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Kenya Women Qualify for Tokyo 2020

Kenya's women qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, despite losing their Rugby Africa Women's Sevens crown to South Africa

Kenya will compete in their second Olympic Games after finishing runners-up to South Africa in the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens Championship in Monastir, Tunisia. The Lionesses become the eighth team to book their place in the line-up at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games rather than South Africa because the South…

World Rugby
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Africa Women's Sevens marks next stop on road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens will be the third regional qualifier on the road to Tokyo after tournaments in South America and Europe took place in June and July

The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament, which takes place in Monastir, Tunisia, on 12-13 October will be the next opportunity for a team to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium will host 12 women’s teams across two days as they compete to claim their…

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Experience will be key for Imbokodo – Mpupha

Mpupha will lead a team with only a handful of players not having played in Tunisia before

The experience of having played at this stadium and in this tournament will have a huge influence in the Springbok Women's Sevens squad's ability to adapt to the challenges of the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens tournament at Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium in Monastir, Tunisia this weekend. That is the view…

South African Rugby Union
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Delport names Springbok Women’s Sevens squad for African qualifiers

The tournament will be played in Monastir on 12 and 13 October, when the Imbokodo* will try and book a qualification spot to the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Qualifying tournament

Springbok Women's Sevens coach Paul Delport named an experienced squad to travel to Tunisia for the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens qualifier event, to be played this weekend. The tournament will be played in Monastir on 12 and 13 October, when the Imbokodo* will try and book a qualification spot to…

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New Permanent Representative of Liberia presents credentials

Ms. Telewoda is a member of the Board of Directors of the Angie Brooks International Centre for Women Empowerment and Leadership

The new Permanent Representative of Liberia to the United Nations (Vienna), Youngor Sevelee Telewoda, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During her career, Ms. Telewoda, who is also Ambassador to Germany, has served in various capacities, among them: Ambassador…

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Canon to operate production-level implementation of the Free Viewpoint Video System and provide highlight footage of Rugby World Cup 2019

These video highlights feature viewpoints and angles not possible with conventional cameras, effectively conveying the thrill of such sports as rugby

Canon Inc. (Global.canon) announced today that during seven matches of Rugby World Cup 2019, to be held from September 20 to November 2, the company will provide highlight footage created by the Free Viewpoint Video System to the International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS). These video highlights feature viewpoints and angles…

Rugby Africa
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Springbok Women qualify for 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The win marked a clean sweep for the Springbok Women in the competition and wrapped up a full-house of points from their three matches

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer was delighted on Saturday as his charges booked their place in the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand with a 39-0 victory against Kenya in the deciding match of the qualifiers at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan. B-rolls are available here: http://bit.ly/31OcTl7 Audio…

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Women's Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: South Africa defeated Kenya 39-0 on Saturday in Johannesburg during the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

South Africa’s Springbok Women secured a victory over the Lionesses of Kenya on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa

On Saturday, the Springbok Women played against the Lionesses during the 2019 Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Women's Cup, a qualifier for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup. In an enthralling game, South Africa defeated Kenya 39-0. B-rolls are available here: bit.ly/31OcTl7 The Springbok Women got off to a flying start as they grabbed…

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Women's Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: Uganda drew 15-15 with Madagascar on Saturday in Johannesburg during the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

Uganda’s Lady Cranes were held to a 15-15 draw by the Makis of Madagascar on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa

On Saturday, the Lady Cranes played against the Makis during the 2019 Rugby Africa Women's Cup, a qualifier for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup. In an evenly matched  game, Uganda and Madagascar played to a 15-15 stalemate. B-rolls are available here: bit.ly/31OcTl7 The Makis got off to a bright start…

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All set for eighth conference on climate change & development in Africa, says Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)’s Murombedzi

The conference will also help ensure that Africa’s voice is amplified and heard at the summit in New York in September

All is set for the Eighth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA VIII) which will be held in Addis Ababa from 28-30 August under the theme; ‘Stepping Up Climate Action for Resilient Economies in Africa’. Mr. James Murombedzi, Chief of the African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of…