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Rugby World Cup game featuring Canadian team cancelled due to Japan typhoon

World Rugby issued a statement saying an evacuation order remained in place in the Kamaishi area and there had been landslides and flooding in the vicinity of the stadium....

Rugby World Cup game featuring Canadian team cancelled due to Japan typhoon

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Japan Typhoon and Rugby World Cup 2019: What happens if England and Scotland fixtures are cancelled? World Rugby will hold an emergency press conference with tournament chiefs to to "provide an update relating to the anticipated impact of Typhoon Hagibis" on Thursday....
18:00, 2019-10-09

Canadian rugby players help typhoon recovery efforts in Japan Canada's players helped the local community in Kamaishi recover from Typhoon Hagibis on Sunday after their final Rugby World Cup match against Namibia was canceled due to the impact of the storm....
13:17, 2019-10-13

Super typhoon approaches Japan, some World Cup rugby canceled A super typhoon bore down on Japan on Thursday forcing the cancellation of two rugby World Cup matches and some transport, and threatening to disrupt Japan's Formula One Grand Prix race this weekend....
00:51, 2019-10-11

Typhoon Hagibis spins Japan's Rugby World Cup into chaos England hotfooted it out of Tokyo today after their match against France on Saturday was one of two to be cancelled as the Rugby World Cup 2019 plunged into chaos over the violent Typhoon Hagibis....
22:17, 2019-10-10

Japan Braces for Typhoon, Canceling Rugby World Cup Games and Flights The cancellations were announced as cities, railways and airlines scrambled to prepare for the incoming storm, which is expected to make landfall over the weekend....
12:34, 2019-10-10

Rugby World Cup: England v France off and Japan v Scotland under threat from Typhoon Hagibis England top Pool C after final match called a 0-0 drawDecision on Scotland’s decisive game delayed until SundayItaly out after match with New Zealand called off England and France will not play in Yokohama on Saturday evening after World Rugby and tournament organisers took the unprecedented step of...
14:17, 2019-10-10

Super Typhoon Hagibis may be strongest to hit Japan in decades, 2 Rugby World Cup games canceled A powerful super typhoon is taking aim at mainland Japan this weekend, threatening to bring torrential rains and strong winds as major sports events and flights have already been canceled Thursday and officials warned of "freak waves" that could strike the coast....
01:51, 2019-10-11

Rugby World Cup: tournament in question as Japan braces for super Typhoon Hagibis – live England v France off due to typhoon’s ‘significant impact’Decision on Scotland v Japan to be made on SundayNew Zealand v Italy also cancelled 4.45am BST We are increasing our commitment to New Zealand readers by offering more stories every day about the key issues in New Zealand. We couldn’t do this...
06:00, 2019-10-10

England vs France match called OFF as Super Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan's Rugby World Cup New Zealand's final group game against Canada is also cancelled Scotland vs Japan on Sunday is threatened as well LIVE | Latest news from the Rugby World Cup...
09:51, 2019-10-10

Typhoon Hagibis Japan: England vs France Rugby World Cup match under threat as tropical storm closes in Fears over the final weekend of Rugby World Cup pool action intensified today as 'super typhoon' Hagibis continued on its course to Tokyo, which has also been struck by earthquakes....
18:00, 2019-10-09

Rugby World Cup: Japan coach Jamie Joseph says team want to play Scotland Japan coach Jamie Joseph says his team are desperate to face Scotland at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday, and believes the Blossoms deserve more respect for their unbeaten campaign so far....
09:51, 2019-10-11

World Cup games cancelled due to typhoon Rugby World Cup organisers have cancelled pool games between England and France as well as New Zealand's match against Italy due to the risk from Typhoon Hagibis....
14:17, 2019-10-10

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan 30-10 Russia in the opening game – as it happened Kotaro Matsushima ran in a hat-trick as Japan kicked off their Rugby World Cup with a 30-10 victory against Russia in Tokyo 2.26pm BST Thank you for reading, not to mention emailing and tweeting, during that entertaining curtain-raiser to the 2019 Rugby World Cup. I will be back for more tomorrow, w...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Eddie Jones says ‘typhoon gods’ smiling on England after game cancelled – video The England head coach said everyone is ‘disappointed’ about the cancellation of their upcoming match against France in the Rugby World Cup, but added that he believed the ‘typhoon gods’ were looking down on the team. He said: ‘We’ve had two relatively easy games, one tough game and then two weeks t...
20:17, 2019-10-10

World Cup typhoon chaos as England, All Blacks games cancelled - Scotland face elimination "Rugby World Cup organisers have cancelled Saturday\u0027s game between England and France as well as New Zealand\u0027s match against Italy due to the risk from Typhoon Hagibis, while Sunday\u0027s key game between hosts Japan and Scotland remains in doubt."...
02:51, 2019-10-11

Australia’s departure for Rugby World Cup delayed by Typhoon Faxai • Japan bracing for record-breaking wind and rain• England are due to fly to Japan on Sunday eveningThe Australian team’s departure for the Rugby World Cup has been delayed after meteorologists warned a typhoon featuring 130-mile-per-hour winds is due to hit the Japanese mainland.The Wallabies were ...
14:00, 2019-09-08

Rugby: Italy out as World Cup games called off for first time due to typhoon Rugby World Cup organisers were forced to call off matches for the first time in the tournament's 32-year history on Thursday - eliminating Italy as a result - saying the risk from Typhoon Hagibis made hosting them an impossibility on safety grounds....
19:51, 2019-10-10

Rugby World Cup group-stage deciders threatened by Super Typhoon Hagibis • Organisers may be forced to cancel England and Scotland games• Games cancelled due to weather count as scoreless drawsEngland and Scotland’s pool deciders this weekend are under threat from one of the most violent super typhoons in recent history, potentially causing chaos for tens of thousands of...
11:00, 2019-10-09

World Cup organizers warn of typhoon approaching Japan World Cup organizers have briefed both France and the United States on "contingency options" for their Pool C match in Fukuoka on Wednesday if the game is affected by Typhoon Mitag, which is developing off the south-west coast of Japan....
13:17, 2019-09-29

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in the north to Kumamoto in the south. Played every f...
03:00, 2019-06-21

Japan 19-12 Ireland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Argentina’s 28-12 win over Tonga a tale of two halvesAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Tom or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 10.59am BST Bevan Jones writes in : Can the Guardian please not refer to Ireland as not taking their opponents seriously... Japan absolutely got t...
12:17, 2019-09-28

Japan 38-19 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the Pool A game in ToyotaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Luke or tweet him with your thoughts 1.46pm BST Japan coach Jamie Jones is smiling ... and why not?"...A physical battle…but the focus is on the next important game v Scotland" Hear from @JRFUR...
15:00, 2019-10-05

The insiders' guide to Japan's Rugby World Cup cities With the Rugby World Cup about to kick off, Olivia Lee asks locals from the nine cities hosting home nations matches for top places to eat and drink, and the must-see sights Continue reading......
22:17, 2019-09-17

Japan 38-19 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Host nation Japan overcame stout resistance from Samoa to secure victory -and a dramatic bonus-point clinching try deep into added time - to take full control of Pool A, and send Samoa home 2.10pm BST Thanks for reading today - hope you enjoyed the coverage - I’ll be back for France v Tonga tomorrow...
17:00, 2019-10-05

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan match to go ahead World Rugby rules crucial game can proceed in wake of typhoonWales v Uruguay and USA v Tonga on, Namibia v Canada offThe under-threat Rugby World Cup pool match between Scotland and Japan is to go ahead as scheduled on Sunday.Tournament organisers have decided it is safe to proceed with the fixture ...
05:34, 2019-10-13

Japan 28-21 Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Scotland are out of the World Cup after being deservedly beaten by a rampant Japan, who will face South Africa in the quarter-finalsRead Robert Kitson’s match report 3.45pm BST 2.08pm BST That’s it for me. Covering a game like that was the most fun I’ve had at work since I got sneakily bladdered wo...
21:00, 2019-10-13

Japan Rugby World Cup: guide to the host cities With the Rugby World Cup about to kick off, we ask locals from the nine cities hosting home nations matches for top places to eat and drink, and the must-see sights Continue reading......
09:00, 2019-09-14

Typhoon Hagibis latest: One dead and millions warned to evacuate as typhoon slams into Japan Millions of people have been warned to evacuate and one person had died as Typhoon Hagibis, the strongest storm to hit Japan in decades, slammed into the country....
08:17, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup 2019: USA team guide The good news? This is the strongest US team ever to go to a World Cup. The bad news? They’ve been handed their toughest ever draw Continue reading......
13:51, 2019-09-15

As 1st Asian host, Japan aiming higher at Rugby World Cup When Jamie Joseph took on the challenge of coaching Japan for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the ex-All Blacks forward knew there was much more at stake than results on the field....
14:34, 2019-09-12

Japan tries to please Rugby World Cup fans with rethink on tattooed bather ban Hot spring resorts consider lifting traditional curbs on displaying body art, which is associated with criminal gangsThousands of hot springs in Japan are rethinking their long-standing ban on tattooed bathers, as the country prepares for the arrival of an estimated 400,000 fans for this autumn’s Ru...
12:34, 2019-07-08

Rugby World Cup pool stage could be hit as cyclone heads for Japan • Tropical storm Faxai expected to become a typhoon• World Cup organisers ready to move games aroundA tropical cyclone heading for Tokyo has brought into focus the potential disruption at the Rugby World Cup with the prospect of cancelled games causing havoc in the pool stage.Tropical Storm Faxai is...
22:00, 2019-09-05

| Japan's bodypaint superfan adds gloss to Rugby World Cup A Japanese rugby superfan is making a splash at this year's Rugby World Cup by having his upper body painted in the colours of all 20 competing teams....
09:17, 2019-09-30

Rugby World Cup: Japan stun Ireland – video highlights Host country Japan surprised Ireland with a 19-12 final score in Shizuoka. The team came from nine points down to win their second match of the Rugby World Cup, with a very realistic chance of reaching the knockout stages. Japan stun Ireland to pull off another famous Rugby World Cup upset Continue ...
17:51, 2019-09-28

Google Doodle Celebrates the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicked off Friday in Tokyo’s Ajinomoto Stadium, and Google has marked the occasion with a Doodle of a scrum. This year marks the first time that the Rugby World Cup, held every four years, has had a host in Asia in the competition’s 32-year history. Kicking off t...
02:34, 2019-09-21

Rugby World Cup: Bonus-point win keeps host Japan on course for quarterfinals Host Japan withstood a resolute challenge from Samoa to secure a crucial bonus-point victory in a 38-19 victory in their Rugby World Cup Pool A match at the City of Toyota Stadium Saturday....
07:00, 2019-10-06

Japan determined not to crash out early at home Rugby World Cup • Hosts face tough opening game against Russia on Friday• England first hosts out at group stage four years agoJapan are determined not to be a World Cup failure like England and fail to qualify for the knockout stage of the tournament they are hosting.The Cherry Blossoms start the ninth World Cup w...
11:17, 2019-09-18

Japan hang on to reach Rugby World Cup last eight and send Scotland out • Hosts dazzle before being made to sweat by Scots’ recovery• Kenki Fukuoka scores two tries as Japan top Pool ASome results deserve to be lit up in neon and this historic victory for Japan was one of them. Never before has any team from Asia reached the quarter-finals of a Rugby World Cup, let alon...
21:00, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan to go ahead but Namibia v Canada off World Rugby rules crucial game can proceed in wake of typhoonWales v Uruguay and USA v Tonga on, Namibia v Canada offThe under-threat Rugby World Cup pool match between Scotland and Japan is to go ahead as scheduled on Sunday. Related: United States v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Continue re...
09:34, 2019-10-13

Rugby: Japan claim Pacific Nations trophy in World Cup boost Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
03:34, 2019-08-11

‘The pressure is on Japan’: Russia seek upset in Rugby World Cup opener • ‘We’ll have enough adrenaline to raise the dead,’ says captain• Friday’s match, in Tokyo, set to be first of 48 sell-outsWhen Japan last played Russia in Tokyo, nine years ago, the attendance was little more than 6,000. On Friday night the Ajinomoto Stadium will be at its 49,970 capacity as the tw...
21:00, 2019-09-19

Rugby World Cup 2019: opening ceremony and Japan v Russia – live! Live updates from the first game and opening ceremonyRugby World Cup 2019: the full scheduleAnd you can get in touch with Luke via email or Twitter 10.30am BST Let’s get straight down to business with our writers’ predictions for the tournament: Related: Rugby World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predi...
11:34, 2019-09-20

Japan overcome dogged Russia to win opening Rugby World Cup match • Japan see off tiring Russia after early shock for World Cup hosts• Matsushima hat-trick seals victory after very shaky startThe first Rugby World Cup ever to be staged in Asia is under way and the host nation have duly delivered the result the tournament organisers needed. First impressions are co...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Japan stun Ireland to pull off another famous Rugby World Cup upset Japan have done it again, this time against the team ranked No 1 in the world just two weeks ago. The hosts came from nine points down to win after playing with a pace and fervour that the humidity and countdown clock could not dim and such was the noise when the final whistle sounded it would have ...
12:17, 2019-09-28

An armchair guide to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan | Barry Glendenning Early-morning kick-offs, a special gizmo in the ITV studio and how to adopt Japanese customs, even while drinkingWhile this year’s Rugby World Cup is being staged in the Land of the Rising Sun, the time difference between Japan and Europe means rugby devotees from the home nations will be forced out...
11:34, 2019-09-20

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks cover up tattoos in Japan to tackle yakuza link With body ink associated with yakuza gangsters, New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup stars are happy to hide their artwork The All Blacks are gamely braving Japan’s humidity and covering up their considerable collection of tattoos as they prepare for their defence of the Rugby World Cup at the weekend.The ...
06:51, 2019-09-18

Japan fans celebrate wildly after stunning Ireland in Rugby World Cup – video Rugby unin fans across Japan celebrated wildly after their side's stunning World Cup win against Ireland. The World Cup hosts beat the No 2-ranked Irish side 19-12 in Shizuoka. Not since Japan's win over South Africa four years ago in Brighton has the sport witnessed such a momentous upset Continue ...
17:51, 2019-09-28

