How Ryan Burroughs, from humble beginnings, became rugby league’s Captain America

When Ryan Burroughs returned home from the U.S. Army with the chiseled physique that helped earn him the nickname Captain America, he got his competitive fix by playing football,...

Major doubts cast on claims that the America’s Cup is worth $1 billion

There's a chance an Auckland-based America's Cup could drive some tourists away. A government report has found that hosting the regatta would be worth between $600 million and $1...

Finn Russell to leave Glasgow Warriors at the end of the season

Scotland fly-half Finn Russell will leave Glasgow Warriors at the end of the season in order to take up a "once in a lifetime opportunity". The 25-year-old from Stirling has...

Rugby League World Cup: Fiji defeat New Zealand 4-2 in thrilling quarter-final

Fiji will play Australia in the semi-finals of the Rugby League World Cup after winning a tense and scrappy match against New Zealand in Wellington. Fiji dominated the opening...

Major League Rugby nears kick-off as next attempt to make US a union power

Major League Rugby, a new US professional men’s rugby union competition, will kick off in seven cities in April. Seven teams from Houston to Seattle will contest a new...

Rugby World Cup 2023 vote – all you need to know

After a process that started in 2013, Ireland’s hopes of hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 boil down to today’s vote of the World Rugby Council at Kensington’s...

Rugby League World Cup results not everything for USA

Heading into the Rugby League World Cup, the USA were perceived by many as outsiders - and results have backed up that statement – but we should look at...

Rugby union: talking points from the first round of autumn internationals

Eddie Jones missed his pillar players against Argentina, while Wales got off to a typically slow start and Scotland showed the risks attached to their open rugby. 1) England appear...

Austin Elite, new U.S. pro rugby league lure major TV contract

When Austin Elite and Major League Rugby launch next year, they will have a significant television partner along for the ride. CBS Sports Network and MLR announced an exclusive, multi-year...

Meet Phaidra Knight: free radical flanker in World Rugby Hall of Fame

Phaidra Knight learned of her election to the World Rugby Hall of Fame in an email from the Australian great John Eales. Another World Cup-winning captain, François Pienaar of...