If society, schools and parents do not see any opportunity and prospect in sports, they will not encourage children to take up sports or groom athletes for serious tournaments. Photo: David Wong

Teach Hong Kong’s bookish children a love of sports

Ken Chu says our schools are best placed to help students and their parents learn to appreciate that sport is not only good for health and fitness, but is also big business globally

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If society, schools and parents do not see any opportunity and prospect in sports, they will not encourage children to take up sports or groom athletes for serious tournaments. Photo: David Wong
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Ken Chu

Ken Chu

Ken Chu (LLD) is the chairman and CEO of Mission Hills Group with businesses in hospitality, leisure, entertainment, sports, wellness and education in China. Born in Hong Kong, he graduated from the Western University in Canada. He feels fortunate to have witnessed the success of China’s economic reform, and firmly believes Hong Kong will continue to be a leading global metropolis.