Athletes
South Africa won big in a game it had to win, trouncing 14-man Italy 49-3 in Shizuoka to stay in...
Winger Taylor Paris has become the third Canadian to exit the Rugby World Cup due to injury
First of all Australia coach Michael Cheika was confused by the interpretations of the so-called...
Mens

Lomu's legacy looms over NZ-England World Cup semifinal

Oct 21, 2019

One trampling run launched Jonah Lomu to global stardom, ensuring his name would be indelibly linked to a Rugby World Cup semifinal between New Zealand and England

Moment of madness: Senseless red card ruins French RWC hopes

Oct 20, 2019

France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina's sending-off against Wales in the Rugby World Cup will go down as one of the most mindless acts of violence in the 32-year history of the competition

Rugby World Cup knockouts: Wales v France, Japan v S. Africa

Oct 20, 2019

The semifinal lineup at the Rugby World Cup will be completed on Sunday, with Wales playing France in Oita before host nation Japan takes on two-time champion South Africa in Tokyo

A deserving Japan reaches first Rugby World Cup quarterfinal

Oct 13, 2019

Japan got the chance to prove it was a worthy Rugby World Cup quarterfinalist and took it bravely with a 28-21 win over Scotland on Sunday night to bring some joy to a host country reeling from a ferocious typhoon overnight

As Japan braces for typhoon, rugby squad trains in the rain

Oct 12, 2019

While rugby stars here for the World Cup mostly heeded the same warnings as everyone else as Japan braced to be hit by a typhoon tipped to be its worst in six decades, the national team was slogging through shin-deep water at training.

Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup qualifier

Oct 10, 2019

South Korea doesn't know if North Korea will allow a live broadcast of the South's national soccer team playing a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang next Tuesday

Ireland's hopes of topping group still possible

Oct 10, 2019

Ireland still gets a chance to finish top of its Rugby World Cup group after avoiding a Typhoon _ for now

Rugby World Cup cancels 2 games ahead of powerful typhoon

Oct 10, 2019

Rugby World Cup organizers have had to cancel two games scheduled for Saturday because of concerns over the anticipated impact of Typhoon Hagibis

China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police

Oct 9, 2019

China lashes out at Apple over smartphone app that lets Hong Kong protesters report police movements

The Latest: Barnes replaces Raynal as Scotland-Russia ref

Oct 9, 2019

Mathieu Raynal of France is ill and has withdrawn from refereeing the Pool A match between Scotland and Russia in Shizuoka

Womens
Media

Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup...

Oct 10, 2019

South Korea doesn't know if North Korea will allow a live broadcast of the South's national soccer...

China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong...

Oct 9, 2019

China lashes out at Apple over smartphone app that lets Hong Kong protesters report police movements

The Latest: Aussie coach Cheika 'embarrassed' by...

Sep 29, 2019

First of all Australia coach Michael Cheika was confused by the interpretations of the so-called...

Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand's...

May 1, 2019

Netflix and "Crazy Rich Asians" production company agree to make a film about rescue of 12 boys and...

Osaka charms Japan with her manners _ and broken...

Sep 10, 2018

Naomi Osaka's halting Japanese and her manners have eclipsed many questions about her mixed-race...