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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

Typhoon Hagibis’ landfall brings heavy downpour in Tokyo, surrounding prefectures; two dead, three missing, 62 injured, reports local media
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Typhoon Hagibis’ landfall brings heavy downpour in Tokyo, surrounding prefectures; two dead, three missing, 62 injured, reports local media

A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over Tokyo.

Rugby World Cup 2019: World Rugby slams Scotland's legal threat over possible cancellation of Japan clash due to Typhoon Hagibis
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Rugby World Cup 2019: World Rugby slams Scotland's legal threat over possible cancellation of Japan clash due to Typhoon Hagibis

World Rugby slammed Scotland over a "disappointing" threat of legal action on Friday as tempers flared over fears their pivotal game with World Cup hosts Japan will be cancelled because of a typhoon.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia overcome tough challenge from Georgia to register 27-8 victory
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia overcome tough challenge from Georgia to register 27-8 victory

Australia fine-tuned preparations for a likely Rugby World Cup quarter-final against England with a hard-fought, error-strewn 27-8 Pool D victory over Georgia at Shizuoka on Friday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Scottish Rugby Union chief insists he won't let Dark Blues become 'collateral damage' as typhoon threat looms large
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Scottish Rugby Union chief insists he won't let Dark Blues become 'collateral damage' as typhoon threat looms large

Scotland's rugby chief insisted he won't allow his side to become "collateral damage" at the Rugby World Cup as he fights off moves to cancel Sunday's decisive pool clash with Japan over an incoming typhoon.

Formula 1 2019: Typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix qualifying moved to Sunday
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Formula 1 2019: Typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix qualifying moved to Sunday

The Japanese Grand Prix's entire Saturday track programme, including qualifying, has been cancelled as 'violent' Typhoon Hagibis bears down on the Suzuka circuit, race organisers announced on Friday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Match wouldn’t have been cancelled if All Blacks needed points, fumes Italy's Sergio Parisse
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Match wouldn’t have been cancelled if All Blacks needed points, fumes Italy's Sergio Parisse

Italy captain Sergio Parisse has slammed the decision to cancel his side's World Cup match against New Zealand because of Super Typhoon Hagibis, saying the game would have gone ahead if the All Blacks needed a win.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Two games cancelled as Super Typhoon Hagibis bears down on Japan
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Two games cancelled as Super Typhoon Hagibis bears down on Japan

Rugby World Cup organisers took the unprecedented step Thursday of cancelling two games - England versus France and New Zealand versus Italy - as Japan braces for Super Typhoon Hagibis, likely the biggest storm to hit the country this year.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Nicolas Sanchez stars in Argentina's 47-17 win over USA
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Nicolas Sanchez stars in Argentina's 47-17 win over USA

Fly-half Nicolas Sanchez showed Argentina what they had been missing with a masterful first-half performance Wednesday, as the eliminated Pumas restored some pride with a 47-17 win against the United States at the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2019: England's Joe Marler rebukes journalists for 'offending Japanese culture' in traditional bath
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Rugby World Cup 2019: England's Joe Marler rebukes journalists for 'offending Japanese culture' in traditional bath

England's Joe Marler rebuked English journalists for "offending Japanese culture" by wearing trunks in an "onsen". He then told a photographer his camera shutter was too loud and asked a local female journalist why her sneakers had no laces.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Organisers offer apologies to Georgia for playing Russian song after their win over Uruguay
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Organisers offer apologies to Georgia for playing Russian song after their win over Uruguay

World Rugby organisers have apologised to Georgia after head coach Milton Haig slammed them for playing a Russian song after his side's 33-7 victory over Uruguay.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Despite biggest mismatch of tournament, Canada relishing opportunity to play champions All Blacks
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Despite biggest mismatch of tournament, Canada relishing opportunity to play champions All Blacks

Back-rower Luke Campbell attempted to give the All Blacks a human face by referring to them as 'just guys in shorts playing rugby' but he had to admit the New Zealanders were also his heroes.

Rugby World Cup 2019: After Japan stun Ireland, Springboks thrash tournament's lowest-ranked team Namibia 57-3
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Rugby World Cup 2019: After Japan stun Ireland, Springboks thrash tournament's lowest-ranked team Namibia 57-3

Five tries in the first half and another four in the second swept aside Namibia as the Springboks briefly threatened to eclipse the 87-0 win, the heaviest they have recorded at Rugby World Cup, over the Welwitschias in 2011.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Four years on from toppling South Africa, Japan shock Ireland 19-12
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Four years on from toppling South Africa, Japan shock Ireland 19-12

Finding Ireland vulnerable on the edges, and employing suffocating line speed that checked the Irish attack, Japan pulled off an even bigger surprise than their famed upset of South Africa in the 2015 World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2019: Julian Montoya hat-trick guides Argentina to 28-12 win over Tonga
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Julian Montoya hat-trick guides Argentina to 28-12 win over Tonga

Argentina hooker Julian Montoya scored a rapid first-half hat-trick as the Pumas beat Tonga 28-12 on Saturday to revive their bid for a Rugby World Cup quarter-final place.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Teams clean up dressing rooms, bow to fans and sport traditional outfits to endear themselves to Japan
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Teams clean up dressing rooms, bow to fans and sport traditional outfits to endear themselves to Japan

From bowing deeply to the crowd after a game, to emerging from the team bus in full Japanese outfits, players have been getting into the swing of a Rugby World Cup with a distinctly "made in Japan" flavour.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones hails George Ford's leadership as England thrash USA 45-7
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Eddie Jones hails George Ford's leadership as England thrash USA 45-7

England ran in seven tries and conceded just one -- in the 81st minute -- in humid conditions under the closed roof of the Kobe Misaki Stadium to make it two bonus-point wins from two Pool C matches this tournament.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Canada seek inspiration from Uruguay's shock victory ahead of campaign opener against Italy
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Canada seek inspiration from Uruguay's shock victory ahead of campaign opener against Italy

Uruguay's shock win over Fiji has inspired Canada who are looking for a similar upset when they open their World Cup campaign against Six Nations wooden-spooners Italy in Fukuoka on Thursday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Minnows Uruguay pull off greatest upset in their history by beating Fiji 30-27
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Minnows Uruguay pull off greatest upset in their history by beating Fiji 30-27

Minnows Uruguay pulled off the greatest upset in their history on Wednesday as they stunned Fiji 30-27 to leave the Pacific islanders staring at an early exit from the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan first Asian host of sport's mega event; here's all you need to know about 43-day competition
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan first Asian host of sport's mega event; here's all you need to know about 43-day competition

The first Rugby World Cup to be staged in Asia kicks off on Friday in Tokyo, as the game seeks to broaden its global reach beyond its traditional European and southern hemisphere heartlands. Here's all you need to know about the tournament.