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Hong Kong Tennis Open 2020 cancelled as organisers say safety of players is paramount; 2021 return planned

The 2020 edition of the WTA event was left off a provisional calendar earlier this year.

24 Sep 2020 - 9:50PM

The 2020 edition of the WTA event was left off a provisional calendar earlier this year.

Hong Kong Tennis Open 2020 cancelled as organisers say safety of players is paramount; 2021 return planned
CSL: Shandong Luneng forward Roger Guedes prepares to take unpaid wages issue to Fifa as more reports emerge

Roger Guedes set to take his case to the world governing body after going three months without pay in China.

3 Sep 2020 - 12:24PM

Roger Guedes set to take his case to the world governing body after going three months without pay in China.

CSL: Shandong Luneng forward Roger Guedes prepares to take unpaid wages issue to Fifa as more reports emerge
Fake golf equipment raids across China result in multiple arrests, 120,000 items seized

Police make arrests and seizures during simultaneous raids in four mainland cities.

25 Aug 2020 - 1:58PM

Police make arrests and seizures during simultaneous raids in four mainland cities.

Fake golf equipment raids across China result in multiple arrests, 120,000 items seized
Jeremy Lin could feature for Taiwan at Olympics after securing passport

The 31-year-old successfully applies for a Taiwanese passport opening the door to him representing the national team at international competition.

20 Aug 2020 - 2:19PM

The 31-year-old successfully applies for a Taiwanese passport opening the door to him representing the national team at international competition.

Jeremy Lin could feature for Taiwan at Olympics after securing passport
CBA Finals: Liaoning Flying Leopards stun Guangdong Southern Tigers to go to a decider

Liaoning Flying Leopards stage an incredible comeback to keep their hopes of a second title in three years alive against the Guangdong Southern Tigers.

14 Aug 2020 - 1:41PM

Liaoning Flying Leopards stage an incredible comeback to keep their hopes of a second title in three years alive against the Guangdong Southern Tigers.

CBA Finals: Liaoning Flying Leopards stun Guangdong Southern Tigers to go to a decider
Jessica Shuran Yu: Singapore says it’s enhancing safeguards after figure skater reveals ‘systematic abuse’ by Chinese coaches

Sports agency spokespeople respond after revelations that China-born former Singapore national figure Jessica Shuran Yu was ‘systematically abused’ by coaches as a teen.

24 Jul 2020 - 4:54PM

Sports agency spokespeople respond after revelations that China-born former Singapore national figure Jessica Shuran Yu was ‘systematically abused’ by coaches as a teen.

Jessica Shuran Yu: Singapore says it’s enhancing safeguards after figure skater reveals ‘systematic abuse’ by Chinese coaches
England cricketer Tim Bresnan claims he was drugged at Hong Kong Cricket Sixes in 2008

Tim Bresnan claims he and teammate and Jonathon Trott were given drugs unknowingly while competing at the 2008 cricket event.

12 Jul 2020 - 2:45PM

Tim Bresnan claims he and teammate and Jonathon Trott were given drugs unknowingly while competing at the 2008 cricket event.

England cricketer Tim Bresnan claims he was drugged at Hong Kong Cricket Sixes in 2008
Champions League draw: Manchester City or Real Madrid to face Lyon or Juventus in last eight; Napoli or Barca vs Chelsea or Bayern

The draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and home advantage in the final was conducted on Friday as top teams look for Europe return

10 Jul 2020 - 10:11PM

The draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and home advantage in the final was conducted on Friday as top teams look for Europe return

Champions League draw: Manchester City or Real Madrid to face Lyon or Juventus in last eight; Napoli or Barca vs Chelsea or Bayern
Manny Pacquiao’s beloved pet dog, Pacman, dies in freak car accident

Manny Pacquiao’s dog is fatally injured in a car accident on the eight-weight world champion’s General Santos City property.

29 Jun 2020 - 2:20PM

Manny Pacquiao’s dog is fatally injured in a car accident on the eight-weight world champion’s General Santos City property.

Manny Pacquiao’s beloved pet dog, Pacman, dies in freak car accident
Sun Yang: movie about life of controversial China swimming star to start production in 2021, says mainland report

News reports say the movie will include all his highs, lows and doping controversies but the swimmer has yet to respond to the news.

27 Jun 2020 - 5:42PM

News reports say the movie will include all his highs, lows and doping controversies but the swimmer has yet to respond to the news.

