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The Daily Telegraph - Business - - Sport - 1: Drive to Sur­vive, For­mula

Rugby Union

Eng­land Women’s po­ten­tial Six Na­tions Grand Slamwin­ning fix­ture, against Italy in Parma, has been set for Nov 1. Or­gan­is­ers an­nounced yes­ter­day that the com­pe­ti­tion, halted ear­lier this year be­cause of the coro­n­avirus pan­demic, will re­sume on Oct 25, with Scot­land tak­ing on France in Glas­gow and Ire­land host­ing Italy. Other games on Nov 1 are Wales v Scot­land and France v Ire­land. Italy meet Scot­land in the con­clud­ing match on Nov 6.

Rugby League

Jamie El­lis, the Hull Kingston Rovers half-back, has been cleared of bit­ing. Leeds sec­ond-rower James Don­ald­son brought the com­plaint dur­ing his side’s 48-18 Chal­lenge Cup win over Rovers on Fri­day and ref­eree Liam Moore put the in­ci­dent on re­port. How­ever, the Rugby Foot­ball League’s match re­view panel de­cided El­lis has no case to an­swer. Mean­while, Hull KR winger Ethan Ryan is out for the rest of the sea­son with a bro­ken scaphoid in his wrist.

For­mula One

Lewis Hamil­ton’s maiden shot at match­ing Michael Schu­macher’s vic­tory record will be played out in front of the Net­flix cam­eras this week­end. The mak­ers be­hind the third sea­son of the hit docu-se­ries,

will be granted ac­cess by Mercedes as Hamil­ton chases his 91st ca­reer win at Sun­day’s Rus­sian Grand Prix. Hamil­ton moved to within one of Schu­macher’s all-time tally fol­low­ing his tri­umph at Mugello ear­lier this month.

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