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‘All bets are off’: Inside rugby’s tense transtasman standoff

Andrew Kellaway of the Wallabies chases down the ball against Brodie Retallick of the All Blacks. Photo / Photosport.co.nz This week, there will be a transtasman get-together in Sydney as New Zealand Rugby and Rugby Australia staff plan marketing, promotional and media strategies for Super Rugby Pacific 2023. When this meeting was put in the …

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‘All bets are off’: Inside rugby’s tense trans-Tasman standoff

Andrew Kellaway of the Wallabies chases down the ball against Brodie Retallick of the All Blacks. Photo / Photosport.co.nz This week, there will be a trans-Tasman together in Sydney as New Zealand Rugby and Rugby Australia staff plan marketing, promotional and media strategies for Super Rugby Pacific 2023. When this meeting was put in the …

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Parliamentary rugby team takes honors in fundraising game

The two rugby teams at the end of the game. Photo / Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media Services A sports day and charity auction at Te Puke has raised more than $41,000 to support Recognized Seasonal Employers scheme (RSE) workers and their Pacific communities. The event — organized by Zespri — featured rugby, netball, cultural events and …

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Play School’s rocket clock, rage and Bluey, Jessica van Vonderen remembers the ABC through the years

A lady never tells her age, but it’s no secret that “Aunty” has turned 90 this week. For a girl who grew up with the ABC in Queensland, it is a birthday that has got me feeling quite nostalgic. My ABC memories begin in the early 80s when Play School’s rocket clock taught me and …

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Tracy McGrady bets millions on 1-on-1 basketball start-up OBL

Tracy McGrady Source: Ones Basketball League This time, Tracy McGrady is trusting his ideas. The basketball Hall of Famer has funded real estate projects, he’s backed a sports and entertainment agency, and committed to a cryptocurrency partnership before the sector lost billions in value. Now, McGrady is investing in his own company, Ones Basketball League, …

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Media members who voted for Houston Rockets in 2021-22 NBA awards

Other than Jalen Green making the 2021-22 All-Rookie First Team, the Houston Rockets didn’t have any other winners during the NBA’s awards period for the recently completed regular season. That doesn’t mean, however, that the Rockets didn’t have a handful of media voters recognizing the contributions of last year’s players. General manager Rafael Stone also …

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Kenny Albert handling Stanley Cup playoff acrobatics well so far

Kenny Albert had called 12 NHL playoff games in the previous 14 days through Tuesday. By his degree-of-difficulty standards, that makes May a breeze so far. “It’s all been in the same time zone, so it’s actually been somewhat easy,” the Rangers radio and Turner TV announcer said Wednesday before boarding a flight to Raleigh …

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Formula One Went Looking for American Glitz. It Found Miami.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.—In the space of a weekend, an access road behind Hard Rock Stadium here turned into the most prestigious red carpet in US sports. For three days around Formula One’s inaugural Miami Grand Prix, a sport that few Americans cared about until recently, A-listers filed past the garages gawking at the only sports …

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