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  1. Not skirting the issue, Choong game for change

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... notwithstanding- he is 81- we felt the four-time All-England badminton singles champion was the perfect candidate to answer the vexed question his beloved sport is trapped in now: should a skirt-only rule ... just go ahead. And if you have it, why hide it,' he adds with disarming candour. In town last week as a guest of the Hong Kong Football Club's badminton society, which was celebrating ...

  2. Zhou makes it two in a row

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year. 'I am very grateful to Hong Kong for giving me a second chance in badminton,' she said. In the mixed doubles, Hong Kong's Yohan Wiratama and Chau Hoi-wah lost 2-0 (21-15, ...

  3. Wong eyes Beijing prize

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Wong Mew Choo of Malaysia has her sights set on winning the first women's Olympic medal for her country at the Beijing Games next year. Despite a shock first-round exit at the Hong Kong Open, Wong has emerged as a strong contender for an ...

  4. Yip chases points for Olympic spot

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa High-flying Yip Pui-yin enters the world championships starting in Kuala Lumpur today with high hopes of lifting her world ranking. Having won silver in the women's singles at the Doha Asian Games in December, Yip struggled until reaching ...

  5. Shuttler's road to Beijing

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Name: Yip Pui-yin Sport: Badminton Achievements: Yip, 20, ranked number 13 in the world, is a full-time athlete. She reached the semi-finals of the 2007 China Masters last ... Championships, where she beat world number 11, Kanako Yonekura, in the second round. She is one of the torchbearers for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Soundbite: 'I took up badminton when I was six ...

  6. 2 minutes with... Yip Pui-yin

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in August. She quit schooling last year when she was a fourth-form student at the Jockey Club Ti-I College in Fo Tan. How did you start playing badminton? It was the first sport I learnt in primary school and I loved it instantly. What important tournaments have you won? I won two bronze medals in the girls' singles and mixed doubles at the 18th International Junior Badminton ...

  7. HK Open returns with $2m prize pool

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expected to attract 200 top players from over 20 countries, will be held between October 31 and November 6 at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Causeway Bay. Chairman of Hong Kong Badminton Association ... is already a stop on the World Grand Prix, a six-star event, the highest ranking given to tournaments. It will be the second six-star badminton tournament ever held in Hong Kong, after 2003's ...

  8. youth olympian of the week

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung Name Tam Chun-hei Sport Badminton Chun-hei, 17, is a member of the Hong Kong badminton team. He was the champion of both the men's singles and doubles at the Bank of China Hong Kong Youth Badminton Championships 2008. He represented Hong Kong at this year's BWF World Junior Championships for the Bimantara Cup (individual) and Suhandinata Cup (team) ...

  9. Poor show as HK stars crash out of Open

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Kong Open badminton championships at Queen Elizabeth Stadium. The world's top players are taking part in the HK$2 million tournament that runs until Saturday at the Wan Chai venue. ... last year, and last month qualified for her first final in an open badminton tournament, in Macau. The Hong Kong event has attracted 262 players from 26 countries. The world's top-10 ...

  10. 'I'm ready to give something back'

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Guangzhou in May. The world mixed team championships carry one of the most prestigious titles in badminton and has adopted a promotion and relegation system. Hong Kong shored up their place ... be Zhou's target. Hong Kong won three medals in badminton at the 1993 inaugural Games in Shanghai. This was the last time they won medals at the Games, although the sport was not included ...




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