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A rugby ball is thrown through the goal post 28 August 2007
Brian Carney: 'Ban rugby league drug cheats for life'
Brian Carney believes that the two-year anti-doping ban handed to James Lockwood is not long enough to fit the severity of the crime.
Apr 22, 14:14
A rugby ball is thrown through the goal post 28 August 2007
Rugby league player James Lockwood handed two-year doping ban
Featherstone Rovers forward James Lockwood is handed a two-year ban from all sporting activity as a result of testing positive for the use of a growth hormone.
Apr 21, 15:39
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Wigan Warriors duo loaned to Salford Red Devils
Wigan Warriors duo James Greenwood and Oliver Gildart join Salford Red Devils on one-month loan deals.
Apr 21, 13:03
Ryan Bailey of Leeds Rhinos in action during the pre season friendly between Leeds Rhinos and London Broncos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on January 31, 2014
Castleford Tigers sign former Leeds Rhinos prop Ryan Bailey
Former Leeds Rhinos prop Ryan Bailey joins Castleford Tigers on a deal until the end of the season.
Apr 20, 15:43
Jack Hughes of Wigan Warriors during the Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos at Etihad Stadium on May 17, 2014
Jack Hughes keen to build on impressive victory over Catalans Dragons
Huddersfield Giants back-row forward Jack Hughes credits the organisation of his side for the way that they took apart Catalans Dragons on the weekend.
Apr 20, 12:22
St Helens assistant coach Keiron Cunningham during the Super League match between Warrington Wolves and St Helens at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on February 13, 2014
St Helens coach Kieron Cunningham rues defensive mistakes
St Helens coach Kieron Cunningham claims that a poor defensive display cost his team during their 41-16 defeat to Leeds Rhinos in the Super League.
Apr 18, 11:42
Leeds Rhinos' Brian McDermott watches his team during their Super League match against London Broncos on April 12, 2013
Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott hails "great team performance"
Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott hails his side for their overall display after seeing them thrash champions St Helens in the Super League.
Apr 18, 11:16
Wigan's Sam Tomkins gets past Leed's Rob Burrow during their Super League qualifying semi-final match on September 27, 2013
Sam Tomkins to rejoin Wigan Warriors after leaving New Zealand Warriors
Wigan Warriors confirm that England full-back Sam Tomkins will rejoin the Super League club on a four-year deal after he agreed to leave New Zealand Warriors.
Apr 16, 22:22
Alex Walmsley of St Helens during the First Utility Super League match between St Helens and Warrington Wolves at Langtree Park on March 19, 2015
Alex Walmsley pens St Helens contract extension
St Helens prop Alex Walmsley puts pen to paper on a three-and-a-half-year contract extension at Langtree Park.
Apr 15, 17:43
Ben Kavanagh of Scotland is tackled by Eddy Pettybourne of United States during the Rugby League World Cup Inter-Group match between Scotland and United States at AJ Bell Stadium on November 7, 2013
Widnes Vikings forward Ben Kavanagh makes Wakefield Trinity Wildcats loan switch
Super League strugglers Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign Widnes Vikings forward Ben Kavanagh on a loan deal until the end of the campaign.
Apr 15, 16:46
Head coach Shaun Wane of Wigan speaks during a press conference after the Super League match between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Langtree Park on April 18, 2014
Shaun Wane concerned by Wigan Warriors form
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane claims that he is concerned by his side's current form.
Apr 14, 17:50
Wakefield assistant coach James Webster during the Super League match between Huddersfield Giants and Wakefield Wildcats at John Smith's Stadium on April 21, 2014
Chairman backs under-fire Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman Michael Carter insists that he is confident under-fire head coach James Webster will turn the team's fortunes around.
Apr 14, 17:33
Ben Flower of Wigan walks from the pitch after receiving a red card during the First Utility Super League Grand Final match between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 11, 2014
Josh Charnley: Disgraced Ben Flower has "been through hell"
Josh Charnley is confident that Wigan Warriors teammate Ben Flower will return a "better and stronger person" following his high-profile suspension from the sport.
Apr 14, 15:25
Refeere Phil Bentham sending off Ben Flower of Wigan Warriors during the First Utility Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 11, 2014
Ben Flower: 'I regret my attack on Lance Hohaia every day'
Ben Flower admits that his brutal attack on Lance Hohaia in last season's Super League Grand Final "was horrible", and is something that he has refused to watch back.
Apr 13, 13:02
Ryan Hall of Leeds celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during the Tetley's Challenge Cup Final between Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers on August 23, 2014
Leeds Rhinos winger Ryan Hall ruled out for one month with fractured hand
Leeds Rhinos winger Ryan Hall is ruled out for one month with a fractured hand, but escapes a four-month layoff as surgery is not required.
