Chan Kin-wa

Hong Kong

Chan Kin-wa

Reporter, Sports

Kin-wa joined the Post after working for the Hong Kong Sports Development Board and the government for more than a decade. Previously, he was at the Standard for six years. Kin-wa has covered the Olympic Games twice, and three Asian Games as Post reporter.

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Chinese official set to win election and become president of World Sailing with a big bankroll

Hong Kong’s Tong Yui-shing also runs for vice-president position with results to be announced this week.

27 Oct 2020 - 10:23PM

Hong Kong’s Tong Yui-shing also runs for vice-president position with results to be announced this week.

Chinese official set to win election and become president of World Sailing with a big bankroll
Hong Kong Premier League to add play-off round for 2020-21 season to ensure clubs fulfil AFC match regulations

With R&F pulling out of Hong Kong football, the eight teams will play a double round-robin format with the top four advancing to a championship play-off

23 Oct 2020 - 10:27PM

With R&F pulling out of Hong Kong football, the eight teams will play a double round-robin format with the top four advancing to a championship play-off

Hong Kong Premier League to add play-off round for 2020-21 season to ensure clubs fulfil AFC match regulations
Hong Kong swimmer Stephanie Au may extend career beyond Tokyo Olympics and target 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou

The 28-year-old will be making a fourth Olympic appearance – a record for a Hong Kong swimmer – in Tokyo, with Siobhan Haughey also qualified

22 Oct 2020 - 10:19PM

The 28-year-old will be making a fourth Olympic appearance – a record for a Hong Kong swimmer – in Tokyo, with Siobhan Haughey also qualified

Hong Kong swimmer Stephanie Au may extend career beyond Tokyo Olympics and target 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou
Christy Yiu completes half her mission despite shattering Hong Kong record at World Half Marathon Championships

Tokyo Olympic hopeful finishes 49th out of 105 starters in Poland in her first race for almost a year due to the pandemic – ‘I had to run at least 10 seconds faster’.

22 Oct 2020 - 10:19PM

Tokyo Olympic hopeful finishes 49th out of 105 starters in Poland in her first race for almost a year due to the pandemic – ‘I had to run at least 10 seconds faster’.

Christy Yiu completes half her mission despite shattering Hong Kong record at World Half Marathon Championships
Hong Kong FA proposes more matches for Premier League after R&F pull-out leaves only eight teams

Under the current format, the league championship would be decided after only 14 matches for a club with Eastern saying it wouldn’t feel like a ‘league journey’.

21 Oct 2020 - 10:22PM

Under the current format, the league championship would be decided after only 14 matches for a club with Eastern saying it wouldn’t feel like a ‘league journey’.

Hong Kong FA proposes more matches for Premier League after R&F pull-out leaves only eight teams
Opinion | Squash queen Annie Au joins the police as Hong Kong sport loses one of its few world-class stars

Au, the only squash player from Hong Kong who has broken into the world’s top 10, retired early this year at 31

18 Oct 2020 - 11:05AM

Au, the only squash player from Hong Kong who has broken into the world’s top 10, retired early this year at 31

Squash queen Annie Au joins the police as Hong Kong sport loses one of its few world-class stars
NBA: Chinese basketball fans delighted after Hong Kong-tweeting Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey quits

Fans speculate general manager’s resignation must be connected to CCTV Sports’ decision to resume coverage of NBA Finals between LA Lakers and Miami Heat.

19 Oct 2020 - 11:38AM

Fans speculate general manager’s resignation must be connected to CCTV Sports’ decision to resume coverage of NBA Finals between LA Lakers and Miami Heat.

NBA: Chinese basketball fans delighted after Hong Kong-tweeting Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey quits
Hong Kong football will survive without R&F, says Eastern boss after Guangzhou-based side pull out of Premier League

Lee Chi-kin says whoever wants to be part of the Hong Kong football system should play by the rules rather than point the finger

15 Oct 2020 - 10:46PM

Lee Chi-kin says whoever wants to be part of the Hong Kong football system should play by the rules rather than point the finger

Hong Kong football will survive without R&F, says Eastern boss after Guangzhou-based side pull out of Premier League
HKFA chief to urge R&F to stay in Hong Kong Premier League: ‘We do not want to lose them’

Guangzhou-based R&F finish third in the league and runners-up of FA Cup this season after spending HK$100m since 2016.

14 Oct 2020 - 10:05PM

Guangzhou-based R&F finish third in the league and runners-up of FA Cup this season after spending HK$100m since 2016.

HKFA chief to urge R&F to stay in Hong Kong Premier League: ‘We do not want to lose them’
Hong Kong’s Juventus fan club banned for violating rules including showing political stance

Hong Kong’s Juventus fan club change their name from ‘official’ to ‘officious’ after repeated warnings by Serie A giants.

