Ten-Pin Bowling

Game on for a true team player

Given her standing as Hong Kong's top-ranked official at the London Olympics, Vivien Lau Chiang-chu could easily have opted to spend the Games staying in a five-star hotel in the British capital's bustling West End.

Monday, 23 July, 2012, 12:00am

Bowler's perfect game fails by a single point

Tenpin bowler Nicholas Breant needed only one more pin to fall to achieve a perfect game last Thursday. The performance by the newest member of Hong Kong's junior tenpin bowling team stunned spectators at the 2011-12 Inter-school Team Championships.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Youngsters bowled over

Ten pin bowling is a sport people of all ages can play and enjoy. It can be played all year round and is particularly popular is Asia.

It has become a social activity in Hong Kong for families and friends at bowling centres or residential clubhouses.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Learning the tricks from the best

Top women players are showing their skills at the World Tenpin Bowling Championships at Hong Kong Bowling City in Kowloon Bay. The tournament is held every two years, and this year's event runs until Sunday. The organising committee arranged a master class for the city's youngsters in the run-up to the tournament.

6 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name Rickle Kam Siu-lun

Sport Bowling

29 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Triathlon, swimming fight for survival

Sports Institute poised to withdraw elite status

Triathlon and swimming are facing the axe from the Sports Institute's elite programme as they are unlikely to meet the review criteria.

Both underperforming sports have six weeks left to meet the required points standard, but they can keep their status for another two years thanks to a grace period.

18 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Chan strikes to win tenpin bowls title

Hongkonger clinches first ABF tournament

Chan Suk-han of Hong Kong and Thailand's Kritchawat Jampakao claimed the women's and men's titles, respectively, at the Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) Tour - Tournament of Champions in Jakarta, Indonesia, last Sunday.

18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Singapore's Justin bowls crowd over

15-year-old captures three crowns

A15-year-old Singaporean schoolboy caused a sensation at the 33rd Hong Kong International Open Tenpin Bowling Championships when he beat seasoned talents from around the world to clinch three victories. The event was held over September 14 and 22 at the South China Athletic Association (SCAA) Bowling Centre.

28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Game over for 170 elite athletes

Tennis and athletics to lose status at institute after appeals fall on deaf ears

Tennis and athletics are about to be kicked out of the Sports Institute after failing in their appeals to remain as elite sports - dealing a blow to Hong Kong's medal hopes for the 2009 East Asian Games.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Bowlers cry foul over threat to elite status

Vivien Fung Lau Chiang-chu, chairwoman of the Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress, has cried foul after the Hong Kong Sports Institute put her sport on notice to shape up or risk losing its elite status - and the funds that come with it.

2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Tennis appeals to retain elite status

Tennis put its case for survival as an elite status sport yesterday, citing an untimely exodus of top players for why it failed to meet required performance criteria.

1 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Tenpin Tak-man

Name: Derek Lee Tak-man

School: Church of Christ in China Tam Lee Lai Fun Memorial Secondary School

Grade: Form Three

Sport: Tenpin Bowling

8 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong pins hopes on bowling tournament

With STRONG home support, the Hong Kong team is confident of winning the 15th East Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships.

The Mei Foo Super Bowl is hosting the annual competition, which has attracted nearly 80 bowlers from seven East Asian countries.

The championships opened last week and will continue until Thursday.

26 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Cup TV ban on HK team

Members of the Hong Kong tenpin bowling team have been barred from watching World Cup soccer matches when they kick off their campaign in the East Asian Championships at the Mei Foo Super Fun Bowl this weekend.

21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Junior tenpin bowlers battle for honours

Hong Kong's best young players are taking on their regional rivals at the eighth Asian Schools Tenpin Bowling Championships in Indonesia this week.

A total of 15 teams from nine Asian countries are competing for glory at the Jaya Ancol Bowling Centre in Jakarta. The Hong Kong Tenpin Bowling Congress has sent two, four-member boys' teams to the annual competition.

8 Apr 2005 - 12:00am