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Hong Kong Free Press - Sports

Hongkongers embrace confined space workouts during pandemic

1 day ago

Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be 'testament to defeat of virus,' says Japan PM Shinzo Abe

11 days ago

Coronavirus: Three branches of Hong Kong's Pure Fitness chain close after user tests positive

15 days ago

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offence

1 month ago

Man runs marathon in apartment as China fights coronavirus with exercise

1 month ago

Coronavirus: Hong Kong's Rugby Sevens and Sonar Festival among events postponed

1 month ago

Hong Kong golf tournament tees off after months of delay over protests

2 months ago

Kabaddi: The South Asian contact sport breaking barriers in Hong Kong

3 months ago

China says Arsenal footballer Ozil 'deceived by fake news' on Uighurs

3 months ago

Chinese state broadcaster pulls Arsenal match over player's Uighur comments

3 months ago

Hong Kong int'l Rugby Tens cancelled amid ongoing political unrest

3 months ago

Hong Kong running group must seek police permission if participants exceed 30, warn police

5 months ago

Chinese state TV keeps NBA opener off the air amid row

5 months ago

China demanded the firing of Houston Rockets exec. over Hong Kong tweet, NBA chief says

5 months ago

Hong Kong police ban on annual 10km run in Tin Shui Wai overturned

5 months ago

US basketball star LeBron James says NBA exec 'misinformed' after controversial Hong Kong tweet

5 months ago

Video: Protests in support of Hong Kong at Washington Wizards basketball game against Chinese team

5 months ago

FIFA fines Hong Kong HK$118k after fans whistle Chinese anthem

5 months ago

NBA says it backs free speech after Hong Kong tweet furore, downplays Chinese-language statement

5 months ago

NBA's Rockets try to calm storm after 'stand with Hong Kong' post prompts fury in China

5 months ago

In Pictures: Hong Kong free runners share parkour moves with civilians caught in hairy protests

6 months ago

Malaysia pulls out of Hong Kong football friendly citing protest unrest

6 months ago

US PGA Tour cancels Hong Kong golfing event citing 'civil unrest and safety concerns'

6 months ago

Hong Kong pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho pulls horse from all races after protest threats

6 months ago

Hong Kong Jockey Club cancels race night as horse belonging to pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho becomes protest target

6 months ago

Video: Hongkongers boo national anthem during World Cup qualifier against Iran

6 months ago

Video: Football fans chant 'Free Hong Kong' as Manchester City thrash Kitchee 6-1

8 months ago

Despite a population of 1.4 billion, China woman's football struggles for recognition

10 months ago

Environmental activist becomes first Hongkonger to climb Mount Lhotse - world's fourth-highest peak

10 months ago

China's Huawei to launch 5G at Africa Cup of Nations

11 months ago

'Grand old lady': Hong Kong bids farewell to long-term home of the Rugby Sevens

11 months ago

Fiji win fifth consecutive Hong Kong Sevens, beating France 21-7

11 months ago

The Rugby Sevens: A unique expression of Hong Kong's soft power, and cross-cultural charisma

11 months ago

I nearly quit, reveals Hong Kong cycling queen Sarah Lee

9 months ago

Hong Kong-Australian swimmer Kenneth To dies at training camp aged 26

11 months ago

Vying for diversity in sport, Hong Kong roller derby players are breaking the mould

11 months ago

Green group blames organisers for masses of paper cups discarded at Hong Kong marathon

11 months ago

Hong Kong ClassPass members angry as gym membership startup denies enacting rate hike without warning

11 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans: The selfie 'rooftoppers' risking it all… despite recent tragedies

11 months ago

Chinese President Xi Jinping says he 'hates' doping, vows tough stance for Beijing 2022

11 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – The students scaling new heights… on Beacon Hill

11 months ago

In Hong Kong, a playground for the rich has priority over decent housing

11 months ago

In Pictures: China saddles up with exclusive riding clubs, horse towns

11 months ago

Gov't proposes shrinking Hong Kong Stadium to create community sports ground

11 months ago

Hong Kong gov't bid to redevelop Fanling course 'absurd' says golf alliance convener

