16 Things Not to Do in Hong Kong

Tips for Places to Go 1) Don’t Treat Hong Kong Like a Typical Layover City The very busy airport that can beĀ used for interesting layovers. But the small region has anĀ outstanding diverse range of places to explore. The hiking is unusually good for the region, and the beaches, surfing, swimming are worth several days. There are some of Asia’s best restaurants, tallest buildings, best malls, and best museums. 2) Don’t Spend All Your Time in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Most visitors first head for Tsim…

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Pliskova ends Kvitova hopes to reach last four of WTA Finals

Karolina Pliskova defeated Czech compatriot Petra Kvitova in straight sets to secure her place in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals in Singapore. World number eight Pliskova, 26, won 6-3 6-4 for her first victory over Kvitova, 28, in four attempts. It is the second successive year former world number one Pliskova has reached the semi-finals at the season-ending tournament. “I cannot be more happy right now,” said seventh seed Pliskova. “It was a good match and she’s a great player. She has always beaten me in the past but…

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Rangana Herath to retire after first Sri Lanka vs England Test

Herath “the best left-arm spinner the world has ever seen,” says Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella Rangana Herath will retire after the Test against England in Galle Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath will retire after the first of three Tests against England in Galle in November. The 40-year-old, who is 10th on the list of all-time Test wicket-takers with 430 scalps in his 92 games, is the only active cricketer to have made his debut in the 1990s, doing so against Australia in Galle in September 1999. Herath has taken…

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Kyle Edmund in tears after beating Gael Monfils

Britain’s Kyle Edmund cried with tears of joy on the court after securing a maiden ATP title against Gael Monfils at the European Open in Antwerp. Monfils, 32, the world number 38, broke in top-seed Edmund’s first service game and took the opening set in 31 minutes. But Edmund, 23, world ranked 15, then won successive tie-breaks to clinch the title 3-6 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (7-4). “A lot of hard work goes into this, it’s just the emotion of it,” Edmund told BBC Sport. “It’s a great feeling, just overall…

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Kyle Edmund wins to set up Gael Monfils final

British number one Kyle Edmund remains on course for his maiden ATP title after reaching the European Open final in Antwerp with a 6-3 6-4 win over 2016 champion Richard Gasquet. The 23-year-old world number 15 and top seed beat Gasquet, the world number 28, in one hour 17 minutes. Edmund will meet another Frenchman, Gael Monfils, in Sunday’s final. Sixth seed Monfils, 32, who is now ranked 38 in the world, beat Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-4. Schwartzman, a beaten finalist in the tournament’s previous two editions, lost in…

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