Chris Wood to captain New Zealand for Confed Cup warm-ups

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — England-based striker Chris Wood will captain New Zealand during its build-up to next month's Confederations Cup. Wood, who won the golden boot with 24...

Scotland retains London Sevens title beating England

LONDON (AP) — Scotland successfully defended its London Sevens rugby title when it overcame home side England 12-7 in the final at Twickenham on Sunday. The Scots won their maiden cu...

Fiji fail to make quarterfinals at London Sevens

LONDON (AP) — Fiji failed to reach a sevens rugby world series quarterfinals for the first time in more than three years after it lost to New Zealand 27-21 in pool play in the London leg at Twickenham...

London Sevens Results

LONDON (AP) — Results Saturday on day one of the London Sevens, last stop in the sevens rugby world series: Pool A ...

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Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - May 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The top stories this week in Taiwan included the ransomware WannaCry making Taiwanese want to cry, famous comedian Chu-Ke-liang dying at age 71, Fiji pulling its...

Crusaders beat Chiefs 31-24 in Super Rugby thriller

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — The Crusaders overcame a halftime deficit to beat the Chiefs 31-24 in a thrilling Super Rugby match which extended their winning start to the season to a club- and tournament-record ...

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AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

Taiwan’s mainland affairs head: ROC is a sovereign country, won’t accept one-China principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Katharine Chang (張小月) said on Thursday during a press conference, “The Republic of China [Taiwan] is a sovereign nati...

Chair Fiji determined to make progress at climate summit

BERLIN (AP) — Fiji says uncertainty over whether the United States will pull out of the Paris Agreement won't stop the rest of the international community from trying to make progress at this year's i...

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Crusaders hope to extend Super Rugby winning streak

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock will return from suspension to lead the Crusaders in Friday's Super Rugby match against the Chiefs in Fiji as they attempt to extend their ...

Bye-bye Fiji: Representative office of Fiji in Taiwan shuttered for good

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After 20 years, the de facto Fijian embassy in Taiwan, The Fiji Trade and Tourism Representative Office, unceremoniously shut its doors for the last time in Taipei on May 10, w...

Tonga withdraws from hosting 2019 Pacific Games

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Tonga Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva says his country has withdrawn from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games because of its likely impact on the national economy, although the...