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Williams plans Welsh farewell

Wales wing Shane Williams says he plans to retire from international rugby after his country's next match against Australia in December.

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Briers: Wales can shock England

Wales captain Lee Briers believes there is a widespread misconception about the Four Nations, which begins this weekend. "It's the Four Nations, not the Three Nations like people seem to think," said the Warrington stand-off, who captains Wales against England at Leigh this afternoon. "We are massive underdogs, but we aren't here just to make up the numbers."

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Mallett opens door to job with England

Nick Mallett has thrown his hat into the ring for the England job – but the RFU will have to wait until June to secure his services.

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RFU insist no deadline over Martin Johnson future

Martyn Thomas, the Rugby Football Union's acting chief executive, has insisted he still has confidence in England team manager Martin Johnson and had never called for the return of Clive Woodward to the role.

City must play Tevez or risk losing him for free

Manchester City last night faced the double ignominy of being forced to halve the fine handed out to Carlos Tevez and to allow him to play further games for the club, if he is not sold in January.

Geordan Murphy: Excited to save the Tigers

Leicester have suffered while their players have been on World Cup duty. Their captain tells Simon Turnbull they can still recover

Pietersen keen to play in T20 match to showcase his worth

No England tour worth its salt is complete without Kevin Pietersen playing a prominent part, usually as the pantomime villain. In this ill-starred venture to India, where the tourists lost the one-day international series 5-0, he has left it late.

Fifa widens its 'cash for votes' inquiry

Fifa yesterday opened cases against another 10 officials from the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) related to the now infamous meeting held in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in May this year.

Lead video game designer defends sequels

The lead designer of one of video gaming's most anticipated games has defended the number of sequels being made.

Fifa charge more Caribbean officials

Ten more officials from the Caribbean have been charged in the wake of the FIFA bribery scandal, it was announced today.

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