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Rugby - Foley convinced Wallabies can win World Cup

Oct 16 2018

SYDNEY Australia flyhalf Bernard Foley is convinced the Wallabies can win the Rugby World Cup for a third time next year despite slumping to seventh in the world rankings after a disappointing couple of seasons.

Rugby league - Mitchell key as Roosters look to weather Storm

Sep 28 2018

SYDNEY Latrell Mitchell no longer goes by the name Goolagong and the great nephew of tennis champion Evonne could take another step out of her sporting shadow when the Sydney Roosters meet the Melbourne Storm in Sunday's National Rugby League final.

Argentina upset Wallabies to break 35-year drought

Sep 15 2018

SYDNEY Argentina beat the Wallabies in Australia for the first time since 1983 with a 23-19 victory on the Gold Coast on Saturday that gave them two Rugby Championship wins in one season for the first time.

Australia look to build momentum against confident Pumas on Gold Coast

Sep 13 2018

SYDNEY An Australia side in desperate need of another Rugby Championship win to build some momentum come up against an Argentina team confident they have a chance of snapping a 35-year losing streak Down Under on the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Australia hold on to beat Springboks and snap losing streak

Sep 08 2018

SYDNEY Australia overturned a narrow halftime deficit and survived a late South African onslaught to notch up their first victory of the Rugby Championship with a 23-18 win in Brisbane on Saturday that snapped a four-match losing streak.

Asian Games: Ikee takes record haul but Japan and China share Jakarta honours

Aug 24 2018

JAKARTA Teenager Rikako Ikee became the first swimmer to win six gold medals at a single Asian Games on a thrilling final night in the Jakarta pool which left continental powers Japan and China with 19 gold medals apiece.

WRAPUP 1-Games-Ikee takes record haul but Japan and China share Jakarta honours

Aug 24 2018

* Japan and China win 19 golds each in Jakarta (Writes through at end of meet)

Asian games - CAS bars Olympic silver medallist Zabelinskaya after country switch

Aug 23 2018

JAKARTA Olympic silver medallist Olga Zabelinskaya was excluded from the road cycling at the Asian Games on Thursday after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) backed an earlier decision blocking the Russia-born athlete from racing for Uzbekistan.

Games-CAS bars Olympic silver medallist Zabelinskaya after country switch

Aug 23 2018

JAKARTA, Aug 23 Olympic silver medallist Olga Zabelinskaya was excluded from the road cycling at the Asian Games on Thursday after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) backed an earlier decision blocking the Russia-born athlete from racing for Uzbekistan.

Asian Games: Ikee wins fifth gold as multiple medallists rule Jakarta pool

Aug 23 2018

JAKARTA Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee clinched her fifth gold of the Asian Games, and her seventh medal in total, to give her team an edge over China in the title count on the penultimate night of swimming at the Jakarta pool on Thursday.

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