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Rugby World Cup 2019: 'We owe them one', Wales seek revenge against South Africa in semi-final
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Rugby World Cup 2019: 'We owe them one', Wales seek revenge against South Africa in semi-final

Six Nations champions Wales will be out for revenge in their Rugby World Cup semi-final against Rugby Championship title-holders South Africa in Yokohama on Sunday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: England hope to stop New Zealand juggernaut in blockbuster semi-final clash
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Rugby World Cup 2019: England hope to stop New Zealand juggernaut in blockbuster semi-final clash

Reigning champions New Zealand and England clash in a heavyweight Rugby World Cup semi-final on Saturday after a build-up marked by spying claims and a game of tactical cat-and-mouse.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales suffer major setback ahead of South Africa semi-final with fullback Liam Williams ruled out
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales suffer major setback ahead of South Africa semi-final with fullback Liam Williams ruled out

Wales have suffered a World Cup hammer blow before Sunday's semi-final against South Africa with star fullback Liam Williams ruled out for the rest of the tournament through injury.

Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand will know who we are come Saturday, says England's Courtney Lawes
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Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand will know who we are come Saturday, says England's Courtney Lawes

England lock Courtney Lawes is confident the All Blacks will know exactly who England's players are come the end of their World Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa scrum-half Faf de Klerk expects 'massive battle in the air' against Wales in semi-final
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa scrum-half Faf de Klerk expects 'massive battle in the air' against Wales in semi-final

Party-poopers South Africa will need to be at their very best to overturn recent history against Wales in this weekend's World Cup semi-final, scrum-half Faf de Klerk warned on Wednesday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Ross Moriartey leaves it late to guide Wales to semi-final with thrilling win over 14-man France
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Ross Moriartey leaves it late to guide Wales to semi-final with thrilling win over 14-man France

Wales, paced by 10 points from fly-half Dan Biggar's perfect boot, face either South Africa or hosts Japan in the semi-finals next weekend after surviving a scare against the swashbuckling French.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Seven-up New Zealand thrash Ireland to set up England semi-final
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Seven-up New Zealand thrash Ireland to set up England semi-final

New Zealand, seeking a third successive Rugby World Cup title, scored three first-half tries to all but end the game as a contest, going on to add four more in the second period.

Rugby World Cup 2019: England overpower rivals Australia to seal semi-final berth
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Rugby World Cup 2019: England overpower rivals Australia to seal semi-final berth

May celebrated his 50th England cap with his 26th and 27th tries in Oita, while Farrell kicked 20 points for England, who equalled their biggest ever margin of victory against their fierce rivals and move on to face either New Zealand or Ireland in the last four.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan not dwelling too much on Brighton upset ahead of South Africa quarter-final clash
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan not dwelling too much on Brighton upset ahead of South Africa quarter-final clash

Japan's "unique" brand of high-tempo attacking rugby will face the acid test when it runs up against the blitz defence of a tough South Africa side in Sunday's World Cup quarter-final.

Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa name Cheslin Kolbe in full-strength starting XV for quarter-final against Japan
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Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa name Cheslin Kolbe in full-strength starting XV for quarter-final against Japan

Electrifying speedster Cheslin Kolbe was named on the wing as South Africa announced a full-strength team on Thursday for this weekend's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against hosts Japan.

Rugby World Cup: Uruguayan players under police scanner after creating ruckus at a Kumamoto nightclub
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Rugby World Cup: Uruguayan players under police scanner after creating ruckus at a Kumamoto nightclub

Japanese police were investigating on Thursday after Uruguay players at the Rugby World Cup allegedly damaged property and tackled a staff member at a Kumamoto nightclub.

Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Clean-up and rescue efforts continue as toll rises to 74, reports local media
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Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Clean-up and rescue efforts continue as toll rises to 74, reports local media

Rescue workers in Japan searched for the missing on Wednesday as the death toll from one of the worst typhoons to hit the country rose to 74, public broadcaster NHK said

Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Toll rises to 70; 34,000 homes remain without power, 110,000 others without water
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Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Toll rises to 70; 34,000 homes remain without power, 110,000 others without water

Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan's main island on Saturday, unleashing strong winds and dumping historic rainfall that caused more than 200 rivers to overflow.

Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Clean-up, rescue efforts in search of survivors continue as toll rises to 70, reports local media
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Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Clean-up, rescue efforts in search of survivors continue as toll rises to 70, reports local media

Rescuers in Japan worked into a third day on Tuesday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a powerful typhoon that killed nearly 70 people and caused widespread destruction

Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Landslides, raging rivers leave at least 35 dead; nearly 20 missing, say local reports
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Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Landslides, raging rivers leave at least 35 dead; nearly 20 missing, say local reports

Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching Monday for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 35 people

Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Landslides, raging rivers leave 33 dead; over 3 lakh homes without electricity
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Typhoon Hagibis in Japan: Landslides, raging rivers leave 33 dead; over 3 lakh homes without electricity

The authorities had repeatedly warned that Hagibis was on par with a typhoon that wreaked havoc on the Tokyo region in 1958.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan coach Jamie Joseph says destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis motivated his players to beat Scotland
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan coach Jamie Joseph says destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis motivated his players to beat Scotland

Japan coach Jamie Joseph said Sunday that his players were driven to make Rugby World Cup history after waking to the devastation caused by this weekend's massive typhoon.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan-Scotland clash given go-ahead by organisers despite destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan-Scotland clash given go-ahead by organisers despite destruction caused by Typhoon Hagibis

Japan and Scotland were set to meet in a crunch Rugby World Cup clash on Sunday after getting the late go-ahead despite chaos caused by Typhoon Hagibis, which claimed at least 20 lives.

Typhoon Hagibis: 19 dead, over 12 missing in Japan; helicopters, boats deployed as flood water enters residential areas
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Typhoon Hagibis: 19 dead, over 12 missing in Japan; helicopters, boats deployed as flood water enters residential areas

Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from the ferocious Typhoon Hagibis climbed to at least 19

Tokyo floods: Toll rises to 7 after Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall; storm  brings heavy downpour in capital; rescue ops underway
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Tokyo floods: Toll rises to 7 after Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall; storm brings heavy downpour in capital; rescue ops underway

Helicopters plucked people from their flooded homes on Sunday as rescue efforts went into full force in wide areas of Japan after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rainfall on Tokyo