Fiji won a record fourth straight Hong Kong Sevens crown on Sunday with a crunching 24-12 victory over Kenya and dedicated the win to those hit by a cyclone which struck this month.
The 2019 Sevens Collection will contain Japan after Damian Karauna's facet beat Germany 19-14 within the annual world collection qualifier in Hong Kong.
The Pacific island is still reeling from the devastating impact of Cyclone Josie last week.
The situation could further deteriorate with another storm system expected to pass through the country early next week.
"We have talked about all of it week - what we may do to carry the concerns and stresses persons are having of their lives - and I believed the gamers did admirably this weekend".
The turning point came mid way through the first half of the game when Kenya were reduced to five men after Collins Injera and Willy Ambaka were sin-binned allowing Fiji to build a solid 17-0 lead at the break. Canada's Pat Kay scored first in the second half, but the missed conversion left Kenya with a two-point lead before the floodgates opened and the Africans ran in three tries to finish 33-10 winners.
Remains Of Senator Bukar Laid To Rest In Daura
Senator Bukar, who represents Katsina North ( Daura Zone) in the Senate, died around 10.am on Wednesday following an illness. Bukar who was born in Daura , Katsina State, in December 1953 was 1978 graduate of Engineering of Ahmadu Bello University .
Former All Black Roger Randle takes over as coach in Hong Kong and has named a squad featuring six players uncapped at world series level.
Their third win of the season means they are also now just three points behind overall reigning champions South Africa in the World Rugby Sevens Series leaderboard.
"Hong Kong is always special for us", captain Jerry Tuwai said.
South Africa beat New Zealand 29-7 to take the bronze medal, while Argentina edged U.S. 14-12 to secure fifth.
Before joining the series they will contest the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on July 20-22 as one of the two Asian qualifiers.
There is a chance for some light rain in the later afternoon and evening hours and even flurries in our northern counties. It will still be breezy and chilly, with daytime temperatures reaching only into the mid-40s, Avery said.
And Stephanie Morton and Kaarle McCulloch, who made up the women's team sprint pair, won their event, also beating NZ. Gold medalists Shayna Jack, Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell of Australia celebrate on the podium.
Tad Cummins has pleaded guilty to kidnapping his teenage student, taking her across state lines and sexually assaulting her. A Bryan man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to assaulting a public servant in May 2017.
The tour is the 16th trip to Australia and the seventh to Queensland for Charles, while it is Camilla's third visit. Bundaberg is the first regional stop for Prince Charles as part of his official duties for the Commonwealth Games.
According to a report in WHO, at least half of the world's population do not have full coverage of basic health services. UHC means that all people and communities receive the health services they need without suffering financial hardship.
On Monday, Mr Wang and Kang Ying spoke for the first time via a voice messenger app, thecover.cn reported (in Chinese). She had been told by her adoptive father that she was found on the side of the road and did not have a mother .
According to The New York Times , police had encountered Vassell before and classified him as emotionally disturbed. In all, three plainclothes officers and one uniformed officer fired 10 rounds between them, Monahan said.
It said mortar shells hit several suburbs of the capital and killed at four people and wounded more than a dozen. Another said she had been riding in a taxi when the shelling started, and the auto crashed head-on into a wall.
According to Bohn , Holloway got down to 159 pounds, four pounds above the limit. "I tried to get it", he wrote on Twitter. Multiple reports suggest that Pettis asked the UFC for additional money to fight Nurmagomedov, but the UFC declined.
Men paid more in 78% of employers
Companies which failed face legal action and there was a last-minute dash to meet the deadline. Companies had to file data based on a "snapshot" of their payroll taken on 5 April 2017.
Eriksen double seals victory on Kane's return
The Stoke defenders were not close to Kane from Eriksen's free kick, which was curled into the bottom corner. Brighton had midfielder Davy Propper sent off for a studs-up lunge on Jonathan Hogg in the 74th minute.
Our dream is to see a prosperous Nepal: PM Oli
This will enable cost effective and efficient movement of cargo and greatly impact the growth of business and economy of Nepal. While speaking to mediapersons, PM Oli said friendship is most important and there is no comparison with friendship.
Key events in rapid escalation of US-China trade dispute
The proposal is in retaliation for China's announcement of tariffs on US products like soybeans, beef, pork, and some airplanes. Financial markets, unsettled for days by the trade fight and Trump's management of it, whipsawed again on the new threat.
Trade war with China: What you need to know
The US measures mainly goods that allegedly benefitted from China's theft of US intellectual property. That came with the US considering duties on an additional $100 billion in goods imported from China.