Hong Kong supporters hold a banner reading "Hong Kong is not China" as security members try to take it away during the men's football match between Hong Kong and China at the EAFF Football Championship in South Korea. Photo: AFP
Chan Kin-wa
Opinion

Opinion

Chan Kin-wa

Tokyo 2020, Kenneth To and Poon Ching-chiu deaths and cancellations dominate Hong Kong sport in 2019

  • The deaths of Poon Ching-chiu and Kenneth To overshadow a turbulent year for local sport
  • The city’s sporting calendar takes a hit due to unstable political climate, with high-profile events falling victim

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Hong Kong supporters hold a banner reading "Hong Kong is not China" as security members try to take it away during the men's football match between Hong Kong and China at the EAFF Football Championship in South Korea. Photo: AFP
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Chan Kin-wa

Chan Kin-wa

Kin-wa joined the SCMP after working for the Hong Kong Sports Development Board and the government for more than a decade. Previously, he was at the Standard for six years. Kin-wa has covered the Olympic Games twice and three Asian Games as an SCMP reporter.

Paul Ryding

Paul Ryding

Paul Ryding is a sports writer who has been based in China since 2007. The Beijing Olympics brought him to the Far East for six months, and the food, the people and the excitement surrounding the rise of sport in China kept him here for far longer (much to his mother's dismay). When not staying up until the small hours watching European sport on TV, he'll be playing soccer or watching archive footage of Liverpool Football Club's glory years

Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.