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Travel: Gone with the wind

Once you've got over your first ducking it isn't long before you're hooked on sailing. Eric Kendall messes about in a dinghy

Rugby Union: Brittle threat to clubs' cup cash

IT IS far too early to talk about an endgame, but the interminable dispute between Cliff Brittle's wing of the Rugby Football Union and England's increasingly flabbergasted cabal of Premiership clubs is about to take what may be a decisive turn for the worse, writes Chris Hewett.

Is Labour right to end its affair with Blackpool? NO says Paul Routledge

NO says Paul Routledge: It should remain its conference venue. The great virtue of the town of candy-floss and torn knickers is that it always stays the same.

Book review: Barry White, B&Q and bashing

ONCE UPON A HOUSE ON FIRE by Andrea Ashworth, Picador pounds 14.99

Rugby Union: Robinson sees it all come together

Bath 43 Wasps 27

Rugby Union: Yates must wait for RFU verdict

The Bath and England prop Kevin Yates, who is accused of biting off part of an opponent's ear, will not discover his fate until next week.

Rugby Union: A happier episode for the Rugby Club

Tim Glover watches as underdogs Bath continue their long cup tradition

Rugby Union: Yates hearing set for Tuesday

The hearing into Kevin Yates' ear-biting accusation will be headed by Michael Burton QC, at Twickenham on Tuesday.

Rugby Union: Chapman provides extra bite

Bath 17 Richmond 29 (after extra time)

Rugby Union: Ashton's Fylde of dreams

David Llewellyn finds a once-grand club hoping that history will repeat itself today

News: Bath delay Yates hearing

Bath rugby union club have delayed their disciplinary hearing for the prop Kevin Yates until 3 February on legal advice from Michael Burton QC, appointed by the club to chair the hearing.

Rugby Union: Smith is Worcester's source of joy

Worcester 14 Bristol 12

Rugby: Suspended Yates protests innocence over bite

Besieged Bath officials yesterday suspended Kevin Yates, their England prop forward, pending further investigations into the biting incident that left Simon Fenn, the London Scottish flanker, with a serious ear wound.

Rugby Union: Bath unable to identify player guilty of biting

Bath 24 London Scottish 23

Rugby League: Citing for 'biting' threatens Bath

Bath 24 London Scottish 23
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