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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.Tour...

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Japan match to go ahead

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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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Argentina vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Defeats against England and Japan have made Scotland's hopes of reaching the last 16 of the 2019 Women's World Cup slim, but a win today against Argentina could be enough for Shelley Kerr's side to qualify via a third-place finish. Will either team do enough to make the group stages? ...
19:34, 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after painful defeat by Japan A “terrific” second half in which Shelley Kerr’s Scotland scored what could yet be a vital goal and “finished strongly” was not enough as they slipped to a second World Cup defeat within five days of their first against England .Japan, the winners eight years ago and runners-up in 2015, got over the...
00:51, 2019-06-15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Watch: Japan's Mana Iwabuchi scores screamer over Scotland at Women's World Cup Japan striker Mana Iwabuchi ripped a screamer in the first half of a Group D match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup against Sweden Friday in Rennes, France....
16:17, 2019-06-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

| 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

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 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

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

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

‘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: 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

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 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

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

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....
03:34, 2019-10-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

England vs Japan live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having clocked up wins over Scotland and Argentina, Phil Neville’s side are already into the last 16 and will be hoping to maintain their 100 per cent Women's World Cup 2019 record against second-in-the group Japan. Will the Lionesses carry on their perfect start, or will Japan nab top s...
16:17, 2019-06-19

Women's World Cup: US soccer star Tobin Heath asked odd question ahead of France match Whether it’s on the pitch or at the podium, U.S. women’s soccer star Tobin Heath is on top of her game even when an odd question may have thrown her off....
19:00, 2019-06-28

France vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's rugby international online from anywhere The Rugby World Cup 2019 is getting close and so it's time for the international warm-up matches to start heating up. France vs Scotland will be the first in a double-header between the two nations that should give them a chance to show what they've got in stock for the world. You can live...
00:00, 2019-08-18

Scotland vs France live stream: how to watch today's rugby international online from anywhere In this double bill of a Rugby World Cup 2019, Scotland are looking for some sweet revenge after being comprehensively beaten in France last weekend. It should be another fabulous encounter and you can live stream Scotland vs France rugby action from anywhere using this guide.  To be frank, it ...
02:17, 2019-08-25

Feliciano Lopez 'absolutely denies' match-fixing link ahead of Andy Murray doubles match-up Feliciano Lopez has launched a fierce denial of any link to match-fixing and said he hopes the controversy will not overshadow Andy Murray's return to action....
22:00, 2019-06-19

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

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Scotland in Rennes on Friday....
18:51, 2019-06-14

RAF serviceman dies after sustaining injury in rugby league match • Scott Stevenson hurt in inter-services game against the army• ‘This is tragic and heartbreaking news,’ says RFL chiefAn RAF senior aircraftman has died after being injured playing in an inter-services rugby league match against the army.Scott Stevenson was hurt playing in the game at Aldershot las...
08:51, 2019-09-17

New Zealand vs Australia live stream: how to watch today's rugby match from anywhere When it comes to Rugby World Cup warm ups, they don't get much bigger than this. The All Blacks versus the Wallabies going head-to-head to assert dominance in their hunt for rugby's biggest prize. And the best bit? You can watch all the action and assess the teams' form with a New Zea...
14:00, 2019-08-17

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
22:34, 2019-06-14

Ireland vs Italy live stream: how to watch rugby international match online from anywhere Ireland head into the World Cup with plenty of work to do following an underwhelming Six Nations campaign in which they finished third. While Italy coach Conor O'Shea has an even bigger task ahead. Now's the time to pick things up and you can live stream Ireland vs Italy - from absolu...
13:17, 2019-08-10

Japan’s late bonus from Matsushima against Samoa hurts Scotland • Hosts now have three wins and 14 points in Pool A• Qualification to be settled against Scotland in final gameKotaro Matsushima scored a bonus-point try deep into injury time as Japan moved closer to their first World Cup quarter-final at the City of Toyota Stadium. The hosts, who turned the tourna...
23:00, 2019-10-05

'Absolutely gutted': England rugby fans react to cancellation of France match – video England fans in Tokyo were left disappointed after learning their side will not play France in Yokohama on Saturday after World Rugby and tournament organisers took the unprecedented step of cancelling their Rugby World Cup pool decider due to the arrival of super Typhoon Hagibis in Japan Continue r...
20:17, 2019-10-10

Australia vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today's Rugby Championship 2019 match from anywhere Even with the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, it feels like today's match between Australia and New Zealand is a big one. As well as the finale of the 2019 Rugby Championship, it's also the first leg of a Bledisloe Cup double header. Any rugby match between these giants is worth a ...
13:17, 2019-08-10

