Nazvi Careem

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Hong Kong snooker star Marco Fu says he’ll play World Championship after two-year absence from pro tour

The former world No 5 has not picked up a cue in a month and will only have 10 days to prepare but he simply wants to enjoy the experience.

The former world No 5 has not picked up a cue in a month and will only have 10 days to prepare but he simply wants to enjoy the experience.

8 Mar 2022 - 4:30PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong clubs abandon football season for the first time in history, as restrictions wipe out calender

With stadiums and facilities closed since early January because of a surge in infections, clubs feel it is impossible to complete the season on time.

With stadiums and facilities closed since early January because of a surge in infections, clubs feel it is impossible to complete the season on time.

25 Feb 2022 - 8:30PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong lacrosse players sacrificing jobs, family to train abroad and prepare for major world tournaments

The women’s squad are preparing for their world championship in Maryland, USA in June while the men are aiming for August’s Under 21 event in Ireland.

The women’s squad are preparing for their world championship in Maryland, USA in June while the men are aiming for August’s Under 21 event in Ireland.

25 Feb 2022 - 4:15PM
Obituary: tributes pour in for Kyi Hla Han, 61, the former Asian Tour chief who helped change the face of regional golf

The ex-player from Myanmar who lived in Hong Kong for many years died on Saturday after a six-month battle with cancer.

The ex-player from Myanmar who lived in Hong Kong for many years died on Saturday after a six-month battle with cancer.

21 Feb 2022 - 7:46PM
Winter Olympics: China brings curtain down on ‘extraordinary’ Games, as IOC chief urges nations to ‘give peace a chance’

IOC president Thomas Bach strikes an unusual political tone in his speech, calling on the world to ‘give peace a chance’ and urging equal access to Covid-19 vaccines

IOC president Thomas Bach strikes an unusual political tone in his speech, calling on the world to ‘give peace a chance’ and urging equal access to Covid-19 vaccines

21 Feb 2022 - 6:41AM
Winter Olympics: Su Yiming and Eileen Gu changing face of sport, as China celebrates most successful Games ever

Su’s big air gold was the host nation’s sixth – the most it has ever won at a Winter Olympics – while Gu’s silver helped China to 12 medals overall.

Su’s big air gold was the host nation’s sixth – the most it has ever won at a Winter Olympics – while Gu’s silver helped China to 12 medals overall.

18 Apr 2022 - 5:20PM
Winter Olympics: Su Yiming thanks parents, ‘my motherland’ after big air gold, and no judging error to deny him

The 17-year-old sensation tuns on the magic in his second run to ensure there would be no controversy this time with a convincing victory.

The 17-year-old sensation tuns on the magic in his second run to ensure there would be no controversy this time with a convincing victory.

15 Feb 2022 - 3:50PM
Super Bowl LVI: Eminem ‘defies NFL orders’ and kneels during half-time show as Los Angeles Rams beat Cincinnati Bengals in dramatic finale

The US rapper performs the gesture in what many believe is in support of Colin Kaepernick, the former quarterback who first took a knee to protest racial injustice.

The US rapper performs the gesture in what many believe is in support of Colin Kaepernick, the former quarterback who first took a knee to protest racial injustice.

14 Feb 2022 - 12:51PM
Hong Kong’s Ng On-yee battles back from 3-0 down against Thailand’s Mink but loses on final black in last eight of snooker’s World Women’s Championship

Ng’s loss means there will be a first-time world champion after 12-time winner Reanne Evans also goes out in the last eight.

Ng’s loss means there will be a first-time world champion after 12-time winner Reanne Evans also goes out in the last eight.

14 Feb 2022 - 5:00PM
Winter Olympics: Hungarian-Chinese Liu Shaoang takes men’s 500m short track gold as home favourites Wu Dajin and Ren Ziwei fail to reach podium

World champion Liu becomes Hungary’s first-ever individual gold medallist at the Winter Olympics after a dominant win in the final.

World champion Liu becomes Hungary’s first-ever individual gold medallist at the Winter Olympics after a dominant win in the final.

13 Feb 2022 - 10:09PM
Winter Olympics: emotional Gao Tingyu hails ‘passionate’ Chinese fans after claiming host nation’s fourth gold of the Beijing Games with Olympic record in men’s 500m speedskating

Gao completed an all-Asian podium with South Korea’s Cha Min-kyu taking silver and Japan’s Wataru Morishige winning bronze.

