• #SwisswatchesTalksTo: Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy Sean Fitzpatrick
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    #SwisswatchesTalksTo: Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy Sean Fitzpatrick

    On the 28th of June 1986, I joined the greatest club in the world. We say in New Zealand, a country of four million people, living man and boy would change places with you tomorrow. Becoming an All Black in 1986 was, yeah, it was the greatest moment of my career. My name is Sean Fitzpatrick, I’m the Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy. My personal sporting highlight, golly gosh, there are so many. I, obviously I was a professional sportsman myself. So I was very fortunate, I played rugby for the New Zealand rugby team, the All Blacks. But I am a sports junkie. I’ve become a real…

  • South Africa: rugby’s race problem | The Economist
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    South Africa: rugby’s race problem | The Economist

    It was a win that unified a divided country We were united as a rainbow nation In 1995, one year after the country’s first ever multi-racial elections… …South Africa hosted—and won—the Rugby World Cup When the final whistle went and I looked around the stadium… …all different creeds and colour of people, they were hugging each other It adds impetus to our nation-building effort But 25 years later… …South African rugby is still embroiled in the politics of race Politics can never be separated from sport I think we are more divided at this stage than we were then Almost 90% of South Africans are black or mixed-race… …yet they…

  • South Africa vs Japan Rugby World Cup!
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    South Africa vs Japan Rugby World Cup!

    – I don’t know anything about rugby but I’m happy. (cheering) Welcome to Tokyo, Japan. I am here in Japan. This is my hotel, it’s called the Pullman hotel. Super fancy and I filmed a video with Mercedes this morning which was an awesome video. I don’t know if it’s on the channel yet or not. But tonight is a free night. I don’t have anything going on and I don’t fly out until four o’clock tomorrow. So of course I call my friend, John from Only in Japan and his wife Kanae. And we’re going to go do something fun. – [John] Oh yeah – We just went online…

  • Dan Carter Rugby Ball Kicking Tee
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    Dan Carter Rugby Ball Kicking Tee

    This Video Review Is Based On : Price, quality, performance, warranty, brand trust, after sales & service, reusability, familiarity and easy to operate. You guessed it, another one designed by Daryl Halligan and used by Dan Carter that makes the top of my list so let me tell you why Not this particular one, but one exactly like it increased Dan Carter’s kicking success rate right up to an impressive 85% since using it during games It has the 4 points like others but because it is curved inside it gives you more options of positions to put the ball in so that you can find that sweet spot to…

  • Gary Lineker told ‘hang your head in shame’ after mocking Haka during rugby World Cup
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    Gary Lineker told ‘hang your head in shame’ after mocking Haka during rugby World Cup

     Gary Lineker, 58, was met with criticism after he expressed his views on the Haka, performed by the New Zealand rugby All Backs team before their matches  The Haka is a type of ancient Māori war dance, traditionally used on the battlefield and when groups came together in peace Fiji, Tonga and Samoa also do their own versions of the traditional dance before their matches  Gary addressed the dance on Twitter and said it must be “hard” for their opponents on the field to not “laugh” when they are performing  He shared a video of the dance posted on the official Rugby World Cup’s Twitter account  They wrote: “HAKA! Crowd…

  • Saisir l’instant emblématique
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    Saisir l’instant emblématique

    So, how have you been these last 20 years? I’m good, I’m now running a restaurant. No sport anymore. By the way, I’d like to show you something. Where are we going? You’ll see! It’s a surprise. Amazing! Wow, what an incredible memory for both of us. Sometimes luck is on our side; the ball went rolling for 80 metres I hit it and started running faster, and I got there before everyone else just so you could take your shot! That was when we understood that we won, with only 5 minutes to go. I moved behind the sideline to be behind the players. I had no one in…

  • Rugby World Cup 2019 | Careers at Gattaca
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    Rugby World Cup 2019 | Careers at Gattaca

    Hi everyone, I’m George Materna; I’m a big rugby fan. I also founded the business 35 years ago. I’m still involved. Since then, we’ve provided fantastic opportunities for our staff. Thanks George! Hi guys, I’m Abi, I’m Talent Acquisition Manager here at Gattaca and I’m stood outside our Hampshire HQ. My team and I are always looking for ambitious people to join our high-performing teams; not just only in Hampshire but all over the world as well. So if you’re keen to hear about any opportunities that we have all over the world, reach out to myself or the team at any time.

  • Rugby World Cup 2019 | Gattaca
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    Rugby World Cup 2019 | Gattaca

    Hi everyone, I’m George Materna; I’m a big rugby fan. I also founded the company 35 years ago and I’m still involved. In that time we’ve helped thousands of companies to grow and helped hundreds of thousands of engineers and technologists to find work. Thanks, George. So we’ve been doing that from Hampshire for our entire history, but in the last few years we’ve really expanded. We’ve got teams all around the world now. Should I introduce you to some? Thanks guys! So if you’re a company that’s struggling to find any engineering or technology talent, give us a call. Likewise, if you’re looking for a job anywhere in the…

  • Things to do in Kobe & Osaka, Japan || Rugby World Cup Guide
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    Things to do in Kobe & Osaka, Japan || Rugby World Cup Guide

    Hello welcome konnichiwa to Kobe City in Japan we are going to be exploring Kobe City in the Kansai region in advance of the Rugby World Cup that’s happening here in September and showing you all the things you can do between the matches. And I’m on this trip with Wonderlust Chloe one of the top UK travel bloggers of her time and I’d like to introduce you to our guide Hajime The first place we’ve come to is the onsen the Arima onsen we’re just learning about all the traditions behind it now we’ll be split into men and women they’re just checking if anyone’s in there so we…

  • In JAPAN for the Rugby World Cup? Discover SHIBUYA, Tokyo | vlog 3
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    In JAPAN for the Rugby World Cup? Discover SHIBUYA, Tokyo | vlog 3

    Renata: Is it here? Is it here? Is it here? Gordon: Yeah -Really? Here it is, Shibuya Crossing, the busiest crossing in the world. Look at how many lanes there are. [music] Today we’re visiting Shibuya, a major commercial and business center in Tokyo. Shibuya has a few superlatives, it houses the two busiest railway stations in the world: This one right here, this is Shibuya station. There’s also part of Shinjuku Station and we’re gonna see that in a future video. But most importantly, it has the busiest crossing in the world. Right here. -Ready? -Yeah. [indistinct chattering] Someone else filming. A lot of people filming! Yeah! [laughs] So,…