- Tokyo Olympic stadium designer strikes back at critics Updated: Jul-28-15 8:59 am
TOKYO - The architects behind a scrapped plan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium blamed the bidding process and rocketing building costs for the spiraling price tag, striking back at claims that it was because of the design.
- Canadian fans get look at new Olympic sport - rugby sevens Updated: Jul-11-15 7:03 pm
TORONTO - It's fast, there's plenty of contact, lots of scoring and games are over in 20 minutes.
- Former University of Alaska Fairbanks basketball player dies Updated: Jul-09-15 11:20 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 26-year-old former University of Alaska Fairbanks basketball player has died from a head injury he sustained in a rugby match in Anchorage.
- Quadriplegic fighters will face off to raise money for climb Updated: Jul-08-15 6:40 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - In a garage on Olympia's west side, two fighters sit side by side in powered wheelchairs, then let the punches fly.
- Excitement runs high in Samoa ahead of All Blacks test Updated: Jul-06-15 11:18 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - For New Zealand and Samoa, the long journey to this year's Rugby World Cup in England and Wales starts Wednesday with a one-off rugby test thousands of miles away - at palm-fringed Apia Park in the Samoan capital.
- Dreams of victory for a struggling South African rugby team Updated: Jul-05-15 2:02 pm
KATLEHONG, South Africa - Their catches still uncertain, their sneakers worn and unsuitable, a team of young South Africans is trying to find success in a sport that that's a traditional favorite in their country, but rare in their own neighborhood - rugby.