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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Hong Kong head coach Jorn Andersen wants more naturalised players as team draw blank in Myanmar stalemate

Lack of firepower costs hosts against Myanmar, as Jorn Andersen hints at passports for Hong Kong Premier League expatriates, and moves for Europe-based stars.

Lack of firepower costs hosts against Myanmar, as Jorn Andersen hints at passports for Hong Kong Premier League expatriates, and moves for Europe-based stars.

25 Sep 2022 - 6:14PM
China anthem prompts some boos in Hong Kong’s first home match with crowd since 2019

Some fans jeer and boo, though on a much smaller scale than previously, while police film footage of crowd, who risked falling foul of National Anthem Ordinance.

Some fans jeer and boo, though on a much smaller scale than previously, while police film footage of crowd, who risked falling foul of National Anthem Ordinance.

25 Sep 2022 - 7:03PM
Football officials confident fans will not boo China national anthem when Hong Kong play Myanmar

Hong Kong to play first match in front of home crowd since 2019, and first since National Anthem Ordinance was introduced, when they face Myanmar on Saturday.

Hong Kong to play first match in front of home crowd since 2019, and first since National Anthem Ordinance was introduced, when they face Myanmar on Saturday.

24 Sep 2022 - 10:00AM
Tycoon coach says hard work starts now after first Hong Kong A1 Division regular season basketball title

Hong Kong A1 Division playoffs involving six teams will kick off next week, with the finals to begin in mid October.

Hong Kong A1 Division playoffs involving six teams will kick off next week, with the finals to begin in mid October.

23 Sep 2022 - 6:35PM
‘Time running very short’ for Hong Kong Squash Open, with government yet to give the green light

Government yet to give the green light, with November’s top-tier tournament at risk of being cancelled if quarantine requirements are not confirmed by next week.

Government yet to give the green light, with November’s top-tier tournament at risk of being cancelled if quarantine requirements are not confirmed by next week.

20 Sep 2022 - 9:29PM
Youngster Mehta crowned Hong Kong champion but budding career severely hit by pandemic

Covid-19 restrictions have stopped new women’s champion Saloni Mehta from playing tournaments for two years before returning to the courts this year

Covid-19 restrictions have stopped new women’s champion Saloni Mehta from playing tournaments for two years before returning to the courts this year

20 Sep 2022 - 11:59AM
Hong Kong boss Andersen feels no pressure ahead of maiden home appearance against Myanmar

International friendly against Myanmar on Saturday will be first time Norwegian has led team in front of home fans.

International friendly against Myanmar on Saturday will be first time Norwegian has led team in front of home fans.

20 Sep 2022 - 7:30AM
Hong Kong boss Andersen names 25-man squad for games against Myanmar, but CSL players all miss out

Seven Kitchee players selected along with two out of contract players Sean Tse and Philip Chan, but likes of Matthew Orr and Tan Chun-lok not in 25-man group.

Seven Kitchee players selected along with two out of contract players Sean Tse and Philip Chan, but likes of Matthew Orr and Tan Chun-lok not in 25-man group.

19 Sep 2022 - 9:47AM
Hong Kong Premier League: Kitchee’s record goal blitz gives newcomers Sham Shui Po a harsh reality check

Defending champions open their season with 10-0 hammering of Poon Man-tik’s side at Sham Shui Po Sports Ground.

Defending champions open their season with 10-0 hammering of Poon Man-tik’s side at Sham Shui Po Sports Ground.

18 Sep 2022 - 10:17PM
Covid-19 tests, late pullouts as Hong Kong Badminton Championships turn farcical

Only 1 out of 10 semi-finals – already delayed from 2021 – go ahead as players test positive, are named as close contacts or withdraw injured the night before.

Only 1 out of 10 semi-finals – already delayed from 2021 – go ahead as players test positive, are named as close contacts or withdraw injured the night before.

18 Sep 2022 - 9:00AM
Hong Kong Marathon organisers considering new date after calling off November 20 race

Source says February could be targeted for rearranged marathon, in addition to 2023 race – which is slated for next October.

Source says February could be targeted for rearranged marathon, in addition to 2023 race – which is slated for next October.

20 Sep 2022 - 9:54AM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong showpiece marathon called off and Trailwalker event denied permission as Covid-19 continues to hit major events

Organisers of Standard Chartered Hong Hong Marathon call off event, saying they have had to wait too long for permission from government.

Organisers of Standard Chartered Hong Hong Marathon call off event, saying they have had to wait too long for permission from government.

17 Sep 2022 - 1:54PM
Hong Kong swimming bosses given go ahead for next month’s Harbour Race, aiming to have around 1,500 participants

Government has approved plan for swimmers to leave in groups of 500 including working staff, with organisers hoping to have around 1,500 people take part.

Government has approved plan for swimmers to leave in groups of 500 including working staff, with organisers hoping to have around 1,500 people take part.

16 Sep 2022 - 5:47PM
UCI Road World Championships 2022: Leung Wing-yee hopes it will be third time lucky in road race

Asian Games bronze medallist failed to finish Worlds road race on two appearances in 2017 and 2018.

Asian Games bronze medallist failed to finish Worlds road race on two appearances in 2017 and 2018.

16 Sep 2022 - 8:47AM
Cross Harbour Race 2022 organisers expecting the government to green light event this week

‘We see little reason not to have it this year after meeting all of the government’s anti-epidemic measures,’ says Hong Kong swimming chief.

‘We see little reason not to have it this year after meeting all of the government’s anti-epidemic measures,’ says Hong Kong swimming chief.

14 Sep 2022 - 9:24PM
Hong Kong government yet to approve next week’s international football matches v Myanmar

But hosting first international football since 2019 is on track, FA insists, with closed-doors game proposed next Wednesday then match with fans present at Hong Kong Stadium 3 days later.

