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Hong Kong Sports Institute

Hong Kong triathlon squad newly motivated

Point-scoring issues that have dogged the Hong Kong triathlon squad in its bid to retain its elite-sport status at the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) seem set to become a thing of the past.

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 4:55am

Hong Kong goes global as rugby sevens talent search hots up

Sixty players are being identified for the first intake of the rugby sevens programme at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, which will also undergo a global search for a team of coaches next week.

15 Jun 2013 - 4:56am

HKTA's bid to regain elite status smashed

An attempt by the Hong Kong Tennis Association to win back the sport's elite status at the Sports Institute and regain millions of dollars in support has been blocked by University Sports Federation of Hong Kong (FISU), who have refused to send a full-strength squad of four players for the 27th Summer Universiade in Russia in July.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am 2 comments

A gift that can keep on giving

It has been a momentous week for rugby in Hong Kong, especially the abbreviated version of the game. Rowan Varty might have brought distinction on himself and the local game by being chosen to represent the Barbarians against the British and Irish Lions, but the more significant achievement was the decision by the Sports Commission to open the door for sevens at the Hong Kong Sports Institute.

28 Apr 2013 - 6:29am

Rugby union wins access to Hong Kong Sports Institute

"The sky's the limit" for Hong Kong who will be able to keep pace with professional teams on the international stage, say leading officials after the Hong Kong Sports Institute opened its doors to rugby sevens.

25 Apr 2013 - 5:28am

Snooker receives four more years of elite support

Snooker has been given the green light to remain an elite programme at the Sports Institute for the next four years, but its long-term future is still unclear.

24 Apr 2013 - 4:18am

Chan's 31 years of dedicated service

Chan Yiu-hoi could write a book about commitment. It's a word he has used often during his 31 years as a swimming coach at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, the last 18 as head coach.

14 Apr 2013 - 4:44am

New athletics coach has broad expertise

When Anthony Giorgi, the newly appointed head athletics coach at the Sports Institute, first coached a Hong Kong athlete 10 years ago, it was Tam Chi-kin, a breaststroker in swimming.

9 Apr 2013 - 5:14am

Dawn breaking on a bright new era

A week from today, when all the excitement has died down, Hong Kong rugby will awake to a new dawn. Well, actually eight days from now, when the new funding cycle for the existing 15 elite disciplines at the Hong Kong Sports Institute kicks in. Make that 16, for sevens will soon be part of the cream at the top.

24 Mar 2013 - 8:47am

Gymnastics and triathlon at risk of losing millions in funding

With the next funding cycle for the 15 elite disciplines at the Sports Institute starting next month, gymnastics and triathlon have two years left to meet the criteria.

7 Mar 2013 - 5:18am

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