- Depleted England beats Wales 27-13 in rugby test Updated: May-29-16 6:25 pm
LONDON - England shrugged off the absence of its best players to score five tries in a 27-13 win over fierce rival Wales at Twickenham on Sunday, boosting confidence among the Six Nations champions ahead of their upcoming tour to Australia.
- Party Around the World: Great sports, great spots to party Updated: May-29-16 5:04 pm
From the breathtaking view at a ski station in the French Alps to a horse race that "stops the nation" Down Under to the wackiest golf hole in the Arizona desert - make that the entire planet - sports fans will find the party.
- Dubai to open 2016-17 IRB Sevens season in December Updated: May-25-16 1:45 am
SYDNEY - Fiji will begin defense of its IRB world sevens title on Dec. 2-3 when the opening tournament of the 10-round, 2016-17 season is held at Dubai, followed a week later at Cape Town.
- NZ 7s coach given some credit for rugby's return to Olympics Updated: May-24-16 6:42 pm
LONDON - Sonny Bill Williams is going in for a try untouched in the left corner when the whistle blows.
- World Rugby approves Jarryd Hayne's switch to 7s from NFL Updated: May-16-16 4:55 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Former San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne was eligible to play for the Fiji sevens rugby team at the Olympics and as early as the world series event in London this weekend, World Rugby said on Monday.
- Ex-rugby League star Hayne leaves NFL, aims for Olympics Updated: May-15-16 11:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne's NFL experiment is over, as he announced his retirement Sunday from the San Francisco 49ers in order to push for selection in the Fiji Rugby Sevens team for the Rio Olympics.
- Quade Cooper won't be part of Australia's 7s Olympic team Updated: May-05-16 6:35 am
SYDNEY - France-based flyhalf Quade Cooper won't play for Australia's sevens team at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after being dropped by coach Andy Friend.