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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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
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