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  1. Chartis Cup call-up brings old foes on to the pitch

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an awesome group of back-row specialists that already include All Blacks icon Jerry Collins, Samoa's Henry Tuilagi, Japan legend Takuro Miuchi and 100-cap Wales hero Martyn Williams. ...

  2. 2 Minutes with... JUNIOR SUA'A

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... I used to play rugby in Samoa but my favourite sport is rugby league. That is real rugby. I like the one-on-one situation. There is more contact. What has been your best moment since arriving ... I do. What do you do? I work for a charity mission called Youth With A Mission. We are a Christian organisation and I'm the sports co-ordinator for the ministry. We don't go around ...

  3. Stateless and stuck on the way to Samoa

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ex-Soviet state to Samoa. But soon after going through Kazakhstan, into Xinjiang and across China by train, he hit roadblocks in Hong Kong that have kept him stuck here for the last five years. ... identified, and his name has been changed. Even before he was deemed stateless, the New Zealand and Australian governments refused to let him transit via their countries on his way to Samoa, the only ...

  4. 'Brain dead' HK come up short against Japan

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... given our performance against Japan,' Rees said. The Hong Kong women's team finished an eight-team Asian Women's Sevens in fourth place after going down to Samoa 17-5. The tournament had included four teams from Oceania - Samoa, Cook Islands, Tonga and Papua New Guinea. ...

  5. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to lick its wounds from its loss to Samoa in the Hong Kong Sevens rugby final, it was straight back to business for New Zealand minister of trade Tim Groser yesterday, signing a free-trade agreement with Hong Kong that, among other things, offers commitments to New Zealand's sporting and other recreational services. 'In saying this is good news for New Zealand, I'm sure ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    Hong Kong launches campaign to secure berth as core Sevens team

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 05:55pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... France, Kenya, New Zealand, Portugal, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, United States, Wales and Hong Kong. Reinforcing Hong Kong’s unique position as the largest and most international HSBC ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Tense time as Hong Kong face Papua New Guinea in crunch qualifier

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:25pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Jamie Atkinson's men are just one step away from a monumental first appearance at a World Cup Tense time as HK chase their World Cup dream "Can we dare to dream?" Hong Kong Cricket Association chairman Mik ...

  8. Sorry, David, you can't fight Goliath

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay After 36 years of the Hong Kong Sevens, we will have a system of institutionalised sporting apartheid heaped on our event thanks to the International Rugby Board's ... France, Kenya, New Zealand, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, the United States and Wales. So far so good, but then the twist in the tale, the knife in Hong Kong's midriff- Canada, China, ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - TABLE TENNIS

    Promoter Barry Hearn says Hong Kong can help revive 'dead sport' of table tennis

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in London Top promoter Hearn believes HK can help revive 'dead sport' International sports promoter Barry Hearn has challenged Hong Kong to become a major player in turning table tennis into a million-dollar glamour sport. Hearn launched the Ping Pong World Championships in London last weekend, aiming to make his version of table tennis more "rock ...

  10. Wounded Korea seek revenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... States, Samoa and Tonga, the Koreans hardly step outside their country other than at regional level. But with more of their top players now turning out for corporate rugby in Japan - which ...




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