Hong Kong’s athletes at the opening ceremony for the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, the first Games as Hong Kong, China and flying the Bauhinia flag. Photo: AP

One country, two teams: how Hong Kong kept its identity in the sporting arena

With Juan Antonio Samaranch and the International Olympic Committee in its corner, local sports chiefs had a powerful ally in maintaining their autonomy

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Hong Kong’s athletes at the opening ceremony for the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, the first Games as Hong Kong, China and flying the Bauhinia flag. Photo: AP
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