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Sharks' supplement fines, bans upheld

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Australia's crisis-hit National Rugby League team Cronulla Sharks Wednesday failed in a bid to overturn a Aus$1 million (US$895,000) fine and coach Shane Flanagan's 12-month suspension over a supplements scandal. 

File photo of a Rugby League ball, taken 14 October 2007

After considering written submissions and other evidence, NRL chief Dave Smith confirmed the club breached the Code of Conduct in relation to its supplements programme during 2011.

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