Sports Archive

  • Sochi 2014 Olympics Men's Figure Skating Medalists Yuzuru Hanyu, Patrick Chan, Denis Ten

    Asian Slant on 2014 Winter Olympics

    I haven’t seen much of an Asian view on the Sochi Olympics. Back in the day, Asians were complaining that gold medalist Yamaguchi didn’t seem to get as many corporate deals as the third-place Kerrigan, but today a Yamaguchi Special-K box is a $22.50 buy-it-now […]

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  • The CNY dragon takes center stage during half-time.

    Warriors Host Chinese New Year Celebration At Oracle Arena

      The Golden State Warriors hosted a Chinese New Year celebration at Oracle Arena during the team’s game on Tuesday, February 4 against the Charlotte Bobcats. Warriors players wore specially designed Chinese New Year shooting shirts, honoring the Year of the Horse, from Adidas, the league’s official on […]

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  • SF Hep B Free Executive Director Genevieve Jopanda, AsianWeek Foundation's Angela Pang and Susan Ma with the Subaru Hep B Mobile at Oracle Arena on Jan. 28.

    Warriors Asian Heritage Night Raises Over $3,000 for Hep B Awareness

        San Francisco, CA (February 4, 2014) – The Golden State Warriors Asian Heritage Night on Jan. 28 raised over $3,000 for San Francisco Hep B Free and AsianWeek Foundation‘s hepatitis B awareness efforts As an active partner in the SF Hep B Free […]

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    Warriors Launch Chinese Website and Weibo Social Media Account

        OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden State Warriors recently launched their official Warriors Chinese website ( and the official Weibo account ( for the team. The Warriors Chinese website features Warriors content in Chinese with the latest updates on team news, schedules, ticket information, […]

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    The 18th Annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival Takes Place September 14-15

    18th Annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival Saturday & Sunday, September 14 & 15, 2013 on Treasure Island Both days feature racing from 8am – 5pm, and an on-land festival of cultural entertainment, delicious food, and extensive children and family activities, from 10am – […]

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  • Performers from Kaulana Na Pua O Hawaii.A Polynesian Heritage Night performance on the field at AT&T Park.

    Polynesian Heritage Night at AT&T Park

    The SF Giants hosted Polynesian Heritage Night against the Pittsburgh Pirates last week on Orange Friday in the second game of a four game series.Special event festivities started at 5pm in Seals Plaza, which included Island Music from Pacific Vibes (OZCAT Radio 89.5FM), a Polynesian instrumental, two Polynesian group […]

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  • NASCAR Don Pastor

    NASCAR Welcomes First Filipino American Driver

        With over 10 years of racing experience, Don Pastor made history earlier this year as the first Filipino American driver admitted to compete in Euro National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), the European expansion of the popular US-based series. This year […]

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  • Norm Chow

    Asian American Sports Spotlight: Norm Chow

          As the first Asian American head coach of a major college football program, Norm Chow talks about his 40 year coaching career. How despite his great success with some of the biggest names in college football, did not get a chance to […]

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    SF To Host 3rd Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival on Aug. 18

        San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival on Sunday, August 18th in Chinatown as part of a two-day weekend Chinatown Summer Celebration. “Through the sport of table tennis more than 40 years ago, Ping Pong […]

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  • A student of Dancel’s Academy of Taekwondo San Bruno takes on two enemies.

    SF Giants Bruce Lee Tribute Night 2013

        Bruce Lee’s Legacy lives on as the SF Giants host a tribute night for him on the 40th Anniversary of “Enter the Dragon”. In his honor, Linda Lee Cadwell (Bruce Lee’s widowed wife), Shannon Lee (Bruce’s daughter), and Wren Lee Keasler (Bruce’s granddaughter) made […]

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