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Rugby- Knee injury rules Welsh centre Davies out of World Cup

May 27 - Wales centre Jonathan Davies will miss this year's rugby World Cup after rupturing a cruciate knee ligament, the Welsh Rugby Union announced on Wednesday.

Rugby-All Black Carter back in number 10 shirt for Crusaders

WELLINGTON, May 27 - All Blacks flyhalf Daniel Carter will make just his third Super Rugby start of the season in the number 10 shirt this weekend after being named in the Canterbury Crusaders side to face the competition-leading Wellington Hurricanes.

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Rugby-All Blacks retain Savea, Retallick through 2019 World Cup

WELLINGTON, May 27 - Reigning World Rugby Player of the Year Brodie Retallick and free-scoring winger Julian Savea have committed to playing in New Zealand until after the 2019 World Cup, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) announced on Wednesday.

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Rugby union-England hooker Hartley cited for headbutt

LONDON, May 26 - England and Northampton hooker Dylan Hartley is in hot water yet again after being ordered to appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel on Wednesday having been cited for striking Saracens' Jamie George with his head.

26 May 2015

Olympics-Tokyo governor hits out at "ridiculous" 2020 bill

TOKYO, May 26 - The Tokyo metropolitan government has hit out at the "ridiculous" $400 million bill they have been asked to foot for the main stadium at the 2020 Olympics.

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Rugby-Guinness PRO12 final Fixture

May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Guinness PRO12 Final match between Glasgow Warriors and Munster on Monday SATURDAY, MAY 30 FIXTURES (GMT) Glasgow Warriors v Munster (1730)

25 May 2015

Rugby-Aviva Premiership final Fixture

May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Aviva Premiership Final match between Bath Rugby and Saracens on Monday SATURDAY, MAY 30 FIXTURES (GMT) Bath Rugby v Saracens (1330)

25 May 2015

Rugby-Super 15 Fixtures

May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Super 15 matches FRIDAY, MAY 29 FIXTURES (GMT) Crusaders v Hurricanes (0735) Brumbies v Bulls (0940) Sharks v Melbourne Rebels (1710) SATURDAY, MAY 30 FIXTURES (GMT) Highlanders v Chiefs (0735) Western Force v Reds (0940) Stormers v Cheetahs (1505) Lions v Waratahs (1710)

25 May 2015

Rugby-Waratahs forwards Skelton and Latu suspended

SYDNEY, May 25 - The New South Wales Waratahs' Super Rugby title defence suffered a double blow when hooker Silatolu Latu was suspended for four weeks and lock Will Skelton for a fortnight on Monday.

25 May 2015

Rugby-Latu, Skelton cited for tackles, Crusaders almost out

SYDNEY, May 24 - New South Wales Waratahs forwards Tolu Latu and Will Skelton face a nervous week after being cited for dangerous tackles in their 32-22 victory over the Canterbury Crusaders on Saturday.

23 May 2015

Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

When Dhoni finally hangs up his boots for good in all forms of cricket, he'll be best remembered as a handsome and charismatic leader who inspired India to scale cricket's greatest heights.

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