The South Africa rugby team celebrate with the trophy in front of a statue of the late former President Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town City Hall on Monday. Associated Press
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
India comprehensively won the first two matches by bowling first, which is their preferred option, and another win would clinch the five-match series for them.
Swiss great Roger Federer put up a splendid performance as he saved seven match points in a five-set nail-biter against 100th-ranked Tennys Sandgren to set up an Australian Open
India will look to carry on the winning momentum in the third match against Kiwis to seal the first T20 series on the New Zealand soil. India have already won both the matches