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Out And Proud – And Competing At The Highest Level
Rugby royal Sam Stanley defies sports world stereotypes.
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Australian Rugby Player's Contract Scrapped Over Homophobic Comments
By Dennis Passa, AP
Israel Folau posted an Instagram message this week saying that hell awaits “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, idolators.”
From the Pacific Islands to France: migration, hope and deceit in the rugby industry
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Island dreams Migration for a sports career has become a visible counterpoint to these other labour migrations. The returns
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Injured Sports Star Finds Ingenious Way To Keep Working Out
"Where there's a will, there's a way."
9-Year-Old Rugby Player Dominates Like A Man Among Boys
"Beast Mode" indeed.
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What You Need To Know About New Zealanders
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Maori. Before Europeans arrived, New Zealand was settled by the Maori people, of Polynesian origin. Luckily they do not have
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Lawrence Diller, M.D.
Honestly, I had no idea of who or what the AFL teams were. So I said to him, "I haven't decided yet. I'm new here," as if
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This Rugby Team Wants To Recruit New Players... With Anti-Gay Slurs
Curtis M. Wong
South Africa's Jozi Cats push the envelope with their new campaign.
New Rochelle, NY Schools Give Students Notable Choices in Athletics
Brian G. Osborne, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools, City School District of New Rochelle
We are proud to create as many avenues as possible for our students to learn, grow and succeed. Focus in this area demonstrates the strong commitment our Board of Education, administration, faculty, staff, and coaches have to our core belief in educating the whole child.
Rugby Player's Penis Partially Torn Off During Gruesome Tackle (GRAPHIC PHOTO)
"S--t, where's the doctor?"
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Making Sports More LGBTQ Friendly
Gay rugby player in Nashville, Tennessee
Being excluded from sports at a young age can have detrimental effects academically and mentally. Participation in team sports help LGBT youth's high school GPA and even help prevent depression and anxiety at a time they are especially susceptible.
Oxford University Women's Rugby Squad
The Important Reason This Rugby Squad Is Posing Nude
By Silvia De Santis, HuffPost Italy
The Oxford University Women's Rugby squad created a nude calendar to tackle negative body image and celebrate female athleticism.
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'Isis Devils' Rugby Club Not Really Down To Change Its Name
"We’ve been Isis for a long time."
My Tribute to Jonah Lomu
Before Lomu smashed over Mike Catt, rugby may as well have been played in black and white. Lomu's performance against England that day, scoring four tries in the 1995 World Cup semi-final, was so influential to the game of rugby that it was without comparison.
Gay Rugby Player Keegan Hirst Strips Down For Sizzling Photo Spread
Curtis M. Wong
Tuxedo shirts are always best worn by pro athletes in a hot shower.
An Ode to the All Blacks
Trisha de Borchgrave
Writer and Artist
Between sublime and messy, there is bristling; standing up to every encounter, relentless, bleeding, battered and without a whimper. No leaping into the air in absurd spasms of fake pain. They are quite simply, epic.
Check Out These Steamy Photos Of Hot, Good-Natured Rugby Players
Curtis M. Wong
The Nashville Grizzlies are bringing sexy back for 2016.
Recovering From Failure. Leadership Lessons from England's Early Exit Out of the Rugby World Cup
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The RFU board, coaching team and down through to the players, it takes a team to win and that same team must also be willing
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