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Japan’s dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

Japan’s dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

Japan’s exhilarating Rugby World Cup run came to an end with a 26-3 defeat by South Africa in Tokyo. The host nation took the tournament by storm after winning all its group stage games but was overpowered by a physical South African side in Sunday’s quarterfinal clash. The victory means the Springboks will next face…MORE

Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

A red card for France forward Sebastein Vahaamahina swung the pendulum in a seesawing Rugby World Cup quarterfinal as Wales fought back to win 20-19. On 49 minutes, France led 19-10 thanks to a blistering opening half that saw Vahaamahina, Charles Ollivon and Virimii Vakatawa score three first half tries. Aaron Wainwright dotted down for…MORE

Yes Yes Yes wins The Everest and scoops record $4.8 million prize

Yes Yes Yes wins The Everest and scoops record $4.8 million prize

Yes Yes Yes and her jockey, Glen Boss, upset favorite Santa Ana Lane to win the prestigious Everest race, winning a record $4.8 million in prize money. The victorious three-year-old colt is trained by Chris Waller, the man that led the now-retired Winx to its unbeaten, 33-race run. The Everest — held at Sydney’s Royal…MORE

Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov resigns after racist abuse of England team

Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov resigns after racist abuse of England team

Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov and the Bulgarian Football Union’s executive committee has resigned following Monday’s controversial Euro 2020 qualifier when England players were subjected to racist abuse. The game was twice temporarily halted in the first half after England debutant Tyrone Mings alerted officials to the abuse directed at him and others from various…MORE

Siya Kolisi: Shock defeat by Japan ‘has been with us for four years’

Siya Kolisi: Shock defeat by Japan ‘has been with us for four years’

Much has changed since South Africa’s shock defeat by Japan at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, but the Springboks’ scars from that day in Brighton have never completely healed. Siya Kolisi, a second-half substitute back then but now the Springboks’ captain, is praying history won’t repeat itself as the two sides meet again on Japanese…MORE

Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes suffers freak kneecap dislocation

Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes suffers freak kneecap dislocation

Kansas City Chiefs players had their heads in their hands. Even some Denver Broncos players took a knee as a mark of respect. Patrick Mahomes’ knee “didn’t even look like a knee,’ according to one teammate, after the NFL’s reigning MVP suffered a freak dislocation. It should have been a night of celebration for the…MORE