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Contemporary Wushu

Master of martial arts

Seiya Obu, a Primary Six student from C&MA Chui Chak Lam Memorial School in Yuen Long, has been practising wushu since he was a toddler. And the half-Japanese, half-Chinese boy has high ambitions.

Thursday, 12 April, 2012, 12:00am

Wushu star finds voice

Wushu taolu athlete Colin Cheng Chung-hang discovered his 'golden touch' in martial arts competition - thanks to his success in a television talent show.

Cheng, 25, who loves singing karaoke, was encouraged by his friends to enter TVB's competition, The Voice.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Weight woes get the elbow

The lean physique of 16-year-old martial artist Law Cho-sing is in marked contrast with how he looked two years ago.

Cho-sing admits that he was obese at the time - weighing 102kg - and was struggling to make new friends at Bethel High School, in Yuen Long, in the New Territories, because he had low self-esteem.

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Golden wushu debut

Perseverance has finally paid off for 17-year-old wushu star Wyatt Lee Kin-fai. It paid off handsomely, too, with the martial artist becoming a double Asian junior champion.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Canadian boys are wushu wonders

Two contestants stood out at the sports centre: Jonathan and Mark Warren from Canada.

Jonathan, 15, and Mark, 13, are Chinese-Canadians from Steveston-London Secondary School in Richmond, British Columbia. The boys are familiar with their local rivals in Hong Kong, as this is their second consecutive year of competition here.

24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Rising young stars prove their mettle at competition

The Hong Kong Open Wushu Championships helped many student athletes showcase their talents. Taiji girl Juanita Mok, who had recovered from the injury she suffered during training for the China Student Games, shone. The Hong Kong team member won two gold medals in taijiquan and gunshu as well as a silver in taijijian.

24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Kung fu star on the make

Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Donnie Yen. You may wonder who could be next in line as kung fu superstar. We have a possible choice for you: wushu athlete Steven Chan Chung-tin from Lam Tai Fai College.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Award-winners enjoy NZ culture

After enjoying great success last year, four Zespri Outstanding Junior Athletes Award winners - windsurfer Crystal Man Ka-kei, table tennis player Kenneth Chiu Chung-hei, and wushu athletes Juanita Mok Uen-ying and Rex Wong Chun-wai - were lucky enough to go on a six-day cultural exchange tour to New Zealand earlier this month.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Aussie star Dao Dao aims to strike it rich in Mile

Australian raider Dao Dao can either add to, or break, the local's unbeaten record in the HK$12 million Group One Champions Mile, depending on how you class the former Hong Kong galloper.

Either way he will prove hard to beat in what looks on paper to be a highly competitive Champions Mile full of the best of our stars and some strong international form lines.

25 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

He leads off a day of glory for Hong Kong

He Jingde kicked off a successful day as the hosts captured three gold medals and one silver at Western Park Sports Centre.

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Two medals for city on first day

Hong Kong collected two bronze medals at Western Park Sports Centre yesterday. Zheng Tianhui scored 9.72 points to finish third in the women's changquan, while in the men's changquan, Leung Ka-wai won another bronze for the hosts with 9.71 points.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name: Fung Wing-see School: Po Chiu Catholic Secondary School Grade: Form Five Sport: Wushu

Achievements

Wing-see, 16, made a name for herself at her international debut at the Asian Junior Wushu Championships in Singapore in 2005. She won gold medals in changquan and qiangshu respectively.

3 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Rising stars point to a bright future

Five young award-winning athletes have shown the diversity of sports development in Hong Kong. Fung Wai-yee (athletics), Choi Ki-ho (cycling), Guan Mengyuan (table tennis) and Fung Wing-see and Lo Chun-ming (both wushu) won the Zespri Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards organised by the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI).

17 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

'Minor repair' needed for top Games venue

A surface defect in the track that forced the closure of the HK$400 million de facto national athletics stadium in Tseung Kwan O was minor and would be fixed quickly, the secretary for home affairs said yesterday.

'We don't see any big defects,' Tsang Tak-sing said of the main venue for December's East Asian Games.

1 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Wushu coaches knock out competition

20 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

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