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  1. HSBC tied to fake Sevens tickets

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Police are investigating allegations that some fake tickets for the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament were given by HSBC to its official clients, ... of the sponsorship partnership, HSBC receives an allocation of tickets, which are used for customers and staff. All of these tickets come direct from the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union [HKRFU],' an HSBC ...

  2. Art imitates corporate life as boxes go all out to add a splash of colour

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... in the box of Deutsche Bank as her famous portrait graced the walls. Only, in true rugby sevens irreverence, she was sporting a Maori tribal tattoo, as seen on many a female New Zealand supporter ... Compiled by Robby Nimmo The Sevens is about creativity in more ways than one. This is expressed by the players, not to mention the South Stand dress-up troops. But perhaps nowhere is it so ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... out nearly HK$15 million on the Asian Five Nations (15-a-side) and the fledgling Asian Sevens Series as it uses rugby as a vehicle to open up new markets. Sport Hospital revises maternity ... Today our editors will be keeping their eyes on ... HSBC banks on the Hong Kong Sevens HSBC today gets its hands on one of the hottest properties in town: the prestigious Hong Kong Sevens ...

  4. HKRFU assets top HK$200m for first time

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The money train just keeps rolling on and on with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union laying claim to being one of the richest rugby governing bodies ... a turnover of around HK$100 million a year, and one year without the Hong Kong Sevens would make a huge dent in our investments.' Despite all the gloom and doom in the financial world, local ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... chief executive Tony Tyler was a rugby player between 1980 and 1982, playing No8 and flanker and as a member of the 1982 Hong Kong sevens team. Mr Tyler recalls: 'I even scored a try to put ... players and fans stake their claims over the weekend. Not every bar is excited, however. Club 1997 in Lan Kwai Fong bravely sent us an e-mail with an ironic headline: 'Rugby Seven visitors ...

  6. Young HK trio set to link with Waratahs

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ka-to, who left for Sydney last night for a one-week training stint with the New South Wales Waratahs. Lee, 20, already has appeared for Hong Kong at both 15s and sevens on the international stage. The Kowloon scrumhalf, who has been identified as one of the future pillars of the game, will rub shoulders with players from the Super 15 side and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union hope ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - FINANCE

    Seven English Premier League clubs make Deloitte rich list

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Seven Premier League clubs make rich list Real Madrid have become the first club in any sport to generate more than €500 million (HK$5.2 billion) in revenue ... Madrid's revenue rose by seven per cent to €512.6 million in the 2011-2012 season. It enabled the nine-time European champions to hold on to top spot in the rankings for an eighth successive year, ...

  8. 26

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Disaster averted It is a bird of prey, but the Peregrine will always be remembered as a portent of doom for the Sevens. It was 1997, soon after the handover. Long-term backers Cathay ... US$1 billion, Peregrine, run by Philip Tose, looked the best bet. The deal was quickly fixed and the Sevens was Peregrine's baby for the next three years- 1998-2000- for a sum of $30 ...

  9. More card scam victims surface

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... this week's Rugby Sevens tournament. HSBC, the bank with which all six victims of the latest scam have accounts, has reminded clients that under no circumstances will staff ask them for their PIN ... Barclay Crawford More sports events have been hit by fraudsters using scams identical to the one used to drain bank accounts of rugby supporters. After this week's report of scams ...

  10. Executive suites get a case of the blues

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... with Robby Nimmo Riding the escalators to the stadium's upper decks is the stairway to heaven, or in this case, Sevens heaven. It is in these corridors of power the companies express ... of the Rugby World Cup there this year,' said Goldman's Ryan Holsheimer. 'Once the earthquake happened, we deliberated a lot about whether it was the right thing to do and decided ...




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