Japan makes 1 enforced change for World Cup QF vs Springboks
TOKYO (AP) — Michael Leitch still isn't satisfied, even after his Japan squad qualified for the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals for the first time.
The Latest: EU lawmakers might not OK Brexit deal by Oct. 31
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):
The European Parliament's chief Brexit official says the EU legislature will take its full time to carefully examine...
Springboks’ ‘scary’ challenge vs. Japan just got scarier
TOKYO (AP) — Two weeks ago, Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus described it as a "scary" prospect. It got a whole lot scarier this week.
South Africa is now in Japan's way at the Rugby World...
Scotland got a chance, didn’t take it at World Cup in Japan
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The Scots were so desperate to get their chance on the night in Yokohama, there was talk of a day in court.
When it came to the moment of truth, they couldn't quite...
The Latest: Japan reaches first World Cup quarterfinal
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 24 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local):
Japan got the chance to prove it was a worthy quarterfinalist and took it bravely with a...
Japan v Scotland to go ahead at World Cup in wake of typhoon
TOKYO (AP) — A third Rugby World Cup game in Japan was canceled before organizers decided it was safe enough for the tournament host to play Scotland at Yokohama on Sunday, a night after a deadly...
Ireland reaches RWC quarterfinals with 47-5 win over Samoa
FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — A seven-try, 47-5 win over Samoa secured Ireland's place in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, removing any doubt about its progression to the knockout stages.
As Japan braces for typhoon, rugby squad trains in the rain
TOKYO (AP) — Emergency crews were on high alert. Flights and trains were cancelled. Rugby stars here for the World Cup mostly heeded the same warnings as everyone else as Japan braced to be hit by...
The Latest: Ireland crush Samoa 47-5 to reach quarterfinals
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 23 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local):
Ireland crushed Samoa 47-5 in their final Pool A game to reach the quarterfinals with a...
Man seized in Scotland not French fugitive murder suspect
PARIS (AP) — French police say a man was mistakenly arrested in Scotland on suspicion he was a French fugitive accused of killing his wife and four children eight years ago.
Scotland arrests possible fugitive in French family killing
PARIS (AP) — Police say a man believed to be a French fugitive accused of killing his wife and four children was arrested in Scotland after eight years on the run.
The Latest: Scotland rebuked by World Rugby
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 22 at the Rugby World Cup (all times local):
World Rugby has rebuked Scotland for trying to force Rugby World Cup organizers to guarantee its...
Irish sympathy for Scotland goes only so far at World Cup
FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Ireland's sympathy for Scotland's predicament at the Rugby World Cup only stretches so far.
Scotland could yet get knocked out of the group stage without playing its...
Rugby World Cup cancels 2 games ahead of expected typhoon
TOKYO (AP) — Well before a potentially devastating typhoon was expected to hit Japan, it ruined Italy's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal ambitions and the hopes of one of the sport's longest-serving...
Scotland breezes past Russia 61-0 to set up Japan showdown
SHIZUOKA, Japan (AP) — Scotland coach Gregor Townsend trusted his backup players with the responsibility. They repaid him nine times over.
Scotland's reserves scored nine tries in routing...
Trump’s Scottish golf clubs extend run of yearly losses
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's two golf resorts in Scotland posted another year of multimillion-dollar losses as his properties contend with a struggling local economy and a backlash...
Stepping-stone for Scots is landmark for Artemyev’s Russia
It's the game before the big game for Scotland. It still needs to be won and won well.
The Scots hope Wednesday's Rugby World Cup Pool A encounter with Russia is not much more than a...
The Latest: Scotland rest main team for Japan showdown
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 18 at the Rugby World Cup (all times local):
Scotland has made 14 changes to its starting team to play Russia, the most ever by the Scots...
The Latest: Lavanini red card hearing on Monday
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 16 of the Rugby World Cup in Japan (all times local):
The disciplinary hearing for Argentina lock Tomas Lavanini will be on Monday in...
Court papers say UK’s Johnson would seek delay if no deal
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would seek an extension to the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline if no withdrawal deal with the European Union is reached by mid-October, according to a...
Scotland heading for drama in Yokohama vs. Japan at RWC
KOBE, Japan (AP) — For Scotland coach Gregor Townsend, it all depends on whether you're a glass half-full or half-empty kind of guy. Townsend himself is going with half-full.
Scotland wins 34-0 with 2 pen tries, Samoa’s Fidow sent off
KOBE, Japan (AP) — Scotland got two penalty tries and Samoa winger Ed Fidow got a red card for giving away both of them in a pressure-relieving 34-0 win for the Scots at the Rugby World Cup on...
The Latest: Samoa winger’s red card hearing on Wednesday
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 11 of the Rugby World Cup (all times local):
Samoa wing Ed Fidow has been summoned to a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday in Tokyo after being...
