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08 October 2015 11:20 AM World Rugby rubbishes biting claim

World Rugby has rubbished the claims of a British tabloid which accused Springbok prop Frans Malherbe of biting an opponent during the team’s Rugby World Cup Pool B match against the USA in London on Wednesday. The tabloid accused Malherbe of biting on the evidence of a photograph, which proports to represent him “sinking his teeth” into American lock Matt Trouville 7

08 October 2015 10:46 AM FIFA watchdog suspends Blatter, Platini, Valcke

A FIFA ethics watchdog on Thursday suspended world body president Sepp Blatter and UEFA leader Michael Platini for 90 days after they were named in a Swiss corruption case. The independent ethics committee also banned South Korean tycoon, Chung Mong-Joon, like Platini a candidate for the FIFA presidency for six years. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke 2

08 October 2015 9:36 AM Boks 'shocked' at biting allegation

The Springboks are “shocked and astounded” at having one of their players accused of biting by a prominent British Tabloid and are likely to seek an apology from the Daily Mail. While the players were still celebrating their 64-0 whitewash of the USA in their final Pool B game, a report appeared in the UK tabloid, the Daily Mail, that showed a photo 6

08 October 2015 6:14 AM Bok in biting furore

South Africa might have left the Olympic Stadium believing they had emerged from a crisis but they could yet find themselves at the centre of a biting scandal. While the match commissioner will want to examine video evidence in an effort to assess an incident that occurred in the first half of this Pool B encounter, a photograph, taken by the Daily Mail’s 4

07 October 2015 5:42 PM Fifa tribunal to decide Blatter's fate

Scandal-tainted Fifa's ethics watchdog was locked in talks on Wednesday to decide the fate of world football president Sepp Blatter as attacks on the veteran sports baron mounted. The ethics committee tribunal was also to decide whether to take action against Uefa leader Michael Platini and former Fifa vice president Chung Mong-Joon, both candidates 6

07 October 2015 6:24 AM Facebook blow as EU court quashes transatlantic data deal

Luxembourg (AFP) -- Facebook and other Internet giants could be barred from sending European citizens' personal information to the US after the EU's top court on Tuesday struck down a key transatlantic data deal in the wake of the Edward Snowden scandal. The landmark verdict stemmed from a case lodged by Austrian law student Max Schrems, who challenged 10

07 October 2015 6:17 AM Volkswagen confirms some models sold in Australia had emissions cheating software

SYDNEY Oct 7 Volkswagen Australia Group on Wednesday confirmed that some vehicles sold in the country had been fitted with devices designed to mask the level of emissions, part of a global scandal engulfing the German automaker. Volkswagen Australia said it had set up a website for customers to see if their cars had the affected diesel engines after 2

06 October 2015 12:55 PM Austria's Max Schrems: US high-tech giants' worst nightmare?

Few in America's Silicon Valley could have predicted that a young Austrian law graduate who spent a semester studying there would one day become high-tech companies' worst nightmare. Yet that's exactly what Max Schrems achieved on Tuesday when the European Union's top court ruled in his favour, declaring that a key transatlantic data deal relied on by giant 13

04 October 2015 11:52 AM Manohar vows to clean India's image

Newly-elected president Shashank Manohar vowed to clean the image of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after being chosen on Sunday to head the world's richest cricket board for a second time. A respected cricket administrator who does not carry a mobile phone or wear a watch, Manohar's unopposed election fills the void left by former 5

04 October 2015 8:35 AM DA: Education predicts collapse

Cape Town – The higher education and training department has predicted its own collapse, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. “The department… has, in its annual report, made the startling prediction that unless something drastic is done to improve its own staffing situation, and particularly ‘if it continues to expand without due consideration for the need to recruit 8