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Brady leads Patriots to Super Bowl comeback win in overtime

Tom Brady led the New England Patriots back from a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in Super Bowl LI on Sunday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/6 14:38:06

Cheika expects gains from Wallabies’ pain

Australia coach Michael Cheika is confident there will be a long-term benefit to the Wallabies from a difficult 2016 that ended with a 37-21 defeat by England.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/4 23:38:40

Radradra joins Toulon

Toulon have signed Fiji winger Semi Radradra from Australian Rugby League side Parramatta Eels, the French Top-14 club said Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/11/28 23:03:39

Rugby receives $100m boost in China

China will get its first professional rugby union competition as part of a $100 million investment in the currently low-profile sport by e-commerce giant Alibaba, the firm and World Rugby said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2016/10/27 0:33:39

Rugby greats say game "dying" in Australia, call for urgent action

Australian Rugby Union (ARU) will hold a major summit aimed at reviewing its strategic approach to growth after a number of Australian rugby's greats urged the sport's governing body to step in and stop the game from "dying".
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/10/19 17:16:28

Professional American football league to kick off in China

Administered by the Chinese Rugby Football Association (CRFA), the new China Arena Football League (CAFL) will have its debut in the fall of 2016.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/30 15:19:05

Fiji celebrates ‘biggest day’

Fijians erupted in celebration Friday, setting off flares and dancing in the streets while a national holiday was declared after the tiny nation won its first ever Olympic medal - and gold at that.
Soure:AFP: 2016/8/13 0:43:39

Australia take the first ever women's rugby gold in Olympic history

Australia grabbed the first ever women's rugby gold medal in Olympic history after they muscled down New Zealand 24-17 in the rugby sevens final at Rio Games here on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/8/9 10:16:10

Brazil drawn against Fiji in Olympic rugby sevens

Hosts Brazil have been drawn in the same group as reigning men's World Rugby Sevens Series champions Fiji at this year's Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/6/29 9:29:32

England down Australia

England continued their revival under Eddie Jones with a deserved 39-28 victory over ill-disciplined Australia to claim their first ever win in Brisbane and take a 1-0 lead in the three-test series on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/6/12 0:23:01

Italy name O'Shea as coach

Italy have named former Ireland fullback Conor O'Shea as their new coach, the Italian Rugby Federation (FIR) said on Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/3/26 0:38:01

Charteris to miss clash

Wales lock Luke Charteris has been ruled out of the Six Nations international against France in Cardiff on Friday with a knee injury, the Welsh Rugby Union said Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/2/23 23:26:52

Spedding out of Wales game

South Africa-born fullback Scott Spedding has been ruled out of France's Six Nations match against Wales with a knee injury.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/2/17 0:19:32

Ashton loses appeal

England winger Chris Ashton has lost his appeal against a 10-week ban for eye-gouging that has ruled him out of the Six Nations championship, European Professional Club Rugby said on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/2/4 23:57:56

McNamara leaves role

Steve McNamara has left his role as head coach of England, the Rugby Football League ­announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/2/2 23:53:10

Japan coach eyes ‘hard work’ ahead of 2019

Japan's incoming national coach Jamie Joseph says he expects "a lot of hard work" between now and the 2019 World Cup as he prepares to take charge of the Brave Blossoms this year.
Soure:AFP: 2016/1/29 23:58:39

Ashton appeal set for Wed

Saracens and England wing Chris Ashton will have his appeal against a 10-week ban for making contact with the eye area of Ulster’s Luke Marshall considered by a hearing in London on Wednesday, European Champions Cup organizers announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/1/29 0:33:49

Sunwolves names new coach

Former All Blacks hooker Mark Hammett was unveiled as the head coach of Japan's new Super Rugby side the Sunwolves on Monday, along with an experienced 34-man squad.
Soure:AFP: 2015/12/21 23:28:01