Unus Alladin

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.
Unus Alladin
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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Mixu Paatelainen sticks with experience as he names 23-strong Hong Kong World Cup squad

The Finn has no room for a batch of youngsters as he puts his faith in experience against Cambodia and Iran, the highest Fifa ranked team in Asia

16 Aug 2019 - 8:04PM

The Finn has no room for a batch of youngsters as he puts his faith in experience against Cambodia and Iran, the highest Fifa ranked team in Asia

Mixu Paatelainen sticks with experience as he names 23-strong Hong Kong World Cup squad
Tale of the Tape | Should Manny Pacquiao be ranked below Floyd Mayweather as the greatest boxer of all time?

Retired US superstar tops BoxRec list but rival Manny Pacquiao is hot on his heels as an active fighter proving he can still mix it with the best at age of 40

17 Aug 2019 - 8:24PM

Retired US superstar tops BoxRec list but rival Manny Pacquiao is hot on his heels as an active fighter proving he can still mix it with the best at age of 40

Should Manny Pacquiao be ranked below Floyd Mayweather as the greatest boxer of all time?
Martial arts superstar Jet Li is shocking fans with his appearance … but in a good way this time

Mulan star appears healthy and radiant as he has photo taken with a fan more than a year after shocking the world with his frail appearance.

16 Aug 2019 - 10:38AM

Mulan star appears healthy and radiant as he has photo taken with a fan more than a year after shocking the world with his frail appearance.

Martial arts superstar Jet Li is shocking fans with his appearance … but in a good way this time
Argentina men’s volleyball team under fire for ‘slant-eyed’ gesture during celebratory group photo shot

Several members of the South American team make the offensive gesture after beating China and qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, including star player Facundo Conte

12 Aug 2019 - 11:55PM

Several members of the South American team make the offensive gesture after beating China and qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, including star player Facundo Conte

Argentina men’s volleyball team under fire for ‘slant-eyed’ gesture during celebratory group photo shot
Neymar and Ronaldo appear in bizarre phone commercial in make-believe boxing fight

Two of the biggest names in football go mano-a-mano in video that has been seen more than 2.6 million times on Instagram

12 Aug 2019 - 7:00PM

Two of the biggest names in football go mano-a-mano in video that has been seen more than 2.6 million times on Instagram

Neymar and Ronaldo appear in bizarre phone commercial in make-believe boxing fight
Manchester City radio presenters sacked for making offensive Jackie Chan jokes while putting on Chinese accents during podcast

Mike McClean and Nigel Clucas are condemned by the Premier League club for performing skits of stereotypically racist Chinese accents

10 Aug 2019 - 9:06PM

Mike McClean and Nigel Clucas are condemned by the Premier League club for performing skits of stereotypically racist Chinese accents

Manchester City radio presenters sacked for making offensive Jackie Chan jokes while putting on Chinese accents during podcast
Manny Pacquiao, sign the contract: Keith Thurman wants rematch – ‘I might go to the Philippines to talk’

American says he deserves a second crack at ‘Pacman’ after split-decision loss last month – and is even willing to go to the Philippines to prove he’s better.

7 Aug 2019 - 10:47PM

American says he deserves a second crack at ‘Pacman’ after split-decision loss last month – and is even willing to go to the Philippines to prove he’s better.

Manny Pacquiao, sign the contract: Keith Thurman wants rematch – ‘I might go to the Philippines to talk’
Hong Kong’s Angus Ng blows four championship match points in Thailand Open final defeat

The 25-year-old comes within a whisker of scoring a major upset in Bangkok but must wait longer before he can add to his 2016 Hong Kong Open triumph

5 Aug 2019 - 12:13AM

The 25-year-old comes within a whisker of scoring a major upset in Bangkok but must wait longer before he can add to his 2016 Hong Kong Open triumph

Hong Kong’s Angus Ng blows four championship match points in Thailand Open final defeat
Bruce Lee adored Muhammad Ali and would never show off on set, says protégé on ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ debate

Dan Inosanto, who starred with martial arts icon in ‘Game of Death’, weighs in on Quentin Tarantino controversy saying Lee would always show humility.

2 Aug 2019 - 4:35PM

Dan Inosanto, who starred with martial arts icon in ‘Game of Death’, weighs in on Quentin Tarantino controversy saying Lee would always show humility.

