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Wallaby McCabe's triple neck-break sparks prevention call

Experts have warned rugby players not to rely on neck‑braces to stop spinal injuries but to focus on prevention as concerns grow over increasingly...

All Blacks ease rules for Sonny Bill Williams' return

The All Blacks said Monday they had relaxed their rules to clear the way for code‑swap superstar Sonny Bill Williams to slot straight back into the...

Rejuvenated Carter back for All Blacks

A rejuvenated Dan Carter is back in the All Blacks as one of three additions to their squad named Monday for the Rugby Championship, which starts next...

Titans end Knights' finals chances

Newcastle's slim hopes of making the NRL finals appear dashed after going down 22-8 to the Gold Coast at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.

Carney sacked by Cronulla over lewd photo posted on Twitter

Troubled National Rugby League star Todd Carney was sacked by his Cronulla club Sunday after a lewd photo of him was circulated on social media. Carney,...

Soccer gets boost in US from young, informed fans

Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend...

Dan Carter to return to rugby in club match

All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter will make his comeback to rugby after six months in a minor club match in rural Canterbury province on Saturday.

Debutants shine as Wales beat EP Kings

Wales ran out easy 34-12 winners over South Africa's Eastern Province Kings on Tuesday, in a warm‑up match ahead of the first Test against the...

Argentina squad undergo surprise drug tests

Lionel Messi and his fellow Argentinian World Cup squad members were subjected to an unexpected anti‑doping test on Tuesday, a day after the squad...