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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Round table discussion on rugby sevens' future

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Q&A With rugby sevens heading to the Olympics in 2016, World Series sponsors HSBC held a round-table discussion about how that will affect the sport. Hosted by Giles Morgan, ... that the construction of the GB team is a lot easier than trying to figure out the GB soccer team! Gregory: I'd refer you to the Commonwealth Games where rugby sevens sells out faster than any other event ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Scotland suffering from 'Jekyll and Hyde disorder'

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... It was a case of split personalities for Scotland over the weekend: producing unexpected results over top teams Samoa and England, only to lose concentration against the bottom three- and it may see Scotland join them, warned coach Stephen Gemmell. ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    The meaning of life can be found in a number: 42

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... and the magic power of 42. They would say the answer to rugby, life, entertainment, the universe and everything is, of course, seven. No matter what your age.   Tweets about "#hk7s" ... in a number? Plenty if the digits in question are the mysteriously meaningful 4 and 2. For instance, statistics show the average age of overseas visitors to the Sevens is 42. So it's surely ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    England left shell-shocked as Fiji continue impressive run

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... impressive run They saved Private Ryan, but there was no salvation for England's sevens general with the same name. Ben Ryan's odyssey with England for a first Cup title under his watch continues after the crowd favourites were knocked out of the Cup competition at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens last night. It left Fiji, New Zealand and Samoa on course for a second title ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    A little objectivity never hurt anyone

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... the folks behind the Sevens are always looking for ways to improve things. They understand that it behooves them to constantly look forward. So if you should see someone from the Hong Kong Rugby ... and maybe not you, but some people do. And some of these same people apparently need to hear how wonderful this Sevens is and how well the event is run. Personally, I always believed significance ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Fun, fun, fun for everyone

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by ROBBY NIMMO AND KEVIN KUNG

    ... segue to Barbara Ann. Band member Bruce Johnston called it the "Super Bowl of rugby" as fans in the South Stand rocked out almost as much as they did for the Harlem Shake. Lauren ... was resplendent in green, dressed as a bottle of champagne, and all over the stadium fans were popping their cork for the natural synergy of rock 'n' roll and rugby. Riddling it over in the west ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Saved by the game

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... rugby is a 365-day-a-year commitment." The HKRFU is best known for its Sevens showcase, but beyond this is money put aside to build new pitches, the ongoing task of getting local children ... "Playing for the Hong Kong Sevens team was a dream come true. From the first day I played rugby when I was nine, I decided I wanted to play at the Hong Kong Sevens. "So when this happened ...

  8. Comment - Blogs - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Someone else's party

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 03:32pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... caused not by the arrival of spring but a spectacle known as the Hong Kong Sevens. The three-day rugby tournament is much more than just an international sporting event; to every expatriate ... with bam bam sticks. The annual carnival fills the Hong Kong Stadium with cheers, beer breath and spontaneous eruptions of song and dance. Rugby sevens involves fewer players than regular rugby ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Hong Kong Sevens Live Blog- Day 3

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 10:26am by James Porteous

    ... and analysis from the Hong Kong Sevens, plus exclusive interviews looking ahead to the British and Irish Lions tour of Hong Kong and Australia with coach Warren Gatland and rugby greats Gavin Hastings ... Gregory's game for anything though.  I interviewed Coe during the week, here's a piece I did on his views about Rugby Sevens at the Olympics. #ShamelessPlug FT Canada 19 Portugal 14 Conor ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Dawn breaking on a bright new era

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the programme. Rugby sevens will gain access to a wide range of support, including world-class coaching staff, state-of-the-art facilities (which have been redeveloped to the tune of HK$1.8 billion), ... couldn't have come at a better moment. With sevens becoming an Olympic medal sport at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, it gives sufficient time for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union to prepare ...




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