Hamish Watson blow and Ali Price worry add to Scotland’s woes in Japan • Edinburgh flanker Watson out of World Cup with knee injury• Calf injury rules out Springboks prop Trevor NyakaneGregor Townsend’s Scotland have suffered a nightmare start to the World Cup, with the news that Hamish Watson has been ruled out of the tournament while there are concerns over Ali Price...
14:17, 2019-09-23

Japan’s late bonus against Samoa from Kotaro Matsushima hurts Scotland • Hosts now have three wins and 14 points in Pool A• Qualification to be settled against Scotland next weekendKotaro Matsushima scored a bonus-point try deep into injury time as Japan moved to the verge of their first Rugby World Cup quarter-final with a 38-19 Pool A victory over Samoa at the City o...
17:00, 2019-10-05

Argentina vs South Africa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby Championship 2019 match from anywhere With a one-point lead over New Zealand in the table heading into the final weekend, South Africa could claim their first Rugby Championship title in ten years today with a win against Argentina. To discover whether they can prevail, keeping reading to discover how to get yourself an Argentina vs Sou...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Scotland 61-0 Russia: George Horne scores hat-trick as Scots set up do-or-die Japan clash Scotland secured a bonus-point victory over Russia this morning to keep their Rugby World Cup journey alive, but their tournament future remains at the mercy of Typhoon Hagibis....
15:51, 2019-10-11

Scotland 66-0 Russia: George Horne scores hat-trick as Scots set up do-or-die Japan clash Scotland secured a bonus-point victory over Russia this morning to keep their Rugby World Cup journey alive, but their tournament future remains at the mercy of Typhoon Hagibis....
18:00, 2019-10-09

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

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

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

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

Japan 28-21 Scotland: Hosts fend off Scottish fightback in thriller to set up quarter-final clash with South Africa To even travel to this game, for so long a standout fixture of this World Cup pool stage, under perfect blue skies made it easy to forget all that went into its buildup. From the hammering of Typhoon Hagibis and all the devastation it caused, to the war of words and threatened lawsuits last week. Th...
16:17, 2019-10-13

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

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

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

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

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England match is a must win game for the hosts, if they wish to remain in control of their own ICC World Cup 2019 destiny. How to watch live stream telecast....
13:00, 2019-06-30

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

Trump awards ‘President’s Cup’ at sumo match in Japan President Trump is accustomed to congratulating sports stars in the United States. But no president before him has ever presented a championship trophy to a sumo wrestler in Japan....
14:51, 2019-05-26

Colorado Rapids match to go ahead as scheduled despite plague Rapids cancel fireworks due to plague-infested fleas in areaMatch will go ahead as scheduled despite local health scareThe Colorado Rapids have announced Saturday’s match with the Montreal Impact will go ahead as scheduled, but parking at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park will be restricted to asphalt lots...
21:51, 2019-08-02

Barty scrambles ahead in scrappy U.S. Open second-round match Second seed Ash Barty fought off a stiff challenge at the end of the second set to beat American Lauren Davis 6-2 7-6(2) and reach the third round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-08-29

| Russell holds key to Scotland's World Cup hopes Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes he has his strongest squad in his two-year tenure, but if they are to shine at the World Cup then Finn Russell will have to be at his best....
10:00, 2019-09-05

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

England fans given booze warning ahead of Czech Republic match England football team supporters have been warned that local police will be particularly vigilant in identifying drunk fans ahead of tomorrow's Euro 2020 qualifier in the Czech Republic....
16:51, 2019-10-10

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 15: Scotland Shelley Kerr has proven winners in her squad and, if they avoid injuries, Scotland could be a surprise package in FranceThis 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 ...
11:17, 2019-06-03

England v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the 17.00 BST kick-offBronze: ‘I scored a couple of goals and my life changed overnight’Send your emails to Gregg here or tweet him @GreggBakowski 4.46pm BST The Scotland manager, Shelley Kerr, had this to say in the buildup to the match: On paper we’ve bridged the gap...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Scotland land at World Cup in better shape and in executive style • Judy Murray and Steve Clarke delivered pep talks beforehand• We’ve got a better style of play, says full-back Nicola DochertyIt is safe to assume Nicola Sturgeon has secured Nicola Docherty’s vote. Before the first minister facilitated the funding that has enabled all part‑time players in Scotland...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Scotland v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleJapan v England – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.58pm BST Not long now: It’s a sunny evening in Paris and the teams are out on the Parc des Princes sward. It’s time for the national anthems and...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup Scotland's hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women's World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but they have responded by bringing out their secret weapon for their next game against Japan - rubber chickens....
12:34, 2019-06-13

