National Geographic : 1945 Feb
W.J.lies trom N.A.Tonotr Who Said Chinese Faces Are "Inscrutable"? Each of These Rooters Plainly Shows WhetherHis Favorite IsWinning orLosing Soccer, tennis, swimming, volleyball, and track sports were popular in peacetime Hong Kong. It even boasted girls' softball teams, umpired byAmerican sailors. There were Chinese basketball teams, too, who went to Manila to play against Filipino teams. Hong Kong, like Shanghai, was also noted foritsboat clubs and oars men. Sports events are few now, but gambling houses and horse racing are encouraged by the Japanese (page 218).