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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Manny Pacquiao graduates from university with a degree in political science as he looks to return to the ring in 2020

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

11 Dec 2019 - 6:35PM

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

Manny Pacquiao graduates from university with a degree in political science as he looks to return to the ring in 2020
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
China basketball coach Li Nan resigns after team’s disastrous showing at Fiba World Cup

The former player, who came under fire for China’s poor display on home soil, tenders his resignation after Red Team finish 24th out of 32

24 Sep 2019 - 4:21PM

The former player, who came under fire for China’s poor display on home soil, tenders his resignation after Red Team finish 24th out of 32

China basketball coach Li Nan resigns after team’s disastrous showing at Fiba World Cup
‘Exhibition? Make it a real fight,’ Manny Pacquiao tells Floyd Mayweather after ‘nonsense’ Tokyo claim

Philippines icon is surprised that the American suggested that they could fight in an exhibition in Tokyo while his camp brushes off the statement as just talk.

17 Sep 2019 - 6:25PM

Philippines icon is surprised that the American suggested that they could fight in an exhibition in Tokyo while his camp brushes off the statement as just talk.

‘Exhibition? Make it a real fight,’ Manny Pacquiao tells Floyd Mayweather after ‘nonsense’ Tokyo claim
Tale of the Tape | Pacquiao vs Mayweather in Tokyo exhibition? I’ll believe it when I see it

‘Money’ posts video on social media suggesting he’s working on a rematch against his Filipino rival but American has made rash statements before.

18 Sep 2019 - 6:00PM

‘Money’ posts video on social media suggesting he’s working on a rematch against his Filipino rival but American has made rash statements before.

Pacquiao vs Mayweather in Tokyo exhibition? I’ll believe it when I see it
Gone fishing: Jeremy Lin shows off his catch as he sends Mid-Autumn Festival greetings to fans

Beijing Ducks new signing enjoys a day out with his father on a boat where they catch striped bass and halibut as the countdown to the new CBA season begins

14 Sep 2019 - 8:28PM

Beijing Ducks new signing enjoys a day out with his father on a boat where they catch striped bass and halibut as the countdown to the new CBA season begins

Gone fishing: Jeremy Lin shows off his catch as he sends Mid-Autumn Festival greetings to fans
Manny Pacquiao’s next possible opponent Mikey Garcia waiting for a ‘real offer’

Former four-division world champion admits that preliminary talks have begun with the Philippines icon but ‘he hasn’t sat down to discuss it’.

11 Sep 2019 - 7:13PM

Former four-division world champion admits that preliminary talks have begun with the Philippines icon but ‘he hasn’t sat down to discuss it’.

Manny Pacquiao’s next possible opponent Mikey Garcia waiting for a ‘real offer’
Is Manny Pacquiao back in training? Philippines icon keeps fans guessing who his next opponent could be

Eight-division world champion works up a sweat in his latest photo on social media with American-Mexican Mikey Garcia a possible opponent in 2020

9 Sep 2019 - 7:59PM

Eight-division world champion works up a sweat in his latest photo on social media with American-Mexican Mikey Garcia a possible opponent in 2020

Is Manny Pacquiao back in training? Philippines icon keeps fans guessing who his next opponent could be
Hong Kong off to a shaky start as they draw with Cambodia in World Cup opener

Paatelainen’s charges almost suffer an embarrassing loss against a mainly under-23 side, who were missing three of their star players in Phnom Penh

6 Sep 2019 - 6:49AM

Paatelainen’s charges almost suffer an embarrassing loss against a mainly under-23 side, who were missing three of their star players in Phnom Penh

Hong Kong off to a shaky start as they draw with Cambodia in World Cup opener
Bodybuilding legend Franco Columbu’s death a tragedy, says long-time friend Ric Drasin

The former wrestling star says the two-time Mr Olympia was ‘always in good shape’ and had no physical problems that he knew of with his death coming as a major shock.

2 Sep 2019 - 9:08PM

The former wrestling star says the two-time Mr Olympia was ‘always in good shape’ and had no physical problems that he knew of with his death coming as a major shock.

Bodybuilding legend Franco Columbu’s death a tragedy, says long-time friend Ric Drasin
I will always miss you Franco: Arnold Schwarzenegger writes heartfelt tribute to his ‘partner in crime’ Franco Columbu who dies at 78

The Terminator Star pours his heart out as he pays tribute to his best friendand confidant who reportedly drowned after swimming in the sea in Sardinia, Italy on Thursday

1 Sep 2019 - 3:29PM

The Terminator Star pours his heart out as he pays tribute to his best friendand confidant who reportedly drowned after swimming in the sea in Sardinia, Italy on Thursday

I will always miss you Franco: Arnold Schwarzenegger writes heartfelt tribute to his ‘partner in crime’ Franco Columbu who dies at 78
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 - 10:39PM

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