Fiji head coach John McKee addresses his players during training in Miyako, Japan, on Tuesday. Reuters
Sydney: Australia on Saturday head into their final game before leaving for Japan, fielding a makeshift team as key players are kept in cotton wool and others are given a last chance to stake
The leaders of Fiji and Australia agreed to boost bilateral ties on Monday as they sought to smooth relations following a highly publicised clash over climate change at a Pacific summit last month.
The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series returned with a bang on Thursday with five of the eight men’s matches on day one of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019 decided
Facing seventh-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia, the unseeded American was broken eight times on Court Philippe Chatrier and lost 6-3, 6-1. Jabeur won 15 of 16 points on Pera’s second serve.
A draw in the final round proved enough for Grandmaster (GM) Aravindh Chithambaram of India to become one of only two players to win back-to-back championships in the history of the Dubai Open Chess Tournament.
His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, graced the Vice President’s Jiu-Jitsu Cup with his presence as he crowned the champions of the tournament. The highly anticipated event was held over the weekend at the Shabab Al-Ahli Club in Dubai, captivating a large