11 months ago

'Me against me': The trials and tribulations of Hong Kong's trailblazing lady lifters

11 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Humans – Volleying for change in local women's sport

11 months ago

Chinese Football Association clamps down on big spending with salary cap on domestic players

11 months ago

Macau circuit not to blame for teen's horror crash, says team boss

11 months ago

Enough room to swing a nine iron? Golfers fear Hong Kong land-grab

11 months ago

In Pictures: Photographer inside Macau F3 Grand Prix media hut captures horrific crash firsthand… and survives

11 months ago

Video - Five injured in Macau Grand Prix horror crash

11 months ago

In Pictures: Hong Kong's domestic workers jump in deep end

11 months ago

Taiwanese e-sports team back in tournament after disqualification for failing to join 'Greater China' region

11 months ago

Taiwanese e-sports team disqualified from int'l tournament after failing to register under 'China' region

11 months ago

In pictures: Chinese martial artists wrestle with bulls as critics cry animal cruelty

11 months ago

China's 'Maradona' - the 63-year-old soccer player still going strong

11 months ago

'First billiard sports capital': China builds new 'home for snooker' to rival Sheffield

11 months ago

Playing with pride: Team Hong Kong wins gold, silver medals at Paris 2018 Gay Games

11 months ago

A decade on, Olympics changed China, but not how many hoped

11 months ago

China tennis star Peng Shuai banned and fined US$10k for Wimbledon corruption attempt

11 months ago

Taiwan national flag flies at Paris Gay Games opening despite pressure from China

11 months ago

'Physical strength and mental strength': Syrian refugee girls pursue squash dreams in Hong Kong

11 months ago

In Pictures: Hong Kong flies high with historic Quidditch World Cup performance

11 months ago

Hong Kong paraglider missing since Sunday found dead on Lantau Island

11 months ago

Rising star footballer is among more than a million Uyghurs sent to Chinese 're-education' camps

11 months ago

China mourns Baidian'er - the 'psychic' World Cup ginger cat

11 months ago

All of a flutter: Chinese bet big on World Cup

11 months ago

China cannot spend its way to soccer greatness

11 months ago

Eyeing 2022 Winter Olympic glory, China hockey flirts with overseas talent

11 months ago

'Land belongs to the people!': Hong Kong golf course row exposes city's social divide

11 months ago

Hong Kong police smash World Cup gambling ring, seize HK$78m in bets

11 months ago

Hong Kong duo begin gruelling 464km 'Arch to Arc' triathlon to raise HK$1m for charity

11 months ago

World Cup glory is Xi Jinping's dream for China

11 months ago

Chinese double amputee finally summits Everest, decades after losing legs to frostbite

11 months ago

Struggling Chinese football club offers players US$1.5m cash per win, docks money if they lose

11 months ago

17 dead in Guilin, China as two dragon boats capsize

11 months ago

Lack of performing venues in Hong Kong leads to ticket scalping, concert organiser says

11 months ago

Rugby fans who kissed TV anchor may have committed sexual harassment, says Equal Opportunities Commission

6 days ago

Chinese double amputee to climb Everest after ban revoked

11 months ago

In Pictures: Boozy rugby fans show off fancy dress at Hong Kong Sevens

11 months ago

No perms next? Chinese football fans slam tattoo 'ban'

11 months ago

Video: A new type of aerial beach yoga… with a Hong Kong twist

11 months ago

Hong Kong snooker queen Ng On-yee wins third world title to set up Crucible shot

11 months ago

Snooker world champion, Hongkonger Ng On-yee aims to change image of male-dominated game

11 months ago

Beijing spends big as it prepares for 2022 Winter Olympics

11 months ago

Video: In China's eSport schools, students learn it pays to play

11 months ago

Video: Live ping pong to join New York Philharmonic Orchestra for Lunar New Year gala