Gao completed an all-Asian podium with South Korea’s Cha Min-kyu taking silver and Japan’s Wataru Morishige winning bronze.

12 Feb 2022 - 10:49PM
Ng On-yee eyes fourth world women’s snooker title with defending champion Reanne Evans and Thailand’s Mink among the favourites

The tournament at the Ding Junhui Academy returns for the first time since 2019 and acts as a pathway event for the mainstream tour.

The tournament at the Ding Junhui Academy returns for the first time since 2019 and acts as a pathway event for the mainstream tour.

11 Feb 2022 - 1:30PM
Winter Olympics: figure skater Nathan Chen steals the show on day six as China’s mixed aerial team narrowly miss out on gold

American Chen makes up for his failure four years ago with a stunning free skate performance as Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu finishes fourth.

American Chen makes up for his failure four years ago with a stunning free skate performance as Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu finishes fourth.

10 Feb 2022 - 10:04PM
Winter Olympics: snowboard judge admits ‘Maradona, Hand of God’ error cost Su Yiming slopestyle gold

Iztok Sumatic tells ‘snowboard bible’ Whitelines if judges had seen gold winner Max Parrot’s double-knee grab, he would have received a different score.

Iztok Sumatic tells ‘snowboard bible’ Whitelines if judges had seen gold winner Max Parrot’s double-knee grab, he would have received a different score.

10 Feb 2022 - 3:15PM
Omicron: frustrated tennis officials ask government ‘what is the end-game?’ as courts remain closed, coaches lose income amid fifth wave of coronavirus infections

Hong Kong Tennis Association chief Philip Mok says Hong Kong’s anti-coronavirus strategy is not working and sport is being singled out while malls are still full.

Hong Kong Tennis Association chief Philip Mok says Hong Kong’s anti-coronavirus strategy is not working and sport is being singled out while malls are still full.

10 Feb 2022 - 12:40PM
Winter Olympics: viewers slam NBC over Mikaela Shiffrin commentary, drawing parallels with gymnast Simone Biles amid concerns about athletes’ mental health

‘What a mistake. What a disappointment. This will live in infamy for the rest of time,’ NBC announcers reportedly said after favourite Shiffrin failed to finish her slalom run.

‘What a mistake. What a disappointment. This will live in infamy for the rest of time,’ NBC announcers reportedly said after favourite Shiffrin failed to finish her slalom run.

9 Feb 2022 - 4:53PM
Winter Olympics: China’s former child actor Su Yiming ‘fulfils a dream’ after scene-stealing performance in men’s snowboard slopestyle

The 17-year-old snowboarding sensation records an impressive 86.80 points on his first run to qualify for the 12-man finals in first place ahead of his hero Mark McMorris.

The 17-year-old snowboarding sensation records an impressive 86.80 points on his first run to qualify for the 12-man finals in first place ahead of his hero Mark McMorris.

7 Feb 2022 - 7:53AM
Beijing 2022 opening ceremony serves up dazzling night of tech, light and colour as Xi Jinping opens Winter Olympics amid backdrop of Covid-19 concerns and political tension

Xi Jinping declares Games ‘open’ during scaled back ceremony as IOC president Thomas Bach calls for world peace and says Games mark start of new global movement in winter sports.

Xi Jinping declares Games ‘open’ during scaled back ceremony as IOC president Thomas Bach calls for world peace and says Games mark start of new global movement in winter sports.

5 Feb 2022 - 12:23AM
Artwork by Chinese Olympians Gao Min and Ye Qiaobo featured at Beijing venues as part of IOC’s Agora programme linking sports and culture

The Chinese pair are among seven Summer and Winter Games athletes who are showcasing their art during the Beijing Olympics.

The Chinese pair are among seven Summer and Winter Games athletes who are showcasing their art during the Beijing Olympics.

3 Feb 2022 - 1:40AM
Teacher hopes to spread kabaddi in Hong Kong and help kids from ethnic minorities gain confidence in their own cultures

Lo Yuk-kwong and Wyman Tang have chosen the physical sport of kabaddi as a vehicle to help Hong Kong people embrace aspects of South Asian culture.

Lo Yuk-kwong and Wyman Tang have chosen the physical sport of kabaddi as a vehicle to help Hong Kong people embrace aspects of South Asian culture.

