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[THE WALL STREET JOURNAL] Hong Kong Celebrates 40 Years of Sevens

The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament started in 1975 as a small event, with just 3,000 spectators in attendance. Today, it has grown to become a flagship event in the city’s social calendar, drawing a crowd of 120,000 from around the world.

Peter Schatz, the chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, says the city is a perfect place to host such an event. Read more here.

Topics: 40 years, 7s, Coverage, HK7, Hong Kong, Rugby Football Union, serevi, Serevi Rugby, Seven's rugby, The Wall Street Journal