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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Michael Schumacher wanted to manage his son Mick in F1, says former manager – skiing accident ‘changed everything’

Former boss of seven-times Formula One champion says the motorsport legend wanted to form a father-son team until fate dealt a cruel hand

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Former boss of seven-times Formula One champion says the motorsport legend wanted to form a father-son team until fate dealt a cruel hand

Michael Schumacher wanted to manage his son Mick in F1, says former manager – skiing accident ‘changed everything’
US martial arts legend Chuck Norris under fire for joining gun company

The action star is excited to be working with the Glock gun company as their official spokesman but some people are not happy with the move

20 Apr 2019 - 10:31PM

The action star is excited to be working with the Glock gun company as their official spokesman but some people are not happy with the move

US martial arts legend Chuck Norris under fire for joining gun company
Our Notre Dame: Hong Kong cycling hero Sarah Lee joins volunteers clean up wet Tseung Kwan O Velodrome

Torrential rain caused flooding in the venue after the rooftop opened because of a false fire alarm

21 Apr 2019 - 3:21PM

Torrential rain caused flooding in the venue after the rooftop opened because of a false fire alarm

Our Notre Dame: Hong Kong cycling hero Sarah Lee joins volunteers clean up wet Tseung Kwan O Velodrome
Yes, Xu Can! China’s latest boxing star to put world title on the line in May

The 25-year-old Fuzhou native will defend his WBA featherweight crown against Japanese Shun Kubo on May 26 in Xu’s hometown of Fuzhou

17 Apr 2019 - 11:09PM

The 25-year-old Fuzhou native will defend his WBA featherweight crown against Japanese Shun Kubo on May 26 in Xu’s hometown of Fuzhou

Yes, Xu Can! China’s latest boxing star to put world title on the line in May
I knew Tiger Woods would win the Masters – now for a comeback of my own, says Hong Kong golf star Tiffany Chan

The 25-year-old US-based golfer says she was inspired by the American’s triumph at Augusta

16 Apr 2019 - 6:44PM

The 25-year-old US-based golfer says she was inspired by the American’s triumph at Augusta

I knew Tiger Woods would win the Masters – now for a comeback of my own, says Hong Kong golf star Tiffany Chan
‘One day, the ladies will be able to compete against the men,’ says snooker queen Ng On-yee after narrow defeat at Worlds

The 28-year-old reigning world women’s champion had former Masters champion McManus against the ropes before losing 10-6 in a much-improved performance in Sheffield

14 Apr 2019 - 4:24PM

The 28-year-old reigning world women’s champion had former Masters champion McManus against the ropes before losing 10-6 in a much-improved performance in Sheffield

‘One day, the ladies will be able to compete against the men,’ says snooker queen Ng On-yee after narrow defeat at Worlds
China’s Sun Yang in line for big pay day despite drug cloud hanging over his head

Three-time Olympic champion expected to compete in new Fina competition that has a total purse of US$3.9 million

10 Apr 2019 - 3:39PM

Three-time Olympic champion expected to compete in new Fina competition that has a total purse of US$3.9 million

China’s Sun Yang in line for big pay day despite drug cloud hanging over his head
Conor McGregor back in spotlight as police investigate reported fight with fellow drinker in a Dublin pub

The UFC superstar is being investigated for allegedly punching a man following a heated exchange last weekend in the latest brush with the law for Irishman

9 Apr 2019 - 10:21PM

The UFC superstar is being investigated for allegedly punching a man following a heated exchange last weekend in the latest brush with the law for Irishman

Conor McGregor back in spotlight as police investigate reported fight with fellow drinker in a Dublin pub
Jackie Chan inspires ex-world champion Ken Doherty after a night out singing karaoke ... and playing snooker

Irishman, who won the world title in 1997, enjoyed company with the martial arts idol in Hong Kong last weekend before winning in Beijing on Tuesday

4 Apr 2019 - 4:21PM

Irishman, who won the world title in 1997, enjoyed company with the martial arts idol in Hong Kong last weekend before winning in Beijing on Tuesday

Jackie Chan inspires ex-world champion Ken Doherty after a night out singing karaoke ... and playing snooker
Uncivilised, shameful and scandalous – Xuzhou marathon marred by bizarre behaviour

