Jonathan White

Hong Kong

Jonathan White

Senior Production Editor, Sport

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.

Show more

Latest from Jonathan White

Arsenal target Rafa Benitez rules out Premier League return in interview with Jamie Carragher

Dalian Yifang manager tells his former Liverpool player there is ‘no chance’ he returns to England.

2 hours ago

Dalian Yifang manager tells his former Liverpool player there is ‘no chance’ he returns to England.

Arsenal target Rafa Benitez rules out Premier League return in interview with Jamie Carragher
EAFF E-1 Football Championship preview: Hong Kong take on China, Japan and South Korea in Busan – squads, fixtures and everything you need to know

No Son Heung-min or Wu Lei as coaches focus on domestic and regional talent.

4 hours ago

No Son Heung-min or Wu Lei as coaches focus on domestic and regional talent.

EAFF E-1 Football Championship preview: Hong Kong take on China, Japan and South Korea in Busan – squads, fixtures and everything you need to know
SEA Games: Joseph Schooling and Quah siblings lead Singapore to 23 golds in the swimming pool in the Philippines

Sisters make it a one-two in the women’s 200m butterfly final as their brother wins 200m fly event.

9 Dec 2019 - 7:42PM

Sisters make it a one-two in the women’s 200m butterfly final as their brother wins 200m fly event.

SEA Games: Joseph Schooling and Quah siblings lead Singapore to 23 golds in the swimming pool in the Philippines
Ding Junhui wins UK Championship over Steven Maguire, says he is ‘back to his best’ after winning trophy for third time

Ronnie O’Sullivan pays tribute to Chinese star after his own emotional celebration speech.

9 Dec 2019 - 9:57PM

Ronnie O’Sullivan pays tribute to Chinese star after his own emotional celebration speech.

Ding Junhui wins UK Championship over Steven Maguire, says he is ‘back to his best’ after winning trophy for third time
Jeremy Lin seals dramatic Beijing Ducks win over Shenzhen Aviators as team pay tribute to former player Ji Zhe

Team and fans mourn the loss of three-time CBA champion Ji, who died of lung cancer last week.

9 Dec 2019 - 10:17AM

Team and fans mourn the loss of three-time CBA champion Ji, who died of lung cancer last week.

Jeremy Lin seals dramatic Beijing Ducks win over Shenzhen Aviators as team pay tribute to former player Ji Zhe
SEA Games: Joseph Schooling loses to teammate Darren Chua in 100m freestyle

Joseph Schooling stays on three golds at the SEA Games with teammate Chua winning 100m freestyle.

8 Dec 2019 - 8:10PM

Joseph Schooling stays on three golds at the SEA Games with teammate Chua winning 100m freestyle.

SEA Games: Joseph Schooling loses to teammate Darren Chua in 100m freestyle
Opinion | Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Saudi Arabia fight latest – but not the last – sports-washing success

Criticism of kingdom’s human rights record has not prevented sport stars from accepting millions on offer.

7 Dec 2019 - 8:04PM

Criticism of kingdom’s human rights record has not prevented sport stars from accepting millions on offer.

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Saudi Arabia fight latest – but not the last – sports-washing success
SEA Games: Joseph Schooling wins gold in 100m butterfly in another Singapore one-two then another in relay

The swimmer pips Singapore teammate Quah Zheng Wen in a photo finish in the 100m butterfly final.

6 Dec 2019 - 7:33PM

The swimmer pips Singapore teammate Quah Zheng Wen in a photo finish in the 100m butterfly final.

SEA Games: Joseph Schooling wins gold in 100m butterfly in another Singapore one-two then another in relay
Chinese Super League 2019 season review: Paulinho and Talisca take Guangzhou Evergrande back to top as predicted but what did we get wrong?

Beijing Guoan took title race to final day, finishing with enough points to win the title in the last five seasons.

6 Dec 2019 - 8:00AM

Beijing Guoan took title race to final day, finishing with enough points to win the title in the last five seasons.

Chinese Super League 2019 season review: Paulinho and Talisca take Guangzhou Evergrande back to top as predicted but what did we get wrong?
SEA Games 2019: Online outrage as Malaysian athlete knocked unconscious by Philippine rival in pencak silat event

‘SEAGames2019Fail’ hashtag trending on Twitter after Dines Dunaan awarded controversial win over Faizul Nasir.

4 Dec 2019 - 1:00PM

‘SEAGames2019Fail’ hashtag trending on Twitter after Dines Dunaan awarded controversial win over Faizul Nasir.

SEA Games 2019: Online outrage as Malaysian athlete knocked unconscious by Philippine rival in pencak silat event
Jeremy Lin scores CBA career-high 36 points in Beijing Ducks blowout, a game after giving his shoes to Sun Yang

Lin hits 36 points in as many minutes as Ducks rout Guangzhou on the road, two off NBA career best.

4 Dec 2019 - 9:37PM

Lin hits 36 points in as many minutes as Ducks rout Guangzhou on the road, two off NBA career best.

Jeremy Lin scores CBA career-high 36 points in Beijing Ducks blowout, a game after giving his shoes to Sun Yang
Opinion | Ballon d’Or: Lionel Messi deserved to win over Liverpool’s Van Dijk despite raising the bar to where extraordinary looks ordinary

Time for a defender to win, some say, as they point to Virgil Van Dijk’s stellar season but history says otherwise.

3 Dec 2019 - 6:10PM

Time for a defender to win, some say, as they point to Virgil Van Dijk’s stellar season but history says otherwise.

Ballon d’Or: Lionel Messi deserved to win over Liverpool’s Van Dijk despite raising the bar to where extraordinary looks ordinary
Opinion | Guangzhou Evergrande back to business as usual as they etch their name on the Chinese Super League trophy for an eighth time

Fabio Cannavaro’s team complete their eighth title win in nine seasons, but the Italian could still find himself out of work before the start of the new season.

3 Dec 2019 - 10:46AM

Fabio Cannavaro’s team complete their eighth title win in nine seasons, but the Italian could still find himself out of work before the start of the new season.

Guangzhou Evergrande back to business as usual as they etch their name on the Chinese Super League trophy for an eighth time
SEA Games 2019: who you should be looking out for in Philippines at the upcoming biennial event

A selection of the brightest talents in Southeast Asia to look out for the upcoming regional biennial.

26 Nov 2019 - 8:00AM

A selection of the brightest talents in Southeast Asia to look out for the upcoming regional biennial.

SEA Games 2019: who you should be looking out for in Philippines at the upcoming biennial event
Opinion | Chinese Super League: did Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG’s ‘battle of the arrivistes’ determine title shake-up?

First and second-placed teams went head-to-head on Saturday with direction of the CSL title at stake as just four points separate the top three teams with two games to go.

25 Nov 2019 - 1:48PM

First and second-placed teams went head-to-head on Saturday with direction of the CSL title at stake as just four points separate the top three teams with two games to go.

Chinese Super League: did Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG’s ‘battle of the arrivistes’ determine title shake-up?
Jeremy Lin guides Beijing Ducks to joint-top of the CBA standings after win over Stephon Marbury’s Royal Fighters

Jeremy Lin, the former Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks star, continues his fine run of form with the Ducks as they go 6-1 for the season.

21 Nov 2019 - 12:10PM

Jeremy Lin, the former Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks star, continues his fine run of form with the Ducks as they go 6-1 for the season.

Jeremy Lin guides Beijing Ducks to joint-top of the CBA standings after win over Stephon Marbury’s Royal Fighters
Hong Kong Golf Open postponed amid ongoing anti-government protests

Event scheduled for November 29-December 1 at Fanling set to take place at a later date after safety concerns

20 Nov 2019 - 10:50PM

Event scheduled for November 29-December 1 at Fanling set to take place at a later date after safety concerns

Hong Kong Golf Open postponed amid ongoing anti-government protests
World Cup 2022: Hong Kong coach Mixu Paatelainen pleased with first three points

Former Finland striker also sees his home nation qualify for first major tournament in Euro 2020.

20 Nov 2019 - 10:51PM

Former Finland striker also sees his home nation qualify for first major tournament in Euro 2020.

World Cup 2022: Hong Kong coach Mixu Paatelainen pleased with first three points
Sun Yang CAS hearing: Swimmer thanks ‘construction worker’ as China introduces new doping laws to punish others as well as athletes

‘The truth will never be covered by lies,’ says swimmer after thanking ‘construction worker’ for coming forward

20 Nov 2019 - 12:43PM

‘The truth will never be covered by lies,’ says swimmer after thanking ‘construction worker’ for coming forward

Sun Yang CAS hearing: Swimmer thanks ‘construction worker’ as China introduces new doping laws to punish others as well as athletes
World Cup 2022: First win for Hong Kong as Mixu Paatelainen’s side beat Keisuke Honda’s Cambodia at Hong Kong Stadium

Victory over visiting team could prove vital for AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualifying hopes.

19 Nov 2019 - 11:47PM

Victory over visiting team could prove vital for AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualifying hopes.