England beats neighbor Scotland 2-1 to open World Cup NICE, France (AP) — Ellen White got England off to a winning start at the Women’s World Cup, curling in a shot to give the 2015 semifinalists a 2-1 victory against tournament newcomers Scotland. In a dominant first half, Nikita Parris netted a penalty in the 14th minute before White struck in ...
20:17, 2019-06-09

Champions League final: At least six Brits arrested ahead of Saturday's match At least six Brits were arrested in Madrid before Saturday's Champions League final, according to police, including one man accused of performing a sex act in public....
21:51, 2019-06-02

Scotland crash out of Women’s World Cup after dramatic Argentina comeback Scotland crashed out of the World Cup in dramatic style after throwing away a three-goal lead against Argentina. They looked to be cruising to victory until a five-minute capitulation saw Milagros Menéndez score and goalkeeper Lee Alexander deflect the ball into her own net to put Shelley Kerr’s sid...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Group D on FridayKim Little has said she felt Scotland showed signs of the ability they possess in their 2-1 opening defeat against England at the Women’s World Cup on Sunday.Scotland, making their first ever appea...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Shelley Kerr says Scotland ‘devastated’ after cruel World Cup exit • ‘We feel very hard done by,’ says coach after 3-3 Argentina draw• Neville looks forward as England beat Japan to reach last 16Phil Neville looked forward to the “business end” of the World Cup after watching his side defeat Japan 2-0 to reach the knockout stages as group winners. But while England...
03:17, 2019-06-20

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

Phil Neville calls for bravery in World Cup opener against Scotland England’s manager wants his side to take risks in an intriguing World Cup opener in NicePhil Neville takes his seat at a near-deserted beachside restaurant and surveys the mid-morning scene. “Not bad,” says England’s manager gesturing towards the waves breaking gently on the pebbly shoreline and the...
00:17, 2019-06-09

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

Watch: England's Nikita Parris gets nasty nutmeg vs. Scotland at World Cup England star Nikita Parris pulled off a filthy nutmeg dribble move during her squad's group stage win against Scotland at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
22:34, 2019-06-10

Scotland strive to avoid World Cup slip-ups with shampoo-soaked balls Thunderstorm forecast for Scotland v Ireland game15,000 people turn up for Wales open training sessionScotland have brushed up their act before Sunday’s wet and wild World Cup opener with Ireland – by practising with balls soaked in shampoo. Gregor Townsend’s team are forecast to kick-off their camp...
18:51, 2019-09-16

Scotland survive Khadija Shaw’s class to leave for World Cup in fine spirits • Women’s International Friendly: Scotland 3-2 Jamaica• Cuthbert 30, Weir 35, Howard 68; Shaw 15 49Scotland’s women will head to the World Cup having broken records as well as barriers. That 18,555 turned up at Hampden Park for this pre-tournament farewell against Jamaica smashed the previous best h...
06:17, 2019-05-29

Record crowd set to give Scotland send-off for Women’s World Cup | Ewan Murray Shelley Kerr’s side face Jamaica at Hampden on Tuesday in a friendly expected to set a record for a women’s game in ScotlandShelley Kerr’s depiction of a “watershed moment” for women’s football in Scotland does not remotely feel like exaggeration. A crowd in the region of 25,000 is expected at Hampd...
02:51, 2019-05-28

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

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

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

England 2 Scotland 1 analysis: Work to do for Phil Neville as VAR controversy hurts World Cup debutants England Women got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start against Scotland, thanks to a helping hand from the VAR, but coach Phil Neville will be concerned by the manner in which his side faded in the second half....
22:51, 2019-06-09

| 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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 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

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

| 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

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

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

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 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

| 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

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: 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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, briefly halted nearby bullet trains, but did not dera...
22:00, 2019-05-25

Trudeau meets with U.K., Japan prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
20:51, 2019-08-24

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped. But as world leaders descend on Os...
00:51, 2019-06-28

Donald Trump in Japan ahead of G20 summit: 'We take care of our allies' U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Thursday for the G20 summit, where he'll meet with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
23:17, 2019-06-27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Analyst: North Korea missile tests no match for Japan, South Korea dispute North Korea's recent missile tests are not likely to change the dynamics of the South Korea-Japan trade dispute partly due to U.S. President Donald Trump's approach to Kim Jong Un, a Korea expert says....
05:00, 2019-08-01

Trump Moves Ahead With U.S.-Japan Trade Pact That Eases Some Tariffs President Trump notified Congress on Monday that the U.S. and Japan were prepared to enter a limited agreement that would lower some tariffs and set terms of digital trade....
18:17, 2019-09-17

