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Hong Kong expects pandemic disruption to be ‘short-term’ despite threat of more cancellations

Action from the Hong Kong Sevens event in 2019. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Hong Kong believes the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its ability to host major sports events will be “short-term” despite restrictions continuing to see events cancelled, its sports commissioner has said.

Yeung Tak-keung admitted it has been difficult to organise events during the pandemic but said Hong Kong “hopes and expects that the impact will be short-term” in comments reported by South China Morning Post.

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