Rugby World Cup

New Zealand repeat as Women’s Rugby World Cup champions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Black Ferns stood shoulder to shoulder Saturday as their national anthem played and day turned to dusk by the San Francisco …

Rugby Union

England men reach Rugby World Cup Sevens semi-final; while women battle back to win Challenge trophy

England sealed a spot in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens after a dramatic extra-time 24-19 victory against hosts USA. Meanwhile, the women made up for the disappointment of losing in the opening round of the main tournament to win the Challenge trophy with victory over Japan.<p>The men …

Rugby Union

Ireland dominate Kenya to secure a place in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens

Ireland has beaten Kenya in the Rugby World Cup Sevens to advance to the semi-finals against Wales.Jordan Conroy proved to be the man of the hour …

Rugby Union

Women's Hockey World Cup 2018: Full schedule, results, India's matches, dates and time in IST

The Hockey Women's World Cup takes place in London from 21 July to 5 August.India have been drawn in the same pool as Ireland, USA and England as …

FIH Hockey World Cup

Highlights: Sevens World Cup (Day 2)

Highlights of the women’s semi-finals, third-place playoff and final at the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco.

South African Rugby

How USA Rugby is Growing the Sport Stateside

The Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 gets underway Friday in San Francisco. USA Rugby Commercial Director Mark Griffin explains why the sport is growing …

Team USA

Sam Warburton retirement a 'red flag' for rugby union, admits World Rugby chief Agustin Pichot amid injury crisis

Sam Warburton’s injury-enforced retirement is a “red flag” for rugby union that could be the trigger to bring in a radical change to how players are …

World Rugby

Kiwis win San Fran Sevens

FOX SCORES<p>FOX SCORES<br>• AFL<br>• Cricket<br>• Football<br>• Motorsport<br>• NRL<br>• Netball<br>• Rugby<br>• Tennis<br>• Basketball<br>• Golf<br>• NHL<br>• US Sports<p>Golf<p>MajorRound 3British OpenJ. Spieth tied on -9Match …

Rugby Sevens

Watch: Unstoppable! Portia Woodman powers past French defenders to score superb solo try in Sevens World Cup final

The Black Ferns Sevens have defended their Sevens World Cup title in emphatic fashion this afternoon, beating France 29-0 in San Francisco.<p>The Kiwis …

Sport (New Zealand)

Former U.S. rugby star says the sport is about to ‘take off’ in America

With a joyous celebration and sounds of elite rugby reverberating just outside an AT&T Park suite Saturday afternoon, Zachary Test said the sport is …

San Francisco

France upset Australia to face NZ in RWC 7s women's final

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ellia Green walked out of a medical room in the bowels of AT&T Park and looked up at a TV screen on the wall. She couldn't have …

Rugby Union

2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens highlights: Papua New Guinea 32, Mexico 0

Papua New Guinea's women's team shut out Mexico 32-0 at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens.

Papua New Guinea

All Blacks sevens' Kurt Baker says team's 'grown a lot since' Commonwealth Games gold

The All Blacks sevens side are a better unit than they were for their gold medal at this year's Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, according to …

Sport (New Zealand)

‘Our son has come out as gay. How do we support him?’

Ask Roe: We’re worried our own beliefs stopped him speaking to us sooner

Leo Varadkar

World Cup showcases Canadian rugby's potential — and its challenges

SAN FRANCISCO — Gareth Rees never would have imagined playing rugby at a place like AT&T Park in San Francisco, which is why the Canadian Hall of …

Rugby Union

Watch: Bryan Habana on Sevens World Cup

South African Rugby

Rugby Sevens: Black Ferns Sevens to face France after dramatic semifinals

As expected the Black Ferns Sevens are into another World Cup final, their opponent however is a surprise.<p>The defending champions will square off …

Sport (New Zealand)

Aussie 7s into bronze medal match

The side were leading 12-0 as halftime was called with tries from Vani Pelite and Ellia Green to open proceedings, however, momentum fell out of …

Sport (Australia)

Sunday's TV/Radio listings (July 22)

<b>Event</b><p><b>Time</b><p><b>TV</b><p><b>**Action sports**</b><p>X Games Minneapolis<p>noon<p>Ch. 8<p><b>**MLB**</b><p>St. Louis at Chi. Cubs<p>1:00<p>TBS<p>Cleveland at Rangers<p>2:00<p>FSSW<p>Houston at LA …

Tour de France

Thank you Sam... you've shown us what being a true role model really is

Dear Sam,<p>And so it’s goodbye even though it seems like five minutes since we first saw you in a senior Welsh shirt - making your debut off the bench …

News (Wales)

USA Rugby Sevens men's and women's teams progress on day one

Both the men’s and women’s Eagles Sevens have started in confident fashion at the Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Francisco on Friday, with the women’s Eagles winning twice to progress to the semi-final stage.<p>The men’s Eagles opened their tournament in imposing fashion, beating Wales 35-0 in their …

Sport (Australia)

Latest: GAA say Páirc Uí Chaoimh can't be used for Liam Miller tribute match

<b>Update 5.45pm:</b> The GAA have said their hands are tied in relation to the rule preventing Páirc Uí Chaoimh being used for a Liam Miller tribute match, …

Liam Miller

Rugby World Cup Sevens: Blitzboks star Rosko Specman ready for new challenges

Springboks Sevens star Rosko Specman has endured a frustrating couple of months after injury kept him out of the final two tournaments in the HSBC …

Rugby Union

All Blacks Sevens beat Russia, advance to World Cup quarter-finals

The All Blacks Sevens have cruised to a 29-5 win over Russia in their opening match of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco.<p>The victory sets …

Sport (New Zealand)

Blyde scythes, Woodman wonderful as New Zealand shut out Ireland

After a brilliant win over England, defeat sends Ireland Women to the 5-8th place play-offs.

Rugby Union

Team USA Loses Close Men’s World Cup Quarterfinal To England, Shows Nation’s Progress In Rugby Sevens

<i>Martin Iosefo runs with the ball at the Rugby World Cup Sevens on July 21, 2018 in San Francisco.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — Rugby has its roots in Britain. And …

Team USA

England Women defeated in World Cup Sevens opener

• England lose 14-19 to Ireland<br>• Will face Mexico at 00:02 BST<p><b>England Women were beaten 14-19 by Ireland in their opening game of the World Cup Sevens in</b> …

Rugby Sevens

Nigel Owens column: There's one thing that happened at Russia 2018 that I'd like to see at the Rugby World Cup

I think it has been a brilliant football World Cup.<p>As a casual football fan I have really enjoyed watching it and, in my opinion, it mostly showed …

News (Wales)

Perry Baker: US speed merchant ready to rip up San Francisco

<b>(CNN) —</b> Midway through a cup semifinal at the 2018 Las Vegas Sevens, Perry Baker found himself caught on his own try line with three Fijians hovering over him.<p>His USA Eagles side trailed by a try -- get tackled, concede possession, and the game could be out of reach. But what happened next was …

San Francisco

Joanne Fa’avesi targets 'Rugby revolution' in the United States after US women progress to Sevens semi-final

Joanne Fa’avesi represents two sides of the rugby world. As the daughter of Tongan immigrants, she was born into a traditional rugby household and it took little convincing for her to pick up an oval ball. And having grown up as an American up in California, she aims to play her part in a rugby …

San Francisco