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Fiji legend Waisale Serevi’s heart is with victims of Covid-19 amid first-ever cancellation of Hong Kong Sevens

The two-time World Cup winner is disappointed the 2019-20 World Series is halted and also feels for the families of those who have lost their lives during the pandemic.

1 Jul 2020 - 9:13PM

The two-time World Cup winner is disappointed the 2019-20 World Series is halted and also feels for the families of those who have lost their lives during the pandemic.

Fiji legend Waisale Serevi’s heart is with victims of Covid-19 amid first-ever cancellation of Hong Kong Sevens
Hong Kong Sevens: top coaches Ben Ryan and Mike Friday back decision to scrap World Series; cannot wait for next season

Coaches say the break will allow World Rugby to upgrade the overall sevens package ahead of the Olympic Games and give teams time to overcome injuries and improve their game for the 2020-21 season.

1 Jul 2020 - 9:14PM

Coaches say the break will allow World Rugby to upgrade the overall sevens package ahead of the Olympic Games and give teams time to overcome injuries and improve their game for the 2020-21 season.

Hong Kong Sevens: top coaches Ben Ryan and Mike Friday back decision to scrap World Series; cannot wait for next season
Athletes Hub defies Covid-19 to provide high-level training for Hong Kong aspirants unable to qualify for elite programmes

Former Hong Kong dragon boat athlete Roy Cheng, inspired by cycling star Wong Kam-po, fulfils his dream of launching a HK$3 million high-performance centre that caters to non-elite sports.

30 Jun 2020 - 10:00AM

Former Hong Kong dragon boat athlete Roy Cheng, inspired by cycling star Wong Kam-po, fulfils his dream of launching a HK$3 million high-performance centre that caters to non-elite sports.

Athletes Hub defies Covid-19 to provide high-level training for Hong Kong aspirants unable to qualify for elite programmes
Maximum 147 break for Hong Kong’s Steven Chau as coach Wayne Griffiths hails rise of young local talent

It was the former world six reds finalist’s first career maximum and took place during a practice match at the East Asia Snooker Club

26 Jun 2020 - 9:35PM

It was the former world six reds finalist’s first career maximum and took place during a practice match at the East Asia Snooker Club

Maximum 147 break for Hong Kong’s Steven Chau as coach Wayne Griffiths hails rise of young local talent
‘This is Anfield’ – Hong Kong fan recalls touching forbidden plaque as local Liverpool supporters celebrate long-awaited Premier League title

Loyal members of Liverpool supporters’ clubs in Hong Kong rejoice after the club ended their 30-year wait for a league title.

26 Jun 2020 - 9:35PM

Loyal members of Liverpool supporters’ clubs in Hong Kong rejoice after the club ended their 30-year wait for a league title.

‘This is Anfield’ – Hong Kong fan recalls touching forbidden plaque as local Liverpool supporters celebrate long-awaited Premier League title
Mayank Vaid’s made-in-Hong Kong Everestman triathlon ready to become global event for extreme athletes

The lawyer says ultra athletes are able to compete against each other online or at a venue such as the waters and hills of Clear Water Bay in Hong Kong

20 Jun 2020 - 7:41PM

The lawyer says ultra athletes are able to compete against each other online or at a venue such as the waters and hills of Clear Water Bay in Hong Kong

Mayank Vaid’s made-in-Hong Kong Everestman triathlon ready to become global event for extreme athletes
Marco Fu still motivated and keen for snooker return after pulling out of World Championship over Covid-19 concerns

Hong Kong’s former world No 5 Marco Fu says he is looking forward to the day he can travel again and compete on the World Snooker pro circuit.

20 Jun 2020 - 10:12PM

Hong Kong’s former world No 5 Marco Fu says he is looking forward to the day he can travel again and compete on the World Snooker pro circuit.

Marco Fu still motivated and keen for snooker return after pulling out of World Championship over Covid-19 concerns
Hong Kong Tennis Open left off WTA’s provisional calendar but organisers hold out hope for new dates in 2020

Hong Kong Tennis Association official says the body is in talks with the WTA to find another date, with its traditional October slot cancelled for this year.

