Lawn bowls and cricket are just two of the British sports that have taken root in the city. A more unusual pursuit associated with the colonial era has also found a home here via a transformation in Japan: gateball.Thursday, 13 July, 2006, 12:00am
A former director of education won the Outstanding Fundraiser Award and a round- trip air-ticket for two to Japan in the Dress Sporty Day campaign.
Helen Yu Lai Ching-ping, head of the Taskforce on Building Safety and Preventive Maintenance, Planning and Lands Bureau, was honoured with the Outstanding Fundraiser Award at a ceremony held at the Sports Institute.26 Jul 2000 - 12:00am
About 300 senior citizens enjoyed an outing to Ma On Shan, thanks to Wong Tai Sin Junior Police Call (JPC) members.
The guests, along with 40 JPC members, spent a day at the Helping Hand Cheung Muk Tau Holiday Centre for the Elderly.
They tried different outdoor sports and games, including lawn bowls, gateball and shooting.31 Oct 1996 - 12:00am
MORE than 1,000 people, young and old, went to Kowloon Park recently to enjoy a 'Fun Day' which kicked off this year's 'Come and Try Scheme'.
The Urban Council scheme, which will run until February next year, aims to promote five sports: cricket, shuttlecock, three-a-side basketball, gateball and gymnastics.2 Aug 1995 - 12:00am