11 months ago

Video: Hong Kong Kin-ball heads to the World Cup, but struggles for recognition back home

11 months ago

Feng Shanshan, China's first golf number one and 'guinea pig'

11 months ago

Hong Kong's mountain warriors: 'We feel free, relax and forget our troubles'

11 months ago

Football coach Kim Pan-gon leaves Hong Kong team ahead of upcoming Asian Cup qualifying match

11 months ago

Hong Kong Football Association fined US$3,000 after fans boo national anthem at Lebanon match

11 months ago

Police commissioner contacted over athlete Vera Lui's sexual assault claim, says Chief Exec. Carrie Lam

11 months ago

School suspends coach after Hong Kong hurdler Vera Lui says he sexually assaulted her as a teen

11 months ago

China pulls Under-20 football team out of Germany after 6 spectators display Tibet flag

11 months ago

Supermom and The Leech: Professional mixed martial arts grabs a foothold in China

11 months ago

Football: China's U-20 team tour of Germany halted after 6 spectators display Tibet flags

11 months ago

China demands 'mutual respect' after Tibet flag flap at Germany football match

11 months ago

Donald Trump says he should have left US basketball players in Chinese prison

11 months ago

China's under-20 football team storm off pitch after 6 spectators display Tibet flag

11 months ago

One-legged football 'king' melts Chinese hearts

11 months ago

Chinese Football Association dampens talk of 2030 World Cup bid

11 months ago

Video: Defiant Hong Kong football fans boo Chinese national anthem at Asian Cup match against Lebanon

11 months ago

How Hong Kong fans defended their brand new HK$84m football centre from gov't demolition

3 months ago

Video: Hong Kong football fans boo Chinese national anthem once again during Bahrain friendly

11 months ago

In Pictures: Oxygen tanks ready as Tibet football team make history

11 months ago

Gay Games 2022: Carrie Lam and gov't offer lukewarm response to Hong Kong group's successful bid

11 months ago

Asian Football Confederation warns Hong Kong over booing national anthem at official match

11 months ago

Video: Hong Kong wins bid to host 2022 Gay Games

11 months ago

Hong Kong football fans boo Chinese national anthem once again at Asian Cup match against Malaysia

11 months ago

Hong Kong national team may lose points if fans continue booing anthem, says Football Association deputy

11 months ago

Warning over harsher penalties after Hong Kong football fans give national anthem the finger

11 months ago

Chinese-speaking tennis umpires bring the house down at China Open

11 months ago

HKFP Person of the Month, September 2017: Royce Chan, Player of the Tournament at Women's Rugby World Cup

11 months ago

No country for old women: China refuses visa to 101-year-old Indian runner

11 months ago

HKFP Documentary: Juggling life's pressures at Cambodia's circus school

11 months ago

Hong Kong team make history at the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup

11 months ago

Taiwan or Chinese Taipei? 'Little Olympics' spotlights China row

7 months ago

Hong Kong 'Beer Run' organisers cancel the alcohol amid criticism

6 months ago

'Humiliating China': Chelsea backlash a lesson for football clubs chasing Chinese cash, say experts

11 months ago

Silk Way Rally: In China's troubled region of Xinjiang, high security for off-road race

11 months ago

Hong Kong is the least lazy place in the world, research paper finds

11 months ago

Tin Shui Wai waste dump officially becomes golf course

11 months ago

China table tennis stars pressured to apologise for match boycott, despite support from fans

11 months ago

HK$31.9 billion Kai Tak Sports Park funding passed by Hong Kong legislature

11 months ago

'Complementary distractions': Hong Kong's full-time athletes can also be full-time students

11 months ago

Funding to be reduced for gov't 'cash for bids' plan at Kai Tak Sports Park, says lawmaker

11 months ago

Kai Tak Sports Park: Controversial 'cash for bids' proposal a step nearer to approval

