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Why Volvo Ocean Race skipper Dee Caffari left a career in teaching and never looked back
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 15:11

Dee Caffari is living proof it is never too late to change the direction your life is taking you. The British sailor only headed off-shore at 27 and i...

Controversy at HK100 trail run as record-setting winner Liang Jing of China disqualified
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 10:46

China’s Liang Jing crossed the finish line of the Vibram HK100 in nine hours and 28 minutes, a course record by three minutes. But his celebrati...

Volvo Ocean Race mooring itself to the Kai Tak Sports Park will put sailing on the map in Hong Kong
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 09:02

There’s no prize money for coming first in a Volvo Ocean Race, just the prestige of leading the field in the world’s toughest and longest ...

The Nobel Peace Prize was always a joke; now it’s a total circus
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 04:43

If you look past all that hype, the Nobel Peace Prize has long been a laughing stock, but it has now, to all intents and purposes, been reduced to a t...

What time does Super Bowl 52 start in Hong Kong? And can I watch it on TV?
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:46

Monday morning (Hong Kong time) brings the culmination of another thrilling American football season when the reigning champions, the New England Patr...

Hat-trick hero Diego Forlan keeps keep up his personal goal of the season campaign with two more trademark free kicks for Kitchee
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 20:53

Kitchee’s Uruguayan striker Diego Forlan hit his first hat-trick for the club in their Hong Kong Premier League match against Lee Man Warriors o...

Strong suit: Hong Kong’s pair of Jacks trump Iran’s tennis aces as hosts battle to brink of Davis Cup win
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 18:57

Hong Kong have one foot in the semi-finals of their Davis Cup group after a clean sweep in Saturday’s singles against Iran – and they may ...

China ‘still needs Hong Kong in its development’, says No 3 leader Zhang Dejiang
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 12:48

Hong Kong will continue to play a role in which it can hardly be replaced as China continues to open up economically, the country’s No 3 officia...

First win for AkzoNobel as Scallywag finishes fifth in Hong Kong In-Port Race
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 04:48

Team AkzoNobel beat China’s Dongfeng to win the HGC In-Port Race in Hong Kong on Saturday on the waters off Kowloon Bay. Hong Kong boat Sun Hung...

Why Hong Kong Occupy trio are my Nobel Peace Prize guys
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 02:51

The New York Times last year suggested the Nobel Peace Prize for Occupy protest leaders Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Nathan Law Kwun-chung and Alex Chow Yong...

Ahsan Abbasi fulfils dream to represent Hong Kong in ICC World Cup qualifiers
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 00:49

Ahsan Abbasi arrived in Hong Kong three years ago hoping that he would one day be able to represent the city at the highest level. This week, his drea...

Marco Fu admits fears for his future in snooker after laser surgery to fix vision in left eye
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 22:55

Snooker star Marco Fu Ka-chun may have played the last match of his career due to eye problems but the world number nine firmly stressed he had no imm...

Jet lag only worry for Hong Kong’s Jackie Tang as Columbia student handles Davis Cup pressure
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 20:44

At just 19 years old you would expect Anthony Jackie Tang will be feeling the pressure when he walks out on court to represent Hong Kong in a home Dav...

Why traditional industries can't win in Hong Kong’s industrial property market boom
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:54

Hong Kong’s industrial property market is heating up. The Chief Executive Carrie Lam-Cheng Yuet-ngor in her policy address announced that the go...

‘You have to be careful not to pressure kids’ – father coaches teenager to success ahead of frigid Hong Kong swim
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:51

Swimming 15 kilometres from Stanley to Deep Water Bay the week Hong Kong experiences record low temperatures does not sound like fun at all. But Kenne...

Relief all round as TVB confirms Hongkongers will get to watch the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:44

Hong Kong’s Olympics fans can breathe a sigh of relief after it was confirmed that they will have the opportunity to watch the 2018 Pyeongchang ...

Swire Properties tops out latest office tower in Hong Kong’s new ‘eastern CBD’
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:52

Swire Properties, the real estate giant, has topped out its latest office tower in Quarry Bay with over half the units pre-leased already to multinati...

US$1.125 million for Galaxy Gladiators Lantau’s Jofra Archer at IPL auction
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:46

The Hong Kong T20 Blitz will boast a million-dollar man after all, with rising all-rounder Jofra Archer snapped up by the Indian Premier League (IPL) ...

Five pan-democrats cleared in corruption probe over payments from media mogul Jimmy Lai
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 07:03

Five pan-democrats at the centre of a corruption probe over their suspected failure to declare interests after receiving donations from media tycoon J...

Two-time champions, the fourth best team in the world and big name internationals: Hong Kong’s Kitchee face uphill battle in AFC Champions League
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 04:52

Kitchee learned their fate in the AFC Champions League late on Tuesday evening when the final two members of group E won their play-off games. Chinese...

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