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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. Pioneers' quest to preserve sports history

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell The co-authors of a book which provides a detailed description of the development of sports in Hong Kong say they hope it will inspire the next generation to continue their work. The Quest for Gold, which was unveiled last week, is the first-ever comprehensive record of sports in Hong Kong, and traces developments in the field over a 50-year period. ...

  7. Sowing seeds of sport will nurture HK stars

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and spectators could be a watershed for sport in Hong Kong- a timely opportunity to address the compelling need for a new deal. As it stands, our role in the Olympics comes at a cost to sport. Some of the equestrian events will be held at the Sports Institute at Sha Tin, which will be moved to a temporary home. This will disrupt the Olympic preparations of Hong Kong's elite athletes. After ...

  8. Alison set to clinch sporting Oscar

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Schoolgirl Alison Yu Chui-yee looks set to win her first Senior Hong Kong Sports Star Award at the annual ceremony at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai ... to the best athletes selected by a judging panel, the sports press and the public. Online voting will influence four of the six categories at Hong Kong's 'sporting Oscars'. Usually ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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