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France rugby legend Christophe Dominici dies aged 48

France rugby legend Christophe Dominici dies aged 48

France rugby legend Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48, according to his former club Stade Francais. “It is with immense sadness and deep sorrow that the Stade Francais Paris learns of the passing of Christophe Dominici,” read the statement, released on Tuesday. “During the 11 years spent under our colors, Christophe has,…

Haley Moore overcomes bullying to become LPGA professional

Haley Moore overcomes bullying to become LPGA professional

Haley Moore used to be “so afraid” of going to school given the bullying was so relentless. At its lowest point, her backpack and favored Justin Bieber hardpack were ruined after they were dowsed in water by bullies picking on her because of her size. But refusing to be downtrodden and using golf as an…

Pope Francis meets with NBA players to discuss social injustice

Five NBA players visited the Vatican on Monday to discuss social and economic injustice with Pope Francis. According to the NBPA — the league’s players association — the meeting took place in the papal library of the Apostolic Palace where the players spoke about their efforts to address inequality in their communities. The players present…

Goalkeeper gets married then stars in semifinal later in the day

Goalkeeper gets married then stars in semifinal later in the day

He tied the knot in the morning before later on helping his team tie down a grand final spot. It proved to be an eventful weekend for Queensland Lions player Luke Borean, who swapped wedding tux for goalkeeper gloves to have a hand in his side’s 4-1 semifinal victory over Peninsular Power. “It is not…

Footballer Anele Ngcongca dies in a car accident aged 33

Footballer Anele Ngcongca dies in a car accident aged 33

Former South African football international Anele Ngcongca died in a car accident on Monday, according to the country’s IPSS Medical Rescue service. In a statement on its website, IPSS Medical Rescue said it responded to a single vehicle roll-over on the N2 highway near Mtunzini. “On arrival of IPSS advanced life support paramedics, they found…

Rugby league mourns the passing of 20-year-old Keith Titmuss

Rugby league mourns the passing of 20-year-old Keith Titmuss

Rugby league is mourning the death of promising star Keith Titmuss who one official said “had the world at his feet” after the 20-year-old died suddenly on Monday. According to his club the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Titmuss was taken ill after a training session in the Sydney suburb of Narrabeen, Australia. He was taken…