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PM Narendra Modi lauds South African team for winning Rugby World Cup

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took to social media and congratulated the South African team for winning the 2019 edition of the Rugby World Cup in Japan. 

Nov 03, 2019, 21:11 PM IST

South Africa win third Rugby World Cup, beat England 32-12 in final

South Africa became third-time champions of the Rugby World Cup with a 32-12 win over England in the final on Saturday.

Nov 02, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Rugby World Cup: New Zealand take third place with six-try win over Wales

South Africa, who beat Wales in the other semi-final last weekend, face off against England in the final at Yokohama International Stadium on Saturday.

Nov 01, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Australia rugby coach resigns after crushing World Cup exit

Coach of Australia's national rugby union team, Michael Cheika, has announced that he will leave the position at the end of the year following a disappointing quarter-final loss at the World Cup in Japan.

Oct 21, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

Rugby World Cup: Namibia vs Canada match cancelled due to typhoon

 The organizers of the Rugby World Cup held in Japan decided to cancel "on safety grounds" the match between Namibia and Canada scheduled for Sunday in Kamaishi, following the landing of Typhoon Hagibis.

Oct 13, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

Rugby World Cup: Argentina stroll to bittersweet victory over USA

Argentina ended their time in Japan with 11 points in Group C behind England and France, with 15 and 13 points, respectively.

Oct 09, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

Rugby World Cup: New Zealand hold off South Africa 23-13, France edge past Argentina

On Sunday, Italy will take on Namibia in their Pool B opener, while Ireland will meet Scotland.

Sep 21, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

A leap into the great wide open at Asia's first Rugby World Cup

Invented at an English school 196 years ago by a rebellious teenager and beloved mostly in former British colonies and France, rugby union has high ambitions for the first foray of their showpiece tournament into Asia.

Sep 19, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

World's top sporting moments of 2015

Yet another world cup year, and in cricket, Australia lifted their fifth title, even as their Antipodean neighbours New Zealand stole the thunder in Rugby's greatest spectacle.

Dec 16, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw retires from rugby

24 hours after the death Jonah Lomu, New Zealand rugby captain Richie McCaw announced his retirement on Thursday.

Nov 19, 2015, 05:54 AM IST

All Blacks great Jonah Lomu dies at 40

Lomu, was undergoing dialysis treatment, had undertaken commercial obligations at the recent Rugby World Cup in England before returning home.

Nov 18, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

New Zealand make rugby history, fans across country celebrate

New Zealand rugby fans across the country on Sunday celebrated a thrilling 34-17 win over arch-rival Australia.

Nov 01, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

Rugby World Cup: Springboks pleased with playoff win

South Africa beat Argentina 24-13 in the Rugby World Cup playoff.

Oct 31, 2015, 09:15 AM IST

Australia have to be proud of what they do in final: Michael Cheika

Australia know their Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand on Saturday will not be a walk in the park.

Oct 30, 2015, 08:45 AM IST

Australia progress to Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Australia woke up with a sigh of relief on Monday morning after a last minute penalty saw the Wallabies rugby union team progress to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.

Oct 19, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

Maradona dances in changing room with Argentinan rugby team

Football legend Diego Maradona showed no restraint in supporting his beloved Argentinan team at the Rugby World Cup as he danced in the changing room post the South American nation's 45-16 thrashing of Tonga here.

Oct 05, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

Rugby World Cup: Hosts England knocked out after defeat to Australia

Hosts England were knocked out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage for the first time on Saturday (October 3) after suffering a humiliating 33-13 defeat to Australia, who booked their place in the quarter-finals with a clinical demolition job.

Oct 04, 2015, 08:58 AM IST

Jean de Villiers ends South Africa career after World Cup jaw break

South Africa captain Jean de Villiers on Sunday ended his international career after a fractured jaw ruled him out of the rest of the World Cup.

Sep 28, 2015, 00:56 AM IST

Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers out of Rugby World Cup with fractured jaw

Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a fracture to his jaw, an injury coach Heyneke Meyer described as a massive blow to the team.

Sep 27, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Rugby World Cup: Dan Biggar stars as Wales stun England

Dan Biggar guided an injury-hit Wales to a thrilling 28-25 World Cup win over England at Twickenham on Saturday as they twice came from 10 points behind to record a stunning `Pool of Death` victory.

Sep 27, 2015, 03:24 AM IST