-2014 10:00 AM

    Mumbai: Hefty buying in banks, oil & gas, capital goods and metals stocks helped the equity benchmarks end at all-time closing high on Thursday. The rupee too has seen strong appreciation of 57 paise intraday due to steep fall in current account deficit (CAD) in the quarter ended December 2013....
  • Hong Kong: Former editor of newspaper stabbed amid media tensions 26-02-2014 04:53 PM

    A former chief editor of a major Hong Kong newspaper known for its critical reporting was stabbed and seriously wounded on Wednesday in an attack likely to fuel concern among journalists about what many see as an erosion of media freedoms. A man in a helmet attacked Kevin Lau Chun-to,...
  • 'Dear daddy, there are plenty of good men, just not for me': Hong Kong tycoon's lesbian daughter writes an amazing letter to him 29-01-2014 12:39 PM

    Thirty-three-year-old Hong Kong socialite Gigi Chao was thrown into the spotlight when her tycoon father Cecil Chao Sze-tsung openly refused to accept her as a lesbian. He even offered more than a $100 million as 'dowry' to a man who could marry his daughter two year ago. However, when the...
  • Hong Kong confirms first death from H7N9 bird flu 26-12-2013 06:50 PM

    An 80-year-old man infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus has died in Hong Kong, the government said on Thursday, in the first such death in the city after the virus surfaced in early December. The man, the second person in Hong Kong to be diagnosed with the virus strain,...
  • Gold drops to six-month low, could fall further 20-12-2013 12:17 PM

    Singapore: Gold languished at a six-month low on Friday and was on the edge of tipping over to a 3-1/2 year trough after the Federal Reserve's move to curb its bond-buying stimulus prompted a huge sell-off. This week's loss puts the metal firmly on track to post its biggest annual...
  • China's equities seen overtaking India's in 2014: Analysis 18-12-2013 02:34 PM

    Chinese shares may be poised to become an unlikely star of Asian emerging markets in 2014, outshining India, thanks to cheap valuations and optimism about reforms. Investors have been underweight China for years. China-focused equity funds saw some net inflows in November, when the ruling Communist Party announced plans for...
  • Miguel Angel Jimenez wins 4th Hong Kong Open title 08-12-2013 04:44 PM

    Hong Kong: Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Hong Kong Open for the fourth time on Sunday after winning a three-way playoff on the first hole to secure the victory. Jimenez, 49, defended the title he won last year and became the oldest player to win on the European Tour after...
  • Shiv Kapur tied second, one shot behind leader at Hong Kong 07-12-2013 08:42 PM

    Hong Kong: India's Shiv Kapur remained firmly in contention for a grandstand finish when he returned a four-under 66 to trail Welsh leader Stuart Manley by one stroke after the third round of the USD 1.3 million Hong Kong Open here Saturday. Kapur was third overnight and moved to tied...
  • Shiv Kapur moves to 3rd place at Hong Kong Open 06-12-2013 09:03 PM

    Hong Kong: Shiv Kapur hit a purple patch on the back nine with four birdies in a span of five holes, as he carded a four-under 66 and moved to tied third at the midway stage of the $1.3 million Hong Kong Open here on Friday. Kapur is now five-under...
  • Joshana Chinappa charges into maiden World Series quarters in Hong Kong 06-12-2013 12:52 AM

    Hong Kong: India's Joshana Chinappa pulled off a sensational second successive upset in Thursday's second round of the Women's Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open to claim her first ever quarter-final berth in a WSA World Series event. After making her breakthrough in the first round where...
  • Sujjan tied 3rd in Hong Kong Open; Chowrasia, Lahiri 15th 05-12-2013 05:33 PM

    Hong Kong: Sujjan Singh, who hurt himself in a freak accident two years ago, continued his comeback with a fine four-under 66 that gave him a share of the third place at the end of the first round in the USD 1.3 million Hong Kong Open here on Thursday. Sujjan...
  • Ghosal, Pallikal look to end year on a high 02-12-2013 03:23 PM

