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Time to put down a marker for 2019

Japan took great strides at the last World Cup in England, securing their first ever win over South Africa, 34-32, while winning three of their four matches, but narrowly missing out on progress to the knockout stages. 398 more words

Rugby

Lost, somewhere in Polynesia

Remoteness is better measured by the effort one needs to do to arrive there, rather than the physical distance of the journey. The Polynesian states are probably the most remote and more expensive countries to visit, for a European citizen, mainly due to the limited flight connections and absence of commercial competition. 1,768 more words

Quotidian

SCURT/2: Sarapova, amendata penal, afla joi daca nu va fi mai rau; dezertari in canotaj?; mai putini capi de serie in Marele Slem; modificari la rugby; program tv 22.11.

* Maria Sarapova a fost amendata penal, pentru inselaciune, in India, pedeapsa fiind deocamdata data de politia din New Delhi, insa urmeaza instanta, care se pronunta joi, fiind singurul organism din aceasta tara care poate sanctiona cu inchisoarea. 605 more words

Recap of Pre-Service Training

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change.”

-Paulo Coelho

Pre-Service Training (PST) is officially over! 1,754 more words

SCURT/2: Mihaela Buzarnescu, invingatoare la Toyota; rugby cat cuprinde; moartea dubioasa a unui campion; antrenorul Sky recunoaste; program tv 20.11.

* Dupa ce a inceput anul 2017 pe locul 351, din cauza unor accidentari repetate, dar si a lipsei de timp, alocat sustinerii doctoratului in educatie fizica si sport, Mihaela Buzarnescu il va incheia, probabil, in primele 60, sarind in 10 luni nu mai putin de 300 de locuri! 639 more words

Rugby League World Cup Quarter Finals: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS 
Australia = Valentine Holmes’ five-for helped Australia cruise past Samoa.
Tonga = brave win against Lebanon, onto the semi finals.
Fiji = probably the upset of the tournament over New Zealand. 51 more words

Sports

Victorie de referinta: Romania-Samoa 17-13 (3-13), cu o revenire fantastica si salt pe 13 in ierarhia mondiala

Superba victorie in meci-test al Romaniei cu Samoa, 17-13 (3-13) mai ales prin abnegatia si tehnica desavarsita a elementelor specifice rugby-ului nostru (joc pe inaintare grupat si perfect echilibrat, placaje necrutatoare, margine mai buna, ca si gramezile ordonate, dar peste toate memorabila prin rasturnarea de scor, la primul meci dintre cele 2 reprezentative la Bucuresti, succes care urca Romania pe locul 13 in lume, cel mai bun detinut vreodata! 342 more words