Bruce Lee adored Muhammad Ali and would never show off on set, says protégé on ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ debate
Sensei Says | How ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ should have ended … with Bruce Lee making more than a cameo appearance

Quentin Tarantino’s Hollywood blockbuster doesn’t sit well with most Bruce Lee fans – here’s an alternate ending to make things right

3 Aug 2019 - 10:16PM

Quentin Tarantino’s Hollywood blockbuster doesn’t sit well with most Bruce Lee fans – here’s an alternate ending to make things right

How ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ should have ended … with Bruce Lee making more than a cameo appearance
Tokyo Olympics setback for Hong Kong star fencer Vivian Kong after ACL knee surgery

The world No 1 female epeeist is expected to be on the sidelines for about six months as her 2020 Tokyo Games plans are thrown into disarray

29 Jul 2019 - 10:50PM

The world No 1 female epeeist is expected to be on the sidelines for about six months as her 2020 Tokyo Games plans are thrown into disarray

Tokyo Olympics setback for Hong Kong star fencer Vivian Kong after ACL knee surgery
Hong Kong protesters could do with IOC president Thomas Bach’s fencing skills since he’s still got it at 65 years old

The world’s most powerful man in sport gives a young boy a fencing lesson, proving he still has polished skills as a former world-class athlete

28 Jul 2019 - 9:56PM

The world’s most powerful man in sport gives a young boy a fencing lesson, proving he still has polished skills as a former world-class athlete

Hong Kong protesters could do with IOC president Thomas Bach’s fencing skills since he’s still got it at 65 years old
Manny Pacquiao built his entire career and legacy off my name, says Floyd Mayweather

‘Money’ rips Filipino icon days after win over Keith Thurman – and says ‘so-called experts’ are making excuses for a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch

24 Jul 2019 - 3:25PM

‘Money’ rips Filipino icon days after win over Keith Thurman – and says ‘so-called experts’ are making excuses for a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch

Manny Pacquiao built his entire career and legacy off my name, says Floyd Mayweather
Floyd Mayweather vows to go ‘all-out’ to help China win medals at the Tokyo Olympics

The retired American superstar will ‘use his influence and resources to support the Chinese boxing project’ as he joins forces with mainland boxing authority

23 Jul 2019 - 6:25PM

The retired American superstar will ‘use his influence and resources to support the Chinese boxing project’ as he joins forces with mainland boxing authority

Floyd Mayweather vows to go ‘all-out’ to help China win medals at the Tokyo Olympics
Knife attack on Simon Yam outrageous, says veteran martial arts legend Sammo Hung

Hong Kong-born actor and filmmaker receives a lifetime achievement award in Kuala Lumpur and is shocked by knife attack on fellow entertainer Simon Yam

21 Jul 2019 - 8:25PM

Hong Kong-born actor and filmmaker receives a lifetime achievement award in Kuala Lumpur and is shocked by knife attack on fellow entertainer Simon Yam

Knife attack on Simon Yam outrageous, says veteran martial arts legend Sammo Hung
‘Manny Pacquiao is still going strong’ – world reacts to Philippines icon’s ‘incredible’ win against Keith Thurman

Heavyweight legends Deontay Wilder and Lennox Lewis are impressed by the Filipino senator’s latest triumph as ‘Pacman’ becomes fifth oldest world title holder

21 Jul 2019 - 8:47PM

Heavyweight legends Deontay Wilder and Lennox Lewis are impressed by the Filipino senator’s latest triumph as ‘Pacman’ becomes fifth oldest world title holder

‘Manny Pacquiao is still going strong’ – world reacts to Philippines icon’s ‘incredible’ win against Keith Thurman
Vivian Kong achieves historic bronze at fencing worlds; dedicates it to people of Hong Kong

Left-handed fencer dedicates her bronze to the people of Hong Kong and is looking like a genuine medal chance at next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

19 Jul 2019 - 10:21PM

Left-handed fencer dedicates her bronze to the people of Hong Kong and is looking like a genuine medal chance at next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

Vivian Kong achieves historic bronze at fencing worlds; dedicates it to people of Hong Kong
‘All Time’ Manny Pacquiao will humble ‘One Time’ Keith Thurman, trainer warns

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach thinks ‘all the media’ are backing the wrong fighter for Vegas showdown, saying his protégé has pushed himself to the limit in training

17 Jul 2019 - 5:42PM

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach thinks ‘all the media’ are backing the wrong fighter for Vegas showdown, saying his protégé has pushed himself to the limit in training

‘All Time’ Manny Pacquiao will humble ‘One Time’ Keith Thurman, trainer warns
Opinion | Is this curtains for Mr Olympia Shawn Rhoden after rape accusations?

The Jamaican-American has been banned from competing in this year’s show after being accused of raping a woman bodybuilder in a hotel room in Utah

16 Jul 2019 - 11:56PM

The Jamaican-American has been banned from competing in this year’s show after being accused of raping a woman bodybuilder in a hotel room in Utah

Is this curtains for Mr Olympia Shawn Rhoden after rape accusations?
Hong Kong martial arts superstar Donnie Yen reveals past financial struggles – ‘I only had HK$100 to my name’

‘Mulan’ and ‘Ip Man 4’ star tells magazine that he had to borrow money from his production crew to make ends meet but ‘I just look back at my past with a smile’

14 Jul 2019 - 9:25PM

‘Mulan’ and ‘Ip Man 4’ star tells magazine that he had to borrow money from his production crew to make ends meet but ‘I just look back at my past with a smile’

Hong Kong martial arts superstar Donnie Yen reveals past financial struggles – ‘I only had HK$100 to my name’
Manchester City name squad for Asia Tour but it’s missing several notable names

English domestic treble winners got off to a disastrous start when their flight was cancelled in Manchester on Saturday but they will fly out on Sunday.

