Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Fiji region at 15.28 GMT Thursday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 9.90 km, was initially determined to be at 17.3579 degrees south latitude and 175.0663 degrees east longitude, reported Xinhua.
Hong Kong, April 4 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan Thursday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre was at a depth of 233.70 km, reported Xinhua.
Hong Kong, Feb 27 (IANS) Chinese tennis icon Li Na will miss next month's exhibition match in Hong Kong after her ankle injury failed to respond well enough to treatment, organisers announced here Wednesday.
Hong Kong, Feb 24 (IANS) Julius Maisei of Kenya took his first Hong Kong Marathon title here Sunday while the women's crown went to defender Misiker Demissie of Ethiopia. Maisei finished in two hours, 14 minutes and 18 seconds to take his first title in Hong Kong in the third attempt, including the second place finish in last year's edition, Xinhua reports
Hong Kong, Feb 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck Saturday near the Philippines' Mindanao island, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The temblor, which occurred at 15.25 GMT, hit 149 km south of Davao city, CNN reported. There was no immediate report of damage to property or injuries to anyone
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) Gangesh Khaitan, captain of the Indian golf team, was also the top performer from India in the first round of the Asia-Pacific Seniors Amateurs tournament at the Discovery Bay here. Khaitan carded six-over 78 and was lying tied 13th as the Indian team was placed fifth after the first round. Khaitan was six behind the leader Denis Dale, who carded the day's best of one-over 73 to lead by one over New Zealand's Frank Borren and Hong Kong's William Chung, who shot 74 each
Hong Kong, Nov 25 (IANS) The Chinese team took all five titles at the 2012 Hong Kong Badminton Open after Sunday's finals here. World's No. 2 ranking Chen Long edged out Lee Chong−Wei of Malaysia 21−19, 21−17 to take the men's singles' gold.
Hong Kong, Nov 25 (IANS) The Chinese badminton team took all five titles at the Hong Kong Open Super Series after Sunday's finals here.
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (IANS) It was a bad day in office for Indian shuttlers as Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Ajay Jayaram went out in the second round of the $250,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series here Thursday.
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (IANS) World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal went down to China's Ling Wang in straight games in the women's singles second round of the $250,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series at the Hong Kong Coliseum here Thursday. The London Olympics bronze medallist lost 19−21, 15−21 in the final Super Series of the season. With this win, World No.61 Wang extended her head−to−head to 4−2.