Syrian refugee girls pursue squash dreams in Hong Kong

As three young Syrian squash players enthusiastically pound the courts in Hong Kong they are clearly enjoying their first ever international tournament. The girls, aged between 11 and 13, are part of a new team called Squash Dreamers, made up of displaced Syrian youngsters who were forced to flee their war-torn homeland. Even after their ...

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World Cup crackdown: Hong Kong cops target fake swag, illegal betting

World Cup crackdown: Hong Kong cops target fake swag, illegal betting

Determined, no doubt, to stop the spread of misspelled players names and slightly off team colors, Hong Kong customs has swooped in and seized some 57,000 fake soccer jerseys in...

(Video) Activist grabbed by the neck at golf club protest

(Video) Activist grabbed by the neck at golf club protest

The Labour Party have urged the police to take action after one of its members was assaulted during a protest at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling. The incident happened after...

Boozy rugby fans show off fancy dress at Hong Kong Sevens

Boozy rugby fans show off fancy dress at Hong Kong Sevens

Superheroes Thor, Wonder Woman and Batman joined cheerleaders and lifeguards partying alongside anime character Pikachu — just a taste of the whimsical costumes on display...

Former coach of HK athlete arrested for indecent assault after #metoo revelations

Former coach of HK athlete arrested for indecent assault after #metoo revelations

The ex-coach of champion Hong Kong hurdler Vera Lui has been arrested for indecent assault, some two months after the athlete posted a #metoo account revealing the alleged abuse....

Gudetama, the lazy egg, spotted running HK marathon

Gudetama, the lazy egg, spotted running HK marathon

It’s mid-January, which means that this is roughly the time where everyone who pledged in their new year’s resolution to be healthy and active suddenly says “I...

Football: Hong Kong fined for Chinese anthem booing

Football: Hong Kong fined for Chinese anthem booing

Hong Kong have been fined $3,000 after fans jeered the Chinese national anthem during an Asia Cup match last month, the third time they have been punished for booing. Fans have...

‘A birthday present for myself’: Hong Kong athlete shares #metoo story

‘A birthday present for myself’: Hong Kong athlete shares #metoo story

A Hong Kong athlete has revealed that she was sexually assaulted by a former coach, adding to the number of athletes who have spoken out about their experience of being sexually...

Hong Kong fans boo national anthem, again

Hong Kong fans boo national anthem, again

Well, it was to be expected. As Hong Kong and Lebanon prepared to face off in last night’s Asian Cup qualifier, the Chinese national anthem once again sparked a chorus of boos...

As national anthem law looms, politician warns of ‘gray area,’ calls for assurances

As national anthem law looms, politician warns of ‘gray area,’ calls for assurances

Anyone who disrespects the Chinese national anthem may find themselves in a legal “gray area” starting Saturday, when mainland legislation that criminalizes dishonoring the...


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