31 Jan 2022 - 4:15PM
Winter Olympics: as China’s athletes chase glory on the slopes, tracks and ice rinks, can Beijing overcome Covid and boycotts?

The Chinese capital makes history next week when it becomes the first city to host both a Summer and Winter Games. From Eileen Gu’s bid to win 3 gold medals, to the Omicron and political tensions, follow us for comprehensive coverage of the 2022 Olympics.

The Chinese capital makes history next week when it becomes the first city to host both a Summer and Winter Games. From Eileen Gu’s bid to win 3 gold medals, to the Omicron and political tensions, follow us for comprehensive coverage of the 2022 Olympics.

27 Jan 2022 - 8:26PM
Winter Olympics: easier for athletes to test negative at Beijing 2022 as IOC softens restrictions in trying to reduce chances of false positives

Organisers have lowered the Ct value to 35 from 40, which means those recovering from Covid-19 are less likely to test positive on arrival in Beijing.

Organisers have lowered the Ct value to 35 from 40, which means those recovering from Covid-19 are less likely to test positive on arrival in Beijing.

2 Feb 2022 - 10:28AM
Tencent and OCA’s esports alliance can help put Hong Kong on map as global gaming hub, Asian chief Kenneth Fok says

President of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation wants Hong Kong to be part of the qualifying campaign for September’s Hangzhou Asian Games.

President of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation wants Hong Kong to be part of the qualifying campaign for September’s Hangzhou Asian Games.

24 Jan 2022 - 4:25PM
Omicron: zero spread, not zero cases, is IOC’s target for Winter Olympics with 72 positive tests detected so far in pre-Games build-up

Brian McCloskey, the Beijing 2022 medical chief, says the closed loop meant to seal the Olympic family from the rest of China is serving its purpose.

Brian McCloskey, the Beijing 2022 medical chief, says the closed loop meant to seal the Olympic family from the rest of China is serving its purpose.

24 Jan 2022 - 11:51AM
Banned swimmer Sun Yang can be ‘the Li Jiaqi of sports’ after selling US$7.8 million worth of cosmetics in 2 days on his live-stream debut

With his swimming career on hold, Sun Yang is using his high-profile brand and personality to sell products online and fans are lapping it up.

With his swimming career on hold, Sun Yang is using his high-profile brand and personality to sell products online and fans are lapping it up.

17 Jan 2022 - 9:08PM
Hong Kong Sports Stars Awards avoids Cheung Ka-long vs Siobhan Haughey battle, as organisers separate men’s and women’s prizes

Organisers separate men’s and women’s top prizes, with fencer Cheung Ka-long winning Olympic gold and swimmer Siobhan Haughey taking two silvers in Tokyo and setting a world record in 2021.

Organisers separate men’s and women’s top prizes, with fencer Cheung Ka-long winning Olympic gold and swimmer Siobhan Haughey taking two silvers in Tokyo and setting a world record in 2021.

9 Jan 2022 - 12:28AM
Beijing 2022: China targets domestic winter sports tourism boom after Olympics; ski resorts unable to compete with Japan and South Korea

Government wants industry to be valued at 1 trillion yuan by 2025 with 300 million citizens involved on the back of 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Government wants industry to be valued at 1 trillion yuan by 2025 with 300 million citizens involved on the back of 2022 Beijing Olympics.

5 Jan 2022 - 10:25AM
Racism in English cricket extends to protecting white players accused of match fixing, claims undercover investigator

A private investigator says he has been given ‘persuasive evidence of corruption among the Australian and England teams’.

A private investigator says he has been given ‘persuasive evidence of corruption among the Australian and England teams’.

5 Jan 2022 - 8:15AM
Hong Kong football bosses ban 10 under-23 internationals for vandalising hotel rooms and being drunk in Japan after AFC Championship qualifier

All are banned from representing Hong Kong for one year, while two players receive additional HK$6,000 fine and three are fined HK$3,000.

All are banned from representing Hong Kong for one year, while two players receive additional HK$6,000 fine and three are fined HK$3,000.

28 Dec 2021 - 8:15PM
Sydney to Hobart: Sun Hung Kai Scallywag third behind leader Black Jack and LawConnect as fleet approaches Hobart

Organisers expect the leading boats to reach the finish on Tuesday based on Monday’s weather.

Organisers expect the leading boats to reach the finish on Tuesday based on Monday’s weather.

28 Dec 2021 - 8:52AM