All change for England in second Rugby World Cup game against USA • Four-day gap means chance for those who missed Tonga game• England will have one training session between matchesBen Youngs and Dan Cole are set to join Jonny Wilkinson as England’s third-most capped men’s international players on Thursday, with Eddie Jones poised to shuffle his side for their sec...
23:17, 2019-09-23

Japan vs Russia live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After weeks of warm-up games and debates about squad selections, the Rugby World Cup 2019 is finally here, kicking off with this opening match in Tokyo. We'll give you the low down on how to live stream Japan vs Russia below.The hosts go into the game on something of a high having won the recen...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Japan vs Ireland live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having kicked off the 2019 Rugby World Cup in positive style with a strong win over Russia, the hosts now face a much tougher task against one of the pre-tournament favourites.Ireland also began their campaign well, with a relatively comfortable win over Scotland, and will expect to continue their 1...
12:17, 2019-09-28

Japan vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Will this be the match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup? Both teams will fancy their chances in what looks likely to be a winner-takes-all battle for qualification into the quarter-finals. It looks set to be an enthralling match, and you can watch all the action live and in full in no matter where you ar...
21:00, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup: Japan defeat Scotland, Wales stutter against Uruguay – video highlights Scotland are out of the Rugby World Cup after a stunning 28-21 win by hosts Japan in Yokohama booked a quarter-final against South Africa. Japan were 21-7 up at half-time and the Brave Blossoms sealed a bonus point soon after the break with their fourth try. Scotland fought back, but fell well short...
21:00, 2019-10-13

Japan vs Samoa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere It may be cliched to throw around words like 'fairy tale', but Japan's Rugby World Cup is certainly starting to feel like one. After that remarkable win against hotly tipped Ireland, they now take on a Samoan side fresh from a Scottish spanking. Keep reading to discover how to get a J...
19:00, 2019-10-05

Japan ease past Russia after nervy Rugby World Cup start – video highlights Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat-trick as hosts Japan got their World Cup campaign started with a 30-10 win against Russia.Underdogs Russia took an early lead through Kirill Golosnitskiy, but Matsushima scored twice before the break to put the hosts ahead. Pieter Labuschagne broke through to add anoth...
06:00, 2019-09-21

England name much-changed team for USA Rugby World Cup clash with Joe Cokanasiga handed start England will unleash Joe Cokanasiga at the World Cup for the first time against the USA on Thursday, to provide the ballast lost by the absence of Manu Tuilagi, who is one of 10 players rested....
09:51, 2019-09-24

Japan 19-12 Ireland: Hosts stun Irish with win that tops their Brighton Miracle at 2015 Rugby World Cup Japan shocked the globe for the second time in four years by stunning Ireland 19-12 to light a bomb under Pool A and a fire under their home World Cup....
16:51, 2019-09-28

Rugby World Cup opening ceremony 2019 LIVE: Japan launch RWC with celebration of ancient culture A sold-out Tokyo Stadium will be treated to a celebration of both modern and ancient Japanese culture during the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony this morning....
18:51, 2019-09-20

US rugby team receives support from Patriots' Tom Brady, Nate Ebner before World Cup match New England Patriots star Tom Brady and teammate Nate Ebner showed their support for the United States rugby team before its highly anticipated Rugby World Cup opening match against England on Thursday....
13:51, 2019-09-26

Scotland vs Japan ON: Pool A decider to go ahead with fans advised to arrive early for Rugby World Cup clash The crunch Rugby World Cup clash between hosts Japan and Scotland will go ahead as scheduled this evening in Yokohama following Saturday's lashing of heavy wind and rain from Typhoon Hagibis....
11:17, 2019-10-13

England name strong team for Tonga Rugby World Cup opener as George Ford and Owen Farrell both start Eddie Jones will unleash a powerful and experienced England team – perhaps the strongest available to him – for a "ferocious battle" in their Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga in Sapporo on Sunday....
18:51, 2019-09-20

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
16:34, 2019-06-03

England rugby match off because of typhoon England's World Cup match against France is called off because of Typhoon Hagibis, but Scotland must wait on their crucial game, while Ireland's fixture is set to go ahead....
09:17, 2019-10-10

Rugby Championship 2019 live stream: how to watch every rugby game online from anywhere This year's Rugby Championship looks set to serve as an intriguing precursor to the forthcoming World Cup in Japan, with Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina once again lock horns for bragging rights across the southern hemisphere.The 2019 instalment of the tournament, which has b...
15:00, 2019-07-20

Rugby World Cup fixtures and news LIVE: Billy Vunipola injury latest, Wales team news and more Report: New Zealand warm to the task in 11-try win over Namibia Report: France cling on to book spot in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals Rugby World Cup leading try scorers...
04:34, 2019-10-08

Rugby: England vs. France, New Zealand vs. Italy canceled due to typhoon Rugby World Cup organisers were forced to call off matches for the first time in the tournament's 32-year history on Thursday - eliminating Italy as a result - saying the risk from Typhoon Hagibis made hosting them an impossibility on safety grounds....
08:51, 2019-10-10

Rugby: France look to weather U.S. challenge as typhoon threat fades The threat of a typhoon may be fading over Fukuoka but the winds of change continue to blow through France at the World Cup as they look to build momentum against the United States in their second Pool C encounter on Wednesday....
15:00, 2019-09-30

Canada rugby players help clean-up operation after Typhoon Hagibis – video After Canada's final game of the Rugby World Cup was cancelled due to the damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis, the players took to the streets to lend a helping hand in the clean-up operation. The Canada players were seen shovelling mud, carrying furniture and clearing debris after the storm passed thr...
21:00, 2019-10-13

Scotland vs Samoa rugby live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having both struggled in their opening matches, today's 2019 Rugby World Cup clash between Scotland and Samoa is a chance for both teams to make amends in Kobe City.The last encounter between the two teams saw a 44-38 win for Scotland at Murrayfield in an autumn international back in 2017,...
14:34, 2019-09-30

Argentina vs Tonga rugby live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having agonisingly missed out on what would have been a massive win against France, after Emiliano Boffelli screwed a 79th minute penalty wide, Argentina will be looking to build on an otherwise impressive Rugby World Cup 2019 performance. While they only managed to register three points, Tonga...
12:17, 2019-09-28

Australia vs Wales rugby live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere It's one of the most eagerly awaited Pool matches of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with the recently dethroned world No.1 ranked Wales set to take on two-time winners Australia. The Welsh have named an unchanged team from their 43-14 win over Georgia for today's crucial match, while Austr...
16:51, 2019-09-29

U.S. women's soccer team plans five-game World Cup victory tour The United States women's soccer team will face Ireland in the first match of a five-game USA victory tour after claiming the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup title....
17:34, 2019-07-12

Soccer: Beyond World Cup, U.S. team eyes bigger trophy - support for women's game The U.S. women's national soccer team on Tuesday launch their bid for a fourth World Cup, but beyond lifting the trophy the squad are also aiming for a cultural breakthrough for the game....
19:51, 2019-06-11

2019 FIBA World Cup: Team USA defeats Czech Republic in opening game Despite constant roster movement and revolving lineups, the Team USA men's basketball team rolled to an 88-67 win over the Czech Republic to open play in the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
16:17, 2019-09-02

Typhoon Hagibis tears across Japan Hagibis has slammed into Japan, killing at least four people and triggering landslides and floods. Several people have been reported missing, while millions have been ordered to leave their homes....
04:34, 2019-10-13

How Typhoon Hagibis may affect Japan travel As "violent" Typhoon Hagibis threatens to wreak havoc in Japan, travelers may find themselves having to change plans at the last minute. The typhoon, which is the strongest of the 2019 season thus far, is expected to make landfall in Japan on Saturday....
02:17, 2019-10-11

Typhoon Hagibis affecting Japan travel As "violent" Typhoon Hagibis threatens to wreak havoc in Japan, travelers may find themselves having to change plans at the last minute. The typhoon, which is the strongest of the 2019 season thus far, is expected to make landfall in Japan on Saturday....
14:17, 2019-10-11

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warns of mudslides Rescue crews dig through mudslides and search near swollen rivers for those missing after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan...
07:00, 2019-10-14

Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan hard Hagibis has already caused major disruption to transport services, as well as sporting events in the country. It has been forecast as the worst typhoon to hit Tokyo in six decades....
19:34, 2019-10-12

Japan typhoon traps thousands at the airport A powerful typhoon in Japan has left more than 100 flights canceled, thousands of travelers stranded at the airport, and nearly 1 million households without power....
15:00, 2019-09-09

| Typhoon-hit Japan GP qualifying moved to Sunday The Japanese Grand Prix's entire Saturday track programme, including qualifying, has been cancelled as "violent" Typhoon Hagibis bears down on the Suzuka circuit....
11:17, 2019-10-11

Seven people killed, 15 missing after Japan typhoon: NHK Seven people were killed and 15 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralyzed Tokyo, public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday, flooding rivers and leaving almost half a million homes without power....
07:00, 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis Hits Japan, Killing at Least Nine Typhoon Hagibis passed over Japan, triggering flooding and evacuations in areas near rivers and widespread disruption to transport. At least nine people were confirmed dead and 15 missing as of mid-morning....
10:00, 2019-10-13

Around 80,000 Houses Still Without Power A Week After Japan Typhoon Almost 80,000 homes are still without power a week after a powerful typhoon battered eastern Japan, authorities said Monday, with sustained heavy rain prompting evacuation orders and hampering......
18:51, 2019-09-16

Typhoon Hagibis is moving quickly toward Japan Japan is bracing for a monster storm expected to make landfall in the coming hours. CNN's Ivan Cabrera has the latest forecast ahead of Typhoon Hagibis....
07:51, 2019-10-12

Typhoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in south A powerful typhoon is heading northeast to Japan’s main island of Honshu after lashing parts of the country’s southern islands with heavy rains and winds that caused flooding and some minor injuries...
09:34, 2019-09-22

Japan: Tokyo braces itself for worst typhoon in 60 years Stockpiling and evacuation procedures are underway with winds of up to 216 kilometers per hour forecast. One person is reported to have died before the storm even hit land....
19:34, 2019-10-12

Japan Hit By Typhoon Hagibis, One Of The Worst In 60 Years, Two Dead Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing one even before making landfall and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over "unprecedented"......
18:34, 2019-10-12

Japan's capital braces for what could be worst typhoon in 60 years A powerful typhoon approached Japan on Friday, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, shutting down stores, factories and subway systems and disrupting a Formula One Grand Prix and rugby's World Cup....
14:17, 2019-10-11

Bottas leads Hamilton in Japan as typhoon threatens Valtteri Bottas led Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday before Formula One battened down the hatches and awaited the arrival of typhoon Hagibis....
05:17, 2019-10-12

Japan's Tepco struggles to restore power after typhoon Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it has not been able to restore electricity to about 400,000 homes after outages caused by Typhoon Faxai, while media reported at least two people had died because they had no power....
06:51, 2019-09-11

Typhoon Hagibis Slams Japan, Kills Dozens One of Japan’s worst typhoons in decades brought record-breaking rainfall to broad swaths of the country, killing more than two dozen people and causing breaches in river levees that submerged low-lying areas....
20:34, 2019-10-13

At least 35 people were killed in the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 60 years Carl Court/Getty Images Typhoon Hagibis ravaged Japan's main island of Honshu over the weekend, reportedly killing 35 people and causing widespread devastation of homes and cities. One day after the storm made landfall as a Category 2 storm Saturday, around 376,000 homes were reportedly left withou...
00:00, 2019-10-14

Taiwan and Japan brace for potential super typhoon Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Friday....
20:17, 2019-08-08

Japan Braces for Typhoon Hagibis, With Millions in Its Path Cancellations were announced as cities, railways and airlines scrambled to prepare for the incoming storm, which is expected to make landfall over the weekend....
22:51, 2019-10-10

F1 cancels all Saturday running at Japan GP due to Typhoon Hagibis "Organisers of Japan\u0027s Grand Prix have cancelled all practice and qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday due to the approach of Typhoon Hagibis."...
09:51, 2019-10-11

'Game of Thrones' spinoff featuring Arya Stark isn't happening according to HBO boss Fans holding out for a “Game of Thrones” spinoff for Arya Stark can let those hopes die as HBO’s programming president has officially put the rumors to bed....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Fierce typhoon hits northern Japan after paralyzing Tokyo The most powerful typhoon to hit Tokyo in decades plowed into northern Japan early on Sunday after fierce rain and wind paralyzed the capital, led to four deaths, millions under evacuation warnings, rivers flooded and normally busy streets deserted....
15:51, 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis: millions across Japan told to evacuate homes Tokyo braced for arrival of storm and up to 60cm of rain as flights and trains cancelledMore than 1 million people in Japan have been ordered to leave their homes as Typhoon Hagibis bears down on Tokyo, having already caused power outages, flooding and widespread travel disruption.The storm is 870 m...
18:00, 2019-10-12

Japan's deadly Typhoon Hagibis leaves trail of destruction Typhoon Hagibis weakened to a tropical depression as it continued to move across central Japan on Sunday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 140 injured in its wake....
13:51, 2019-10-13

Tokyo area shuts down as powerful typhoon lashes Japan The Japan Meteorological Agency warned of dangerously heavy rainfall in Tokyo and surrounding regions as a powerful typhoon lashes Japan. A coastal earthquake also rattled the area....
04:34, 2019-10-13

Japan's Tepco struggles to restore power after typhoon as two die -media Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power is struggling to restore power to nearly half a million homes after outages caused by Typhoon Faxai, while at least two people have died because of a lack of electricity, media said on Wednesday....
05:17, 2019-09-11

Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, leaving at least 10 dead Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday night local time, as the country braces for hurricane-force winds that have killed at least 10 people and injured more than 140....
13:51, 2019-10-13

| WATCH: Two dead as 'unprecedented' Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan Powerful Typhoon Hagibis has slammed into Japan, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over "unprecedented" downpours that caused flooding and landslides....
19:00, 2019-10-12

Japan cancels Formula One dates as Typhoon Hagibis nears Organizers cancelled all practice and qualifying sessions for the Formula One Grand Prix car race scheduled for Saturday as a typhoon approaches. Past tragedy won't let them take any chances....
05:51, 2019-10-11

Japan Hit By Typhoon Hagibis, "Unprecedented" Rain, Thousands In Shelters Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing one even before making landfall and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over "unprecedented"......
23:51, 2019-10-12

Japan sends in troops after deadly typhoon floods towns Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history....
17:17, 2019-10-13