A female runner is caught using a bike during the marathon and is banned for life while refreshments, tables and chairs were taken away by pedestrians

29 Mar 2019 - 9:14AM

A female runner is caught using a bike during the marathon and is banned for life while refreshments, tables and chairs were taken away by pedestrians

Uncivilised, shameful and scandalous – Xuzhou marathon marred by bizarre behaviour
English boxer Sam Maxwell climbs off the floor to KO showboating French opponent in last-gasp win
  • English fighter was losing the fight having been knocked down twice but scores sensational win in super lightweight contest
25 Mar 2019 - 5:21PM
  • English fighter was losing the fight having been knocked down twice but scores sensational win in super lightweight contest
English boxer Sam Maxwell climbs off the floor to KO  showboating French opponent in last-gasp win
China’s ‘Rambo’ and Jackie Chan co-star Wu Jing returns to filming after leg injury
  • The 44-year-old Beijing-born actor and director returns to the film set of Climbers in which he co-stars with Hong Kong martial arts legend Jackie Chan
24 Mar 2019 - 10:42PM
  • The 44-year-old Beijing-born actor and director returns to the film set of Climbers in which he co-stars with Hong Kong martial arts legend Jackie Chan
China’s ‘Rambo’ and Jackie Chan co-star Wu Jing returns to filming after leg injury
‘It hurts so much to admit he’s actually gone’ – Kenneth To’s girlfriend opens up on his shock death
  • Hong Kong swimmer and Kelly Kwong had been a couple since meeting for the first time at the World Cup meet held in the city in 2015
20 Mar 2019 - 10:36PM
  • Hong Kong swimmer and Kelly Kwong had been a couple since meeting for the first time at the World Cup meet held in the city in 2015
‘It hurts so much to admit he’s actually gone’ – Kenneth To’s girlfriend opens up on his shock death
Battle of the former world number ones as Lee Chong Wei gets tough draw in Malaysian Open badminton comeback
  • The 36-year-old only began light training since recovering from nose cancer last month and couldn’t have asked for a more difficult first-round assignment
14 Mar 2019 - 2:15PM
  • The 36-year-old only began light training since recovering from nose cancer last month and couldn’t have asked for a more difficult first-round assignment
Battle of the former world number ones as Lee Chong Wei gets tough draw in Malaysian Open badminton comeback
Fencing star Vivian Kong returns to a hero’s welcome after becoming the new world No 1
  • The 25-year-old is one of the few Hong Kong athletes to have reached the top spot in an Olympic sport
  • 12 Mar 2019 - 10:57PM
  • The 25-year-old is one of the few Hong Kong athletes to have reached the top spot in an Olympic sport
  • Fencing star Vivian Kong returns to a hero’s welcome after becoming the new world No 1
    Unsung hero: Albert Lau becomes first race engineer from Hong Kong to win a Formula E race
    • Venturi move to fourth in the table, while HK race winner Mortara is fourth in the drivers’ standings thanks partly to Lau
    11 Mar 2019 - 11:00PM
    • Venturi move to fourth in the table, while HK race winner Mortara is fourth in the drivers’ standings thanks partly to Lau
    Unsung hero: Albert Lau becomes first race engineer from Hong Kong to win a Formula E race
    Macau miracle survivor Sophia Floersch returns to racing track for the first time since horror crash
    • The German teenager took part in two days of testing at Monza, the first time she was back in a car since her accident
    9 Mar 2019 - 8:25PM
    • The German teenager took part in two days of testing at Monza, the first time she was back in a car since her accident
    Macau miracle survivor Sophia Floersch returns to racing track for the first time since horror crash
    ‘Colonel’ Pacquiao honoured by the Armed Forces of the Philippines

    The 40-year-old eight-division world champion receives the prestigious Meritorious Achievement Medal in an awards ceremony in Quezon City

    4 Mar 2019 - 3:39PM

    The 40-year-old eight-division world champion receives the prestigious Meritorious Achievement Medal in an awards ceremony in Quezon City

    ‘Colonel’ Pacquiao honoured by the Armed Forces of the Philippines
    Paralysed gymnast Jesher Yau says ‘I believe I can walk again’ after horrific fall in routine practice

    The 29-year-old former Hong Kong gymnast says he feels ‘a bit of sensation’ in his legs and remains hopeful of making a recovery.

