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Rassie Erasmus pictured in October 2019
Rassie Erasmus and South Africa Rugby summoned to misconduct hearing
The Springboks' director of rugby came out fighting after his side's first Test defeat by the British and Irish Lions.
20:53
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Five Lions players pushing for starts in South Africa series decider
The likes of Liam Williams, Josh Adams and Wyn Jones are options.
15:33
The British and Irish Lions celebrate beating South Africa on July 24, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones: 'We will be a different beast in decider'
The Springboks made it 1-1 in the series with a convincing second-Test victory on Saturday.
Aug 1, 23:44
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Five talking points from the British and Irish Lions' defeat to South Africa
The citing commissioner will be kept busy.
Aug 1, 12:49
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
Rassie Erasmus pictured in October 2019
South Africa duo back Rassie Erasmus's referee claims
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi had his say on the performance of Nic Berry and assistant coach Stick accused the Lions of starting the war of words.
Jul 30, 14:50
The British and Irish Lions celebrate beating South Africa on July 24, 2021
Five talking points ahead of the Lions' second South Africa Test
Victory would give Warren Gatland's men an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Jul 30, 13:03
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Lions not concerned about Rassie Erasmus influence on officials
South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus launched an extraordinary video rant in response to official Nic Berry's first-Test performance.
Jul 30, 10:52
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones sends warning to South Africa
The tourists will be looking to claim an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series in Cape Town this weekend.
Jul 29, 15:59
Rassie Erasmus pictured in October 2019
Rassie Erasmus offers to step back from British and Irish Lions series
South Africa's director of rugby addressed the camera directly for 62 minutes, raising a number of concerns against Warren Gatland's tourists.
Jul 29, 13:18
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland hails Maro Itoje for display against South Africa
Maro Itoje was at his dominant best as the Lions turned a 12-3 half-time deficit on its head to topple the world champions 22-17.
Jul 28, 13:36
British and Irish Lions' Tom Curry celebrates scoring their tenth try against the Sharks on July 10, 2021
"Complete freak" Tom Curry backed to lead Lions charge in second Test
The England flanker starred in the 22-17 win over South Africa first time out.
Jul 27, 22:19
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland calls on Lions to nullify "get-out-of-jail card"
The Lions emerged 22-17 winners from a tense first Test.
Jul 27, 17:09
Finn Russell pictured for Scotland in October 2019
Finn Russell potentially in contention for second South Africa Test
The Scotland star missed the Lions' 22-17 victory over South Africa on Saturday with an Achilles problem.
Jul 26, 12:41
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
The main talking points from first British and Irish Lions Test
The performances of Maro Itoje and Courtney Lawes also caught the eye.
Jul 25, 09:59
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland warns Lions to prepare for South Africa backlash
Warren Gatland's side overcame a nine-point half-time deficit to get off to a winning start.
Jul 24, 21:28
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Lions suffer Alun Wyn Jones injury blow ahead of South Africa Test
The Wales international sustained the problem in training on Thursday and has been replaced by Rory Sutherland.
Jul 24, 14:34
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
South Africa promise to do talking on the pitch against Lions
Assistant coach Mzwandile Stick dismissed Warren Gatland's suggestion that the tourists dented the Springboks' pride in the game with South Africa A.
Jul 24, 08:43
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Lions' Duhan van der Merwe ready for hostile South Africa reception
The 26-year-old wing will line-up for the British and Irish Lions in the first Test on Saturday.
Jul 23, 22:14
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
The big talking points ahead of Lions' clash with South Africa
Only once before have the Lions come back from defeat in the first Test to win the series.
Jul 23, 16:25
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland "mind games" dismissed by South Africa
Head coach Gatland claimed the Lions had already dented the Springboks ego at the set-piece.
Jul 23, 15:32
British and Irish Lions' Robbie Henshaw celebrates scoring a try on June 26, 2021
Robbie Henshaw: 'Lions are massively ready for South Africa'
The Springboks will be playing only their second Test since lifting the 2019 World Cup.
Jul 23, 13:26
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Lions assured over South Africa officials after Warren Gatland fury
Marius Jonker was chosen to replace New Zealand's Brendon Pickerill, who withdraw due to coronavirus-related travel issues.
Jul 23, 10:32
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland 'fumes at South African TMO appointment'
New Zealand's Brendon Pickerill was forced to withdraw due to pandemic-related travel issues.
Jul 22, 21:33
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones relishing chance to take on South Africa
The Wales skipper had been ruled out of the tour four weeks ago after dislocating his shoulder.
Jul 21, 17:55
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Duhan van der Merwe prepared for hostile reception
Van der Duhan Van Der Merwe has edged Josh Adams for the second wing spot alongside Anthony Watson.
Jul 21, 16:44
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland: 'We can take our chances against South Africa'
Alun Wyn Jones will captain a Lions side that contained a few surprises.
Jul 21, 15:22
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones to captain British and Irish Lions in first Test
A dislocated shoulder appeared to have ended the Welshman's tour four weeks ago.
Jul 21, 10:15
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Maro Itoje jokingly asks Alun Wyn Jones for recovery plan
Wyn Alun Wyn Jones has returned from a serious injury.
Jul 20, 22:29
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Lions bring South Africa team announcement forward by 24 hours
Warren Gatland will name his starting XV and bench for the Cape Town Stadium showdown on Wednesday morning.
Jul 20, 19:06
Steve Tandy pictured in 2017
Steve Tandy admits Lions must make "massive decisions" for South Africa Test
The Scot has an Achilles injury.
Jul 19, 13:11
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland facing tough selection decisions for first Test
Warren Gatland has revealed that the composition of the back row and back three will be the biggest topics of discussion.
Jul 18, 15:52
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Five talking points as the British and Irish Lions win their last warm-up match
The Lions thrashed the Stormers in Cape Town.
Jul 18, 15:50
Luke Cowan-Dickie during an England training session on March 5, 2019
Luke Cowan-Dickie hopes he has earned Test spot
The hooker scored a try as he put in an impressive display in the win over the Stormers on Saturday.
Jul 18, 13:18
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Warren Gatland pays tribute to "exceptional" Alun Wyn Jones
Alun Wyn Jones played 27 minutes as a second-half replacement against the Stormers.
Jul 17, 20:49
Rassie Erasmus pictured in October 2019
South Africa boss calls for "clarity" over controversial Owen Farrell tackles
Rassie Erasmus has used social media to hit back at Warren Gatland.
Jul 16, 14:59
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones 'ready to go' for British and Irish Lions
The Wales forward is on the bench for Saturday's clash with the Stormers having rejoined the tour after a dislocated shoulder.
Jul 15, 16:28
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland wants clarification following dangerous tackle
The incident resulted in a yellow card for South Africa's star scrum-half.
Jul 15, 13:39
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland: 'We are bullish despite defeat to South Africa A'
A powerful shadow Springboks squad containing 11 World Cup winners ran out narrow winners in Cape Town.
Jul 14, 22:53
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones returns to British and Irish Lions tour
Alun Wyn Jones sustained the injury against Japan at Conor Murrayfield on June 26.
Jul 14, 13:53

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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