Rugby World Cup 2019: How to respond to the All Blacks' traditional haka routine
From ignoring the haka to performing one of their own, opponents down the years have come up with innovative ways to face down the pre-match ritual. Here are some of the best ripostes to the ancient Maori challenge:
Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for haka challenge even as All Blacks praise 'fantastic' response
England have been fined for crossing the halfway line during New Zealand's haka after they formed a provocative V-shaped formation at last weekend's World Cup semi-final in Yokohama, tournament organisers said
Laureus 2018-19: Here are the November nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year
The Laureus Sporting Moment of the Month campaign for November has been launched with four engaging and emotional Moments:
From Iceland's Viking clap to All-Blacks' Haka: Five sports traditions you need to know
It's not just about winning or losing, but also about forming a sub-culture and establish a special bond with the fans. Iceland's now-famous traditions is one of the many that are followed across a variety of sports all over the world.
AC Milan do the 'Haka' before Serie A match, get lambasted on social media
AC Milan were left red-faced after conducting a bizarre pre-match 'Haka' ritual dance prior to a Serie A game on Thursday
Final farewell: Martin Crowe laid to rest in emotional funeral, actor Russell Crowe among pallbearers
About 1,000 mourners packed Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral to remember Martin Crowe, who died on 4 March aged 53 after a long battle with cancer.
‘Maradona of Rugby': From a poignant newspaper front page to teammates, tributes pour in for Jonah Lomu
Hailed as the sport's first global superstar, Jonah Lomu shot to international fame at the 1995 World Cup in South Africa, a year after becoming the youngest ever All Black at the age of 19 years and 45 days.
Scared or confused? US basketball team's priceless reaction to New Zealand's haka
The haka may not have worked on the court though — because despite their empty-eyed drop-mouthed expressions in response to the haka, the Americans came out 98-71 winners.