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Wind, not water pollution, is main concern for Hong Kong rowers at Tokyo’s Olympic venue

Coach Chris Perry is preparing his rowers for the Olympic qualifying programme, hoping for success at least lightweight doubles and singles

18 May 2019 - 7:05PM

Coach Chris Perry is preparing his rowers for the Olympic qualifying programme, hoping for success at least lightweight doubles and singles

Wind, not water pollution, is main concern for Hong Kong rowers at Tokyo’s Olympic venue
Soccer Sevens organisers silent over Peter Beardsley’s absence amid FA probe into bullying and racist language

UK media say there were concerns the ex-Newcastle United youth coach would bump into some of the players who previously played for him

17 May 2019 - 2:09PM

UK media say there were concerns the ex-Newcastle United youth coach would bump into some of the players who previously played for him

Soccer Sevens organisers silent over Peter Beardsley’s absence amid FA probe into bullying and racist language
NBA No 1 in China ahead of Premier League and Champions League in survey of internet users; CSL not in the top 10

Ampere Analysis says the popularity of foreign basketball and football leagues offers big teams the chance to profit from such a huge market

14 May 2019 - 6:12PM

Ampere Analysis says the popularity of foreign basketball and football leagues offers big teams the chance to profit from such a huge market

NBA No 1 in China ahead of Premier League and Champions League in survey of internet users; CSL not in the top 10
‘Provincial mentality’ stifling China sevens, says women’s coach Sean Horan as he sets sights on Tokyo Olympics

The women’s squad are in danger of relegation from the World Series but the New Zealander is thinking long term

13 May 2019 - 9:30PM

The women’s squad are in danger of relegation from the World Series but the New Zealander is thinking long term

‘Provincial mentality’ stifling China sevens, says women’s coach Sean Horan as he sets sights on Tokyo Olympics
‘Spider-Man’ far from home: fans laugh it up as political prankster disrupts Filipino basketball game – and ends up in jail

‘I don’t feel so good Mr Stark’ – Paolo Felizarta, 31, accidentally bumps San Miguel star June Mar Fajardo to the floor in Philippines election stunt gone wrong.

11 May 2019 - 5:02PM

‘I don’t feel so good Mr Stark’ – Paolo Felizarta, 31, accidentally bumps San Miguel star June Mar Fajardo to the floor in Philippines election stunt gone wrong.

‘Spider-Man’ far from home: fans laugh it up as political prankster disrupts Filipino basketball game – and ends up in jail
The dark side of Ben Ryan’s Fijian Olympic dream: how a missing friend helps put ‘Sevens Heaven’ on list for rugby book of year

The Rio gold-winning coach blamed himself for what happened to his childhood friend but he now realises it wasn’t his fault

8 May 2019 - 9:53PM

The Rio gold-winning coach blamed himself for what happened to his childhood friend but he now realises it wasn’t his fault

The dark side of Ben Ryan’s Fijian Olympic dream: how a missing friend helps put ‘Sevens Heaven’ on list for rugby book of year
Lee Chong Wei misses world title bid but warms hearts of Malaysians with ‘cute and meaningful’ Ramadan message

The 36-year-old is on the comeback trail after recovering from nose cancer and recalls sharing dawn meals with Muslim teammates in his younger days

7 May 2019 - 4:58PM

The 36-year-old is on the comeback trail after recovering from nose cancer and recalls sharing dawn meals with Muslim teammates in his younger days

Lee Chong Wei misses world title bid but warms hearts of Malaysians with ‘cute and meaningful’ Ramadan message
Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022: India, Malaysia and Qatar show interest but two big events is too much for Hong Kong

Hong Kong Rugby Union says it is not practical to host two major tournaments in the same year as World Rugby hails record interest

7 May 2019 - 10:01PM

Hong Kong Rugby Union says it is not practical to host two major tournaments in the same year as World Rugby hails record interest

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022: India, Malaysia and Qatar show interest but two big events is too much for Hong Kong
China equestrian star Alex Hua Tian posts Facebook ad seeking horses for his 2020 Tokyo Olympic campaign

The mainland’s first Olympic eventing rider says the Chinese governing body will pay for the horse’s upkeep in the lead-up to next year’s Games.

5 May 2019 - 10:48AM

The mainland’s first Olympic eventing rider says the Chinese governing body will pay for the horse’s upkeep in the lead-up to next year’s Games.

China equestrian star Alex Hua Tian posts Facebook ad seeking horses for his 2020 Tokyo Olympic campaign
E-sports to fight for Asian Games inclusion after being left off initial list of 37 sports for 2022 edition in Hangzhou

Asian e-sports chief Kenneth Fok says they are in talks with the Olympic Council of Asia and are confident of being part of the Games

30 Apr 2019 - 10:44PM

Asian e-sports chief Kenneth Fok says they are in talks with the Olympic Council of Asia and are confident of being part of the Games

E-sports to fight for Asian Games inclusion after being left off initial list of 37 sports for 2022 edition in Hangzhou
World No 1 Ding Ning forgets her shorts to the delight of Chinese fans: ‘I lost face in front of an international audience!’

