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Advocaat steps down as Sunderland manager

LONDON - Dick Advocaat has stepped down as manager of Premier League Sunderland after less than seven months in the job, the club said in a statement on Sunday.

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Fiji's Saulo given 10-week suspension for stamping

LONDON - Fiji prop Manasa Saulo was suspended for 10 weeks on Sunday after admitting stamping on an opponent during the Rugby World Cup match against Wales, organisers said on Sunday.

2:52pm BST

Australia shatter England's World Cup dream

LONDON - Hosts England were eliminated from the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage for the first time after a humiliating 33-13 defeat against Australia that sends the Wallabies and Wales through to the quarter-finals.

Australia 1:22am BST

No knee-jerk response to England demise, says RFU's Ritchie

LONDON - England will not rush into any hasty decisions over the future of head coach Stuart Lancaster after making their Rugby World Cup exit at the pool stage, Rugby Football Union Chief Executive Ian Ritchie said on Sunday.

1:24pm BST

Japan firmly focussed on completing the job

LONDON - Japan were brought swiftly down to earth after beating Samoa 26-5 on Saturday to keep alive hopes of securing their first appearance in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.

Japan 2:59pm BST

Golden Horn and Dettori win Arc de Triomphe

PARIS - Golden Horn, ridden by Frankie Dettori, won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday, denying French filly Treve a record third victory at Longchamp.

3:44pm BST

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