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Ruan Pienaar: Backing the Boks from his couch in Bloem

Cape Town - When the Springboks take on the All Blacks in Yokohama in their 2019 Rugby World Cup opener ...

Terrorism, corruption being effectively tackled in New India: PM Modi

Paris [France], Aug 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that terrorism, corruption, nepotism and dynastic rule were ...

Tatjana Schoenmaker chats to Sport24

Cape Town - In an exclusive interview, TATJANA SCHOENMAKER talks about setting the standard in female swimming in South Africa, ...

Bok omission will see Willemse head for England

Cape Town - According to Western Province coach John Dobson, Damian Willemse is still playing for a place in the ...

World Cup brings hope to Japan's tsunami-hit 'rugby town'

Kamaishi - When Fiji and Uruguay clash next month for a Rugby World Cup match in the small northern Japanese ...

Cheika names 'unpredictable' Wallaby World Cup squad

Sydney - Coach Michael Cheika on Friday said the Wallabies planned to be "unpredictable" in Japan as he tapped uncapped ...

Wales try prompts World Rugby law change

Cape Town - World Rugby has announced an amendment to to stipulate that a match cannot restart until a player ...

Abe: Seoul's Ending of Intelligence Deal Damages Mutual Trust

SEOUL - Japan's prime minister said Friday that South Korea's decision to end a military intelligence sharing deal with Tokyo ...

As Global Economic Picture Dims, Solutions Seem Out of Reach

WASHINGTON - As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the ...

Indian hockey teams arrive back after winning Olympic Test Event

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Indian men's and women's hockey teams on Thursday reached the national capital after winning ...

BWF World Championships: Pranoy, Srikanth out of the tournament

Basel [Switzerland], Aug 23 (ANI): Indian ace shuttler HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth lost their round of 16-match and were ...

Weaker retail sector sentiment dominates JSE trend

The local bourse retreated on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major local indices.Global sentiment was ...

It's on! Serena to meet Sharapova in US Open 1st round

New York - Serena Williams will begin her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam ...

US sprint star Coleman risks ban over missed drug tests

Los Angeles - United States sprint star Christian Coleman could face suspension after failing to make himself available for three ...

ANA celebrates 30th anniversary of flights between Japan and Thailand

Tokyo [Japan], Aug 22 (ANI): With the increasing number of low-cost airlines around the world, Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) ...

Australian men live the longest: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22 (ANI): Australian men have the highest life expectancy -- 74.1 years -- as compared to ...

South Korea to Scrap Military Intel Sharing Deal with Japan

SEOUL - In an escalation of its bitter dispute with Japan, South Korea decided Thursday to scrap a military intelligence ...

Eddie Jones names England side for Ireland visit

London - Owen Farrell and George Ford will start a Test match together for the first time in over a ...

Schmidt gives Byrne chance to book World Cup ticket

London - Ross Byrne has the chance to book his place on the plane to Japan for the Rugby World ...

SA Rugby: Rassie won't be judged on World Cup performance

Cape Town - The Springboks' performance at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan will not determine the future of ...

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Multi-billionaire David Koch survived 27 years after death sentence

NEW YORK, New York - One of the richest men in the world died on Friday.Multi-billionaire David Koch, who with ...

Irish government urges businesses to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - With 10 weeks to go to the Brexit deadline on 31 October, the Irish government is urging ...

End of week rally for shares in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Friday, setting European shares alight as well.In Japan the ...

Little movement in U.S. stocks, pound jumps

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had an unremarkable day on Thursday. Solid data on the employment front provided ...

More Irish people returning home to live, than leaving the country

DUBLIN, Ireland - 'Returning to Ireland', a new online information portal for Irish emigrants seeking to move back to Ireland ...

Little movement in Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were little moved in Asian trading on Thursday.The Nikkei 225 rose 9.44 points or 0.05% to ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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