20 Jun 2020 - 10:12PM

Hong Kong Tennis Association official says the body is in talks with the WTA to find another date, with its traditional October slot cancelled for this year.

Hong Kong Tennis Open left off WTA’s provisional calendar but organisers hold out hope for new dates in 2020
How Filipino Ada Milby went from playing American football with the boys to the top of women’s rugby in Asia

The 36-year-old suffered discrimination after making the boys’ team at her high school in Ohio before discovering rugby at university and is now on the council of the Philippines union, Asia Rugby and World Rugby.

13 Jun 2020 - 8:46AM

The 36-year-old suffered discrimination after making the boys’ team at her high school in Ohio before discovering rugby at university and is now on the council of the Philippines union, Asia Rugby and World Rugby.

How Filipino Ada Milby went from playing American football with the boys to the top of women’s rugby in Asia
MMA: freedom for US-bound Ezatullah Kakar but kick-boxer’s joy mixed with sadness as he leaves refugee friends behind

The former world championship runner-up says he will fight for the rights of refugees all over the world as he finally leaves Papua New Guinea for the United States where he hopes to revive his MMA career.

11 Jun 2020 - 3:27PM

The former world championship runner-up says he will fight for the rights of refugees all over the world as he finally leaves Papua New Guinea for the United States where he hopes to revive his MMA career.

MMA: freedom for US-bound Ezatullah Kakar but kick-boxer’s joy mixed with sadness as he leaves refugee friends behind
Asian Tour golfers try to stay fit amid lockdown as chief executive Cho Minn Thant targets September restart in South Korea

Thailand’s Gunn Charoenkul can’t wait to play again after failing to master the surfboard in his seaside hometown during lockdown.

9 Jun 2020 - 12:31PM

Thailand’s Gunn Charoenkul can’t wait to play again after failing to master the surfboard in his seaside hometown during lockdown.

Asian Tour golfers try to stay fit amid lockdown as chief executive Cho Minn Thant targets September restart in South Korea
How ‘Jesus’ saved Hong Kong football – Derek Currie writing his memoirs, with golden stories from on and off the pitch

The Scot chats about his world record attempt of 116 Star Ferry crossings and celebrity links with Rod Stewart, Ron Wood, Marvin Hagler and Stevie Wonder

6 Jun 2020 - 10:50PM

The Scot chats about his world record attempt of 116 Star Ferry crossings and celebrity links with Rod Stewart, Ron Wood, Marvin Hagler and Stevie Wonder

How ‘Jesus’ saved Hong Kong football – Derek Currie writing his memoirs, with golden stories from on and off the pitch
24 hours from freedom, refugee MMA fighter Ezatullah Kakar is told he would not be leaving detention for a new life in the US

Pakistan-born kick-boxer remains in Papua New Guinea refugee housing after around 30 of his friends are cleared to leave.

22 May 2020 - 11:00AM

Pakistan-born kick-boxer remains in Papua New Guinea refugee housing after around 30 of his friends are cleared to leave.

24 hours from freedom, refugee MMA fighter Ezatullah Kakar is told he would not be leaving detention for a new life in the US
‘We were his guys’: past players pay tribute to late ex-Hong Kong rugby coach George Simpkin

Ex-Hong Kong sevens and 15s hooker Gary Cross tells the story of how Simpkin helped him remove the fear of facing big-name players

9 May 2020 - 4:58PM

Ex-Hong Kong sevens and 15s hooker Gary Cross tells the story of how Simpkin helped him remove the fear of facing big-name players

‘We were his guys’: past players pay tribute to late ex-Hong Kong rugby coach George Simpkin
Ex-Hong Kong coach George Simpkin persuaded Taiwan union to change name so mainland China could join World Rugby, assistant says

Taiwan’s then official name of ‘Republic of China’ was an obstacle to the mainland’s hopes of becoming part of global rugby family – Simpkin, who died on Thursday, helped change that.

