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NEWS24 SPORT | World Rugby confirms Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby to face hearing over refereeing video

World Rugby says that Rassie Erasmus and SA Rugby will face an independent misconduct hearing following a video made by Erasmus pointing out refereeing errors in the first Test between the Springboks and the Lions. | Springboks 'happy' with refereeing, mere days after Rassie's infamous video

Regardless of any of their players being implicated or not, the Springboks expressed their satisfaction with how citing procedures and refereeing in the second Test against the Lions went. | SA sport climbers set for Olympic first

Christopher Cosser and Erin Sterkenburg will be competing with the best in the world on Tuesday as sport climbing makes its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. | Tiger's Bahamas invitational returns with expanded field

Tiger Woods announced the return of his Bahamas golf event in December after missing last year due to Covid-19, with a field expanded from 18 to 20 players. | Wayde van Niekerk disappointed with Olympic 400m title defence: 'I expected way more from myself'

World record holder Wayde van Niekerk was disappointed in his 400m Olympic title defence as he missed out on the final at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. | Wayde van Niekerk stunned in 400m SFs, finishes 5th to be eliminated in Tokyo

Olympic champion and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk has been eliminated from the men's 400m at the Tokyo Games. | 'I just want my friend to be ok': Root backs Stokes after England exit

England captain Joe Root has told Ben Stokes to take as long as he needs away from cricket after the all-rounder opted to prioritise his mental health. | Three more players called up to Springbok squad

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named three new additions to the national squad, with wing Rosko Specman, loose forward Dan du Preez and hooker Johan Grobbelaar called up to join the Boks in Cape Town. | Vermeulen slated for Boks' Monday training session, but playing chances still unknown

Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids isn't too preoccupied with whether the veteran plays or not, saying his contributions are big enough either way ahead of the decisive Test against the Lions. | Kane skips Spurs return amid Man City transfer talk

Harry Kane reportedly failed to turn up for his scheduled pre-season tests with Tottenham on Monday amid mounting speculation the striker wants to force a move to Manchester City. | Nigel Owens: Cheslin Kolbe 'very, very lucky' not to see red

Retired Test referee Nigel Owens says Springbok winger Cheslin Kolbe was "very, very lucky" not to receive a red card in the second Test against the British & Irish Lions. | Clive Woodward calls on World Rugby to 'act now' against Rassie Erasmus

Former England and British & Irish Lions coach Clive Woodward has again taken a swipe at SA Rugby's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus. | South Africans in the spotlight as LA Giltinis win Major League Rugby final

American winger John Ryberg scored two tries and South African-born Canadian winger DTH van der Merwe added another to lead the Los Angeles Giltinis to victory over Rugby Atlanta in Sunday's Major League Rugby final. | Third Test 'a cup final', says Gatland after defeat to Boks

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland believes next Saturday's third and final Test against the Springboks will be "a cup final". | British Lions prop Sinckler cited for biting after 2nd Test

British and Irish Lions replacement prop forward Kyle Sinckler has been cited for an alleged biting incident during the second Test against the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday. | Referee Ben O'Keeffe's performance: Consistent ... in a weird, rugby way

The firm New Zealander's mixed bag of decisions extended to both the Boks and Lions, unwittingly showing that consistency is regularly found in the strangest manner nowadays. | Shane Warne misses English franchise game with Covid-19

Australian cricket star Shane Warne had to sit out a match in the English Hundred tournament after testing positive for Covid-19, his team announced. | Australia name Wade captain for Bangladesh T20s

Australia named wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade captain for the five-match Twenty20 series against Bangladesh in the absence of the injured Aaron Finch. | Sharks scrumhalf Hendrikse called up to Bok squad as 'additional cover'

Sharks scrumhalf Jaden Hendrikse has been called up to join the Springbok squad as additional cover ahead of the third Test against the British & Irish Lions in Cape Town on Saturday. | Isner beats Nakashima to capture 6th ATP Atlanta title

John Isner won his sixth ATP Atlanta Open title, firing 21 aces to defeat teen Brandon Nakashima in an all-American final.


