The Crusaders scored four unanswered tries in the second half to outclass the Sharks 38-6 and book their place in the Super Rugby final.
The Crusaders beat the Highlanders 34-8 to win the New Zealand conference in Super Rugby.
Orica-GreenEDGE rider Daryl Impey of South Africa has been omitted from the team's Tour de France line-up after failing a doping test.
France has gone back on its plan to teach pupils about gender equality amid protests from the country's conservative right and religious groups.
A UK court has denied two men the right to die as a French court acquits a doctor for lethal injections and another orders a comatose man kept alive.
The wave of deadly attacks by extremist groups has prompted officials to urge citizens to watch the World Cup from "the comfort of their homes".
Franz Beckenbauer has told Fifa he will answer the questions put to him as part of a corruption investigation by June 27 at the latest.
England and South Africa will meet in the final of rugby's under-20 World Cup after winning contrasting semifinals.
Spain's press have pulled apart the side they've eulogised for six years, with commentators asking if the Dutch trouncing heralds the end of an era.
New Zealand scored three second-half tries to beat England 28-27 in the second rugby Test for a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match series.