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One Championship: ‘Survivor’ star Bi ‘Killer Bee’ Nguyen in smashing Manila debut as home hero Joshua Pacio reclaims title

The former reality TV personality punishes Indonesia’s Dwi Ani Retno Wulan to win their atomweight clash 3:55 in the first round

13 Apr 2019 - 12:27AM

The former reality TV personality punishes Indonesia’s Dwi Ani Retno Wulan to win their atomweight clash 3:55 in the first round

One Championship: ‘Survivor’ star Bi ‘Killer Bee’ Nguyen in smashing Manila debut as home hero Joshua Pacio reclaims title
Xiong Jingnan’s decision to switch to MMA justified as she takes One Championship crown and becomes its latest poster girl

Beijing-native was struggling in boxing world before the move to MMA and she claimed One Championship title after thrilling win over Angela Lee in Tokyo

12 Apr 2019 - 11:43AM

Beijing-native was struggling in boxing world before the move to MMA and she claimed One Championship title after thrilling win over Angela Lee in Tokyo

Xiong Jingnan’s decision to switch to MMA justified as she takes One Championship crown and becomes its latest poster girl
Survivor star Bi Nguyen primed and ready for One Championship debut in Manila

Bi Nguyen has a 4-3 fight record as she makes her One debut at Manila’s Mall of Asia Arena

12 Apr 2019 - 8:02AM

Bi Nguyen has a 4-3 fight record as she makes her One debut at Manila’s Mall of Asia Arena

Survivor star Bi Nguyen primed and ready for One Championship debut in Manila
One Championship: Manila’s turn to join the party as Martin Nguyen puts title on the line

The ‘Situ-Asian’ was among the crowd in Japan but returns to the ring to fight for his belt on Friday

10 Apr 2019 - 9:13PM

The ‘Situ-Asian’ was among the crowd in Japan but returns to the ring to fight for his belt on Friday

One Championship: Manila’s turn to join the party as Martin Nguyen puts title on the line
Hong Kong Sevens: five-star Fiji down France to claim record-breaking win

Team with eight newcomers rises to the occasion in 21-7 Cup final win in Hong Kong Stadium.

7 Apr 2019 - 11:25PM

Team with eight newcomers rises to the occasion in 21-7 Cup final win in Hong Kong Stadium.

Hong Kong Sevens: five-star Fiji down France to claim record-breaking win
Hong Kong Sevens: Fiji unearth another star on unbeaten run to Cup quarter-finals

Livai Ikanikoda shines on his first appearance at the home of sevens after a long absence from the World Series.

6 Apr 2019 - 11:10PM

Livai Ikanikoda shines on his first appearance at the home of sevens after a long absence from the World Series.

Hong Kong Sevens: Fiji unearth another star on unbeaten run to Cup quarter-finals
Working with a purpose: change makers take conscious living movement into the workplace

Conscious consumers think about what they do in life, and why. Extend that to work, and California health-drinks start-up founder says people want to work for businesses that share their values.

9 Apr 2019 - 11:03AM

Conscious consumers think about what they do in life, and why. Extend that to work, and California health-drinks start-up founder says people want to work for businesses that share their values.

Working with a purpose: change makers take conscious living movement into the workplace
Hong Kong Sevens: New Zealand and Australia pay emotional tribute to shooting victims

Hearts are touched and fingers pointed to the sky after tries and conversions in clash of two arch-rivals

5 Apr 2019 - 11:39PM

Hearts are touched and fingers pointed to the sky after tries and conversions in clash of two arch-rivals

Hong Kong Sevens: New Zealand and Australia pay emotional tribute to shooting victims
From the slums of Sao Paulo to the glamour of the World Sevens Series, Brazilian Bianca Dos Santos Silva is running her way to the top

Bianca Dos Santos Silva untouchable as Brazil win qualifier and secure return to women’s series next season.

6 Apr 2019 - 1:11PM

Bianca Dos Santos Silva untouchable as Brazil win qualifier and secure return to women’s series next season.

