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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

Brooke Henderson hits hole in 1, leads LPGA Shanghai

Oct 18, 2019

Brooke Henderson hit a hole-in-one and shot a tournament record 8-under 64 to take the lead in the second round of the Buick LPGA Shanghai

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