Golden wushu debut

Perseverance has finally paid off for 17-year-old wushu star Wyatt Lee Kin-fai. It paid off handsomely, too, with the martial artist becoming a double Asian junior champion.

Friday, 16 September, 2011, 12:00am

Canadian boys are wushu wonders

Two contestants stood out at the sports centre: Jonathan and Mark Warren from Canada.

Jonathan, 15, and Mark, 13, are Chinese-Canadians from Steveston-London Secondary School in Richmond, British Columbia. The boys are familiar with their local rivals in Hong Kong, as this is their second consecutive year of competition here.

24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Kung fu star on the make

Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Donnie Yen. You may wonder who could be next in line as kung fu superstar. We have a possible choice for you: wushu athlete Steven Chan Chung-tin from Lam Tai Fai College.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Two medals for city on first day

Hong Kong collected two bronze medals at Western Park Sports Centre yesterday. Zheng Tianhui scored 9.72 points to finish third in the women's changquan, while in the men's changquan, Leung Ka-wai won another bronze for the hosts with 9.71 points.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name: Fung Wing-see School: Po Chiu Catholic Secondary School Grade: Form Five Sport: Wushu


Wing-see, 16, made a name for herself at her international debut at the Asian Junior Wushu Championships in Singapore in 2005. She won gold medals in changquan and qiangshu respectively.

3 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Asia's wushu stars sharpen their act

Macau Notes Meanwhile, in the other SAR ...

It's fast, furious and supporters hope it will soon become an Olympic sport. The seventh Asian Wushu Championships were held in Macau last week with more than 400 competitors from 20 countries taking part in the four-day event.

20 May 2008 - 12:00am

Training HK's next generation

Athletes can pursue a career in coaching with the help of a new course

Seventeen athletes attended a two-week course to learn coaching techniques recently to improve their knowledge and skills.

The participants completed the Sports-General Theory Course of the Coach Accreditation Programme Level 2.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Defensive position

Kang Meng parries a double attack from Sun Pingping (middle) and Wang Jie in a martial arts demonstration at the University of Hong Kong's school of Chinese medicine this week. The students were part of a 20-member martial arts team from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Wong steals the limelight yet again

Star cyclist makes dash from airport to attend glittering awards ceremony for top athletes

Wong Kam-po was back in the spotlight last night as he collected the Bank of China Best of the Best Sports Star Award for 2007.

20 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Athlete of the week

Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best

Name Kwan Ning-wai

School Lam Tai Fai College

Grade Form Seven

Sport Wushu

Achievements Ning-wai, 17, (right) is a member of the HKSAR squad. She clinched the nanquan, dao and gun titles at this year's Hong Kong Open Age Group Wushu Competition.

5 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Winning ways in the art of wushu

Wushu exponents Fung Wing-see and Chan Pak-hei were named Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) Outstanding Junior Athletes for the second quarter of 2007.

The two juniors each received HK$2,500 in cash, vouchers worth HK$2,500 to buy sports gear, and a certificate.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

In heroes' footsteps

Name: Zhang Shikui Age: 54 Occupation: Martial arts master

Young Post: How did you become a martial arts master?

Zhang: When I was a child, I attended martial arts lessons conducted by a master in Tianjin every day.

I entered Tianjin Normal University, a training college for teachers, in 1980.

29 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Tiny dragons, smiling master

Wu Bin, kung fu master of Hollywood star Jet Li, instructs children in martial arts at a workshop at Landmark North, Sheung Shui, yesterday. Mr Wu, 71, said a wushu, or kung fu, tournament would be held in Beijing next August, at the same time as the Olympic Games. The International Wushu Federation event will attract participants from over 100 countries.

24 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Wushu suffers a blow

Advocates slam arrest of a man for selling kung fu weapons which they say are a vital part of a traditional Chinese sport

The jailing of a 73-year-old man for selling wushu weapons will severely curb promotion of a Chinese tradition, martial arts teachers and filmmakers said.

15 May 2007 - 12:00am

Ban on weapons 'strangles tradition'

Devotees say arms are vital to martial arts

The jailing of a 73-year-old man for selling wushu weapons will severely curb promotion of a Chinese tradition, martial arts teachers and filmmakers said yesterday.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am