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Researchers Call For Junior Rugby To Ban Tackling Over Fears It Could Lead To Brain Damage

Researchers have called for tackling to be removed from junior rugby after evidence confirmed that repetitive head impacts have led to serious brain damage. The study was conducted by researchers from nine academic institutions in six countries, including the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney, The study concluded that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) …

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Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: All Blacks Ireland Dunedin rugby test super spreader warning

There is concern tonight’s All Blacks test could become a super spreader event. Photo / Supplied Health officials are deeply concerned tonight’s All Blacks rugby test against Ireland could turn into a superspreader event for Covid-19 and various winter aids. A sell-out crowd of 28,500 will be at Forsyth Barr Stadium this evening, many having …

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Varda Space Industries Orders Fourth Photon Spacecraft from Rocket Lab to Enable In-Space Manufacturing | business

LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 24, 2022– Rocket Lab (Nasdaq: RKLB) (“Rocket Lab” or “the Company”), a leading launch and space systems company, and Varda Space Industries (“Varda”), the world’s first In-space manufacturing and hypersonic Earth re-entry logistics company, today announced that Varda will procure a fourth Photon spacecraft. The deal follows on a previous bulk-order …

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Fox continues to see ratings gains with PBA broadcasts

Fox Sports’ coverage of the Professional Bowlers Association continues to gain momentum during the PBA Playoffs. Going into Sunday’s semifinals in Jupiter, Florida, Fox’s first four broadcasts saw ratings increases. Last month’s USBC Masters averaged 847,000 viewers on FOX, up 28% from the March 13 PBA WSOB World Championships. The USBC Masters also saw a …

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Normal Kentucky Derby: Capacity crowd, big hats, mint juleps | Baseball

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Derby is the next major sporting event to move a step closer to normalcy after two years of upheaval adjusting to COVID-19 restrictions. After fluctuating dates and crowds, Churchill Downs will welcome everybody without restrictions on Saturday, raising hopes of getting back to 150,000 or more beneath the Twin …

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US stocks attempt bounce after Nasdaq’s biggest dive since 2020

US stocks traded higher early Wednesday, with investors sizing up a mixed batch of results from Boeing Co., Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. among others, as the Nasdaq Composite bounced following its lowest finish in more than two years. How are stock index futures trading? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rose 300 points, or …

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