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Australian Hanmudo students achieved higher ranks

A Number of Australian Hanmudo students achieved higher ranks (Black Belt, 1st Dan Black Belt, 2nd Dan Black Belt and 3rd Dan Black Belt) during the recent visit of the Grandmaster Dr He-Young Kimm the Founder of Han Mu Do to Sydney late August. Australian Hanmudo members trained a few years preparing for this test. Even though it was stressful ...

RLWC2017 ROUND 3 WRAP AND UPDATED TABLES

England will play Papua New Guinea at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium next Sunday after both nations secured their quarter-final spots with big wins as the Rugby League World Cup pool games came to an exciting conclusion on the weekend. England’s 36-6 defeat of France also confirmed an historic quarter-final berth for Lebanon as the third-placed team in Pool B, while the ...

Australia beat France at Rugby League World Cup – as it happened

Well, there might not be too much surprise over the scoreline – and the 46-point margin probably reflects the Kangaroos’ second-half dominance – but the identity of the scorer of four tries cannot have been predicted. Wade Graham was the undoubted star of the show in Canberra, although it’s fair to say that the hosts would have been safe even ...

Yalla Cedars! Calling all Lebanon fans

Following the Lebanon Cedars historic win over France in Canberra, the Cedars return to Sydney to play England in their second match of the Rugby League World Cup 2017. The Cedars beat France 29-18 to record their first ever World Cup victory and now prepare for to play England on Saturday 4th November at Sydney Stadium (Allianz Stadium) in Moore ...

2-GOAL SALAH SENDS EGYPT TO WORLD CUP WITH LAST-GASP PENALTY

Mohamed Salah scored with a last-gasp penalty to book Egypt a place in the World Cup finals for the first time in 28 years as they edged Congo 2-1 in their dramatic Group E qualifier on Sunday. The Liverpool striker’s two goals put Egypt four points clear with one match left in the preliminary campaign. Salah had given his side ...

Brighton to contest Tomer Hemed’s FA charge of violent conduct

Brighton will contest the FA’s charge of violent conduct against forward Tomer Hemed for an alleged stamp on Newcastle’s DeAndre Yedlin, Hemed fired the winner in Brighton’s 1-0 Premier League victory over Newcastle on Sunday but he was involved in an 88th-minute incident with Magpies defender Yedlin. An FA statement read: “Tomer Hemed has been charged for an alleged act ...

Football League roundup: Ipswich pile pressure on Sunderland’s Grayson

Ipswich romped to a 5-2 victory over struggling Sunderland, who are now without a win in eight. Former Black Cat Martyn Waghorn headed the home side into a sixth-minute lead which was soon cancelled out by Billy Jones. However, goals from Jordan Spence and Bersant Celina put Mick McCarthy’s men in control and further efforts from David McGoldrick and Grant ...

These infectious diseases are a hidden risk in kids’ sports

Participating in organized sports can bring plenty of health benefits for children and teens, but it also comes with certain risks, including the spread of infectious diseases. This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued new guidelines on on the risk factors to look out for, as well as tips to help prevent these infections and advice on how to ...

How national anthem became essential part of sports

For decades, Americans have stood for the national anthem and then sat down for a ballgame. From big-city stadiums to small-town high school fields, those broad stripes and bright stars are the expected musical preamble to our ballgames. Today the anthem is at the center of an angry national debate. Some believe the melody means respect for the fallen among ...

Diego Costa completes Atletico Madrid move from Chelsea

Chelsea have confirmed Diego Costa has completed his move to Atletico Madrid. The transfer will take effect on January 1, 2018 due to Atletico’s transfer ban and the player will wear the No 18 shirt. Sky sources understand Atletico will pay more than £50m for the Spain international striker.

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