Wales looks to put past behind as it faces Georgia

Rugby Sep 22, 2019

Wales looks to put past behind as it faces Georgia

by Rich Freeman

Wales will look to put its rollercoaster start to the Rugby World Cup behind it Monday when it take on Georgia in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture. From the thrill of having 15,000 watch them train in Kitakyushu to the despair of seeing assistant coach Rob Howley ...

World / Social Issues Apr 19, 2019

Runaway Saudi sisters get help offer from Georgia

Two Saudi sisters who fled their country and appealed for international protection earlier this week saying their lives would be at risk if they were to return to the conservative kingdom got an offer of help from Georgia on Thursday. Immigration authorities in the former ...

Brave Blossoms rout Georgia

Rugby Jun 23, 2018

Brave Blossoms rout Georgia

Japan stunned Georgia with a mature performance based on physicality in difficult conditions Saturday as it ran out a 28-0 winner at Toyota Stadium. In front of a small but vocal crowd of 14,776 at one of the 12 Rugby World Cup 2019 venues, and ...

Brave Blossoms await showdown with physical Georgians

Rugby Jun 22, 2018

Brave Blossoms await showdown with physical Georgians

Japan captain Michael Leitch said Friday the Brave Blossoms would need to match Georgia's physicality if they are to come away from their final test of the season with a win. "We will always play our fast game but defensively we have to match them. ...

New ozeki Tochinoshin to ask Georgian president to build sumo ring

Sumo Jun 3, 2018

New ozeki Tochinoshin to ask Georgian president to build sumo ring

Sumo wrestler Tochinoshin, who was recently promoted to the sport's second-highest rank of ozeki, said Sunday he plans to ask Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili to build a sumo ring in his homeland. The 30-year-old, who won the 15-day January Grand Sumo Tournament this year, expressed ...