William Ko

Who said it?

Kemal Bokhary

If you see something that you do not like about the mainland and you criticise it, that is not an attack against the country.

Thursday, 18 April, 2013, 3:18am

Tsang gives marathon the thumbs-up

The organisers want to expand and the chief executive also wants to see a bigger event

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen hailed yesterday's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon as a success, and urged organisers to make the event even better next year.

9 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Organisers to lobby for run to start later

Organisers of this weekend's Standard Chartered Marathon will lobby the government to allow it to start at a later hour in future, the event's chairman said.

With entrants in the 10km race that accompanies the 42km run setting off as early as 5.15am, the early start was a distinguishing feature of the event, organising committee chairman William Ko Wai-lam said.

3 Feb 2009 - 12:00am


The Hong Kong International Golden Mile, run for the past 16 years on the streets of Central, has been cut from the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association calendar due to the restrictive nature of the venue.

24 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

SDB failed to take into account most popular event, claims Ko

Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association (HKAAA) chairman William Ko has revealed that middle distance racing was not even included in the controversial scoring system that decides Focus Sport status, even though it is the most popular form of athletics in Hong Kong.

4 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Chan's version of drug use 'needs further clarification'

THE Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association (HKAAA) has yet to accept Chan Sau-yin's explanation for testing positive for ephedrine.

Chan tested positive for the banned substance at a June meeting in Zagreb.

A HKAAA committee heard her side of the story on Thursday after the hurdler gave officials a rundown of the events which led to her positive test.

7 Sep 1997 - 12:00am