Ice Hockey

Ukraine’s delegation shows a banner reading ‘peace for all’ as they hold a moment of silence and speak to the media at the Beijing Winter Paralympic Games at the Zhangjiakou Athletes’ Village. Photo: AFP

Tearful Ukraine Paralympics team pay tribute to country’s fallen

Ukraine delegation calls for peace at Beijing 2022 Winter Games, as gold medallist Grygorii Vovchkynskyi expresses disbelief over Russia ‘bombing our children and women’.

10 Mar 2022 - 6:28PM
(From left) Beijing Winter Paralympic Games cross-country skiing men’s sprint sitting final event silver medallist Mao Zhongwu, gold medallist Zheng Peng and bronze medallist Collin Cameron at the Zhangjiakou Biathlon Centre. Photo: Reuters

China extends lead in Winter Paralympics medal table with two more golds

Zheng Peng and Yang Hongqiong win respective men’s and women’s sprint sitting events at Beijing 2022 to take China to 10 gold medals in overall tally.

9 Mar 2022 - 10:21PM
Chinese ice hockey team captain Brandon Yip (left) talks to a young fan at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games at the Capital Indoor Stadium. Photo: Weibo / Ye Jinguang

How a boy from Vancouver became China’s Winter Olympic ice hockey captain

Wayne and Gale Yip reflect on their son Brandon’s trailblazing heroics in Beijing from their native Canada, as his Chinese ice hockey legacy has only just begun.

6 Mar 2022 - 10:15AM
Hong Kong short-track speedskater Sidney Chu in a training session before the Beijing Winter Olympic Games men’s 500m short-track event at the Capital Indoor Stadium. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong government’s ice rink plans ‘surreal’, Olympic skater Chu says

Beijing Games competitor Sidney Chu and Hong Kong’s first Winter Olympian Christy Ren outline how short-track speedskating would benefit from an international standard ice rink, from grass roots to elite level.

19 Feb 2022 - 12:27AM
Eileen Gu of China reacts after her opening run at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: Reuters/Tyrone Siu

Five things to watch on Day 4 of the Winter Olympics

China hoping for more medals with golden girl Eileen Gu up in freestyle skiing big air final, while Japan’s ‘Ice Prince’ Yuzuru Hanyu makes his Beijing 2022 bow.

18 Apr 2022 - 5:23PM
Canada’s players during their women’s ice hockey match against Russia at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: AFP

Russia, Canada’s women’s ice hockey teams wear face masks for Olympics match

Match delayed for an hour while Canadians wait for Russians’ Covid-19 test results to come back, before opting to play in masks at Beijing 2022.

7 Feb 2022 - 8:33PM
Zachary Yuen will represent China at the Winter Olympics. Photo: Handout

Profile | Canadian-Hong Kong ice hockey star playing for ‘my mother country’ China

From his historic NHL draft to finding his feet in Russia, here’s what you need to know about mainland fan favourite Yuan Jinjie – ‘representing my mother country is definitely something I look forward to’.

13 Feb 2022 - 1:37PM
Czech Republic capped its women’s hockey Olympic debut with a 3-1 win over host China. Photo: AP

Czechs beat China 3-1 to win Olympic debut in women’s ice hockey

Czech Republic capped its women’s hockey Olympic debut with a 3-1 win over host China at the Beijing Games on Thursday.

3 Feb 2022 - 4:25PM
Owen Power is going to be a NHL star, most likely, and fans will get a premier chance to watch his game in action in China. Photo: AFP

Top 5 players to watch in men’s ice hockey at Beijing Winter Olympics

No 1 NHL draft pick Owner Power will be the main man, but there are four other stars – including one from China – you should keep an eye on

29 Jan 2022 - 12:15PM
China could face Owen Power, a Canadian prospect who is projected to become an NHL star. Photo: AP

What will China’s hockey team do at Beijing 2022 now?

With no NHL players at the 2022 Winter Olympics, China’s men’s ice hockey team still face an uphill battle from their three group opponents.

20 Jan 2022 - 9:15PM