11 months ago

In Pictures: Hong Kong's refugee football team kicks up hope

11 months ago

Trailblazing female football coach 'Beef Ball' Chan Yuen-ting quits

11 months ago

TVB to replace LeTV as English FA Cup final broadcaster; lawmaker calls for probe

11 months ago

Chinese badminton star Lin Dan demands unpaid wages from Guangdong club

11 months ago

MMA fighter uses his 10-second defeat of Tai Chi master to challenge Chinese kung fu bureaucrats

11 months ago

Chinese football team punished over offensive banner unfurled during Hong Kong game

11 months ago

China denies 'diminishing' Taiwan's status after state TV repeatedly refers to 'China Taipei'

11 months ago

Asia's football governing body charges Guangzhou Evergrande over 'British dog banner'

11 months ago

Chinese paper mocks Hong Kong's female coach, as Asian football body investigates offensive banner

11 months ago

'Annihilate British dogs': Chinese football fans unfurl anti-independence banner during Hong Kong game

11 months ago

Sport for all: Has a golden age of mass sport participation finally arrived in China?

11 months ago

Man arrested for online comments allegedly threatening Hong Kong-China football match

11 months ago

'Positive and healthy sports programme': Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

11 months ago

Video: Fiji claim record 17th title at Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

11 months ago

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens results: Defending champions Fiji eye path to final

11 months ago

It's Yao Ming versus the officials in his effort to reform China's basketball scene

11 months ago

In Pictures: Underwater hockey makes splash in Hong Kong

11 months ago

In Pictures: Hong Kong legislators clash with gov't officials… on the football pitch

11 months ago

In Pictures: Shared bikes grind Shanghai's gears

11 months ago

Tibet women's football team denied visas to attend US games for 'no reason,' says organiser

11 months ago

As Winter Olympics loom, China plunges into snow business

1 month ago

Football: Hong Kong's 'Beef Ball' takes bite out of gender gap

11 months ago

Is China on a collision course with world football's governing body?

11 months ago

52-year-old Hong Kong Marathon runner dies in hospital

11 months ago

Local councilor says plan to redevelop Wan Chai Sports Ground is feasible

11 months ago

Athletic group urges gov't to set aside plan to develop 'irreplaceable' Wan Chai Sports Ground

11 months ago

China orders more than 100 golf courses shut - gov't

11 months ago

CY proposes replacing Wan Chai Sports Ground with 'trendy, novel' sports facilities and convention centre

11 months ago

Hong Kong coach Chan Yuen-ting's success highlights football's huge gender divide

11 months ago

Singer Denise Ho and football coach Chan Yuen-ting featured in BBC's annual 100 Women list

11 months ago

HKFP Lens: Carlin's António Félix da Costa storms to victory in Macau's F3 Grand Prix

11 months ago

Interview: Hong Kong swimmer Geoffrey Cheah on his success at Rio 2016 and his future plans

11 months ago

Hong Kong harbour race under review after death

11 months ago

China's national football coach quits after Uzbek defeat in World Cup qualifier

11 months ago

World champ Sebastien Buemi wins Hong Kong's chaotic ePrix

11 months ago

Club behind new sports facility facing demolition was told not to build on temporary site - report

11 months ago

Hong Kong Pegasus footballers and bookmaker arrested over alleged HK$90k match fixing

11 months ago

Year-old HK$84m football centre faces demolition to make way for 1,400 public housing flats

11 months ago

HKFP Lens: 4,500 cyclists take part in the second Hong Kong Cyclothon

11 months ago

Singapore debates whether Paralympic and Olympic gold winners should receive the same rewards

11 months ago

Taiwan's Paralympians say China banned team badge

11 months ago

Rio 2016 darling Fu Yuanhui calls China and Hong Kong 'one family'

11 months ago

Chinese volleyball coach Lang Ping has spent her career thinking outside the communist party box

7 months ago

Macau spends HK$11.4 million on Chinese Olympic stars' visit

11 months ago

Tickets to see China's Olympic stars in Hong Kong reselling at high prices on Taobao shopping site

11 months ago

Video: Japan PM Shinzo Abe emerges from pipe as Super Mario during Rio closing ceremony

11 months ago

'Training isn't enough': China blames 'fierce' competition after Rio Olympics flop

2 months ago

China's Olympic gold winners to visit HK next weekend

11 months ago

Are Hongkongers expected to champion Chinese Olympic athletes, even drug cheats?

