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Rhule, Engelbrecht set for SANZAAR lashing

Cape Town – Following their loss to the Lions at Newlands on Saturday, the Stormers received more bad news with Raymond Rhule and JJ Engelbrecht set to appear before a SANZAAR tribunal on Monday. Ruhle was sent off in the loss to the Lions for contravening  Law 9.25 – A player …

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Ashton runs riot as Barbarians maul England

London – England suffered an embarrassing mauling at the hands of the Barbarians as Chris Ashton’s three-try haul condemned the hosts to a 63-45 defeat in Sunday’s non-cap international. Eddie Jones’ under-strength side succumbed to a fourth successive defeat thanks to Toulon star Ashton’s virtuoso display at Twickenham. Ashton, 31, …

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Sri Lanka suspends two caught in pitch-fixing sting

Colombo – Sri Lanka Cricket on Sunday suspended a player and a groundsman who allegedly agreed to tamper with the pitch to alter the result of an upcoming Test against England, as police launched an investigation into the claims. The Sri Lankan board (SLC) said it had suspended the curator …

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Froome gives Britain first Giro d’Italia victory

Rome – Chris Froome on Sunday became the first British rider to win the Giro d’Italia in the 101st edition of the race through Italy, which this year started in Jerusalem. It was also the first victory in the race for Team Sky, founded in 2010. Home winners have dominated …

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