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Poor execution costly for Junior Boks against Australia

Australia led 10-7 at the break, but the Junior Boks took a 14-10 lead, only to see the hosts score shortly thereafter to retake the lead

A disappointed Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko bemoaned his team’s error-rate and not keeping the pressure up in their heart-breaking defeat against Australia in the second round of the U20 Rugby Championship on Tuesday. The match was yet again played at a wet Sunshine Coast Stadium, where the Junior…

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Equatorial Guinea: Bilateral meeting between Carmelo Nvono Nká and Raul Comelli

The representatives of Malabo and Buenos Aires in Paris highlighted the need to strengthen ties and promote regular cooperation in order to achieve the objectives set out in the common agenda

The Extraordinary Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to France, Carmelo Nvono Nká, held a bilateral meeting with the Chargé d'Affaires at the Embassy of Argentina, Raul Comelli. Among other matters, they discussed topics of economic, cultural and socio-political interest. The meeting, which took place at the Embassy…

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Argentina peerless, Panama buoyant

Only 11 men’s international matches have been played since the last FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking was released in November

Last FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking (https://www.FIFA.com) of year largely unchanged; Argentina end 2023 on top; Panama crowned year’s biggest climbers. Only 11 men’s international matches have been played since the last FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking was released in November. Nine of those fixtures featured OFC teams who participated in the Pacific Games. The…

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An unequal world: Designing a safer, healthier place for women and girls in Argentina, Cameroon and Uganda

Around the globe, patriarchal systems often drive women and girls out of schools, into caretaking roles, and away from pursuing certain careers

What would the world look like if it was designed by and for women?  For one thing, it would be safer. Cars would be equipped with crash systems tested to protect all types of bodies, and personal protective equipment would be sized to fit female health-care workers as well as their…

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Rugby: South Africa get the party started at HSBC SVNS in Cape Town

South Africa’s Blitzboks through to HSBC SVNS Cape Town quarter-finals in vibrant festival atmosphere

The opening day of HSBC SVNS in Cape Town witnessed the very best of rugby sevens with the top 12 men’s and women’s teams in the world showcasing their talents and feeding off the vibrant energy emanating from the stands at the DHL Stadium. There were fireworks on and off…

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Rugby: South Africa men and Australia women claimed the first titles of HSBC SVNS 2024 with victory in Dubai

The HSBC SVNS action continues in Cape Town on 9-10 December

South Africa’s Blitzboks overcame a spirited Argentina 12-7 to lift their fifth straight Emirates Dubai 7s trophy – equaling the record for successive titles at a single location. Although Argentina had to settle for silver it represented their best ever result in Dubai. Interview of the Captain of South Africa…

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Argentina still in pole position, Venezuela back in top 50

Argentina (1st) maintain a healthy lead (8.18 points) over their closest challengers, France

Total of 165 international matches played in October; Movement in top ten, but podium remains unchanged; Lithuania are biggest climbers. No fewer than 165 international matches were contested earlier this month, with FIFA World Cup 26™ qualifiers, encounters in the preliminary rounds of continental competitions and Concacaf Nations League clashes…

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B-roll Video Release: FIFA World Cup 2030 - FIFA President

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Following extensive consultation with all confederations and given the importance of marking the centenary of the FIFA World Cup™ (www.FIFA.com), the FIFA Council took key decisions in relation to the bidding and hosting of the Centenary edition of the FIFA World Cup in 2030 during its meeting held by videoconference from…

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FIFA World Cup set to return to Africa in 2030

In 2030, the FIFA World Cup will unite three continents and six countries, inviting the entire world to join in the celebration of the beautiful game, the Centenary and the FIFA World Cup itself

FIFA World Cup (www.FIFA.com) in 2030 set to unite the world in unique global celebration; Morocco, Portugal and Spain joint bid is the sole candidate to host FIFA World Cup 2030™; Centenary celebration and celebratory games to take place in Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay; Member associations from AFC and OFC…

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Argentina widen the gap while Guinea-Bissau and Aruba make headway

Following their 1-0 triumph over Ecuador and a 3-0 away success against Bolivia in their opening CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup 2026™ qualifiers, Argentina (1st) tighten their grip at the summit of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

Total of 159 international matches played in September; Qatar 2022™ winners Argentina make perfect start to FIFA (www.FIFA.com) World Cup 2026™ qualifying campaign; Albania, Guinea-Bissau and Aruba make significant strides. Following their 1-0 triumph over Ecuador and a 3-0 away success against Bolivia in their opening CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup 2026™ qualifiers,…