One Step at a Time

Jonah Lomu is making a strong recovery from his July kidney transplant and has already named next year’s rugby sevens world cup as his comeback date. “That’s great news because sevens can provide him with the perfect avenue back to top-class rugby,” says sevens coach Gordon Tietjens. “The special environment in the NZ sevens side would be good for him. No-one would put any pressure on him – we’d support him.” Lomu’s long-term goal is to play for the All Blacks in the 2007 World Cup in France.


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Joseph Parker Self-Isolation’s Greatest Showman

Joseph Parker Self-Isolation’s Greatest Showman

Professional heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker, 28, has proved himself one of the great surprises to rise from the pandemic-induced global lockdown, according to UK-based The Sportsman. While the rest of the…