Sri Lanka optimistic about saving Pakistan tour
Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said he was satisfied with the security arrangements of their hosts, but reports last week of a possible terror attack had been referred to the defence ministry for investigation.
Gatland 'shocked' as betting row rocks Wales World Cup bid
Gatland said Howley, the former Wales scrum-half and captain, was "devastated" by the bombshell turn of events that has thrown the Six Nations champions' preparations into disarray.
Aussie hiker with 'snapped' leg makes two-day crawl to safety
Neil Parker, 54, said his planned three-hour hike northwest of Brisbane went horribly wrong Sunday when he slipped six metres down a waterfall, fracturing his leg and wrist.
Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran
Vice President Mike Pence announced that Pompeo was on his way to the kingdom to 'discuss our response.'
Sub Mogaila pushes Highlands Park into MTN8 final
Both legs of the semifinal failed to produce a goal and three consecutive spot-kicks were blazed over the crossbar before Mogaila netted to give the hosts a 4-3 win on penalties.
Penalty drama as holders Liverpool, Chelsea lose Champions League openers
Holders Liverpool began their defence of the Champions League trophy with a defeat against Napoli on Tuesday, while one missed spot-kick condemned Chelsea to defeat against Valencia and another came to Barcelona's rescue.
Tourist boat capsizes in Senegal, killing four
The death toll could rise as three passengers were said to be missing after the accident.
Death toll from Taliban attack in Kabul hits 22: ministry
The Taliban had earlier claimed responsibility for the blast.
Kolisi lifting World Cup would be 'hugely symbolic' - Solomons
If the 28-year-old backrow forward, the first black player to captain South Africa at a World Cup, were to lift the Webb Ellis Cup on 2 November, it would become one of the most iconic images in World Cup history.
Iran leader rules out US talks as tensions rise over Saudi attacks
Tensions between Iran and the US and its allies have threatened to boil over since May last year when President Donald Trump abandoned a 2015 nuclear deal and began reimposing sanctions in its campaign of 'maximum pressure'.
De Klerk not expecting bad hair day in All Blacks showdown
After two weeks of training in high humidity and temperatures, the Springboks have been left ripped and ready, although de Klerk deflected the idea his blonde, surfer-dude locks were a distraction in those conditions.
Making the call: Referee signals to know for RWC 2019
A selection of important referee match signals to know ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan from 20 September to 2 November.
Ronaldo 'embarrassed' by rape allegations
Ronaldo was accused of sexually assaulting Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009.
Boks expect the unexpected from 'evolving' All Blacks
Assistant coach Matt Proudfoot said Tuesday that the Springboks expect the All Blacks to come out firing in the Pool B clash in Yokohama after the southern hemisphere titans battled to a 16-16 draw over the summer during the Rugby Championship.
Scrum, try, forward pass: Basic rules to know about rugby
Ahead of the start of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, these are the basic rules of the game you need to know.
Legend of William Web Ellis & the World Cup: The history of rugby
A brief history of rugby union ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan from 20 September to 2 November.
Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show
By 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels if carbon emissions continue unabated, separate models from two leading research centres in France showed.
With Neymar staying and Icardi in, can PSG finally deliver in Europe?
The visit of Real Madrid to the French capital on Wednesday means a glamour tie for Paris Saint-Germain to begin their Champions League campaign but a meeting with the Spanish side also brings back unhappy memories.