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Fiji takes 1st points on road to Rio Olympics


GOLD COAST, Australia - Fiji edged Samoa 31-24 in an all-Pacific final in the opening round of the rugby sevens world series Sunday, taking first honors on the road to the Rio Olympics.

October 12, 2014 - 08:42 GMT

New Zealand in top form at Gold Coast Sevens


GOLD COAST, Australia - New Zealand made a powerful start to the defense of its Gold Coast Sevens title, emerging unbeaten after pool play on the first day of a tournament which begins rugby's qualifying process for the 2016 Olympic games.

October 11, 2014 - 09:44 GMT
2014 Gold Coast Sevens

2014 Gold Coast Sevens


Pool C match between Australia and Scotland at Cbus Super Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia. Photo...

October 11, 2014 - 07:06 GMT

Olympic qualification begins for Rugby Sevens


GOLD COAST, Australia - The qualifying process for the 2016 Bazil Olympics in one of the games' newest sports, sevens rugby, begins this weekend with the first round of the World Series on Australia's Gold Coast.

October 10, 2014 - 07:11 GMT

Rugby Championship: Australia 32, Argentina 25


GOLD COAST, Australia - Australia has beaten Argentina 32-25 in a Rugby Championship match Saturday at Robina Stadium:

September 13, 2014 - 12:16 GMT
Hooper scores twice as Australia edges Pumas 32-25

Hooper scores twice as Australia edges Pumas 32-25


GOLD COAST, Australia - Skipper Michael Hooper scored tries at the start of each half to help Australia to a 32-25 win over a strong-finishing Argentina in a scrappy Rugby Championship test on Saturday.

September 13, 2014 - 12:15 GMT
Pumas after elusive 1st win in Rugby Championship

Pumas after elusive 1st win in Rugby Championship


GOLD COAST, Australia - With two new wingers in its side and recent performances that foster some optimism, Argentina goes into Saturday's test against Australia aiming for its first win in the Rugby Championship.

September 12, 2014 - 00:19 GMT
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GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 11: General view of Gold Coast University Hospital on September 11, 2014 on the Gold Coast, Australia.

September 11, 2014 - 04:09 GMT

Pumas make 3 changes in team to face Wallabies


GOLD COAST, Australia - Argentina has dropped both starting wingers in making three changes to its lineup playing Australia in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.

September 10, 2014 - 20:23 GMT
Ledecky leaves her mark in Australia

Ledecky leaves her mark in Australia


GOLD COAST, Australia - The long, deep breaths were a sign: Elation, satisfaction, relief. And just a touch of exhaustion.

August 25, 2014 - 06:42 GMT
Phelps shows his comeback is on track at Pan Pacs

Phelps shows his comeback is on track at Pan Pacs


GOLD COAST, Australia - Michael Phelps gave an incredulous look, an almost indignant response and strode away to collect a gold medal.

August 25, 2014 - 05:52 GMT

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