Trump, in Japan, meets Emperor Naruhito ahead of news conference with Abe President Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, ahead of a much-anticipated news conference where the president is expected to talk about topics ranging from trade to North Korea....
08:51, 2019-05-27

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic will be high on the agenda....
03:17, 2019-07-13

Japan's Nikkei little changed ahead of Jackson Hole; Shiseido advances Japan's Nikkei was little changed on Wednesday, as investors held positions ahead of a key central bankers' gathering in the United States, which could provide markets with some near-term cues....
08:17, 2019-08-22

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is meant to showcase Japan's strengths in the field....
14:00, 2019-09-05

MS Dhoni Likely To Retire After India's Last World Cup Match If India qualify for the finals and go on to win the World Cup, it would be ideal setting for a fitting farewell to one of the legends of Indian cricket....
12:00, 2019-07-03

Owens to referee World Cup opening match Nigel Owens, who refereed the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, will get the 2019 tournament underway when he takes charge of the opening game between Japan and Russia in Tokyo on Sept. 20....
18:17, 2019-07-19

| First blood to Sun in world swim grudge match China's controversial champion Sun Yang topped qualifying in the 400m freestyle at the FINA World Championships to set up a final that will be bubbling with hostility....
09:34, 2019-07-21

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The six-time women’s world player of the year was hurt in training on May 24. She had a week of physical therapy before returning to practice. But on...
02:34, 2019-06-09

The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win....
14:51, 2019-05-27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
15:17, 2019-08-01

Women's World Cup Final scores better ratings than '18 men's match More people watched the women's U.S. soccer team win the World Cup last weekend than did the final match of the men's tournament last year, according to ratings for both broadcasts....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Sunday’s US win most-watched Women’s World Cup group match LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Americans’ 3-0 win over Chile set a record for the most-watched group-stage Women’s World Cup match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew 5,324,000 viewers for Sunday’s game, topping 4,492,000 for the Americans’ 0-0 group-stage draw against Swed...
01:34, 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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: 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: 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

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

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

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

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measures will not resolve such imbalances....
10:17, 2019-05-27

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could remove South Korea from its list of favored trade partners....
15:34, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 3-S.Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favoured-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could remove South Korea from its list of favoured trade partners....
12:17, 2019-08-01

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received a panicked email imploring them to buy tickets for Bangladesh versus Pakistan at Lord’s or risk damaging the club’s global reputation.Only 50% of avai...
03:17, 2019-07-03

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Bristol, with both sides earning a point......
20:51, 2019-06-11

How to Watch India vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Live Stream World Cup cricket score and live streaming for the India vs Bangladesh match is available via a variety of sources. How to watch Bangladesh vs India live stream....
18:51, 2019-07-02

Venus Williams is coming to The Bronx for World TeamTennis match When the New York Empire from World TeamTennis gets its season underway, it will feature some star-studded matches. Venus Williams and the Washington Kastles will visit the Empire’s home court, the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in The Bronx, on July 19 at 6:30 p.m. The Empire is coached by...
02:51, 2019-05-22

World Cup 2019: India vs New Zealand Match Abandoned Due To Rain India vs New Zealand Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Persistent rain in Nottingham throughout the day forced the umpires to call off the match without toss....
17:00, 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup match attracts bigger TV audience than cricket England’s victory over Scotland attracted average audience of 4.6 million, compared with 550,000 for men’s cricketWomen’s football is now more popular than cricket – at least when it comes to TV ratings.England’s victory over Scotland in the Women’s World Cup attracted an average audience of 4.6 mil...
21:51, 2019-06-10

USA vs Thailand: How to watch, livestream 2019 Women’s World Cup match The United States Women’s National Team kicks off their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup campaign against Thailand on Tuesday afternoon. The United States, who won the tournament in 2015, will open up their Group F crusade looking to become just the second team ever to defend a Women’s World Cup title. T...
21:51, 2019-06-11

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

USA vs Chile: How to watch, live stream 2019 Women’s World Cup match After stirring controversy with their 13-0 blowout win over Thailand on Tuesday, the U.S Women’s National Team takes the next step in its World Cup title defense Sunday against Chile. The USWNT and Chile are familiar foes, having playing one another in September, with the Americans scoring 3-0 and 4...
17:17, 2019-06-16

Fritz shocks Thiem to put Team World within one match of Laver Cup victory "Taylor Fritz beat Dominic Thiem 7-5, 6-7 (3-7) 10-5, in dramatic style on Sunday to put his team just one match away from their first Laver Cup victory."...
19:51, 2019-09-22

