Bowling

Game on for a true team player

Given her standing as Hong Kong's top-ranked official at the London Olympics, Vivien Lau Chiang-chu could easily have opted to spend the Games staying in a five-star hotel in the British capital's bustling West End.

Monday, 23 July, 2012, 12:00am

Bowler's perfect game fails by a single point

Tenpin bowler Nicholas Breant needed only one more pin to fall to achieve a perfect game last Thursday. The performance by the newest member of Hong Kong's junior tenpin bowling team stunned spectators at the 2011-12 Inter-school Team Championships.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Benson scores hat-trick on tough mountain run

Darren Benson claimed his third straight victory in the 36th staging of the Skechers Mount Butler (Heritage)Race at Wong Nai Chung Gap yesterday after a clinical display of front running saw him decimate the 1,100-strong field.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Youngsters bowled over

Ten pin bowling is a sport people of all ages can play and enjoy. It can be played all year round and is particularly popular is Asia.

It has become a social activity in Hong Kong for families and friends at bowling centres or residential clubhouses.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Paws for thought

Hello there my friends! Thank Dog it's Friday eh.

Me, I'm in the office, enjoying some P&Q with the team. I love watching them going clickety-click on keyboards as I potter around giving encouraging woofs ... and raiding the fridge for snacks when they're not looking, hee hee hee.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Nazir a choker, not fixer, says umpire

Mike Walsh, the man closest to the action during the final-over drama last year believes Pakistan leg-spinner Imran Nazir choked under pressure and did not deliberately throw the game.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Learning the tricks from the best

Top women players are showing their skills at the World Tenpin Bowling Championships at Hong Kong Bowling City in Kowloon Bay. The tournament is held every two years, and this year's event runs until Sunday. The organising committee arranged a master class for the city's youngsters in the run-up to the tournament.

6 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Shane Warne

Shane Warne

by Simon Wilde

John Murray, HK$208

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Club maul Tigers to book final berth against HKCC

Peter McKee showed he had more in his armoury than just a smooth-as-silk service. The dynamic scrumhalf ran in a hat-trick of tries as CBRE Club stormed into the Knockout Cup final with a 47-7 rout over DeA Tigers at Sports Road yesterday.

2 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Chan strikes to win tenpin bowls title

Hongkonger clinches first ABF tournament

Chan Suk-han of Hong Kong and Thailand's Kritchawat Jampakao claimed the women's and men's titles, respectively, at the Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) Tour - Tournament of Champions in Jakarta, Indonesia, last Sunday.

18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Dutch in seventh heaven after dream return to top flight

The Dutch served up a treat on their return to the Premier League yesterday and poor defending champions, Hong Kong Football Club, couldn't handle the extravagant delights as they went down to a resounding 7-4 defeat at Happy Valley.

22 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Singapore's Justin bowls crowd over

15-year-old captures three crowns

A15-year-old Singaporean schoolboy caused a sensation at the 33rd Hong Kong International Open Tenpin Bowling Championships when he beat seasoned talents from around the world to clinch three victories. The event was held over September 14 and 22 at the South China Athletic Association (SCAA) Bowling Centre.

28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Online shopper: Pins

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This site carries more than 12,000 button pins by a wide range of artists and designers. Fun styles include an iPod control pad, a vinyl record and a power button.

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9 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Game over for 170 elite athletes

Tennis and athletics to lose status at institute after appeals fall on deaf ears

Tennis and athletics are about to be kicked out of the Sports Institute after failing in their appeals to remain as elite sports - dealing a blow to Hong Kong's medal hopes for the 2009 East Asian Games.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Bowlers cry foul over threat to elite status

Vivien Fung Lau Chiang-chu, chairwoman of the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress, has cried foul after the Hong Kong Sports Institute put her sport on notice to shape up or risk losing its elite status - and the funds that come with it.

2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

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