Typhoon leaves 100 flights canceled and 1 million without power in Japan A powerful typhoon in Japan has left more than 100 flights canceled, 1 million households without power, and transport disrupted across major cities....
11:00, 2019-09-09

1 dead, dozens missing as Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan One man was killed, four people are missing, 50 people injured and more than six million people were told to evacuate as a powerful typhoon slammed into Japan’s main island of Honshu Saturday. Typhoon Hagibis, which means “speed” in the Philippine language Tagalog, brought the heaviest rain an...
16:00, 2019-10-12

Japan cancels maritime fleet review after typhoon: spokesman Japan has canceled a maritime fleet review planned for Monday, a spokesman for the Maritime Self-Defence Force said, after a fierce typhoon pounded Tokyo and surrounding regions over the weekend, causing flooding and widespread power outages....
07:00, 2019-10-13

Typhoon Hagibis Slams Into Japan, After Landslides, Floods and a Quake The storm made landfall about 7 p.m. Saturday. Many rivers were already at dangerously high levels, and more than a million people have been urged to evacuate....
13:17, 2019-10-12

One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches, over a million advised to evacuate One man died and more than a million in Japan were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years....
07:17, 2019-10-12

| Japan GP organisers say safety 'top priority' as Typhoon Hagibis looms Japanese Grand Prix organisers pledged that the safety of fans and drivers would be their top priority as they monitor a massive typhoon threatening to cause havoc....
08:51, 2019-10-10

Japan Sends In Troops After Typhoon Hagibis Hammers Tokyo, Kills 23 Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed......
22:00, 2019-10-13

Fierce typhoon paralyses Tokyo, causing floods, damage across Japan One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit Tokyo paralyzed the Japanese capital on Saturday, leaving millions confined indoors and streets deserted as fierce rain and wind killed two, flooded rivers and threatened widespread damage....
18:34, 2019-10-12

Powerful Typhoon Faxai Sparks Evacuation Warnings In Japan's Tokyo A powerful typhoon with potentially record winds and rain battered the Tokyo region early Monday, sparking evacuation warnings to tens of thousands, widespread blackouts and transport disruption....
06:00, 2019-09-09

Japan braces for typhoon that could match ferocity of deadly 1958 storm A powerful typhoon is forecast to bring up to 30 inches of rain and damaging winds to the Tokyo area and Japan’s Pacific coast this weekend, and the government is warning residents to stockpile necessities and evacuate....
01:51, 2019-10-12

Japan rescuers wade in muddy waters to find typhoon survivors Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, with rain forecast to resume later in the day....
06:00, 2019-10-14

Japan sends in thousands of troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed 18 people and briefly paralyzed Tokyo....
08:51, 2019-10-13

One killed in Japan as typhoon makes landfall, millions advised to evacuate One man was killed, over 30 people were injured and more than six million people were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years....
14:17, 2019-10-12

At least 1 person dead as the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 60 years makes landfall Kyodo / via REUTERS A man in his forties has died and more than 30 people have been injured as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan. Six million people have been advised to evacuate. The Japanese government warned that the storm could be the strongest to hit Tokyo since 1958. It's already brought recor...
14:51, 2019-10-12

| WATCH | One dead as Typhoon Hagibis prompts emergency warning in Japan Powerful Typhoon Hagibis has claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as Japanese weather authorities issued a top-level emergency rain warning and millions were issued non-compulsory evacuation orders....
13:51, 2019-10-12

One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches capital, millions advised to evacuate One man was killed and more than 3 million people were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years....
14:51, 2019-10-12

Twenty-six dead or missing in Japan after Typhoon Hagibis drenches Tokyo Several rivers burst their banks and landslides buried houses after high winds and record-breaking rains battered the capital and large swaths of central Japan....
12:51, 2019-10-13

Torrential rain causes flooding as Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan – video Japan has been engulfed by heavy rain and strong winds as what is feared to be the worst storm for six decades batters the country and approaches Tokyo. Rivers swelled, boats flipped over and seas were whipped up by Typhoon Hagibis. The storm is expected to hit the capital later on SaturdayTyphoon H...
18:00, 2019-10-12

Typhoon Hagibis floods over 1,000 homes in Japan as the death toll climbs Thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed.        ...
23:00, 2019-10-13

Japan sends in troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo, kills 23 Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed 23 people and briefly paralyzed Tokyo....
15:51, 2019-10-13

Thousands Of Rescue Workers Deployed In Japan As Typhoon Hagibis Kills 35 Tens of thousands of rescuers worked through the pre-dawn hours Monday to reach people trapped by landslides and floods in Japan caused by a powerful typhoon that has killed up to 35, officials and......
01:00, 2019-10-14

"Happy To Assist": PM To Japan, Struck By Typhoon; Navy Sends 2 Warships India has sent two warships to the waters of Japan to help the Asian nation battered by typhoon Hagibis in relief operations, the Indian Navy said on Sunday, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi......
22:34, 2019-10-13

Typhoon death toll in Japan climbs to 42 after storm unleashes widespread flooding Japan dispatched thousands of troops and rescue workers after Typhoon Hagibis tore through Tokyo and large swathes of Japan’s main island of Honshu, bringing record-breaking rains to many areas. ...
10:34, 2019-10-14

UPDATE 5-Japan sends in troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo, kills 23 * Risk of floods remains in low-lying areas (Updates death toll and number of missing and injured, adds new PM and Tepco quotes, paragraphs 1-2, 6-7, 12, 17)...
13:17, 2019-10-13

Japan sends in troops after deadly typhoon floods towns, threatens more damage Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history....
20:34, 2019-10-13

Factbox: By the numbers: Japan's Typhoon Hagibis compared to killer 1958 storm Typhoon Hagibis, which means "speed" in the Philippine language Tagalog and made landfall on Japan's main island of Honshu on Saturday evening, could be the worst storm the country has experienced since 1958, the government said....
09:00, 2019-10-14

Super Typhoon Hagibis may bring widespread damage across Japan, impact 'lucky' day for weddings The strongest storm currently on the planet is roaring across the northwestern Pacific Ocean Wednesday as forecasters warn the super typhoon is taking aim at the Tokyo region by this weekend....
17:17, 2019-10-10

Super Typhoon Hagibis intensifies at one of the fastest rates on record, may impact Japan by weekend An extremely-dangerous storm in the northwestern Pacific Ocean exploded in intensity early Monday morning, ramping up from a tropical storm to a super typhoon with 160 mph in less than a day as forecasters warn the storm may impact Japan by the weekend....
20:17, 2019-10-08

Typhoon Hagibis: death toll rises in Japan as ‘worst storm in 60 years’ roars through Threat of widespread flooding and landslides compounded by earthquake in Chiba prefectureAt least seven people have been killed and 15 left missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under evacuation warning before it ploughe...
05:34, 2019-10-13

Rugby: Across the world cyclists begin final leg to deliver World Cup whistle After travelling almost 20,000 km (12,500 miles) across 27 countries since leaving London's Twickenham Stadium 223 days ago, intrepid cyclists Ron Rutland and James Owens have arrived in Japan and are just a week away from completing their mission....
14:51, 2019-09-13

Rugby- Across the world cyclists begin final leg to deliver World Cup whistle After travelling almost 20,000 km (12,500 miles) across 27 countries since leaving London's Twickenham Stadium 223 days ago, intrepid cyclists Ron Rutland and James Owens have arrived in Japan and are just a week away from completing their mission....
21:17, 2019-09-13

Typhoon death toll in Japan climbs to 35, with 17 people missing, after storm unleashes widespread flooding Japan dispatched thousands of troops and rescue workers after Typhoon Hagibis tore through Tokyo and large swathes of Japan’s main island of Honshu, bringing record-breaking rains to many areas. ...
01:00, 2019-10-14

Typhoon Hagibis: Desperate rescue mission launched for those stranded by floods as death toll rises in Japan Japan's military is aiding a desperate rescue mission to save stranded residents affected by Typhoon Hagibis, which has claimed at least 30 lives so far....
20:00, 2019-10-13

World Cup referees will not ‘lay down a marker’ with reds, says World Rugby • Tournament organisers play down fears of flurry of cards• Weather threatens Scotland v Ireland opener in YokohamaWorld Cup organisers have insisted officials will not be looking to “lay down a marker” over high tackles in the next seven weeks by flourishing red cards with abandon, as some players ...
18:51, 2019-09-16

Samoa's tattooed rugby players to cover up at times in Japan Samoan rugby players will wear skin suits to cover their traditional tattoos during some training sessions at the World Cup in order not to offend their Japanese hosts....
18:51, 2019-09-18

High fives and Guinness as Japan celebrates latest rugby shock Delight as host nation’s win over Ireland lights up the World CupIn the end, as ecstatic Japanese rugby fans celebrated their team’s first victory over Ireland on Saturday, it was left to a retired warrior from the losing side to offer a sense of perspective.“This tournament needed a second-tier nat...
00:51, 2019-09-29

Wallaroos thrash Japan to secure comfortable rugby Test series win Australia beat Japan 46-3 at North Sydney OvalCaptain and No 8 Grace Hamilton scores hat-trick Australia completed a predictable series sweep of Japan, winning the second and final rugby Test by an emphatic margin in Sydney. The Wallaroos backed up their 34-5 victory in Newcastle last weekend by not...
02:51, 2019-07-20

Rugby: Octopuses predict Japan will beat Ireland but not reach knockouts Two octopuses in Obira, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, have predicted the hosts of the Rugby World Cup will not progress from their pool when the tournament begins later this month....
14:51, 2019-09-13

History makers: the origins of Japan’s 150-year love affair with rugby Japan has been enjoying rugby long before the World Cup arrives on its shores but its history is blurred by urban mythsOn 31 March 2016, an urgent call went out from the president of the rugby section of the Yokohama Country & Athletic Club. The guest speaker at a gala dinner at the club planned for...
16:34, 2019-09-14

Scottish Rugby boss calls for 24-hour delay to Japan match – video Scottish Rugby chief executive Mark Dodson has asked World Rugby to postpone the pivotal Pool A encounter against host nation Japan by 24 hours rather than risk cancelling it because of the approaching typhoon Hagibis. Scotland need to beat Japan to qualify for the quarter-finals: if the match is ca...
22:17, 2019-10-11

Efficient hosts Japan relish tackling rugby's biggest tournament The kilometre-long queue outside the Kitakyushu Stadium on Monday afternoon told you all you needed to know about how Japan will embrace this World Cup....
22:00, 2019-09-19

McLaren F1 team identifies cause of Norris's Canadian GP breakage The McLaren Formula 1 team has now confirmed that overheating brakes set in motion a chain of events that led to Lando Norris's unusual Canadian Grand Prix suspension breakage...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Rugby: Canada's Ardron, Olmstead face familiar foes in NZ team Canada captain Tyler Ardron and lock Evan Olmstead will have some familiar faces to run into when their team face the All Blacks in their World Cup Pool B match in Oita on Saturday....
15:00, 2019-09-30

Typhoon Hagibis path update LIVE: Latest news from Japan as earthquake hits country before huge storm makes landfall More than three million people in Japan have been warned to evacuate as Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on Saturday, minutes after a 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the country....
08:17, 2019-10-13

Renault F1 boss: Hulkenberg "upset" by Canadian GP team orders Renault Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg was left "a bit upset" after the team ordered him to stay behind Daniel Ricciardo in the Canadian Grand Prix, says Cyril Abiteboul...
00:00, 2019-06-10

Israel Folau set to return to rugby league with Tonga's national team – reports The former Wallaby, who was sacked over Instagram post that claimed gay people would go to hell, has reportedly been registered to play for TongaIsrael Folau appears set for a stunning return to rugby league after reportedly being registered to play for Tonga in their two Test matches later this yea...
14:17, 2019-09-23

Typhoon forces cancellation of key World Cup games Two Rugby World Cup matches scheduled for Saturday have been canceled on safety grounds as Super Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan, tournament organizers announced at a press conference on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-10-10

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Australia star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with defending champions Australia....
02:51, 2019-05-25

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Sri Lanka star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's Sri Lanka....
11:17, 2019-05-27

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: India star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with the strongly-fancied India....
12:51, 2019-05-25

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: New Zealand star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's New Zealand....
16:00, 2019-05-26

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Pakistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the 2017 Champions Trophy winners, Pakistan....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Bangladesh star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's a Bangladesh side with a history of causing World Cup upsets....
12:51, 2019-05-25

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Afghanistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's outsiders Afghanistan....
02:51, 2019-05-25

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: England star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, starting with the host nation, England....
08:51, 2019-05-23

Super Typhoon Hagibis: could new tech turn Japan’s super storms into 50 years of power? Japan is bracing itself for a super typhoon this weekend that some are calling the most powerful storm in the world. It’s causing havoc at the Rugby World Cup and Japanese Grand Prix despite not yet making land.A coming violent typhoon is a time for fear and anxiety, but from next year an eve...
20:17, 2019-10-11

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: West Indies star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the first ever winners, the West Indies....
11:17, 2019-05-27

RCMP dive team ends river search for fugitive Canadian teens Five underwater dive team members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police completed their search of a Manitoba river for signs of two fugitive teens suspected in the deaths of three people, authorities said....
10:34, 2019-08-06

Scotland coach keeps faith as typhoon threatens World Cup chances Scotland faces a premature exit from the Rugby World Cup. Anything other than victory against host Japan in Yokohama Sunday will see the Scots eliminated before the knockout stages....
10:51, 2019-10-11

Typhoon Hagibis threatens Ireland's key World Cup date with Samoa World Rugby could move venue for game to go aheadAny cancelled games due to weather are scoreless drawsAndy Farrell believes World Rugby are as keen as Ireland to see Saturday’s final Pool A clash with Samoa completed, despite the threat of Typhoon Hagibis.World Rugby is monitoring the new typhoon t...
17:00, 2019-10-07

Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game An NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like the CFL, NFL and NBA....
08:00, 2019-06-08

Scotland seeks legal advice as typhoon threatens World Cup progress Scottish rugby officials have sought legal advice on whether its crucial Rugby World Cup clash with host Japan can be canceled because of the threat of Typhoon Hagibis....
13:51, 2019-10-11

