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Rassie Erasmus pictured in October 2019
Jacques Nienaber takes his hat off to South Africa after second Test win
The hosts battered the Lions 27-9 in Cape Town to level the series at one win apiece, and tee up a decisive third Test next Saturday.
Jul 31, 21:32
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland warns Lions to prepare for "cup final" in series decider
The Lions had led 9-6 at half-time of the second Test with South Africa.
Jul 31, 21:32
South Africa's Lukhanyo Am celebrates scoring their second try with Faf De Klerk against the Lions on July 31, 2021
Result: South Africa set up series decider with Lions after second Test victory
Unlike in the first Test that was lost 22-17, the 'Bomb Squad' had the desired impact from the bench for South Africa.
Jul 31, 20:02
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Bongi Mbonambi warns against underestimating South Africa
South Africa have not played a Test match since their World Cup win in 2019.
Jul 20, 16:17
Siya Kolisi pictured on October 27, 2019
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi passed fit for Lions encounter
The flanker was one of 14 Springboks to test positive for coronavirus.
Jul 20, 13:54
South Africa's Bryan Habana lifts the World Cup in 2007
Bryan Habana: 'Powerful back stories will spur on Springboks'
Ex-Boks winger Bryan Habana lifted the lid on the deep-rooted backgrounds that underpin this summer's hosts.
Jun 24, 18:12
England head coach Eddie Jones walks with his runner up medal after the match on November 2, 2019
Eddie Jones coy on England future after World Cup final defeat
South Africa dominated the showpiece.
Nov 2, 13:13
South Africa's Handre Pollard kicks at goal on October 27, 2019
Rugby World Cup: The 2019 tournament in numbers
South Africa fly-half Handre Pollard was the tournament's leading points scorer with 69.
Nov 2, 13:07
New Zealand perform the haka before the start of the match against England in October 2019
Rugby World Cup: The 2019 tournament in numbers
Japan boast the tournament's top points-scorer, while the leading tackler is a Welshman.
Oct 31, 13:22
South Africa's Faf de Klerk scores their second try against Japan on October 20, 2019
Result: South African strength sends valiant hosts Japan out of World Cup
The Brave Blossoms are out of the tournament.
Oct 20, 13:39
South Africa's Cheslin Kolbe celebrates scoring their first try against Italy on October 4, 2019
Result: Two-try Cheslin Kolbe helps South Africa cruise past 14-man Italy
South Africa ran in seven tries to all but ensure their place in the last eight.
Oct 4, 13:44
Scott Barrett crosses for New Zealand on September 21, 2019
Result: New Zealand claim hard-fought victory over South Africa
Beauden Barrett inspired the All Blacks to victory from full-back.
Sep 21, 13:34

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ChinaChina24141351
United StatesUnited States20231659
JapanJapan175931
AustraliaAustralia1431431
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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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