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Sports quiz of the week: winners, losers, movers and history makers

17 hours ago by The Guardian

Who is in Sydney? Who is in Leicester? And who is at home?Liverpool have started the season with eight wins in a row. Which club once began a top-flight campaign with 11 straight victories?Manchester United...

Rugby World Cup 2019: where the quarter-finals will be won and lost | Ugo Monye

17 hours ago by The Guardian

England sticking to strengths against Australia; Ireland need to find old form to beat New Zealand; Wales must stop France momentum; South Africa could end Japan’s adventureEddie Jones has picked a team...

Success for England is winning the tournament – Robinson

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will consider anything less than winning the Rugby World Cup as a failure, according to former world champion Jason Robinson.   Eddie Jones' side meet Australia in a quarter-final showdown...

Rugby World Cup: The quarter-finals in Opta numbers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup enters the knockout phase this weekend, with Ireland looking to finally reach a semi-final and Japan bidding to cause another upset.     Joe Schmidt's team may have beaten...

Rugby World Cup Preview: New Zealand v Ireland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt acknowledges Ireland's victory over New Zealand a year ago means they will not be able to "sneak up on" the All Blacks at the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.     A shock defeat to...

England-France & New Zealand-Italy games cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's Rugby World Cup showdown against France and New Zealand's clash with Italy have been cancelled due to the pending threat of Typhoon Hagibis.   World Rugby announced the two pool fixtures...

Quarter Final Match Officials Announced

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the quarter-finals of Rugby World Cup 2019 following a full review of performances over the 37 pool matches.   Jérôme Garcès...

Hansen 'quite happy' All Blacks avoided in-form Japan

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen is "quite happy" to see Japan on the opposite side of the draw to New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup - but knows Ireland will be a tough test in the quarter-finals.   Tournament...

Japan are our World Cup enemy but we love the people, says Rassie Erasmus

4 days ago by The Guardian

• Coach says South Africa have erased memory of Brighton 2015• ‘The way the Japanese people have adopted teams is special’Japan is waltzing at an oval ball. South Africa spent the first week of...

Japan make history as fearsome All Blacks march on – the pool stage in numbers

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is headed for the knockout rounds after a dramatic pool stage in which Scotland were the biggest casualties.     Eight teams remain from 20, with hosts Japan – who...