Chan Chi-Choi

HK players not fazed by swine flu or terror fears

Hong Kong continued their fine run at the world championships in Hyderabad, India, yesterday as concerns over security and the spread of swine flu lingered.

Wednesday, 12 August, 2009, 12:00am

Wang's future 'known soon'

The future of top shuttler Wang Chen will be sorted out in the next two weeks as the veteran (pictured) approaches the end of her sporting career. Wang, who will turn 33 in June, had hinted she wanted to become a coach when her scholarship at the Sports Institute expires next month. 'It is too early to say anything at this stage,' said her coach Chan Chi-choi.

25 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

HK's Chan earns place in season finale

Hong Kong's Chan Yan-kit has squeaked into the US$500,000 Super Series finals thanks to a last-16 finish in the men's singles at last week's Hong Kong Open. 'He has been rewarded for all his hard work,' said Hong Kong coach Chan Chi-choi.

3 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Yip joins Wang in world's top 10

Hong Kong's Yip Pui-yin has broken into the world's top 10 for the first time after a series of consistent performances. The 20-year-old stands ninth in the women's rankings released yesterday, while compatriots Wang Chen and Zhou Mi are sixth and 13th respectively.

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Driven by passion

One-time badminton queen revels in her latest mission of ensuring apprentice jockeys realise their dreams

Former Hong Kong badminton queen Amy Chan Lim-chee knew her vast experience as a one-time world-class athlete would be utilised one day. It's just that she didn't really know she would pass on her knowledge to athletes in a different sport.

4 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong stay afloat

Hong Kong shored up their place in the Sudirman Cup's top tier yesterday, edging out Thailand 3-2 in a thrilling first division relegation battle in Glasgow, Scotland.

It was the first victory for Hong Kong in the world mixed team event, having lost all three matches in the group stage. The play-off victory keeps them in the first division.

Thailand are relegated.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

HK in dire need of top-class venues

Coach says SAR must justify its 'Asia Sports City' ambitions

Hong Kong is in urgent need of bigger and better indoor venues if it is to live up its 'Asia Sports City' tag, says head coach Chan Chi-choi.

31 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Wang queen of Asia once again

Hong Kong's Wang Chen successfully defended her women's singles title when she defeated Kaori Mori of Japan 2-1 in the final of the Asian Championships in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, yesterday.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

'Flat' Hong Kong pair take beating

Twenty-four hours after watching his two stars set the All England Championships alight, Hong Kong national coach Chan Chi-choi fell back to earth when they were sent packing in the men's and women's singles.

10 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Badminton teams learn tough way

National badminton coach Chan Chi-choi said Hong Kong's battle-weary teams had gained valuable experience during the Thomas and Uber Cup finals.

'It was a hard campaign and the players certainly learned a lot from the experience.

'We showed we can hold our own against top-class opposition although there's always scope for improvement,' Chan said.

29 May 1998 - 12:00am

Pressure tells on Yau as Japan win badminton showdown

Yau Kwun-yuen crumbled in a heap of nerves as the Hong Kong men's badminton team missed out on the chance to win the territory's first medal of the East Asian Games.

The 20-year-old Yau, making his major Games debut yesterday, was thrown into a pressure-filled, must-win battle against Japan's Yuzo Kubota with the score tied at 2-2 in their quarter-final tie.

12 May 1997 - 12:00am

Injury places trip in doubt

HONG KONG'S hopes of qualifying for the Olympic men's doubles event took a nosedive with Chan Siu-kwong injuring his wrist in training and pulling out of this week's Swiss Open.

1 Mar 1996 - 12:00am