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World champions France have predictably shot to the top of the first FIFA rankings following the football world cup
The French are followed by Belgium after their third place finish in Russia, while 2014 winners Germany have slumped to 15th after their humiliating first round exit. Beaten finalists Croatia are up 16 places to fourth, while England's run to the semi ...
FIFA Rankings: World Cup Champs France Number OnebeIN SPORTS USA

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Return to test team for Ben Stokes after brawl not yet decided
England cricket coach Trevor Bayliss speaks on Ben Stokes' return to the team after his publicised court case where he was acquitted of affray outside a nightclub in Bristol last year. All-rounder Ben Stokes rejoined his England teammates on Thursday ...
Stokes not an 'automatic choice' for third TestRadio New Zealand
Ben Stokes may find door to Australia's Big Bash closed to him this off-seasonThe Guardian
Ben Stokes added to England squad 'for his own wellbeing' - Trevor BaylissBBC Sport
The Indian Express -Daily News & Analysis -New Zealand Herald -Birmingham Live
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Monterey County Weekly (blog)
Medalists advance into Round of 32 at the US Amateur Championship.
Monterey County Weekly (blog)
While co-medalists and top seeds Daniel Hillier and Cole Hammer both advanced to the round of 32, it was Hammer who drew most of the attention with a dramatic final shot on 18 at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur Championship ...

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The Sydney Morning Herald
Northland centre Jack Goodhue to start first test for ABs
New Zealand Herald
Northland centre Jack Goodhue's superb form for the Crusaders in Super Rugby has seen him called up for his first starting test for the All Blacks against Australia, in the first Bledisloe Cup match of the season in Sydney on Saturday. Goodhue will ...
'The Aussies have been smart this year' - Steve Hansen talks up WallabiesTVNZ
Mo'unga drum beating lunacyOtago Daily Times
Super Rugby final points way for Wallabies in Bledisloe openerThe Guardian
The Australian -SkySports -Yahoo Sports
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'He's been there and done that' – Steve Hansen welcomes return of inspirational skipper Kieran Read
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen was overjoyed at welcoming back captain Kieran Read to his side for this weekend's Bledisloe Cup opener in Sydney. Read, 32, will play his first Test of 2018, not gearing up for the All Blacks since last year's end of year ...

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New Zealand Herald
Rugby: Crusaders comrades bring calm to All Blacks midfield
New Zealand Herald
In a world of uncertainties the All Blacks probably feel one thing almost guaranteed not to happen in the opening Bledisloe test is for there to be any hint of panic in their midfield. In Ryan Crotty and Jack Goodhue, the All Blacks have two of the ...
Ryan Crotty backs his midfield mate Jack Goodhue to shine on centre
Silent star: Crotty backs quiet Goodhue for Bledisloe
All Blacks: Crusaders midfield maestros' in sync after forging partnership in battleNewshub

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Michael Schumacher to continue recovery in $52 million mansion in Spain
Michael Schumacher is set to move to Spain, where a $52 million mansion awaits. The Formula One star has been rehabilitating at his family home in Switzerland since 2014, after he was placed in a medically-induced coma following a skiing accident in ...
Michael Schumacher's manager says Formula 1 legend will not be moving to mansion in
Michael Schumacher Majorca mansion MAPPED: Will F1 legend move to Majorca home?
False rumours of Michael Schumacher move to Mallorca
Daily Star -Eyewitness News, Edition: Global
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 16 Aug 2018
Black Ferns embrace young Sydney schoolgirl bullied for playing rugby
Mateja, a youngster who has been bullied at school, is embraced the Black Ferns in a post-training dance ahead for their test against the Wallaroos. At the end of Black Ferns training in Sydney's eastern suburbs, the large group huddles in and breaks ...
Saili to become first Southland Black FernOtago Daily Times
Black Ferns name 10 World Cup winners for Test against AustraliaTVNZ
Rugby: Five debutants named in Black Ferns squadNew Zealand Herald
Radio New Zealand -The Australian -Independent Community Newspaper
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 16 Aug 2018 
North Harbour snatch win over Northland to claim victory in thrilling opener to Mitre 10 Cup season
Welcome to 1 NEWS NOW's live coverage of the opening match of the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup, with North Harbour hosting Northland at QBE Stadium, Albany. 9:16pm: FULLTIME - North Harbour 21 Northland 20. Northland with one last chance, but Harbour force ...

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 16 Aug 2018 

The Sydney Morning Herald
Wallaroos rookie Georgia O'Neill set to shine on the big stage
The Sydney Morning Herald
Georgia O'Neill is used to performing under the bright lights on the big stage - but conquering New Zealand in her international debut might just be her biggest role yet. O'Neill will take her place in the Wallaroos' starting XV for the first time when ...

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