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An Olympic sevens gold medalist and a Flying Fijians hooker and scrumhalf are among the first five players added to the roster of the Fijian Drua ahead of their inaugural season in Super Rugby Pacific. Napolioni Bolaca, a utility back who won gold with Fiji at this year’s Tokyo Games, is the headline signing, announced Monday by Drua interim chief executive Brian Thorburn. Thorburn said Bolaca will cover flyhalf, fullback and winger.
A Franco-British defense ministers' summit due to take place this week has been cancelled by Paris.That's according to sources familiar with the matter.France called off the meeting as its anger boils over about Australia's decision to scrap a multi-billion dollar submarine order for an alternative one with Britain and the U.S.The sources said French Armed Forces minister Florence Parly personally took the decision to drop the meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace.The French defense ministry could not be immediately reached.The British defense ministry declined to comment.The scrapping of the $40 billion dollar submarine contract has triggered a diplomatic crisis, with Paris recalling its ambassadors from Washington and Canberra for consultations.Australia plans to build at least eight nuclear-powered submarines with U.S. and British technology in a trilateral security partnership announced last week.France claims not to have been consulted by its allies, while Australia says it had made clear to Paris for months its concerns over the 2016 contract.French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Joe Biden will speak by telephone in the coming days to discuss the crisis.
Australia has already proven its affection for France through the sacrifice of Aussie soldiers during World War I and II, the country's deputy prime minister claimed Monday, stoking a row over a major submarine contract.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may cling to power in Monday's election but looks set to lose his bid for a parliamentary majority after a tough campaign that dashed his hopes for a convincing win. Trudeau has a minority administration, forcing him to rely on other parties and make policy compromises to govern. With opinion polls last month showing him far ahead, he triggered the vote two years early, saying voters needed to weigh in on his left-of-center Liberal government's handling of COVID-19.
The All Blacks are eager to claim bragging rights over the world champion Springboks but expect a much-improved South Africa performance in Townsville this weekend, fly-half Beauden Barrett said Monday.
Matt Harmon goes over the five things he cares about and five things he doesn't care about from Week 2 action, including Lamar Jackson's big win over the rival Chiefs.
Remote working has since become the norm, with many employers offering workers the chance to work from home at least part-time. But with fewer people commuting to offices every day, are large, money-consuming workplaces at threat of going extinct? And what will be the purpose of offices in the future?
In the third episode of this season, Lianna Brinded, a director at Yahoo, and Xavier White, CSR and innovation marketing manager for Verizon Business, speak to Susan McPherson, CEO of McPherson Strategies.
"High snap, put down. Joseph, come on! And it's ... GOOOOOOOOD! No, he missed it."
Apple Inc burnished its streaming TV credentials on Sunday as "Ted Lasso" scored the Emmy award for best comedy, and Netflix Inc landed its biggest television award to date with a best drama win for "The Crown." Netflix also tied the all-time record for the most Emmys in a single year with 44, a mark previously reached by ViacomCBS Inc's CBS broadcast network in 1974. The honors give the streaming services new bragging rights they can use to promote their offerings in the hard-fought battle for audiences who are ditching traditional TV and searching for quality entertainment online.
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Emmys voters didn’t adore “WandaVision” as much as the rest of us did. While the Disney Plus series from Marvel Studios took home three awards at the Creative Arts Emmys last weekend — for production, costume design and music — the action series was completely shut out of the Primetime Emmys, which were held in […]
Lamar Jackson rushed for 107 yards and two touchdowns as the Baltimore Ravens edged Patrick Mahomes' Kansas City Chiefs 36-35 in a clash of former league MVPs.
Gauthier Zuppinger, co-founder and COO of NonFungible.com, a website tracking the spectrum of digital collectibles, warns about the hype of investing in NFTs.
Bongbong Marcos and Manny Pacquiao are just two of the growing list of politicians that the actress has featured on her vlog This article, Is Toni Gonzaga becoming the Boy Abunda of presidentiables?, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Ten companies will join the DAX on Monday as the blue-chip stock market index undergoes its biggest facelift in its 33-year history in response to turmoil in the German corporate world.
It hasn't been a good start for Urban Meyer's NFL career.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday meets with Algerians who fought for France in their country's war of independence in a fresh attempt to come to grips with a dark chapter in French colonial history.
Ms Banna will now represent Singapore for the December event, the 70th Miss Universe international competition in Eilat, Israel.
Despite a record slate of diverse nominees and presenters, no actor of color managed to win an acting award.