Liverpool to play December ‘test’ match in Qatar for 2022 World Cup • Liverpool head for Gulf in Club World Cup • Qatar’s facilities to be given World Cup dry runFifa has awarded Qatar the next two Club World Cups, for this December when Liverpool will represent Europe as champions, and 2020. Both will be “tests” for the World Cup being held in the Gulf state in 202...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Team World take Laver Cup lead as Sock and Isner win double's match "Jack Sock and John Isner came from a set down to beat Roger Federer and Stefan Tsitsipas 5-7, 6-4, 10-8, in the double\u0027s at the Laver Cup on Sunday."...
14:34, 2019-09-22

Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule and fixtures: ICC match dates and times The 2019 Cricket World Cup takes place in England and Wales this summer, with the ten finest one-day sides on the planet battling it out to be crowned champions....
16:51, 2019-05-28

How to Watch India vs Afghanistan Cricket Match Live Online Around the World India vs Afghanistan game is the first match of the day, which also sees New Zealand take on West Indies in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Here's how to watch live stream telecast of both......
14:17, 2019-06-22

Pakistan v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup match abandoned – as it didn't happen Heavy rain in Bristol meant that no play was possible, with both sides picking up a point each 3.58pm BST Related: Cricket World Cup 2019: latest standings Both sides take a point each from the washout – which moves them both into the top four in the nascent Cricket World Cup table. 3.48pm BST The ...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano to watch World Cup match from space Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be watching Friday’s Pool B match from the International Space Station as it orbits some 250 miles above the earth....
06:00, 2019-10-05

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: live stream Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere New Zealand, beaten finalists in 2015, kick off their Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign today in Cardiff against the unfancied, yet unpredictable Sri Lanka. The game signals the start of a weekend of exciting matches, with cricket World Cup fever now in full flow. No matter where you are in the world ...
11:17, 2019-06-01

World Cup 2019: South Africa vs West Indies Match Rained Off The World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Southampton, with both sides earning a point each....
23:34, 2019-06-10

German football teams smash world record for longest match Two teams from southwestern Germany played a 168-hour game from May 29 to June 5 that ended in a draw. The match already surpassed the previous record holder on June 3....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking no chances....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Chile vs USA live stream: how to watch Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere It's hard to remember a more dominant performance on football's biggest stage than the USWT's crushing 13-0 victory over Thailand during their opening game of the 2019 Women's World Cup on Tuesday.There was no easing themselves into the tournament, with Jill Ellis's team ass...
04:00, 2019-06-17

"Here To Watch The Game": Vijay Mallya At India-Australia World Cup Match Businessmen Vijay Mallya, facing extradition proceedings in UK, was spotted at the Kennington Oval in London today watching India's World Cup match against Australia. "I am here to watch the game,"......
04:00, 2019-06-10

Erling Braut Håland breaks U-20 World Cup record with nine goals in one match Norwegian’s father is former Man City player Alf-IngeEighteen-year-old is eligible to play for England It’s perhaps not a surprise that Norway’s Erling Braut Håland is excelling at the Under-20 World Cup. He has the genetics – his father is former Man City and Leeds player Alf-Inge Håland – and the ...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Asia markets inch higher ahead of trade talks; Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Tuesday as investors awaited developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai. The Bank of Japan also opted to keep monetary policy steady....
17:51, 2019-07-31

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

Bangladesh vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having both hit the ground running with impressive wins in their opening matches, Bangladesh and New Zealand will be looking to build on their good starts as they meet each other at The Oval in South London for Match 9 of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. No matter where you are in the world you can watch...
13:51, 2019-06-05

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka withdraws mid-match from Western & Southern Open with injury Early in the third set of a quarterfinal match Friday on Center Court, World No. 1 Naomi Osaka injured her left knee and could not continue        ...
17:00, 2019-08-17

Women's World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup is all set to get underway in France, with 24 teams battling it out for the biggest prize there is in football. Regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting a 2019 Women’s World Cup live stream will ensure you don ...
12:34, 2019-06-05

India vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch the Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere The last two teams in the 2019 Cricket World Cup that stand unbeaten go head-to-head today in Nottingham for what looks set to be a cracking match. You can watch the action no matter where you are in the world by using our guide below to getting an India vs New Zealand live stream. Having already cl...
18:34, 2019-06-12

A 96-year-old World War II veteran nails national anthem before USA-Mexico soccer match 96-year-old WWII veteran Pete DuPré brought down the house when he performed the national anthem on his harmonica before the USA-Mexico match.        ...
20:17, 2019-05-27

South Korea mulls ending arcane age system to match rest of world In South Korea a baby is one on the day it is born, and turns two on New Year’s Day, even if it is the very next dayA South Korean MP is attempting to overturn a centuries-old tradition in which every newborn baby turns one on the day they are born and two on the next New Year’s Day.The unusual cust...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Cameroon vs England live stream: how to watch Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Game on! Although they enjoyed a flawless group stage campaign with three wins from three, England didn't emphatically blow away of their opponents in the same way that other 2019 Women's World Cup contenders like France and the USA have. They now face a testing challenge in the first knoc...
19:17, 2019-06-23

