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  1. Footballers' kicks won't be in Wan Chai

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a Wan Chai hot spot. Quite a contrast from days gone by when Hong Kong was synonymous with footballer high jinks. The litany of misbehaviour is legend. After a night on the town, Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour was arrested following an altercation with a taxi driver in Wan Chai during a club tour here in 1995. Then there was Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne's infamous ...

  2. Athletes at Wan Chai desperate to carry torch

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... qualify for a place in this year's Beijing Olympics. However, the air at Wan Chai Sports Ground was buzzing with speculation as to who from the athletic community might be chosen to carry ... 'I also feel it would be wrong to boycott the Games for political reasons. Sport should be kept separate from politics.' Hong Kong women's 100m record holder Wan Kin-yee said ...

  3. 'Lost in Wan Chai' spot-on in Trailwalker

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... to finish with such a time as her original estimate was a full hour behind the actual time. But as the team, named 'Lost in Wan Chai', ran to the finish at Brighton Racecourse, Jacqui ...

  4. Yao Ming amazes fans in Wan Chai

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... NBA star Yao Ming and China's national team yesterday gave young Hong Kong basketball fans a glimpse of the discipline required to be elite athletes, and then fired up the atmosphere at Southorn Stadium in Wan Chai with some spectacular shooting and dunking. More than 1,500 junior basketball fanatics were given passes to the event and watched in awe as the 12 mainland players went ...

  5. unsung heroes

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Biu Chun Rangers. Before joining them this year, he played for Wan Chai South China- a youth district team supported by former league champions South China Athletic Association- in 2009/10 and 2010/11. During his days with Wan Chai South China, they won the 2010 Adidas Cup. They also clinched the silver medal in the 2010 Dong Nan Hai Football Cup (U-15 division). In the Nike Hong Kong ...

  6. Unsung heroes

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the district youth league. Robbie has been promoted to Wan Chai South China's under-17 team this season because of his outstanding performances. Soundbite 'The styles of play in my school ... Kevin Kung Name Robbie Wu Chun-ming School YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College Grade Form Three Sport Soccer Achievements At just 13, Robbie plays for the Wan Chai South China under-17 ...

  7. Basketball play-offs set for move to QE Stadium

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... discussions soon with the authorities with a view to moving the play-offs to Queen Elizabeth Stadium next year.' There are 2,000 seats at Wan Chai's Southorn Stadium. About 1,400 tickets ... in the play-offs so far were played before full houses, and some fans even lined up for tickets from 7am. The Queen Elizabeth Stadium, also in Wan Chai, has a capacity of 3,200, and although the hiring ...

  8. New Zealand's stars kept under a tight leash

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Bar at the end of the day's play. Members of CBRE Club and Clifford Chance Aliens get the kudos for being the only players to mingle with fans. The CBRE Club made it to Wan Chai while several Aliens were seen shakin' their booty at the Groovy Mule, enjoying ladies night and free tequila. Also in Wan Chai, Herbert Smith, team manager of the New Zealand Metros, was caught ...

  9. Basketball action hots up

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Chi-chung (left) in action during the Nike Youth Basketball League at Southern Stadium, Wan Chai. The play-offs begin today with the top teams set to clash at the same venue. Eight boys' teams and four girls' teams have been competing in the 19-and-under category, and six in the boys' 16-and-under section. The finals are on Saturday and Sunday. There are five ...

  10. Hosts face challenge from Malaysia tonight

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they play Malaysia tonight in Wan Chai at the Nanowater Super Kung Sheung Cup Basketball Invitation Championship. The hosts opened their title-defending quest by thrashing Vietnam 130-67 on Tuesday ... in Wan Chai. Tickets ($60 for today and $120 for Saturday and Sunday) and five-day passes ($150) are available at all Urbtix outlets. ...




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