20 May 2009

8am sports heads

3:08 pm on 20 May 2009

An expansion to a Super 15 rugby competition has been confirmed for 2011 and it will feature more local derbies under a compromise plan unveiled by the SANZAR partners.

Under the agreed proposal, which still has to be approved by broadcasters next month, the 15 teams will be split into three conferences, one in each country.

World swimming's ruling body FINA has rejected 10 swimsuits, including some of those made from polyurethane to aid buoyancy and recently used in setting new world records.

An injunction sought by Ferrari to prevent Formula One's governing body from introducing a budget cap next season will be decided tonight by a French court.