Rugby News

After anti-gay attack, All Blacks to wear rainbow laces in support of former Wales captain

Gareth Thomas, who announced in 2009 he is gay, recorded a video last weekend saying he was assaulted in Cardiff in ``a hate crime for my sexuality.''

For Indian women’s rugby team, 40-minute matches to test stamina

Coaches have been stressing that the players' fitness will last them 10 minutes, while the next 30 minutes, the brain will have to drag them in the slipstream and stay persistently at it.


Kolkata cop Sangeeta Bera wins mother of all battles to return to rugby

Sangeeta Bera who plays Lock in the longer format has represented the India at the pre-Olympic qualifiers in 2015.

Australian sports show sorry for 'racist' dog joke

Walking up to an Asian woman taking a photograph of three small dogs behind a glass door, Beau Ryan asks: "Picking out which one for dinner?"

Jonah Lomu’s runs down the wings were the most exhilarating sight

All Blacks superstar Jonah Lomu, who revolutionised rugby with size, speed, dies at 40 after suffering from a rare kidney disease.

All rise for Dan Carter after All Blacks win Rugby World Cup

New Zealand become the first team to win consecutive Rugby World Cup with 34-17 win over Australia.


A rugby star’s body exhumed, a ghost returns to haunt Mahinda Rajapaksa

Wasim Thajudeen’s charred body was discovered inside a burnt car on May 17, 2012.

Rugby: Gay World Cup gets support of International Rugby Board

The event has been leveraged by organisers to shine a spotlight on the issue of homophobia in sport.

Invictus, the sequel

In a city that backed Mandela during apartheid, South Africa vanquish the unconquerable.

Rugby great Jonny Wilkinson signs off with a win

Wilkinson made his test debut in 1998 at 18, becoming England's second-youngest international rugby player.