The Under the Lions Rock competition will be held in Tsuen Wan in March and is expected to attract 200 athletes from around the world.
City’s athletes will have chance to battle it out for place at Games if bid to host Olympic Qualifier Series event is successful.
Becoming an Olympic sport divided a community but race is on to qualify for the Games by accumulating points in sanctioned competitions.
Sze Ka-yam – better known as B-Boy C Plus – calls on officials to establish a base for Hong Kong’s squad so they can train together and share ideas.
Paris 2024 will mark the culmination of breaking’s journey from a recreation room party in the Bronx 49 years ago to an international phenomenon.
Governing body had warned no one would come to compete under the old ‘3+4’ quarantine policy, and new ‘0+3’ rule still hampers preparation for November 5 event.
Chairman of the city’s dance sport association said Hong Kong’s breaking athletes need to be exposed to more international competition if they are to improve.
Liu Qingyi storms through a field of competitors from some 50 countries worldwide to claim title at The World Battle, says she hopes ‘to win glory’ for China at Paris Olympics.
Liu Qingyi, a 16-year-old from China’s Henan Province, won the global breaking tournament Outbreak Europe in Slovakia on Sunday, the first Chinese B-Girl to win a world breaking championship.
Hong Kong breakdancers kicked off the Road to Paris Olympic campaign on Sunday at a packed Olympian City, hoping to raise public awareness and attract new blood to their fast-growing sport.
A growing number of the city’s professional breaking athletes will begin their Olympic journey on June 12 in the opening round of Hong Kong team qualifiers.
Pioneers in Japanese breakdancing are inspiring Hong Kong counterparts as they prepare for breaking’s Olympic debut, when medals matter but respect means more.
With increasing mainstream presence, and management agencies and professional leagues in the works, Korean breaking is entering a new era.
‘You could argue we’ve already lost the moment we step on to the international stage,’ says city’s number one women’s breakdancer Chan Ka-yi, also known as Bgirl Lady Little.
Four of the city’s highest-ranked Bboys and Bgirls return from the World Breaking Championships with local star Chan Ka-yi declaring ‘this is just the start’ on their long road to Paris 2024.