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    Strictly star Ugo Monye dedicates first dance to late dad – leaving the audience in awe

    Strictly Come Dancing finally returned to our screens on Saturday night and we were delighted to see a whole host of new dancers lighting up our screens. The third dancer to take to the famous stage was sportsman Ugo Monye. READ: Gordon Ramsay's wife Tana fights back tears as daughter Tilly performs first Strictly dance The sports pundit and former rugby union player was incredible as he rocked the Samba and really put his all into it. However, at the end of the dance, the 38-year-old revealed t

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    Welcome to the United Rugby Championship: Fewer matches, full-strength teams and South Africa giants

    The concept of ‘less is more’ is often touted in professional rugby union as a laudable aim, but one almost always ignored. And yet, while the focus on the glitzy launch of the United Rugby Championship on Friday night will undoubtedly focus on the addition of the four big South African franchises to the old Pro 14, arguably the most striking innovation is the bold decision to cut the number of fixtures to avoid any overlaps with Test matches.

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    Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson first sportsperson to donate brain to new ‘bank’ to combat CTE

    Steve Thompson, England’s rugby union World Cup winning forward, who was diagnosed with early onset dementia last year, has agreed to donate his brain for research after he dies.

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    Princess Anne's royal visit to Paris next month revealed

    The Princess Royal will travel to Paris for a two-day visit in October, Buckingham Palace has announced. As a member of the International Olympic Committee, Anne will meet senior representatives of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, during her trip from October 3 to 4. The princess, 71, who is patron of the Scottish Rugby Union, will also meet those involved in the Rugby World Cup France 2023. READ: Prince Charles recalls fun childhood memories of 'marvellous' Prince Philip WATCH: 8 qu