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Friday, 7 September 2007

News agencies escalate IRU rights dispute

Several of the world's leading news agencies have suspended their coverage of the World Rugby Cup competition about to get underway in France this weekend.

The dispute is about the rights to images and access to venues, teams etc.

AFP, Reuters and AP are all involved.

Read more at the SMH website

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