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

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  2. Executive suites get a case of the blues

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - China - FINANCE

    Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... bitcoin exchanges and had 33.68 per cent of the global bitcoin exchange market share over the last seven days, according to market tracking website Bitcoinity.org. Yang attributed the sharp rise ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the global sponsorship rights to the IRB World Sevens Series this year the writing was on the wall for Credit Suisse, which could no longer be involved in the Hong Kong leg. HSBC has also splashed 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 ...

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

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

    ... 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 around the stadium. Mona Lisa ... 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 much in evidence than ...

  7. World Cup hopes end for HK pair

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Alex Jenkins

    ... Alex Jenkins in Kuala Lumpur Hong Kong saw their chances of qualifying for November's Omega-Mission Hills World Cup evaporate yesterday after David Freeman and Derek Fung finished in a share of seventh place at the Fortis International Challenge. Needing to finish in the top three to earn a berth in the US$5.5 million event, the duo carded a two-under-par 70 in the last day ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. World Cup forecast should be taken with a grain of salt

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... about the results of the 10-metre air-pistol shooting or who wins team gold in synchronised swimming. No, when it comes to whipping up global sporting frenzy, the football World Cup ... impressive accuracy in historical back-tests, saying their model correctly predicts 70 per cent of quarterfinal winners in the past five World Cups and 89 per cent of semifinal winners. Inevitably, ...

  10. 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 ...




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