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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Youth Olympics place should be given to Hong Kong, say officials

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Senior officials back city to represent Asia at the Games in Nanjing in 2014 instead of Japan Youth Olympics place 'should be given to HK' Hong Kong, and not Japan, should represent Asia when rugby sevens makes its mini-Olympic debut at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing next year, said a top official of the Hong Kong Olympic Committee. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1318453/youth-olympics-place-should-be-given-hong-kong-say-officials
  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Full-time contracts incentive for Hong Kong sevens players

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The HKRFU says it is keen to offer professional deals to players if they can achieve core-team status at the qualifying tournament in London Full-time ... one of three spots available at the qualifying tournament at the London Sevens in May. "All the directors were unanimous that if we qualify we will back our squad," Gregory said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1189371/incentive-full-time-contracts-hong-kong-sevens-players
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong eye place in 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Sevens has been included in the 2014 Youth Games with entry based on Moscow results Olympic spot on the cards for HK ... via Nanjing Asian champions Hong Kong are in with a realistic chance of making an Olympic appearance in rugby sevens two years before the sport makes its first appearance at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1152036/hong-kong-eye-place-2014-nanjing-youth-olympic-games
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong face Argentina in Sevens World Cup

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the venue of the boycott-marred 1980 Olympics. The history of those Games will accompany Rowan Varty and his men as they run on to the pitch bidding to create another upset. But it won't ... States at the Hong Kong Sevens and over Scotland at the London Sevens attest to their quality. But winning silverware is all about stringing a number of results together and that is something ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1270516/hong-kong-face-argentina-sevens-world-cup
  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    'Sir Titch' Gordon Tietjens still hungry for sevens success

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the tap on the shoulder with the sword at Buckingham Palace. I hope they can arrange that for me some time around the London Sevens next year. That would be something special," Tietjens ... and Christian Cullen. And Sir Titch or not, the hunger is still there. "I'm now looking forward to the Olympics in 2016. That will be the pinnacle of my career," he says. "And ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1271905/sir-titch-gordon-tietjens-still-hungry-sevens-success
  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong seek rugby berth at National Games

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Liaoning province- which are limited to Olympic sports- the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has been invited by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to try to qualify for the main event from ... Kong Sevens and London Sevens. Another forward, former skipper Simon Leung Ho-yam, is unavailable as he gets married this weekend. "This is an opportunity to try out some new faces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1253513/hong-kong-seek-rugby-berth-national-games
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong scrumhalf Cado Lee hopes for exam results boost ahead of World Cup

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Series, in which Hong Kong were crowned champions, and also played in the Hong Kong Sevens and London Sevens. Lee is one of eight players in the 12-strong squad who will be playing at a World Cup ... the International Rugby Board for the Under-18 national squad to appear at next year's Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, where rugby sevens is a medal sport for the first time. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1266911/hong-kong-scrumhalf-cado-lee-hopes-exam-results-boost-ahead-world
  8. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Simon Amor believes England's Red Rose can bloom again in rugby sevens

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... With the inclusion of sevens in the Olympics, every country is placing more resources in the game and the result is plain to see, it being more competitive." Lured from his position as director of rugby at London Scottish, Amor was named this month by the Rugby Football Union to replace Ryan, who in seven years of trying failed to win in Hong Kong, the biggest tournament in the HSBC Sevens World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1314732/simon-amor-believes-englands-red-rose-can-bloom-again-rugby-sevens
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    First Sevens World Cup silverware in sight for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... said this tournament was probably a bridge too far for a squad which has been together for the past 10 months, taking Hong Kong to the Asian crown for the first time and to London in a bid to become a core team in the HSBC Sevens World Series. But although the atmosphere at the nearly empty 1980 Olympics venue was flat- thanks to a ban on sales of alcohol- Rowan Varty and his men ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1272039/first-sevens-world-cup-silverware-sight-hong-kong
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Argentina exact bloody revenge as Hong Kong collapse

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... as they showed in Hong Kong and London where they played poorly on the opening days- and perhaps this was one of them. But Varty wasn't having any of that. "We can't keep doing this if we ... is to win silverware, perhaps the Bowl, and to finish as the best Asian team, which will earn a ticket for the Under-18 squad to next year's Youth Olympic Games in China. Other big names, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1271435/argentina-exact-bloody-revenge-hong-kong-collapse-rugby-world-cup

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