14 Oct 2020 - 10:05PM

Hong Kong’s Juventus fan club change their name from ‘official’ to ‘officious’ after repeated warnings by Serie A giants.

Hong Kong’s Juventus fan club banned for violating rules including showing political stance
Kitchee crowned Hong Kong Premier League champions after thrashing Happy Valley 4-0 on dramatic final day

Rivals Eastern needed to beat R&F in their final match to snatch the title but were frustrated in a goalless draw as they finished second in the league.

11 Oct 2020 - 10:29PM

Rivals Eastern needed to beat R&F in their final match to snatch the title but were frustrated in a goalless draw as they finished second in the league.

Kitchee crowned Hong Kong Premier League champions after thrashing Happy Valley 4-0 on dramatic final day
Hong Kong athletes denied chance to get back on track after two-day trial is called off because of Covid-19 concerns

More than 200 athletes including Christy Yiu, Vera Lui and Chan Ming-tai were scheduled to compete for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak

9 Oct 2020 - 6:08PM

More than 200 athletes including Christy Yiu, Vera Lui and Chan Ming-tai were scheduled to compete for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak

Hong Kong athletes denied chance to get back on track after two-day trial is called off because of Covid-19 concerns
Olympic hope Christy Yiu to compete in first international race in 2020 at half marathon world championships in Poland

The 2016 Rio Olympian needs to improve her ranking to qualify for Tokyo next summer, saying ‘this is an exceptional time and I have to take every opportunity that comes’.

8 Oct 2020 - 10:52PM

The 2016 Rio Olympian needs to improve her ranking to qualify for Tokyo next summer, saying ‘this is an exceptional time and I have to take every opportunity that comes’.

Olympic hope Christy Yiu to compete in first international race in 2020 at half marathon world championships in Poland
Hong Kong football chiefs make plea to government: ‘let the fans back into stadiums’

Clubs also seek financial help from government for ground charges and hygiene measures, including lifting ‘home quarantine’ requirement for players and officials.

7 Oct 2020 - 10:51PM

Clubs also seek financial help from government for ground charges and hygiene measures, including lifting ‘home quarantine’ requirement for players and officials.

Hong Kong football chiefs make plea to government: ‘let the fans back into stadiums’
Eastern close in on a treble-winning season after routing Happy Valley 4-0

Victory over R&F on Sunday would hand them the league title after Senior Shield and FA Cup triumphs to end pandemic-interrupted season on a high.

6 Oct 2020 - 10:17PM

Victory over R&F on Sunday would hand them the league title after Senior Shield and FA Cup triumphs to end pandemic-interrupted season on a high.

Eastern close in on a treble-winning season after routing Happy Valley 4-0
Tokyo 2020: Olympic road race berth may rest on test results and training performance if competitions fail to return

Hong Kong Cycling Association planning road race competition in December to help with Tokyo 2020 selection, but that is at the mercy of the pandemic.

6 Oct 2020 - 10:17PM

Hong Kong Cycling Association planning road race competition in December to help with Tokyo 2020 selection, but that is at the mercy of the pandemic.

Tokyo 2020: Olympic road race berth may rest on test results and training performance if competitions fail to return
Opinion | Don’t close sports facilities every time Covid-19 cases spike – help coaches survive by learning to live with the coronavirus

Coaches are to receive a one-off HK$5,000 relief grant as another round of financing is rolled out, but a better solution to the crisis must be found.

3 Oct 2020 - 8:47PM

Coaches are to receive a one-off HK$5,000 relief grant as another round of financing is rolled out, but a better solution to the crisis must be found.

Don’t close sports facilities every time Covid-19 cases spike – help coaches survive by learning to live with the coronavirus
Kitchee in driver’s seat for Hong Kong Premier League title after 3-2 victory over rivals R&F

Ten-man R&F hit back twice through second-half substitute Giovane but Wellingsson’s late goal for Kitchee makes the difference

1 Oct 2020 - 7:48PM

Ten-man R&F hit back twice through second-half substitute Giovane but Wellingsson’s late goal for Kitchee makes the difference

Kitchee in driver’s seat for Hong Kong Premier League title after 3-2 victory over rivals R&F
ISL: Swimmer Siobhan Haughey given green light to compete in Europe amid pandemic spike

Hong Kong Sports Institute happy with medical protocol provided by swimming league organisers to guarantee participants’ safety.

29 Sep 2020 - 10:28PM

Hong Kong Sports Institute happy with medical protocol provided by swimming league organisers to guarantee participants’ safety.

ISL: Swimmer Siobhan Haughey given green light to compete in Europe amid pandemic spike
Eastern Long Lions beat R&F to win Hong Kong FA Cup and claim a place in AFC Cup

Clayton Afonso and Everton Camargo strike to give Lee Chi-kin’s team victory.

