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World Rugby advise teams to cover up tattoos at Japan World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) - World Rugby has advised both players and supporters to cover up tattoos during the Japan 2019 World Cup to avoid causing offence to their hosts.

Ioane brothers lock in long-term contracts with NZ Rugby

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - All Blacks winger Rieko Ioane and has signed a four-year contract to stay with New Zealand Rugby until 2022, joining elder brother Akira who inked a three-year deal.

Mixed Martial Arts-McGregor promotes fight, whiskey at raucous press conference

(Reuters) - Conor McGregor sipped whiskey and boasted he would need just one round to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov and reclaim the UFC lightweight title during a typically wild news conference to promote his return to the octagon on Thursday.

Boxing - Joshua sees Povetkin as toughest fight since Klitschko

LONDON (Reuters) - World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua expects his title defence against Russian Alexander Povetkin on Saturday to be his toughest fight since Wladimir Klitschko -- and to end with a similar outcome.

Cowboys extend reign as most valuable NFL team - Forbes

(Reuters) - The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable National Football League team for a 12th consecutive year, valued at nearly twice the league average, according to the annual list published by business magazine Forbes on Thursday.

Nur Aisyah shines on track debut to claim fourth gold

DESPITE riding on unfamiliar turf, cyclist Nur Aisyah Mohd Zubir showed her pedigree by demolishing the field to claim the girls’ 10km scratch race gold medal for Terengganu at the Velodrome Rakyat in Ipoh.

Jing Fu and Co make huge waves in the pool

NG JING FU splashed to a surprise double and a new Games record as he joined a host of youngsters to make heads turn on the penultimate day of swimming competition at the Tuanku Zara Aquatic Centre.

A pleasant surprise: Selangor’s Ng Jing Fu posing with his 200m breaststroke gold medal at the Tuanku Zara Aquatic Centre yesterday.

Pahang over the moon after surprise gold

WITHOUT any national archers in the squad, Pahang were hoping to steal a medal.

Tiny Perlis win big in taekwondo

PERLIS is the smallest state in the country but when it comes to taekwondo, theysurely show that they are big on talent.

Brotherly competition spurs Abang Afiq to Sukma success

SIBLING rivalry is the reason behind Abang Afiq Yazid Abang Azman’s superb success in the bowling competition.

Warriors: The Sarawak men’s team celebrating after winning the gold medal yesterday.