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Kenyan rugby sevens duo face gang rape charges

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Two Kenyan rugby sevens players, Frank Wanyama and Alex Olaba, appeared in a Nairobi court on Monday charged with the February gang rape of a female singer. Wanyama, 23, who captained Kenya’s second sevens team to win the Victoria Sevens tournament in Zimbabwe in March, and …

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Politics casts doubt on Kenya’s ‘Safari Sevens’

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s annual ‘Safari Sevens’ rugby tournament is the latest sporting event to be postponed over political uncertainty ahead of a re-run presidential vote. The tournament, which attracts foreign, national and local sides, was due to start next month at the Rugby Football Union of East Africa …

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Germany drinks to Oktoberfest rugby boost, Uganda finishes 10th

Magnificent 7s – Germany drinks to Oktoberfest rugby boost Munich, Germany | AFP |  Australia hammered Olympic champions Fiji 40-7 to win the inaugural ‘Oktoberfest 7s’ in Munich on Saturday as Germany finished fifth in hosting the country’s first major international rugby tournament. A young Australian side brushed past the …

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