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Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens

Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nick...

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens

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Australia fall in final but look good for Olympic rugby sevens qualification John Manenti’s side virtually guaranteed berth in TokyoTop-ranked New Zealand win final in Canada Australia lost 21-17 to New Zealand in the final of ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

| SA Students Rugby Sevens aiming for medal finish The South African Students Rugby Sevens Men and Women’s teams are aiming for a strong start and an even stronger finish at the 30th Summer Universiade...
17:00, 07/04/2019

Sportwatch: AFL's Showdown 46, NRL, netball, rugby sevens and more – live! NRL: Melbourne 64-10 ParramattaAFL: Gold Coast 9.6 (60) lose to Melbourne 8.13 (61) 1.25pm BST Alex Keath is awarded the Showdown medal. Alongside Da...
14:32, 05/11/2019

USA sevens sparkle at Twickenham to secure Olympic spot Eagles and Fiji ensure qualification for Tokyo Games next yearCoach Mike Friday: ‘I’m so proud and pleased for all the boys’ USA have become the first...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Games: Canada rugby sevens defend one title, surrender another Canada's women defended their Pan Am Games rugby sevens crown on Sunday while the men's team found a silver lining in being dethroned by a rampaging A...
08:16, 07/29/2019

| 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 helpi...
04:48, 08/22/2019

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 wi...
06:00, 09/07/2019

Trae Young has some advice for Knicks’ RJ Barrett Knicks fans went into the draft lottery this spring pining for Zion Williamson and came out of the draft instead with his Duke teammate, R.J. Barrett,...
02:00, 07/25/2019

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, ...
18:16, 07/20/2019

Trae Young: My ex-teammate Prince will bring a lot to Nets The goal for Trae Young’s rebuilding Hawks is to make the playoffs and take a quantum leap forward. Basically, they want to emulate the Nets. After ma...
15:00, 07/25/2019

Cancelling rugby in N.S. could discourage reporting of injuries elsewhere: Rugby Canada The decision to cancel all high school rugby games in Nova Scotia could have a dangerous implication for all student athletes, sport officials say, be...
23:32, 05/03/2019

Trae Young is ready to lift the Hawks — and his stardom — to the next level “Trae is a stud,” all-star Kemba Walker said of the rookie of the year runner-up. Will the Hawks point guard live up to a widely expected breakout in ...
03:48, 08/08/2019

Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young takes no prisoners during kids basketball camp Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young hosted his basketball camp Saturday in Oklahoma and reminded the young hoopers that there’s no such thing as an easy buc...
18:48, 07/15/2019

| Cape Town Sevens tickets on sale from Wednesday Fans are urged to be on their marks on Wednesday July 31 when tickets to the ever-popular 2019 edition of the new-look Cape Town Sevens tournament go ...
15:16, 07/30/2019

What to know about muscle fatigue Muscle tiredness, or fatigue, can occur for many reasons. We discuss some of the causes, what people can do to relieve muscle fatigue, and when to see...
10:32, 09/12/2019

What to know about muscle atrophy Muscle atrophy can occur due to poor nutrition, age, and genetics. Symptoms vary, and treatment may include physical therapy, functional electric stim...
00:48, 05/31/2019

What causes muscle weakness? Muscle weakness can be a symptom of many chronic conditions and acute infections. It can also be a side effect of certain medications. Find out more a...
04:48, 07/27/2019

What to know about cardiac muscle tissue Cardiac muscle tissue exists only in the heart. Here, it is responsible for keeping the heart pumping and relaxing normally. Conditions that affect th...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary ch...
23:16, 06/11/2019

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Gym, eat, repeat: the shocking rise of muscle dysmorphia The idealised male body has become bigger, bulkier and harder to achieve. So what drives a generation of young men to the all-consuming, often dangero...
07:32, 07/17/2019

Is fungal or animal protein better for building muscle? A small new study suggests that fungus-derived protein present in some meat replacement products may be better for building muscles than animal protei...
16:32, 07/04/2019

Pulled stomach muscle: Causes, treatments, and how to identify A pulled stomach muscle or a strain can cause pain and tenderness. Learn about the causes, such as exercise and overuse, as well as other possible abd...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Working out makes hydrogels perform more like muscle Human skeletal muscles have a unique combination of properties that materials researchers seek for their own creations. They’re strong, soft, full of ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks t...
05:32, 07/19/2019

NBA roundup: Pacers muscle past 76ers for big road win "Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds to carry the visiting Indiana\r\nPacers past the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 on Friday for their sixth st...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Protein-Shakes May Not Be The Best Choice For Post-Gym Muscle Pain The researchers have observed that neither whey-protein based shakes nor milk-based formulas enhanced the rate of muscle recovery following resistance...
15:32, 09/06/2019

Gone in 60 Seconds? Muscle cars top list of most stolen vehicles It’s been said that a good car thief needs less than a minute to make off with a vehicle, a theme highlighted in the 1974 film, “Gone in 60 Seconds,” ...
20:00, 08/14/2019

New patch may slow muscle damage after heart attack A patch, designed by researchers to reduce damage after a heart attack, helped stop left ventricle heart muscle stretching in an experiment with rats,...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader Voters approve constitutional amendments giving President el-Sisi new powers, reversing gains of the Arab Spring and allowing him to rule until 2030....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Muscle-building protein shakes may threaten health A recent study in mice warns that 'overloading' on the amino acids that popular protein shakes contain may lead to health problems and shorten lifespa...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
19:48, 06/22/2019

Some teens who exercise to build muscle might have eating disorders Reuters Health - Some teens who see themselves as puny and exercise to gain weight may be more likely to develop so-called muscularity-related eating ...
08:00, 07/11/2019

Why High-Performance American Muscle Cars Are Still All Supercharged The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The Chevrolet Corvette Z06. The Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats. The Dodge Challenger...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Watch this paper doll do sit-ups thanks to new kind of “artificial muscle” A new twist on a special kind of polymer is what enables this paper doll to do calisthenics. A new twist on lightweight organic materials shows prom...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Off-duty firefighter accused of hitting cyclist with muscle car turns himself in Brauley De La Rosa, of Yonkers, turned himself in to the 10th Precinct and was charged with reckless endangerment and aggravated unlicensed operator, ...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Yankees' Voit leaves game with core muscle injury New York Yankees first baseman Luke Voit exited Tuesday's home game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a core muscle injury, and the team later ann...
06:16, 07/31/2019