Canadian police sending 'highly trained' dive team to search for fugitive murder suspects Authorities in Canada are deploying a specialized dive team to search a section of river in a remote and rugged part of northern Manitoba as they continue the hunt for two young men suspected in the killings of three people that's spawned a nationwide search. ...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Toronto Raptors’ Game 6 broke Canadian TV records Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA record average audience of 7.7 million viewers watched the Raptors win the NBA title in Game 6 of the Finals on Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors....
02:17, 2019-06-15

Typhoon leaves England stranded at airport amid World Cup travel chaos Squad delayed for five hours at Tokyo international airport‘We are excited to arrive in Japan,’ says head coach Eddie JonesEngland’s World Cup quest got off to an inauspicious start amid the chaotic fallout from Typhoon Faxai, with the squad stranded at Narita International Airport for five hours. R...
17:34, 2019-09-09

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Related: 'We were attracted by the aggression': how ru...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Gatland on Wales's win over Fiji: 'A tough, physical, great game of rugby' – video 'It was a tough, physical, great game of rugby,' said Warren Gatland, Wales head coach, as his team beat Fiji 29-17 in Oita. The captain Alun Wyn Jones admitted this was a difficult match: 'We did the job today but we've got plenty to work on coming out of this game.'Wales will face Uruguay in their...
01:51, 2019-10-10

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan’s navy, The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, h...
23:00, 2019-05-28

| Springboks are Rugby World Cup contenders - White South Africa are Rugby World Cup contenders and their opening match against the All Blacks won’t matter when the tournament reaches its conclusion, says Jake White....
10:34, 2019-08-01

Rugby World Cup 2019: France 33-9 USA – as it happened France were just three points ahead with 20 minutes to go after an inconsistent, ill-disciplined display but found another gear to seal a bonus-point win 11.03am BST Time to sign off now, so I’ll leave you with Andy Bull’s match report from Fukuoka. Related: France stay on track for quarter-finals w...
15:00, 2019-10-02

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new generation....
19:51, 2019-05-21

Argentina v USA: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the Pool C game in KumagayaHow they stand: World Cup fixtures, tables and resultsEmail Lee with your thoughts or tweet him here 7.21am BST 66 mins. USA have a decent, if short, period of possession around halfway, but it comes to little. It’s all frantic and the teams r...
08:34, 2019-10-09

USA 19-31 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Tonga score a fourth try late on to secure a bonus point victoryAll the latest fixtures, tables and results 9.26am BST USA’s unenviable run of World Cup loses continues - making it ten in a row across the last three tournaments. It’s a statistic that in no way does justice to the effort shown by the...
21:00, 2019-10-13

England v USA: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup updates from the game in KobeLatest tables, fixtures and results from Japan 2019And you can mail Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 11.04am BST A bit more pre-match reading: Related: Playing Billy Vunipola against USA is not a risk, insists Eddie Jones Related: USA coach refuses to bite ...
12:17, 2019-09-26

Rugby World Cup referees admit they have not been good enough World Rugby statement follows several high-profile incidents‘Performances were not consistently of the standards set’Match officials at the Rugby World Cup have shown themselves a yellow card after reviewing the opening round of matches.Referees, touch judges and television match officials met with ...
23:17, 2019-09-24

Argentina sign off from Rugby World Cup with convincing win over US South Americans score seven tries in 47-17 winArgentina finish third after defeats to France and EnglandArgentina ended a disappointing World Cup campaign on a high as they ran in seven tries to hammer the United States 47-17 with a sometimes scintillating display in their final Pool C game. The Pum...
09:34, 2019-10-09

Rugby World Cup 2019: France v USA – live! Updates from the Pool C game, 8.45am BST kick-offRugby World Cup fixtures, results and tablesGet in touch! Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 9.59am BST 50 mins: France 12-6 USA France really should have scored here. Sofiane Guitoune relocates the USA’s soft centre and swings a high pass towards Rak...
11:00, 2019-10-02

Lakers' LeBron James on Team USA's seventh-place World Cup finish: 'The rest of the world is better' Lakers' LeBron James and Anthony Davis say that Team USA's seventh-place finish isn't as simple as who chose not to go to FIBA World Cup.       ...
02:17, 2019-09-29

Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand 63-0 Canada – as it happened New Zealand scored nine tries and came close to a few more in a vicious thwacking of an outclassed Canada 1.38pm BST And with that, I’ll be off to to attack my lunch with the same kind of remorseless appetite with which the All Blacks just savaged Canada. Bye! 1.34pm BST Here’s a match report from P...
15:00, 2019-10-02

| Rassie names Springbok Rugby World Cup squad A Springbok squad led by Siya Kolisi and combining youth with gnarled experience has been confirmed to launch South Africa’s assault on the 2019 Rugby World Cup title....
19:17, 2019-08-26

Wales 43-14 Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wales flew out of the blocks and secured a first-half bonus point before their opponents rallied superbly to draw the second half 14-14 2.05pm BST Related: Wales’ first-half blitz ensures victory over Georgia in Rugby World Cup 1.48pm BST And that’s all from me. Thank you for reading, emailing and...
21:51, 2019-09-23

Australia v Wales: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool D game in KamaishiAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 10.13am BST Matthew Dony writes in:Lovely shot of Nicky Wire in the crowd reacting to that drop goal. He’s already writing lyrics about it... 10.12am BST 52 min: Genia looks...
11:17, 2019-09-29

Ireland 47-5 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened All the minute by minute updates from Ireland’s convincing win over Samoa in their final Pool B game 2.07pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your company and your emails. Hopefully will speak to you all again tomorrow for the Japan vs Scotland game. 2.06pm BST Here’s the match report for you all to...
19:34, 2019-10-12

Australia 25-29 Wales: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wales held a 23-8 lead at half-time but Australia rallied in the second half and just fell short, earning a losing pointRead Robert Kitson’s match reportOliver Trenchard: Genia and Foley wilt in Wales defeatPaul Rees: Biggar and Patchell get the drop on Australia 2.22pm BST Related: Wales’ Biggar a...
15:51, 2019-09-29

Wales 29-17 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wales saw off Fiji in a fascinating, attritional battle but have several injury concerns ahead of their match against UruguayRead Paul Rees’s match report from the Oita Stadium How they stand: tables, fixtures and results 1.52pm BST Just before we sign off … Related: Rugby World Cup matches at risk ...
15:51, 2019-10-09

Georgia 33-7 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Georgia put a halt to Uruguay’s hopes of two Rugby World Cup wins with a convincing victory. 8.51am BST That’s it from me, let’s all go and take in Wales vs Australia. Cheers. 8.50am BST here’s the full match report for your perusal Related: Georgia trounce Uruguay to kickstart Rugby World Cup campa...
15:51, 2019-09-29

All Blacks thrash Tonga in Rugby World Cup warm-up New Zealand score 14 tries in 92-7 rout of TongaAll Blacks open Cup campaign against ProteasRookie winger George Bridge scored four tries as the All Blacks completed their Rugby World Cup preparations with a 92-7 thrashing of Tonga at Waikato Stadium on Saturday.The All Blacks ran in 14 tries, inclu...
15:00, 2019-09-07

France 23-21 Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened France survive late Pumas revival to edge pool C openerAustralia overcome Fiji fright | New Zealand v South Africa! 10.33am BST Where to even begin with that game of rugby. As Jekyll and Hyde a performance from the French as you’re ever likely to see (at least until the next time). Both sides starte...
14:34, 2019-09-21

Fiji v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool D game in Kamaishi Any thoughts? Email or tweet @bloodandmudScott Fardy on rugby in tsunami-hit Kamaishi 7.32am BST 52 mins. Oh that’s frustrating. Uruguay win the scrum comfortably and have a cracking position to attack from in middle of field, they work it right and force it ...
08:34, 2019-09-25

A raccoon cafe and the Rugby World Cup: Monday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world, including the Emmy awards, the Milky Way and Corbyn in a wicker car at the Labour party conference Continue reading......
18:17, 2019-09-23

Italy v Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the Pool B clash in HanazonoPool B: New Zealand stand firm in heavyweight thrillerSend your thoughts to Geoff on email or on Twitter 7.47am BST Stevens feeds and clears. Loubser receives, dishes wide, and JC Greyling is over on the left! Between three defenders! Lovely run.Cliven L...
09:00, 2019-09-22

Australia v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool D game in OitaAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Richard or tweet him with your thoughts on the match 5.16pm BST Australia v Uruguay. One of the iconic battles. If we’re talking football c. 2005 that is.When it comes to the Gilbert, though, these two sides boa...
06:34, 2019-10-05

Wales 13-6 England: Rugby World Cup warmup – as it happened Minute-by-minute report: George North’s try made the difference as Wales won in Cardiff 4.46pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your company. 4.46pm BST Paul Rees’s full match report from Cardiff is here Related: George North try helps Wales bounce back with home win against England Continue rea...
22:51, 2019-08-17

Georgia 10-45 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Fiji finally found their feet with a dominant victory as their jet-heeled backs tore their Pool D rivals apart in a seven-try routRugby World Cup 2019: fixtures, tables and results 8.47am BST And here’s the match report: Related: Semi Radradra stars as Fiji find their feet at Rugby World Cup to thra...
18:00, 2019-10-03

Ireland 35-0 Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Ireland got the bonus-point win they needed to stay on course for the quarter-finals but were made to work hard by a determined Russian side in difficult conditions 1.32pm BST That’s all from me - I’ll leave you with Andy Bull’s report from Kobe. Thanks for joining me. Cheerio. Related: Ireland get ...
18:00, 2019-10-03

Italy 48-7 Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened The Azzuri ran in seven tries as they outclassed Canada, who paid the price for missed first-half chances in Fukuoka 11.03am BST Here’s our report from a lively encounter in Fukuoka. Thanks for reading along, and be sure to join Simon Burnton for England v USA. For now, it’s arrivederci. Related: Ma...
12:17, 2019-09-26

Ireland 27-3 Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Ireland overpowered Six Nations rivals Scotland with an impressively powerful and precise display in a crunch Pool A encounter in Yokohama 11.22am BST That’s all from me today. Thanks for reading, and thanks for the emails and tweets. I am on Wales v Georgia duty tomorrow, so see you then. Bye! 11.2...
14:00, 2019-09-22

Argentina v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Follow all the action from Higashiosaka CityAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 7.00am BST 48 mins. Argentina are back in the Tonga half, carrying through phases. They have an entirely new front row on: Creevy, Vivas and Medrano, repl...
08:17, 2019-09-28

Wales v Georgia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the grand slam winners’ openerGatland looks to restore order after whirlwind weekEmail your thoughts to Luke or tweet him here 1.03pm BST 73 min: Georgia are on the attack again. And they are winning the second half 14-7. Milton Haig, their Kiwi coach, looked thrilled by that last ...
14:17, 2019-09-23

Ben Te'o left out of England Rugby World Cup squad – as it happened Uncapped Ruaridh McConnochie is in, alongside Willi Heinz, Jack Singleton and Lewis Ludlam, but Brad Shields is among those omittedBen Te’o omitted from England’s 31-man World Cup squad 1.54pm BST Before I sign off, a quick reminder of Jones’s picks … Related: Ben Te’o omitted from England’s 31-man ...
01:51, 2019-08-13

England 39-10 Argentina: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Up against 14 men for over an hour, England ran in six tries to secure their place in the knockout stages Read Rob Kitson’s match report from the Tokyo Stadium All the fixtures, tables and results from Japan 11.34am BST Robert Kitson was in the Tokyo Stadium to see England score six tries en route t...
15:00, 2019-10-05

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
13:51, 2019-08-21

Italy 47-22 Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Namibia went over for the first try in Higashiosaka but Italy rallied to score seven in reply to secure a bonus-point victory in Pool BRead our match report 8.33am BST And here’s the first try for Namibia, one that’s worth watching a few times.They’re bottom of the group though, and for the time bei...
11:34, 2019-09-22

Fiji 27-30 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Minute-by-minute report: All the action as it happened as Uruguay defeat Fiji in an historic day for South American rugby. 8.35am BST Well, that’s it from me; what a game and what a result. I’m off to lie face down somewhere to try and process it all. Thanks for your company. 8.33am BST Here is th...
18:00, 2019-09-25

Wales 17-22 Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – as it happened Jacob Stockdale scored two first-half tries for resurgent Ireland as they spoiled Warren Gatland’s Cardiff send-off 4.48pm BST Thanks for following today’s action. It will be very interesting to see how the teams fare against each other next weekend, doubtless with plenty more familar names being se...
19:17, 2019-08-31

England v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from England’s opener against Tonga in SapporoTearful, nervous, excited: Jones emotional on eve of kick-offOwen Farrell interview: ‘I try to take the emotion out of it’Get in touch with Lee via email or on Twitter 9.05am BST Liveblogging loves company so get in touch via email or on Twi...
11:34, 2019-09-22

Ireland v Scotland: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the Pool A showdown in Yokohama Scotland’s Duncan Taylor aims to upset Ireland after injury woeYou can email your thoughts to Luke or tweet him here 10.19am BST 59 min: Ireland are on the march again, with a cute little no-look pass by Chris Farrell, but it comes to nothing and Sco...
11:34, 2019-09-22

Rugby World Cup: Wales Open Campaign With Six-Try Win Over Georgia Rugby World Cup: Four slick first-half tries from Jonathan Davies, Justin Tipuric, Josh Adams and Liam Williams ensured the bonus point for Wales vs Georgia....
15:51, 2019-09-23

Wales 35-13 Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Wales stuttered in the face of a magnificent display by underdogs Uruguay but eventually secured the victory that guaranteed top spot in Pool DRead Gerard Meagher’s match report 3.46pm BST 11.45am BST That is all from me today. Well done again to Uruguay, a wonderful effort, and sort-of well done t...
21:00, 2019-10-13

Wallabies v Samoa: Rugby World Cup warm-up – as it happened Australia win their final pre-World Cup hit-out, injury-freeAll Blacks thrash Tonga in warm-up 12.52pm BST Michael Cheika was asked at half-time what he thought of the performance, and he cut a pretty contented figure. On the basis of the first 40 minutes, you’d say he had every right to.A less than...
15:00, 2019-09-07

France 23-21 Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened France were made to battle for victory against a spirited, physical Tonga outfit in this bruising Pool C encounter - but eventually squeezed home by two points to seal a quarter-final spot 11.20am BST Thanks for reading today, thanks for the emails, and as the France and Tonga players might tell eac...
14:00, 2019-10-06

