Men's rugby union

September 17, 2017 - 12:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan have been warned their preparations are not progressing as smoothly as they should. Rugby World Cup Tournament Director Alan Gilpin and several colleagues were in Tokyo for a tournament review and said much work remains to be done. Of...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2017 file photo South Africa's Christopher Anthony Cloete of the Southern Kings holds on to the ball during their Super Rugby match against Japan's Sunwolves, in Singapore. Europe’s Pro12 has confirmed it will add the two South African teams dropped from Super Rugby to expand to a 14-team, two-continent competition from this season. Celtic Rugby, which runs the Pro12, says the Cheetahs and Southern Kings will join straight away for the 2017-18 season starting later this year. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair, File)
August 01, 2017 - 9:21 am
Europe's Pro12 has confirmed it will add two South African teams dropped from Super Rugby and expand to a 14-team, two-continent competition from this season. Celtic Rugby, which runs the Pro12, said the Cheetahs and Southern Kings will join straight away for the 2017-18 season starting later this...
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April 26, 2017 - 4:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the 2020 Olympics signed a collaborative agreement with the organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, aiming to maximize the benefits and impact of the global events. The Rugby World Cup will be staged in Japan as Tokyo is finalizing preparations to host the...
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