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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    'Super Bowl of Rugby' suffering in a stone-age stadium

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... bothered. Long-time band member Bruce Johnston was smitten by the experience and called the event the "Super Bowl of rugby." That may have been true at one point, but not anymore. ...

  2. 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, ... a university where rugby was a religion, it does strike me if you go back to the Loughborough teams, we had a good coach [Jim Greenwood] who was a Scottish international, played for the Lions, his view ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Former Hong Kong skipper Stuart Krohn leads US kids on education mission

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

    ... And while the Sevens is a chance to revive friendships and renew vows over the love, honour and worship of rugby, for Krohn it has a far deeper meaning. He was captain of the Hong Kong team, starting in 1990 and finishing on a high in 1997 during the first World Cup here, but this visit sees Krohn on a different, albeit still rugby-related, mission. "I am here with the ICEF, ...

  4. 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 ... "When I was 16, via the union's Educational Trust, I was given a scholarship to attend Matamata College, near Hamilton in New Zealand. Rugby put me on the straight and narrow and gave me ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Scotland suffering from 'Jekyll and Hyde disorder'

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

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Scotland suffering from 'Jekyll and Hyde disorder' 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 ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    England left shell-shocked as Fiji continue impressive run

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Ben Ryan's men will play in the Bowl competition after making a surprising exit from the coveted Cup England left shell-shocked as Fiji continue impressive run They saved Private Ryan, but there was no salvation for ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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

    ... return to our city for the rugby and socialising event of the year, is Dirk Scott. His father was a Hong Kong policeman, so Scott grew up here, attending the very first Hong Kong Sevens in 1976 ... for the beancounters and sociologists to ponder but for most people here this week there's one easy rebuttal to Hitchhikers, Galaxies and the magic power of 42. They would say the answer to rugby, life, ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Going to the extremes to compete at the Sevens

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 07:38pm by Tom McColl

    ... With the recent doping allegations coming out of Australia and the Lance Armstrong saga, I began to think about how prevalent performance-enhancing drugs in rugby might be. Having grown up on a culture ... concerns about creatine. Over the past six weeks I have tried to keep up to date with the drug scandal in Australia – from what I gather rugby union is one of the few mainstream sports not under ...

  10. Infographics - Sport - HONG KONG SEVENS

    INFOGRAPHIC: Team-by-team historical results of every Hong Kong Sevens since 2000

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:16pm by Cedric Sam

    ... Cedric Sam Is a perfect run required to lift the Cup? How did your team fare in tournaments past? Find out by using this interactive infographic to explore the results of all the teams who have appeared at the Hong Kong Sevens since the start of the HSBC ...




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