Wales v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Rugby World Cup pdates from the Pool D match in OitaHow they stand: tables, fixtures and resultsAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 10.29am BST 10.27am BST Continue reading......
11:34, 2019-10-09

Scotland 34-0 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Scotland got the bonus-point win they so badly needed to get their World Cup campaign back on track on Kobe 1.51pm BST Right then, that’ll be me. It’s been a blast. Here’s Andy Bull’s match report, which features perhaps the finest first nine words in all history: “Before the tournament Scotland sli...
15:00, 2019-09-30

England v Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the 3pm BST kick-off at TwickenhamDave Alred: ‘We’re breeding robots who want to smash walls down’And you can email Lee here or tweet at @bloodandmud 2.11pm BST Ben Youngs has a view on topping the world rankings and it’s not a positive one. Related: Topping world rankings is not import...
15:17, 2019-08-24

Scotland 61-0 Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Needing at least four tries against Russia to keep their World Cup hopes alive, a rampant Scotland ran in nine including a George Horne hat-trick 10.29am BST And here’s a match report from Andy Bull in Shizuoka. That’s all from me. Bye!That’s the easy part done, the hard bit is still to come. Scotla...
11:34, 2019-10-09

Scotland can match anyone at Rugby World Cup, says Gregor Townsend • Townsend reveals squad but Rory Hutchinson misses out• ‘We’ve got a stronger squad now than we’ve ever had’A ruined palace that was birthplace to a doomed queen may not be the most auspicious of venues in which to unveil a squad for a global tournament, but Gregor Townsend is confident that, at th...
02:51, 2019-09-04

England 57-15 Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the 3pm BST kick-off at TwickenhamScotland edge to comeback victory against FranceAnd you can email Lee here or tweet at @bloodandmud 5.04pm BST England head to Newcastle next to play Italy in their final warm-up, while Ireland have a couple of hit-outs vs Wales to knock all the filth o...
18:17, 2019-08-24

Australia 39-21 Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Australia 39-21 FijiWallabies open Pool D with a come-from-behind win 7.54am BST So, it’s one from one in Pool D for Australia, as they start their ninth World Cup campaign in the manner they’ve started eight previously, with a win.For nearly 50 minutes they were absolutely in a battle here - Fiji w...
09:00, 2019-09-21

Argentina beat USA 47-17 at Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened South Americans east past US in final Pool C gameJoaquín Tuculet and Juan Cruz Mallia score two tries 8.00am BST That’s all from me, thanks for your company and you can now join my colleague Simon Burnton for live coverage of Scotland vs Russia Related: Scotland v Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live...
11:00, 2019-10-09

Rugby World Cup: Wales edges Wallabies in thriller Wales withstood a frenetic second half fightback from two-time champion Australia to win their crucial Rugby World Cup Pool D match 29-25 in Tokyo Sunday....
21:51, 2019-09-29

Scotland v Russia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Pool A fixture in ShizuokaPool permutations: who needs what from the final round?Get in touch with Simon via email or twitter 9.53am BST 72 mins: There has been a discernible loss of intensity in the last few minutes. Russia concede a penalty for a no-arms tackle on Hastings. They c...
11:00, 2019-10-09

Rugby World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictions All Blacks are still frontrunners, Fiji can spring a surprise or two and will England and Wales be the pick of the home nations?Robert Kitson South Africa, unless they are flattened in the final by a free-wheeling England team boasting even more dynamic power. The side that hits hardest for longest ...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Russia 9-34 Samoa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Samoa trailed at half-time but ultimately won comfortably in a game littered with controversial decisions by referee Romain Poite and his TMOHow they stand: fixtures, results and tables 1.43pm BST Updated tables: Related: Rugby World Cup 2019: fixtures, tables and results Related: Rugby World Cup 2...
23:17, 2019-09-24

England 57-15 Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – as it happened All the updates as England brutally swept Ireland aside in the Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham 7.23pm BST Related: Battered Ireland leave Twickenham nursing World Cup injury headaches | Robert Kitson Related: Manu Tuilagi makes up for lost time to take centre stage against Ireland | Gerard M...
21:51, 2019-08-24

Rugby World Cup: England, Ireland and Italy all win on day three – video highlights Day three of the Rugby World Cup saw the ideal start for England, Ireland and Italy as they all secured bonus points in their opening ties. England left it late but rounded off a good performance with a 35-3 victory over Tonga. Earlier in the day Italy scored an impressive seven tries to beat Namibi...
14:17, 2019-09-23

United States v Tonga: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the Pool C match in HigashiosakaCheck out all the latest World Cup standingsDrop Richard an email | Tweet @rrjparkin 6.20am BST But! To USA v Tonga. Five competition points on offer, and if that’s not enough of an incentive - there’s a very unwanted record looming for the Eagles: ...
07:34, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup storm row blows up as Scotland consider legal action It is still unclear whether Sunday's vital Pool A clash between hosts Japan and Scotland will become the third World Cup match to fall foul of Typhoon Hagibis, which is hurtling towards Tokyo, but both sides today named their teams and declared their desperation for the match to go ahead as schedule...
15:51, 2019-10-11

England mobile phone ban imposed for Rugby World Cup matchdays • England party briefed following Wales betting scandal• Six suspicious incidents of approaches in 2015 tournamentEngland players and staff have been told not to use their mobile phones on World Cup matchdays amid the Wales betting scandal that has rocked the tournament in Japan.With the World Cup s...
11:17, 2019-09-18

The 10 heaviest players at the Rugby World Cup, and their biggest hits of all time Getty The Rugby World Cup in Japan kicked off earlier this month and runs until November 2. The tournament plays host to 20 of the world's finest rugby nations, as well as some of the biggest, strongest, and toughest men on the planet — as well as the heaviest. We've listed the 10 heaviest pl...
12:51, 2019-09-28

South Africa v Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Japan stun Ireland to pull off another famous upsetAll the fixtures, tables and results from JapanEmail Lee or tweet him with your thoughts on the game 11.06am BST 15 mins. Catch it, drive it, score it. The Sequel. This time on the right with a missed conversion. 11.04am BST 14 mins. The Boks come...
12:17, 2019-09-28

All Blacks omit Owen Franks from Rugby World Cup squad No place for Test centurion Franks on 31-man listFlanker Luke Jacobson a surprise inclusionSentimentality has been cast aside in the name of speed as veteran prop Owen Franks was omitted from the All Blacks squad named to defend the Rugby World Cup in Japan. A veteran of 108 Tests, Franks has paid f...
04:34, 2019-08-28

Rugby World Cup: England power past USA on day seven – video highlights England thrashed the USA in Pool C, with a seven-try haul earning them a 45-7 win and a second bonus point in two games. There was a similar scoreline in the earlier match, as Italy overcome Canada 48-7 in Pool B. Cokanasiga helps England crush USA as Quill sees World Cup’s first red card Continue r...
01:34, 2019-09-27

Rugby World Cup: Cheika says Australia must improve discipline after 45-10 win – video Australia head coach Michael Cheika says the Wallabies had an issue with discipline following their 45-10 World Cup victory against Uruguay on Saturday. Both Adam Coleman and Lukhan Salakaia-Loto were sin-binned for high tackles in the first half and they conceded 12 penalties to their opponents’ fi...
17:00, 2019-10-05

Experienced Wales looking forward to Rugby World Cup match up with Georgia Warren Gatland has named a strong and experienced side after the departure of attack coach Rob Howley.Warren Gatland has handed rookie flanker Aaron Wainwright and prop Wyn Jones their World Cup bows for Wales’ tournament opener with Georgia on Monday. The build-up to the game in Toyota has been dom...
09:00, 2019-09-21

New Zealand omit Owen Franks from Rugby World Cup squad New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has sprung a surprise by omitting prop Owen Franks from his World Cup squad, while he has gambled on the fitness of lock Brodie Retallick....
23:34, 2019-08-28

Ben Te'o left out of England Rugby World Cup squad – live reaction! News and reaction to Eddie Jones’s 1pm BST announcementAttacking edge is sharp but defence remains a concernEmail Stuart, tweet or add your thoughts below the line 1.21pm BST Jones’s squad features a mix of experience and fresh faces. While the 31 have over 1,000 caps between them, Ludlam, Singleton...
14:34, 2019-08-12

Rugby: World Cup host city hoping for the best, prepared for the worst Japan is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to earthquakes, typhoons and tsunamis and organizers of next month's rugby World Cup hope their best-laid plans are not thrown into disarray by a natural disaster....
18:00, 2019-09-05

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
20:34, 2019-06-19

New Zealand fixtures at the Rugby World Cup 2019: Possible route to the final New Zealand are on course to meet Ireland, Scotland or Japan in the quarter-finals later this month after taking control of their pool in the opening weeks of the World Cup....
04:34, 2019-10-08

| Rugby World Cup dream alive for Ireland's SA-born Kleyn Jean Kleyn has the chance to stake a late claim for a place in Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad after he was selected for their first warm-up match against Italy....
00:17, 2019-08-09

Taking on England at the Rugby World Cup is strange for me – but USA are ready | Will Hooley Will Hooley was brought through the youth ranks with England but now relishes joining his ‘rugby family’ on the biggest stageIt’s 2005 and the camera is glaring in my face. I’m 11 years old and taking part in CBBC’s Jonny’s Hotshots, about to meet my rugby hero and England World Cup winner, Jonny Wi...
16:34, 2019-09-14

Ireland v Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – live! Updates from the 2pm BST match at the Aviva StadiumRhys Patchell: ‘It’s a long time since I’ve been this excited’Email Lee or tweet @bloodandmud with your thoughts 1.55pm BST What does this match mean for the World Rankings?We can never get enough rankings bantz these days, so I must inform you that...
15:00, 2019-09-07

Rugby World Cup blown wide open by super weekend Very little is certain at this Rugby World Cup. Be it the results, the refereeing, Michael Cheika's motor mouth or even the completion of simple tasks like finding somewhere to watch the game on TV in Japan....
14:34, 2019-10-01

Ireland display credentials to tackle Rugby World Cup heavyweights Less than 24 hours after the All Blacks had taken care of Springboks, the Irish provided a Rugby World Cup message of their own that will have anyone doubting their claims as potential tournament winners re-evaluating their assessment....
16:17, 2019-09-22

| How humble Hong Kong Sevens shaped world rugby As Japan gears up to host Asia's first Rugby World Cup, they might give a nod of thanks in the direction of continental neighbours Hong Kong for helping to make it all possible....
02:17, 2019-08-22

England 33-19 Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened England powered to victory and denied Wales the world No 1 ranking in their opening Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham 4.27pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your company and see you in Cardiff next week. Related: England power to World Cup warm-up win and deny Wales world No 1 ranking 4.22pm ...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Blaine Scully will lead USA into Rugby World Cup opener against England • Five changes to side that dispatched Canada this month• Eight players in squad attached to Premiership clubsCardiff wing Blaine Scully will lead the USA into their World Cup opener against England at Kobe Misaki Stadium on Thursday. The 31-year-old veteran of 50 Tests spent two years at Leicester ...
14:17, 2019-09-23

Rugby World Cup officials scolded for poor refereeing across tournament World Rugby on Tuesday issued a statement how the referees at the Rugby World Cup have been officiating and admitted that they have not been up to par....
02:51, 2019-09-26

Wales’ Taulupe Faletau out of Rugby World Cup with broken collarbone • Injury-hit No 8 suffers setback in training and needs surgery• ‘Innocuous training ground incident’ resulted in breakWales will be without one of their most experienced and influential forwards in the World Cup after their Lions No 8 Taulupe Faletau suffered a broken collarbone in training this we...
18:51, 2019-08-01

Wallabies ease past Samoa in Rugby World Cup warm-up Australia beat Samoa 34-15 after dominant first halfWallabies tune up for Rugby World Cup with six triesDavid Pocock made a successful return as the Wallabies bade farewell to Australia with a 34-15 victory over Samoa at Western Sydney Stadium on Saturday in their final match before the Rugby World ...
15:00, 2019-09-07

Ireland 19-10 Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened All the action as Ireland reach number one in the world after victory over a misfiring Wales in Dublin 4.38pm BST That’s your lot from me, look forward to your company for the Rugby World Cup. 4.37pm BST Here’s our full write up of the game Related: Ireland top rankings after Wales are worn down a...
20:00, 2019-09-07

South Africa 66-7 Canada: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened South Africa gave 14-man Canada a sound thrashing to guarantee their place in the quarter-finals 1.41pm BST Right, I’ll be off. Here’s a match report. We’ll be back tomorrow when there are three fixxtures on what may well become known as Randomly Big Wednesday. Bye! Related: South Africa demolish 14...
19:51, 2019-10-08

England 37-0 Italy: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened England head off to Japan after swatting aside a poor Italy effort at St James’s Park in the final Rugby World Cup warm-up 10.03pm BST That’s all from me, thanks for your company and speak to you tomorrow for Ireland vs Wales. 10.02pm BST Here’s the full match report from Rob Kitson at the ground. ...
00:34, 2019-09-07

South Africa 57-3 Namibia: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened Our live updates, as they happened, from South Africa’s thrashing of a spirited Namibia 1.09pm BST That’ll do for me today. I’ll be back tomorrow for our coverage of Uruguay vs Georgia, which I am very much looking forward to. Thanks for your company. 1.08pm BST Here’s the full match report Relate...
17:51, 2019-09-28

Rugby World Cup points 2019: The top try scorers from this year's RWC While winning the Webb Ellis trophy is the ultimate goal for all 20 teams competing at the Rugby World Cup, some of the planet's top finishers will also be looking to outdo each other by finishing first in the list of try scorers....
18:51, 2019-09-20

New Zealanders vent anger at being unable to watch Rugby World Cup New streaming service receives thousands of complaints as All Blacks kick off campaignMany New Zealanders have expressed anger at not being able to watch the All Blacks’ first match of this year’s Rugby World Cup due to errors in a new streaming service, with more than 10,000 calling the service’s e...
01:00, 2019-09-22

Tonga score try with last play to leave USA pointless at Rugby World Cup • Tonga secure bonus-point victory with late Telusa Veainu score• USA finish bottom of Pool C after disappointing second halfTonga came from behind at half-time to secure a 31-19 win over the United States and avoid finishing bottom of Rugby World Cup Pool C.A pair of tries from replacement Mike Te’...
12:17, 2019-10-13

