SYDNEY (Reuters) - David Miller and Faf du Plessis scored sparkling centuries in a partnership of 252 runs as South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in a one-day international in Hobart on Sunday to win the three-match series 2-1.
LONDON (Reuters) - England put themselves back on track with a positive performance in the 16-15 defeat by New Zealand on Saturday, former captain Lawrence Dallaglio said.
(Reuters) - Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the second test against England in Kandy due to a groin strain, with the uncapped Charith Asalanka called up to the squad as a replacement on Sunday.
PARIS (Reuters) - After two narrow defeats, South Africa were able to reverse their fortunes and snatch a last-gasp victory of their own against France in Paris on Saturday, even if coach Rassie Erasmus felt they had not been at their best.
PARIS (Reuters) - French hopes of posting a morale-boosting win in the build-up to next year's World Cup were dashed in a dramatic finish to Saturday's test against South Africa, much to the bitter disappointment of both their coach and captain.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sonny Bill Williams' wretched year went from bad to worse on Saturday as the two-times Rugby World Cup winner for New Zealand appears likely to have finished an injury-plagued campaign with a shoulder issue.
LONDON (Reuters) - Michael Cheika was remarkably sanguine about Australia's first loss to Wales in a decade, saying there was no shame in losing a tight test against a good side and suggesting the Wallabies were due a change of luck.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is confident centre Robbie Henshaw will be fit to face New Zealand next week and has not completely ruled out scrumhalf Conor Murray from making a surprise return when the world's top two teams meet in Dublin.
PETALING JAYA: National bowler Sin Li Jane had to play the bridesmaid's role at the QubicaAMF World Cup in Las Vegas, United States.
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk remained undisputed world cruiserweight champion on Saturday with an eighth round stoppage of British underdog Tony Bellew at the Manchester Arena.