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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - AWARDS

    Cyclist Sarah Lee poised to sweep Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... to sweep athletes' 'Oscars' There used to be an air of mystery when the "Best of the Best" category was introduced to the Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards in 2006; tonight, ... It is believed the organisers will give special recognition to the veteran rider, who turned 40 yesterday, for his contributions to Hong Kong sport over the past two decades. At the presentation, eight ...

  2. Sports Digest

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Grinham finds aggressive Chan too hot to handle Hong Kong's Joey Chan Ho-ling, the world No 19, stunned top seed Rachael Grinham in the final of the Buler Challenge Cup yesterday at the Squash Centre, beating the Australian world No 6 11-7, 4-11, 11- ...

  3. Hongkongers need more sports facilities

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... quota on participants. But such great annual sports contests as the Hong Kong Standard Chartered Marathon and Oxfam Trailwalker have been popular international events with major teams from ... proved phenomenally popular. Hongkongers are not couch potatoes. Given a chance, we want to stay athletic and healthy. But these events also show our limited sport resources. The marathon has ...

  4. Asian Games bid will provide boost for commitment to sport

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the impetus needed to establish a commitment to sports. Building more facilities will no doubt alleviate the shortage problem and benefit those who are already keen to play sports. However, it does not per se lead to greater participation among those of our youngsters who would otherwise be sitting at home in front of a computer. They would not get involved in sport just because there were ...

  5. Wong Kam-po tipped for repeat sports-star win

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Cyclist Wong Kam-po is hot favourite to be named the top athlete of 2007 when the Bank of China Hong Kong Sports Star Awards are announced next month. The 34-year-old ... of the Olympic Committee and Sports Federation of Hong Kong, the organiser of the awards. Eight sports stars will be voted on by a judging panel, the sports media and the public. More than 45,000 public ...

  6. Sports stars win recognition

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao The winners of Hong Kong's prestigious sports awards were announced at a special ceremony at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday night. Stephen Wong (cycling), Max Lee Ho-yin (squash), Chiu Chung-hei (table tennis), Chan Hei-man (windsurfing), Cheng Chung-hang (wushu) and Chow Yuen-ying (swimming, disabled sports) clinched the junior sports stars ...

  7. Sporting ambitions score with Games win

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The plan for hosting the 2009 East Asian Games in Hong Kong is modest, realistic- and most importantly- a great place to start in Hong Kong's pursuit of becoming a regional sporting venue. The $171 million proposal does not call for any new facilities, instead suggesting minor renovations to more than 20 existing sports grounds and staging areas, from the 40,000-seat Hong ...

  8. Minister wins 'gold medal of disgrace' for sports restructuring plans

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Ho Chi-ping amid an outcry over plans to restructure Hong Kong's elite sports body. About 40 staff of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board rallied outside ... was accepted by the minister, she said. The protest was timed to coincide with the tabling of the Repeal Bill of the Hong Kong Sports Development Board yesterday. The bill was presented for its first ...

  9. Get ready for HK's greatest sporting event

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell, Racing Editor The first of the international horses and their entourages have begun trickling into Hong Kong, building up for what will once again be the biggest sporting day ... product, and international week is our chance to show the greater racing world just how far we have come on the sporting side of the business. Last year's triple header for Hong Kong owned ...

  10. Sport stars decry institute changes

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Medallists say Olympic plan has negative effect on athletes Returning Asian Games gold medallists and elite athletes yesterday warned that revamping the Sports Institute to make ... or squash. Ko said they planned to meet the sports institute management to raise their concerns about the future. Women's singles squash silver medal winner Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin was also ...




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