US flexes muscle in Ukraine dispute, warns of new 'conflict' in Europe The Trump administration is taking new moves to flex its diplomatic muscle to calm escalating tensions over Russia’s effort to bully Ukraine and its a...
20:16, 07/23/2019

Study: “Zombie ant” death grip comes from muscle contractions, not the brain Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Mag...
00:16, 07/18/2019

Charge's Mustang hides an EV inside classic American muscle Charge's electrified Mustang is controversial. The original, after all, is an automotive icon that many associate with 'American muscle,...
00:00, 07/06/2019

Pelosi flexes muscle over party in impeachment debate, but ‘dam’ could collapse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has wielded her power to quash a faction of Democrats rallying for President Trump’s impeachment, but frustrated members wi...
14:32, 06/17/2019

Dogs evolved a special muscle that lets them make puppy dog eyes It’s their “puppy dog eyes” that really help dogs melt our hearts – now we know they are created by a facial muscle that is lacking in the closely rel...
21:48, 06/17/2019

Home Depot heroes build walker for toddler with muscle condition Home Depot offered more than building supplies to Logan Moore. The 2-year-old has a condition called hypotonia, which weakens his muscles and leaves h...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Cisco to buy optical gear maker Acacia for $2.8 billion to build 5G muscle Network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc said on Tuesday it would buy optical component maker Acacia Communications Inc for $2.84 billion in cash, as it s...
17:32, 07/09/2019

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has ...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Netflix has now lost two of its most popular shows as old media companies flex their muscle In a blow to Netflix, AT&T's WarnerMedia will have exclusive streaming rights to "Friends" on the streaming service it's launching in 2020....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Post-workout protein shakes: Do they reduce muscle pain, aid recovery? A study assessed whether whey or milk protein could boost muscle recovery after a workout. It concluded that neither were better than a sugary drink....
10:00, 09/02/2019

NHS to fund drug that prolongs lives of children with muscle-wasting disease Spinraza to be made available to spinal muscular atrophy patientsA drug that could prolong the lives of children with a rare muscle-wasting disease ha...
17:00, 05/15/2019

| Guardiola relentless as Man City's financial muscle pounds rivals into the ground Pep Guardiola looked on almost embarrassed as Manchester City put Watford to the sword with the biggest winning margin in a FA Cup final for 116 years...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (O...
20:32, 07/03/2019

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cau...
21:16, 05/24/2019

Wearable Muscle Stimulators Can Speed Up Human Reflexes to Create Instant Superheroes It’s hard not to be envious of Spider-Man’s ability to dodge attacks using his superhuman reflexes when you still drop your toast on the floor some mo...
01:48, 07/27/2019

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods ...
12:48, 06/09/2019

Overweight teen boys have higher risk of heart muscle damage as adults (Reuters Health) - Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than...
00:48, 05/29/2019

See Eddie Overcome an Eating Disorder & Gain 38 Pounds of Muscle on Revenge Body! Eddie knew how to be thin. Healthy was a different story. "I feel like eating's a chore. Like, I don't like eating," he told personal trainer and lif...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by building muscle strength TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to follow a healthy diet and exerci...
13:48, 07/30/2019

Jimmy Johnson, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios founder and celebrated guitarist, dies at 76 Jimmy Johnson, a founder of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios and guitarist with the famed studio musicians The Swampers, has died. He was 76.  &#...
14:00, 09/06/2019

Exclusive: Novartis pitches discounts on pricey gene therapy for deadly muscle disorder Novartis AG is offering price discounts in negotiations with U.S. health insurers on its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a treatment t...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Foldable Mate X flexes its muscle ahead of release, while Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is still vaporware It wasn’t the first foldable phone in the world, but the Mate X stole the show at MWC 2019 back in late February. Huawei’s first foldable ...
19:16, 06/05/2019

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the si...
17:00, 06/28/2019

The first person Cori Gauff thanked for her win over Venus Williams was Venus Williams A generation of young black tennis players can play unburdened partly due to the path beaten by the Williams sistersTwenty-two years ago in Indian Wel...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Jeffrey Epstein feared cellmate, a muscle-bound ex-cop charged in murder who was moved before financier's death: report A hulking ex-cop facing the death penalty on federal murder and drug charges was reportedly Jeffrey Epstein's cellmate at Manhattan's Metropolitan Cor...
21:00, 08/12/2019

| Italians to experiment with rugby's new 50:22 law A new law known as the 50:22, designed to create space for attacking sides, will be implemented on an experimental basis in Italy from the start of th...
21:16, 08/08/2019

| WP, Pumas top SS Rugby Challenge log Western Province and the Pumas, the last two champions of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge are the only undefeated teams left in the competition this ye...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Okay, So Breakdancing Might Really Become an Olympic Sport Hip-hop’s cultural impact is undeniable and it appears that it’s one step closer to infiltrating what was once considered unimaginable—the Olympics....
22:00, 06/26/2019

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...
08:16, 06/01/2019

| The rugby-mad duo cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo They survived dogs in Iran and stomach bugs in India ... it's been a madcap adventure for a pair of rugby enthusiasts cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo...
12:48, 08/11/2019

| How WP Rugby may be plucked from cliff edge Development of private school campuses on some of their properties could be a major step toward the rescue of cash-strapped WP Rugby, writes Rob Houwi...
14:16, 06/28/2019

| All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition New Zealand utility back Ben Smith says the Rugby Championship will play a crucial role in their preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later in...
09:00, 07/14/2019

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 n...
03:48, 06/21/2019

In Laos, Women Rule Rugby Despite substantial obstacles, the Lao federation keeps growing at a fast pace, and the majority of players are women. The national team tends to surp...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Rugby Is a Sport for Big Guys, and the Shorties During the Rugby World Cup, the smallest players can maneuver around tight spaces and “be quite pesky,” getting into places the large players cannot....
15:16, 09/17/2019

USA, Brazil react to US win and Olympic berth USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team&...
22:16, 09/09/2019

