Chan Kin-wa
Chan Kin-wa
Hong Kong
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.

From first appearance in Manila to first gold in Seoul, the Post looks back at some memorable moments in Hong Kong’s Asian Games history.

Home favourites have easy 21-12, 21-12 win over Malaysian rivals in semi-finals. Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie continues run to men’s singles crown.

Home mixed doubles pair come from behind to beat second seeds and reach the semi-finals, while Taiwan’s Lee Chia-hao, who had caused a huge upset by beating Viktor Axelsen, bows out.


Head coach Szeto Man-chun says he feels shame after 10-0 hammering by hosts Uzbekistan, the low point of a tournament in which Hong Kong failed to score a single goal.

Newly promoted 247FC sign two South Americans to help make them competitive, with plans to bring in more, and say it could raise the overall standard in the city.

17-year-old finishes first in boys’ 200m breaststroke at World Aquatics Junior Swimming Championships in Israel, becoming second athlete from city to win event at competition.

Coach says ‘players are not used to going 90 minutes under high tempo’ after Everton Camargo’s debut goal is cancelled out by late Cambodia reply.

The 25-year-old struggled at the Asian Championships and World University Games in July because of a sprained ankle, but will compete at a local meet this weekend.

Football’s video assistant referee system, freshly introduced in the city, prompts match officials to disallow first-half goal that would have given Sham Shui Po the lead against North District.

Newly naturalised striker Everton Camargo named in head coach Jorn Andersen’s squad for friendlies against Cambodia and Brunei days after obtaining Hong Kong passport.

Saturday’s Hong Kong Premier League matches postponed with No 8 signal still in effect, meaning Kitchee won’t play until four days before their first game in Group F against Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

Organisers set a quota of 74,000 runners, with only 37,000 and 18,500 taking part in the last two respective editions of the city’s largest sporting event.

Sri Lanka-born Karunaratne – Hong Kong’s last representative at the ITF event – makes useful progress ahead of her first Games next month, after an injury-hit start to the year.

Both win singles openers in Hong Kong-hosted ITF W40 event, but Eudice Chong says ‘lapse of concentration’ in their doubles loss is a timely lesson before Hangzhou.

Hong Kong boss Jorn Andersen knows his team needs to start hitting the back of the net, and hopes friendlies against Cambodia and Brunei will produce confidence-boosting wins.