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June 22, 2018 1:13 AM Radradra rested by Fiji for Tonga test

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Former rugby league star Semi Radradra has been rested by Fiji for Saturday's rugby test against Tonga at Lautoka. Coach John McKee has agreed to release Radradra to allow the center to rest and prepare for next month's Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament at which he will play for Fiji. Timoci Nagusa will start in Radradra's 33

April 6, 2018 11:00 AM Commonwealth Games athlete, 23, is in a serious condition after being struck down with MALARIA

A Commonwealth Games athlete is in a serious condition in hospital after being struck down with malaria. The 23-year-old was admitted to Gold Coast University Hospital on Thursday, and received treatment for malaria immediately on arrival according to a statement. 'The patient remains admitted to GCUH in a serious condition and continues to be closely 39

April 2, 2018 9:58 AM Commonwealth Games: James Stannard 'heartbroken' to miss Games

Australia's rugby sevens captain James Stannard says he is "heartbroken" to be ruled out of this month's Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast after being punched outside a kebab shop in Sydney. A 22-year-old British man has been charged in connection with the incident. "I'm not angry," said Stannard, 35, who would have been competing in his third Commonwealth 49

March 12, 2018 1:35 AM 'Everyone has been frothing over him!' Reports AFL hunk Josh Gibson 'is set to become the next Bachelor' after rumours Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins was slated to join show

It was reported over the weekend that rugby union player Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins was set to be Austrralia's next Bachelor. But Monday's NW magazine has thrown a spanner in the works, claiming that it's actually AFL hunk Josh Gibson who will take the title. 'Everyone has been frothing over him since he appeared on I'm A Celeb - he's a catch 43

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 30

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 54

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 70

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 40

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 45

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' 44