Sweden vs USA live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having not been tested so far at the 2019 Women's World Cup 2019, today's match against the Swedes looks set to be a much more demanding examination of the USA's credentials as tournament favourites. Read on to find out how you can catch an Sweden vs USA live stream from anywhere arou...
01:34, 2019-06-21

USA vs Thailand live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Reigning champs the USA have never lost their opening match of a Women's World Cup - could Thailand pull off a soccer shock in their Group F showdown? Read on to find out how you can catch a USA vs Thailand live stream from anywhere around the world with our instructions below. Ranked No.1 in t...
19:17, 2019-06-11

Rohit Sharma century helps India to World Cup grudge match win over Pakistan Seven times India have met Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup, seven times India have won. The Manchester rain relented long enough for them to take this meeting, played before a wonderful crowd, with some ease. This was the competition's most anticipated game, but the margin of victory was a whoppin...
01:34, 2019-06-17

West Indies thrash Pakistan in Cricket World Cup match at Trent Bridge West Indies produce a blistering bowling display to crush Pakistan by seven wickets and begin their World Cup campaign with an emphatic victory at Trent Bridge....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Cricket World Cup, Windies vs Pakistan: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium Windies will take on ever-mercurial Pakistan in their first match of the World Cup 2019 and will have the battle the Pakistani fans along with the team....
14:00, 2019-05-30

France vs USA live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Are you ready? It's the big one...USWNT against hosts France in a match worthy of the final of the 2019 Women's World Cup. It's not a Women's World Cup that you'll want to miss and you'll be able to watch from anywhere around the world with our France vs USA live stream...
22:34, 2019-06-28

Australia vs Afghanistan live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup match from anywhere This is the kind of match that World Cups were made for, whether football, rugby or cricket. When one of the sports' powerhouses comes up against an emerging nation. This is the first of the Cricket World Cup 2019 and it features champions Australia against Afghanistan. It's a day-night ga...
13:17, 2019-06-01

England vs Sweden live stream: how to watch Women's World Cup 2019 match for 3rd place from anywhere It's usually the game nobody wants to play in, but the build-up to today's third-place playoff between Sweden and England suggests both sides are looking to end their campaigns on a high. To see who takes the bronze medal at the 2019 Women's World Cup, make sure that you have all the ...
17:00, 2019-07-06

Australia vs Jamaica live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After a stunning comeback win over Brazil, Australia can today book their place in the next round of the Women's World Cup 2019 with a win over Jamaica today. While the Reggae Girlz are trying to pick up their very first points of the campaign. You can watch the crucial group game with our Aust...
22:51, 2019-06-18

India vs Pakistan: Cricket World Cup's marquee match that lifts rivalry to whole new level This is already officially the wettest World Cup on record, but if there is one game organisers do not want wrecked by rain it is Sunday's blockbuster clash between India and Pakistan....
21:17, 2019-06-15

Australia vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia will be looking to get back on track today after getting outplayed by India's batsmen in their defeat on Sunday - weather permitting, of course. Pakistan meanwhile have steadied the ship, putting behind them their abject showing in their opening match against the West Indies to notch ...
11:00, 2019-06-12

Italy vs Netherlands live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere With the Italy and Holland looking fairly well-matched, its looking like we're in store for another tightly-contested 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final. And it's one you'll be able to watch from anywhere around the world with our Italy vs Netherlands live stream guide below.&#...
18:17, 2019-06-29

Argentina vs England live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere England opened their World Cup campaign with a welcome 2-1 win over Scotland. For most of the game they were dominant, but questions will be asked as to how they allowed their neighbourly rivals to get back into the game in the later stages.Argentina will have their tales up after earning a hard-fou...
11:51, 2019-06-15

Canada vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Group E is on a knife-edge at the Women's World Cup 2019 and a lot rests on the second games for Canada and New Zealand. Read on to find out how you can catch a Canada vs New Zealand live stream from anywhere around the world with our instructions below.Canada opened their World Cup campaign wi...
19:51, 2019-06-15

Opinion: Why US-France World Cup match is biggest game in women's soccer history Friday’s quarterfinal between the USWNT and the World Cup host, France, carries a significance that reaches well beyond our country.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-28

India vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 grudge match from anywhere There are a lot of people who have been waiting for this 2019 Cricket World Cup a long time - India vs Pakistan. There were rumours of more than 500,000 people applying to buy tickets to watch this live at Old Trafford, and we're expecting a worldwide audience in the tens of millions. National ...
19:51, 2019-06-15

