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Jamie Joseph to continue as Japan coach through 2023

5:45 AM GMTESPN staffJamie Joseph is out of the running to coach the All Blacks after he inked a new deal to remain in charge of Japan through to the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.Joseph's contract...

Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Dominic Thiem in 3 sets to win ATP Finals

LONDON -- Three years after coming to the ATP Finals as a hitting partner to the top pros, Stefanos Tsitsipas is leaving the tournament as champion.Tsitsipas rallied to beat Dominic Thiem 6-7 (6), 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Sunday...

Saracens begin European title defence with heavy loss at Racing 92

A weakened Saracens side began their European Champions Cup title defence with a crushing 30-10 defeat to French side Racing 92 on Sunday.Saracens were without England internationals Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje and Billy and Mako Vunipola, who were...

Eddie Jones admits he made two selection mistakes in World Cup final

England head coach Eddie Jones has said that he feels made two selection mistakes in his side's 32-12 Rugby World Cup final defeat to South Africa.Jones said that he should have started Harlequins's Joe Marler at loose-head prop...

Rocky Fielding floors Abdallah Paziwapazi with left hook in 2nd

11:49 PM GMTSteve KimESPN Rocky Fielding, who lost to Canelo Alvarez last December, got back to his winning ways Friday with a second-round knockout of Abdallah Paziwapazi at the Olympia in Liverpool, England.The 32-year-old Fielding (28-2, 16 KOs),...

Rugby and apartheid: 50 years on from the ‘Battle of Swansea’

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Springboks’ World Cup winner Schalk Brits retires

South Africa hooker Schalk Brits announced his retirement from all forms of rugby on Wednesday, the second time the 38-year-old has brought down the curtain on his career.Brits retired in May 2018 after leaving Saracens but was lured...

Rocky Fielding out to prove he’s rebounded from Canelo Alvarez

12:34 PM GMTNick ParkinsonClose•Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation's Boxing Matters showRocky Fielding is aiming to prove he is not finished after...

Wales centre Jonathan Davies to miss 2020 Six Nations after knee surgery

Wales centre Jonathan Davies has been ruled out of the 2020 Six Nations after knee surgery for an injury sustained at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.Davies, 31, will not be part of the Wales side aiming to...