11 months ago

'Even Britain has one more gold': China laments medal drought in Rio OIympics 'flop'

11 months ago

Pro-independence groups stage live screening of HK vs. China Olympic badminton match

11 months ago

Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi tests positive at Rio Olympics - Xinhua

11 months ago

'Apologise to the king': Is the German Consulate's word of the week a nod to Chinese swimmer Sun Yang?

11 months ago

Localist groups to live broadcast Hong Kong vs. China Olympic badminton match

11 months ago

Chinese Olympic swim team, Weibo users demand apology from Australian athlete

11 months ago

China's 2008 Olympic mascots: Where are they now?

11 months ago

Passengers may register with MTR to carry large sports equipment on to trains

11 months ago

Gov't to seek funding approval at LegCo for HK$25bn Kai Tak Sports Park

11 months ago

China to send biggest-ever delegation yet to Rio Olympics

11 months ago

The politics of the UEFA Euro 2016 amid Brexit and terror fears

11 months ago

Fans outraged as Chinese team Guangzhou R&F set to join Hong Kong Premier League

11 months ago

Running gives hope to Hong Kong's stranded refugees

11 months ago

Defying the odds: The story of Hong Kong's visually impaired bowling athlete

11 months ago

Taipei football association fined US$5k after fans raise Taiwan independence flag at match

11 months ago

HKFP Lens: Boats, beers and bragging rights at Hong Kong's dragon boat racing festival

11 months ago

China probes school playing fields after kids sickened

11 months ago

Football: Chinese billionaire Zhang Jindong swoops for Inter Milan

11 months ago

Public consultation for Hong Kong's largest sports park begins

11 months ago

Eastern Sports Club's first female coach takes men's football team to top-flight title

11 months ago

Football: Mega-bucks to mega-flops as Chinese teams crash out of AFC Champions League

11 months ago

Women's football in Hong Kong: The long struggle for recognition

11 months ago

EU MP Miriam Lexmann: 30 years since I started to breathe freedom, a message to my friends in Hong Kong

2 months ago

Hong Kong District Council election: voter 'cheat sheets' and reward allegations prompt suspicions of foul play

4 months ago

Liu Zhiming, hospital director at China coronavirus epicentre, succumbs to the disease

1 month ago

Hong Kong police receive lowest public satisfaction rating among all disciplinary forces - survey

3 months ago

Hong Kong democrats raise concerns over gov'ts choice of new chief justice, Andrew Cheung

7 days ago

Police under fire for displaying journalist's Hong Kong ID card during live stream again

2 months ago

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong's candidacy in limbo after last-minute change in electoral officer due to 'illness'

5 months ago

No whitewash and no witch hunt; Hong Kong needs a truth and reconciliation commission

5 months ago

Qingpu Prison: the 'cultural exchange' centre in forced labour scandal

3 months ago

Anti-mask law debated at Hong Kong legislature, as pro-Beijing lawmaker ridiculed over dates mix-up

5 months ago

'Tired and irritable': China turns to therapy amid coronavirus lockdown

25 days ago

Goodbye, by-elections: Hong Kong's gov't is weeding out undesirable candidates

2 months ago

Electoral office sends Hongkongers 3m apology letters: A small forest wasted

2 months ago

'If I lose my freedom': How China's human rights defenders are preemptively resisting forced confessions

26 minutes ago

Three years after the Umbrella Movement, Hongkongers soldier on

21 days ago

Food, shelter, smartphones: Why technology is important for refugees

11 days ago

Nothing to say: What does the National People's Congress mean to Hong Kong people?

4 months ago