Sun Yang: movie about life of controversial China swimming star to start production in 2021, says mainland report
George Floyd protests: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, teams address racial tensions

Adam Silver urges league office employees to participate in an internal employee resource group focused on African-Americans and the issues they face.

1 Jun 2020 - 2:06PM

Adam Silver urges league office employees to participate in an internal employee resource group focused on African-Americans and the issues they face.

George Floyd protests: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, teams address racial tensions
Hong Kong lacrosse players hope to resume practice in autumn ahead of key tournaments in 2021

The men’s team have a new coach in ex-Lourdes University assistant Chad Fairfoull as they prepare for the World Championship qualifiers

18 May 2020 - 9:44PM

The men’s team have a new coach in ex-Lourdes University assistant Chad Fairfoull as they prepare for the World Championship qualifiers

Hong Kong lacrosse players hope to resume practice in autumn ahead of key tournaments in 2021
Saudi Arabia and Qatar to face off in bid to host the 2030 Asian Games

Both countries have been criticised for their apparent ‘sportwashing’ strategies in recent years.

23 Apr 2020 - 7:36PM

Both countries have been criticised for their apparent ‘sportwashing’ strategies in recent years.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar to face off in bid to host the 2030 Asian Games
Coronavirus: Premier League owners to discuss finishing season in China, say reports

The Premier League are to look at a number of proposals to complete the current league season on Friday, as one CEO says the China plan is a non-starter.

3 Apr 2020 - 10:52PM

The Premier League are to look at a number of proposals to complete the current league season on Friday, as one CEO says the China plan is a non-starter.

Coronavirus: Premier League owners to discuss finishing season in China, say reports
Tokyo 2020: emotional Eumir Felix Marcial dedicates Olympic berth to his father after Filipino star fulfils a lifelong dream

The three-time SEA Games champion beat Mongolia’s Byamba-Erden Otgonbaatar in the last eight to reach guarantee an Olympic place.

9 Mar 2020 - 8:15PM

The three-time SEA Games champion beat Mongolia’s Byamba-Erden Otgonbaatar in the last eight to reach guarantee an Olympic place.

Tokyo 2020: emotional Eumir Felix Marcial dedicates Olympic berth to his father after Filipino star fulfils a lifelong dream
Canada Sevens: New Zealand beat Australia to take honours as hosts stun South Africa to claim bronze

New Zealand stay top of the World Series pile after a third gold medal of the series, while Canada’s best finish at a sevens vaults them up the standings.

9 Mar 2020 - 11:59AM

New Zealand stay top of the World Series pile after a third gold medal of the series, while Canada’s best finish at a sevens vaults them up the standings.

Canada Sevens: New Zealand beat Australia to take honours as hosts stun South Africa to claim bronze
Los Angeles Sevens: Carlin Isles and Perry Baker hit 200 tries but Australia spoil USA party with victory in pool C

The Aussies, who boast 10.4-second sprinter Trae Williams face Ireland in the quarter-finals while the Eagles take on South Africa.

1 Mar 2020 - 10:12PM

The Aussies, who boast 10.4-second sprinter Trae Williams face Ireland in the quarter-finals while the Eagles take on South Africa.

Los Angeles Sevens: Carlin Isles and Perry Baker hit 200 tries but Australia spoil USA party with victory in pool C
Hong Kong sevens advance to cup quarter-finals in Challenger Series finale in Uruguay

Two wins put Hong Kong in the championship stages of the Challenger Series in South America.

23 Feb 2020 - 12:15PM

Two wins put Hong Kong in the championship stages of the Challenger Series in South America.

Hong Kong sevens advance to cup quarter-finals in Challenger Series finale in Uruguay
Hong Kong top their Sevens qualifier pool in Chile, set to face Uganda in quarter-final

Successful opening day for Hong Kong in South America.

16 Feb 2020 - 2:35PM

Successful opening day for Hong Kong in South America.

Hong Kong top their Sevens qualifier pool in Chile, set to face Uganda in quarter-final
Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s only public golf course shuts for two weeks after infected customer visits

Kau Sai Chau Golf Course says ‘next two weeks have been identified as critical in terms of containing the disease’ after customer who visited island is confirmed to be infected.

8 Feb 2020 - 1:03PM

Kau Sai Chau Golf Course says ‘next two weeks have been identified as critical in terms of containing the disease’ after customer who visited island is confirmed to be infected.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s only public golf course shuts for two weeks after infected customer visits
Coronavirus outbreak: Longines Masters cancelled in yet another setback for Hong Kong sport

The February 14-16 event was officially called off on Thursday night after days of uncertainty.

