Author Archives: Doda Sam

Australian Hanmudo students achieved higher ranks

A Number of Australian Hanmudo students achieved higher ranks (Black Belt, 1st Dan Black Belt, 2nd Dan Black Belt and 3rd Dan Black Belt) during the recent visit of the Grandmaster Dr He-Young Kimm the Founder of Han Mu Do to Sydney late August. Australian Hanmudo members trained a few years preparing for this test. Even though it was stressful ...

RLWC2017 ROUND 3 WRAP AND UPDATED TABLES

England will play Papua New Guinea at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium next Sunday after both nations secured their quarter-final spots with big wins as the Rugby League World Cup pool games came to an exciting conclusion on the weekend. England’s 36-6 defeat of France also confirmed an historic quarter-final berth for Lebanon as the third-placed team in Pool B, while the ...

Yoga: A beginner’s guide

First things first: yoga is not about being ridiculously flexible or standing on your head. In fact, centuries before Instagram and activewear, “doing yoga” didn’t involve the body at all. At its core, yoga is a practice for tapping into your mind and poses are just one way of doing that. Yoga’s philosophy is based on eight limbs; only one ...

Australian tourism may suffer from Chinese investment restrictions

Australia’s tourism industry could be hit by new Chinese government restrictions on companies investing overseas, the Turnbull government fears. The Chinese government ban on “irrational” overseas investment by private Chinese companies, and move to put property and entertainment deals on a restricted list, could hit Australia’s tourism and hotel sector, according to Treasurer Scott Morrison, who has sought clarity around ...

Australia ready for ICWC campaign

Steve Smith throws his support behind Australia’s Indoor Cricket teams as they aim to maintain their unblemished World Cup record Australia skipper Steve Smith has thrown his support behind the nation’s Indoor Cricket teams, as they prepare to commence their 2017 World Indoor Cricket Federation World Cup campaign on Saturday. The Australians will be out to maintain their status as ...

Lebanon Rugby League Federation

Lebanon Rugby League Federation will make three important announcements at a media opportunity in Sydney on Tuesday, 22 August. Lebanon Cedars Assistant Coach Luke Burt – as well as star players Robbie Farah, Tim Mannah, Michael Lichaa and Mitchell Moses – will be present at Zahli Restaurant for the following: – Unveiling of the Lebanon Cedars 2017 RLWC Playing Strip ...

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Lebanon – Robbie Farah Sydney hooker Robbie Farah will be one of the biggest names to participate in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Fifteen years after making his international debut for Lebanon, the former Australian Kangaroos representative will be looking to guide the Cedars to their first Rugby finals appearance. Born in Sydney to Lebanese parents, Farah played his ...

Australia Is Having A Plebiscite On Gay Marriage — Here’s What That Means

This week, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that Australia will participate in a postal plebiscite to gauge public opinion on the same-sex marriage debate. A pleb-a-what (!?) you might ask. Don’t worry, you join the long line of Australian locals who are equally confused as to why they are participating in one and what impact their vote may or ...

41 Killed, 179 Injured in Egypt’s Alexandria Train Collision

  A train collision in Alexandria between two trains has killed at least 41 people and injured 179 passengers, announced the Ministry of Health on Friday evening. The collision occurred between one train travelling from Cairo to Alexandria and another from Port Said at Khorsid station. According to an initial investigation, the Cairo train crashed into the rear of the ...

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