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Other Sport 08 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

GP tickets among prizes for walk-hunt

Sepang International Circuit (SIC) and Kuala Lumpur City Hall are organising an F1 walk-hunt in conjunction with the launch of the 2003 Petronas Malaysian F1 Grand Prix campaign at the Dataran Merdeka on Saturday.

Other Sport 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Death toll rises unabated

SARS showed no signs of slowing in China Wednesday with another nine deaths as the government shut schools, rounded up those with symptoms and ordered every town in the vast country to reveal all its cases.

Other Sport 17 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

CSKA stretch lead in Russia by beating champs Lokomotiv

Last year's runners-up CSKA Moscow beat champions Lokomotiv 3-1 in a tense derby on Tuesday to extend their lead at thetop of the Russian league table.

Other Sport 25 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sports Minister to discuss Springboks' barbaric camp

South African Sports Minister Ngconde Balfour has summoned rugby chiefs to an urgent meeting to find out about a military-style #8220;boot camp#8221; Springbok players were put through before the World Cup.

Other Sport 11 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

No Orson Welles scare in Athens Olympics security drill

More than 2,000 police, troops and rescue workers, dressed in little seen protective clothing, suddenly descended on the Greek capital from Friday night to Sunday night to train for worst case scenarios during the August 13-29 Games.

Other Sport 19 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Greece reconsidering plans to cover stadium with a roof

Greece said on Tuesday it was reconsidering plans to cover the Athens Olympics swimming stadium with a roof after the contractor in charge of building it told organisers he could not complete it.

Other Sport 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Athens Oympics will go on as planned, says chief Gianna

Concerns over stadium roofs, marathon routes and transport infrastructure will not get in the way of Athens staging a spectacular Olympics, a defiant 2004 Games chief Gianna Angelopoulos said on Friday.

Other Sport 14 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Architect confident Olympic roof will be erected in time

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava promised his controversial roof over Athens main Olympic Stadium would be ready on time, breaking his silence on Friday over an outcry about the pace of preparations.

Other Sport 19 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Schumacher: Security in Bahrain not an issue

Ferrari ace Michael Schumacher is confident that security will not be an issue in the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix next month.

Other Sport 15 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Olympic bricks and mortar fall into place

Workmen are scuttling to lay the last bricks and mortar but Athens Olympic officials are confident they can stage a memorable Games in 30 days.