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January 6, 2018 6:59 AM Radradra in line for Comm Games

Semi Radradra could be back in Australia in April - just not for the reason Parramatta fans would be hoping. The former NRL star has been named in Fiji's preliminary 45-man Rugby Sevens squad for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Radradra, who is plying his trade with Toulon in French Rugby, is one of several overseas-based players named by the Olympic 4

August 1, 2017 12:12 PM The state of the parties in Wales: Welsh Labour

In the first of several features on where Wales' parties stand two months on from the general election, BBC Wales political editor Nick Servini looks at Welsh Labour. It should be a strangely relaxing holiday period for Labour without a summer leadership contest for the first time in three years. When I mentioned that to the shadow chancellor John McDonnell 12

June 29, 2017 7:48 AM Sam Warburton reveals how Peter O'Mahony reacted as he replaced the Irishman as Lions captain for the second Test

The former Wales captain is back leading the Lions in Wellington with O'Mahony not even in the squad of 23 Sam Warburton admits he was the most nervous he has even been before a team announcement as he waited to hear whether he was in the Lions XV for the second Test against the All Blacks. In the end, the tour captain was selected on the blindside flank 32

May 27, 2017 10:00 PM The cruise that hits a high note: Singer Katherine Jenkins will serenade passengers under the stars next year

Cruise-and-stay specialist Imagine Cruising conjured up a gala dinner last month with a performance by the glamorous Welsh mezzo-soprano for just 500 guests whose cruises were going to start, or had ended, in Dubai. The black-tie event was such a hit that Katherine will return to Dubai next April for another show. To see Katherine next year, Imagine 14

April 17, 2017 9:59 PM Ayala and Downing top the scores: How Middlesbrough rated against Arsenal

Two sevens but the rest are not far behind as Boro give it their all against Gunners, writes Anthony Vickers Daniel Ayala was a key figure in both boxes as Boro beavered away but just fell short. And Stewart Downing rolled back the years with a delightful cross for the goal. The big defender put in two crucial tackles as Arsenal attacked and almost nodded 17

March 21, 2017 10:37 AM Watch the kids play football from the warmth of your own home: Surprise trend for live streaming school matches on the internet sees crowds of up to 30,000 worldwide tuning in for amateur games

Children's football is being live streamed on the internet with tens of thousands of people tuning in to watch them. The trend of live broadcasts of school football, rugby, athletics and ice hockey is growing with national competitions each having their own YouTube channels. The English Schools Football Association (ESFA) has been live streaming boys' 16

March 20, 2017 5:53 PM Bristol sign Australia back Morahan

Australia back Luke Morahan has signed to play for Bristol from the 2017-18 season onwards, the English Premiership strugglers announced on Monday. The 26-year-old has been capped three times and can play at full-back, wing and centre. Bristol did not disclose the length of his contract. "Luke is an impressive player with excellent technical abilities 11

February 26, 2017 7:37 AM WATCH: Robinson dribbles through opponent's legs in D-League

Nate Robinson literally walked through the legs of his opponent in the NBA's D-League. Best known for his dunking abilities as a three-time NBA slam dunk champion, Robinson has found himself outside of the league following his release from the New Orleans Pelicans in 2015. But pint-sized point guard Robinson, 32, thrust his name back into the headlines 14

February 22, 2017 11:08 AM Wasps sign Marcus Watson, Ben Harris and TJ Harris for next season

Wasps have announced the signings of Newcastle pair Marcus Watson and Ben Harris for next season. The Aviva Premiership leaders have also confirmed the arrival of hooker Antonio 'TJ' Harris from Championship club Nottingham ahead of the 2017-18 campaign. Watson, a 25-year-old winger who helped the Great Britain sevens squad win an Olympic silver medal 27

February 4, 2017 10:34 AM Canada beats United States in Sydney Sevens women's final

SYDNEY (AP) — Rio Olympic bronze medalists Canada defeated the United States 21-17 to win the IRB Sydney women's rugby sevens tournament on Saturday. Despite three tries from American Naya Tapper, it was late try from Canada's Bianca Farella that sealed the win. The all-North American final was set up by two big upsets in the semifinals. Canada beat Olympic 16