The Hong Kong Sevens is the city’s most famous sporting event. The government needs to help make it happen next April. Photo: HKRU The Hong Kong Sevens is the city’s most famous sporting event. The government needs to help make it happen next April. Photo: HKRU
The Hong Kong Sevens is the city’s most famous sporting event. The government needs to help make it happen next April. Photo: HKRU
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Hong Kong Sevens: how World Rugby and Hong Kong Rugby Union can pull off an April tournament

  • World Rugby and HKRU have a number of case studies to draw from, including all four major North American sports, the UFC and European football
  • Selling the tournament as a local event, reducing fan capacity and getting international players into a bubble are all plausible

The Hong Kong Sevens is the city’s most famous sporting event. The government needs to help make it happen next April. Photo: HKRU The Hong Kong Sevens is the city’s most famous sporting event. The government needs to help make it happen next April. Photo: HKRU
The Hong Kong Sevens is the city’s most famous sporting event. The government needs to help make it happen next April. Photo: HKRU
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