Tie Yana

Sports Digest, March 7, 2013

Veteran table tennis player Tie Yana has set her sights on playing for Hong Kong in the next Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 

Thursday, 7 March, 2013, 3:42am

Asian Cup to showcase top players in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Tie Yana has won the Asian Cup before and will be looking for home support this time around. Photo: Felix Wong

The Asian Cup will feature the top 16 men's and women's singles players in the region, who will be vying for US$100,000 in prize money. Each country will be allowed to send a maximum of two players in each category.

28 Feb 2013 - 4:56am

Tie Yana into semi-finals with victory over HK teammate

Hong Kong's Tie Yana reached the semi-finals of the women's World Cup in Singapore after a 4-1 victory over teammate Jiang Huajun last night. Playing in her 10th consecutive World Cup event, which features the top 16 players, Tie (pictured) cruised to the win despite losing the first game 11-7.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

HK's Olympic medal prospect says having a baby comes first

Having a baby is the priority for Hong Kong stars Tie Yana and Tang Peng - even if it means Tie has to miss next year's Olympics, the couple said yesterday.

Tie and Tang returned yesterday from the world championships in Rotterdam and Tie insisted a baby would come before a third consecutive appearance at the Olympics.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tie's motherhood plans likely to be put on hold

Star player Tie Yana will be asked to delay her plans to start a family after topping Hong Kong's qualifying list for the 2012 London Olympics.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tie claims two titles as HK dominate

Tie Yana scored a notable personal double as Hong Kong collected three of the four titles on offer at the Korea Open yesterday - one of the SAR's best results on the ITTF Pro Tour.

In the absence of the formidable Chinese legion, Hong Kong had little difficulty in winning the three finals - the women's singles and doubles, and the men's doubles in Jeonju.

5 Jun 2006 - 12:00am