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Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 13th, 2016. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

1. Goal to close US offices as inquiry into agency ongoing The aid agency Goal is to close its offices in the United States as it attempts to contain(...)

Ireland’s provinces in the Champions Cup draw will be hoping to avoid three-in-a-row champions Toulon. Photograph: Getty

The draws for the 2015-2016 Champions Cups and European Challenge Cup will be made in Neuchatel, Switzerland , at 1.15pm today and be viewed live on e(...)

Heineken Cup: Isa Nacewa, the former Leinster utility back is tackled by ASM Clermont Auvergne’s Julien Bonnaire as Nathan Hines looks on. The new version of the tournament, The Champions Cup, has yet to put sponsors in place. Photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

The inaugural Champions Cup, which replaced the Heineken Cup, will kick off next month without all its major sponsors in place, one of the new Europea(...)

Brian O’Driscoll: former Ireland captain   would be a compromise candidate to fill new position of president in the newly-formed EPCR (European Professional Club rugby). Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Such are the heightened tensions between the warring factions in European club rugby including now, it seems, the one-time Anglo-French axis, that lea(...)

 A view of Val-de-Travers, the valley where absinthe was born and has been produced for centuries, in Gorgier, Switzerland. The absinthe trail, a  list of attractions related to the drink, dots the Val-de-Travers. Photograph: Niels Ackermann/The New York Times

Sunbeams shot through the forest, lighting up the wispy fog on the path ahead. For over an hour I’d been walking up the mountain trail alone, marching(...)

 Simon Shaw and  Scott Quinnell conduct the draw for the European Rugby Champions Cup in Neuchatel, Switzerland yesterday. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images.

Hoss didn’t get the girl in Bonanza, which at that precise moment, was something of a double whammy in the disappointment stakes. Tuning into TG4 to t(...)

The draw balls shows pool 2 containing Leinster, Castres Olympique, Harlequins and London Wasps after the pool draw for the 2014/2015 European Rugby Champions Cup  in Neuchatel, Switzerland. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

The European Rugby Champions Cup was officially birthed in Neuchatel when the draws for the inaugural tournament, and its less glamorous sibling, the (...)

No more Heineken Cup and possibly no more Heineken involvement: “All those bully boy threats of breakaway leagues, possible court action et al, have left European rugby looking like damaged goods.”

The season is almost over. The last rites are about to be passed on the Heineken Cup and European Challenge Cup, with the last finals in Cardiff a for(...)