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Michael Cheika facing World Rugby investigation for conduct during England v Australia
• Governing body looking into coach’s post-match comments at Twickenham
• Cheika is expected to discover his fate on Tuesday

Michael Cheika’s conduct during Australia’s 30-6 defeat by England at Twickenham has been referred for investigation by World Rugby.

The Wallabies head coach was infuriated by a number of refereeing decisions and when a Michael Hooper try was disallowed in the first half, he appeared to mouth “fucking genius” in reference to the decision made by referee Ben O’Keeffe.

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Eurotunnel renamed Getlink in preparation for post-Brexit era

Company says rebrand to ‘very Anglo-Saxon’ name is needed because it owns businesses beyond the Channel Tunnel

Eurotunnel is preparing for the post-Brexit era with a corporate rebrand, with the company being renamed Getlink.

The French company, which operates the Channel Tunnel, has chosen the admirably Anglo-Saxon name to “mark the group’s passage into an exciting new era for mobility infrastructures”.

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Ramin Gray of Actors Touring Company faces harassment allegations

Eight women describe alleged cases of historic harassment against director who called for search for ‘Weinstein of British theatre’

A leading director who called for a search for “the Weinstein of British theatre” is facing allegations of harassment from eight women.

Ramin Gray, the artistic director of Actors Touring Company (ATC), gave an interview to theatre writer Carl Woodward to mark the company’s 40th anniversary. After Gray said that “the search for who is the Weinstein of British theatre is an honourable search”, Woodward said that he was contacted by the women, who described alleged cases of historic harassment.

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Gordon Elliott’s Outlander joins Sizing John in Irish raid on Betfair Chase

• Elliott says £1m big-race hat-trick offer plays no part in Haydock decision
• Jessica Harrington: ‘Sizing John’s as ready as we can get without having a race’

Outlander has become the second Irish-trained horse to be committed to Saturday’s Betfair Chase but the Jockey Club’s £1m lure apparently played no part in the decision. “No, I don’t care about the million, to be honest,” said his trainer, Gordon Elliott, at his stables here in Ireland. “I won’t be getting it.”

The £1m is on offer to any horse who wins the Betfair, the King George on Boxing Day and the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March, a hat-trick that Kauto Star pulled off a decade ago. But Elliott denied having been told to go in pursuit of the pot by Outlander’s owner, who has famously made a fortune through his association with a budget airline. “I don’t think the million would interest Michael O’Leary too much,” Elliott said, wryly.

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Terry Glenn, former Patriots and Cowboys receiver, dies aged 43
  • Glenn caught Tom Brady’s first ever NFL touchdown pass
  • Wide receiver also played for Green Bay Packers during career

Terry Glenn, the wide receiver who caught Tom Brady’s first ever touchdown pass, has died at the age of 43. According to the Dallas County medical examiner’s office Glenn was killed in a “suspected motor vehicle accident” in the early hours of Monday morning.

Glenn was the seventh overall pick in the 1996 NFL draft after a brilliant final year of college football at Ohio State. He played six seasons for the Patriots before joining the Green Bay Packers in 2002, and spent the final years of his career with the Cowboys before retiring in 2007.

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