Apr 9, 10:37
Wigan's Sam Tomkins gets past Leed's Rob Burrow during their Super League qualifying semi-final match on September 27, 2013
Sam Tomkins: 'Wigan Warriors return not only option'
England full-back Sam Tomkins insists that Wigan Warriors are not his only option when he returns to the Super League at the end of the season.
Apr 8, 15:02
John Bateman of the Bradford Bulls in action during the Super League match bewteen Bradford Bulls and Salford City Reds at Odsal Stadium on April 1, 2013
John Bateman handed one-match ban
Wigan Warriors forward John Bateman is handed a one-match ban after being sent off in the closing stages of their Easter Monday clash with Salford Red Devils.
Apr 8, 14:52
Sam Tomkins of Wigan during the Super League playoff match between Huddersfield and Wigan at Galpharm Stadium on September 12, 2013
Sam Tomkins "grateful" for New Zealand Warriors release
England full-back Sam Tomkins expresses his gratitude to the New Zealand Warriors for granting his release back to the Super League at the end of the season.
Apr 8, 13:00
Tom Burgess passes the ball during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval on March 24, 2015
Tom Burgess signs new deal with South Sydney Rabbitohs
Tom Burgess signs a new deal with the South Sydney Rabbitohs running until 2016.
Apr 8, 11:33
Zak Hardaker of England during the International Origin Match between England and Exiles at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on June 14, 2013
Leeds Rhinos back Zak Hardaker to take anger management course
Leeds Rhinos back Zak Hardaker is to take an anger management course after allegedly assaulting a student.
Apr 8, 11:20
Elliott Whitehead of Catalan Dragons in action on February 14, 2014
Catalans Dragons back-row Elliott Whitehead agrees NRL switch
Catalans Dragons announce that back-row Elliott Whitehead is to join NRL side Canberra Raiders in the summer.
Apr 8, 11:05
Sam Tomkins of the Warriors speaks to the media during a New Zealand Warriors NRL press conference at Mt Smart Stadium on April 8, 2015
Sam Tomkins granted release by New Zealand Warriors to make Super League return
Sam Tomkins will make a return to Super League action later this year, his current club New Zealand Warriors confirm.
Apr 8, 06:19
Vincent Duport of Catalans Dragons looks on during the First Utility Super League match between St Helens and Catalans Dragons at Langtree Park on February 6, 2015
Catalans Dragons centre Vincent Duport to miss rest of season through injury
Catalans Dragons centre Vincent Duport is sidelined for the remainder of the season with a serious shoulder injury.
Apr 7, 17:30
England's Rangi Chase in action against Exiles on June 14, 2013
Rangi Chase faces dangerous throw charge
Salford Red Devils' Rangi Chase could miss up to eight matches after being charged with making a dangerous throw on Brett Ferres in the win over Huddersfield Giants.
Apr 6, 17:57
Rob Burrow of Leeds Rhinos in action against London Broncos on January 31, 2014
Super League roundup: Leeds Rhinos thrash Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Monday afternoon's matches in the Super League.
Apr 6, 17:06
Match officals are escorted by security off the field during the round five NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium on April 3, 2015
NRL officials injured after crowd targets them with bottles
A match official is hospitalised after bottles were thrown at him following Friday's controversial match between Canterbury Bulldogs and South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Apr 4, 14:40
Terry Campese of Hull Kingston Rovers in action during the First Utility Super League match between Hull KR and Wigan at Craven Park on March 1, 2015
Terry Campese "can't wait" for Hull derby showdown
Hull Kingston Rovers skipper Terry Campese is eager to make an impact in this evening's "huge game" against Hull FC.
Apr 2, 07:07
Kevin Sinfield of Leeds Rhinos lines up a conversion during the Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos at DW Stadium on September 5, 2013
Daryl Powell: 'Kevin Sinfield will be a target'
Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell believes that Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield will be a "target" for opposition players when he switches codes.
Apr 1, 18:26
Terry Campese of Hull Kingston Rovers in action during the First Utility Super League match between Hull KR and Wigan at Craven Park on March 1, 2015
Terry Campese commits to Hull Kingston Rovers
Australian half-back and captain Terry Campese signs a new two-year contract with Hull KR.
Mar 31, 16:46
Kevin Sinfield of Leeds Rhinos lines up a conversion during the Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos at DW Stadium on September 5, 2013
Leeds Rhinos' Kevin Sinfield to make rugby code switch to Yorkshire Carnegie
Kevin Sinfield announces that he will end his long-term affiliation with Leeds Rhinos to switch rugby codes and play for sister union club Yorkshire Carnegie.
Mar 31, 12:46
Jamie Peacock of Leeds Rhinos in action during the pre season friendly between Leeds Rhinos and London Broncos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on January 31, 2014
Jamie Peacock to join Hull KR coaching staff next season
Hull KR announce that Jamie Peacock will join the club's coaching staff next season when he retires from playing.
