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Yip comeback fails to prevent rout by Japan

Yip Pui-yin's strong comeback on the second day of the Asia zone preliminaries for badminton's Uber Cup for women in May was not enough to save Hong Kong from a beating by Japan in Macau yesterday.

Thursday, 16 February, 2012, 12:00am

HK's best chance to swing cup, says coach

Although Hong Kong have not hoisted the Putra Cup, the prize for winning Southeast Asia's team golf championship, since the inaugural event 50 years ago, coach Brad Schadewitz believes his young team have what it takes to cover themselves in glory on home turf this week.

5 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

It's a draw despite HK's hopes of a deserved win

Despite the best efforts of man of the match Lali Li Ka-chun, Hong Kong could only secure a draw against Liaoning on Wednesday.

During the team's second group stage match, the 18-year-old midfielder - who plays for Tin Shui Wai Pesagus - received a pass from defender Liu Wai-yip. Lali handled the ball well, shot and scored for Hong Kong.

15 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Yip wins her first title of the year

Hong Kong's Yip Pui-yin won her first trophy since December's East Asian Games in the Malaysia Open yesterday. In an all-Hong Kong women's singles final, she defeated Zhou Mi 21-16, 14-21, 21-19 in Kuala Lumpur. 'Yip has been struggling to regain her best, but showed excellent form in this tournament,' said Hong Kong head coach Tim He Yiming.

12 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Home team face must-win game with Macau

It is win or bust for Hong Kong against Macau at King's Park today, as the local team attempt to reach Sunday's bronze medal play-offs.

'This has been our target all along,' said Hong Kong's attacking midfielder Arif Ali. 'We knew we had to beat Macau in the preliminary round to enter the medal match, and then on the day, anything can happen.'

9 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Goalie Fan out of HK's Asian Cup qualifier

A neck injury has ruled Happy Valley goalkeeper Fan Chun-yip out of Hong Kong's Asian Cup qualifier against Bahrain next week. Fan, who played for Hong Kong in the two-leg Interport Cup against Guangdong earlier this month, hurt his neck during training last week. He was sporting a neck brace when watching the team's training at Sai Tso Wan yesterday.

18 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Beckham friendly match on the cards in HK

Football star David Beckham is set to make a surprise return to play in Hong Kong next week, although the football association says a match has not yet been sanctioned.

27 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Zhou or Yip? A headache for selectors

Will a homegrown talent, or a proven medal winner represent Hong Kong at the Olympics?

The problem of choosing between a proven medal winner and a homegrown talent for the Olympic Games has intensified with mainlander Zhou Mi leapfrogging Yip Pui-yin to become Hong Kong's number two in the world rankings.

2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

HK have it all to do in return leg

Hong Kong were held 0-0 by Turkmenistan yesterday, but coach Kenny Lai Sun-cheung is still confident his side can grab an all-important away goal in the second leg of their 2010 World Cup Asian zone qualifier.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Japan clinches Asia Cup after penalty shootout

Japan were crowned champions at the Women's Asia Cup after they defeated South Korea on penalties in the final at King's Park last night.

With scores level at 1-1 at the end of full-time as well as 15 minutes of extra-time, the match went down to penalty strokes, and Japan emerged 7-6 winners to land their first Asia Cup title.

10 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Volleyball boys do HK proud

Hong Kong put on a good performance at the third boys' Asian Schools Volleyball Championship which was held in Singapore earlier this month.

They came sixth in the competition which attracted 11 teams from the region.

The SAR players gained valuable international exposure that would help them in the future, team officials said.

28 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Women vie for Asia Cup glory

There's great news for hockey fans. Hong Kong will host the sixth Women's Asia Cup from September 1 to 9 this year.

Nine top national teams from the region will compete in the tournament to be held at King's Park, Jordan.

Keen competition is expected at the biggest Asian women's hockey event since the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.

7 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Essien 'to lead World All-Star side' in HK

Chelsea's Michael Essien is likely to lead a strong 20-member World All-Star team when they take on a joint Hong Kong and China squad in next month's Reunification Cup.

The 24-year-old Ghana international, who joined the Stamford Bridge side in the summer of 2005 at an estimated cost of #24 million (HK$369.6 million), has been instrumental in the star-studded Chelsea midfield.

12 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Hat-trick heroes

Hong Kong's squash team, the defending champions, retained their title at the third Inter-City Tournament held in Shanghai last month.

They defeated Beijing, Shanghai, Macau and Chinese Taipei to clinch the championship for the third year in a row.

7 May 2007 - 12:00am

Play well and you can be a Barbarian, Torpey tells his squad

Hong Kong's top performers at the Asian Nations Series tournament will be rewarded with a place in the Asian Barbarians XV, who will play Japan in their send-off game before the World Cup in September.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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