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Uber Cup

Games boost for HK's Yip as she chases top-16 place

Hong Kong ace Yip Pui-yin moved closer to being seeded at the London Olympics after thrashing world No 9 Cheng Shao-chieh of Taiwan 21-14, 21-16 in the Uber Cup Asia zone preliminaries in Macau yesterday.

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 12:00am

Badminton coach left behind for Games race

Hong Kong badminton coach Wang Chen will not lead her charges to the London Olympics as the former world No 1 is expecting her first baby this summer.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HK lose to Koreans, but remain in hunt

Hong Kong will have to play one more match today before knowing whether they can reach the Uber Cup final round after losing to South Korea 3-1 in the qualifiers of the women's team event in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam yesterday. They will now play the losers of the other semi-final match between Japan and Malaysia.

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

HK close to Uber Cup finals

Hong Kong women's team took a step closer to reaching the Uber Cup finals in the qualifiers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam yesterday. Spearheaded by Wang Chen (pictured), the world number five, the SAR defeated Thailand 3-0 in the quarters to set up a clash against South Korea, winners over India.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Winning start for HK in Uber Cup

Hong Kong's women's team got off to a winning start in the Uber Cup finals but the margin of victory, against a below-par Netherlands, was less convincing than expected.

Led by Wang Chen, the world number three, the SAR women handed a 3-2 defeat to the Dutch in the opening match of group X in Sendai, Japan, last night.

29 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

HK beat Pakistan to seal Uber Cup place

Hong Kong's Uber Cup team scored their third straight victory after whitewashing Pakistan 5-0 in the Asian zone qualifying tournament in Jaipur, India, yesterday.

With five teams in the group that also includes Singapore, Thailand and the host, Hong Kong have sealed their place in the finals in Japan in May.

18 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Hong Kong send out warning to rivals

Hong Kong got off to a convincing start in the Uber Cup qualifiers in Jaipur, India after winning their two toughest matches in the group stage.

Spearheaded by world number three Wang Chen, the SAR women's team narrowly defeated Singapore and hosts India 3-2.

17 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

The real deal

Chan Chi-choi couldn't stop his chest swelling with pride, when the subject of the next 'first' in Hong Kong's badminton squad came up.

9 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Sports Diary

TUESDAY

Badminton: Thomas Cup and Uber Cup, Continental Stage, Asia, Kuala Lumpur.

Cricket: New Zealand v South Africa, second one-day international, Christchurch.

WEDNESDAY

Badminton: Thomas Cup and Uber Cup, Continental Stage, Asia, Kuala Lumpur.

15 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Chan can't take tension as team make history

Hong Kong coach Chan Chi-choi battled stomach cramps and high anxiety as he saw his charges make a bit of history for the SAR in the women's badminton team competition.

7 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

SAR stun rivals to reach semi-finals

Underdogs Hong Kong have beaten their first two opponents at the women's Uber Cup badminton finals being held in Guangzhou and are now certain of a place in the semi-finals tomorrow.

14 May 2002 - 12:00am

SAR win Uber Cup thriller

Hong Kong notched their first ever victory in the Uber Cup Finals when the women's team edged Indonesia in a five-rubber thriller in Guangzhou last night.

10 May 2002 - 12:00am

Exposure to benefit pupils

A future star of Hong Kong badminton, Tang Tsz-wai, has been included in the women's squad who are competing in the Uber Cup finals which start in Guangzhou today. The 19-year-old student is part of an eight-member squad that include world number six Wang Chen.

9 May 2002 - 12:00am

Right combination key to unlocking Uber Cup, says Chan

The odds are stacked against the Hong Kong squad as they launch their Uber Cup finals bid today. Hong Kong coach Chan Chi-choi admits his squad have run short of 'new tricks' as they take on Indonesia in their opening group match in Guangzhou.

9 May 2002 - 12:00am

Women lift SAR into top eight

It's official: Hong Kong are now considered one of the world's top eight women's badminton teams. The SAR joined the same exalted company as China, Indonesia and South Korea after battling to top spot in the Uber Cup qualifying competition in Melbourne with a pulsating 3-2 win over Japan.

23 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

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