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(Reuters) - WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders had his licence suspended by Britain's boxing authorities on Monday after a social media post in which he advised men how to hit their female partners during the coronavirus lockdown.
NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) - Kazakhstan is going through a chess boom whose poster children - unusually for its patriarchal society - are young female players who have far outperformed men.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Dual code international Sam Burgess was charged with "intimidation" by police in Australia on the same day he announced his retirement from the National Rugby League (NRL), local media reported on Thursday.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The selection of winger Sevu Reece in Steve Hansen's All Blacks squad capped a remarkable turnaround for a player embroiled in a domestic violence case last year but his rapid rehabilitation has not been welcomed in all quarters in New Zealand.
(Reuters) - Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien, who led his team to a 1992 Super Bowl victory and now faces mental health issues he says result from his years on the field, has been charged with domestic violence, police said on Monday.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Canterbury Crusaders winger Sevu Reece, who was fined last year by a New Zealand court for assaulting his girlfriend, is a "quality young man" who the Super Rugby champions are glad to help be his "best", coach Scott Robertson has said.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Manly Sea Eagles centre Dylan Walker became the second player to be suspended under the National Rugby League's new "no fault stand down" policy on Friday, as CEO Todd Greenberg vowed there would be no repeat of the competition's off-season of shame.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's embattled National Rugby League (NRL) will stand down players facing serious indictable offences as part of a new policy formed in the wake of a string of off-field incidents that have tarnished the competition's brand.
(Reuters) - The UCLA gymnast whose flawless floor routine became a viral video with more than 40 million views by Thursday said she wants to work with domestic violence victims and publish poetry she's written about body shaming and other issues she faced.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nearly half a century after Evonne Goolagong-Cawley became the first Aboriginal Australian to win a grand slam title at the 1971 French Open, the nation still waits for another indigenous talent to emerge and claim the game's highest honours.