Germany vs Sweden live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Of all the 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-finals, Geremany vs Sweden might be the hardest to call. With a heatwave taking hold across France, two of the World Cup's coolest customers will be looking to keep their heads in what looks likely to be a close encounter.Today's 2019 Women&ap...
18:17, 2019-06-29

Australia vs Italy live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia have only failed to qualify for the Women's World Cup once (the very first in 1991). Italy are less familiar to the tournament, with this the first time they've qualified since 1999. How will the two teams fair, in this, their Women's World Cup 2019 Group C opening match? Re...
16:00, 2019-06-09

England vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Was the expectation too much? Did England bottle it? Or were Pakistan just too good on the day? Whichever way you spin it, England unexpectedly lost in Nottingham on Monday and now it's time to brush themselves down and get going again in Cardiff today. If you want to know how to get an England...
15:34, 2019-06-08

India vs Australia live stream: how to watch the huge Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Over a week in to the 2019 Cricket World Cup, and we finally get a clash between two of the pre-tournament favourites. And this has got classic written all over it. One of India or Australia will walk away from The Oval today with a CWC loss to their name, and we can't pick which it's goin...
20:51, 2019-06-08

Australia vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having bounced back from their defeat against India with a solid win against Pakistan, Australia will today looking to consolidate their place amid the top four today Sri Lanka. No matter where you are in the world you can watch today's match by using our guide below to getting a Australia vs S...
11:51, 2019-06-15

England vs West Indies live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Despite an underwhelming fielding display which led to their loss against Pakistan, England have impressed in their two wins from three matches so far at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. They dominated at the crease against Bangladesh and provided a near flawless game against South Africa. No matter wher...
23:17, 2019-06-13

England vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere England and Pakistan couldn't have had more different openers in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. This year's hosts got to the ideal start to calm their nerves after beating South Africa convincingly last Thursday, while Pakistan were thumped by the Windies in Nottingham. Today they face off an...
10:51, 2019-06-03

Australia vs Brazil live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia need to bounce back quickly to avoid an early exit from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, after a shock 2-1 loss to Italy. Can they get back on track against the samba stars? Read on to find out how you can catch a Australia vs Brazil live stream from anywhere around the world wit...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Pakistan vs West Indies live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup match from anywhere Even if you're not from Pakistan or the West Indies, we'd venture to say that the excitement for the start of the 2019 Cricket World Cup is still so feverish after yesterday's opener, that loads of cricket fans from all countries are going to tune in to this one. That's why we&ap...
12:51, 2019-05-31

South Africa vs India live stream: watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After almost a week since the 2019 Cricket World Cup started, India are finally ready to enter the fray. Receiving special dispensation to allow their IPL superstars time to recover from the T20 razzmatazz, they get started today against a South Africa team who have had the worst possible start to t...
12:34, 2019-06-05

Australia vs West Indies live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Defending champions Australia continue their Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign today in Nottingham against a West Indies side that also enjoyed a routine victory in their opening fixture. You can watch the match no matter where you are in the world by using our guide below to getting an Australia V We...
11:51, 2019-06-06

South Africa vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere How are your Sunday plans looking? If they're anything like ours, they involve finding a television, laptop or tablet and settling in for the next match in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Well you're in the right place to discover how to get a South Africa ...
14:17, 2019-06-02

Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer fined 15 per cent of England vs Pakistan match fees England pair Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for incidents during Monday's Cricket World Cup defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday....
10:01, 2019-06-04

India vs New Zealand LIVE: Cricket World Cup 2019 match prediction and latest semi-final updates India will contest their World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Tuesday after Australia's defeat to South Africa shook up the standings heading into the last four....
12:00, 2019-07-08

England vs South Africa LIVE score: Latest Cricket World Cup 2019 match action from The Oval England's bid for a first ever Cricket World Cup triumph finally gets underway this morning when they host South Africa at The Oval in the tournament curtain raiser....
12:17, 2019-05-30

Pakistan vs Bangladesh result, Cricket World Cup 2019: Match commentary stream, latest wicket updates Pakistan coasted to a 94-run World Cup victory over Bangladesh at Lord's - but bow out of the competition after failing to produce the unlikely margin of victory needed to claim a semi-final spot....
00:00, 2019-07-06

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

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

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

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

Sri Lanka vs India LIVE score, Cricket World Cup 2019: Match commentary stream, latest wicket updates Sri Lanka take on India in the Cricket World Cup at Headingley today, while South Africa face Australia in Manchester a little later on this afternoon....
14:17, 2019-07-06

