The Week in Review: Sport

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THE spectre of drugs made an appearance at the Commonwealth Games in Victoria when five athletes - the England team-mates, Paul Edwards and Diane Modahl, and three unnamed British club competitors - were announced to have failed drugs tests taken before the Games. Linford Christie retained his Commonwealth 100 metres title.

England squared the series against South Africa by winning the third Test at The Oval with the fast bowler Devon Malcolm taking 9 for 57, the sixth-best Test figures in history, in the tourists' second innings.

Germany's Jurgen Klinsmann steals the spotlight in the first week of Premiership football as Tottenham's new signing takes his goals tally to three. Chris Sutton, Blackburn's pounds 5m man, scores on his home debut.