Richard Castka

This year’s China Open is not sanctioned by the European Tour but the Order of Merit winner will earn a full card to the newly launched DP World Tour.


The 26-year-old Hak leaves Covid-19 chaos of US, making trek from family home in Florida to find playing opportunities in China, including the national Open.

Taiwan's Chang Chih-hsuan made her debut in the Lucozade Hong Kong Cross Country Championships a winning one at Fanling yesterday, just one day after claiming the Unicef 10km at Disneyland.

Christy Yiu Kit-ching made a stunning defence of her Ageo City Half-marathon title in Japan and in the process smashed the 13-year-old Hong Kong record set by Maggie Chan Man-yee.

Wang Kun is making a habit out of winning Hong Kong biggest distance races. The Macau-based mainlander led home the 6,000 starters in Sunday's Asics Hong Kong 10k Challenge with consummate ease, and said he now intends to defend his half-marathon title in the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon event in January.

Zhang Lianwei is loving life as a rookie - at the age of 50. China's pioneering golfer has just begun his second career and is tackling it in the same way he did when he turned pro some 20 years ago - playing to win.

Christy Yiu Kit-ching, Hong Kong's sole representative in the world athletics championships, finished a respectable 32nd from 63 starters in the marathon in Beijing on Sunday, despite hitting the wall early in the race.

Hong Kong competitors swept the board in the elite male junior section at the Shizuishan ASTC Triathlon Premium Asian Cup in northern China on Sunday.

Hong Kong’s Hilda Choi Yan-yin claimed her first ITU victory as an elite senior athlete in the Asian Triathlon Cup in Burabay, Kazakhstan, on Sunday.

Christy Yiu Kit-ching will turn up the heat on her marathon career at the world championships in Beijing in August after running almost four minutes inside the Olympic qualifying time in the Volkswagen Prague Marathon.

Hong Kong’s Christy Yiu Kit-ching ensured herself of a place at this year’s World Athletic Championships in Beijing, and also a start in the Rio Olympics after bettering the qualifying time for both events in Sunday's Prague Marathon.

Yip Lun-ming, or Mr Yip as he was known to expatriate runners and Yip bak (uncle Yip) to locals, was an inspiration to scores of runners for his total dedication to the sport he loved.