Football fans protest as they attend the Hong Kong vs Iran World Cup qualifying match at Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Anti-government protests wreaking havoc on Hong Kong sport but is worse to come? Hong Kong Sevens, marathon and International Races could be hit

  • Visitor numbers to the city have nosedived, raising concerns over some of the biggest events
  • Hong Kong Tennis Open has been postponed, with ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup and Asian Aquathlon Championships cancelled because of safety worries

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Football fans protest as they attend the Hong Kong vs Iran World Cup qualifying match at Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: Felix Wong
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Registration for the 2020 Hong Kong Marathon begins next week, but there is still no official word from organisers about the next edition of the race. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong Marathon: annual city showpiece becomes battlefield on social media after months of protests and demonstrations

  • The 2020 Hong Kong Marathon is to take place on February 9
  • Total entries remain at 74,000 but full marathon quota increases to 24,000
Topic |   Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon

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Registration for the 2020 Hong Kong Marathon begins next week, but there is still no official word from organisers about the next edition of the race. Photo: Dickson Lee
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