    Hong Kong: India's numero uno squash players, Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal, will be looking to end the year on a high when they compete against the world's best in the Hong Kong Open, starting here on Tuesday. The WSA World Series Gold event - the last of the year...
  • Afghanistan to play Ireland in final World T20 qualifier 29-11-2013 10:15 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Afghanistan qualified for their third successive final of the World Twenty20 qualifiers when they defeated Nepal by 7 wickets in the semi-finals on Friday. Afghanistan will take on Ireland in Saturday's final after the Irish recorded a convincing 62-run win over United Arab Emirates. Samiullah Shenwari's 3 for...
  • Hong Kong, Netherlands claim final two spots at World T20 28-11-2013 08:08 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Hong Kong overcame a disastrous start to beat Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 29 runs at the Zayed Cricket Stadium here on Thursday to secure a historic berth in the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014. Completing the line-up was the Netherlands which defeated Scotland by eight wickets with...
  • Lahiri banks on familiarity for Hong Kong Open 28-11-2013 10:24 AM

    Hong Kong: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri is hoping to take advantage of his familiarity with the Golf Club here in his bid to win his first title outside India at the USD 1.3 million Hong Kong Open next week. The 26-year-old believes the course set-up at the Hong Kong Golf...
  • Nepal qualify for 2014 T20 World Cup 27-11-2013 05:53 PM

    Kathmandu: Nepal qualified for their first ICC Twenty20 World Cup after beating Hong Kong by five wickets on Wednesday in a qualifying match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. In a nail-biting finish, Nepal scored the winning runs in the final over of the match after Hong Kong...
  • Ireland, Afghanistan qualify for World Twenty20 24-11-2013 08:22 PM

    Sharjah: Ireland and Afghanistan have won their groups to qualify for next year's World Twenty20 tournament. Ireland stayed unbeaten in Group A with 13 points after beating Hong Kong by 85 runs at Abu Dhabi in their last group match on Sunday. Afghanistan finished with a 34-run win over Kenya...
  • Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram lose; India's campaign over in Hong Kong 21-11-2013 03:25 PM

    Hong Kong: Saina Nehwal's poor run continued this season as she crashed out of the women's singles competition after suffering a narrow defeat against Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand in the second round of the Hong Kong Super Series badminton tournament in Kowloon here Thursday. Seventh seed Saina, who improved a...
  • Saina wins but Kashyap, Sindhu crash out of Hong Kong Open 20-11-2013 05:44 PM

    Hong Kong: Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round with an easy win but it turned out to be a disappointing day for the Indians overall as Parupalli Kashyap and P V Sindhu failed to cross the first hurdle in the Hong Kong Super Series on Wednesday. Looking for her...
  • Anand Pawar loses in Hong Kong Open qualifiers 19-11-2013 06:22 PM

    Hong Kong: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar squandered an early lead to suffer a three-game defeat against Nan Wei in the men's singles qualifying competition of the Hong Kong Super Series here Tuesday. The world number 30 Anand lost 21-18, 13-21, 13-21 in a 50-minute battle against the local shuttler, who...
  • Saina Nehwal looks for late flourish at Hong Kong 18-11-2013 04:21 PM

    Hong Kong: More than a year has passed by since Indian ace shuttler Saina Nehwal won a title and the Olympic bronze medallist will now eyes a late flourish when she begins her campaign at the Hong Kong Super Series on Wednesday to end the troubled season on a high....
  • Sensex closes at lowest in over a month; inflation hurts 13-11-2013 10:40 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell for a seventh consecutive session on Wednesday to its lowest close in over one month after higher-than-expected retail inflation data raised fears of a third rate hike this year. Among rate-sensitive stocks HDFC Bank Ltd fell 1.9 per cent, while Hero MotoCorp Ltd ended 1.8...