Unus Alladin

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Unus Alladin

Senior Production Editor

Unus Alladin is an award-winning sports journalist. He has covered the Hong Kong and international sports scene for more than 35 years, ranging from Formula One to the Olympic Games.

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‘China will win the coronavirus battle’: Ip Man star Donnie Yen donates HK$1 million to frontline medical workers in Wuhan

The 56-year-old star and film producer posts a 28-second video clip on Weibo thanking frontline medical staff in Wuhan.

19 Feb 2020 - 11:38PM

The 56-year-old star and film producer posts a 28-second video clip on Weibo thanking frontline medical staff in Wuhan.

‘China will win the coronavirus battle’: Ip Man star Donnie Yen donates HK$1 million to frontline medical workers in Wuhan
UFC 248: Zhang Weili obtains US visa for title defence – ‘now I can put my heart into this’

Chinese champ Zhang Weili relieved to finally be cleared to travel to the US for Joanna Jedrzejczyk fight at UFC 248 – ‘now I can put my heart into this’.

19 Feb 2020 - 5:45PM

Chinese champ Zhang Weili relieved to finally be cleared to travel to the US for Joanna Jedrzejczyk fight at UFC 248 – ‘now I can put my heart into this’.

UFC 248: Zhang Weili obtains US visa for title defence – ‘now I can put my heart into this’
‘I hope to return with good news’: Boxing star Rex Tso flies to Jordan for Olympic qualifiers after switch from coronavirus epicentre Wuhan

The ‘Wonder Kid’ has been given an extra month to prepare for the Asia/Oceanic qualifiers but would have to be at his best to make it to Tokyo

17 Feb 2020 - 10:31PM

The ‘Wonder Kid’ has been given an extra month to prepare for the Asia/Oceanic qualifiers but would have to be at his best to make it to Tokyo

‘I hope to return with good news’: Boxing star Rex Tso flies to Jordan for Olympic qualifiers after switch from coronavirus epicentre Wuhan
‘I must be on the front line’ of coronavirus epidemic,’ China’s bodybuilding traditional Chinese medicine doctor says

The bodybuilder and traditional Chinese medicine doctor has been thrust on the frontline in the fight against the coronavirus in Qingdao, which is about 1,000km from Wuhan.

6 Feb 2020 - 10:02AM

The bodybuilder and traditional Chinese medicine doctor has been thrust on the frontline in the fight against the coronavirus in Qingdao, which is about 1,000km from Wuhan.

‘I must be on the front line’ of coronavirus epidemic,’ China’s  bodybuilding traditional Chinese medicine doctor says
Wuhan dilemma for IOC as Hong Kong’s Rex Tso gears up for Tokyo Olympic boxing qualifiers

Wuhan qualifying tournament next month could be postponed or even cancelled as the city battles a mystery pneumonia virus

22 Jan 2020 - 4:49PM

Wuhan qualifying tournament next month could be postponed or even cancelled as the city battles a mystery pneumonia virus

Wuhan dilemma for IOC as Hong Kong’s Rex Tso gears up for Tokyo Olympic boxing qualifiers
IFBB bodybuilding legend Flex Wheeler takes first step since losing part of his leg

The 54-year-old four-time Arnold Classic winner is fitted with a prosthetic leg and takes his first step with it as he tries to stay positive after his latest setback

31 Dec 2019 - 10:32PM

The 54-year-old four-time Arnold Classic winner is fitted with a prosthetic leg and takes his first step with it as he tries to stay positive after his latest setback

IFBB bodybuilding legend Flex Wheeler takes first step since losing part of his leg
Siobhan Haughey named 2019 Asian Female Swimmer of the Year by SwimSwam

The 22-year-old Hong Kong Olympian collects another award to her growing mantelpiece after setting multiple records in another outstanding year

28 Dec 2019 - 11:07PM

The 22-year-old Hong Kong Olympian collects another award to her growing mantelpiece after setting multiple records in another outstanding year

Siobhan Haughey named 2019 Asian Female Swimmer of the Year by SwimSwam
Pandemonium as fans show disgust after Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr quits against Daniel Jacobs

Food, drinks and other debris are thrown on to the ring after the Mexican quits at the start of the sixth round of shambolic super middleweight bout in Phoenix

21 Dec 2019 - 10:49PM

Food, drinks and other debris are thrown on to the ring after the Mexican quits at the start of the sixth round of shambolic super middleweight bout in Phoenix

Pandemonium as fans show disgust after Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr quits against Daniel Jacobs
Manny Pacquiao to get his own wax figure at world-famous Madame Tussauds ... in Hong Kong

The Philippines boxing icon will join a group of ‘A-Listers’ at the museum after having getting himself ‘fitted’ to become the latest attraction at The Peak

22 Dec 2019 - 3:59PM

The Philippines boxing icon will join a group of ‘A-Listers’ at the museum after having getting himself ‘fitted’ to become the latest attraction at The Peak

Manny Pacquiao to get his own wax figure at world-famous Madame Tussauds ... in Hong Kong
Bruce Lee’s daughter says she’s open to conversation with Quentin Tarantino after ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ controversy

