Monday, August 24, 2009

Weekly Twitter Update

Premier Rugby is to bring in new injury checks following the discovery that Harlequins faked a blood injury. http://tinyurl.com/kp5spc

The BHA has dismissed an appeal from trainer Karl Burke against a 1yr ban for alleged race fixing. http://tinyurl.com/mtdkql

IRB extended a 3yr ban on Harlequins officials from ERC competitons to all rugby union, for faking a blood injury. http://tinyurl.com/l9wu34

Australia alerted the ICC that a player was approached during The Ashes by a man suspected of illegal bookmaking. http://tinyurl.com/nozb9e

Six Australian Celtic Crusaders rugby league players are to be deported for breaching immigration rules. http://tinyurl.com/kpzqvb

The IAAF has asked new womens 800m champion Caster Semenya to take a gender test. http://tinyurl.com/kq4vtl

Bath duo appeal against nine month ban for avoiding drug tests under employment contracts outside of WADA's remit. http://tinyurl.com/qg8bbr

Wenger: European league in 10 years, "especially if the rules become too restrictive for these clubs". 6+5 anyone? http://tinyurl.com/lfbpah

Harlequins' coach Dean Richards was banned by the ERC for three years due to his part in faking a blood injury. http://tinyurl.com/qnfhku

The European Rugby Cup is to decide on Harlequins' future in the cup today, after the team faked a blood injury. http://tinyurl.com/lboxfm

 

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