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Rugby 24 Mar 2014 | 12:44 PM

Nine teams to launch Australian third tier rugby competition

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will launch a new domestic rugby competition aimed at bridging the gap between the club and provincial game later this year, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) announced on Monday.

Football 03 Dec 2018 | 7:46 AM

UEFA approve new European club competition from 2021

DUBLIN (Reuters) - European soccer's governing body approved the creation of a third-tier UEFA club competition on Sunday, a tournament which will mirror the current Champions League and Europa League format from 2021.

Swimming 06 Feb 2019 | 4:54 PM

European Games in search of identity in Minsk amid growing competition

ATHENS (Reuters) - The second edition of the European Games this summer is the main gateway to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for European athletes but the multi-sports event is still in search of a clear identity amid growing competition.

Diving 19 Nov 2013 | 4:22 AM

New York man dies during freedive competition in Bahamas

NASSAU (Reuters) - A record-holding diver died during a freediving competition in the Bahamas on Sunday in what officials said was the first fatality in the sport's 21 years of official competition.

Football 11 Sep 2018 | 9:34 PM

Clubs told that a third UEFA competition set to be introduced

SPLIT, Croatia (Reuters) - A third UEFA club competition is set to be introduced from the 2021-22 season with 32 teams in the group stage, the head of the association representing Europe's biggest clubs said on Tuesday.

Other Sport 14 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Death of luger overshadows Olympic competition

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Fallout from the death of a Georgian luger and uncooperative weather on the mountain in Whistler overshadowed early Olympic competition and the first gold medals of the Vancouver Games on Saturday.

Rugby 23 Oct 2013 | 5:49 AM

Welsh teams to join Anglo-French breakaway competition

LONDON (Reuters) - This year's Heineken Cup looks set to be the last after the surprise announcement on Tuesday that the four Welsh regional teams have decided to back the Anglo-French plan for a breakaway competition from next season.

Football 27 Feb 2015 | 10:47 PM

Chelsea made League Cup a serious competition - Mourinho

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes winning the League Cup 10 years ago revolutionised the competition as Premier League clubs have since started to take it more seriously.

Community Sports 19 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Bank sees strong participation from staff in competition

KELAB AmBank Group (KAG) saw more than 180 of its employees participate in the inaugural Penalty League Competition that had a total of 36 teams.

Other Sport 26 Jan 2018 | 6:47 PM

North Korean skaters say they'll treat Olympics just like any other competition

TAIPEI (Reuters) - North Korea's figure skating team took bronze in a competition in Taipei on Friday and opened a window on what life is like for sports people in the world's most isolated country as they head for next month's Winter Olympics in the rich, democratic South.