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, a...
21:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,'...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at...
09:16, 08/11/2019

USOC changes name to US Olympic & Paralympic Committee CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is changing its name to include the Paralympic movement. The organization will be known as the U.S. Olympic ...
23:16, 06/20/2019

Olympic Games Are Getting More Competitive for Advertisers The Olympic Games remain advertising gold—so much so that exclusive sponsorship deals are becoming much costlier for the world’s most powerful compani...
12:48, 06/25/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
16:16, 07/09/2019

| SA Rugby launches anti-racism campaign SA Rugby will officially launch a campaign against racism and all forms of discrimination during the Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Elli...
13:16, 07/19/2019

Referes Owens and Barnes to appear at 4th Rugby World Cup DUBLIN (AP) — Welsh referee Nigel Owens will have a chance to control his second Rugby World Cup final after making the 12-man list on Tuesday for the...
15:32, 05/07/2019

| 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 gene...
21:00, 05/21/2019

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......
15:32, 09/15/2019

Speedy Rugby Guy Does Cool Football Play The Buffalo Bills are taking a shot on a British rugby player this preseason, and with the very first touch of his first-ever gridiron football exhibi...
17:16, 08/09/2019

| Super Rugby Review: Strong weekend for SA! It was a profitable weekend for teams in the South African Conference with victories for the Bull and Lions and a draw for the Stormers against the Cr...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Rugby: New Zealand more focused on Springboks than World Cup for now New Zealand are focusing all their energy on the World Cup opener against South Africa on Saturday with coaches happy to have their most challenging m...
18:17, 09/17/2019

Rugby Australia terminates Folau’s contract SYDNEY (AP) — Rugby Australia has terminated star fullback Israel Folau’s contract after he was found guilty of a high-level breach of the playe...
11:00, 05/17/2019

| Rugby lifeline for Israel Folau ... in Asia? Australian billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest could offer Israel Folau a career lifeline in Asia if the star Wallaby's contract is terminated over hi...
11:48, 05/09/2019

| Key Crusaders duo in doubt for Super Rugby final The Crusaders are sweating on the fitness of Scott Barrett and Ryan Crotty after they were forced off during their Super Rugby semi-final against the ...
22:32, 06/29/2019

Hayter reassesses ambitions as Olympic bid comes into view "Rising cycling star Ethan Hayter says his focus will soon switch back to the track and the Tokyo Olympics next year after a strong showing at the Tou...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for ...
08:48, 06/27/2019

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a p...
22:16, 07/21/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergey Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee is to i...
19:16, 07/05/2019

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil ...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Olympic swimmer saves drowning man in Sardinia Former world champion and Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saved the life of a man who was drowning off a Sardinian beach, according to an eyewitness....
14:16, 07/09/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Former Olympic swimming champion Meilutyte retires at 22 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte has retired at the age 22 while facing questions for missing three doping te...
12:32, 05/22/2019

‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gonzalez stuns Olympic star Ramirez Nigel Collins was ringside to see the undoing of two-weight Olympic champion Robeisy Ramirez The post ‘You ain’t seen the last of me.’ Gon...
16:16, 08/13/2019

| IOC reforms Olympic host city race The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many ...
19:32, 06/26/2019

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the sport...
17:48, 08/04/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said ...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Laugher looking to claim more Olympic bling in Tokyo "Taking the negatives and turning them into positives is all part of the ups and downs of an Olympic cycle, according to Rio 2016 gold and silver meda...
20:16, 07/26/2019

Olympic champ Harrison looks to win big, grow upstart PFL Kayla Harrison made an Army veteran tap out and moved closer to cashing in on the richest fight of her pro career: her search for gold over, Harrison ...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Former Olympic champion Pearson retires from athletics "World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, Australia\u0027s most successful track athlete of her generation, gave up on her bid fo...
14:16, 08/06/2019

'We were attracted by the aggression': how rugby rescues lives in America Cristian Rodriguez found the game in Hawaiian Gardens, California through a programme called Alternatives to Gang Membership. After this weekend’s Col...
17:00, 05/31/2019

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, ...
15:16, 09/17/2019

| Kolisi to miss Boks' Rugby Championship Oz, NZ clashes Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will be given enough time to fully recover from his knee injury and will miss the opening fortnight of the Rugby Champio...
16:48, 07/03/2019

| 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 the...
14:48, 08/21/2019

| Reds coach endorses Jaguares in Super Rugby Reds coach Brad Thorn says Super Rugby teams should embrace playing the Jaguares, who have faced flak for fielding essentially the Argentina national ...
09:16, 06/02/2019

Can the N.F.L. Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player Into a Football Star? Jordan Mailata had barely played football before the Eagles drafted him last year. Now he has to prove himself in one of the sport’s most technically ...
15:16, 09/17/2019

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left ...
14:00, 05/17/2019

New York’s New Pro Rugby Team Lands a French Star The fledgling Major League Rugby will soon say bonjour to an international superstar. Mathieu Bastareaud, 30, will join Rugby United New York on a loa...
03:32, 05/01/2019

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 fr...
23:48, 08/12/2019

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge...
04:00, 06/10/2019

A Gorilla Plays Rugby In This Delightful Video. Watch Looks like Pertinax the gorilla is brushing up on his rugby skills before the upcoming Rugby World Cup. The 37-year-old male gorilla, a resident of th...
20:32, 09/18/2019

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 B...
11:00, 09/07/2019

Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most pre...
13:33, 09/19/2019

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia: here's why – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia following a post the player made on his Instagram account. RA released a statement on Thursday saying ...
19:16, 05/17/2019

| Super Rugby review: Mixed fortunes for SA teams The Stormers took the honours over the Bulls in their bruising Super North-South derby in Cape Town in a mixed weekend for South African teams in Supe...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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 5.30pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your com...
19:32, 08/24/2019

| SA Rugby: Etzebeth remains part of Springbok squad SA Rugby has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth remains part of the Springbok Rugby World Cup squad despite allegations he was involved in unsavoury alterca...
17:16, 08/26/2019

| Gatland signs Super Rugby deal with Chiefs Wales coach Warren Gatland has signed a four-year deal with Super Rugby side, the Chiefs, that includes a release in 2021 to handle the British and Ir...
14:16, 06/28/2019

