One of several sports bidding to become an Olympic event at the LA Games in 2028, Lacrosse is becoming increasingly popular globally. Long considered the preserve of elite schools and colleges in the United States, its demographic is changing as more people take up the game.
They triumph in 13th-place play-off and captain Kelvin Mak says: ‘I hope it encourages young players in Hong Kong to dream big. This sets a high standard for future Hong Kong teams.’
The Hongkongers stay in the match throughout against the Germans, ranked 18 places above them, and their first ever play-offs appearance will next see them contest 13th place.
City’s men begin their debut in the top-14 section of the World Lacrosse Championship with a defeat to Haudenosaunee, but not before giving them a surprise.
‘Almost a miracle’, captain Kelvin Mak says as Hong Kong prevail 14-7 to snatch last play-offs spot on goal difference in San Diego.
After stunning Scotland and beating Austria, city’s men’s side must beat Mexico on Monday and hope other results go their way in San Diego.
Smaller number of players required and smaller pitches make Sixes ‘easier’ and more ‘suitable’ for China’s development.
City’s men’s team surrender lead late on to finish runners-up again, like four years ago, after the women’s team thrash Chinese Taipei to be crowned champions.
Kelvin Mak Ho-chun hopes to leave on a high at the World Lacrosse Championship in June, with city’s men’s team set for Hong Kong Lacrosse Open final on Monday.
Hong Kong women’s team outscore opponents 59-8 in three group games to reach the semi-finals, as men edge reigning champions in 12-goal thriller.
Geoff Ling back with a bang for the men after reversing his retirement, while Tang Yi-ting stars for the women as both sides start with two wins.
Event returning for first time since 2019 with last three editions cancelled amid the pandemic, as men’s team gear up for World Championship in June.
Serious knee injury and Covid-19 put an end to Bob Snider’s professional playing days in North America, now he’s turning his attention to helping the city’s men up their game.
Expanded men’s Premier League gets under way on Sunday, with newcomers Sparta taking on defending champions Ninja
City’s lacrosse boss Raymond Fong hopes hosting event will boost growth of sport, while World Lacrosse chief says he is ‘thrilled’ to be bring championships to Asia for the first time.