Beijing Winter Games 2022
Olympic gold medalist Eileen Gu poses with her three medals before a commendation ceremony at the Great Hall of the People. Photo: AP

Eileen Gu’s love for Chinese food catches Xi Jinping’s attention

  • Around 150 athletes and officials are awarded for contributions at Winter Olympics, including speed-skater Wu Dajing and director Zhang Yimou
  • President Xi singles out freestyle skier and double gold medallist Gu during ceremony for her fondness for Chinese snacks
18 Apr 2022 - 5:20PM
Hong Kong Alpine skier Adrian Yung Hau-tsuen after his men’s giant slalom event at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games at the Yanqing National Alpine Skiing Centre. Photo: SF&OC

Skier Yung wants to repay Hong Kong fans with better results – and Cantonese

The 17-year-old reflects on ‘incredible’ support despite ‘nightmare’ runs at Beijing Winter Olympics, where he gained even bigger following for his interviews in Oxford English-infused Cantonese.

18 Mar 2022 - 8:30AM
Hong Kong tennis player Coleman Wong Chak-lam in the Australian Open Junior Championships junior boys’ doubles final event. Photo: @arckphoto

Hong Kong trio picked for HKU’s ‘top athletes direct admissions scheme’

Coleman Wong, Adrian Yung and Russell Aylsworth to receive HK$400,000 scholarships, as institution’s director of undergraduate admissions welcomes the second round of applications.

15 Mar 2022 - 8:44PM
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