Into the Deep End: Up to 4,000 swimmers to take part in this year’s cross-harbor race

Hong Kong’s annual cross-harbor swimming race will follow an all-new route this year, setting off from the Public Pier in Wan Chai and ending at the newly renovated Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui, organizers announced today. Registration is now open for the the New World Harbour Race, which is organized by the Hong ...

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Buns of Steel: ‘King of Kings’ crowned at annual Cheung Chau bun scramble (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Buns of Steel: ‘King of Kings’ crowned at annual Cheung Chau bun scramble (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Just before midnight on Sunday, the man who would be king found himself standing at the base of a 14-meter tower, surveying his ascent with laser-like focus. A few seconds later,...

Tributes pour in for record-holding Hong Kong swimmer who died suddenly in US

Tributes pour in for record-holding Hong Kong swimmer who died suddenly in US

Record-breaking Hong Kong and Australia swimmer Kenneth To has died suddenly at the age of 26 after falling unwell at a Florida training camp, leaving fellow competitors in shock....

Beach rugby competition kicking itself after International Women’s Day knock-on

Beach rugby competition kicking itself after International Women’s Day knock-on

Social media users cried foul today after the annual Hong Kong Beach 5s sports festival published a post to its Facebook page announcing that the winners of this year’s men’s...

HK hurdler Vera Lui considers legal action against internet trolls amid online harassment following #metoo disclosure

HK hurdler Vera Lui considers legal action against internet trolls amid online harassment following #metoo disclosure

Hong Kong hurdler Vera Lui Lai-yiu , among the few prominent women in the city to reveal an experience of alleged sexual assault amid the #metoo movement, is considering legal...

Syrian refugee girls pursue squash dreams in Hong Kong

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...

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....


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