Dragon boat contest ditches Hong Kong over Covid restrictions



Updated 15 hours ago ·
Published on 17 Sep 2022 11:50PM ·





The world’s top dragon boat competition will ditch Hong Kong in favour of Thailand next year due to the city’s stringent coronavirus rules. – EPA pic, September 17, 2022.

THE world’s top dragon boat competition will ditch Hong Kong in favour of Thailand next year due to the city’s stringent coronavirus rules, organisers announced today.

Hong Kong is trying to reboot its pandemic-hit sports scene even as it continues to follow a loose version of China’s zero-Covid strategy, which quashes outbreaks with travel curbs and quarantine.


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