Afghanistan vs West Indies result, Cricket World Cup 2019: Match commentary stream, latest wicket updates Chris Gayle made little impression with the bat but was instrumental in the field in what is likely to be his final World Cup appearance as the West Indies overcame a spirited Afghanistan....
05:51, 2019-07-05

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan rate decision ahead The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
02:00, 2019-09-19

Asia stocks edge higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan rate decision ahead The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
03:34, 2019-09-19

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Barty's Wimbledon party over but world No.1 looks ahead with hope Ash Barty's surprise fourth-round defeat to unheralded American Alison Riske at Wimbledon was a bitter pill to swallow after her giddy ride to the top of world tennis but the Australian said it would only fortify her for the rest of the year....
13:51, 2019-07-09

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

Wimbledon won't show Women's World Cup semifinal match The chief executive of the All England Club says they won't be showing the England national soccer team's Women's World Cup semifinal match on Tuesday against the United States on screens around the grounds       ...
23:34, 2019-07-01

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
08:51, 2019-06-04

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
09:01, 2019-06-01

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

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
22:51, 2019-05-31

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive consequences....
15:17, 2019-06-02

Marta back in training ahead of Women's World Cup Brazil forward Marta has returned to training after recovering from a left thigh injury, five days before the team plays its opening match at the Women's World Cup        ...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe. The company, a FIFA sponsor si...
13:51, 2019-05-30

US Women’s World Cup champs arrive home ahead of parade NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Women’s national team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands. The soccer team, which won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title, touched down at Newark Liberty International Airport at about 4:30 p.m. Monday where they were ...
06:00, 2019-07-09

World stocks mark time ahead of U.S. data, earnings Global stocks struggled to cling to recent gains on Tuesday and the dollar lingered with markets awaiting U.S. data and a slew of corporate and bank earnings for a fresh readout on the health of the world's largest economy....
11:51, 2019-07-16

Canada get timely reminder from World Cup ahead of Haiti clash Canadian coach John Herdman said his squad will go into Saturday's Gold Cup quarter-final against Haiti with a fresh reminder at how thin the margins can be after watching their female counterparts fall at the women's World Cup....
23:17, 2019-06-27

FIFA defends VAR ahead of women's World Cup quarter-finals "FIFA on Wednesday defended its VAR review system, saying referees had reached a 98% accuracy rate in decision-making during the group stage of the women\u0027s World Cup in France."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

World Cup winner Liam Plunkett expects Surrey T20 clash to 'feel like an international match' Liam Plunkett cannot wait to take the field for the first time as a World Cup winner in Tuesday's T20 London derby between Surrey and Middlesex at the Kia Oval....
15:00, 2019-07-23

Fiba World Cup: USA stroll past Japan with Antetokounmpo lying in wait Americans enjoy comfortable win after struggles against TurkeyTeam USA will now face Greece in next round of World CupJaylen Brown scored 20 points, Kemba Walker added 15 and Team USA finally got to enjoy an easy night, rolling past Japan 98-45 in the Group E finale at the Fiba World Cup.The US are ...
19:34, 2019-09-05

Japan Is Among the World’s Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man sprayed sprayed an unidentified liquid accelerant before starting the fire, according to the Associated Press. The vio...
10:00, 2019-07-19

AB de Villiers has no regrets over controversial retirement U-turn ahead of Cricket World Cup South African legend AB de Villiers says he has no regrets over his controversial offer to come out of international retirement for this summer's World Cup, insisting: "it was something I had to get off my chest"....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Ahead Of The Netball World Cup, Laura Bailey Rekindles Her Love Of The Sport Ahead of the semi final, find out what happened when model, contributing editor, and photographer Laura Bailey took to the court with key members of the England team...
19:34, 2019-07-20

Virus sweeps England camp ahead of World Cup quarter-final "A virus running through the England camp means Millie Bright is a doubt for Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final against Norway along with fellow centre-back Steph Houghton."...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup: US exude confidence, not arrogance ahead of England clash The US women's soccer team is making headlines at the World Cup in France. When it comes to their presence not only on the football pitch but also in society, they are in a class of their own....
23:17, 2019-07-02

New Zealand hand coach contract extension ahead of World Cup opener New Zealand's women's soccer team have received a boost ahead of their World Cup final opener against the Netherlands on Tuesday after coach Tom Sermanni was given a contract extension through next year's Tokyo Olympics....
07:51, 2019-06-08

High hopes ahead of inaugural World Urban Games in Budapest "Almost 300 of the world’s top urban sport athletes are expected to head to Budapest, Hungary, this weekend for what is billed as \"the ultimate showcase of urban culture\"."...
03:51, 2019-09-13