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    Waikato Rugby Union speaks up about the match fixing game allegation (this is my feature story) After the Ranfurly Shield game that occurred on October 3, 2015, there is allegation that one of the team players in WRU organization, Stephen Donald was involved in a match fixing game. The Waikato Rugby Union had a press conference on October 7, 2015 to answer the match-fixing allegation that they received from the media during the Ranfurly Sheild game. In the press conference General Manager, Blair Foote confirmed to the media that Stephen Donald has been part of match fixing game; she also explained the actual incident that happened in the game. “We would like to confirm that Stephen Donald was involved in a match fixing game deal regarding the Ranfurly Shield challenge on last Sunday, and we apolized of this incident”. “The incident took place in the 79th minute of the match and involved an intentional way ward pass that was then intercepted by Hawkes Bay Fullback Israel Dagg”. “Dagg who was aware the pass was about to take place, was also a part of the match fix scandal. The opponent team will be dealing with that matter accordingly,” he said. On the other hand, Blair Foote showed a video clip that outlines the exact incident, so that the media and supporters will clearly understand the actual incident that happened. After Blair Foote interview, Stephen Donald speaks up his side of the match fixing issue that occurred during their game with the Hawkes Bay…

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    tournaments and worked as a tennis instructor in order to help herself financially (“Filmmaker Essay: On Billie Jean King”). In 1965, Billie Jean married Larry King, who was a law student at the time (“Billie Jean King Biography”). Billie Jean decided that she needed to step up her practice schedule and began a complete training plan that would work on strengthening her fundamentals, which would lead to her winning many titles (“Billie Jean King Biography”). This training plan and hard work…

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    From the swing of the racket to the way they move across the court, Venus and Serena Williams are both brilliant tennis players. Both sisters are equally successful in their lives outside of tennis, but their careers in the game are very different from each other. Venus Williams was born on June seventeenth, 1980 making her the older sister in the dynamic tennis duo. Her younger sister, Serena, was born on September twenty-sixth, 1981. Both girls were enrolled at Rick Macci’s Tennis Academy…

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    the same, we were unstoppable. As the season went on we were drawing more attention to our school to the point where local critics were for us for once. You could say the attention was getting to us because we weren’t use to having a winning season. It was time for playoffs and our reputation was through the roof. I for one was having the best time of my life. The playoffs went by fast and the wins kept coming. At this point the championship game was just around corner something my school…

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    Sieffert can carry this squad but only to a certain degree, if another player can be the Robin to Collin’s Batman, then Gorgui will find themselves in the championship game. On the other side of the final Hagianna’s takes on The Bad, The Ugly, and The Ginger. Ugly has the advantage in terms of fundamentals, but no team in the league can match the athleticism and raw talent of Hagianna’s and this will lead Hagianna’s to the championship game. The Championship come down to Hagianna’s taking on…

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    Back in the Summer of 2010 , my mom got laid off and could not find a job no matter where she applied. I remember seeing her sit on the couch all day just applying to places but no one was hiring at the time. But , that was no excuse for my dad he went out there and worked as much overtime as he could just to be able to support my family while my mom was unemployed. When it came to sports he was always viewing things in a positive way. I lost my first ever championship game when I was 15 in our…

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    American skilled tennis player Serena Williams has accomplished over 20 Grand Slam singles titles and numerous Olympic gold medals. Serena Jameka Williams was born September 26, 1981 in Saginaw Michigan. She is the youngest of five daughters. Her father Richard and mother Oracene Williams have two daughters, Serena and her sister Venus, which became two of tennis great champions. Serena’s father was determined to see his two daughters succeed in tennis so when he moved his family out to Compton,…

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    Jelena Jankovic was born and raised in the socialist Republic of Yugoslavia. her hometown is Belgrade. he was coached by her elder brother Marco who himself is a good player of tennis. Jelena studied economics from the Belgrade University but did not completed it so that she could compete in Tennis tournaments. she started playing tennis at a tender age of 9 years. she was picked up by the tennis club known as Red Star. once she got some skills she transferred to Tennis Academy run by Nick…

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    Selecting the best of the best in such a competitive sport like women's tennis is difficult to say the least. Yet again, there are those names that always come to mind when you think of this sport. They are the players that resisted the test of time in remaining at the top. The combination of good defense and offense positioned them at the highest in their times and helped them remain there for decades to come. Grand Slam titles There are four Grand Slams over the year: the Australian Open, the…

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    On September 20th, 1973 Women’s tennis champion Billie Jean King took on Men’s tennis champion Bobby Riggs in Houston, Texas in a winner take all $100,000 tennis match. The match was nationally televised and was named the “Battle of the Sexes”. King would defeat Riggs 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, and become the first women to defeat a man in any sport. After the match, it is reported that Riggs “was devastated and isolated himself in his hotel room for four hours.” The match had an estimated 90 million…

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