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Wellington 7s: Canadians say they're getting there but 'just need to tighten a few things up'

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After a close-but-no-cigar day one say the Canadians land in the bowl round of the Wellington 7s, it was a similar story on day two. 1,318 more words


Scurt si cuprinzator din atletism, biatlon, rugby, tenis, fotbal, ciclism

* Dupa 11 ani de colaborare, dar si cu 4 ani inainte de scadenta, Adidas, principalul sponsor al Federatiei internationale de atletism, a decis sa puna capat colaborarii, motivul fiind scandalurile de dopaj si coruptie. 501 more words

Eight sports figures among 'The Muslim 500'

The 2016 edition of “The Muslim 500,” an annual list of the world’s most influential Muslim men and women compiled by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Jordan, includes eight figures from the world of sports — a diverse set that includes an Olympic gold medalist, two FIFA World Cup winners and a three-time world heavyweight boxing champion among its most famous names. 941 more words


How To Pretend To Be A Rugby Fan In 10 Easy Steps

If you’re like us, you probably don’t watch Rugby let alone know how the game even works.  It looks kind of like American football, minus the football pads, some teeth and any semblance of order.   252 more words


Rusia nu va concura la Rio, crede seful atletismului european, Svein Arne Hansen

* Declaratie neasteptata, dar venita din partea unui om echilibrat, seful atletismului european: atletii rusi nu vor concura la Jocurile Olimpice de la Rio de Janeiro, pentru ca nu vor putea sa  convinga de renuntarea la apucaturile incorecte cu care au socat lumea sportului in ultimii ani, in primul rand cu dopajul sistematic (chiar fostul sef al agentiei antidoping de la Moscova a recunoscut ca in randul tinerilor sportivi rusi dopajul face ravagii, 40 la suta dintre postulantii la gloria atletica apeland la greu la substante interzise, pentru a face fata concurentei si a lua locul celor din frunte, care isi “imbunatatesc” si ei performantele pe cai neortodoxe). 653 more words



TW: This post includes a link to Sonny Bill Williams’ tweet that includes graphic images of two dead children.

By Ellipsister, Co-Editor

Should graphic images posted on social media be accompanied by a trigger warning? 822 more words

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Banging The Gong by Trevor Plumbly

Childs play 

In the past I’ve made it pretty clear where I stand on Queens Honours and the idolatry afforded to sports celebrities, an event last weekend hasn’t caused me to soften my stance. 512 more words

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