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The brother and manager of Tunisian tennis star MALEK JAZIRI on Monday slammed as “shocking” the political pressure to boycott a match with Israel’s AMIR WEINTRAUB "from the authorities back home." Jaziri said the decision was “shocking, because it brings politics into sport. ... We are totally against that. And Malek is the first victim, because tennis is his career, his bread-winner" (AFP, 10/15). ... Japan head rugby coach EDDIE JONES will "be hospitalized indefinitely to undergo tests after showing symptoms of a stroke." Sources said that "he is conscious, speaking and upbeat, but there was no timetable on when he would be released from the hospital" (KYODO, 10/16).