From the slums of Sao Paulo to the glamour of the World Sevens Series, Brazilian Bianca Dos Santos Silva is running her way to the top
Gender equality in sport is ‘still about 10 years away’ says Rugby Australia CEO on eve of Hong Kong Sevens

‘We want to get women into the mix now, and in the future the conversation will only be about who is capable and who is not,’ says KPMG director

5 Apr 2019 - 10:22AM

‘We want to get women into the mix now, and in the future the conversation will only be about who is capable and who is not,’ says KPMG director

Gender equality in sport is ‘still about 10 years away’ says Rugby Australia CEO on eve of Hong Kong Sevens
Hong Kong Sevens: ‘group of death’ coaches all have high hopes of progressing from pool stage

Fiji, New Zealand and Australia have between them won 33 of the 43 editions of the event

5 Apr 2019 - 8:24AM

Fiji, New Zealand and Australia have between them won 33 of the 43 editions of the event

Hong Kong Sevens: ‘group of death’ coaches all have high hopes of progressing from pool stage
Hong Kong Sevens: Olympic qualification goal is causing all the upsets, says Fiji coach Gareth Baber

USA are surprise leaders of the World Series after six legs

3 Apr 2019 - 10:52PM

USA are surprise leaders of the World Series after six legs

Hong Kong Sevens: Olympic qualification goal is causing all the upsets, says Fiji coach Gareth Baber
Hong Kong Sevens: Japan coach looking to give the sport a shot in the arm ahead of Rugby World Cup

Japan will host the Rugby World Cup for the first time later this year

2 Apr 2019 - 3:00PM

Japan will host the Rugby World Cup for the first time later this year

Hong Kong Sevens: Japan coach looking to give the sport a shot in the arm ahead of Rugby World Cup
One Championship: Angela Lee’s road to redemption after Xiong Jingnan defeat should be quick

Queen of Asian MMA has the time and talent to bounce back from TKO defeat to Chinese ‘Panda’ Xiong Jingnan – and she need look no further for inspiration than Shinya Aoki

1 Apr 2019 - 8:43PM

Queen of Asian MMA has the time and talent to bounce back from TKO defeat to Chinese ‘Panda’ Xiong Jingnan – and she need look no further for inspiration than Shinya Aoki

One Championship: Angela Lee’s road to redemption after Xiong Jingnan defeat should be quick
Hong Kong Sevens: USA Eagles soaring as they target an historic first win at blue riband event
One Championship: Angela Lee suffers TKO defeat by Xiong Jingnan after brutal battle in Tokyo

Xiong Jingnan survives deep arm bar assault in the fourth round to stop Lee with strikes in the fifth and retain her strawweight title at Ryogoku Sumo Hall.

1 Apr 2019 - 12:25PM

Xiong Jingnan survives deep arm bar assault in the fourth round to stop Lee with strikes in the fifth and retain her strawweight title at Ryogoku Sumo Hall.

One Championship: Angela Lee suffers TKO defeat by Xiong Jingnan after brutal battle in Tokyo
One Championship: Chinese ‘Panda’ Xiong Jingnan promises to bring Angela Lee down

Xiong Jingnan is the champion heading into Tokyo showdown, but also the underdog – though she is ‘under control’ and ready to prove the doubters wrong once again.

31 Mar 2019 - 1:50PM

Xiong Jingnan is the champion heading into Tokyo showdown, but also the underdog – though she is ‘under control’ and ready to prove the doubters wrong once again.

One Championship: Chinese ‘Panda’ Xiong Jingnan promises to bring Angela Lee down
One Championship: ‘Unstoppable’ Angela Lee came back from the brink but says ‘it wasn’t easy’

The 22-year-old opens up on how her patience and resolve were put to the test during a ‘really tough’ 18 months.

30 Mar 2019 - 10:20PM

The 22-year-old opens up on how her patience and resolve were put to the test during a ‘really tough’ 18 months.

One Championship: ‘Unstoppable’ Angela Lee came back from the brink but says ‘it wasn’t easy’
One Championship: Angela Lee says Xiong Jingnan ‘can’t bully me’ as date with destiny looms

The queen of Asian mixed martial arts returns to the cage on Sunday at ‘One: A New Era’ but faces her toughest challenge yet in China’s Xiong Jingnan.

30 Mar 2019 - 2:10PM

The queen of Asian mixed martial arts returns to the cage on Sunday at ‘One: A New Era’ but faces her toughest challenge yet in China’s Xiong Jingnan.

