Impact of Typhoon Hagibis on Rugby World Cup and F1 in Japan

1:45 PM BSTTom HamiltonCloseSenior Writer• Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018Nate SaundersCloseF1 Associate Editor• Previously worked in rugby union...

Cheika backs Aussie bid for 2027 Rugby World Cup

TOKYO -- Rugby Australia has already signaled its intention to bid for the 2027 World Cup and the move certainly has the support of Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.Australia last hosted rugby's showpiece in 2003 with the tournament regarded...

Weekend road round-up: records tumble in Cardiff and Kosice| News

Leonard Langat won the Cardiff University / Cardiff Half Marathon in 59:30, taking 73 seconds off the course record for the IAAF Silver Label road race on Sunday (6). Langat produced a strong sprint finish to pip fellow Kenyan...

South Africa vs Canada – Report – Rugby World Cup 2019 – 8 Oct,...

Third-string scrumhalf Cobus Reinach scored a hat-trick of tries in 11 minutes as South Africa celebrated their 500th Test by storming into the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals with a 66-7 victory over Canada on Tuesday.The Springboks ran in...

Athlete Refugee Team squad of six compete in Doha| News

A squad of six athletes represented the Athlete Refugee Team at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, its biggest team to date at a World Athletics Series event, and quality-wise, its best. Big PB for Lokonyen The action began...

All Blacks star Beauden Barrett carrying leg injuryA

All Blacks fullback Beauden Barrett has been carrying a leg injury that hampered his first two World Cup matches but he is getting back to full speed, the New Zealand Herald reported on Monday.The two-times World Player of...

Argentina’s Tomas Lavanini handed four-match ban for Owen Farrell tackle

Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini has been handed a four-match ban for the head-high tackle on England captain Owen Farrell that earned him a red card in the Rugby World Cup Pool C clash Saturday.Lavanini crashed his shoulder into...

David Pocock impressed by Tier 2 teams, says eligibility change worth discussing

TOKYO -- Zimbabwe-born Wallabies star David Pocock has enjoyed the improved performances of some of rugby's Tier 2 nations at the World Cup and believes there may be some merit in further relaxing the eligibility laws to help...

Italian duo receive three-match bans for spear tackle

Prop Andrea Lovotti and replacement Nicola Quaglio will miss Italy's final Rugby World Cup Pool B game against New Zealand after both receiving three-match bans for a lifting tackle, a judicial committee said on Sunday.Lovotti was sent off...

How can the Wallabies still not have the dangerous tackle message?

TOKYO -- Discipline has long been a problem for Michael Cheika's Wallabies and it seems that even with all the discussion around dangerous tackles at the Rugby World Cup, Australia still haven't got the message.After insisting his side...