Salom Yiu Kam-shing, Tom McQueen and Jamie Hood training at the Sports Institute for the Olympic qualifying tournament in Incheon, South Korea. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

‘Usually we’re the underdogs’: Hong Kong’s men’s sevens team head into Olympic qualifier as heavy favourites

  • With Japan already having booked their tickets as hosts, Hong Kong have a clear shot to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
  • Captain Max Woodward says they definitely feel the pressure to perform next weekend in Incheon at the two-day tournament
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Salom Yiu Kam-shing, Tom McQueen and Jamie Hood training at the Sports Institute for the Olympic qualifying tournament in Incheon, South Korea. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Chong Ka-yan takes down a Chinese player in the Olympic qualifying final. Photo: HKRU
Patrick Blennerhassett
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Patrick Blennerhassett

Baby steps to leaps and bounds for Hong Kong’s rugby teams as they bang on glass ceilings

  • The women’s sevens team lose a heartbreaker to China in Guangzhou but are now within striking distance of the best teams in Asia
  • All four team programmes have shown they want to take the next step, but tough times lie ahead

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Chong Ka-yan takes down a Chinese player in the Olympic qualifying final. Photo: HKRU
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