Kōbe

27 results

 Rhys Ruddock scores  a try for Ireland in the World Cup  against Russia at  Kobe City, Japan. That match against Russia was his  first, and thus far only, competitive start. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Back in the summer of 2010, a 19-year-old with a prodigious build and talent was rerouted from the IRB Under-20 World Championship in Argentina, where(...)

LeBron James celebrates with his Los Angeles Lakers teammates after winning the 2020 NBA Championship. Photograph: Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers dedicated their NBA Finals victory to the late Kobe Bryant, whose death in a helicopter crash in January united and motivated t(...)

 Naomi Osaka  waits for a serve  during a second round match at the Western and Southern Open at the USTA National Tennis Centre in Flushing Meadows, New York, US. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

Naomi Osaka has spoken about her experiences of being black and Japanese, as well as her memories of her mentor Kobe Bryant, in an interview with WSJ (...)

John Cooney in action for Ulster against Freddie Burns of Bath during the Champions Cup game at the  Kingspan Stadium in  Belfast in January. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s always worth stressing that there are far, far bigger issues in the country and the planet this year than the form of a rugby player. But of all (...)

Roy Keane was sent home by manager Mick McCarthy from the 2002 World Cup. Photograph: Inpho

It was three o’clock in the morning in a noodle bar by the train station in Daejeon when I ran into an English reporter I’d shared a hotel with at the(...)

George Best celebrates scoring Manchester United’s second goal during the 1968 European Cup Final against Benfica at Wembley. Photograph:   Popperfoto/Getty Images

Maybe the price sports writing pays for daily beat writers whose job is volume and speed as much as reflection is that points of difference between va(...)

Jonathon Sexton at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

The pride and joy Johnny Sexton takes in captaining Ireland could hardly be more evident. For a player who has achieved almost everything possible in (...)

Ireland’s Conor Murray with referee Mathieu Raynal during the meeting with Wales last year. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland v Scotland Referee: Mathieu Raynal Raynal, who red carded CJ Stander for a collision that knocked out Springbok outhalf Patrick Lambie in 20(...)

Jordi Murphy gets crushed in a scrum in the  Rugby World Cup Pool A  game between Ireland and Russia in Kobe Misaki Stadium on Thursday. Photoraph: Jayne Russell

As it transpired, Ireland were probably grateful to be sheltered from the rain in the Kobe Stadium on Thursday, and the exuberant Irish supporters ass(...)

 Rhys Ruddock scores Ireland’s third try as John Ryan celebrates  during the  Group A game against Russia at the   Misaki Stadium  in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Ireland 35 Russia 0 By any normal yardstick securing a bonus point just past the hour, scoring five tries in total, keeping an opposing team scoreles(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »