Joseph urges Japan to look toward future, forget 2015

Jan 19, 2017

Joseph urges Japan to look toward future, forget 2015

Japan rugby head coach Jamie Joseph on Thursday urged the Brave Blossoms to forget about their 2015 World Cup heroics and focus on rebuilding for the 2019 tournament on home soil. “What’s important now is that we leave the World Cup behind,” Joseph said ...

Rugby star Pocock preparing to swap Japan for African wilderness

Jan 15, 2017

Rugby star Pocock preparing to swap Japan for African wilderness

Australian rugby star David Pocock has enjoyed locking horns with the big beasts of Japan’s Top League since joining the Panasonic Wild Knights in December. But the free-spirited 28-year-old is ready for an even bigger adventure as he prepares to take a six-month sabbatical ...

FIFA boss backs bigger World Cup

Dec 17, 2016

FIFA boss backs bigger World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Saturday claimed there are “no down sides” to expanding the World Cup to 48 teams and “no taboos” in discussing changes to soccer’s flagship competition. Infantino has proposed increasing the number of teams at the World Cup from the ...