Alex Fong Lik-Sun

HK records in last round

400m champ Leung credits coach for win

Two Hong Kong records and one junior record were broken at the final round of the Hong Kong Athletic League Championships at Wan Chai Sports Ground earlier this month.

Tuesday, 11 December, 2007, 12:00am

Keeping abreast of the smart set or just a clever marketing tactic?

There's sexy and happening. And then there's cheap and crass. Guess it depends who you're trying to attract, particularly if your main guest is Japanese television presenter and erotic model Yoko Matsugane.

5 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

Respect for family members is important

I think respect in a family is really important. If everyone respects his family members, everyone can live happily.

If one of the family members does not respect the others, the family relationship will deteriorate.

I think parents are mostly to blame for family problems.

8 May 2007 - 12:00am

Lucky strokes for Fong

Alex Fong Lik-sun seems to have a bright year ahead. His status at record company Gold Label Entertainment is on the rise - along with that of singer Stephy Tang Lai-yan - after Miriam Yeung Chin-wah's contract expired.

30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

It must be fate

I'll Call You, a romantic comedy in which Viann Liang Wai-gar plays a lead role for the first time, will hit the screen on Thursday.

But the young actress, who's in her 20s, is already a recognised face in Hong Kong, thanks to her work as a Roadshow TV host.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Role model a source of inspiration for students

Our English teacher recently played a video in class about Alex Fong Lik-sun, an Olympic swimmer turned singer.

I learned many things from watching how he achieved success.

Fong attributed his success to hard work, confidence, competitiveness and the support he received from his family and team members.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Stage to boost English skills

A concert organised by the South China Morning Post and Commercial Radio 2 (CR2) hopes to enhance young people's lifestyles through a broader use of the English language learned in a fun


The show, which will be held on June 18, is aimed at student subscribers of Young Post or the SCMP.

13 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Fong wins heat but fails to qualify

ALEX FONG Lik-sun won his 50-metre backstroke heat at the Universiade yesterday, but his time of 28.76 seconds was still outside the fastest 16 swimmers in the four heats and he failed to advance to the semi-finals.

27 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Canto star chases gold

Multi-talented student Alex Fong Lik-sun finally arrived in Daegu, South Korea on Saturday to compete in swimming events at the 2003 Universiade.

The 100-metre backstroke Hong Kong record holder, also famous as a television and singing personality, has been given special treatment by SAR university sports officials who regard him as one of their best athletes.

26 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Sherry on a mission

BACKSTROKE CHAMPION and multiple Hong Kong record holder Sherry Tsai Hiu-wai is the only female on the five-strong university swimming team. 'I don't mind being the only girl - I quite like it actually!' said Tsai, who recently competed at the World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

18 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Making their mark

ATHLETES LOVE to break records, especially locally.

Beating the previous Hong Kong best is an important motivating factor for our elite sportsmen and women, says an expert.

World championships and major titles are rarely won by representatives of the SAR. Those pioneers can be counted on one hand.

But one step at a time, as they say.

10 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

SAR heavyweights in hunt for gold

Hong Kong's sporting heavyweights explode into action at the Busan Asian Games today.

The day could end in glory for cyclist Wong Kam-po when the Asian maestro steers onto the streets of the southern Korean city in his bid for the 198-kilometre individual road race gold medal.

3 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

It's sing or swim

WHEN SWIMMER-turned-Canto-pop-star Alex Fong Lik-sun first qualified for next month's Busan Asian Games, he was unsure whether to take part.

He had doubts about managing the big event along with his studies and showbiz career. But after careful consideration, he made his mind up to compete. 'I don't want to end my athletic career yet,' he said.

26 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Time's tight for the multi-talented

Name: Alex Fong Lik-sun

Birthdate: 26 Feb 1980

Birthplace: Hong Kong

Occupation: Student, singer, swimmer

School on weekdays and shopping, karaoke or movies at weekends . . . life is simple if you're a student - but not if you're Alex Fong Lik-sun.

23 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Alex Fong Lik-sun

Alex Fong Lik-sun, 20, represented Hong Kong at the Sydney Olympics, setting Hong Kong records in the 400 metres individual medley (4:29.02) and the 200m backstroke (2:05.47). He has his own fan club, has starred in two television films and has recently branched out into ads.

26 Nov 2000 - 12:00am