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 to...
18:48, 08/31/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares f...
12:32, 05/06/2019

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing c...
11:00, 05/23/2019

USA blast past Canada in first Rugby World Cup warm-up USA 47-19 CanadaLeg injury to lock Nick Civetta a blowThe USA crushed Canada in their Pacific Nations Cup opener in Glendale, Colorado on Saturday, th...
17:48, 07/28/2019

| Big guns flex their muscles in SuperSport Rugby Challenge All the usual suspects delivered strong performances during the SuperSport Rugby Challenge with the Bulls and Lions posting the biggest scores of the ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived ...
07:32, 07/10/2019

| Galthie joins France's Rugby World Cup backroom Fabien Galthie, who takes over as coach of Les Bleus after the World Cup, will work as assistant to current incumbent Jacques Brunel for the tournamen...
07:32, 05/07/2019

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 m...
17:00, 09/14/2019

Rugby roundup: Bath have last word at Leicester on day of thrillers • Bath clinch sixth with 32-31 comeback win at Welford Road• Sale edge past Gloucester 46-41 in 13-try feastRhys Priestland’s dramatic late conversion...
22:32, 05/18/2019

| 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...
17:16, 08/26/2019

| SA Rugby reveals Youth Week venues until 2022 Die-hard rugby fans in several provinces throughout the country will experience top-class junior provincial rugby at its best in the next three years....
15:48, 07/29/2019

Ex-US Olympic dressage athlete charged with attempted murder MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A former U.S. Olympic dressage athlete is accused of shooting a woman at his New Jersey farm where he trains equestrian athletes. P...
13:48, 08/09/2019

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal t...
14:32, 06/12/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts TOKYO (AP) — An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games orga...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potentia...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Sosa rolls by TKO; Olympic star Ramirez upset Jason Sosa floored Haskell Lydell Rhodes three times in a dominating seventh-round knockout win on Saturday, and featherweight Adan Gonzales scored a ...
08:48, 08/11/2019

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as hea...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Sayers to be presented with Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games "Goldie Sayers will receive her Olympic bronze medal in front of a home crowd at the Anniversary Games more than ten years after throwing a British re...
00:16, 06/13/2019

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahead...
16:32, 07/26/2019

Injury forces former Olympic champion Pearson to retire World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of ...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Tweddle: Whitlock is ready to make Olympic history - again "Retired gymnast Beth Tweddle has backed double Olympic champion Max Whitlock to repeat his historic performance in Rio as the countdown to Tokyo 2020...
16:32, 07/26/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step a...
11:32, 06/27/2019

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
07:32, 07/19/2019

McLaughlin upstages Olympic champion Muhammad in Oslo World junior record holder Sydney McLaughlin upstaged Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad to win the women's 400 meters hurdles race at the Bislett Game...
23:16, 06/13/2019

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spiri...
23:32, 06/13/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and c...
16:16, 06/26/2019

Schulz: love wave pools but Olympic surfing should be at sea American surfer Kevin Schulz loves wave pools but he's on firm ground when it comes to his opinion on surfing at the Olympics: it should always be in ...
14:48, 07/30/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is ho...
09:16, 08/23/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Game...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row over who controls the sport is resolved soon, th...
19:32, 05/18/2019

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed an...
17:48, 07/03/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scan...
18:00, 06/22/2019

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protest...
02:16, 08/21/2019

IOC: India's back in the running to host Olympic events The International Olympic Committee lifted a ban Thursday that's kept India from bidding for Olympic events, after its government promised to grant vi...
21:32, 06/21/2019

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collecti...
19:16, 05/14/2019

My Night: Deontay Wilder reflects on his Olympic adventure After just 18 months and 21 amateur bouts behind him, Deontay Wilder explains how he ended up on the rostrum The post My Night: Deontay Wilder reflect...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Olympic ice dance bronze medalists Shibutanis sitting out COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Olympic bronze medalists and two-time U.S. champions Maia and Alex Shibutani will sit out another season. The siblings ...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new...
05:16, 08/22/2019

Olympic fencer may be disciplined for taking a knee on podium A US Olympic fencing champion took a knee on the podium at the Pan American Games — and now he may face disciplinary action. Race Imboden —...
19:52, 08/11/2019

Lake Placid's Olympic Center to be renovated New York's Olympic Regional Development Authority approves plans to modernize Lake Placid's Olympic Center      &#...
08:48, 07/30/2019

‘Unique and Exquisite’ 2022 Olympic Mascots Revealed (BEIJING) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The masco...
18:48, 09/18/2019

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into...
12:00, 09/14/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that m...
07:48, 05/04/2019

| 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....
21:00, 06/19/2019

| Super Rugby semis created perfect build-up script The results were predicted but what happened on the field in the semi-final round may have injected some much needed interest into the Super Rugby gra...
05:16, 07/02/2019

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those is...
00:32, 07/02/2019

If you build it, will they succumb? Houston opens rugby field of dreams The SaberCats of MLR have opened their own stadium. It’s not the only example of US cities building homes for foreign sportsRain again. Brian Colona’s...
07:48, 05/25/2019

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3...
12:16, 06/21/2019

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 the...
18:48, 09/18/2019

| French rugby player arrested for suspected attempted murder A member of French rugby club Castres is under investigation for attempted murder after he was arrested in connection with an attack on his girlfriend...
23:32, 05/20/2019

Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay pe...
13:16, 05/17/2019

| Lions lose Kwagga for rest of Super Rugby season The Lions have received a blow with the news that loose forward Kwagga Smith is likely to be sidelined for the remainder of the Super Rugby competitio...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Wallabies name mixed bag for Rugby Championship opener in South Africa Isi Naisarani named to make international debutJames Slipper to make his return to Test rugbyThe Wallabies have covered all bases in their side to fac...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comm...
17:16, 06/06/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay peop...
12:00, 06/06/2019

| WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras join forces for Mandela Day WP, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled on Mandela ...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Dung And Dragons: Kids Dodge Cows To Play Rugby Sidestepping cowpats and garbage, Myanmar's only home-grown junior rugby side train on the outskirts of Yangon, preparing to take on children from the...
07:00, 07/17/2019

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 th...
20:16, 09/12/2019

World Rugby admits concerns over proposed CVC and Six Nations deal • Private equity firm has agreed £300m package in principle• CVC already backs Gallagher Premiership and in Pro14 talksWorld Rugby officials have expr...
20:32, 09/17/2019

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a pr...
18:32, 07/09/2019

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a leg...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Rugby league players consider class action over NRL's treatment of concussions Bannister Law and Cahill Lawyers investigating code’s liability for ‘reasonably preventable brain injuries’Former rugby league players are considering...
05:32, 07/03/2019

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 fro...
07:00, 09/07/2019

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 th...
07:48, 08/02/2019

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 i...
21:33, 09/05/2019

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 d...
04:16, 09/17/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his...
11:16, 06/06/2019

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 ...
13:16, 08/28/2019

Bledisloe Cup 2019: Wallabies 47-26 All Blacks, Rugby Championship – as it happened Australia 47-26 New Zealand in first Bledisloe Cup Test in PerthWallabies now face daunting trip to Eden Park to secure series 1.58pm BST Related: Ag...
21:16, 08/10/2019

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 a...
18:02, 09/19/2019

Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dya...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league...
04:32, 06/27/2019

| Stars align for Crusaders in bid for 10th Super Rugby crown The Crusaders have delivered an ominous warning as they bid for a third consecutive Super Rugby crown with news that they expect to be at full strengt...
12:32, 06/16/2019

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...
11:16, 07/08/2019

| 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 aga...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Rugby meets MMA in the violent Russian sport of kila – video Russia's Native Games continued in the Tambov region of central Russia last weekend, with the ancient game of kila a highlight.In a game thought to da...
16:32, 08/29/2019

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stanc...
20:16, 06/17/2019

Israel Folau says he will seek apology from Rugby Australia over sacking Folau also claims in interview with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin that Rugby Australia offered him money to take down Instagram postIsrael Folau has sai...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Israel Folau's Rugby Australia code of conduct hearing into second day Player reportedly rejects $1m offer to walk awayNo more witnesses expected to be called on SundayIsrael Folau’s landmark code of conduct hearing has r...
08:00, 05/05/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to r...
09:16, 05/18/2019

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 Australia team’s departure for the Rugby World...
15:48, 09/08/2019

Charity Everest rugby match breaks record for highest ever A group of rugby players, including former internationals, has taken part in a record-breaking charity match held 20,771ft (6,331m) up Mount Everest....
17:00, 05/07/2019

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 lusci...
08:00, 09/03/2019

England mobile phone ban imposed for Rugby World Cup matchdays • England party briefed following Wales betting scandal• Eddie Jones expected to name full-strength team against TongaEngland players and staff have b...
05:50, 09/19/2019

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 o...
22:16, 08/28/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by...
10:32, 05/17/2019

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 ...
14:16, 09/14/2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with a high natural le...
23:16, 05/01/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver me...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan "Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games ...
23:16, 09/05/2019

IOC inspectors face report on tough Olympic work conditions IOC inspectors are in Tokyo and will face a recent report and tough working conditions at some Tokyo Olympic venues.       &...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Canadian Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries wants to compete for U.S. A spokesperson from High-Performance Public Relations, which represents Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, confirmed that Humphries has asked to be released f...
20:48, 09/13/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver me...
13:48, 07/14/2019

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban fro...
12:16, 07/11/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 O...
08:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. Olympic officials reprimand but don't otherwise punish athletes who protested Fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry received letters from the USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland after they protested during Pan Am Games.  ...
07:48, 08/21/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials as it awaits the results of...
16:16, 05/05/2019

2020 Olympic Games: Tokyo's crisis-ridden preparations With just one year to go before the 2020 Summer Olympics, host city Tokyo would like you to believe that preparations are going according to plan. How...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes...
15:32, 05/23/2019

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games &#...
11:48, 06/26/2019

Special Olympic Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ will launch in July A web page posted by Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT Docomo (via SamMobile), reveals that Samsung is offering a special Olympics Games Edition o...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers for cutting spending on how events will be presented at ven...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Rare 1972 Nike Olympic running shoes set record at more than $437,000 A pair of extremely rare running shoes designed for the 1972 Olympic trials set a new world record after selling for more than $437,000 during a publi...
20:48, 07/24/2019

Swiss Olympic chief says Tokyo heat and travel challenging Switzerland's Olympic team leaders foresee challenges coping with heat and humidity next year in Tokyo and venues scattered outside the city ...
18:16, 08/26/2019

Surfing: Brazil fires warning shot in Olympic qualifier Powerhouse Brazil showed just what a threat it will be at surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, claiming gold and bronze in the men's division a...
09:48, 09/16/2019

Breakdancing takes step closer to Olympic debut in Paris Breakdancing has moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris      &...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a c...
02:16, 08/26/2019

Snowboarding: Olympic silver medalist Parrot says he has beaten cancer Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games ...
10:48, 07/30/2019

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three eve...
00:32, 09/17/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Star quality can't save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss Sweden sent its heir to the throne, its prime minister, and a hockey icon to help persuade International Olympic Committee voters    &...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S....
10:16, 09/14/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on ...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a s...
08:16, 08/07/2019

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her n...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletic...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others t...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a gu...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Olympic cycling champ Sanchez accepts doping sanction AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has accepted a two-year doping ban from cycling. The International Cycling ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in qu...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.  ...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Olympic champion Barker breaks collarbone in London crash Olympic champion Elinor Barker has confirmed she suffered a broken collarbone in a high-speed pile-up at the end of the women's Ride London Classique ...
16:48, 08/04/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as p...
12:00, 06/11/2019

What a disastrous pro debut means for Olympic champ Robeisy Ramirez One of the most highly anticipated pro debuts in boxing turned out to be a complete disaster for Robeisy Ramirez, but there are still reasons to be op...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s...
14:48, 06/17/2019

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic s...
20:16, 08/06/2019

IOC lifts suspension on India hosting Olympic sports events LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has lifted a suspension on India hosting Olympic-related sports events imposed in February after two athletes fro...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Olympic champion cyclist Barker undergoes successful surgery "Britain\u0027s Olympic champion Elinor Barker has successfully undergone surgery after breaking her collarbone in Saturday\u0027s RideLondon Classiqu...
16:48, 08/09/2019

Doping: CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minis...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens Olympic test event British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected...
08:00, 08/15/2019

D-Day arrives for Israel Folau at Rugby Australia code of conduct hearing Wallabies star begins bid to retain playing contractFinal decision not expected this weekendAustralian sport’s most divisive issue comes to a head in ...
03:16, 05/04/2019

'Israel left us with no choice': Folau sacked by Rugby Australia – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia after posts he made on social media in April 2019. The Australian back posted that hell awaits for ‘dr...
19:16, 05/17/2019

‘I’m not an expert’: rugby league president Tony Adams looks to Stuart Pearce • Former Arsenal player will not get involved in technical aspect• ‘I’m not sitting here like Clive Woodward at Southampton’Tony Adams said his role a...
00:16, 07/25/2019

Rugby player on life support in Ibiza after three-storey car park fall A rugby league player is on life support in an Ibiza hospital after suffering horrific injuries in a three-storey fall from the island's airport car p...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest Robbie Farah and teammates plan to cover up LRLF logoDispute over governing body’s board electionsThe Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened C...
06:32, 06/19/2019

England vs Wales live stream: how to watch international rugby online from anywhere The road to Japan leads to... yet another battle for rugby union supremacy between England and Wales. Today's Test match at Twickenham marks...
14:17, 08/11/2019

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...
02:16, 07/20/2019

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...
11:16, 05/24/2019

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 cal...
14:16, 09/14/2019

Australian Rugby Star's Anti-Gay Post Exposes Fault Lines The firing of one of Australia’s best-known sports stars for saying gay people are headed for hell has exposed social fault lines and sparked debate a...
16:00, 06/30/2019

Crusaders claim 10th Super Rugby title with victory over Jaguares Christchurch-based club win third consecutive finalCodie Taylor scores only try of game in 19-3 winThe Crusaders again proved themselves the masters o...
16:49, 07/06/2019

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 s...
18:00, 09/01/2019

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...
16:16, 09/13/2019

Seattle defend Major League Rugby crown before season three expansion After the Seawolves’ dramatic win over San Diego, work will go on to address weaknesses – and build on evident strengthsThe Seattle Seawolves retained...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Former England rugby union player Christian Wade scores on first NFL touch Ex-England rugby union international scores on first carryBills open preseason with 24-16 win over Indianapolis ColtsFormer England rugby union intern...
00:48, 08/10/2019

‘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 Russ...
12:48, 09/19/2019

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 have revealed they were firs...
10:00, 09/18/2019

Buffalo Bills RB Christian Wade, an ex-rugby star, scores his first NFL touchdown Former English rugby player Christian Wade scored a 65-yard touchdown for the Buffalo Bills in the running back's first NFL game on Thursday nigh...
01:16, 08/10/2019

Quentin Pongia, former New Zealand rugby league captain, dies aged 48 Pongia played 35 Tests and 137 NRL games ‘An icon of the game,’ says New Zealand Rugby LeagueTributes are flowing in for former Canberra and New Zeala...
12:00, 05/18/2019

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 fr...
13:48, 08/10/2019

Eddie Jones keen to capitalise on local knowledge at Rugby World Cup England fine-tuning for in humid conditionsJones: ‘Everyone is ready to start work now’Eddie Jones believes Japan’s sweltering conditions will give En...
12:00, 09/14/2019

Nations Championship proposals face World Rugby deadline of Friday • Governing body needs unanimous support of 10 major unions• France omit Mathieu Bastareaud from World Cup preparationsLeading rugby nations face a de...
20:00, 06/18/2019

India v Pakistan, Boris Johnson's street rugby and US Open memories This week’s roundup also features a goalkeeper’s calamitous loss of focus, USA goal gluts and office chair racing1) There’s no doubt what the most wat...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Israel Folau likens dispute with Rugby Australia to 'the way Satan works' Australian rugby star Israel Folau has compared any return to the sport in the wake of a homophobic social media post as like being tempted by Satan....
18:16, 05/13/2019

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still bein...
09:00, 07/04/2019

England vs Ireland live stream: how to watch today's rugby online from anywhere England will be looking to get back to winning ways after last week’s demoralising defeat against Wales. Ireland on the other hand, are hoping ...
22:00, 08/24/2019

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...
18:00, 06/20/2019

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 f...
23:48, 06/19/2019

David Pocock to end Test rugby career after Wallabies' World Cup tilt Flanker says it is good to be ‘finishing up’ with Will Genia31-year-old has played 77 Tests for Australia to dateAustralia forward David Pocock has co...
12:00, 09/06/2019

Australian rugby player Israel Folau's crowdfunding campaign shut down A fundraising site has barred controversial rugby player Israel Folau from using its platform to raise legal fees. GoFundMe said the Australian's homo...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Watch: Giant rugby ball sets Guinness record in Britain A British sporting goods manufacturer broke a Guinness World Record when it created a nearly 20-foot long rugby ball designed to official specificatio...
12:00, 09/17/2019

Exeter v Saracens: Premiership rugby union final 2019 – live! Live updates from Twickenham, kick-off 3pm (BST)Rob Baxter hits back over Exeter playing styleRob Kitson: Saracens juggernaut ready to goFeel free to ...
15:16, 06/01/2019

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 an...
20:48, 08/21/2019

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 ...
09:16, 07/04/2019

Israel Folau says he resisted 'temptation' of Rugby Australia peace offering ‘It’s been really challenging,’ player says at church serviceOutcome of hearing expected early this weekIsrael Folau has revealed how he resisted the ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Zip-wire calamity to wild rugby tackles: The comedic face of UK's Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks...
07:16, 07/22/2019

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 have omitted former captains Dylan Hartl...
13:32, 06/20/2019

| Rugby Australia slams Folau 'media campaign' after leaked letter Rugby Australia has lashed out at Israel Folau for disrupting the sport after an explosive letter accusing the governing body of leaking details of hi...
10:16, 06/09/2019

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...
13:32, 08/17/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a dee...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in troub...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Britain's Olympic champion Mears retires to follow music career Britain's first Olympic diving champion Chris Mears, who won gold with his 3m springboard synchronized partner Jack Laugher, has retired from competit...
05:48, 08/07/2019

Olympic skater Ashley Wagner says John Coughlin sexually assaulted her Former US Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against fellow skater John Coughlin, who committed s...
17:48, 08/01/2019

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal. ...
00:16, 09/14/2019

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe &...
10:16, 08/08/2019

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay r...
20:16, 06/01/2019

Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider...
03:32, 09/18/2019

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is f...
04:01, 09/18/2019

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games "Officials for Stockholm\u0027s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental prope...
22:16, 08/30/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Meet Kayla Harrison: Olympic gold medalist, face of PFL and MMA's next star Kayla Harrison is the favorite at the outset of the PFL's new women's lightweight division, and the two-time judo Olympic gold medalist is ready to pr...
19:48, 05/09/2019

American Olympic hopeful Gabriele Grunewald dies at age 32 after battling cancer American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, an Olympic hopeful who publicly chronicled her fight with cancer on social media, died at age 32. ...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that h...
13:48, 09/15/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thu...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Valentina Vezzali: Six-time Olympic champion… but this bronze was her greatest moment "We revisit Valentina Vezzali’s bronze medal match from London 2012 – a bout that proved you should never give up. Head to the Olympic Channel to watc...
14:32, 06/19/2019

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper keeps his Olympic hopes alive, but he’s in for a fight Leeper came in fifth place in the 400-meter final on Saturday, which doesn’t yet qualify him for a spot, but if he ultimately earns one, it could get ...
11:16, 07/28/2019

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez stunned in pro debut Denver’s Adan Gonzales scores upset of prized Cuban prospectRamirez, 25, won Olympic gold medals at 2012 and 2016 Games Joshua and Ruiz Jr still have ...
07:16, 08/11/2019

Russia's Olympic chief regrets IAAF extension of doping ban: TASS Russian Olympic Committee chief Stanislav Pozdnyakov said on Monday he regretted the decision by global athletics governing body IAAF to extend a ban ...
15:32, 06/10/2019

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Race Imboden knelt during anthem after winning Pan-Am goldProtest could impact Imboden’s chances of going to OlympicsImboden, 26, won Olympic bronze i...
04:16, 08/11/2019

Brazil fire warning shot to surfing rivals in Olympic qualifier Italo Ferreira wins men’s gold at MiyazakiCompatriot Silvana Lima takes women’s silver Powerhouses Brazil showed just what a threat they will be at su...
12:32, 09/16/2019

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れ...
20:00, 06/11/2019

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby W...
00:48, 08/13/2019

How one American gymnast is charting a unique course to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games Jade Carey is on track to make the 2020 Olympics in a way no other American gymnast has ever done before -- or will ever do again.    ...
22:16, 08/10/2019

Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympic Games (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.  ...
15:48, 07/10/2019

Senators introduce bill to hold U.S. Olympic sports accountable after sex scandals It will take an Act of Congress to help protect athletes and make sure sex abuse in U.S. Olympic sports never happens again.     ...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended. ...
22:48, 08/02/2019

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults ...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote Sweden sending heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote     ...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC m...
13:32, 05/18/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
17:32, 07/19/2019

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed b...
14:32, 07/24/2019

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Fox News Column Mocking Olympic Team Diversity Draws Outrage The piece, written by John Moody and published on FoxNews.com, sarcastically suggested that the motto for the U.S. Olympic Committee should be “Darker...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Embattled U.S. Olympic chief Scott Blackmun received $2.4 million severance The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee chairman was scrutinized for the organization's lack of response to sexual assault allegations against gymnast...
23:32, 07/03/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences...
09:00, 07/25/2019

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it ha...
09:32, 07/17/2019

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago. ...
20:16, 06/30/2019

Where are they now: Gymnast Simone Biles looks strong in comeback from 2016 US Olympic team After making history in Rio, Simone Biles took 2 years off to experience life outside the gym. The most decorated USA gymnast ever stayed plenty busy....
22:48, 07/24/2019

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Olympic ticket lottery opens in Japan; foreign sales June 15 Residents of Japan have begun entering a ticket lottery to land seats for next year's Tokyo Olympics.        ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind....
15:48, 07/09/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the offi...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Hockey India Names 18-Member Squad For Olympic Test Event India's head coach, Graham Reid has said that the team has rested senior players to help them shake off any niggling injuries and refresh themselves....
17:48, 07/25/2019

Australia's Queensland state to fund 2032 Olympic bid study Australia moved closer to launching a bid for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games after the Queensland state government announced it would help fun...
07:32, 07/23/2019

Israel Folau lodges claim seeking $10m damages and reinstatement by Rugby Australia Sacked Wallabies star files claim to Federal CourtFolau claims unfair dismissal and also wants apology Israel Folau has begun legal action against his...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Folau guilty of 'high level' breach of code of conduct - Rugby Australia "Australia fullback Israel Folau has been adjudged to have committed a high-level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct with a social media post...
11:16, 05/07/2019

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 ...
08:32, 09/18/2019

Batley Bulldogs rugby league player Archie Bruce dies aged 20 • Bruce found dead in his hotel room after match in Toulouse• Scrum-half had made his Batley debut in Saturday’s gameBatley Bulldogs have announced th...
15:48, 08/18/2019

Golfers and rugby players show cannabis is going mainstream in sport | Andy Bull Top golfers take CBD for calmness, while Saracens locks George Kruis and Dominic Day were so impressed with it they launched their own businessThe fir...
02:00, 09/04/2019

Zip-Wire Episode, Wild Rugby Tackles: The Comedic Face Of Boris Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicise a party in one of London's parks...
09:32, 07/22/2019

South Africa reveal scope of random drug testing at Rugby World Cup Coach Matt Proudfoot: ‘six to eight players are tested a week’ Proudfoot defends image of SA rugby after failed summer testsSouth Africa’s forwards co...
20:32, 09/17/2019

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. T...
20:49, 09/12/2019

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after report...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Israel Folau argues social media posts 'substantially unrelated' to rugby Statement of claim argues contract termination by Rugby Australia an ‘unreasonable’ restraint of tradeThe former Wallabies player Israel Folau has sai...
12:32, 08/29/2019

