rugby

Fiji declares public holiday after winning first ever Olympic medal

Fiji will have an extra public holiday to celebrate the country's first ever Olympic medal after its rugby sevens team won gold in Rio, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama announced Friday.

Fiji's elegant giants glide to rugby gold, first-ever Olympic medal

Fiji win their country's first-ever Olympic medal by thrashing Britain 43-7 in the gold medal match of the rugby sevens.

Fiji assured of first-ever Olympic medal, meet Britain in rugby final

"When these guys are on form, they're untouchable," Britain's rugby sevens coach Simon Amor said after Fiji outclassed his team to win gold

Fiji shock New Zealand in rugby sevens and eye first medal

A shock win over New Zealand in the rugby sevens has carried Fiji into the semi-finals of the men's tournament and put the country on the verge of a first-ever Olympic medal.

Japan shock New Zealand in Olympic rugby, Williams out of tournament

Japan shocked world champions New Zealand 14-12 as men's rugby returned to the Olympics after 92 years on Tuesday.

Australia win first women's Olympic rugby gold as sport rejoins Games

It was a historical final between the two fierce rivals on Monday in Rio de Janeiro, as Australia beat New Zealand 24-17 for the first womens' rugby sevens gold medal awarded in Olympic history....

England and France enjoy opening Six Nations victories

England opened their Six Nations campaign with a 15-9 victory over Scotland Saturday while France suffered a scare against Italy before prevailing 23-21 thanks to a late long-range penalty from...