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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Rugby union wins access to Hong Kong Sports Institute

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the Hong Kong Sports Institute opened its doors to rugby sevens. The entry of the only team sport at the elite training academy - there are 15 other disciplines from athletics to wushu - was welcomed by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, which called it a historic moment for the sport. It will now have access to government funds for the next four years, with about HK$5 million ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SPORTS DIGEST

    Sports Digest, February 28, 2013

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by SDC

    ... teams and a newly added 32-team dodge-ball tournament in a move to create a beach festival of sport. Mini-rugby teams will also compete in under-11s and under-12s tournaments, while sevens ... Olympic gold A Russian wrestler says he is returning his Olympic gold medal to protest at the International Olympic Committee's decision to drop his sport from the Games programme. Sagid ...

  3. Challenging team sport

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is an all-round sport that provides a challenge for children in hand-eye co-ordination, agility and physical power. It also promotes a team mentality and provides a social environment for children to learn at a young age,' says Eva Yeung, sports executive at the Hong Kong Hockey Association (HKHA). The HKHA (www.hockey.org.hk) provides training courses for teenagers from 12 to 18 ...

  4. Sports Digest

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Newcastle, Leicester to debut at soccer sevens English giants Newcastle United will make their debut at the Citibank HKFC International Soccer Sevens in May. Newcastle will be part of a stellar line-up that will also include arch-rivals Sunderland, four-t ...

  5. Jump off to a sports career

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sport holds so many valuable lessons for personal development, working within a team, achieving goals and accepting the losses as well as the wins,' Moore says. As managing director of Elite Step Asia, Moore focuses on sports marketing. He thinks it is important to recognise that sports should not be the be-all and end-all of one's life and one has to have a balance ...

  6. Along the Sports Road- a vivid tale of the Football Club

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... years and writes historical fiction and non-fiction with an Asian focus. For this book, the verbosely titled Along the Sports Road: The Hong Kong Football Club, Its Environs and Personalities ... party and a sports dinner. But it's not all fun and games, as members donated HK$125,000 for the Operation Santa Claus charity earlier this month. 'I think if a bus containing every ...

  7. Our sports officials need to learn a rugby lesson

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While Hong Kong continues to deliberate whether to bid for the Asian Games, the ways in which local sports development can be improved have been the topic of much debate in recent months. In spite of this, and the government's professed interest in how to develop local sport, the fact that rugby union's top two teams, New Zealand and Australia, have been in town preparing ...

  8. Rugby test would be a win for sport in HK

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong may be set to host another high-profile sporting event if plans to bring Australia and New Zealand together here for a rugby test match next year come to fruition. If the event goes ahead, it would add to a relatively impressive sporting catalogue that seems to be growing- despite the need for more to be done to promote sport in our city. An impressive list of events ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Dawn breaking on a bright new era

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Inclusion in the Sports Institute and the support that comes with it mean Hong Kong squads have a golden chance to reach new, loftier heights Dawn ... for the existing 15 elite disciplines at the Hong Kong Sports Institute kicks in. Make that 16, for sevens will soon be part of the cream at the top. A whole new world awaits the only team sport ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - LEFT FIELD

    A gift that can keep on giving

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Now that rugby sevens is in the Sports Institute, players and administrators must make the most of this opportunity A gift that can keep on giving It has ... to represent the Barbarians against the British and Irish Lions, but the more significant achievement was the decision by the Sports Commission to open the door for sevens at the Hong Kong Sports ...




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