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A former Australian rugby league star, Jarryd Hayne has been found guilty of raping a woman in her Sydney home in 2018.
Hayne had faced trial for the same case three times, with the first ending in a hung jury in 2020 and the second guilty verdict overturned on appeal in 2021.
The 35-year-old has consistently denied he attacked the woman in her bedroom, leaving her with injuries.
Hayne is one of Australia’s rugby league most decorated athletes, and he also had a brief NFL career in the US.
BBC reports Hayne will be sentenced at a later date.
Writing by Chinasa Ossai; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu