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  1. Hong Kong rely on seven-try line-up

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... (pictured), Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance, said on the unchanged line-up. It is tantamount to giving the side full marks for their seven-try, and seven-star, performance ... an Asian Games year, China have split the national squad into XVs and sevens squads. Players like Johnny Zhang Zhiqiang- who is a well-known face in local rugby- were missing from the XVs set-up ...

  2. Gibbs & Co out to stun Koreans in opener

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Alex Gibbs and his team will carry the best hopes of Hong Kong winning a medal in a team sport when the rugby sevens gets under way today at the Al-Arabi Stadium. But Hong ... Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's head of performance. Torpey would not say who would start against Korea in the tournament opener. But it is likely that Hong Kong will begin with Mark ...

  3. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It is not Legco's job to regulate the banks. Our job is to regulate the government Civic Party lawmaker Ronny Tong Ka-wah No one knew who I was. It was pretty good to be anonymous, just nice and refreshing to be a normal guy in the crowd Former Springbok rugby captain John Smit, on his arrival in Hong Kong I can no longer be affiliated in any way with an organisation ...

  4. Four more candidates make it seven for by-election battle

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Four more candidates submitted nominations yesterday for the Legislative Council by-election, bringing the total number of registered contenders to seven. Lok Ma Chau-Hong Kong Freight Association chairman Chaing Chi-wai, who declared his candidacy on Thursday, handed in 200 nominations in the morning. He said his nominators were mainly from the transport, ...

  5. From catwalk king to self-imposed exile: Xu Jiatun's seven years in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... June 1983 Xu Jiatun arrives in Hong Kong by train from Guangzhou to become director of the local branch of Xinhua, Beijing's de facto embassy. Sporting sun glasses and a short-sleeved suit, he causes some disquiet with his appearance and declaration ...

  6. Police use pepper spray on anti-Leung protesters

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'devil beaters' were not even aware it was election day. Mrs Leung, in her 70s, did not know ordinary people had no right to vote. Others spent the day at the Rugby Sevens. Tracy ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 25, 2012

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to watch replacement events such as egg throwing, musical chairs or a sack race. I also note the introduction of rugby sevens at the next Olympics. How would your correspondent feel about ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the sport would not want to make a two-day commitment. A one-day pass should have been available at a lower price. The Hong Kong Cricket Association should realise that this event is not the Rugby Sevens. There is not a large overseas contingent that flies in specifically for the event, and the game itself is not part of a larger series or tournament. I know this event has struggled ...

  9. Political Animal

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... so, for if the World Cup set a precedent, how about the Rugby Sevens and the Olympic Games? ...

  10. Quotes of the week

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Feng Jianmei, who was forced to abort a seven-month-old fetus in Shaanxi ...




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