Gateball | South China Morning Post
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Gateball takes over where croquet left off

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

Dress campaign winners collect prizes

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

Fun day out for old folks

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

Sporting skills for the whole family

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