Monthly Archives: August 2008

Will Equestrian sports survive in the Olympics?

The doping scandal that emerged at the HK Equestrian Olympics has serious repercussions for the sport. Equestrian sports, already distanced to Hong Kong at the Beijing Olympics, faces exclusion from future games. In an article in the Irish Times, Olympic … Continue reading

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Olympic Reformat Required

As a horseman, course designer, coach and former world cup and Asian Games showjumper, I am fascinated with the showjumping at the Olympics as it unfolds.   The courses and fences made for the Olympics are superb, and I dare say … Continue reading

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Blogging the Olympics

As a sportsman I have always been fascinated with the Olympics.  Naturally I am attracted to the sports I competed in. There are quite a few.  I made it to national level as a middle distance and cross-country runner, played … Continue reading

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Out Cold

I went to see my orthopaedic surgeon again yesterday.  Even he was surprised how much fluid had again collected in my thigh and knee.  He drained about 90 ml of fluid and stuck me full of meds. I came away … Continue reading

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Pahang Classic Visit

Natasha drove with me to Pahang to watch the last three group games in the Royal Pahang Classic.  It was “pai kah” reunion as HRH Tengku Mahkota Pahang, Camilla Sugden and myself were all using either crutches or walking sticks.  … Continue reading

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