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Sonny Bill Williams has been named in New Zealands squad for next weeks Hong Kong Sevens after shaking off a knee injury that has sidelined him for two tournaments. The cross-code superstar is participating in this years World Sevens series with an eye on making the Rio Olympics when the shortened version makes its Games debut in August.Coach Gordon Tietjens said the 30-year-old was raring to go after a swollen knee kept him out of the Las Vegas and Vancouver legs of World Sevens Series. Sonny is coming off the back of two very good tournaments in Sydney and Wellington and wants to get back into it, said Tietjens.Hes been training well and will be looking forward to Hong Kong.Williams contributed to New Zealands Rugby World Cup victories in 2011 and 2015, as well as winning a Super Rugby title with the Chiefs in 2012.He also has two rugby league Premierships from Australias NRL in the trophy cabinet and successfully dabbled in boxing, winning all seven of his heavyweight bouts.However, he has said he rates becoming an Olympian as the greatest feat an athlete could achieve.Tietjens said Williams was working hard and loved the Sevens culture, adding the excitement surrounding the Olympics was building for everyone as the Sevens series progresses.All teams can sense were not far away from Rio, he said. Theyre still trialling different players and thats what weve done here. We all want to improve at every tournament.New Zealand are currently third in the World Sevens standings behind Fiji and South Africa. England sit seventh with Scotland and Wales in 11th and 12th place respectively.Watch the Hong Kong Sevens live on Sky Sports from April 8-10 Also See: WATCH: Super Rugby hits Rugby converts: Hits and misses Rugby on Sky Pundits Asics Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Baratas . - Erick Torres scored his 10th goal of the season on a stunning volley, and Chivas USA edged 10-man Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Saturday night. Asics Gel Kayano 18 Oferta . - The Oakland Athletics say they are stopping negotiations to extend their lease at the Coliseum. http://www.asicsnimbus17.es/asics-onits ... r.html.com) - American Madison Keys grabbed a first- round victory on Sunday in a rainy start to the Apia International Sydney tournament. Comprar Asics Noosa Tri 9 Mujer .J. -- After getting permission from his 7-year-old daughter, New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl has retired after an 11-year career that included two Super Bowl championships. Asics Gel Saga Baratas . -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer, Colby Rasmus drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 9-4 on Saturday.Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Tony Romo erased his label of playoff underachiever. The Detroit Lions werent able to do the same. Romos 8-yard touchdown pass to Terrance Williams with 2:32 remaining finished off a run of 17 unanswered Dallas points, lifting the Cowboys to a 24-20 victory over the Lions in a thrilling NFC Wild Card clash. Detroit appeared on its way to its first postseason win since 1991 after taking a 20-7 lead deep into the third quarter, but Romo engineered three straight scoring drives to bring Dallas back on a night in which the Cowboys two other offensive stars were mostly held in check by a stout Lions defense. With Dez Bryant managing a modest 48 yards on three catches while double covered much of thhe game, Williams also stepped up to help Dallas advance to a matchup with second-seeded Green Bay in next Sundays Divisional round.dddddddddddd The second-year wideout came through with a 76-yard touchdown late in the first half and finished with 92 yards on three grabs. DeMarco Murray added a touchdown run while grinding out 75 yards on 19 carries against Detroits top-ranked rushing defense, and the Cowboys received a boost as well from a controversial call that preceded the game-winning drive. The Lions punted the ball away with 8:10 left following Matthew Staffords incomplete pass on third down, which was initially ruled pass interference on Dallas linebacker Anthony Hitchens but then overturned by the officiating crew. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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