Chan leads with record-setting score

Patrick Chan of Canada. Photo: AFP

Patrick Chan is well on his way to defending his title after producing one of the greatest short programmes of his career at the World Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday.

Thursday, 14 March, 2013, 1:24pm

A hockey league of our very own

Grant McLellan, Kowloon Warriors

'Pass! Shoot! Score!' says Grant McLellan, 35, the Vancouver-born Kowloon Warriors' defender.

McLellan began his journey as an ice hockey player at the age of eight back in Canada. He was the first member in his family to play the sport and his passion has never dwindled. Ice hockey has always been a big part of his life, he says.

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Fast-paced sport for all

With ice skating rinks in major shopping centres around Hong Kong, many people are able to enjoy the challenge of staying upright as they negotiate their way around the rink.

For confident skaters, young and old, playing ice hockey can stretch their skills in a fast-paced, high intensity environment.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Fake ice makes for unreal summer

Hong Kong has its first synthetic ice skating rink.

The arena is about one-ninth the size of a standard ice rink and has been built in a Tung Chung school hall on Lantau Island, as part of the Hong Kong Academy of Ice Hockey's summer programme.

19 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

school news

Clementi Secondary School

To celebrate Clementi Secondary School's 85th anniversary, an art exhibition was held from June 3 to 7 at Hall L1 and L2 of the Central Library.

The exhibition showcased the artistic creativity of teachers, students, parents and alumni. The event also promoted the importance of aesthetics.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Running rings around rivals on ice

We're barely halfway through 2011, but it has already proven an important year for local youth ice hockey.

The Hong Kong Ice Hockey Association has officially set up a U16 ice-hockey team for the city.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Young rink warriors are ready for the challenge

The city's annual major ice hockey tournament - 2011 Mega Ice Hockey 5 - will kick off at the Mega Ice rink next week. Youth division matches will take place from May 2 to 7.

Local junior elite players are looking forward to facing opponents from Beijing, Singapore and elsewhere.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Join the master class

One of the best ways to learn a skill is with expert tuition. This summer, American skating coach Jon Robinson has returned to Hong Kong to train young skating enthusiasts at Megabox's ice rink.

2 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Fanatical Fong helps Mega Ice make history

Keith Fong Gee-kay has not missed a single game during the three years of the Mega Ice Hockey 5's. And he has no intention of missing this year's record-breaking 170 games.

As tournament director and deputy manager of Mega Ice, the Chinese-Canadian is the man behind the scenes who helps run Asia's biggest ice hockey tournament.

2 May 2010 - 12:00am

Get your skates on and keep cool

With the daily temperature hitting the 30-degree mark, most people don't really want to head outdoors. Instead, the city's ice rinks offer a cooler place to spend your summer and learn a new skill.

The annual Vision On Ice Camp Cityplaza, organised by Swire Properties, has been a popular summer event since its launch in 1987.

16 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Tycoon's son scores award for support of ice hockey

His company's hotel development in Wan Chai might face some stiff opposition but it was a unanimous decision to give Thomas Jefferson Wu the Jim Cahill Award for his contribution to ice hockey in Hong Kong. Last Saturday, the Hong Kong Typhoons Ice Hockey Club, which operates youth programmes, honoured Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung's son.

10 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

On blades of glory

From April 28 to May 9, the Mega Ice Hockey 5's will take place at Mega Ice, the largest ice rink in the city. The tournament will be separated into youth and adult divisions and is set to feature 60 teams from around the world, including Canada, Japan, China and Singapore.

This is an exciting opportunity for players coming from overseas.

26 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Slip-sliding away

If the summer heat is getting you down, it might be time for some ice - a field of it. Ice skating used to be limited to winter time in places where it got cold enough to freeze local ponds. But in today's world it's possible to frolic on the ice even in scorching Dubai.

25 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

HK set to host top ice hockey contest

Two-week event to showcase international talent

Ice hockey is gaining popularity in Asia. Local and international teams will show off their skills

at the 2008 Mega Ice 5's hockey tournament from April 29 to May 10 in Kowloon Bay.

8 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Best ever showing for ice skaters

Hong Kong's speed skating team win medals at Taipei championships

Hong Kong's Short Track Speed Skating National Team achieved very impressive results at the Asian Short Track Speed Skating Championships, which were held in Taipei, Taiwan on December 15 and 16.

1 Jan 2008 - 12:00am