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Paul Pogba replaces Muhammad Ali on 'The Muslim 500'

The 2017 edition of “The Muslim 500” — an annual list of the world’s most influential Muslim people compiled by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Jordan — includes eight individuals from the sports realm. 1,685 more words

NEWS

Sonny Bill Williams' BMW sponsorship reviewed over links to controversial Muslim clerics

Sonny Bill Williams is listed as one of the Muslim Top 500 for 2017, along with Dr Anwar Ghani, the president of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ). 1,068 more words

News

Comebacks and Comeups

With just over a month to the start of the 2017 Super Rugby season, I thought I would take a look at 10 players who will ensure that the latest installment of rugby’s toughest domestic competition will be  1,996 more words

Rugby

Could Sonny Bill Williams transform American Football?

Arguably SBW transformed Rugby Union (for the better) with his offloading, in the way Jonah Lomu transformed what a rugby winger could do. Could SBW do the same for American Football? 407 more words

General

August 3 in history

8  Roman Empire general Tiberius defeated Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.

881  Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeated the Vikings, an event celebrated in the poem… 507 more words

History

Sonny Bill Williams - Lets us know his sporting icon

Sonny Bill Williams has reflected on the achievements of his idol, boxer Muhammad Ali ahead of his quest for Olympic gold.

Williams already has a Rugby World Cup, Super Rugby and NRL title to his name along with a national heavyweight boxing championship but he believes winning Olympic gold would eclipse everything. 227 more words

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Enjoying le Tour de France as Spectator

I have stood along the side of the racecourse on many a stage of the Tour de France. I followed the 2014 from Stage 1 to 21. 845 more words