14 Jul 2019 - 11:40PM

English domestic treble winners got off to a disastrous start when their flight was cancelled in Manchester on Saturday but they will fly out on Sunday.

Manchester City name squad for Asia Tour but it’s missing several notable names
Manny Pacquiao vows ‘this fight will not last 12 rounds’ ahead of Keith Thurman showdown

Philippines icon thinks he’s a better fighter than five years ago and he wants to end the fight quickly so he can resume his duties as a senator.

12 Jul 2019 - 12:50AM

Philippines icon thinks he’s a better fighter than five years ago and he wants to end the fight quickly so he can resume his duties as a senator.

Manny Pacquiao vows ‘this fight will not last 12 rounds’ ahead of Keith Thurman showdown
Floyd Mayweather gets dropped for the first time ... but on the basketball court

Boxing superstar takes part in charity basketball match but is outplayed by a streetball legend by the name of ‘Bone Collector’ at UCLA in Los Angeles

10 Jul 2019 - 6:21PM

Boxing superstar takes part in charity basketball match but is outplayed by a streetball legend by the name of ‘Bone Collector’ at UCLA in Los Angeles

Floyd Mayweather gets dropped for the first time ... but on the basketball court
Manny Pacquiao’s son Jimuel gets into the ring to join his father in training

The 18-year-old aspiring boxer gets tips from his famous dad ahead of fight against Thurman as hundreds of fans turn up during his training sessions in LA

10 Jul 2019 - 9:12AM

The 18-year-old aspiring boxer gets tips from his famous dad ahead of fight against Thurman as hundreds of fans turn up during his training sessions in LA

Manny Pacquiao’s son Jimuel gets into the ring to join his father in training
Manchester City officials wary of Hong Kong protests but insist summer tour is still on

Premier League champions are scheduled to make their second visit to Hong Kong after winning the 2013 Asia Trophy when they beat Sunderland in final

6 Jul 2019 - 11:05PM

Premier League champions are scheduled to make their second visit to Hong Kong after winning the 2013 Asia Trophy when they beat Sunderland in final

Manchester City officials wary of Hong Kong protests but insist summer tour is still on
Donnie Yen nails ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ blindfolded, topping Jason Statham and Conor McGregor

‘Ip Man 4’ star takes up viral social media stunt which is sweeping the world, joining fellow action star Jason Statham and UFC legend Conor McGregor.

4 Jul 2019 - 4:54PM

‘Ip Man 4’ star takes up viral social media stunt which is sweeping the world, joining fellow action star Jason Statham and UFC legend Conor McGregor.

Donnie Yen nails ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ blindfolded, topping Jason Statham and Conor McGregor
Manny Pacquiao becomes new favourite for Keith Thurman clash as American resorts to more trash talk

Unbeaten American claims Filipino icon didn’t do a ‘goddamn thing’ in his controversial 2017 loss to Jeff Horn as ‘Pacman’ becomes 1.8 favourite for fight

3 Jul 2019 - 4:04PM

Unbeaten American claims Filipino icon didn’t do a ‘goddamn thing’ in his controversial 2017 loss to Jeff Horn as ‘Pacman’ becomes 1.8 favourite for fight

Manny Pacquiao becomes new favourite for Keith Thurman clash as American resorts to more trash talk
Houston Rockets superstar James Harden apologises for ‘violating traffic rules’ in Shanghai

Last year’s NBA MVP winner takes to Weibo to say sorry for breaking the law on his scooter and says he will ‘make sure he will abide by the rules next time’.

30 Jun 2019 - 11:02PM

Last year’s NBA MVP winner takes to Weibo to say sorry for breaking the law on his scooter and says he will ‘make sure he will abide by the rules next time’.

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden apologises for ‘violating traffic rules’ in Shanghai
NBA superstar James Harden stopped by traffic police in Shanghai and has bike confiscated on China promotional tour

Houston Rockets shooting guard might be unstoppable on court but he was pulled over by a bemused policeman on a promotional tour of China

30 Jun 2019 - 3:59PM

Houston Rockets shooting guard might be unstoppable on court but he was pulled over by a bemused policeman on a promotional tour of China

NBA superstar James Harden stopped by traffic police in Shanghai and has bike confiscated on China promotional tour
Double glory as Hong Kong’s Coleman Wong wins both singles and doubles titles in Jakarta

The 15-year-old shows his mettle at the JIF ITF International junior tournament by beating Cooper White in the singles final before winning the doubles with the Australian

29 Jun 2019 - 6:50PM

The 15-year-old shows his mettle at the JIF ITF International junior tournament by beating Cooper White in the singles final before winning the doubles with the Australian

Double glory as Hong Kong’s Coleman Wong wins both singles and doubles titles in Jakarta