Team Handball

Swimmer sees challenge on dry land

After more than a decade of training in the water, swimmer Johney Leung Wai-chun decided to get out of the pool to do a different kind of sport: handball. To his surprise, he's quite good.

Thursday, 9 February, 2012, 12:00am

Duo decide to talk for team's sake

Every team has its conflicts and the boys' volleyball team of Yan Chai Hospital No 2 Secondary School is no different. Last year the team wasn't doing too well, but its members insist they've put their differences behind them.

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name Wallace Chu Wai-wai School Shek Lei Catholic Secondary School Grade Form Six Sport Handball and volleyball

Achievements Wallace, 20, was a member of the Hong Kong youth volleyball team in the 2009/10 season. He represented Hong Kong at a tournament held in South Korea last December.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name To Wang-tseuk School Ying Wa College Grade Form Four Sport Handball

7 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Coach's big hand in triumph

Behind every successful team there's usually a talented, hard-working coach.

Following their double triumph at the All Hong Kong Schools Jing Ying Handball Tournament, members of both Shek Lei Catholic Secondary School boys' and girls' teams agreed the glory should belong to their coach, Wong To.

4 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Only with the hands

Handball is a game that is exactly what it says on the tin. If, as we all know, football is a game played with a ball and the feet, guess what handball is.

Handball is a fast-moving indoor sport that involves two teams of seven players who catch, throw and dribble a ball with their hands as they try to score goals at either end of the pitch. Got the picture?

27 May 2008 - 12:00am

Get your hands on the ball

If you are a handball enthusiast, this is your chance to enhance your skills.

The Handball Association of Hong Kong, China is organising a series of training sessions for those aged 14 or below in 18 districts in Hong Kong.

The association hopes to raise the sport's standard by recruiting handball players from a young age and teaching them the basic skills.

31 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Charm offensive pays dividends

Name: Charm Wing-kei

School: Polytechnic University (PolyU)

Grade: Year Two

Sport: Handball

Achievements: In the absence of the regular captain through injury, Charm, 22, led the Hong Kong squad to the Silver Plate title at the sixth International Handball Tournament at Kowloon Park Sports Centre earlier this month.

24 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Government must do more

The Hong Kong Handball Association has appealed to the government for access to better facilities to raise the standard of the local game in the wake of Hong Kong's Silver Plate victory at the 6th HKSAR Burt's Bees International Handball Tournament.

21 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Handball star targets university title

Name: Ip Shi-yan

School: Polytechnic University (PolyU)

Grade: Year One

Sport: Handball

Achievements: Ip, 19, is the one of the most highly rated handball players in Hong Kong.

He is a key member of the SAR squad which is competing in the sixth International Handball Tournament that ends today at Kowloon Park Sports Centre.

17 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Top teams fly in for handball contest

Overseas teams arrived yesterday for the sixth Hong Kong International Handball Tournament to be held from today until Monday at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre.

Along with the hosts, teams from China, Chinese Taipei, Germany, India, Macau and Turkey are taking part in the competition.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am


Not everyone can kick or juggle a ball with their feet. So if you enjoy ball games but find that football is not your cup of tea, handball could be the sport for you.

19 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Athlete Ho takes hands-on approach

Despite combining the best elements of football and basketball, handball has yet to take off in Hong Kong due to a lack of resources and promotion, says Wilson Ho Hung-pun, one of the few local athletes to make their name in the fast-paced sport.

Over the past 13 years, 27- year-old Ho has proved his skills on the handball court in a variety of tournaments.

16 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Locals take a beating

THE territory's poor handball standard was fully exposed in the Hong Kong Super League when the four local teams were badly thrashed by foreign opposition in the preliminary rounds.

Chinese champions Beijing humbled Data Insurance and Akita in their two group matches, while the Taichung team from Taiwan demolished Sin Fung and local champions South China.

30 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Home teams turn to import players

THE local men's and women's teams will rely on foreign assistance in their chase for the Hong Kong International Invitation tournament crowns at the Kowloon Park Indoor Games Hall next month.

Hong Kong have always fared badly in the event, but the local association has recruited Shanghainese players in a bid to boost the territory's chances of a home victory.

3 Mar 1995 - 12:00am