Mar 27, 18:14
Ryan Bailey of Leeds Rhinos in action during the pre season friendly between Leeds Rhinos and London Broncos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on January 31, 2014
Hull Kingston Rovers release Ryan Bailey after just one appearance
Hull Kingston Rovers announce that Ryan Bailey has been released by the club after just one appearance due to personal reasons.
Mar 27, 17:43
Stephen Kearney, head coach of New Zealand looks on during the New Zealand training session at Old Trafford on November 29, 2013
New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney handed two-year contract extension
Stephen Kearney will lead New Zealand into the 2017 World Cup after being handed a two-year contract extension.
Mar 26, 23:31
Danny Kirmond of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in action during the Super League match between Wakefield Wildcats and Castleford Tigers at Etihad Stadium on May 18, 2014
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats duo to miss Wigan Warriors clash
Wakefield pair Danny Kirmond and Tim Smith are to miss the team's Super League clash with Wigan Warriors through injury.
Mar 25, 15:09
Theo Fages of Salford Red Devils in action during the pre season match between Warrington Wolves and Salford Red Devils at Halliwell Jones Stadium on February 5, 20
Salford Red Devils' Theo Fages accepts two-match ban
Salford Red Devils half-back Theo Fages accepts a two-match ban for foul play.
Mar 24, 20:40
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Warrington Wolves prop Ben Evans sidelined for four months
Warrington Wolves prop Ben Evans is expected to miss the next four months after undergoing hamstring surgery.
Mar 23, 16:01
Coach, Iestyn Harris of Wales talks to his players during the Captains Run prior to Gillette Four Nations Double-Header at Wembley Stadium on November 4, 2011
Iestyn Harris bemoans sloppy Salford Red Devils
Iestyn Harris admits that Salford Red Devils were always second best during their 30-16 defeat away to Castleford Tigers.
Mar 21, 12:46
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Lee Radford "ecstatic" with Hull FC win
Hull FC coach Lee Radford hails his side following their vital 33-22 win at home to Catalans Dragons.
Mar 21, 12:07
Ben Westwood of Warrington Wolves during the First Utility Super League match between Warrington Wolves and Leeds Rhinos at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on March 13, 2015
Ben Westwood: 'Warrington Wolves using past pain to overcome St Helens'
Ben Westwood describes Warrington Wolves' decade-long hoodoo against St Helens as being "madness" ahead of their latest meeting this evening.
Mar 19, 08:53
Mitch Allgood of the Eels looks on from the bench during the round nine NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Brisbane Broncos at Parramatta Stadium on May 11, 2013
Mitch Allgood handed two-match ban
Australian prop Mitch Allgood is given a two-match ban by the Rugby Football League for a striking offence.
Mar 17, 22:46
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Finished
Women's 10m Platform Prelim
1
Canada
Meaghan Benfeito
375.80
2
Mexico
Alejandra Orozco
347.95
3
Russia
Yulia Timoshinina
342.00
4
Malaysia
Pandelela Rinong
335.20
5
Ukraine
Yulia Prokopchuk
325.65
6
China
Huixia Liu
310.75
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Women's 10m Platform Prelim
1
China
Ruolin Chen
370.25
2
Canada
Roseline Filion
363.45
3
England flag
Tonia Couch
331.70
4
England flag
Sarah Barrow
317.70
5
Russia
Daria Govar
249.70
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Men's 10m Platform Prelim
1
England flag
Tom Daley
485.95
2
Mexico
German Sanchez
471.40
3
Belarus
Vadim Kaptur
449.55
4
Mexico
Ivan Garcia
439.80
5
Russia
Nikita Shleikher
426.25
6
Canada
Maxim Bouchard
414.70
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Men's 10m Platform Prelim
1
China
Jian Yang
528.25
2
Russia
Victor Minibaev
515.85
3
China
Bo Qiu
492.70
4
Canada
Vincent Riendeau
444.60
5
Ukraine
Maksym Dolgov
414.05
6
Germany
Sascha Klein
0.00
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Finished
Women's 10m Platform Final
1
Canada
Meaghan Benfeito
383.10
2
China
Ruolin Chen
381.75
3
England flag
Tonia Couch
360.30
4
Russia
Yulia Timoshinina
343.35
5
Canada
Roseline Filion
340.95
6
Mexico
Alejandra Orozco
339.80
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Finished
Men's 10m Platform Final
1
China
Bo Qiu
573.05
2
Mexico
German Sanchez
554.15
3
China
Jian Yang
551.95
4
Russia
Victor Minibaev
526.30
5
England flag
Tom Daley
523.20
6
Belarus
Vadim Kaptur
367.25
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Finished
Mixed Synchro 10m Platform Final
1
China
Junjie Lian/Yajie Si
345.18
2
Canada
Meaghan Benfeito/Vincent Riendeau
325.38
3
Russia
Nikita Shleikher/Yulia Timoshinina
316.77
4
Italy
Noemi Batki/Maicol Verzotto
301.80
5
Mexico
Alejandra Orozco/Jahir Ocampo
294.96
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