A security consultant for the New Zealand All Blacks has denied making a false statement to police after a listening device was found in a meeting room at the team's hotel in Sydney before a rugby test against Australia last August.
So, after another compelling and hard-fought Six Nations competition, England remains the king of Europe and Italy is still the punch bag at the continent's highest level.
The Hurricanes and Lions got back on track in Super Rugby, rediscovering the form that took them to last year's final to register big wins on Saturday.
Scotland gave departing coach Vern Cotter a successful send-off by beating Italy 29-0 in the final round of the Six Nations on Saturday.
Two New Zealand sides — the Hamilton-based Chiefs and the Crusaders from Christchurch — won their fourth consecutive matches on Friday to remain the early class in Super Rugby.
England's rugby players are heading to Dublin to achieve greatness: Back-to-back Grand Slams in the Six Nations and a tier one record of 19 straight wins.
World Rugby has moved the international break for test matches from June to July to help deliver uninterrupted Super Rugby, and increased games between tier one and two.
The Highlanders ground out a desperately needed first win of the season, the Crusaders produced another great escape for a third straight victory, and the Stormers led the resistance to the New Zealand teams' dominance in Super Rugby on Saturday.
England powered to its second straight Six Nations title and tied New Zealand's tier-one record of 18 straight wins by thrashing Scotland 61-21 at Twickenham on Saturday.
When England picked up a consolation 60-3 victory over Uruguay to wrap up its miserable Rugby World Cup campaign in 2015, few could have imagined that would herald the start of one of the greatest winning streaks in the sport's history.
George North responded to criticism from his own coaches by scoring two tries for Wales in a 22-9 win over Ireland in the Six Nations on Friday, handing England the chance to clinch the title with a game to spare.
World heavyweight champion Lupesoliai Joseph Parker’s next fight and where it will happened has been confirmed.
Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn't dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team's latest championship Tuesday.
Manchester City scored three goals in 11 minutes to fight back for a 5-3 win over Monaco in a wild Champions League match full of dazzling attacking play and dreadful defending on Tuesday.
Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall
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