(...) short of last year’s performance, which was aided by good weather and the soccer World Cup. Higher(...)

Samoan centre Brian Lima tackles South African halfback Derick Hougaard during the Rugby World Cup Pool C match between South Africa and Samoa at Lang Park at the 2003 Rugby World Cup. Photo: Christophe Simon/Getty Images

The Rugby World Cup is a relatively young competition in comparison with some of its counterparts(...)

The race to combat doping in sport continues. Photograph: Getty Images

England this autumn the Rugby World Cup will feature teams of players whose bulked-up bodies bear little(...)

Supporting autism: John Lydon, Dorrie Gibbons, Basil Shields and Martina Flannery.

(...) forerunner to the world cup which commenced last Thursday and concludes today. Along with Mattie Lally and in(...)

 Inbee Park of South Korea kisses the trophy following her victory during the final round of the British Open at Turnberry.  Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

(...) world No1 made five birdies and an eagle en route to shooting a seven-under par 65 and a 12-under total(...)

(...).05) Toronto FC v Sporting Kansas City SUNDAY (AUG 9TH) NETBALL Sky Sports 3 from 5.15am World Cup (5(...)

A duck enjoys the cool water in the afternoon sunshine through Westgate Gardens in Canterbury, Kent, England on Sunday. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

(...) remain in place until 9pm on Monday. The expected strong winds have led to the postponement of the World(...)

Martin McEvoy, managing partner of Signium Ireland and Paul Holland, who has joined the company as consulting partner.

(...), the European Rugby Cup and the FIA World Rally Championship, as well as a host of blue-chip corporate(...)

Australia beat Namibia 142-0 in the pool stages of the 2003 World Cup, a record winning margin. Photograph: Getty

(...) securing a first World Cup victory down under four years later were quickly trashed, as the minnows(...)

Suzann Pettersen of Norway plays her second shot at the par-five 17th hole during the third round of the Women’s British Open on the Ailsa Course at Turnberry. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

(...) the Solheim Cup star on seven under par, one shot behind South Korea’s Jin Young Ko and Taiwan(...)