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  1. Curious about dodgeball- give it a sporting chance and check out the championship finals

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Dodgeball isn't just a fictitious game in a Ben Stiller movie anymore. It's a real-life sport with its own league in Hong Kong. Since 2006, the game most people know as a playground diversion for kids has become a bona fide sporting endeavour. In a nutshell, teams of six play with six balls, trying ...

  2. City dives at chance to welcome Olympic water sports heroes

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. You could say Hong Kong is diving into the New Year, with the national water sports 'dream team' back in town ... attending a gala charity dinner tonight at the Island Shangri-La ballroom. Many politicians and celebrities are also expected. Another luminary confirmed to turn up is national sports entrepreneur ...

  3. Sports heroes come to town

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Most of Asia's top athletes may have been in Macau, but there are a few Olympic-calibre sportsmen in Hong Kong. If you haven't heard, British rowing legends Sir Steven Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent are in town for a reception ...

  4. Softball slowdown

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun There're a lot of disappointed softball players in Hong Kong right now. It seems the recreational slow pitch league, popular with a lot of overseas Chinese types and expats, may have to delay the start of their season next month. The eight ...

  5. Magazines - Style - SIGN-OFF

    Truth about guys

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... or personal assistant, all guys would be in crumpled suits and white sport socks. Any man who claims their tasteful fashion style is all their own? If they haven't come out yet, they probably ...

  6. Club members paddle to Macau and back to raise funds

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Some 145 members of the Hong Kong Island Paddle Club paddled to and from Macau at the weekend, and it wasn't because they couldn't afford the ferry tickets. The journey of 130 kilometres took seven hours each way. They took turns ...

  7. Thai heavyweight steps in as 'Beast' drops out of fight

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. After arriving in town last week to help promote the next Planet Battle kickboxing event, which takes place tomorrow night, it seems American Bob 'The Beast' Sapp has had to dro ...

  8. Hanging with heroes

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun There's going to be several celebrity athletes in town this week- and we're not just talking rugby players. Financial company EBS, in aid of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, is holding a gala dinner on Thursday at Isola and among the sports stars arriving to attend are American Olympians, hurdler Edwin Moses (below left) and multiple gold-medal ...

  9. Now, something 'different'

    Posted Nov 25th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun In the category of telling it like it is, we loved what the Igor's Group executive told us about their North American Sports' street festival taking place tomorrow night at The Keg, The Cavern, Stormy Weather and Marlin. In short, they are inviting folks to come to Lan Kwai Fong and celebrate wearing their favourite North American sports team's ...

  10. Extreme endurance

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Whether it's running up IFC's stairs or a marathon across the Antarctic, there is no shortage of extreme athletes in Hong Kong. The latest local wild man to risk his life and sanity is Valley rugby player Bryan O'Hara, who w ...




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