The opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games at Khalifa Stadium in Doha. The Qatari capital will be staging the continental games for the second time in 2030. Photo: SCMP The opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games at Khalifa Stadium in Doha. The Qatari capital will be staging the continental games for the second time in 2030. Photo: SCMP
The opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games at Khalifa Stadium in Doha. The Qatari capital will be staging the continental games for the second time in 2030. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong must learn from Doha if it wants to be global centre for sports, Olympic chief Timothy Fok says

  • The Qatari capital beat Hong Kong to win the hosting rights for the 2006 Asian Games and will stage the continental showpiece again in 2030
  • Hong Kong can join forces with Bay Area cities to target the China National Games after the opening of the HK$30 billion Sports Park in 2023, says Timothy Fok

Topic |   Asian Games 2018
The opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games at Khalifa Stadium in Doha. The Qatari capital will be staging the continental games for the second time in 2030. Photo: SCMP The opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games at Khalifa Stadium in Doha. The Qatari capital will be staging the continental games for the second time in 2030. Photo: SCMP
The opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games at Khalifa Stadium in Doha. The Qatari capital will be staging the continental games for the second time in 2030. Photo: SCMP
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