    3 Mar 2019 - 8:14AM

    The 29-year-old former Hong Kong gymnast says he feels ‘a bit of sensation’ in his legs and remains hopeful of making a recovery.

    Paralysed gymnast Jesher Yau says ‘I believe I can walk again’ after horrific fall in routine practice
    Formula E: Darryl O’Young set to make history at next month’s Hong Kong E-Prix
    • The 38-year-old driver will compete in his first electric race and his first race in Hong Kong in the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy
    25 Feb 2019 - 5:31PM
    • The 38-year-old driver will compete in his first electric race and his first race in Hong Kong in the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy
    Formula E: Darryl O’Young set to make history at next month’s Hong Kong E-Prix
    Praying for a miracle: Ex-Hong Kong gymnast Jesher Yau paralysed in US hospital after fall during routine practice
    • The 29-year-old former Hong Kong team member fell on his neck while practising a routine in Missouri
    23 Feb 2019 - 11:05PM
    • The 29-year-old former Hong Kong team member fell on his neck while practising a routine in Missouri
    Praying for a miracle: Ex-Hong Kong gymnast Jesher Yau paralysed in US hospital after fall during routine practice
    Opinion | Manny Pacquiao’s son ‘Jimuel’ deserves chance to pursue boxing dream ... even if his parents are scared

    Filipino boxing icon has second thoughts and urges Emmanuel Pacquiao Jnr to stay out of the ring, saying his wife Jinkee cries at the thought of him boxing

    20 Feb 2019 - 7:32PM

    Filipino boxing icon has second thoughts and urges Emmanuel Pacquiao Jnr to stay out of the ring, saying his wife Jinkee cries at the thought of him boxing

    Manny Pacquiao’s son ‘Jimuel’ deserves chance to pursue boxing dream ... even if his parents are scared
    Manny Pacquiao says son Jimuel can be a champion too after impressing in debut exhibition bout

    Filipino boxing icon’s 18-year-old son Emmanuel ‘Jimuel’ Pacquiao Jnr impress in the ring after only a few weeks of training

    13 Feb 2019 - 9:01PM

    Filipino boxing icon’s 18-year-old son Emmanuel ‘Jimuel’ Pacquiao Jnr impress in the ring after only a few weeks of training

    Manny Pacquiao says son Jimuel can be a champion too after impressing in debut exhibition bout
    Manny Pacquiao for Philippines president? Boxing icon plays down succeeding Duterte … for now
    • Filipino legend harbours ambitions of becoming president but is focusing on Adrien Broner fight, despite encouragement from Rodrigo Duterte to take up the reins in 2022
    10 Jan 2019 - 6:38PM
    • Filipino legend harbours ambitions of becoming president but is focusing on Adrien Broner fight, despite encouragement from Rodrigo Duterte to take up the reins in 2022
    Manny Pacquiao for Philippines president? Boxing icon plays down succeeding Duterte … for now
    French boxer who battled riot police receives €114,000 in donations – but it stops there
    • The former light heavyweight French title holder is still in police custody for attacking police during ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations in Paris over the weekend
    9 Jan 2019 - 11:34PM
    • The former light heavyweight French title holder is still in police custody for attacking police during ‘yellow vest’ demonstrations in Paris over the weekend
    French boxer who battled riot police receives €114,000 in donations – but it stops there
    French boxer hailed as a hero after raining punches on riot police during violent Paris clashes
    Arnold Schwarzenegger leads tributes to Hall of Fame bodybuilder Ed Corney

    Former Mr Universe dies on New Year’s Day after suffering from a brain aneurysm

    6 Jan 2019 - 8:10PM

    Former Mr Universe dies on New Year’s Day after suffering from a brain aneurysm

    Arnold Schwarzenegger leads tributes to Hall of Fame bodybuilder Ed Corney
    China table tennis star Fang Bo punished for kicking towel rack during game
    Manny Pacquiao rips Floyd Mayweather’s win over Tenshin Nasukawa
    Easy Money as Mayweather pounds Nasukawa in first-round TKO victory