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The Rugby Championship news, Kurtley Beale, squad, Bernard Foley, Australia vs South Africa Springboks, teams,

As the Wallabies attempt to work out who their best fullback is, Kurtley Beale is expected to meet with the Wallabies’ medical staff on Tuesday to determine his Rugby Championship fate. The Wallabies have used five fullbacks in six Tests, with injury and form playing a role in the revolving door in the position. Tom …

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Wallabies vs Argentina, Lalakai Foketi, Giteau Law, World Cup, LIV golf, video

Amid golfer Cameron Smith’s rumored decision to take the money and run to LIV, Lalakai Foketi – the relatively unknown Test center – showed that there are still some things in professional sport that money can’t buy. In his case, a Wallabies jersey. The question, however, is for how long, particularly with chatter that Rugby …

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Jockey Taiki Yanagida dies after suffering critical injuries in horse race: reports

A 28-year-old horse racing jockey died Tuesday from injuries he suffered when he was trampled on during a race a week earlier, according to reports. Taiki Yanagida died in a New Zealand hospital after he was put on life support following a Cambridge Jockey Club race he competed in on Aug. 3, according to a …

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Japanese baseball, a 150-year journey of transformation

In the 150 years since American educator Horace Wilson began teaching his students in Tokyo about baseball in 1872, the game’s meaning to Japanese and the impact of this nation’s brand of baseball on the world have changed dramatically. During that time, Japan has become a great baseball-playing nation, producing unique talents such as Hideo …

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