World Cup 2022: First win for Hong Kong as Mixu Paatelainen’s side beat Keisuke Honda’s Cambodia at Hong Kong Stadium
Opinion | Sun Yang’s CAS doping hearing blighted by translation farce, and inflamed by ‘construction worker’ claims from Chinese state media

Swim star’s career on the line after court appeal but neither Wada nor Olympian can be happy after bizarre trial

19 Nov 2019 - 10:00PM

Swim star’s career on the line after court appeal but neither Wada nor Olympian can be happy after bizarre trial

Sun Yang’s CAS doping hearing blighted by translation farce, and inflamed by ‘construction worker’ claims from Chinese state media
Sun Yang doping hearing: tester was ‘construction worker’, says Chinese state media report

He claims to have sent a letter to Wada and CAS with his testimony and offering to testify at public hearing.

19 Nov 2019 - 11:02PM

He claims to have sent a letter to Wada and CAS with his testimony and offering to testify at public hearing.

Sun Yang doping hearing: tester was ‘construction worker’, says Chinese state media report
World Cup 2022: Hong Kong vs Cambodia – Mixu Paatelainen hoping for goals from improving Hong Kong side

Defender Andy Russell hopes supporters can make it down to create another ‘excellent atmosphere’

18 Nov 2019 - 10:59PM

Defender Andy Russell hopes supporters can make it down to create another ‘excellent atmosphere’

World Cup 2022: Hong Kong vs Cambodia – Mixu Paatelainen hoping for goals from improving Hong Kong side
Opinion | World Cup 2022: Chinese FA need to replace Marcello Lippi – ‘Big Phil’ Scolari offers more of the same

Italian World Cup winner walked away for a second time but will bosses make a bold decision or stick to what they know?

18 Nov 2019 - 3:01PM

Italian World Cup winner walked away for a second time but will bosses make a bold decision or stick to what they know?

World Cup 2022: Chinese FA need to replace Marcello Lippi – ‘Big Phil’ Scolari offers more of the same
Macau Grand Prix: Yvan Muller, Andy Priaulx and Raffaelle Marciello top podiums at Guia circuit

French veteran’s teammates help his WTRC title hopes, while Italian secures GT championship for Mercedes

17 Nov 2019 - 5:12PM

French veteran’s teammates help his WTRC title hopes, while Italian secures GT championship for Mercedes

Macau Grand Prix: Yvan Muller, Andy Priaulx and Raffaelle Marciello top podiums at Guia circuit
Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix: Richard Verschoor sees off Juri Vips after safety car restart

Dutch teenager seizes his ‘only chance’ to get past Estonian who had raced a ‘perfect weekend’.

17 Nov 2019 - 11:16PM

Dutch teenager seizes his ‘only chance’ to get past Estonian who had raced a ‘perfect weekend’.

Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix: Richard Verschoor sees off Juri Vips after safety car restart
Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix cancelled: Michael Rutter given win ahead of Peter Hickman after race stops twice for crashes

Race declared ‘null and void’ by organisers after two red flags but ‘The Blade’ is later named winner.

17 Nov 2019 - 10:39AM

Race declared ‘null and void’ by organisers after two red flags but ‘The Blade’ is later named winner.

Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix cancelled: Michael Rutter given win ahead of Peter Hickman after  race stops twice for crashes
Macau Grand Prix: Juri Vips takes pole for Formula 3, Yvan Muller wins first Guia race and Raffaelle Marciello leads way for FIA GT World Cup

French veteran and Italian Mercedes driver follow Estonian in winning their races from start to finish

16 Nov 2019 - 7:45PM

French veteran and Italian Mercedes driver follow Estonian in winning their races from start to finish

Macau Grand Prix: Juri Vips takes pole for Formula 3, Yvan Muller wins first Guia race and Raffaelle Marciello leads way for FIA GT World Cup
Beijing Ducks’ Jeremy Lin back to winning ways with Chinese Basketball Association victory over Jiangsu Dragons

Win on the road leaves the NBA champion’s side second on standings behind Xinjiang Flying Tigers.

16 Nov 2019 - 1:34PM

Win on the road leaves the NBA champion’s side second on standings behind Xinjiang Flying Tigers.

Beijing Ducks’ Jeremy Lin back to winning ways with Chinese Basketball Association victory over Jiangsu Dragons
The Takedown | UFC’s Jorge Masvidal fighting Canelo is not boxing clever – combat sport crossover call outs must stop

Fans are greedily eating up every morsel of clickbait as UFC fighters and boxers challenge each other, but these combat sport crossover call outs need to stop.

16 Nov 2019 - 8:32PM

Fans are greedily eating up every morsel of clickbait as UFC fighters and boxers challenge each other, but these combat sport crossover call outs need to stop.

UFC’s Jorge Masvidal fighting Canelo is not boxing clever – combat sport crossover call outs must stop