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Hong Kong Cycling Association

Hong Kong Cycling Association begs young star Choi Ki-ho not to quit

Choi Ki-ho

Hong Kong officials are desperately trying to convince multi-talented young rider Choi Ki-ho not to quit the sport.

Thursday, 12 December, 2013, 9:38am

Leung steps in to steady things in Hong Kong cycling

HKCA chairman Leung Hung-tak

For a sport that's enjoyed so much success in recent times, including Sarah Lee Wai-sze's Olympic bronze medal in London last year, news of in-fighting and turmoil within the Hong Kong Cycling Association may come as a surprise. But that is exactly what Leung Hung-tak, the association's new chairman, has inherited after being elected to the post last month.

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

Saleem accepts call to return as HKCA chief

Incumbent president of the Hong Kong Cricket Association Shahzada Saleem will remain as head of the body after being 'persuaded' to continue by all the clubs and stakeholders in the local game.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HKCA plays it safe by saying no to 'mega' funds

The Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes this year will feature fewer teams and be played over two days instead of three after organisers said it was 'too risky' to apply to the government's Mega Events Fund (MEF) for financial support.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Turner undecided over HKCA chairman role

Tony Turner has emerged as a frontrunner and consensus candidate for the position of Hong Kong Cricket Association chairman.

However, the well-known stalwart of the local game says he hasn't decided whether to accept, considering the onerous responsibility of facing up to the many challenges confronting cricket in the city.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

International Sixes may revert to a two-day event

This year's Karp Group Hong Kong International Sixes will be played over two days, instead of three, unless the event gets backing from the Mega Events Fund (MEF), top official Shahzada Saleem says.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

HKCA in limbo as officials pull out

Two key members of the new leadership-elect at the Hong Kong Cricket Association dropped a bombshell last night by withdrawing their candidacy, citing a possible conflict of interest with their jobs as chief investigators for the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

HKCA leadership pair to quit

The Hong Kong Sixes faces a possible leadership vacuum with the top two officials at the Hong Kong Cricket Association, president Shahzada Saleem and chairman Dinesh Tandon, stepping down at the end of this month. But both insisted yesterday the future of the popular tournament was secure and its continued success was guaranteed.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

League final to go ahead amid row

The controversy-ridden Sunday League grand final between Little Sai Wan and Pakistan Association will now go ahead at Hong Kong Cricket Club - on Saturday.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Afghans rage at 'insult' of team's HK cricket ban

Angry Afghan cricket officials have accused Hong Kong immigration chiefs of insulting their nation by banning them from this year's Hong Kong sixes tournament.

The chief executive of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, Nasimullah Danish, said yesterday: 'Do the officials think that our cricketers are terrorists or suicide bombers?'

15 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

HK rocked as spinner quits World Cup bid

Hong Kong's campaign for ICC Twenty20 World Cup glory has suffered a blow with left-arm spinner Nadeem Ahmed pulling out of next month's qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Calling time on a good innings

Danny Lai wants to get on the golf course, lower his handicap to single digits and not have to worry about his job or irksome questions from the chairman of the Hong Kong Cricket Association. The man behind the bamboo curtain, or more appropriately sightscreen, is about to quit his job.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HKCA puts faith in Burke with new contract

Charlie Burke has the luxury of looking ahead to the 2015 World Cup after the Hong Kong Cricket Association decided to extend his tenure as national coach by a further three years.

27 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

TV coverage to reach 120 million homes

The Hong Kong Sixes is set to reach a record 120 million homes worldwide this weekend.

But what delights Hong Kong Cricket Association official Shahzada Saleem even more is that, for the first time, the television broadcast is in the hands of the local governing body.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

The ascent of pedal power

For many families in Hong Kong, riding bicycles from Sha Tin to Tai Po has become a great way to spend time together at weekends. But through the success of Wong Kam-po, who won the world 15km scratch race title in 2007 and Marco Kwok Ho-ting, who emulated the feat in March this year, cycling is also a competitive sport attracting increasing numbers of children.

29 Oct 2011 - 12:00am