Cheung Wai-On

Who said it?

Whistle-blower Edward Snowden

Hong Kong has a reputation for freedom … It has a strong tradition of free speech

Whistle-blower Edward Snowden


In the vast universe I will be a pupil too. I am willing to share my experience with them

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 1:43am

Hong Kong rider Cheung Wai-on laps up Isle of Man TT experience

Cheung Wai-on.

Hong Kong's Cheung Wai-on ended his fairy-tale adventure at the Isle of Man TT over the weekend, amazed at the speed of his rivals and how tough it is compared with the Macau Grand Prix.

11 Jun 2013 - 4:43am

Talking points

Shaw Prize laureates announced

Shaw Prize laureates announced

28 May 2013 - 1:21am

Who said it?

Gay rights campaigner Joseph Cho Man-kit

Miss W's win is an exhilarating step in our fight, but marriage is only a part of [the battle]

Gay rights campaigner Joseph Cho Man-kit on a transsexual woman winning the right to marry


It's a real challenge, but I will be prepared

Hong Kong's Cheung Wai-on on taking on the famous - and dangerous - Isle of Man TT races


15 May 2013 - 3:06am

Cheung Wai-on to take part in Isle of Man TT races

Cheung Wai-on has competed only sporadically over the past eight years while struggling to find financial backing. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong's Cheung Wai-on has been handed a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to race at the Isle of Man TT meet at the end of the month, becoming the first Chinese racer at the world's most famous motorcycle race.

15 May 2013 - 5:22am

From the motorcycle diaries

MOTORCYCLE daredevils are the darlings of the sports pages and, sadly, motorcycle accidents figure all too frequently in news items on television or in the dailies. The excitement and the risks are all part of the attraction for the riders, the fans and the racing crowd.

19 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Malaysian invite catches Cheung by surprise

Cheung Wai-on has received a surprise call-up to compete in the latest round of the FIM Road Racing World Championship in Malaysia. But there's only one minor problem as he makes his second appearance in a world-class event - he isn't ready for it.

22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Local hero hopes ride will attract sponsors

Homegrown talent Cheung Wai-on hopes his performance in yesterday's 125cc Grand Prix raced under a steady drizzle will open doors for him after years struggling without sponsorship.

The 23-year-old Shau Kei Wan mechanic finished 24th in his biggest race to date and hopes he will secure more grand prix starts in the near future.

2 May 2005 - 12:00am

Cheung just makes qualifying cut-off as his bike fails to fire

'An electrical problem was affecting the ignition system,' says Hong Kong ace

An electrical problem scuppered Cheung Wai-on's hopes of a decent grid position for today's 125cc Grand Prix as the Hong Kong ace qualified for his biggest race by the width of his tyres yesterday.

1 May 2005 - 12:00am

'On Jai' no match for big boys, but top HK rider vows to do better next year

Hong Kong rider Cheung Wai-on finished fourth in his class in the 38th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix in his first foray with the 'big boys' - not bad for a rider who doesn't even have his own team.

21 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Full throttle for Cheung

Promising Hong Kong rider Cheung Wai-on leaves the SAR for Britain today hoping to hone his skills and take a step closer to becoming the first local to race professionally. Cheung, a two-time winner of the Macau motorcycling Grand Prix ACM race, has been offered the chance to develop his talent in the UK.

22 Aug 2000 - 12:00am