Part of Rugby World Cup windfall to be spent on legacy projects

Part of Rugby World Cup windfall to be spent on legacy projects

Ticket revenue for the 2019 Rugby World Cup totaled some ¥37.3 billion ($343 million), outstripping estimates by around ¥2.3 billion, the local organizers said Thursday. Around 1.84 million tickets were sold for the Sept. 20 to Nov. 2 World Cup, the first edition of the tournament held in Asia, representing 99.3 percent of those available. […]

Shiffrin looking to make more FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup history

Mikaela Shiffrin will be looking to move outright second on the all-time women’s list for most International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup wins, when she competes in St Moritz this weekend. The American claimed the 62nd FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup victory of her career with slalom joy in Killington at the start […]

Kolisi dedicates Monaco award to World Cup-winning team-mates

Cape Town – Springbok captain Siya Kolisi dedicated his World Peace and Sport Champion for 2019 award, which he received in Monaco on Thursday evening, to the 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad. Register your interest for the British & Irish Lions tickets in South Africa 2021 Kolisi led South Africa to the World Cup […]

Nao Kodaira wins in Nagano to capture 30th World Cup gold

Nao Kodaira wins in Nagano to capture 30th World Cup gold

NAGANO – Nao Kodaira won the women’s 500 meters on home soil Friday for her 30th speedskating World Cup gold medal. Kodaira, the reigning Olympic champion, clocked 37.49 seconds at M-Wave ice arena in Nagano for her second victory on the World Cup circuit this season. Russia’s Angelina Golikova finished 0.02 seconds behind, while Austria’s […]