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Dispute leaves Kenyan sevens rugby at crossroads

Kenya rugby finds itself at crossroads with infighting within the governing unions' ranks, sustained dispute with senior national sevens team players and rivaling sponsors playing out in the public domain.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/1 10:06:55

Russia edge ahead of Uruguay

Russia will take a slender one-point advantage into their World Cup 2015 final qualifier second leg in Montevideo next month after beating Uruguay 22-21 in the first leg in Krasnoyarsk on Saturday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/9/28 0:08:09

Tulou extends Montpellier contract

New Zealand forward Alex Tulou has extended his contract with Top 14 club Montpellier until 2017, the southcoast outfit confirmed Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/9/24 22:38:01

South Africa turn to Schalk Burger

Former World Rugby Player of the Year Schalk Burger was recalled to South Africa's squad for the Rugby Championship tests against Australia and New Zealand in place of injured Francois Louw, the South African Rugby Union said on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2014/9/18 8:57:19

IRB ushers in new era with new name World Rugby

The International Rugby Board (IRB) will undergo a second name change in 16 years when it becomes formally known as World Rugby in November as part of a rebranding program, the sport's governing body said Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/29 9:12:29

England get extra home comfort at 2015 WC

Tournament hosts England will have an additional advantage as they bid to win the 2015 World Cup after it was announced Tuesday they would be at their regular training base for most of the event.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/8/27 0:38:02

Bronze for Chinese rugby sevens

Chinese girls' rugby ­sevens team clinched the bronze ­medal at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday, with a 12-0 win over the US.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/8/21 9:08:38

Hosts stunned in semis

A spirited Canada produced a huge upset in the women's rugby sevens semifinal and beat hosts China 26-19 at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/8/19 23:53:02

New deal for new captain

England forward James Haskell has extended his contract with Wasps and been named captain for the forthcoming season, the English Premiership club announced Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/18 23:33:01

Picamoles to miss games

Toulouse's powerhouse No.8 Louis Picamoles will miss the first five matches of the Top 14 season because of illness, according to coach Guy Noves.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/11 23:33:01

Toulon sign Bougherara

Toulon will on Tuesday sign prop Karim Bougherara as cover for injured Italy international Martin Castrogiovanni, the club said Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/8/4 22:58:02

Tindall hangs up boots

Former England center Mike Tindall announced his retirement from rugby on Tuesday, becoming the last member of the victorious 2003 World Cup team to hang up his boots.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/7/15 23:03:01

Waratahs seal top spot

New South Wales Waratahs secured top spot in the Super Rugby regular season standings with a match to spare after a six-try 44-16 victory over the Otago Highlanders at Sydney Football Stadium on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/7/7 8:57:55

Du Preez out of game

Star South Africa scrum-half Fourie du Preez will miss the Rugby Championship because of an ankle injury.
Soure:AFP: 2014/7/1 23:53:01

Parks retires from rugby

Fly-half Dan Parks, who won 67 caps for Scotland, on Wednesday announced his retirement from rugby.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/25 23:23:01

Bath coach extends stay

Bath head coach Mike Ford and his backroom staff have signed new deals until 2016, the ­Premiership club confirmed Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/24 0:08:12

All Blacks primed for clean sweep

The All Blacks have their sights on a world record run of victories as they look to ram home their dominance over England in ­Saturday's third and final Test in ­Hamilton.
Soure:AFP: 2014/6/19 22:26:34

Matfield to set milestone in test

Victor Matfield will become the most-capped South African player of all time when the giant lock leads the Springboks in the second test against Wales in Nelspruit on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2014/6/18 23:58:01