Rugby World Cup preparations hit bump with concerns over readiness of pitch Yokohama pitch relaid a month out from first matchOrganisers remain confident of ‘optimal conditions’ Rugby union has never been synonymous with luscious green grass and impeccable playing surfaces. But the venue for this year’s Rugby World Cup final did not have even a blade of grass on it when it ...
05:00, 2019-09-03

Elliot Daly: England must focus on reaching last eight at Rugby World Cup Elliot Daly says England rugby's first target at the World Cup is making sure they qualify from their pool following a nightmare campaign four years ago....
13:34, 2019-09-19

New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: Rugby World Cup 2019 – as it happened A first-half barrage of 17 points inside five minutes, including tries by George Bridge and Scott Barrett, saw champions New Zealand overcome South Africa in a hugely physical and highly skilled Pool B opener in Yokohama 1.20pm BST That’s it from me for today. Thanks very much for reading, emailing,...
14:34, 2019-09-21

Georgia trounce Uruguay to kickstart Rugby World Cup campaign Georgia 33-7 UruguayGeorgia ran in five tries to climb off the bottom of Pool DUruguay’s Facundo Gattas was sent off late in the gameGeorgia bounced back from their opening World Cup defeat to Wales with a comfortable 33-7 bonus-point Pool D victory over Uruguay. Georgia’s superior strength was too ...
11:17, 2019-09-29

Uruguay's historic 30-27 Rugby World Cup victory over Fiji – video highlights It was the first time in 16 years that Uruguay were on the winning side as they pulled off a historic 30-27 victory over Fiji in Kamaishi. When the sides faced last year the South Americans were beaten 68-7 by the Fijians. The shock victory leaves Fiji staring down an early exit after two losses in...
18:00, 2019-09-25

France players told to ‘kick the coaches out’ for Rugby World Cup success • Toulon president tells players to take control• Reports in France suggests fall-out between captain and coachFrance players must “kick the coaches out” if they are to have any chance of winning the Rugby World Cup, according to the Toulon president, Mourad Boudjellal, as another World Cup threaten...
19:51, 2019-10-08

Rugby World Cup: flying start for Wales in 43-14 win over Georgia – video highlights Wales's World Cup journey got off to a flying start in a 43-14 win over Georgia at Toyota City Stadium. Warren Gatland's men ran in four tries to lead Georgia 29-0 and claim a bonus point by half-time. But Georgia hit back with two tries of their own after the break, drawing the second half 14-14. W...
21:51, 2019-09-23

Rugby World Cup: Ireland thrash Samoa to make it to last eight – video highlights Ireland eased into the World Cup quarter-finals with a seven-try win over Samoa in Fukuoka. Ireland had to play over half the match with 14 men after Bundee Aki's 29th-minute dismissal, but tries by Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton had already put them in control. Continue reading......
19:34, 2019-10-12

David Pocock closing on Wallabies return with Rugby World Cup in sight Flanker could play role in Rugby ChampionshipCalf injury forced 31-year-old’s Super Rugby retirementWallabies coach Michael Cheika has backed injured flanker David Pocock to play a part in the Rugby Championship and prove his readiness for the World Cup.A critical figure if Australia are to mount a ...
10:00, 2019-07-04

Rugby World Cup: best bits as Samoa beat Russia 34-9 – video highlights Samoa’s start to the Rugby World Cup got off to a good start as they eased past a battling Russia side 34-9. Three tries in eight minutes at the start of the second half meant the Samoans came away with a bonus point. The Pacific Islanders survived being reduced to 13 for almost 10 minutes in the fi...
23:17, 2019-09-24

Wales’ first-half blitz ensures victory over Georgia in Rugby World Cup • One-sided half resulted in Wales leading 29-0 at half-time• Georgia fought back after interval and edged third-quarterAfter a week under siege Wales went on the attack. Three tries in the first 15 minutes and a bonus point before half-time were an emphatic response to last week’s forced departure ...
21:51, 2019-09-23

Wales attempt to steady ship after Rob Howley bombshell at Rugby World Cup WRU knew about suspected betting breach a week agoThe ‘devastated’ assistant coach has returned homeThe Welsh Rugby Union has revealed it was first made aware of Rob Howley’s suspected breach of World Rugby’s betting regulations last Wednesday following contact from one of the gambling industry’s in...
11:17, 2019-09-18

England Rugby World Cup training squad: Hartley, Robshaw and Care out Hartley has not played since December due to knee injuryAlex Dombrandt and Lewis Ludlam named in squadEngland are not due to finalise their Rugby World Cup squad until August but the chances of Dylan Hartley, Chris Robshaw and Danny Care being included are fast receding. The vastly experienced trio,...
01:00, 2019-06-21

James O'Connor ruled out of Australia's Rugby World Cup clash with Uruguay O’Connor suffered a corked muscle in trainingSamu Kerevi comes into the team as a replacementThe Wallabies have suffered their first notable injury of the Rugby World Cup, with James O’Connor ruled of Saturday’s group match against Uruguay in Oita.O’Connor, who was named on the reserves bench as out...
06:34, 2019-10-05

Scotland weigh up legal action as war of words with World Rugby intensifies • SRU ready to challenge decision if Japan game called off• World Rugby calls SRU reaction ‘disappointing’Scotland will consider legal action against the World Cup organisers if their match against Japan in Yokohama on Sunday is called off and not rescheduled for Monday.But that sparked an angry res...
22:17, 2019-10-11

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup • Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendliesWales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations after Premiership Rugby agreed to the early release of th...
04:00, 2019-05-24

Cory Hill named in Wales Rugby World Cup squad despite leg fracture • Dragons lock has not played since February• Patchell also selected while Evans and Lee miss outCory Hill has been named in Wales’ 31-man World Cup squad despite suffering from a leg fracture.Dragons lock Hill, who captained his country in two Tests against Argentina last year, could be unavailable...
17:51, 2019-09-01

Rugby World Cup 2019 results and tables: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan this autumn, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to held in Asia....
18:51, 2019-09-20

World Rugby scraps plans for Nations Championship due to lack of support • Project dead after ‘lack of consensus on key issues’• Six Nations unions resistant to idea of promotion and relegationGlobal rugby union is braced for fresh turmoil after the governing body announced it had discontinued plans to introduce a Nations Championship for the leading Test nations. World ...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Italy’s Parisse hits out at ‘ridiculous’ All Blacks cancellation at Rugby World Cup • Italy veteran angered by World Rugby decision• ‘If NZ needed four or five points it would not be cancelled’Sergio Parisse has hit out at World Rugby’s “ridiculous” decision to cancel Italy’s World Cup match against New Zealand.Super Typhoon Hagibis is due to hit Japan this weekend and World Rugby ...
20:17, 2019-10-10

Rugby World Cup: 10-try South Africa beat Canada 66-7 – video highlights South Africa have secured a quarter-final spot after a 10-try demolition of Canada. The Canadians were down to 14 men for the majority of the match after Josh Larsen was sent off in the first half for a dangerous tackle. It was a day to remember for Cobus Reinach, the South African scrum-half scored...
19:51, 2019-10-08

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s and women’s World Cups in an effort to achieve gender neutrality in the sport. The competitions will now be referred to simply as Rugby World Cups with ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

England rugby squad: Alex Dombrandt given chance to lay down World Cup marker Harlequins' Alex Dombrandt is among four players to receive their first full England call-up after Eddie Jones named his squad for his first World Cup training camp – but his vastly experienced club-mates Chris Robshaw and Danny Care miss out....
17:00, 2019-06-20

Rugby World Cup: Key moments as New Zealand, France and Australia win – video highlights George Bridge’s try was crucial as New Zealand overcame South Africa, while Camille Lopez kicked the winning drop goal as France beat Argentina, and Australia fought back to defeat Fiji.New Zealand stand firm against South Africa in heavyweight thriller Continue reading......
09:00, 2019-09-22

Racism allegation overshadows South Africa's Rugby World Cup campaign South Africa's Rugby World Cup campaign has been overshadowed by accusations of racial and physical abuse leveled at one of its star players, prompting an internal investigation from the sport's governing body and an inquiry by the South African Human Rights Commission....
22:34, 2019-10-03

Canadian referee to miss World Cup after cancer diagnosis Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard has withdrawn from the Women’s World Cup after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The 42-year-old from Summerside, Prince Edward Island, refereed the final of the 2016 Olympic women’s soccer tournament. She worked three matches at the 2011 Women’...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Canadian 11-time world champion says she is no drug cheat Canada's 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her....
00:51, 2019-08-21

Hamilton predicts “awesome” Formula 1 three-team fight in Japan Lewis Hamilton thinks Formula 1 has the prospect of an "awesome" Japanese Grand Prix because he has "no idea" which of Mercedes, Ferrari or Red Bull will be quickest...
05:17, 2019-10-10

England’s Jack Nowell in fitness race for Rugby World Cup after ankle surgery • Exeter’s Rob Baxter expects wing to be fit for tournament• Eddie Jones to name preliminary England squad on ThursdayEngland face a Rugby World Cup waiting game over the fitness of Jack Nowell, who has undergone surgery on the ankle he damaged in the Premiership final this month. Exeter’s head coac...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Take a bow: Rugby World Cup teams charm Japanese hosts by copying local custom All Blacks, Ireland and Wales win enthusiastic response from hosts with ‘gesture of respect’ to crowds after their gamesJapan’s rugby players have discovered they can, after all, teach the All Blacks something: how to execute a respectful post-match bow to adoring fans.Taking their cue from the Rugb...
12:17, 2019-09-26

Ireland suffer Rugby World Cup injury blow as Sean O’Brien is ruled out • Leinster flanker out for six months with hip injury• O’Brien joins Dan Leavy in missing tournamentIreland’s Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a blow with the news that flanker Sean O’Brien will miss the tournament in Japan with a hip injury, his club Leinster said on Sunday.Leinster announced on...
21:17, 2019-05-26

Rugby World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every match online free from anywhere The waiting is nearly over...the battle for the William Webb Ellis Cup begins next Friday, September 20, kicking off six weeks of egg-shaped action. The 2019 Rugby World Cup is set to be held for the first time in Japan and twenty teams will be going up against each other across 48 matches.It's...
00:34, 2019-09-14

Australia vs Samoa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup warm-up from anywhere With one hand on the Bledisloe Cup, Australia conspired to fluff their lines in their last match with a demoralising 36-0 defeat against the All Blacks in Auckland last month. And now that the Rugby World Cup in Japan is fast approaching, the Wallabies need to send out a statement that their prepara...
15:00, 2019-09-07

England vs Argentina live stream: how to watch Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere England go into their next game knowing that a win will seal a place for them in the 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals. However, with wet conditions forecast and an Argentina team firmly in win-or-bust mode, it's likely to be a hard-fought battle.It's a game you can watch live and in ful...
00:51, 2019-10-05

Rugby World Cup: Nine-try All Blacks crush Canada as France beat USA 33-9 – video highlights It was already a day to remember for the Barrett family with three sons Beauden, Jordie and Scott all starting for the All Blacks in Japan. However, for all three brothers to touch down made it even more special. A merciless All Blacks performance saw them see off Canada 63-0. In Pool C France secur...
18:00, 2019-10-03

Adam Ashley-Cooper and Jordan Petaia make Wallabies cut for Rugby World Cup Veteran joins bolter Jordan Petaia on plane to JapanDavid Pocock makes squad despite injury concernsEvergreen Adam Ashley-Cooper and fledgling Jordan Petaia have bolted into the most experienced Australian squad ever named to contest a Rugby World Cup.Two midfield backs at polar ends of their career...
06:51, 2019-08-23

Steve Hansen says pressure is on northern hemisphere sides at Rugby World Cup – video All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen believes the pressure is on north hemisphere teams at the World Cup in Japan. "They got a good thing going up in the northern hemisphere where they are competing against each other and striving to raise the bar all the time," he said. "It's a hangover from the last...
23:17, 2019-09-24

Michael Cheika hits out at World Rugby over Hodge ban as Wallabies ring changes for Wales Australia coach angered by Reece Hodge suspensionBernard Foley returns to partner Will Genia Michael Cheika launched a stinging attack on World Rugby following the three-match ban received by the Australia wing Reece Hodge for a tackle his head coach argues was not even worth a penalty.Hodge was cit...
11:17, 2019-09-27

Ireland vs Wales live stream: how to watch Rugby World Cup warm-up online from anywhere After suffering a crushing defeat against England, Ireland bounced back to get their Rugby World Cup preparations back on track with an excellent 22-17 victory against Wales last weekend. Having struggled to just three points in the first half in Cardiff, Welsh coach Warren Gatland will be hoping fo...
15:00, 2019-09-07

Wales working hard to stay within laws at Rugby World Cup, says Justin Tipuric • Warren Gatland’s side put in extra tackle technique training• Wales face Australia in key Pool D match on SundayJustin Tipuric says Wales have done everything they possibly can – including extra tackle technique work – to ensure they stay on the right side of the laws at the World Cup. The opening...
01:34, 2019-09-27

England prop Joe Marler braced for another heated clash with Argentina at Rugby World Cup Joe Marler says England will match Argentina's passion when the two teams meet on Saturday in a game which the loosehead could face an opponent who once stamped on his head....
14:34, 2019-09-30

Rugby World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every match free online and from anywhere Excited? You should be...the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan has finally arrived and your next six weeks is going to be a rugby union-fuelled extravaganza of action. The first match of the tournament kicks off today, with hosts Japan taking on Russia. But it won't be long before the likes of the ...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Wales vs Fiji live stream: how to watch Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After holding off a second-half fightback to claim a memorable victory over Australia in their last game, Wales now look odds-on to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final stages. And you can watch all the action live and in full no matter where you are in the world by following our Wales...
05:34, 2019-10-09

Sports quiz of the week: Rugby World Cup, cars, cuts and players going nuts Who has clean hands? Who needed stitches? Who can’t help?Erling Braut Haaland, the 19-year-old RB Salzburg striker, scored a hat-trick on his first match in the Champions League this week. Who was even younger when he scored a hat-trick on his Champions League debut?Faustino Asprilla NeymarMike Newe...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Rugby World Cup 2019 pool tables and results: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup has reached the second round of pool matches in Japan, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to held in Asia....
16:51, 2019-09-28

France vs USA live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Despite leading by 17 at the break against Argentina in their opening 2019 Rugby World Cup match, France ended up having to come from behind to beat the Pumas.Coach Jacques Brunel will be looking for an improvement today against a a USA side that were soundly beaten by England in their first match o...
11:00, 2019-10-02