The world champion’s WeChat account is flooded with comments about her wardrobe incident after her opening world championships match

24 Apr 2019 - 5:42PM

The world champion’s WeChat account is flooded with comments about her wardrobe incident after her opening world championships match

World No 1 Ding Ning forgets her shorts to the delight of Chinese fans: ‘I lost face in front of an international audience!’
Gilas Pilipinas’ Jordan Clarkson likely to lose out to Andray Blatche for Fiba World Cup if naturalisation rule is enforced

Coach Yeng Guiao says Andray Blatche almost certain for China tournament, but Philippines trying to convince Fiba to allow NBA star Clarkson to play too.

24 Apr 2019 - 11:36AM

Coach Yeng Guiao says Andray Blatche almost certain for China tournament, but Philippines trying to convince Fiba to allow NBA star Clarkson to play too.

Gilas Pilipinas’ Jordan Clarkson likely to lose out to Andray Blatche for Fiba World Cup if naturalisation rule is enforced
Malaysian teenager Muhammad Azeem runs 100m in 10.63; minister Syed Saddiq hails 14-year-old as ‘our very own Usain Bolt’

Calls for the government to take care of the elite sports council athlete after he easily wins a domestic race for his state Perak

23 Apr 2019 - 5:01PM

Calls for the government to take care of the elite sports council athlete after he easily wins a domestic race for his state Perak

Malaysian teenager Muhammad Azeem runs 100m in 10.63; minister Syed Saddiq hails 14-year-old as ‘our very own Usain Bolt’
Fiji great Waisale Serevi mourns boy, 14, who attended Singapore kids’ camp and is reported killed in Sri Lanka bombings

The boy’s 42-year-old mother, Anita, was also reported to have been killed while his younger sister is unaccounted for, say British media

23 Apr 2019 - 7:46AM

The boy’s 42-year-old mother, Anita, was also reported to have been killed while his younger sister is unaccounted for, say British media

Fiji great Waisale Serevi mourns boy, 14, who attended Singapore kids’ camp and is reported killed in Sri Lanka bombings
Hong Kong’s all-time fastest woman: Angie Lam overcomes doubts and setbacks to break 25-year-old record for 100m sprint

The 27-year-old made it her ‘obsession’ to become Hong Kong’s fastest-ever woman and finally fulfilled her dream by clocking 11.62 seconds

22 Apr 2019 - 10:37PM

The 27-year-old made it her ‘obsession’ to become Hong Kong’s fastest-ever woman and finally fulfilled her dream by clocking 11.62 seconds

Hong Kong’s all-time fastest woman: Angie Lam overcomes doubts and setbacks to break 25-year-old record for 100m sprint
What’s after VAR? HYPE to launch US$75m fund to find the next big sports tech breakthrough

Ex-Reebok boss Uli Becker and former Stuttgart president Bernd Wahler on the lookout for start-ups to deliver on-field and digital development

22 Apr 2019 - 10:37PM

Ex-Reebok boss Uli Becker and former Stuttgart president Bernd Wahler on the lookout for start-ups to deliver on-field and digital development

What’s after VAR? HYPE to launch US$75m fund to find the next big sports tech breakthrough
Israel Folau supporters call for boycott of rugby and Qantas after sacking over anti-gay social media post

Sydney-based financial adviser is among thousands who say the devout Christian should not be discriminated against for expressing his views

17 Apr 2019 - 9:33PM

Sydney-based financial adviser is among thousands who say the devout Christian should not be discriminated against for expressing his views

Israel Folau supporters call for boycott of rugby and Qantas after sacking over anti-gay social media post
Closing gap on men is Hong Kong snooker star Ng On-yee’s key focus despite losing No 1 ranking, says coach Wayne Griffiths

The 28-year-old proves against Alan McManus that she is making progress, although England’s Reanne Evans has regained the top ranking

24 Apr 2019 - 9:45AM

The 28-year-old proves against Alan McManus that she is making progress, although England’s Reanne Evans has regained the top ranking

Closing gap on men is Hong Kong snooker star Ng On-yee’s key focus despite losing No 1 ranking, says coach Wayne Griffiths
Hong Kong cricket ‘can go no further’ without facilities, says outgoing coach Simon Cook as senior side aim for ODI boost

Englishman, who returns to UK in July, says simply putting turf nets in one ground like Mission Road could do wonders for the game

16 Apr 2019 - 10:00PM

Englishman, who returns to UK in July, says simply putting turf nets in one ground like Mission Road could do wonders for the game

Hong Kong cricket ‘can go no further’ without facilities, says outgoing coach Simon Cook as senior side aim for ODI boost
Ng On-yee’s world No 1 ranking under threat amid uncertain future for billiard sports at Hong Kong Sports Institute

Hong Kong’s three-time world champion is under pressure to defend points at the Festival of Women’s Snooker in Leeds

