Strong Interest in Japan 2019 as 14 Venues Apply to Host Matches

(ISN) - Fourteen cities the length and breadth of Japan have applied to host matches at Rugby World Cup 2019, Japan Rugby 2019, the tournament's organising body has announced. With the submission phase of the...

Alinghi sail to victory despite last day crash

May 5, 2014, QINGDAO, China (ISN) – It was a spectacular finale for the tens of thousands of fans watching the action but it could have been a lot worse for winners Alinghi than it eventually turned out after Red...

Webb Ellis Cup on Show as Japan and Hong Kong Aim for RWC 2015

 May 22 2014 ISN - This weekend, Japan and Hong Kong go head-to-head in Tokyo for the Asian 5 Nations 2014 crown with the match carrying extra spice as the winner will qualify for Rugby World Cup 2015 as...
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Canadian men’s basketball team improved its record to 2-0

Stéphane Jobin  GWANGJU, South Korea (Team Canada) – The Canadian men's basketball team improved its record to 2-0 with an 81-61 win over Mexico on Sunday afternoon at Gwangju University Gymnasium. Canada is now tied with Russia for...
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Kenya stun Fiji in Singapore to win first Cup title

Kenya won the HSBC Singapore Sevens in sensational fashion, beating Fiji 30-7 to lift a first ever Cup title   Collins Injera, named HSBC player of the final, scored twice in the final as his...

Universiade: Overall recap & results Day 5

GWANGJU, South Korea (Team Canada) – After divers Celina Toth and Carol-Ann Ware a day ago, it was swimmer Kylie Masse's turn to reach the top of the podium Tuesday and highlight Canada's Day 5 at the 2015 Summer...
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Melissa Bishop and Damian Warner win silver

  Beijing, China – Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ont., and Damian Warner of London, Ont., each won silver medals and the men’s 4x100-metres relay team won bronze on day eight of the 2015 IAAF World Championships. Bishop won silver in the women’s 800-metres while...

IPC and Beijing 2022 sign agreement for Paralympic Excellence Program

In an official ceremony held on Tuesday (13 June) in Beijing, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee signed an agreement for the fifth edition of the Paralympic Excellence Programme. The Excellence Programme will be...
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Muroya claims historic first win for Japan and all of Asia

Yoshihide Muroya wrote a new page in Japan’s sporting history on Sunday with his first race win – and the first-ever for Asia  The home hero needed luck as well as supreme skill in a...

England beat series leaders SA to win Tokyo title

  (ISN) - England won their first Cup title since the 2013 Wellington Sevens, beating South Africa 21-14 in the final of the Tokyo Sevens, round seven of the HSBC Sevens World Series. The win,...

Gilroy looks beyond World Cup

Aug 28,2014(ISN) - KAZO CITY, Japan – As Jennifer Gilroy prepares with the rest of the Canadian Women's National Team for the upcoming IBAF Women's Baseball World Cup in Miyazaki, Japan from September 1 to 7, she is...

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