The Hong Kong Squash Open has been popular among fans and players. Photo: Edward Wong

2019 Hong Kong Squash Open latest local sports event to fall victim to protests

  • The popular tournament, which features the world’s top players, will not be held in 2019 after organisers decided to axe the event after ‘careful consideration’
  • It’s only the second time in the event’s long and illustrious history that the event has been canned with the outbreak of SARS in 2003 also disrupting the tournament
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Hong Kong Squash Open has been popular among fans and players. Photo: Edward Wong
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The Cyclothon was held on October 14 last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Cyclothon and Wine & Dine Festival cancelled in Hong Kong because of safety risk posed by anti-government protests

  • Tourism Board announces cancellations on Thursday, citing challenge of ensuring the smooth running of events
  • Cyclothon race on October 13 was expected to draw about 10,000 participants while Wine & Dine event hoped for more than 140,000
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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The Cyclothon was held on October 14 last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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