31 Jan 2020 - 2:11PM

The February 14-16 event was officially called off on Thursday night after days of uncertainty.

Coronavirus outbreak: Longines Masters cancelled in yet another setback for Hong Kong sport
UFC Raleigh: Curtis Blaydes in title contention after impressive Junior Dos Santos win

Blaydes secures second round TKO victory over Dos Santos and demands a heavyweight title shot.

26 Jan 2020 - 12:19PM

Blaydes secures second round TKO victory over Dos Santos and demands a heavyweight title shot.

UFC Raleigh: Curtis Blaydes in title contention after impressive Junior Dos Santos win
Hong Kong Marathon cancelled in wake of coronavirus outbreak – most social media users say it’s a ‘wise’ and ‘right’ decision

Organisers of the 2020 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon say ‘public health is our top priority’ and will fully refund entry fees.

25 Jan 2020 - 6:39PM

Organisers of the 2020 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon say ‘public health is our top priority’ and will fully refund entry fees.

Hong Kong Marathon cancelled in wake of coronavirus outbreak – most social media users say it’s a ‘wise’ and ‘right’ decision
2020 sport calendar: download free PDF wallchart schedule of the coming year’s top events

Tokyo Olympic Games and ICC World Twenty20 are the highlights of the coming year’s sporting calendar

30 Dec 2019 - 3:00PM

Tokyo Olympic Games and ICC World Twenty20 are the highlights of the coming year’s sporting calendar

2020 sport calendar: download free PDF wallchart schedule of the coming year’s top events
Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 4: UFC’s Zhang Weili, Korean Zombie rule in top five

See who rules the roost in the Post’s list of the best Asian mixed martial artists, as UFC, One Championship and Rizin stars round out our top five.

26 Dec 2019 - 3:07PM

See who rules the roost in the Post’s list of the best Asian mixed martial artists, as UFC, One Championship and Rizin stars round out our top five.

Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 4: UFC’s Zhang Weili, Korean Zombie rule in top five
Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 3: Aung La N Sang, UFC’s Song Yadong feature in Nos 10-6

One Championship stars Aung La N Sang and Christian Lee crack the Post’s top 10, while Song Yandong and Li ‘The Leech’ Jingliang represent the UFC.

25 Dec 2019 - 3:19PM

One Championship stars Aung La N Sang and Christian Lee crack the Post’s top 10, while Song Yandong and Li ‘The Leech’ Jingliang represent the UFC.

Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 3: Aung La N Sang, UFC’s Song Yadong feature in Nos 10-6
Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 2: Angela Lee, UFC’s Korean Superboy feature in spots 15-11

It’s a tie between One Championship title-holders Angela Lee and Xiong Jingnan in part two of the Post’s list of the best Asian mixed martial artists.

24 Dec 2019 - 3:16PM

It’s a tie between One Championship title-holders Angela Lee and Xiong Jingnan in part two of the Post’s list of the best Asian mixed martial artists.

Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 2: Angela Lee, UFC’s Korean Superboy feature in spots 15-11
Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 1: UFC, One Championship stars fill spots 20-16

With Asian mixed martial arts going from strength to strength, check out Nos 20-16 from our top 20 Asian fighters, featuring UFC and One Championship stars.

24 Dec 2019 - 3:12PM

With Asian mixed martial arts going from strength to strength, check out Nos 20-16 from our top 20 Asian fighters, featuring UFC and One Championship stars.

Top 20 Asian MMA fighters for 2020, part 1: UFC, One Championship stars fill spots 20-16
Hong Kong strikes silver and bronze on final day of FEI Asian Championships to bring medal haul to five

Hong Kong over-delivers at inaugural equestrian Asian Championships held in Pattaya, Thailand attracting teams from 13 nations.

10 Dec 2019 - 9:56AM

Hong Kong over-delivers at inaugural equestrian Asian Championships held in Pattaya, Thailand attracting teams from 13 nations.

Hong Kong strikes silver and bronze on final day of FEI Asian Championships to bring medal haul to five
Hong Kong Golf Open back on as flagship sporting event is confirmed for January

November event, which was postponed due to civil unrest, will now be staged from January 9-12.

6 Dec 2019 - 10:58PM

November event, which was postponed due to civil unrest, will now be staged from January 9-12.

Hong Kong Golf Open back on as flagship sporting event is confirmed for January
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