CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — All Blacks captain Sam Cane isn’t expected to make the starting lineup on New Zealand’s end-of-season rugby tour at least until the match against Italy in Rome on Nov. 6.
Cane has been out for nearly six months because of a pectoral injury and made his return for New Zealand as a replacement in the 104-14 win over the United States on Saturday.
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has appeared to criticize the global lack of action on climate change in comments caught on microphone.
The 95-year-old British monarch was filmed on a phone as she visited Cardiff to open the Welsh parliament on Thursday.
PRAGUE (AP) — Daniel James scored in the second half for Wales to hold host Czech Republic to 2-2 in World Cup qualifying on Friday.
James, who also scored in beating the Czechs 1-0 in Cardiff in March, netted past goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik from inside the area in the 69th minute.
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia will play Japan in the southwestern city of Oita on Oct. 23 on its way to Britain for a three-test rugby tour against Scotland, England and Wales.
Rugby Australia said Saturday it will be the Wallabies' first match against Japan since November 2017 when they defeated the hosts 63-30 at Yokohama.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Argentina warmed up for the Rugby Championship by beating Wales' second string 33-11 on Saturday and completing an undefeated tour of Europe.
In air temperatures of 29 degrees C, Argentina used its forward power and constant gifts of possession from an error-prone Wales to score three tries to one.
DUBLIN (AP) — Fullback Juan Cruz Mallia was banned from Argentina's next three rugby tests on Monday for his red card in the weekend draw with Wales.
Mallia was making a tackle when his head hit the head of Wales scrumhalf Kieran Hardy in the first half of Saturday’s match in Cardiff.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — A depleted Wales and a 14-man Argentina drew 20-20 after Jarrod Evans missed a last-gasp penalty to win the first test for the hosts on Saturday.
Fullback Juan Cruz Mallia was sent off for a high tackle in the 29th minute while Wales was leading 6-3.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Less than 24 hours after training together for the first time, an emergency England side made light of chaotic circumstances to thrash Pakistan in the first one-day international by nine wickets on Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — England was forced to select a completely new group of players and management on Tuesday for the one-day international series against Pakistan after the coronavirus infected three players and four members of staff.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Wales put aside a serious-looking knee injury to Leigh Halfpenny in his 100th test to demolish Canada 68-12 at Principality Stadium on Saturday.
Even without a dozen British and Irish Lions who won Wales the Six Nations in March, the home side was too powerful, too fast, and too savvy for a Canada side playing its first test in 21 months.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Wales doesn't know much about the Canada team it faces on Saturday at Principality Stadium. It knows a lot about its coaches though.
Canada coach Kingsley Jones and assistant Rob Howley are former Wales teammates and captains.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — England eased to an eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka to open their Twenty20 series on Wednesday in Cardiff.
Jos Buttler’s unbeaten 68 led the way at Sophia Gardens as England reached its target of 130 with 17 balls to spare.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — For Wales, the buildup to the European Championship has been completely overshadowed by the criminal charges against coach Ryan Giggs.
The former Manchester United winger was charged in April with assaulting two women and exerting controlling and coercive behavior.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Cardiff midfielder Rubin Colwill was included in Wales’ European Championship squad on Sunday after just 191 minutes of senior football.
The 19-year-old Colwill was the surprise name in the final 26-man squad captained by Gareth Bale and containing the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Daniel James, Ethan Ampadu and Joe Rodon.
DERBY, England (AP) — Derby manager Wayne Rooney kept a relegation off his resumé when his team came back to earn a vital point against Sheffield Wednesday in a season-ending 3-3 draw to stay in the English second division next season...
NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Wales winger George North is out of contention for the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa after announcing Wednesday he has a serious knee injury...
PRAGUE (AP) — Four Czech Republic players from Germany’s Bundesliga are available to play only one of the opening three qualifiers this month for the 2022 World Cup due to coronavirus restrictions...
LONDON (AP) — A national train tour by Prince William and his wife Kate has received a frosty welcome from leaders in Wales and Scotland, with one Welsh official saying he would rather “no one was having unnecessary visits” during the coronavirus pandemic...
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles for the first time this year when it was confirmed he will face Kubrat Pulev on Dec...
PARIS (AP) — Nantes fans paid an emotional tribute to Emiliano Sala before Sunday's home game against Bordeaux, a year after the Argentine striker's death in a plane crash shook the soccer world...
It wasn’t a win for the New Mexico United, but it wasn’t a loss, either.
After spending the last five weeks on the road, the United returned to Albuquerque for an international soccer friendly with Cardiff City FC at the UNM Soccer Complex, and both teams used their benches liberally in a 1-all tie on Thursday night.
LONDON (AP) — The wreckage of the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala was located on Sunday, two weeks after it disappeared from radar over the English Channel, according to the marine scientist leading a privately funded search for the Argentine's family...
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of women turned cities in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales into rivers of green, white and violet Sunday to mark 100 years since the first women won the right to vote in the U...
LONDON (AP) — A 17-year-old Welsh teen has been sentenced to at least 11 years in prison after being convicted of plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack on various targets including a Justin Bieber concert.
LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has introduced his American fiancee to a new part of Britain ahead of their planned nuptials in May...
The Spokane Chiefs have cut their roster down to 27 players in preparation of their regular season opener on Saturday against the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick.
On Monday, the team announced that Forward Eli Zummack and goaltender Donovan Buskey both will return to their home clubs in the British Columbia Major Midget League while 20-year-old Jacob Cardiff has been placed on waivers.