One Championship: Angela Lee says Xiong Jingnan ‘can’t bully me’ as date with destiny looms
Hong Kong Masters: Denis Lynch ‘over the moon’ as he scales new heights to win grand prix
  • He wins aboard 12-year-old Chablis in the marquee event of the Longines Hong Kong Masters
17 Feb 2019 - 10:12PM
  • He wins aboard 12-year-old Chablis in the marquee event of the Longines Hong Kong Masters
Hong Kong Masters: Denis Lynch ‘over the moon’ as he scales new heights to win grand prix
Brave new world: Asia holds its first online sale of horse embryos in Hong Kong
  • 16 lots of still unborn progeny sold, attracting bids of up to HK$367,770 on the sidelines of the Longines Masters of Hong Kong
15 Feb 2019 - 11:21PM
  • 16 lots of still unborn progeny sold, attracting bids of up to HK$367,770 on the sidelines of the Longines Masters of Hong Kong
Brave new world: Asia holds its first online sale of horse embryos in Hong Kong
Chinese fighter Han Zihao faces date with Muay Thai destiny as he faces his idol Nong-O for One world title

Han moved to Thailand as a youngster to learn his craft

15 Feb 2019 - 3:23PM

Han moved to Thailand as a youngster to learn his craft

Chinese fighter Han Zihao faces date with Muay Thai destiny as he faces his idol Nong-O for One world title
CBD: the people who understand the potential of medicinal marijuana, and the officials who don’t

Cannabidiol is not psychoactive, so it does not make the user high. There is growing recognition of its benefits, but most governments, including Hong Kong’s, are in no hurry to approve the use of medicinal cannabis.

1 Jan 2019 - 2:00AM

Cannabidiol is not psychoactive, so it does not make the user high. There is growing recognition of its benefits, but most governments, including Hong Kong’s, are in no hurry to approve the use of medicinal cannabis.

CBD: the people who understand the potential of medicinal marijuana, and the officials who don’t
Bi Nguyen signs with One Championship: ‘Killer Bee’ becomes latest sensation to join fast-expanding promotion

Nguyen became popular in the US after appearing on a reality TV series

6 Dec 2018 - 12:39PM

Nguyen became popular in the US after appearing on a reality TV series

Bi Nguyen signs with One Championship: ‘Killer Bee’ becomes latest sensation to join fast-expanding promotion
UFC 235: China’s Zhang Weili inches closer to title shot as she signs on to face Tecia Torres in Las Vegas

Chinese fighter is on an 18-fight win streak

2 Dec 2018 - 1:10PM

Chinese fighter is on an 18-fight win streak

UFC 235: China’s Zhang Weili inches closer to title shot as she signs on to face Tecia Torres in Las Vegas
UFC’s star attraction: ring girl of the year Red Dela Cruz on the responsibilities of her fame

The 25-year-old was named ring girl of the year at a Hong Kong awards ceremony

29 Nov 2018 - 9:09PM

The 25-year-old was named ring girl of the year at a Hong Kong awards ceremony

UFC’s star attraction: ring girl of the year Red Dela Cruz on the responsibilities of her fame
UFC Beijing results: Francis Ngannou beats Curtis Blaydes by TKO in 45 seconds and roars ‘I’m back’

‘The Predator’ snaps two-fight losing streak with quick win to put himself back in heavyweight title picture, as China’s Song Yadong and Li Jingliang shine

25 Nov 2018 - 7:10PM

‘The Predator’ snaps two-fight losing streak with quick win to put himself back in heavyweight title picture, as China’s Song Yadong and Li Jingliang shine

UFC Beijing results: Francis Ngannou beats Curtis Blaydes by TKO in 45 seconds and roars ‘I’m back’
UFC Beijing results: Zhang Weili submits Jessica Aguilar at Fight Night 141 to announce herself as title threat

Chinese strawweight wows the Cadillac Arena by submitting Jessica Aguilar via arm bar, and calls for a top-five opponent next

30 Nov 2018 - 9:00AM

Chinese strawweight wows the Cadillac Arena by submitting Jessica Aguilar via arm bar, and calls for a top-five opponent next

UFC Beijing results: Zhang Weili submits Jessica Aguilar at Fight Night 141 to announce herself as title threat
UFC Beijing: Zhang Weili, the bully-bashing hole jumper, vows to put on a show for China

The Hebei native who used to ‘make the bullies run’ at school plans to win her second UFC fight in ‘spectacular fashion’

24 Nov 2018 - 1:38AM

The Hebei native who used to ‘make the bullies run’ at school plans to win her second UFC fight in ‘spectacular fashion’

UFC Beijing: Zhang Weili, the bully-bashing hole jumper, vows to put on a show for China
UFC Beijing: China performance institute will make us an MMA super power, says Li ‘The Leech’ Jingliang

Li Jingliang, who faces David Zawada on Saturday, says the UFC can ‘show Chinese fighters the right way’ with new state-of-the-art Shanghai complex

23 Nov 2018 - 3:48PM

Li Jingliang, who faces David Zawada on Saturday, says the UFC can ‘show Chinese fighters the right way’ with new state-of-the-art Shanghai complex

UFC Beijing: China performance institute will make us an MMA super power, says Li ‘The Leech’ Jingliang