But hosting first international football since 2019 is on track, FA insists, with closed-doors game proposed next Wednesday then match with fans present at Hong Kong Stadium 3 days later.

14 Sep 2022 - 5:49PM
Chengdu in lockdown, but Hong Kong table tennis stars will still visit for team worlds

Hong Kong will send squad of 10 to the tournament, which has not been held since 2018 because of pandemic.

Hong Kong will send squad of 10 to the tournament, which has not been held since 2018 because of pandemic.

9 Sep 2022 - 5:09PM
Junior fencing world champion Cheng Tit-nam talks Olympic ambition, but says Paris 2024 may be too soon

The 17-year-old prodigy faces a tough task of securing his place in the Hong Kong team, but says Asian Games and the Olympics are both within his reach.

The 17-year-old prodigy faces a tough task of securing his place in the Hong Kong team, but says Asian Games and the Olympics are both within his reach.

8 Sep 2022 - 7:30PM
International Fencing Association pulls Hong Kong leg of World Cup, citing strict quarantine rules

Strict quarantine restrictions policy has cost the city another major international event as the proposed 2022 junior epee World Cup Hong Kong leg has been called off.

Strict quarantine restrictions policy has cost the city another major international event as the proposed 2022 junior epee World Cup Hong Kong leg has been called off.

8 Sep 2022 - 7:30AM
AFC Cup: Hong Kong international Wu apologises after blowing chance to send Eastern into inter-zone final

Eastern Long Lions lost 1-0 to PFC Sogdiana of Uzbekistan, who move on to the inter-zone final

Eastern Long Lions lost 1-0 to PFC Sogdiana of Uzbekistan, who move on to the inter-zone final

7 Sep 2022 - 1:58PM
Football officials remain upbeat Hong Kong can stage first international home game in almost 3 years

Myanmar have been invited to play friendly later this month, but Football Association chairman says some details are still yet to be ironed out as the clock ticks down.

Myanmar have been invited to play friendly later this month, but Football Association chairman says some details are still yet to be ironed out as the clock ticks down.

7 Sep 2022 - 7:38AM
Hong Kong Swimming boss says time is running out to finalise next month’s Harbour Race, as government approval drags

Organisers of the Harbour Race still want to press ahead with the annual showpiece, but say they have now abandoned plans to increase the number of entries on last year.

Organisers of the Harbour Race still want to press ahead with the annual showpiece, but say they have now abandoned plans to increase the number of entries on last year.

6 Sep 2022 - 5:37PM
Hong Kong Masters 2022 snooker tickets surface on black market as officials warn fans of ‘risks’

Snooker bosses have ‘become aware’ of tickets being offered online at prices higher than face value before they go on general sale.

Snooker bosses have ‘become aware’ of tickets being offered online at prices higher than face value before they go on general sale.

6 Sep 2022 - 4:11PM
Hong Kong Premier League: Ngue penalty enough as Football Club condemn newcomers Sham Shui Po to defeat

Sham Shui Po coach Poon Man-tik says players may need time to get up to speed of Hong Kong Premier League.

Sham Shui Po coach Poon Man-tik says players may need time to get up to speed of Hong Kong Premier League.

4 Sep 2022 - 8:36PM
Siobhan Haughey makes short work of it at Victoria Park as she shatters second Hong Kong record

City’s 200m individual medley record improved by Siobhan Haughey by more than 2 seconds, a day after she set a new 100m mark.

City’s 200m individual medley record improved by Siobhan Haughey by more than 2 seconds, a day after she set a new 100m mark.

4 Sep 2022 - 5:40PM
Hong Kong Premier League: Southern go 2 from 2 after beating fancied Lee Man

Southern oach Calvin Pui praises his team after they turn things around to score three goals in second half in 3-1 win Resources Capital beat Wofoo Tai Po 2-1.

Southern oach Calvin Pui praises his team after they turn things around to score three goals in second half in 3-1 win Resources Capital beat Wofoo Tai Po 2-1.

3 Sep 2022 - 10:04PM
Japan Open: Tang and Tse bow out of quarter-finals, ending Hong Kong’s hopes in Osaka

Hong Kong mixed doubles pair Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet bow out of the US$750,000 Japan Open.

Hong Kong mixed doubles pair Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet bow out of the US$750,000 Japan Open.

2 Sep 2022 - 7:30PM
Hong Kong Marathon organisers have ‘no plan’ to abandon 2022 race, but government approval still needed

Standard Chartered Marathon organisers say they have ‘no plan’ to abandon the 2022 race, but the original target of increasing entries to 37,000 now seems unlikely under current restrictions.

Standard Chartered Marathon organisers say they have ‘no plan’ to abandon the 2022 race, but the original target of increasing entries to 37,000 now seems unlikely under current restrictions.

2 Sep 2022 - 5:55PM
Siobhan Haughey, Edgar Cheung Ka-long named ‘Best of the Best’ at Cathay Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards

Olympic heroes Siobhan Haughey and Cheung Ka-long take top honours at Wednesday’s glitzy ceremony in Wan Chai.

Olympic heroes Siobhan Haughey and Cheung Ka-long take top honours at Wednesday’s glitzy ceremony in Wan Chai.

31 Aug 2022 - 11:03PM
Hong Kong badminton stars suffer on difficult day at Japan Open, as Angus Ng’s injury resurfaces

Angus Ng Ka-long’s injury resurfaces as he retires in first game of opening-round clash, but mixed doubles pair Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet progress.

Angus Ng Ka-long’s injury resurfaces as he retires in first game of opening-round clash, but mixed doubles pair Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet progress.

30 Aug 2022 - 8:51PM