Wallabies finish Rugby World Cup pool play with victory over Georgia

Rugby Oct 11, 2019

Wallabies finish Rugby World Cup pool play with victory over Georgia

Australia fine-tuned preparations for a likely Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against England with a hard-fought, error-strewn 27-8 Pool D victory over Georgia on Friday. Wales' 27-19 win over Fiji on Wednesday had guaranteed the Wallabies a place in the last eight, with the Welsh playing ...

Soccer Dec 21, 2018

World Cup final attracted global audience of 1.12 billion

A combined global audience of 1.12 billion watched the World Cup final between France and Croatia in July, FIFA, soccer's global governing body, said on Friday. In total, FIFA said, a "combined 3.572 billion viewers — more than half of the global population aged 4 ...

Editorials Jul 17, 2018

The lessons of Les Bleus

Many of the teams that did well in the tournament were multiethnic and multiracial, but success in sports does not produce tolerance.

Takashi Inui aims to be key contributor for Real Betis

Soccer Jul 12, 2018

Takashi Inui aims to be key contributor for Real Betis

A week after returning to Japan following Samurai Blue's round-of-16 defeat to Belgium at the World Cup, Takashi Inui said Thursday the next step is contributing to his new team, Real Betis, in Spain's La Liga. "I want to enjoy playing soccer, and contribute to ...