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That’s not rugby

“Invictus,” the Hollywood film based on Brit journalist John Carlin’s book about the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final–which South Africa’s team won against New Zealand in Johannesburg–will be out in…..

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Weekend Links

So as usual, a bunch of links–new as well as ones–that have piled up in my bookmarks folder. First, some good news: a Sudanese court only fined–but did not flog–Lubna…..

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I’ve been meaning to post this for a while. “Foreign Policy,”a magazine whose blog loves lists, recently published one on “The Top Ten Sporting Events That Shook the World.” Included…..