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Rugby: Villiere Out Of Autumn Series After Surgery

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
France international Gabin Villiere will undergo further ankle surgery which will rule him out of the Six Nations champions rsquo; autumn internationals. The 26-year-old had picked up the injury back in May during his team Toulon rsquo;s European Challenge Cup final defeat to Lyon, and underwent ...

Kipruto, Yehualaw Win The London Marathon

Monday, October 3, 2022
Kenya rsquo;s Amos Kipruto and Ethiopia rsquo;s Yalemzerf Yehualaw have won the London Marathon titles in the elite men rsquo;s and women rsquo;s races on Sunday. Yehualaw finished the race in two hours, 17 minutes and 26 seconds making her the youngest ever London Marathon champion in women rsqu ...

Rugby Championship: Sharks Comeback To Beat Dragons

Sunday, October 2, 2022
With four minutes left to play Cell C Sharks completed a thrilling come-from-behind 20-19 to win Dragons in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash in Newport on Saturday. Sharks were trailing by 13 points with 18 minutes to go and looked destined to slip to their first defeat of the new camp ...

Russian Athletes Set To Return - IOC

Saturday, October 1, 2022
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has announced that Russian athletes who do not back invasion of Ukraine could return to competing. The IOC had in February issued guidance to sports governing bodies to remove Russian and Belarusian athletes from competition. ldquo;I ...

Court Of Arbitration For Sports Accepts Chile’s Appeal

Friday, September 30, 2022
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday said it has registered an appeal by the Chilean football federation (FFCH) against FIFA rsquo;s decision to allow Ecuador to play at the World Cup despite allegations they fielded an ineligible player. World football governing body FIFA had earli ...

Women’s Rugby World Cup To Break Attendance Record

Friday, September 30, 2022
Organisers of the Women rsquo;s Rugby World Cup match has started that the tournament will break its record attendance as over 30 000 tickets have been sold for the opening day. The tournament will kick off at Auckland rsquo;s Eden Park on 8 October with a triple bill when South Africa play Franc ...

Rugby: Tupaea Sidelined For Nine Months

Thursday, September 29, 2022
New Zealand Quinn Tupaea will be out for nine months following a knee injury he sustained during a clear-out by Australia rsquo;s Darcy Swain in Melbourne earlier this month. The team said on Thursday that further scans on the anterior cruciate ligament injury revealed ldquo;more extensive damag ...

Mo Farah Set To Miss London Marathon

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Mo Farah has withdrawn from Sunday rsquo;s London Marathon with a hip injury, in what could have been 39-year-old rsquo;s first full marathon since 2019. The Britain said it is ldquo;really disappointing rdquo; while insisting he has done everything he can to compete but ldquo;it hasn rsquo;t p ...

Kosgei Withdraws From London Marathon

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
World record holder and two-time London Marathon champion Brigid Kosgei has withdrawn from Sunday 39;s race due to a minor hamstring injury, organisers said on Monday. Kosgei had won the London Marathon in 2019 and 2020 and one of the favourites going into the event. She also won the Tokyo Marat ...

Rugby: Worcester Suspended For Funding Failure

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Rugby Football Union (RFU) have suspended Worcester from all competitions for failing to meet a funding ultimatum. The club is burdened by debts totalling more than pound;25 million ($26.5 million), including at least pound;6 million in unpaid tax. Statement from the RFU said the club owners ...
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