Rugby: Tattooed Samoans don skin suits to avoid offending Japanese hosts Samoan players will wear their hearts on their sleeves - but keep traditional Pacific islander tattoos under wraps with skin suits during the World Cu...
18:17, 09/17/2019

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 ...
10:16, 08/23/2019

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 Cu...
18:02, 09/19/2019

Rugby Man Slaps Dislocated Knee Back Into Place, Immediately Hops Into Scrum Rugby can be best described as British hockey because for as entertaining as it can be to watch, the fans can often ruin the experience with their in...
07:00, 06/28/2019

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 w...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Wales vs Ireland live stream: how to watch rugby international match online from anywhere Ireland's World Cup preparations took a massive knock last weekend with a demoralising 57-15 record defeat at the hands of England in Twickenham....
03:48, 09/01/2019

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 bl...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia headed for court after failing to resolve dispute Rugby player said he was ‘disappointed’ a settlement could not be reached at Fair Work CommissionRugby Australia and Israel Folau have failed to reach...
07:32, 06/28/2019

Rugby player booted off plane for allegedly sexually harassing flight attendant A “disgusting” rugby player delayed a 55-minute flight for over 90 minutes before being hauled off the plane for allegedly sexually harass...
22:48, 05/13/2019

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 Black...
03:16, 09/08/2019

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 t...
23:32, 09/01/2019

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. ...
22:00, 08/24/2019

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 22-1...
03:16, 09/08/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media p...
09:32, 05/17/2019

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 Ita...
12:48, 08/10/2019

Repeat Blows To Head Linked To Brain Disease In Australian Rugby Players Post-mortem examinations have found a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head in two elite Australian rugby league players, th...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Judge urges Israel Folau and Rugby Australia to settle dispute through mediation Folau may fight his former employers at trial in February if mediation failsIsrael Folau and Rugby Australia could face a February 2020 trial if they ...
06:48, 08/13/2019

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clo...
16:48, 05/30/2019

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, th...
12:48, 06/24/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standa...
20:32, 08/23/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.   &...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad M Outside The Lines has a stunning story about about Olympic hurdler and longtime track coach Conrad Mainwaring, who now stands accused of molesting 41 ...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of t...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's ...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in fema...
22:32, 05/29/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wi...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and on...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mil...
16:16, 05/01/2019

British triathlon athletes disqualified after breaking obscure rule during Olympic qualifier A pair of British triathlon athletes were disqualified from the World Triathlon Olympic qualifying event in Tokyo after they crossed the finish line h...
22:00, 08/15/2019

How Hungary’s stars left their football mark with Olympic success | Jonathan Wilson In an extract from a new book Jonathan Wilson recalls the journey of Hungary’s Golden Squad, inspired by Ferenc Puskás, to glory in 1952It would be wr...
19:32, 08/15/2019

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually as...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in ...
08:00, 09/02/2019

Tucson’s Judah Sung wins Gold Medal at Jr. Olympic National Championships RENO, NV – Proud Tucsonan Judah Sung (17) from Gymnastics World Central won the Floor Exercise Gold Medal at the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic N...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Game...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there ...
16:16, 09/13/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • Northern Irishman could have opted to represent Team GB• ‘As a young boy it was always my dream to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to comp...
00:16, 05/15/2019

Olympic dream lost to cancer, Tatiana Suarez has refocused her pursuit of gold Tatiana Suarez was headed toward Olympic glory in wrestling until cancer stopped her in her tracks. Now she is on a new path in the UFC, dominating ev...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as ...
09:48, 07/21/2019

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competiti...
17:32, 08/14/2019

Celtics hiring Kara Lawson, former WNBA, Olympic champ, as assistant coach Kara Lawson joins Brad Stevens' NBA coaching staff in Boston after a 12-year WNBA career and time as analyst for the Wizards and ESPN.  ...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Swedish PM Lofven says country ready to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven made a last-minute effort to back Stockholm's 2026 Winter Olympics bid on Sunday, saying his country was ready to...
23:16, 06/23/2019

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, we...
23:48, 08/12/2019

How an Olympic volleyball star found purpose after sister's tragic murder Five-time Olympian Danielle Scott reflects on the alleged murder of her sister and the fight to stay positive after tragedy.     ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Australia rugby star Samu Kerevi apologizes for 'I love you Jesus' Easter post An Australian rugby star apologized Tuesday for sharing his religious beliefs on social media after an Easter post drew backlash amid controversy surr...
23:48, 04/30/2019

How to watch Leinster vs Saracens: live stream European Champions Cup final 2019 rugby from anywhere The moment is here - the European Rugby Champions Cup final, aka the Heineken Champions Cup final, which sees Ireland's Leinster take on England&...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Black model’s leg broken by gang of rugby players in South Africa 'racist attack' A BLACK model was brutally battered and left with a broken leg after star rugby players attacked her while she was with her white German boyfriend in ...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m in donations to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the t...
03:32, 06/21/2019

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of condu...
10:48, 08/02/2019

Brumbies bring focus back to field but fall in Super Rugby semi-final Brumbies lose 39-7 to Jaguares in Buenos Aires‘We wanted to create some positivity,’ says Dan McKellarACT Brumbies coach Dan McKellar said his team wa...
11:48, 06/29/2019

Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens live stream: how to watch Premiership Rugby final 2019 from anywhere The time has arrived for the Premiership Rugby final 2019 which sees Exeter Chiefs take on the mighty Saracens in a final that follows a season where ...
15:00, 06/01/2019

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....
10:00, 09/18/2019

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...
18:16, 07/04/2019

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
19:16, 06/07/2019

Wales vs England live stream: how to watch today's international rugby 2019 online from anywhere After a somewhat one-sided 33-19 match last weekend at Twickenham, Wales and England will be facing off for the second match of a double-header in pre...
13:32, 08/17/2019

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 ...
21:48, 09/06/2019

Sportwatch: Power win AFL Showdown as Crusaders claim 10th Super Rugby title – as it happened AFL: Power beat Crows; Bombers beat Swans; Tigers beat SunsSuper Rugby: Crusaders 19-3 Jaguares 10.24am BST And with that, I’ll bid you adieu. Don’t f...
16:49, 07/06/2019