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Hong Kong athletes to join National Winter Games

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will send a total of 27 athletes to participate in the 12th National Winter Games to be held in Jilin Province in January.

Iconic cross harbor swim returns to Hong Kong after 33 years

After a hiatus of more than 30 years, Hong Kong's cross-harbor swim recommenced early Sunday with 1,000 swimmers racing across Victoria Harbour.


Hong Kong athletes return from Special Olympics World Summer Games in triumph

The Hong Kong, China, Delegation that took part in the Special Olympics World Summer Games returned in triumph yesterday (July 6) from the host city of Athens, Greece, having fetched a total of 115 medals, including 58 gold medals, 27 silver medal...

US Open champ McIlroy to tee up at Hong Kong Open

U.S Open champion Rory McIlroy will headline the field at the Hong Kong Open in December, the Asian Tour announced on Friday.


Hong Kong Govt Recalls Contaminated Taiwanese Beverage

A product recall and government announcement has pushed Hong Kong residents to stop drinking a Taiwanese product suspected of contamination.

AC Milan Soccer Schools kick off in Hong Kong

Daniel Lee IBTimes Hong Kong 17.05.2011
AC Milan Soccer Schools kick off in Hong Kong

Italian football legend Franco Baresi on Monday announced the launch of AC Milan Soccer Schools in Hong Kong at a media conference in Hong Kong.


Grand opening for 3rd Hong Kong Games

HKSAR Government 13.05.2011
Grand opening for 3rd Hong Kong Games

The Hong Kong Games (HKG), a biennial territory-wide sports extravaganza, will be officially launched this Saturday (May 14). A grand opening ceremony for the 3rd Hong Kong Games will be held on that evening at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground, Eastern D...

Hong Kong football star jumps to death: reports

One of Hong Kong's best known football stars jumped to his death after an argument with his wife, reports said, as tributes poured in from the city's soccer community.


Cricket: HK fuming after 2nd defeat in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates have beaten Hong Kong by 19 runs in the ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Dubai. It's the SAR's second defeat in the event - having lost to Bermuda after an opening victory over Uganda.

Next HK captain has big boots to fill

The search for a new captain will be a priority for Hong Kong coach Dai Rees who has lost the services of Mark Wright and Jeff Wong Chun-kiu for this month's Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens.


Jockey Club boss warns on need for change

Ken Martinus The Standard 10.01.2011
Jockey Club boss warns on need for change

Jockey Club boss Winfried Engelbrecht- Bresges has warned of "unimaginable" consequences for Hong Kong should it prove difficult to keep racing viable.

Donald Tsang pledges cash for sport

The Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, has pledged to invest HK$7-billion on sports development over the next 12 years, regardless of whether Hong Kong wins the rights to host the 2023 Asian Games.


'Clear targets' urged in HK sport

The Secretary of the Amateur Swimming Association, Ronnie Wong, has called for the setting of clear targets in promoting sports development in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong officials clash over whether to bid for 2023 Asian Games

Hong Kong is expected to make a bid to host the 2023 Asian Games, the city's Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Taksing said Tuesday.


Champs face uphill race on bid

Natalie Wong The Standard 29.11.2010

Three political parties said their stance opposing a Hong Kong bid for the 2023 Asian Games will not be swayed - even if top athletes express their support at today's Legislative Council hearing.

Wong wants no backpedaling over bid

Colleen Lee The Standard 24.11.2010

Gold medal-winning veteran cyclist Wong Kam-po passionately appealed yesterday to the public to support Hong Kong's bid to host the 2023 Asian Games.


HK bowlers take bronze

RTHK 23.11.2010

Hong Kong bowlers have won a bronze medal in the men's team of five event at the Asian Games.

Hong Kong's Annie Au has won silver in the women's squash singles at the Asian Games in Guangzhou.


HK get among table tennis medals

The Hong Kong table tennis team have assured themselves of a medial in the mixed doubles at the Asian Games, in Guangzhou. Cheung Yuk and Jiang Huajun are through to the semi-finals after a three sets to two win over China pair, Zhang Jike and Din...

A government committee has come up with a new proposal for Hong Kong to host the 2023 Asian Games that would drastically reduce the cost to taxpayers - from up to HK$14.5 billion, to less than $6 billion.



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