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Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams keen to play sevens at Rio Olympics

Sonny Bill Williams at last year's Rugby World Cup. Photo: AFP

Former All Black Sonny Bill Williams admits the chance to win Olympic gold could tempt him to switch to rugby sevens for the 2016 Rio Games as he weighs up his future in the boxing ring.

Tuesday, 19 February, 2013, 4:49am

Francois Botha claims he was offered A$150,000 to throw boxing bout

Sonny Bill Williams takes a blow from Francois Botha in their fight last week. Photo: EPA

Botha, 44, alleges Sonny Bill Williams' manager, Khoder Nasser, offered him the money in a Brisbane park three days before the World Boxing Association fight, claiming he received a phone call asking to pick him up alone.

14 Feb 2013 - 5:17am

Sonny Bill under fire after shortened boxing bout

New Zealander Sonny Bill Williams (right) strikes South African opponent Francois Botha in Brisbane on Friday. Photo: EPA

Former All Black Sonny Bill Williams’s boxing career plumbed a new depth of farce on Friday when he claimed a controversial victory over a middle-aged South African who had him on the ropes before the bout was cut short by two rounds.

9 Feb 2013 - 8:50pm