Tokyo Olympics: Team eventing gold, silver medals for Tom McEwen and Emily Campbell

Great Britain win a first Olympic team eventing gold since 1972, with silver medals for Tom McEwen and weightlifter Emily Campbell.

South Africa: Rassie Erasmus faces misconduct hearing for criticising officials in defeat by Lions

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus will face a misconduct hearing after his criticism of the match officials following their first-Test defeat by the British and Irish Lions.

Harry Kane: Tottenham striker fails to show up to Spurs' training ground

Harry Kane, a transfer target for Manchester City, fails to return to the Tottenham training ground as expected on Monday morning amid speculation over his future.

Tokyo Olympics: Day-by-day guide to the key events, big stars and British medal hopes

Want to know what's happening when in Tokyo? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Japan.

Tokyo Olympics: Oliver Townend leads GB to gold medal in eventing

Watch highlights as Great Britain win their first Olympic team eventing gold medal in 49 years at Tokyo 2020.

Tokyo Olympics: Handlebars fall off as Australia’s Alex Porter crashes

Watch the moment when Australia's Alex Porter falls in the men's team pursuit following a handlebar failure.

England v India: Joe Root says 'I just want my friend to be OK' after Ben Stokes takes break

Ben Stokes has "an opportunity to put himself first", says England Test captain Joe Root as the all-rounder takes an indefinite break from cricket.

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB beat Spain in shootout to reach women's hockey semi-finals

Watch highlights as Great Britain seal their place in the women's hockey semi-finals after beating Spain in a thrilling shootout at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Emily Campbell becomes first British female weightlifter to win medal

Watch highlights as Emily Campbell becomes the first British female weightlifter to win an Olympic medal with +87kg silver.

Tokyo Olympics: Serhiy Kulish eliminated after shooting at rival's target

Ukraine's Serhiy Kulish gets distracted by a wardrobe malfunction and shoots at his rival's target.

Lewis Hamilton's F1 championship lead extended to eight points after Hungarian GP results error

Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 championship lead extends to eight points after the correction of an error in the results of the Hungarian Grand Prix.

The Hundred: Bowlers lead Welsh Fire to win over Oval Invincibles

Welsh Fire strangle Oval Invincibles with a brilliant bowling performance at The Oval, to earn back-to-back victories in the women's Hundred.

Tokyo Olympics: Watch rain causes discus chaos as Valarie Allman wins gold

Watch as torrential rain causes havoc in the women's discus final before Valarie Allman wins the United States' first athletics gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Indonesia's Greysia Polii swaps racquet mid-rally before winning badminton gold

Watch as Indonesia badminton player Greysia Polii swaps her racquet mid-rally during the women's doubles final which she and partner Apriyani Rahayu went on to win.

Tokyo Olympics: Tom McEwan wins eventing silver

Watch highlights as Team GB's Tom McEwan adds an individual eventing silver medal to the team gold he won just hours earlier at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands wins 5,000m gold

Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands puts in a dominant last lap to win 5,000m gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo 2020: Watch the best bits from our 'favourite martial arts expert' Lutalo Muhammad

Lutalo Muhammad lights up Tokyo 2020 with his taekwondo demonstrations, passionate reactions and top-notch analysis in the best bits from the Tokyo 2020 BBC Sport pundit.

The Hundred - Oval Invincibles v Welsh Fire: Katie George takes 'sensational' diving catch to remove Dane Van Niekerk

Welsh Fire's Katie George takes sensational diving catch to dismiss Oval Invincibles' Dane Van Niekerk in their match at The Oval in The Hundred.

Tokyo Olympics: Sifan Hassan falls on last lap of 1500m heat but storms back to win

Netherlands' Sifan Hassan falls within the last lap of her 1500m heat but still comes back to win at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

Tokyo Olympics: Canada beat United States to reach final

Watch as Jessie Fleming's decisive spot-kick secures Canada's place in the women's football final at the Tokyo Olympics with a 1-0 win against the United States.

Tokyo Olympics: Germany smash world record as GB finish second fastest in women's team pursuit

Watch as Germany smash the women's team pursuit world record while Great Britain finish second fastest in qualifying.

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