8 May 2020 - 10:48AM

Taiwan’s then official name of ‘Republic of China’ was an obstacle to the mainland’s hopes of becoming part of global rugby family – Simpkin, who died on Thursday, helped change that.

Ex-Hong Kong coach George Simpkin persuaded Taiwan union to change name so mainland China could join World Rugby, assistant says
George Simpkin, ex-Hong Kong coach who took rugby into the Chinese community, dies aged 77

Simpkin, whose legacy is still felt in Hong Kong to this day, died on Thursday near Hamilton, New Zealand, after a battle with cancer.

7 May 2020 - 10:49PM

Simpkin, whose legacy is still felt in Hong Kong to this day, died on Thursday near Hamilton, New Zealand, after a battle with cancer.

George Simpkin, ex-Hong Kong coach who took rugby into the Chinese community, dies aged 77
Coronavirus: Seven weeks in hospital for karate Covid-19 patient Lee Chun-ho as Hong Kong athletes offer moral support

More than a dozen athletes and supporters organise a Zoom gathering for the Covid-19 patient in which they shout ‘Negative! Negative! Negative!’

5 May 2020 - 9:54AM

More than a dozen athletes and supporters organise a Zoom gathering for the Covid-19 patient in which they shout ‘Negative! Negative! Negative!’

Coronavirus: Seven weeks in hospital for karate Covid-19 patient Lee Chun-ho as Hong Kong athletes offer moral support
Rugby sevens can help unlock ‘massive, untapped’ Asian market, says re-elected chairman Bill Beaumont

Beaumont says the disparity between teams is less in sevens with the rise of United States, Kenya and Japan.

4 May 2020 - 3:58PM

Beaumont says the disparity between teams is less in sevens with the rise of United States, Kenya and Japan.

Rugby sevens can help unlock ‘massive, untapped’ Asian market, says re-elected chairman Bill Beaumont
Dale Tempest’s Hong Kong jersey evokes tales of Pele, goals, jury duty and media celebrity over an incredible seven-year journey

Tempest was one of the most popular foreign recruits to play in Hong Kong and is now a well-known sports betting pundit in the UK.

3 May 2020 - 1:57PM

Tempest was one of the most popular foreign recruits to play in Hong Kong and is now a well-known sports betting pundit in the UK.

Dale Tempest’s Hong Kong jersey evokes tales of Pele, goals, jury duty and media celebrity over an incredible seven-year journey
PDC darts: Hong Kong’s Kevin Leung beats world No 20 Chris Dobey but fails to advance in Home Tour online clash

Leung is praised by Dobey for producing his best form at 5am, with his opponents all enjoying evening start times

1 May 2020 - 10:41PM

Leung is praised by Dobey for producing his best form at 5am, with his opponents all enjoying evening start times

PDC darts: Hong Kong’s Kevin Leung beats world No 20 Chris Dobey but fails to advance in Home Tour online clash
Hong Kong-born Tara Moore slams Dominic Thiem over his dismissal of lower-ranked players’ needs

Dominic Thiem was quoted as saying some players ‘do not fight for their lives’ when asked about Novak Djokovic’s idea to raise funds for lower-ranked pros.

1 May 2020 - 12:02PM

Dominic Thiem was quoted as saying some players ‘do not fight for their lives’ when asked about Novak Djokovic’s idea to raise funds for lower-ranked pros.

Hong Kong-born Tara Moore slams Dominic Thiem over his dismissal of lower-ranked players’ needs
Hong Kong hailed for helping to globalise snooker as world body marks women’s day with online recruiting campaign

World Women’s Snooker director Matt Huart says Ng On-yee, Jaique Ip, So Man-yan and Thailand’s Mink have played a key role in growing the sport.

30 Apr 2020 - 10:56PM

World Women’s Snooker director Matt Huart says Ng On-yee, Jaique Ip, So Man-yan and Thailand’s Mink have played a key role in growing the sport.

