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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

    ... 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 team, set up by the South China Athletic Association and Wan Chai Sports Federation football clubs. The midfielder was a member of the under-15 team that won last season's Adidas Cup. His ...

  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. Rosaryhill event brings out the best

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Wesley Cheng

    ... Wesley Cheng Kit Sam Lam Bing Yim Secondary School coach Chan Fook-yue said his team would need a stellar performance from his top three players if they were to win the girls' basketball title at the 2004 Rosaryhill Sports Tournament. As it turned ou ...

  9. Arrets de Jeu

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pierre Rigal and Aurelien Bory direct Compagnie Derniere Minute's dance theatre work based on athlete turned dancer Pierre Rigal's childhood memories of the 1982 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Germany. A Le French May programme. Apr 18-19, 8pm, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, HK$160-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: frenchmay.com ...

  10. Show of support

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 2,000 runners ran a combined total of 9,000km yesterday morning at Wan Chai Sports Ground to symbolise community support for the Hong Kong Olympic team headed for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. ...




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