Referees in spotlight after contentious decisions

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Contentious refereeing decisions once again dominated the headlines after two of Saturday's rugby tests in the southern hemisphere, prompting Australia coach Michael Che...

Big 2nd half lifts NZ to 49-14 win over France in 3rd test

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — Damian McKenzie shrugged off his contentious selection at flyhalf to score two tries, including a disputed first-half effort, as New Zealand beat France 49-14 in the third ...

Rothco, agence d’Accenture Interactive, rafle trois Lions à Cannes pour sa campagne « JFK Unsilenced » au Festival International de la créativité Cannes Lions 2018

CANNES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--juin 22, 2018--Rothco, une agence d’Accenture Interactive, a quitté mardi soir la cérémonie de remise des prix du Festival International de la créativité 2018 avec tro...

Game on! 5-star hotels to watch 2018 FIFA World Cup

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off, some luxurious hotels and popular sports bars are promoting special cuisines and holding exciting events to get soccer fans...

The Latest: German business warns UK risks disorderly Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on businesses warning about Brexit's fallout (all times local): 10:00 a.m. Germany's main business lobby group is warning that Britain is o...

Upcoming events in Taipei for June 23-29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei will play host to a wide variety of events this weekend to suit all tastes. With beach jams, movie screenings, food shows, cultural events and the continuation of t...

Accenture Interactive Takes Home Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Creative Data for ‘JFK Unsilenced’

CANNES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--At the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last night, Accenture Interactive captured the Creative Data Grand Prix for its artificial ...

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: ...

7 popular sports bars in Taipei for night owls to watch FIFA World Cup 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many restaurants have promotion activities for the FIFA World Cup and a number of sports bars are popular for fans to watch matches live.  Here...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 20, the 171st day of 2018. There are 194 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 20...

Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

Some business leaders are condemning the Trump administration's decision to separate children from parents who are accused of crossing the border illegally, but it's unclear what impact — if any — the...

How to watch the World Cup in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite the fact that the 2018 FIFA World Cup being held in Russia is being watched by 3.4 billion people across planet earth, the Taiwanese TV gods in their infinite wisdom&nb...

All Blacks winger Julian Savea confirms move to Toulon

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — All Blacks winger Julian Savea has confirmed he has signed to play for French club Toulon after the current Super Rugby season. The powerfully-built wi...

Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter's household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety. ...

Upcoming events in Taipei for June 15-22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This coming week is filled with many activities in Taipei including Dragon Boat Festivals, FIFA World Cup and many local live performance events. Regardless of the rain, m...