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Ahead of key court ruling, Beijing in propaganda overdrive

04 Jul 2016

HONG KONG/LONDON As an international tribunal prepares to rule on Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea, officials in Washington, Tokyo and Southeast Asia are on tenterhooks.

History looms as World Cup quarter-finalists fine-tune

15 Oct 2015

LONDON History looms large as the eight quarter-finalists gear up for the knockout phase of the Rugby World Cup, with some teams desperate to replicate the heroics of upsets past and others out to see familiar patterns repeated.

WRAPUP 1-Rugby-History looms as World Cup quarter-finalists fine-tune

15 Oct 2015

LONDON, Oct 15 History looms large as the eight quarter-finalists gear up for the knockout phase of the Rugby World Cup, with some teams desperate to replicate the heroics of upsets past and others out to see familiar patterns repeated.

All Blacks win ahead of busy weekend to decide quarter-finals

10 Oct 2015

LONDON New Zealand centre Ma'a Nonu scored a late try against Tonga on Friday in his 100th test, helping his team to a thumping victory and top spot in Pool C ahead of a hectic weekend when the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals will be determined.

England 'taken to cleaners' by Australia, says Woodward

04 Oct 2015

LONDON Australia's scrum was key to the their stunning 33-13 win over England on Saturday, former England coach Clive Woodward said, adding that the hosts had played into the visitors, hands.

Rugby-England 'taken to cleaners' by Australia, says Woodward

03 Oct 2015

LONDON, Oct 3 Australia's scrum was key to the their stunning 33-13 win over England on Saturday, former England coach Clive Woodward said, adding that the hosts had played into the visitors, hands.

Simple equation for England: lose to Australia and you're out

03 Oct 2015

LONDON The permutations of Rugby World Cup Pool A may seem complicated to the three teams still in with a realistic chance of progressing to the knockout stage, but for hosts England one thing is clear: lose and you're out.

Rugby-Simple equation for England: lose to Australia and you're out

03 Oct 2015

LONDON, Oct 3 The permutations of Rugby World Cup Pool A may seem complicated to the three teams still in with a realistic chance of progressing to the knockout stage, but for hosts England one thing is clear: lose and you're out.

Rugby-Wales hail famous win against the odds

26 Sep 2015

LONDON, Sept 26 Man-of-the-match Dan Biggar described Saturday's Rugby World Cup comeback victory against hosts England as probably the best day of his career and a triumph over adversity for injury-ravaged Wales.

Soccer 'minnows' hit back at German idea to weight FIFA votes

11 Jun 2015

ISLAMABAD/MEXICO CITY For soccer chiefs in the developing world, a German proposal to change the one country, one vote system within the sport's ruling body FIFA would not only be undemocratic, but also deal a major blow to nations struggling to develop the game at home.

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