Alexis Perez

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US women's rugby seeks gold on road to Rio Olympic Games

On Thursday, in Dubai, a squad of American rugby players will begin their attempt to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.<p>In the US, much has been made of rugby’s return to the Games after 90 years, largely because America’s men are the reigning Olympic champions. Rather less has been made of …

Canadian women finish third at World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series

Ghislaine Landry scored the winning try in extra time Friday to give the Canadian women's sevens rugby team a 10-5 win over France in the third-place game at the Dubai Sevens.<p>Canada controlled much of the possession before Landry, from Toronto, raced the length of the pitch to give Canada the …

Chris Robshaw Injury: Updates on Rugby Star's Shoulder and Return

England captain Chris Robshaw has suffered a shoulder injury that will keep him sidelined for the remainder of the year.<p>Continue for updates.<p>O'Shea Speaks on Robshaw's Recovery<p>Monday, Dec. 22<p>"Robbo will be back for Leicester here [Jan 10], most likely," said Director or Rugby Conor O'Shea, courtesy …

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5 Key Battles in Matchday 4 of the European Rugby Champions Cup

This weekend brings a second successive week of continental action, where the European Rugby Champions Cup will once again head into the fray with qualification edging into sight.<p>Last time out, Clermont Auvergne and Harlequins claimed crucial advantages over their pool opponents with victories over …

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Fate of Canada’s auto industry unclear as TPP eases Japanese import costs

Japan-based auto makers have been lobbying for more than two decades for the elimination of Canada's tariff on vehicles imported from outside North America. They finally got their wish Monday.<p>The 6.1-per-cent levy will be phased out over five years if the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade …

Rugby making a difference in South-East Asia

Rugby<p>Rugby making a difference in South-East Asia<p>Sam Bruce<p>December 22, 2014<p><i>Sport Matters</i> is making a huge impact in Laos through rugby © Image …

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