Wang Nan

Death of Chen Xitong is retribution for his sins, says father of Tiananmen student victim

Wang Nan

Wang Fandi, whose 19-year-old son Wang Nan was killed while taking photos on Changan Avenue on June 4, 1989, said that from an historical perspective, Chen had been only a tragic bit player in the crackdown.

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Tie has second thoughts on retiring

Tie Yana's retirement talk may have been premature. The Hong Kong player, who said on Wednesday these Games would be her swansong, backtracked yesterday, despite ending her campaign empty-handed as she lost 4-1 in singles to Wang Nan of China. 'I am in no rush to decide my future as the Olympic Games have just finished for me,' said the 29-year-old.

22 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Plucky Zhang earns Beijing ticket

Zhang Rui's Olympic dream came true yesterday when she qualified for the Beijing Games.

Zhang defeated North Korean Hyon Ryon-hui 4-0 in the repechage of the Asian continental qualifying tournament at Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre to clinch one of the seven Beijing Games tickets on offer.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Zhang inches closer to booking Olympics berth

Hong Kong's Zhang Rui is just one match away from realising her Olympic dreams after scoring two successive wins in the Asian continental qualifying tournament at Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre yesterday.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Cheung scrapes into knockout stage

Hong Kong's Cheung Yuk rallied for a hard-fought victory to join other favourites in the knockout stage of the Olympic Asian continental qualifying tournament at the Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre yesterday.

Having earlier lost to Jang Song-man of North Korea, Cheung was under pressure to beat Seiya Kishikawa of Japan.

7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

HK men prepare for tough battle with China

Hong Kong face a mission impossible as they attempt to beat the all-conquering Chinese men today before their home fans to reach the final of the world team championships.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Hong Kong make solid start at worlds

Hong Kong got off to a convincing start in the world team championships with perfect scores in both the men and women's events on the opening day.

The women's team, aiming for a third successive final, trounced Belarus 3-0 in group C at Guangzhou Gymnasium yesterday, while the men conquered Spain in group D with the same scoreline.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

SAR ready, but wary as they face acid test in opener

Hong Kong women's team will need to overcome a tough test in their opening match against Belarus if they are to score their third successive silver medal at the world team championships, which kick-off at the Guangzhou Gymnasium today.

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

SAR pair settle for silver

Hong Kong's Ko Lai-chak and Tie Yana (pictured) had to settle for a silver medal after they were defeated in the final of the mixed doubles at the Asian championships in Yangzhou yesterday. The SAR pair lost 4-2 to Oh Sang-eun and Kwak Bang-bang of South Korea (11-9, 7-11, 11-5, 6-11, 11-4, 11-8).

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Lucrative day for Zhang, Wang

China's Wang Hao and Zhang Yining are driven to succeed, so it was little wonder that they each earned themselves a new car and US$38,000 by winning the men's and women's singles titles respectively at the Volkswagen Pro Tour Grand Finals yesterday.

18 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Tie reaches finals in individual events

Tie Yana of Hong Kong made up for her loss in the team competition as she reached two finals in the individual events in the table tennis in Doha.

7 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

HK prove double trouble for China

Hong Kong table tennis had two reasons to smile yesterday as both the men's and women's doubles pairs reached their respective finals.

Tie Yana and Zhang Rui, seeded second in the women's competition, advanced to the gold medal match after they defeated Wang Nan and Chen Qing of China 4-2 in the semi-finals.

7 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Sport Briefs

Fu and Sze receive HK swimming Awards

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's Tie rises to career-high ranking of three

Hong Kong's Tie Yana has reached a career-high standing of third in the world, according to the latest rankings.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Tie chalks up lone success as HK yield to China power

China claimed their seventh consecutive women's team world championship title after defeating Hong Kong 3-1 in the final in Bremen, Germany last night.

It was a repeat of the final between the two teams in Doha two years ago when China beat Hong Kong 3-0.

1 May 2006 - 12:00am