Nov 23, 2012 22:54 EST
France will be out to complete a clean sweep of wins in their autumn internationals for the first time since 2005 when they take on Samoa at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Nov 20, 2012 15:01 EST
Racing Metro winger Benjamin Fall was named on Tuesday in France's 24-man squad for Saturday's Test against Samoa in Stade de France.
Nov 16, 2012 17:04 EST
Samoa produced another memorable victory in Cardiff as Wales slumped to their fifth successive defeat, losing 26-19 to the south sea islanders in Friday's one-off Test match.
Nov 14, 2012 12:35 EST
Samoa served notice of their intention to attack Wales at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Friday with the announcement of an experienced side on Wednesday.
Nov 14, 2012 11:09 EST
David Lemi will lead Samoa against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Friday.
Sep 01, 2012 21:16 EDT
Hal David, an Oscar- and Grammy-winning lyricist who produced dozens of hit songs with composer Burt Bacharach, died in Los Angeles. He was 91.
Jun 23, 2012 02:00 EDT
Robert Harley ended years of waiting for his big break when he came off the bench to score the winning try for Scotland as they scraped home 17-16 in a one-off Test against Samoa on Saturday.
Jun 12, 2012 15:27 EDT
Mexicans Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Jhonny Gonzalez will defend world titles on September 15, promoters said Tuesday in a well-timed announcement after Manny Pacquiao's controversial loss.
Jun 07, 2012 23:20 EDT
Mexico's Antonio Margarito, the former world welterweight champion who was suspended for 16 months after plaster was found in his gloves, has retired after an 18-year pro boxing career.
Jun 06, 2012 02:27 EDT
Ronald "Winky" Wright, a former undisputed light-middleweight world boxing champion, announced his retirement after a 22-year pro career that concluded with three losses in a row.
May 28, 2012 22:28 EDT
Two-time welterweight world champion Paul Williams suffered spinal injuries that could end his boxing career in a motorcycle crash in Atlanta at the weekend, US media reported.
Apr 05, 2012 16:50 EDT
A try from Samoan star Paul Williams two minutes from time saw Stade Francais edge English club Exeter 22-17 on Thursday to advance to the semi-finals of the European Challenge Cup.
Nov 25, 2011 16:59 EST
Stade Francais deepened Perpignan's Top 14 home woes with a runaway 35-16 victory on Friday, stretching the Catalan club's losing streak at the Stade Aime Giral to seven matches.
Nov 24, 2011 19:00 EST
Matt Dickey led Asheville (2-3) with 18 points, and Jeremy Atkinson added 18.
Oct 15, 2011 14:17 EDT
France became the first team to make it through to this year's World Cup final but only after just doing enough to see off 14 man Wales 9-8 in a match where Welsh skipper Sam Warburton was sensationally sent off.
Oct 15, 2011 07:51 EDT
Wales captain Sam Warburton was dramatically sent off against France in a World Cup semi-final at Eden Park here on Saturday, a decisive blow in a match his side went on to lose 9-8.
Oct 03, 2011 22:03 EDT
Samoa's Eliota Fuimaono Sapolu was provisionally suspended from playing rugby at all levels on Tuesday after calling Welsh referee Nigel Owens "racist" in a Twitter message.
Sep 30, 2011 22:27 EDT
Defending champions South Africa were left counting the cost in injuries following Friday's bone-crunching 13-5 win over Samoa which booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Sep 30, 2011 12:14 EDT
Defending champions South Africa qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals but not after a desperate struggle to fight off Samoa 13-5 and stay unbeaten at North Harbour on Friday.
Sep 18, 2011 01:50 EDT
A late Shane Williams try kept Wales's World Cup hopes alive as they ground out a tense 17-10 win over bogey side Samoa.