Japan's dismantling of Samoa at the World Cup on Saturday was watched by a record national television audience of 25 million people, World Rugby said on Monday.
Australia winger Rob Horne's shoulder injury is not as bad as feared and he will stay in the Wallabies World Cup squad while it is treated, defence coach Nathan Grey said on Monday.
Offspinner Bilal Asif outlined his potential value to Pakistan ahead of upcoming games against England as his five-wicket haul clinched the third and decisive one-day international against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on Monday (Oct 5).
A Swiss court has rejected a request by a FIFA official arrested in a corruption probe to be released from custody on health grounds, it said on Monday.
Premier League champions Chelsea have given their full backing to under-fire manager Jose Mourinho following the team's torrid start to the season.
United States coach Mike Tolkin has made 12 changes for his side's third Rugby World Cup Pool B game against South Africa on Wednesday.
Manager Claudio Ranieri, dubbed the 'Tinkerman' in his first spell in England, was left feeling vindicated after Leicester City returned to winning ways against Norwich City despite Riyad Mahraz's omission.
Athletics has been at the forefront in the fight against doping and its world governing body will do everything to protect the clean athletes, president Sebastian Coe said on Monday.
Eddie Jones is open to an approach from the Rugby Football Union about coaching England but thinks incumbent Stuart Lancaster deserves a fair review first, the Japan coach said on Monday.
Manager Tim Sherwood has taken responsibility for Aston Villa's abysmal form this season but says he is confident he can turn their fortunes around.