‘I would imagine that he has no love-lost for me,’ says Shannon Lee of the Hollywood director whose movie portrayed her father as a troublemaking braggart

18 Dec 2019 - 6:18AM

‘I would imagine that he has no love-lost for me,’ says Shannon Lee of the Hollywood director whose movie portrayed her father as a troublemaking braggart

Bruce Lee’s daughter says she’s open to conversation with Quentin Tarantino after ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ controversy
Never too late: Manny Pacquiao graduates from university with a degree in political science

The Philippines boxing icon attends ceremony at the University of Makati on Wednesday as he lines up a possible summer clash against American-Mexican Mickey Garcia

12 Dec 2019 - 3:26PM

The Philippines boxing icon attends ceremony at the University of Makati on Wednesday as he lines up a possible summer clash against American-Mexican Mickey Garcia

Never too late: Manny Pacquiao graduates from university with a degree in political science
Lee Cheuk-yiu’s Hong Kong Open triumph still stands despite controversial finish, says Badminton World Federation

Umpire should not have called championship point a “fault” against his Indonesian opponent, says badminton’s world governing body

20 Nov 2019 - 7:10PM

Umpire should not have called championship point a “fault” against his Indonesian opponent, says badminton’s world governing body

Lee Cheuk-yiu’s Hong Kong Open triumph still stands despite controversial finish, says Badminton World Federation
Sage Northcutt almost had nerves ‘sliced off’ in brutal One Championship KO but is ‘super eager to come back’

Former UFC star Sage Northcutt almost had his nerves ‘sliced’ from punch by Cosmo Alexandre, and hasn’t been to the gym since suffering facial injuries on debut in May.

13 Nov 2019 - 1:53PM

Former UFC star Sage Northcutt almost had his nerves ‘sliced’ from punch by Cosmo Alexandre, and hasn’t been to the gym since suffering facial injuries on debut in May.

Sage Northcutt almost had nerves ‘sliced off’ in brutal One Championship KO but is ‘super eager to come back’
Bruce Lee’s one-inch punch kung fu moment recreated in Ip Man 4

Ip Man 4’s latest trailer gives martial arts another teaser to the popular franchise with Bruce Lee’s famous demonstration in Long Beach, California recreated

9 Nov 2019 - 10:25PM

Ip Man 4’s latest trailer gives martial arts another teaser to the popular franchise with Bruce Lee’s famous demonstration in Long Beach, California recreated

Bruce Lee’s one-inch punch kung fu moment recreated in Ip Man 4
‘It’s going to take a lot more than that to stop me,’ says Marlen Esparza after gruesome head injury

Texan needed 20 stitches to the forehead after an accidental headbutt against Seniesa Estrada during their WBA women’s flyweight bout in Las Vegas

4 Nov 2019 - 10:43PM

Texan needed 20 stitches to the forehead after an accidental headbutt against Seniesa Estrada during their WBA women’s flyweight bout in Las Vegas

‘It’s going to take a lot more than that to stop me,’ says Marlen Esparza after gruesome head injury
‘Macau is deep in my heart’: Sophia Floersch confirms Macau Grand Prix return 12 months after spectacular crash

The 18-year-old German is looking forward to returning to ‘incredible’ Macau after scraping enough funds to have another go at the race with HWA Racelab

4 Nov 2019 - 7:23PM

The 18-year-old German is looking forward to returning to ‘incredible’ Macau after scraping enough funds to have another go at the race with HWA Racelab

‘Macau is deep in my heart’: Sophia Floersch confirms Macau Grand Prix return 12 months after spectacular crash
Young Hong Kong snooker player Poon Ching-chiu, 18, dies during training

Teenager dies during a training session at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, shocking the local billiards and snooker fraternity.

1 Nov 2019 - 1:42AM

Teenager dies during a training session at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, shocking the local billiards and snooker fraternity.

Young Hong Kong snooker player Poon Ching-chiu, 18, dies during training
UFC: Conor McGregor’s Moscow hotel put on security lockdown as angry mob tries to confront him

Ritz-Carlton calls for police backup after around 100 men surround the UFC star’s hotel in the Russian capital during his promotional tour.

30 Oct 2019 - 10:01PM

Ritz-Carlton calls for police backup after around 100 men surround the UFC star’s hotel in the Russian capital during his promotional tour.

UFC: Conor McGregor’s Moscow hotel put on security lockdown as angry mob tries to confront him
Manny Pacquiao posts video of Jack Ma sparring with him, challenges Floyd Mayweather to a fight

Philippines icon posts a 27-second video of Jack Ma throwing punches as they mock the unbeaten American, who has not fought since a farcical exhibition last New Year’s Eve

28 Oct 2019 - 9:26PM

Philippines icon posts a 27-second video of Jack Ma throwing punches as they mock the unbeaten American, who has not fought since a farcical exhibition last New Year’s Eve

Manny Pacquiao posts video of Jack Ma sparring with him, challenges Floyd Mayweather to a fight
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan share a photo together, causes stir on Instagram

The ‘Terminator’ star bumped into Hong Kong martial arts legend and the pair complimented each other on their Instagram accounts

27 Oct 2019 - 6:41PM

The ‘Terminator’ star bumped into Hong Kong martial arts legend and the pair complimented each other on their Instagram accounts

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan share a photo together, causes stir on Instagram
Manny Pacquiao meets Jack Ma again … and they FaceTime Jet Li at dinner in Hangzhou, China

Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee are given a pair of golden microphones from the former executive chairman of Alibaba as they have dinner in Hangzhou, China.