Hong Kong hailed for helping to globalise snooker as world body marks women’s day with online recruiting campaign
Darts pro ‘Fat Beauty’ Kevin Leung faces Euro rivals from his Kowloon living room; he urges Hong Kong fans to watch online

The PDC Pro Tour is cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic but the Home Tour series allows players to compete online with real dartboards

29 Apr 2020 - 10:59PM

The PDC Pro Tour is cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic but the Home Tour series allows players to compete online with real dartboards

Darts pro ‘Fat Beauty’ Kevin Leung faces Euro rivals from his Kowloon living room; he urges Hong Kong fans to watch online
Coronavirus: coaches deliver rowing machines to athletes as officials try to stop rowers from leaving the sport

Coaches have been going around Hong Kong delivering rowing machines and exercise bikes to rowers unable to gain access to the Sports Institute.

27 Apr 2020 - 10:38PM

Coaches have been going around Hong Kong delivering rowing machines and exercise bikes to rowers unable to gain access to the Sports Institute.

Coronavirus: coaches deliver rowing machines to athletes as officials try to stop rowers from leaving the sport
Coronavirus: Sports Institute sprays Hong Kong-invented disinfectant across entire facility to protect against Covid-19

The Fo Tan sports academy houses up to 200 athletes and coaches who are unable to leave because of Hong Kong government restrictions

26 Apr 2020 - 10:15PM

The Fo Tan sports academy houses up to 200 athletes and coaches who are unable to leave because of Hong Kong government restrictions

Coronavirus: Sports Institute sprays Hong Kong-invented disinfectant across entire facility to protect against Covid-19
Hong Kong student Gigi Chan goes from polo novice to UK university winning captain in 10 months

The 20-year-old Exeter University undergraduate picked up the sport from her father during a visit to Tianjin, China in the spring of 2019

25 Apr 2020 - 6:38AM

The 20-year-old Exeter University undergraduate picked up the sport from her father during a visit to Tianjin, China in the spring of 2019

Hong Kong student Gigi Chan goes from polo novice to UK university winning captain in 10 months
Fifa and AFC doctor fighting on Iran’s Covid-19 front lines shows symptoms a day after father recovers from coronavirus

The CEO of Iran’s first sports medicine clinic is helping to care for patients at a mall that has been turned into a field hospital

18 Apr 2020 - 10:23PM

The CEO of Iran’s first sports medicine clinic is helping to care for patients at a mall that has been turned into a field hospital

Fifa and AFC doctor fighting on Iran’s Covid-19 front lines shows symptoms a day after father recovers from coronavirus
Hong Kong golfer Tiffany Chan spends 14 days alone in her room, working out and waiting for LPGA Tour to restart

The LPGA Tour pro isolated herself from her family in Hong Kong after returning from the US, but managed 12 days of solid workout.

18 Apr 2020 - 9:42AM

The LPGA Tour pro isolated herself from her family in Hong Kong after returning from the US, but managed 12 days of solid workout.

Hong Kong golfer Tiffany Chan spends 14 days alone in her room, working out and waiting for LPGA Tour to restart
Coronavirus: how Hong Kong doctors used ‘messengers’ to enhance Covid-19 testing at Sports Institute and Kitchee football club

Professor Yung Shu-hang says the city’s sports medicine experts were two or three steps ahead of the government in addressing the coronavirus threat.

17 Apr 2020 - 10:32AM

Professor Yung Shu-hang says the city’s sports medicine experts were two or three steps ahead of the government in addressing the coronavirus threat.

Coronavirus: how Hong Kong doctors used ‘messengers’ to enhance Covid-19 testing at Sports Institute and Kitchee football club
Coronavirus: Hong Kong skater sells designer masks online to make ends meet and keep 2022 Asian Games dream alive

Katherine Choi Wing-yee has set up online stores on Facebook and Instagram to market her special, hand-drawn HKMasks amid closure of public facilities.

13 Apr 2020 - 10:13PM

Katherine Choi Wing-yee has set up online stores on Facebook and Instagram to market her special, hand-drawn HKMasks amid closure of public facilities.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong skater sells designer masks online to make ends meet and keep 2022 Asian Games dream alive