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  1. Japan's team takes on South Africa in World Cup knockout

    The Associated Press via Yahoo SportsOct 19 10:29 AM

    Japan will experience another first in the tournament - the first Rugby World Cup in Asia - when the so-called Brave Blossoms take on South Africa in the quarterfinals on Sunday ...

  2. All Blacks, Irish to renew rivalry in World Cup quarterfinal

    The Associated Press via Yahoo SportsOct 14 6:28 AM

    The quarterfinal meeting between Ireland and New Zealand at the Rugby World Cup comes with a strong feeling of reckoning. It did so again, 16-9, in Dublin in 2018, establishing Ireland as the ...

  3. The South African coach’s Eagles went into the World Cup on a high but they had just been brought low 31-19 by Tonga in Hanazono, completing a campaign of played four, lost four ...

  4. For a time in his Test career and even as recently as this year's Six Nations, it seemed Ford was set to be cast as back-up fly-half to his childhood friend Owen Farrell. Ford, a sound distributor ...

  5. Skipper Faf du Plessis hopes to "bat big" as South Africa look to salvage some honour in their final game against India starting Saturday. India outclassed the visitors in the ...

  6. Brexit will boost South African cricket: du Plessis

    AFP via Yahoo SportsOct 22 9:07 AM

    Britain's Brexit will be a boon to ailing South Africa as they rebuild, Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said Tuesday after his side's series drubbing by India. Any tougher immigration ...

  7. The Latest: No shock as Boks reach semis with win over Japan

    The Associated Press via Yahoo SportsOct 20 12:23 PM

    South Africa has advanced to the semifinals with a grinding 26-3 win over Japan, bringing an end to the home team's entertaining run at the first Rugby World Cup staged in Asia ...

  8. Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is poised to take over as the president of the country's cricket board as nominations closed Monday for elections to the sport's wealthiest and most powerful ...

  9. England-New Zealand semi-final stirs Lomu memories

    AFP via Yahoo SportsOct 24 2:26 AM

    The 1995 edition in South Africa saw All Blacks wing Lomu burst onto the global stage with a series of tries that included four in a 45-29 semi-final win over England in Cape Town ...

  10. Ireland captain Gary Wilson wants his side to ensure they finish "right at the top again" in the upcoming 2020 T20 World Cup qualifying tournament, but Nigeria and Jersey are among those chasing ...