28 Sep 2020 - 10:23PM

Clayton Afonso and Everton Camargo strike to give Lee Chi-kin’s team victory.

Eastern Long Lions beat R&F to win Hong Kong FA Cup and claim a place in AFC Cup
Tennis starlet Cody Wong’s hopes of reaching world junior top 10 dashed after forced withdrawal from French Open

The 18-year-old Cody Wong stopped from playing in junior French Open as Hong Kong Sports Institute puts overseas tournaments under tight scrutiny.

24 Sep 2020 - 5:29PM

The 18-year-old Cody Wong stopped from playing in junior French Open as Hong Kong Sports Institute puts overseas tournaments under tight scrutiny.

Tennis starlet Cody Wong’s hopes of reaching world junior top 10 dashed after forced withdrawal from French Open
Strict Covid-19 precautions as the Hong Kong Premier League restarts behind closed doors with Eastern beating Kitchee

Eastern stay in the hunt for a trophy treble with a 2-1 victory over Kitchee at the Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground with players and officials happy with safety measures

19 Sep 2020 - 10:44PM

Eastern stay in the hunt for a trophy treble with a 2-1 victory over Kitchee at the Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground with players and officials happy with safety measures

Strict Covid-19 precautions as the Hong Kong Premier League restarts behind closed doors with Eastern beating Kitchee
Four titles to be decided in three weeks as Hong Kong Premier League reboots unfinished season decimated by pandemic

Six teams out of original 10 will compete for honours and an AFC Champions League spot.

18 Sep 2020 - 10:49PM

Six teams out of original 10 will compete for honours and an AFC Champions League spot.

Four titles to be decided in three weeks as Hong Kong Premier League reboots unfinished season decimated by pandemic
Football venues still closed but Premier League given green light to restart

The Football Association obtains special permission to use public facilities provided that people involved adhere to strict hygiene requirements.

17 Sep 2020 - 7:45AM

The Football Association obtains special permission to use public facilities provided that people involved adhere to strict hygiene requirements.

Football venues still closed but Premier League given green light to restart
No surprise as Thomas and Uber Cup finals in Denmark postponed for the third time

Badminton World Federation decision comes after a series of withdrawals from participating teams, including Hong Kong, due to concerns over the pandemic.

15 Sep 2020 - 10:41PM

Badminton World Federation decision comes after a series of withdrawals from participating teams, including Hong Kong, due to concerns over the pandemic.

No surprise as Thomas and Uber Cup finals in Denmark postponed for the third time
Eastern and Kitchee to kick off season reopening at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground on Saturday

A total of 17 remaining fixtures, including three cup finals, will have to finish by next month as new season starts again in late October.

14 Sep 2020 - 10:20PM

A total of 17 remaining fixtures, including three cup finals, will have to finish by next month as new season starts again in late October.

Eastern and Kitchee to kick off season reopening at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground on Saturday
Hong Kong Premier League on track to resume after players cleared in two tests for Covid-19

The six remaining teams in the depleted competition face one more round of testing before the proposed kick-off on September 19.

11 Sep 2020 - 5:23PM

The six remaining teams in the depleted competition face one more round of testing before the proposed kick-off on September 19.

Hong Kong Premier League on track to resume after players cleared in two tests for Covid-19
Hong Kong turns down chance to play in Thomas and Uber Cup finals due to high Covid-19 risk in Europe

The premier event is expected to take place in Aarhus, Denmark in early October featuring the top 16 teams in each final.

10 Sep 2020 - 10:25PM

The premier event is expected to take place in Aarhus, Denmark in early October featuring the top 16 teams in each final.

Hong Kong turns down chance to play in Thomas and Uber Cup finals due to high Covid-19 risk in Europe
Hong Kong protests: convicted Asian Games representative launches campaign to raise HK$500,000 for ailing parents

Beach volleyball player Yeung Pok-man, who has been jailed for nine weeks for assaulting a police officer during Hong Kong’s protests, is the breadwinner for his family.

9 Sep 2020 - 6:59PM

Beach volleyball player Yeung Pok-man, who has been jailed for nine weeks for assaulting a police officer during Hong Kong’s protests, is the breadwinner for his family.

Hong Kong protests: convicted Asian Games representative launches campaign to raise  HK$500,000 for ailing parents
Hong Kong’s Wong Chun-ting and Doo Hoi-kem to compete in revamped World Cup as table tennis returns to action in November

Hong Kong coach Chan Kong-wah is eager to send players overseas for competition after an enforced break due to the pandemic.

9 Sep 2020 - 10:32PM

Hong Kong coach Chan Kong-wah is eager to send players overseas for competition after an enforced break due to the pandemic.

Hong Kong’s Wong Chun-ting and Doo Hoi-kem to compete in revamped World Cup as table tennis returns to action in November