Victoria Park ‘no longer suitable for modern professional tennis’, city’s tennis chief Philip Mok says, hinting a move to Kai Tak Sports Park could appeal.
Hong Kong’s Glen Yang makes first start for new Kaohsiung side and earns plaudits for his performance, despite finishing on losing side against Lin and the New Taipei Kings.
American Sobhy in tears after being forced to retire injured during women’s final, handing defending champion Hania El Hammamy another title.
Amanda Sobhy downs Egyptian Nour El Sherbini in straight games, will face defending champion Hania El Hammamy in final. Ali Farag and Paul Coll to contest men’s final.
Ali Farag ‘so relieved to see that going my way’ after he scrapes past compatriot Mazen Hesham, while Mostafa Asal is left short of court time as Tarek Momen retires ill.
Brawl erupts between Zhejiang FC and Buriram United players after the visiting team’s captain reportedly swears at hosts at end of bad-tempered game.
Government department insists Hong Kong Basketball Association is responsible for players being left with hefty medical bills after the association bought insurance that capped payouts.
The top Hong Kong women’s player says she feels ‘confused and clueless’ after a lacklustre performance that brought a repeat of her Asian Games semi-final reverse to compatriot Simmi Chan.
City told it is missing opportunities and failing to register events with governing body – ‘There were local tournaments with huge participation but none of them were endorsed by Fiba.’
Raudondvaris and Ub Huishan NE players among those to offer praise for event after low attendances last year were improved on this time at Victoria Park.
Around 60 per cent of seats are filled, with attendance up on last year’s event, but some spectators admit they had ‘no idea’ it was taking place.
‘We’d like to work with different organisations and schools to recruit more youngsters,’ director says, adding tourism ‘is a market with great potential’ – but commitment to protect MacLehose Trail remains.
US$130,000 in prize money on the line at Victoria Park as well as a place in the finals in Saudi Arabia, while officials hope for higher attendance after last year’s half-empty debut in the city.
Runners complain about lack of food, delays and drink and toilet shortages, while HKAAA offers ‘sincere apologies’ for finish line error and says the event’s bridge location ‘raised difficulties’.
Players representing city at international events say they were forced to pay as much as HK$70,000 for their own medical care overseas, including for operations and hospital stays, because Hong Kong Basketball Association insurance policy did not cover them fully.
Actor Chow Yun-fat steals the show at Sunday morning’s event, as organisers tout success but also target improvements for next year.
Sunday’s inaugural event will see 8,000 runners traversing 55km bridge, with athletics hoping ‘more distances and quotas become available too’.
Hong Kong’s windsurfing head coach Chan King-yin believes each venue has its own distinct advantages for hosting events.
Cycling officials confirm long-term head coach Shen Jinkang will depart at the end of the year, after nearly three decades in charge.
Kaohsiung 17LIVE Steelers have no plans to cease operations or to withdraw from league despite allegations surrounding team’s investment from Hong Kong.
Cheung Ka-wai and Chang Yu-kiu are the first to win the title for the city since Fung Kwok-wai and Lee Chun-wai won the tournament in 2014.
247 runners complete the 129km trail running race as its 10th anniversary edition forms part of the UTMB World Series for the first time.
Crowds gather in Wan Chai and Tsim Sha Tsui to watch Sunday’s event, with Kaiki Furuhata winning the men’s race and Hanano Kato first in the women’s.
Both drivers praise Hong Kong’s efforts in hosting despite dramatic late changes to Central Harbourfront course after construction materials were delayed.
Organisers blame ‘unforeseen’ delay with 1.225km half-mud, half-tarmac city centre circuit reduced because of late shipment of materials from South Korea.
Swedish driver Klara Andersson hails a challenging-looking brand new Central Harbourfront circuit as the World Championship comes to the city – and the region – for the first time on Saturday.
Former NBA sensation Jeremy Lin and younger brother Joseph help lead the New Taipei Kings to victory in East Asian Super League season opener.
World No 1 team Ub Huishan NE and fourth-ranked Amsterdam will feature in final Fiba 3x3 World Tour leg.
Mixed doubles pair Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet win Germany Open for first title since Korea Masters in 2019. Rankings boost puts duo in reach of place in World Tour Finals.
After a draw with South Korea, China are eliminated from the AFC Women’s Olympic Asian Qualifying tournament, marking this the second Olympic Games where China will not be represented.