11 Apr 2019 - 10:24PM

Hong Kong’s three-time world champion is under pressure to defend points at the Festival of Women’s Snooker in Leeds

Ng On-yee’s world No 1 ranking under threat amid uncertain future for billiard sports at Hong Kong Sports Institute
Hong Kong Sevens: Keep the money tap turned on, HKRU chief urges Kai Tak overlords New World

Key issue for the rugby union is the corporate element in the new HK$30 billion Hong Kong sports park

8 Apr 2019 - 8:00AM

Key issue for the rugby union is the corporate element in the new HK$30 billion Hong Kong sports park

Hong Kong Sevens: Keep the money tap turned on, HKRU chief urges Kai Tak overlords New World
China’s US$100 million Alisports deal on the scrapheap as World Rugby moves on from ‘complex’ relationship

World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper says the body is working with the mainland federation on other development programmes

6 Apr 2019 - 11:11PM

World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper says the body is working with the mainland federation on other development programmes

China’s US$100 million Alisports deal on the scrapheap as World Rugby moves on from ‘complex’ relationship
‘I want my ashes spread over Hong Kong Stadium’: Fiji’s Blue Wiggers fans exude passion for their favourite sevens event

Epeli Buliciri has been bringing Fiji’s Blue Wiggers supporters to the Hong Kong Sevens for the past 11 years.

6 Apr 2019 - 8:29PM

Epeli Buliciri has been bringing Fiji’s Blue Wiggers supporters to the Hong Kong Sevens for the past 11 years.

‘I want my ashes spread over Hong Kong Stadium’: Fiji’s Blue Wiggers fans exude passion for their favourite sevens event
Hong Kong Sevens: ‘40 teams are already a burden, can we handle 12 more?’ – HKRU wary of staging four events

Hong Kong Rugby Union chief executive Robbie McRobbie says the lack of training pitches may be too much of a burden for Hong Kong to stage four tournaments.

5 Apr 2019 - 11:03PM

Hong Kong Rugby Union chief executive Robbie McRobbie says the lack of training pitches may be too much of a burden for Hong Kong to stage four tournaments.

Hong Kong Sevens: ‘40 teams are already a burden, can we handle 12 more?’ – HKRU wary of staging four events
Embarrassed Fijians rage as Waisale Serevi’s Russian players fall victim to theft at Nadi airport

Fiji Rugby Union apologises to their sevens great and the Russians, who say their memories of the country remain untarnished

5 Apr 2019 - 10:22PM

Fiji Rugby Union apologises to their sevens great and the Russians, who say their memories of the country remain untarnished

Embarrassed Fijians rage as Waisale Serevi’s Russian players fall victim to theft at Nadi airport
Hong Kong Sevens: 940kg of leftover stadium food helps feed 1,600 needy people

Food Angel’s Zoe Lee says the Hong Kong Sevens is their biggest source of rescued food, which is distributed to elderly and low-income families.

4 Apr 2019 - 10:21PM

Food Angel’s Zoe Lee says the Hong Kong Sevens is their biggest source of rescued food, which is distributed to elderly and low-income families.

Hong Kong Sevens: 940kg of leftover stadium food helps feed 1,600 needy people
Christchurch shootings: All Blacks Sevens keep emotions in check as the first national team in action since attacks

Coach Clark Laidlaw says the best way to honour the victims is to play their best at the Hong Kong Sevens

3 Apr 2019 - 10:52PM

Coach Clark Laidlaw says the best way to honour the victims is to play their best at the Hong Kong Sevens

Christchurch shootings: All Blacks Sevens keep emotions in check as the first national team in action since attacks
Tokyo 2020: Olympics loom large for Hong Kong rugby sevens teams after Japan given free pass

Hong Kong’s men and women will face easier path in Asian regional qualifiers after Japanese given automatic berths

3 Apr 2019 - 1:31PM

Hong Kong’s men and women will face easier path in Asian regional qualifiers after Japanese given automatic berths

Tokyo 2020: Olympics loom large for Hong Kong rugby sevens teams after Japan given free pass
Bring back the American football quarterback pass to rugby, says USA sevens great Tommy Smith

He says the skill is lost to most American rugby players but he is trying to revive it through the youngsters he coaches at high school and college

3 Apr 2019 - 4:50PM

He says the skill is lost to most American rugby players but he is trying to revive it through the youngsters he coaches at high school and college

Bring back the American football quarterback pass to rugby, says USA sevens great Tommy Smith
Dickens Bar: Hong Kong’s sporting oasis closes its doors after four decades of hosting global stars and Sevens fans

It is where major World Cup debates were resolved, where Graeme Souness’ future was sorted and where George Best and Bobby Moore came to drink

31 Mar 2019 - 9:21AM

It is where major World Cup debates were resolved, where Graeme Souness’ future was sorted and where George Best and Bobby Moore came to drink

Dickens Bar: Hong Kong’s sporting oasis closes its doors after four decades of hosting global stars and Sevens fans