Draw for UEFA Women’s Champions League round of 16
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Monday's draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Women's Champions League:
Victor Perez first French winner at Dunhill Links
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Rookie Victor Perez claimed his first European Tour title in his 29th appearance after posting a 2-under 70 to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship by one shot on...
Perez, Southgate lead Dunhill Links after 3 rounds
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship had two more surprise leaders Saturday, with Victor Perez and Matthew Southgate out in front on 20 under par after the third...
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Scotland aims to make amends amid Samoa’s personnel problems
Scotland's bid to make amends at the Rugby World Cup seemingly got a lot easier after Samoa was struck down by personnel problems.
The Samoans lost four players to injuries and suspensions...
The Latest: Samoa center Rey Lee-Lo gets 3-match ban at RWC
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Day 7 of the Rugby World Cup (all times local):
Samoa center Rey Lee-Lo has been banned for the team's final three pool matches at the Rugby World...
Trump Organization gets OK for 550 new houses in Scotland
LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's real estate company received approval Thursday in Scotland to build hundreds of homes on the property where it already has a golf course.
Ireland set to deny Japan a Brighton-type miracle ending
After the "Miracle of Brighton" nobody is expecting a sequel called the "Shock of Shizuoka."
For one thing, Ireland is taking Japan seriously in their Rugby World Cup pool match on Saturday...
Samoa tested by injury, disciplinary issues at RWC
KOBE, Japan (AP) — Samoa could lose four front-line players for the game against Scotland at the Rugby World Cup, the first of three tough tests remaining in its pool.
Scotland: There was anger but time now to get over Ireland
KOBE, Japan (AP) — It's taken Scotland a few days to get over Ireland. There was a team meeting and some hard truths were spelled out. It was uncomfortable but necessary, the players said. There...
Scots working at Rugby World Cup on habit of slow starts
Captain Stuart McInally promised Scotland will start better in the rest of its Rugby World Cup games after Ireland was the latest to embarrass them early.
Ireland rain on Scotland, win 27-3 at Rugby World Cup
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The Scots talked themselves up. How they smelled Irish blood without injured star backs Rob Kearney, Keith Earls, and Robbie Henshaw. How they could overcome anything coming...
Ireland vs Scotland gives Day 3 a Six Nations flavor at RWC
TOKYO (AP) — Day 3 of the Rugby World Cup has a Six Nations flavor, with top-ranked Ireland playing Scotland in Yokohama and Italy and England opening their campaigns before and after that...
Young Irish backfield up for anything Scotland hurls at them
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — With Rob Kearney and Keith Earls out, it's as certain as taxes that Ireland's relatively novice backfield will be provoked by Scotland on Sunday.
Ireland aim to show Scotland who is No 1 in World Cup opener
TOKYO (AP) — Poised to lose the No. 1 ranking, Ireland can remind fans of its quality when it faces Scotland in their Rugby World Cup opener on Sunday in Yokohama.
Scotland at full strength for Ireland in World Cup opener
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Scotland finally brought all of its biggest names together to face Ireland in their opening Rugby World Cup match on Sunday in Yokohama.
Ireland rules out Kearney, Earls for Cup opener v Scotland
TOKYO (AP) — Injured British and Irish Lions backs Rob Kearney and Keith Earls weren't risked by Ireland and won't play against Scotland in their Rugby World Cup opener on Sunday in...
Ex-UK PM Cameron says he sought queen’s help in Scots vote
LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister David Cameron acknowledged Thursday that he asked Queen Elizabeth II, who is supposed to remain politically neutral, to help the pro-"remain" side in...
Former Netherlands defender Fernando Ricksen dies at 43
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Fernando Ricksen, a former Netherlands national team defender, has died after a six-year battle with motor neurone disease. He was 43.
Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research
LONDON (AP) — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.
UK court: Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament unlawful
LONDON (AP) — A Scottish court dealt another blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the U.K. is...
UK says it has been nominated to host 2020 climate summit
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Kingdom says it has received international backing to jointly host a major U.N. climate summit in late 2020 with Italy.
Veterans vs rookies? Youthful US seeks 3-peat in Solheim Cup
The United States had already brought one of its most inexperienced teams in Solheim Cup history to Scotland this week when a back injury nagging Stacy Lewis flared up in practice.
Air Force disputes Alaska crew favored Trump Scottish hotel
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Military officials are disputing a report that claims a joint Air Force and Alaska Air National Guard unit on a routine mission to Kuwait went miles out of their way to...
Promises of Brexit bonanza look fishy for seafood industry
EYEMOUTH, Scotland (AP) — Netted in Scottish waters, claws snapping and tails flapping, langoustines as pink and fat as hotdog sausages are delicately packed by hand into boxes, each upright in...