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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Champions Canada return, Kenya to make debut in Women’s Sevens

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:33pm

    ... Kong rugby community is delighted to again play host to the top men’s and women’s sevens teams from around the world in March,” said Ruth Mitchell, tournament director for the Women’s Sevens and director of development at the HKRFU. “The Women’s Sevens fills an important place on the international calendar, offering the teams some high calibre competition in the build-up to the fourth leg ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    HKRFU names its first 10 icons for new rugby Hall of Fame

    Posted May 16th 2014, 09:45pm

    ... in a match, scoring 10 tries against Singapore in that world famous RWC qualifier in 1994. Representing women’s rugby, director of development Ruth Mitchell was also inducted. Mitchell has long been ... and as the tournament director of the Hong Kong Women’s Rugby Sevens. In 2011, she received both the International Rugby Board’s Women’s Personality of the Year Award and the Asian Rugby Football Union’s ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Hong Kong issue 'SOS' to keep women's windsurfing in Asian Games

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:54pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... high," said HKWA executive director Dennis Chan Wai-keung. "In Asia, only a few nations have made good progress in the class, particularly in the women's. Many countries think ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com With just three entrants registered to compete, the event is at risk of being cancelled because a minimum of six is required HK bid to keep women ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Asian Games: Hong Kong women cricketers lose to China

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:36pm by ALVIN

    ... Alvin Sallay Poor fielding lets HK women down The Hong Kong women's cricket team will have to take the harder path if they are to jockey into medal contention after China edged past ... today, we would have faced Japan which would have been an easier game. Now we have to do it the tough way," said Charlie Burke, Hong Kong Cricket Association's director of cricket. ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong

    Battling against the odds

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... from them." The lack of quality competition in Asia has also been a stumbling block for the development of women's rugby in the region for many years, says Ruth Mitchell, director ... Rachel Jacqueline The Hong Kong women's team are highly motivated and competitive but the brutal realities of life in this city are holding back their progress Battling against ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    'Big Bash' team Hobart Hurricanes to provide Hong Kong with litmus test

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Coach Charlie Burke says it is first time men's and women's squads have travelled together for training trip Hurricanes' Big Bash test for HK The Hong Kong men's and women's teams for the Asian Games will leave on a nine-day training trip to Sri Lanka on Thursday where they will encounter top-class opposition, ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - ADVENTURE RACING

    Elite runners up the ante for locals in HK50 event

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:09pm by RACHEL JACQUWLLINE

    ... Rachel Jacqueline Impressive field of international athletes, especially women, set to test Hongkongers Elite runners up the antefor locals in trail event Hong Kong's popularity as a drawcard for Asia's mountain running gathers momentum with elite internationals joining 1,000 athletes in the MSIG HK50 in Sai Kung on Saturday. But it would be the women, not the men, who ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    United States women's soccer team's only concern is getting right coach

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... it all sorted out." Jill Ellis, the development director for the US women's national teams, is serving as interim coach until a replacement for Sundhage is found. United States Soccer ... Associated Press in Bridgeport, Illinois Having become used to high standards,the soccer team wants more of the same US women's priority is finding the right coach American, ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong

    China's Yan Longfai and Nepal's Mira Rai win Hong Kong Island trail race

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 09:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline An international field sees the Nepali finish fifth overall to take the women's race China's Yan beats Boyd to claim HK trail event A fierce battle ... in the 2011 Beijing Marathon. But it was Nepal's 23-year-old Mira Rai who stole the show, finishing in 5:30:32 and fifth overall in a competitive international field to win the women's race, ...

  10. Sport - China - SAILING

    The mother of all journeys- how Vicky Song Kun sailed into history

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:52pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... She didn't want me to sacrifice anything and told me I must complete the whole race," said Song, who was in town last week to address the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference. ... of it." Her dedication and spirit was praised by Justin Taylor, race director of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. "Vicky [Song] made an excellent first impression on the Clipper Race ...




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