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  1. Sport - China - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong closing in on China National Games place

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong closing in on National Games place Debutant teenager Chris Maize looked the part yesterday as Hong Kong confidently moved towards their goal of playing for the first time at the China National Games this summer, winning all three games on the opening day of the qualifying tournament in Shanghai. Maize, 18, drafted in due ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong seek rugby berth at National Games

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com With many local stars ineligible for the event, coach Dai Rees can blood fresh talent HK aim to qualify for National Games Hong Kong rugby will break new ground when the team attempt to qualify for the China National Games for the first time this weekend in Shanghai. With rugby sevens included as a medal sport for the National Games in Shenyang, ...

  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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Sport - China - RUGBY SEVENS

    China says no to rugby at Tianjin East Asian Games

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The Chinese National Olympic Committee has turned down a request by the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) to include sevens in next year's East Asian Games in Tianjin. Top ARFU officials, vice-president Trevor Gregory and secretary-general Ross Mitchell, presented rugby's case for inclusion at the multi-sports games to senior Chinese Olympic officials on the sidelines ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Visa problem fails to dull Cup romp

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

    ... and unfortunately we had to leave him behind," coach Dai Rees said. "We brought in Josh Peters for him and he has fitted in seamlessly." Hong Kong beat China 36-0 in their first game before ... played some good rugby under tough conditions and everyone had a game-and-a-half," said head coach Dai Rees. "We would like to think that we are on course to another meeting with Japan ...

  7. 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

    ... seasons ago would have struggled to stay in contention with the likes of England, finished above them. But Amor points out that the game has moved on quite a bit since his playing days. "The physicality of the game is much greater these days," he said. "That in essence is what it is all about now and today there are no more easy games with every match a challenge. ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Hong Kong can become core team in Sevens World Series with crowd behind them

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to Spain in sterile settings at Twickenham. The game was played early in the day and the cold and damp conditions and just a few hundred early-bird spectators watched Hong Kong go down in listless ... and is a positive step for the development of the game and hopefully it will be Hong Kong or the other Asian team which qualifies," Gregory added. ...

  9. Sport - China - RUGBY SEVENS

    Women's rugby team in China hold hopes for the nation

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

    ... Alvin Sallay in Moscow alvin.sallay@scmp.com Olympic recognition has been a boon for the women's game on the mainland, expanding the pool of players beyond major centres Women carry ... Women's World Cup Sevens. That tournament had more to do with getting rugby sevens into the Olympic Games - to prove to the world, and especially the International Olympic Committee, ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Depleted Hong Kong Sevens squad loses in final seconds to Japan

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... players and increased the strength in depth of our squad." Hong Kong were missing most of their senior players, who are on duty with the main squad at the China National Games in Shenyang. ...




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