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England stars Thomas Ince and Steven Caulker banned in racism row… and Serbia fined 65k (15k less than Nicolas Bendtner got for showing his pants)

England stars Ince and Caulker banned by UEFA after racism row… and Serbia fined 65k (15k less than Bendtner got for showing his pants)

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UPDATED:

17:49 GMT, 13 December 2012

Steven Caulker has been banned for two matches and Thomas Ince for one for their behaviour at the end of England Under-21's European Championship qualifier against Serbia in October.

Proceedings against the Football Association have been dismissed.

Serbia's Under-21s have been ordered to play their next match behind closed doors and the Serbian Football Association fined 80,000 euros (65,000) following the 'improper conduct of their supporters' during and at the end of the European Championship qualifier against England in October.

More to follow

Abuse: Danny Rose claims to have been subjected to monkey chants

Abuse: Danny Rose claimed to have been subjected to monkey chants

Ugly: The end of England U21's win over Serbia was marred by clashes

Ugly: The end of England U21's win over Serbia was marred by clashes

Deacon Manu will captain Fiji against England

Fiji name Manu as captain for England clash at Twickenham

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UPDATED:

18:47 GMT, 6 November 2012

Scarlets prop Deacon Manu has been confirmed as captain of Fiji for Saturday's QBE international against England at Twickenham.

The 33-year-old, who has 12 caps to his name, led Fiji on their 2010 tour of Europe and in last year's Rugby World Cup.

Skipper: Manu (left) will lead Fiji out against England on Saturday

Skipper: Manu (left) will lead Fiji out against England on Saturday

'Manu has led the team before and has shown good leadership skills,' said Fiji coach Inkike Male.

'With his experience and the respect the boys have in him, I am confident that he has the qualities in him to not only lead the front row, but the whole team.'

Lewis Hamilton on pole for Italian Grand Prix

Hamilton on pole for Italian Grand Prix as McLaren secure front-row lockout

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UPDATED:

13:07 GMT, 8 September 2012

Lewis Hamilton has put a troubled week behind him to claim pole-position for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.

Hamilton's future has been the hot topic of conversation this weekend, but the British ace leads an all-McLaren front row with Jenson Button in second.

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All eyes on Lew: Hamilton is on pole for the Italian Grand Prix

All eyes on Lew: Hamilton is on pole for the Italian Grand Prix

London 2012 Olympics: Stuart Pearce sets fitness deadline for Daniel Sturridge

Pearce sets Brazil friendly deadline for Sturridge to prove Olympics fitness

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UPDATED:

22:08 GMT, 16 July 2012

Stuart Pearce will decide after Friday's friendly against Brazil whether Daniel Sturridge is fit enough to play in the Olympic Games.

The Chelsea striker, 22, joined up with the Team GB squad on Monday after recovering from a bout of viral meningitis.

Team player: Sturridge (front row, first left) is fighting for fitness

Team player: Sturridge (front row, first left) is fighting for fitness

Pearce said: 'The Chelsea people are happy with where he is at the moment but I have to be 100 per cent sure Daniel can see out the tournament.

'We can replace him up until July 25 but the decision will be made shortly after the game to allow any new individual time to bed in.'