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 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
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, Paul Ryding and Jonathan White

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

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 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
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 Post 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 Post reporter.

Paul Ryding

Paul Ryding

Paul Ryding is a sports writer who has been based in China since 2007. The Beijing Olympics took 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 there until now. He spent eight years in Beijing before moving to Hong Kong in 2015.

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.