Eddie Jones says England are ready for 'rollercoaster' Rugby World Cup ride – video Eddie Jones says that his England side are ready for whatever the World Cup throws at them in Japan. The head coach insists he has not seen his side in better physical shape than before their opening game against Tonga on Sunday. The Rugby World Cup kicks off on Friday in Tokyo as the hosts take on ...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Cory Hill and young guns backed in Wales Rugby World Cup squad • Dragons lock has not played since February• Carre and Patchell inclusion show Wales’ growthOne day after watching Wales lose at home for the first time in 21 months, the head coach, Warren Gatland, revealed his World Cup squad that he believes is good enough to win the tournament.The 22-17 defeat ...
04:17, 2019-09-02

Argentina vs USA live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere While a win here today may see Argentina claw back some pride, the Pumas will be be hugely disappointed with their 2019 Rugby World Cup. And the USA have yet to pick up a point in Japan, having lost their first two matches of the group. With both teams desperate to go out on a high, you can watch al...
05:34, 2019-10-09

New Zealand vs Namibia live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere All ready looking imperious after soundly beating South Africa and Canada in their opening 2019 Rugby World Cup matches, New Zealand are set to flex their might today against the tournament's rank outsiders. You can watch all the action as it happens no matter where you are in the world with ou...
12:00, 2019-10-06

Australia vs Fiji live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere With the Rugby World Cup 2019 now upon us, Australia will be hoping for a bit more consistency, following an indifferent showing in their warm-up games. With plenty of power through the team, Fiji offer a tough start for Australia and are more than capable of pulling off an early shock. We&apos...
06:00, 2019-09-22

Scotland blow as flanker Hamish Watson is ruled out of Rugby World Cup with knee injury Hamish Watson has been ruled out of the remainder of the Rugby World Cup with the knee injury he picked up in the first half of Scotland's opening defeat to Ireland on Sunday....
10:51, 2019-09-23

England Rugby World Cup training squad: Joe Marler the shock inclusion after retirement U-turn Joe Marler could make a sensational return to Test rugby at the World Cup after being named in Eddie Jones's 35-man tournament training squad, despite retiring from the international game last September....
23:00, 2019-07-04

Wales vs Georgia live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having opted to field experimental line-ups throughout their warm-ups, Wales have seen their results dip and their place at the top of the rankings slip ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.Has coach Warren Gatland settled on his best XV? An intriguing match-up awaits against a Georgian side with plent...
10:17, 2019-09-23

Rugby World Cup: England beat Argentina and Australia dominate Uruguay – video highlights England are safely into the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup with a game to spare after a six-try victory over a 14-man Argentina. Australia got their campaign back on track with a 45-10 victory over Uruguay, but the match was again overshadowed by controversial refereeing decisions. Host nati...
17:00, 2019-10-05

Rugby World Cup interviewer calls Italy's Dean Budd the Canada captain – video An interviewer at the Rugby World Cup in Japan was left red-faced on Thursday after wrongly describing Dean Budd as the Canada captain in his opening question."Italy!" Budd replied, pointing to the badge on his bright blue shirt. New Zealand-born Budd's side had just thrashed the Canadians 48-7 in F...
01:34, 2019-09-27

Italy vs Namibia live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Italy will have a lot to prove today when they face off against Namibia in the Rugby World Cup 2019. The Azzurri don't exactly have a promising Rugby World Cup history, struggling to compete with some of the bigger teams out there. But, can they pull it back and show they're a force to be ...
06:00, 2019-09-22

Rugby World Cup: Scotland beat Samoa 34-0 to secure bonus point – video highlights Scotland secured their first win of the Rugby World Cup with a crucial bonus-point victory over Samoa in Pool A. Despite a poor start with defeat against Ireland it was an important step in their quest to make the quarter-finals. Samoa’s night went from bad to worse when Ed Fidow was sent off after ...
22:51, 2019-09-30

Ireland vs Samoa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having laboured to a win over Russia in their last 2019 Rugby World Cup match, Ireland will need to improve in a match that may require them to pick up a bonus point. Will the Irish hold their nerve and seal qualification? You can watch all the Rugby World Cup action live and in full, no matter wher...
16:00, 2019-10-12

Chester Williams, South Africa’s 1995 Rugby World Cup hero, dies aged 49 • Former wing suffered reported heart attack• Williams was part of Springbok team which beat New Zealand in finalThe World Cup-winning South Africa wing Chester Williams has died from a heart attack at the age of 49, South Africa Rugby has announced. Williams was the only black player in the Springb...
00:34, 2019-09-07

Eddie Jones picks horses for courses for England after noticing trends at the Rugby World Cup When Eddie Jones selected his team for the biggest game of his reign as England coach, he had the good fortune of finding himself with 31 fit players to pick from....
21:00, 2019-10-03

England duo George Ford and Joe Marler to provide emergency cover during Rugby World Cup warm-up Eddie Jones is considering playing Joe Marler and George Ford out of position during England's World Cup warm-up matches in order to prepare for all scenarios during the tournament in Japan....
03:34, 2019-09-03

Rugby World Cup 2019: Ben Youngs warns England will take no notice of problems in French camp Typhoon Hagibis is not the only storm brewing in Japan: the French squad are reportedly descending into their traditional tournament turmoil just in time for Saturday's clash with England....
19:17, 2019-10-08

Rob Howley, Wales assistant head coach, sent home from Rugby World Cup over betting allegations Wales assistant head coach Rob Howley has been sent home from the side's Rugby World Cup base in Japan over a potential breach of betting regulations....
19:17, 2019-09-17

Rugby World Cup: Ireland 35-0 victors over Russia and Fiji dominate Georgia – video highlights Ireland's World Cup journey is back on track, after Joe Schmidt's side beat Russia 35-0 in Pool A and secured an important bonus point. Despite the scoreline Russia made it difficult, but the Irish still managed to touch down five times. Johnny Sexton returned for Ireland and played the first 40 min...
18:00, 2019-10-03

England vs Italy live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup warm-up online from anywhere England go into their final warm-up game in Newcastle in great form following a 57-15 drubbing of Ireland at Twickenham, which saw them notch up an impressive eight tries. Don't miss out on any of their latest rugby action by following our tips on getting an England vs Italy live stream be...
09:34, 2019-09-07

England vs Tonga live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Kickstarting their massive journey to the top of 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign , England will be taking on a tricky first team - Tonga. The 2003 champions will be favourites of course, but they'd be fools to go into this one with too much over-confidence. Keep reading to discover how to get an ...
12:00, 2019-09-22

Ireland vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Ireland is coming into the 2019 Rugby World Cup looking to live up their billing as the best ranked team in the world. The Irish have never made it past the quarter-final phase, and will be looking to address that anomaly by making a good start against a familiar foe in fellow Six Nations side Scotl...
12:00, 2019-09-22

New Zealand vs Canada live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having soundly seen off southern hemisphere rivals South Africa 23-13 in their opening 2019 Rugby World Cup game, New Zealand have what should be a much easier run out for their second pool match today. Can Canada keep it respectable or will it be an All Blacks whitewash? Watch the action as it...
11:00, 2019-10-02

Ireland vs Russia live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere It's pretty much win or bust for Ireland in their remaining Rugby World Cup Pool matches following  their shock defeat to hosts Japan. Will Ireland get back on track or will the Russians wreck their quarter-final qualification hopes? Watch the action as it happens with our Ireland vs ...
10:34, 2019-10-03

France vs Argentina live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having underwhelmed during this years Six Nations with defeats England, Wales and Ireland, France come into the 2019 Rugby World Cup with low expectations. Argentina's recent results have been similarly poor, but their performances in last month's Rugby Championship at least showed some pr...
12:34, 2019-09-21

‘I am hugely proud’: Japan’s Jamie Joseph praises team after Ireland upset • Coach urges team to reach quarter-finals for first time• ‘We have been preparing for this match for more than a year’Jamie Joseph has told his players not to get carried away after Japan’s stunning victory over Ireland put them on course for a place in the quarter-finals for the first time.Victori...
17:51, 2019-09-28

Indian Women's Hockey Team Clinches FIH Series Finals, Beats Japan 3-1 Captain Rani Rampal gave India the lead in the 3rd minute before drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur struck twice (45th and 60th minutes) late in the match to set up the win....
14:34, 2019-06-23

Rugby World Cup: Wales survive Fiji scare as Scotland put nine past Russia - video highlights Wales came from 10-0 down to defeat Fiji 29-17 and book their place in the quarter-finals, Scotland set up an eliminator against Japan after routing Russia 61-0, while Argentina ended a disappointing campaign on a high with a 47-17 win over the USA Continue reading......
01:51, 2019-10-10

England Rugby World Cup squad: Ruaridh McConnochie and Joe Marler in; Ben Te'o and Mike Brown miss out Uncapped wing Ruaridh McConnochie was the shock inclusion in England's 2019 Rugby World Cup squad today as Eddie Jones named his 31-man group for Japan....
19:34, 2019-08-12

South Africa vs Canada live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere South Africa may have all but sealed their place in the 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals following their impressive 49-3 win over Italy on Friday, but now's the chance to blood some new players and run in some confidence-building tries.Unsurprisingly, Springboks head coach Rassie Erasmus has...
12:17, 2019-10-08

New Zealand vs South Africa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere A day into the 2019 Rugby World Cup and we immediately have one of the most salivating encounters of the tournament. Two of the pre-tournament favourites - the All Blacks of New Zealand and the Springboks of South Africa - face off today, and frankly we're extremely excited. Assuming you are to...
12:34, 2019-09-21

South Africa vs Namibia live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Opening games don't come much tougher than having to face New Zealand, and while South Africa acquitted themselves well against the All Blacks in their first 2019 Rugby World Cup match, the Springboks came up short.Conversely, their second match couldn't be much kinder, with a match-up aga...
12:17, 2019-09-28

Rugby World Cup: France squeeze past Tonga and New Zealand beat Namibia 71-9 – video highlights Match day 15 saw a dominant All Blacks side breeze past Namibia in a 71-9 victory. Despite the one-sided scoreline, Steve Hansen’s side found themselves behind in the first half before an 11-try demolition in Pool B. Elsewhere, France survived a late surge from Tonga to hang on to a 23-21 victory in...
17:00, 2019-10-07

England back Piers Francis free to continue playing at Rugby World Cup after citing dismissed Piers Francis will be available for England's forthcoming Rugby World Cup matches after the Northampton Saints back saw his citing dismissed on Sunday....
23:51, 2019-09-29

Rugby World Cup: Wales squeeze past Australia, Georgia beat Uruguay – video highlights Wales’s strong start to Pool D continues as they held on for a momentous 25-29 victory over Australia. Warren Gatland’s side built an 18-point advantage early on in the second-half but Australia rallied, bringing the scores to within one point of each other before Wales saw the win out. Elsewhere in...
15:51, 2019-09-29

Australia Rugby World Cup squad: David Pocock and uncapped Jordan Petaia included by Michael Cheika Australia have named their squad to compete at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with David Pocock included by head coach Michael Cheika despite his recent injury problems....
15:17, 2019-08-23

Australia vs Uruguay result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, results, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Australia aim to bounce back following defeat to Wales last time out....
11:34, 2019-10-05

South Africa vs Italy result LIVE: Rugby World Cup 2019 latest scores, fixtures and schedule Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan after the Springboks crushed Italy at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa in Friday's only match....
05:00, 2019-10-05

England hold full-blooded training session as they prepare for Australia in Rugby World Cup quarter-final England have sought to overcome any loss of momentum caused by the cancellation of their World Cup group decider by engaging in a full-blooded training session on the day they would have been facing France....
16:17, 2019-10-13

England captain Owen Farrell backs Eddie Jones over Billy Vunipola role in Rugby World Cup warm-ups England captain Owen Farrell has backed Eddie Jones's decision to start with Billy Vunipola for a fourth straight warm-up game, despite the injury risk for one of the side's key players so close to the World Cup....
22:00, 2019-09-05

Game to beware for each Top 25 college football team Whether potential trap games or tough tests on the road, here are contests that each top-ranked team, from Clemson to Mississippi State, should watch out for....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Judgement Is the Perfect Game for Getting Into Japan’s Favorite Crime Series An American ninja kept following me around downtown Tokyo. He crept along walls, interrupted a game of darts, and demanded a formal dual. After I defeated him, he started fighting alongside me. Now, whenever I get into a brawl on the street (a surprisingly frequent occurrence in Tokyo) a white dude ...
21:51, 2019-07-24

Cleveland Browns fan falls off van during tailgate before team's first game A Cleveland Browns fan was hospitalized Sunday after taking a serious fall from the top of a van he was standing on in a parking lot prior to the team’s game against the Tennessee Titans....
20:34, 2019-09-09

Bucks Owner Is in the Best Bind: His Soccer Team Also Has a Big Game It could be a crazy weekend for Wes Edens, who owns the N.B.A. Eastern Conference finalists and soccer’s Aston Villa, which will play for Premier League promotion on Monday....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Ms. Marvel Gets The Team Back Together In The Avengers Video Game The first trailer for Square Enix’s upcoming Avengers game featured a female narrator that many fans thought sounded a lot like Inhuman fangirl Kamala Khan, AKA Ms. Marvel. They were right....
08:34, 2019-10-05

Steelers are last team to beat Patriots in game that counted When the New England Patriots unveil their sixth championship banner on Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have a close-up view.       ...
04:34, 2019-09-06

US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years to Australia For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia....
09:17, 2019-08-26

England Rugby World Cup places still 'up for grabs' in final squad England coach Eddie Jones says three places are up for grabs before he slims his 38-man World Cup training group to a final squad of 31 on August 12....
15:17, 2019-07-05

US men's basketball team shocked by Australia, lose 1st game in nearly 13 years The United States' nearly 13-year dominance in the international men's basketball came to a shocking crash Saturday when Team USA suffering its first defeat since 2006 at the hands of Australia....
00:17, 2019-08-25

Manchester United are no longer a team that averages a goal a game Since Manchester United beat PSG in the Champions League in March they have played 19 games and scored just 17 goalsBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredManchester United were lethargic against West Ham at the London Stadium on Sunday and their shortcomings were punished. It was the first game of the sea...
18:00, 2019-09-25

