Kurtley Beale has made Australia debut in 2009 and is set to embark on a third World Cup in Japan in September. File / Agence France-Presse
New Zealand began the on-field build-up to their defence of the World Cup with a scratch combination and a scratchy 20-16 win over Argentina in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.
Emirates, the title sponsor of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, has revealed a brand new livery dedicated to the milestone 50th staging of Dubai’s flagship sporting event, and one of the key tournaments on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series.
Paris: Both Britain’s seven-a-side rugby teams qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after England’s men and women won their tournaments on Sunday. The men beat hosts France in the final in Colomiers and their female counterparts overcame home team Russia in Kazan earlier in the day in two
Johannesburg: Rookie scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies scored two tries on debut as South Africa claimed a 35-17 bonus-point victory over sloppy Australia in their Rugby Championship clash at Ellis Park on Saturday. Jantjies has been the find of the season in South African rugby, having risen from obscurity in recent months at the
Adayar emulated a select group of outstanding colts to win both the Derby and King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes with a superb display in the midsummer highlight at Ascot, UK, on Saturday. The homebred son of Frankel became the 14th horse
Keeping hopes alive, UAE ace shooter Saif Bin Futtais secured 70 points following the first three rounds of the qualifying stage of the men’s skeet shooting competition at the Asaka Shooting Range in Tokyo on Sunday. A total of 30 participants including
Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah won the Baja Spain Aragon while Mashael Al Obaidan became the first Saudi Arabian female driver to complete a European Baja round with Emirati co-driver Ali Mirza..
Family members were not allowed to accompany athletes due to coronavirus restrictions but later the International Olympic panel had announced that breastfeeding mothers would be allowed to bring their children to Japan.