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Australia’s rugby sevens coach sees silver lining in COVID-19 cloud

MELBOURNE: The COVID-19 pandemic has torn up Olympic rugby sevens programmes across the globe but gold medal-winning coach Tim Walsh sees a glimmer of hope amid the gloom as he battles to prepare Australia for the Tokyo Games in a year’s time.

Walsh, who gui…

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MELBOURNE: The COVID-19 pandemic has torn up Olympic rugby sevens programmes across the globe but gold medal-winning coach Tim Walsh sees a glimmer of hope amid the gloom as he battles to prepare Australia for the Tokyo Games in a year’s time.
Walsh, who guided Australia’s women to the inaugural sevens title at Rio, is a self-described “full-time coach on part-time wages”, marshalling a reduced men’s squad that were building nicely for the Games until they were postponed to 2021.
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Diez pistas de aterrizaje en el mundo que son imposibles de olvidar

Esta clasificación no ordena los aeropuertos más grandes del mundo. Ni los que reciben más aviones. Ni lo más tecnológicamente dotados. Por llamarlos de alguna …

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Esta clasificación no ordena los aeropuertos más grandes del mundo. Ni los que reciben más aviones. Ni lo más tecnológicamente dotados. Por llamarlos de alguna manera, son los más «pintorescos». Cada año, la plataforma de reservas de aviones privados PrivateFly consulta a sus usuarios por las pistas de aterrizaje que más cautivan su atención, esas que difícilmente olvidan.
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UN expert mentions Indian migrant crisis in report

The report placed before the Council also named India among the countries in which labour laws protecting the worker had been relaxed amid the pandemic making i…

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The UNHRC Special Rapporteurs report said Covid-19 measures forced more than 100 million internal migrant workers… to travel long distances home. A report by the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Special Rapporteur on Slavery, presented at the ongoing 45th session of the Geneva-headquartered UN body earlier this week, included reference to India’s migrant crisis during the Covid-19 lockdown, and says the internal migration of more than 100 million people deprived them economically, exposed…

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Fiji Blue releases vibey new “Waves”

Pop duo Fiji Blue is back with what might be their best song to date. “Waves” is a pop song that bears a bounce similar to a tropical, slowed down dance track. …

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Pop duo Fiji Blue is back with what might be their best song to date. “Waves” is a pop song that bears a bounce similar to a tropical, slowed down dance track. In the first seconds, the instrumental brings the listener to the edge of their seat, and they are met with velvety vocals that, for first time listeners, are a pleasant surprise. 
“If I gave you the sunset, you’d wish for the rain,” Trevor Dering sings on the chorus. The song is the best kind of extended analogy, and the duo choosing wa…

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