27 Oct 2019 - 3:23PM

Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee are given a pair of golden microphones from the former executive chairman of Alibaba as they have dinner in Hangzhou, China.

Manny Pacquiao meets Jack Ma again … and they FaceTime Jet Li at dinner in Hangzhou, China
Kawhi Leonard teams up with Arnold Schwarzenegger in skit for Terminator: Dark Fate

LA Clippers star makes a surprise appearance to help promote the latest instalment of the Terminator franchise

23 Oct 2019 - 10:13PM

LA Clippers star makes a surprise appearance to help promote the latest instalment of the Terminator franchise

Kawhi Leonard teams up with Arnold Schwarzenegger in skit for Terminator: Dark Fate
Bodybuilding legend Flex Wheeler in latest personal battle after losing part of his right leg during emergency surgery

The four-time Arnold Classic winner and bodybuilding legend has battled health issues in the past and was involved in a near-fatal car accident in 1994

22 Oct 2019 - 8:54PM

The four-time Arnold Classic winner and bodybuilding legend has battled health issues in the past and was involved in a near-fatal car accident in 1994

Bodybuilding legend Flex Wheeler in latest personal battle after losing part of his right leg during emergency surgery
Mike Tyson was knocking out grown men at just 12 years old, says former trainer Teddy Atlas

Hall of Fame coach remembers when young Tyson first walked into Cus D’Amato’s gym on his way to becoming the youngest heavyweight champion in history.

21 Oct 2019 - 7:02PM

Hall of Fame coach remembers when young Tyson first walked into Cus D’Amato’s gym on his way to becoming the youngest heavyweight champion in history.

Mike Tyson was knocking out grown men at just 12 years old, says former trainer Teddy Atlas
Jackie Chan says he wants to make films in Saudi Arabia after being honoured with award in Riyadh

The 65-year-old Hong Kong star receives Joy Excellence Award at lavish ceremony in Riyadh where he says he’s already found a location to film car stunts and action scenes.

17 Oct 2019 - 12:29PM

The 65-year-old Hong Kong star receives Joy Excellence Award at lavish ceremony in Riyadh where he says he’s already found a location to film car stunts and action scenes.

Jackie Chan says he wants to make films in Saudi Arabia after being honoured with award in Riyadh
Miracle crash survivor Sophia Floersch hints of return to the 2019 Macau Grand Prix – ‘I really want to go’

German teenager hints of returning to the 6.2km Guia circuit after making world headlines with her spectacular crash last year at Lisboa Bend

16 Oct 2019 - 12:08AM

German teenager hints of returning to the 6.2km Guia circuit after making world headlines with her spectacular crash last year at Lisboa Bend

Miracle crash survivor Sophia Floersch hints of return to the 2019 Macau Grand Prix – ‘I really want to go’
Manny Pacquiao is ready when you are Floyd Mayweather, says Filipino’s camp

MP Promotions president Sean Gibbons says ‘Money’ is a ‘tremendous poker player’ who is waiting for the most opportune moment to agree to a rematch

9 Oct 2019 - 7:38PM

MP Promotions president Sean Gibbons says ‘Money’ is a ‘tremendous poker player’ who is waiting for the most opportune moment to agree to a rematch

Manny Pacquiao is ready when you are Floyd Mayweather, says Filipino’s camp
Manny Pacquiao complains of Floyd Mayweather’s ‘high demands’ as rematch talks begin

Filipino icon is not impressed by the retired American fighter giving promoters and governments a ‘hard time’ with ‘so many demands’

2 Oct 2019 - 8:10PM

Filipino icon is not impressed by the retired American fighter giving promoters and governments a ‘hard time’ with ‘so many demands’

Manny Pacquiao complains of Floyd Mayweather’s ‘high demands’ as rematch talks begin
UFC: I’m super bummed, says Holly Holm as she withdraws from Melbourne with torn hamstring

UFC star tells fans she will be back “soon” after suffering a 30 per cent tear of her hamstring that prevents her fighting fellow American Raquel Pennington

30 Sep 2019 - 5:30PM

UFC star tells fans she will be back “soon” after suffering a 30 per cent tear of her hamstring that prevents her fighting fellow American Raquel Pennington

UFC: I’m super bummed, says Holly Holm as she withdraws from Melbourne with torn hamstring
Fans saddened as Donnie Yen confirms ‘Ip Man 4’ will be last instalment of the series

Hong Kong mixed martial arts superstar will play the legendary wing chun grandmaster for the last time but fans are looking forward to latest offering

24 Sep 2019 - 3:17PM

Hong Kong mixed martial arts superstar will play the legendary wing chun grandmaster for the last time but fans are looking forward to latest offering

Fans saddened as Donnie Yen confirms ‘Ip Man 4’ will be last  instalment of the series