Former Japan head coach Eddie Jones is the new coach of England after Stuart Lancaster paid the price for a disastrous World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Eddie Jones has been announced as England’s first ever overseas head coach. The former Australia and Japan coach had travelled to London for talks wit(...)

Former Japan and Australia coach Eddie Jones is set to take up the role as England coach. Photo: Rodger Bosch/Getty Images

Eddie Jones is to become England’s new head coach in succession to Stuart Lancaster. An official announcement could be made as early as Friday after t(...)

Armed police keep watch during France’s training session at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images

France captain Hugo Lloris insists initial doubts over the sense of playing tonight’s friendly against England were quickly replaced by a desire for a(...)

Englands’  Eoin Morgan is struck on the head  off the bowling of Mitchell Starc of Australia during the 5th Royal London One-Day International  between England and Australia at Old Trafford. Photo:  Mitchell Gunn/Getty Images

There has been a pattern to England’s one-day cricket over the years. Too often the focus has been on the output of those in charge, which has not al(...)

England rugby officials have denied that Australia coach Michael Cheika is being lined up for the England job. Photograph:   David Davies/PA

Twickenham officials have rejected claims the Wallabies coach, Michael Cheika, has been approached about potentially coaching England. A report in The(...)

 Sam Burgess has left Bath with immediate effect, returning to Australia. Photograph: David Davies/PA

World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward has launched a stinging attack on English rugby following Sam Burgess’ return to the South Sydney Rabbitohs, de(...)

Sam Burgess returned to training with his club, Bath on Monday. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

England centre Sam Burgess has attended training at Bath today amid speculation he could return to rugby league, the Aviva Premiership club have anno(...)

New Zealand’s team celebrates with the Webb Ellis trophy after winning the Rugby World Cup Final against Australia at Twickenham. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

The 2015 Rugby World Cup won by New Zealand was hailed by organisers on Sunday as the biggest, best and most competitive yet. The All Blacks’ 34-17 fi(...)

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has played down rumours linking him with any possible vacancy with England. Photograph:    Peter Cziborra/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic 2:35

Joe Schmidt has played down talk of him taking the England job by pledging his commitment to Ireland. Stuart Lancaster’s future as England coach will(...)

Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik lies on the field recovering from a cramp at The Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on October 14th. Photograph: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images

Shoaib Malik’s comeback double-century exacted an ever escalating cost for the chances spurned by England in the first Test against Pakistan. Shoaib (...)