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled Is A Whole Lot Of Game (With A Whole Lot Of Loading) 1999’s Crash Team Racing for the original PlayStation is a kart racing masterpiece, equal parts challenging and charming. Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled for the PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One is essentially the same game with a ton of extra content, lush modern graphics, and a bonus old-school...
07:51, 2019-06-21

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
09:34, 2019-08-19

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanese manager Norio Sasaki, and as Japan enter their f...
23:51, 2019-06-08

New chapter of world’s first novel discovered in Japan The world’s oldest novel is now a little bit longer after a whole new chapter of the volume was discovered in Japan. The writing, from the 11th Century book “The Tale of Genji,” had been tucked away in a chest owned by an aristocratic Japanese family in Tokyo, CNN reported. The boo...
17:34, 2019-10-12

Watch: France snaps Team USA basketball's 58-game winning streak France snapped the United States men's basketball team's 58-game winning streak in international competition with an 89-79 win in the 2019 FIBA World Cup quarterfinals Wednesday in Dongguan, China....
12:00, 2019-09-12

Wizards game against Chinese team draws Hong Kong supporters Supporters from the non-profit Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation handed out "Free Hong Kong" t-shirts at Capital One Arena in DC's Chinatown.       ...
07:00, 2019-10-10

Japan shock Ireland in World Cup upset "Hosts Japan stunned Ireland 19-12 in an extraordinary upset on Saturday to win their second match of the Rugby World Cup and give themselves a strong chance of reaching the knockout stages for the first time."...
20:51, 2019-09-28

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the 23rd minute to give Japan its first goal of the t...
19:34, 2019-06-14

US to play Senegal, Japan, Netherlands at U17 World Cup The United States was drawn to play Senegal, Japan and the Netherlands in the group stage of the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil       ...
00:17, 2019-07-12

| Hot stuff! Japan look to roast World Cup rivals Japan coach Jamie Joseph admits his side can no longer fly under the radar, but has warned that his super-fit players will run teams ragged at the Rugby World Cup....
07:00, 2019-09-05

Inner Circle: Harris English relies on Ping team for confidence in his clubs -- and his game Harris English has worked with Ping for more than 15 years and week to week they continue to dial in his equipment as part of his inner circle.       ...
20:34, 2019-07-10

Darren Bravo, John Campbell In Windies A Team For Tour Game vs India Darren Bravo and John Campbell were included to provide the duo with the much-needed game time before the two-Test series against India which begins on August 22....
17:00, 2019-08-17

Kenyan women’s lacrosse team gets game-changing gift from opponents in Peterborough, Ont. Team Kenya was competing in a women’s lacrosse world championship in Peterborough, but it was at a major disadvantage. A competing team stepped in to help....
06:17, 2019-08-14

Carli Lloyd's trainer says she has offer from NFL team to kick in preseason game Fox Sports reports an unnamed NFL team has offered U.S. women's national team star Carli Lloyd a chance to kick in a preseason game this week.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-27

Hot Wheels team up with Apple for new high tech toy cars and ambitious kid's video game Hot Wheels id is a new line of die-cast cars that have NFC chips in them just like those used in fellow toys-to-life games like Skylanders, LEGO Dimensions and Disney Infinity....
15:34, 2019-06-14

Pro-Hong Kong NBA fan booted from Philadelphia 76ers preseason game against Chinese team A Philadelphia 76ers fan said Wells Fargo Center security ejected him and his wife from the stands Tuesday after they brought in pro-Hong Kong signage for a preseason game against Guangzhou Loong Lions....
00:51, 2019-10-10

Man City are the best team in the world, says Klopp "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp declared Manchester City as the best team in the world even though the Premier League champions have yet to win Europe\u0027s premier club competition."...
23:17, 2019-09-16

Serbia beat Team USA in World Cup "Serbia beat Team USA 94-89 in a consolation game at the FIBA World Cup in\r\nChina on Thursday, continuing a spiral that will conclude Saturday with no\r\nbetter than a seventh-place finish in the tournament."...
23:51, 2019-09-12

Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup? The Americans will have only one player from the All-NBA team on their roster in China. But that could make for an interesting tournamentAnthony Davis, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson… those are just some of the American superst...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Serbia beats Team USA in World Cup Serbia beat Team USA 94-89 in a consolation game at the FIBA World Cup in China on Thursday, continuing a spiral that will conclude Saturday with no better than a seventh-place finish in the tournament....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Klopp: Man City are best team in the world "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp declared Manchester City as the best team in the world as the Champions League winners prepared to start their title defence."...
10:51, 2019-09-17

At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too The United States women’s team has been a source of inspiration to L.G.B.T. soccer players in France, who say they do not enjoy the same freedom to be themselves....
20:34, 2019-06-29

Japan PM Abe says determined to show world strong alliance with U.S. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea, U.S.-Japan economic issues and next month's Group of 20 summit, the Japanese premier said on Monday....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Why the Japan-South Korea Trade War Is Worrying for the World The U.S.-China trade war is inflicting the most damage to the global economy, but it’s the trade spat between Japan and South Korea that signals the larger troubles ahead for the world. South Korea’s Supreme Court ruled in late 2018 that a number of Japanese companies must compensate a g...
02:34, 2019-10-04

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 3.46pm BST 89 mins: Ichise, who has been really solid until now, plays a dreadful pass and Scotland take advantage. Clelland still ha...
16:51, 2019-06-14

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg 4.12pm BST Argentina: Correa; Gomez, Barroso, Cometti, Stabile; Banini, Bravo, Benitez, Mayorga, Bonsegundo; Sole Jaimes. Japan: Yamashita; Shimizu, ...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Japan v England: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleScotland v Argentina – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Paul or tweet him @Paul_Doyle 7.58pm BST The anthems having been solemnly sung, it’s nearly time for the action... 7.55pm BST AC/DC’s Shook Me ALl Night Long has been replac...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Women's World Cup: Netherlands and Japan deliver classic The European champions battled the Asian champions in the final Round of 16 tie at the 2019 Women's World Cup. While the Netherlands progressed, it was the drama of the game itself that deserved acknowledgement....
22:51, 2019-06-27

New Zealand beats Japan 104-87 in FIBA World Cup warm-up Ethan Rusbatch scored 16 points Wednesday as New Zealand beat Japan 104-87 in a warm-up game ahead of the FIBA World Cup in China       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw PARIS (AP) — Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday to earn its first ever point in the Women’s World Cup. Argentina lost its previous six World Cup matches in 2003 and 2007, and missed the 2011 and 2015 tournaments. Argentina had been outscored 33-2 in the six previous Worl...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Patty Mills Casually Tosses Team USA On The Barbie, Snaps Their 78-Game Winning Streak Prior to Team USA’s game against Australia on Friday, Kemba Walker told an Australian reporter that there was a lot of room for growth within the team, and that their previous performance was perhaps not as great as some players thought it was. The quote was the kind of thing a veteran player says t...
16:00, 2019-08-25

Congressman Grijalva sends special proclamation to Sunnyside Little League team before ESPN game SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The group of Tucson 11 and 12-year-old kids who play at Mission Manor Park have moved just a few games away from punching their ticket to the Little League World Series. Sunnyside Little League is hoping to ride the momentum of their victory over Southern California to...
00:17, 2019-08-10

Why Team USA's World Cup defeats were good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so each one tends to feel like a disaster. To be more ...
19:17, 2019-09-12

Opinion: 1999 World Cup team still the best the US has had — for now Picking the best U.S. women's soccer team is a nearly impossible task, but since Ali Kreiger raised the question, Nancy Armour gives it a shot.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-24

Why Team USA's World Cup failure was good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so each one tends to feel like a disaster. To be more ...
12:51, 2019-09-12

Europe lead Team World 3-1 after first day in Laver Cup Team Europe took a 3-1 lead over Team World on the first day of the Laver Cup after winning two of three singles matches and the doubles contest in front of a sellout crowd in Geneva on Friday....
02:00, 2019-09-21

| Team SA primed for Sprint World Champs South African contingent of eleven paddlers are preparing for the biggest sprint regatta of the year, this year’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships....
20:51, 2019-08-20

Four teams that can beat Team USA at FIBA World Cup With major NBA stars deciding not to play for Team USA at this year’s FIBA World Cup in China, the Americans are not a lock to win gold.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-31

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
02:17, 2019-07-04

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup championship and avenge an Olympic defeat to Sweden the......
15:17, 2019-06-07

Japan begin World Cup campaign with goalless draw against Argentina Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a dull goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the tournament on Monday....
03:34, 2019-06-11

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the FINA World Championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
13:00, 2019-07-18

Shaun Edwards looks beyond Japan to World Cup success with France in 2023 • Wales defence coach targets final and ‘taking it from there’• Edwards says he lacked the right experience for Wigan jobShaun Edwards has spoken for the first time about his decision not to become Wigan’s coach after finishing his 12-year stint with Wales in union as well as the prospect of joining...
05:00, 2019-09-03

Japan Approves Scientist's Plan to Create World's First Humanimals For the first time, a government is supporting a plan to create animal embryos with human cells and bring them to term, resulting in a type of humanimal known as a human-animal chimera....
19:34, 2019-07-31

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women’s World Cup youth NARASHINO, Japan (AP) — Jun Endo turned 19 a few days ago and is headed to her first Women’s World Cup. The Japan forward has lots of company. Sixteen others on the 23-player roster are also going for the first time. “I think age doesn’t matter when it comes to playing football,...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Phil Neville will not rest England players against Japan in World Cup • Manager not interested in easier path for runners-up• ‘I’m going to play my best team … I want to finish top’Phil Neville will resist the temptation to rest key players against Japan on Wednesday night as England play their final Group D game, knowing a draw will be enough to secure top spot.There...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Japan held to goalless draw by Argentina at Women’s World Cup Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday to earn its first ever point in the Women’s World Cup.Argentina lost its previous six World Cup matches in 2003 and 2007, and missed the 2011 and 2015 tournaments. Argentina had been outscored 33-2 in the six previous World Cup matches prior ...
05:00, 2019-06-11

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's World Cup in France....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Japan to summon South Korea envoy over World War Two labourer row Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday, his ministry said, in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced labourers in the World War Two era....
04:17, 2019-07-19

Kenki Fukuoka urges Japan to use Ireland win as World Cup springboard • Samoa match must be immediate focus for team, says Fukuoka• ‘Next game is critical in terms of us getting to the quarter-finals’The lives of Japan’s players were transformed after the final whistle sounded on Saturday against Ireland in Shizuoka. Victory against the team ranked No 1 in the world a...
22:51, 2019-09-30

Japan's Tantalizing Bank Dividends Mask a World of Trouble The path to perdition is long for these banks, and while the ultimate ending might be unpleasant, there are opportunities for hope to be rekindled along the way....
16:51, 2019-05-21

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the world championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
04:00, 2019-07-16

USA coach Gary Gold insists pressure is on England for Rugby World Cup clash: 'We don't have anything to lose' USA coach Gary Gold says all the ­pressure is on England when the two teams meet here on Thursday - and that Japan's victory over South Africa in 2015 has made all Tier Two nations believe they can be giant-killers....
22:17, 2019-09-25

Short of perfection: Indoor football team suffers season's first loss in title game The Arizona Rattlers lost a 10-point lead in United Bowl to lose to the Sioux Falls Storm in the Indoor Football League's championship game.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-14

Argentina women's basketball team forced to forfeit game after wearing wrong uniform You'd be hard-pressed to think of a more painful tournament exit than what happened to the Argentina women's basketball team.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Seven Mississippi State football players will miss Louisiana-Lafayette game for violation of team rules Seven Mississippi State football have been ruled out for the Bulldogs' season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette due to violation of team rules       ...
21:17, 2019-08-31

Chinese Basketball Association cancels Houston Rockets G-League team's game amid row: report The Chinese Basketball Association reportedly canceled a planned exhibition game between two of the NBA’s G-League teams in response to the Houston Rockets’ social media row....
10:17, 2019-10-08

Coleman and Lyles head U.S. world championship team Sprint favorites Christian Coleman and Noah Lyles and women's 400 meters hurdles world record holder Dalilah Muhammad headline a 141-member U.S. team for this month's world athletics championships, USA Track and Field announced on Monday....
00:51, 2019-09-17

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 3: Norway Norway are missing Ada Hegerberg but the squad has enough quality to reach the semis if the defence performsThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. ...
12:51, 2019-05-28

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 4: Nigeria The Super Falcons, with star players such as Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie, have finally been backed by the NFFThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for F...
11:17, 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 23: Chile A superstar goalkeeper in the shape of Christiane Endler might not be enough to get underdogs Chile out of their groupThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
08:51, 2019-06-07

USA women’s soccer team returns to U.S. soil after World Cup Win TUCSON – Team USA’s soccer squad continued the celebration of a World Cup championship after landing on U.S. soil. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: ...
08:00, 2019-07-09

Europe and Team World end Laver Cup session level Dominic Thiem and Jack Sock won their singles matches as Team Europe and Team World shared the spoils in the day session on the first day of the Laver Cup in Geneva on Friday....
02:00, 2019-09-21

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 7: Spain The coach Jorge Vilda has left star player Vero Boquete at home and may struggle to get past the last-16 stageThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France...
12:17, 2019-05-30

Kawasaki Racing Team claim first world title "Kawasaki Racing Team emerged victors at the Suzuka 8 Hours after a disrupted race finish. Yamaha Factory Racing Team and Red Bull Honda rounded off the podium after an incredible finish at this year’s race, which handed Team SRC Kawasaki France their first world title."...
07:51, 2019-08-01

Popovich defends team, US beats Poland for 7th at World Cup USA Basketball finishes World Cup in 7th place, tops Poland 87-74 in finale _ with Gregg Popovich offering a strong defense afterward       ...
17:00, 2019-09-14

FIFA Drops Plan for 48-Team World Cup in 2022 Abandoning a proposal championed by its president, FIFA concluded that it could not host the larger tournament in Qatar or come up with a solution to share the event with the tiny gulf emirate’s neighbors....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Team USA advances to championship of Women’s World Cup in France LYON, France (AP) – Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. Team USA has punched its t...
07:00, 2019-07-03

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 12: Jamaica The Reggae Girlz – led by 2018 Guardian Footballer of the Year Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw – have made history just by reaching the tournament This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who...
13:51, 2019-06-01