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Williams Appoints Doug McKiernan as Chief Engineer

Williams has announced that Doug McKiernan has today joined the Formula One technical team as Chief Engineer. In this new project-focused position, Doug will report to Chief Technical Officer, Paddy Lowe and will work alongside his colleagues in the senior technical team at Williams.

Doug began his Formula One career at McLaren in 1999 as an Aerodynamic Analyst. Over his time at McLaren he progressed to Chief Aerodynamicist, Head of Aerodynamics and finally Chief Engineer, before stepping down in 2015.


Lions roar to pulsating Vodacom Super Rugby win

The 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby season got off to an exciting start on Saturday afternoon when the Emirates Lions and the DHL Stormers both clinched home victories in the first round of matches.

The Emirates Lions showed their class with a thrilling 26-19 win over the Cell C Sharks in Johannesburg, while in Cape Town Springbok centre Damian de Allende scored the first try of the 2018 campaign for the DHL Stormers in their hard-earned 28-20 victory over the Jaguares.


Australian Rugby mourns the loss of the legendary Sir Nicholas Shehadie

The Australian Rugby community is in mourning today at the loss of one of its iconic figures, former Wallabies Captain Sir Nicholas Shehadie AC, OBE.

Sir Nicholas passed away peacefully in Sydney on Sunday night, surrounded by family including his wife the Honourable Dame Marie Bashir, and children Michael, Susan, and Alexandra. The legendary Wallaby and former Lord Mayor of Sydney was aged 91.


Carlos Cordeiro Elected as New U.S. Soccer President

U.S. Soccer's membership elected Carlos Cordeiro as U.S. Soccer's 32nd President during the National Council Meeting at the Federation's Annual General Meeting (AGM) this morning at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. Cordeiro, who won on the third ballot, replaces outgoing President Sunil Gulati and will serve a four-year term.

"Thank you to those of you who have supported me today," Cordeiro said from the podium. "This is incredibly humbling. I want to thank all the candidates for a stirring campaign. I'd like to thank Sunil and our board for their tireless service. To those of you who didn't vote for me, I'm going to work to earn your support and trust over the next four years. I promise I will work for all of you to bring us together as one soccer community. Thank you very much."


Wiebe defeats Di Stasio in wrestle off

Erica Wiebe can now celebrate her Commonwealth Games Trials win.

The Olympic champion had to defeat 2017 World Championships bronze medallist Justina Di Stasio in a wrestle off after Di Stasio pulled out of the Trials in November due to an injury. Both wrestle in the 76 kg weight division.


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