In 2015, high over the North Stand of Hong Kong Stadium, above the commentators and scorers booths, comedian Al Murray sipped from a bottle of water. It had been a pleasantly grueling few days at the Hong Kong Sevens.
Fiji Airways and the Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji on Wednesday temporarily grounded the carrier's two Boeing Co 737 MAX planes, following two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Japan Airlines on Friday
named its new low-cost carrier (LCC) ZIPAIR, and said it will
connect Narita airport near Tokyo with Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi
and Incheon airport near Seoul next year, as demand for budget
air travel grows in Asia.
New Zealand's Olympic single sculls champion Mahe Drysdale is contemplating rowing for another country -- possibly Fiji -- on the World Cup circuit this year as he aims for a third successive gold medal in the discipline in Tokyo.
Radical plans to reshape rugby's international calendar have caused shockwaves through the sport, but World Rugby vice-chairman Agustin Pichot has quelled fears that certain teams -- specifically Fiji and Samoa -- will be excluded from the new league.
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