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Wesley Fofana out of 6 Nations with Achilles Tendon injury

PARIS (AP) France's Six Nations hopes have been dealt a blow with center Wesley Fofana ruled out of the tournament after rupturing his Achilles tendon on Saturday. (MORE)

Ellis Genge back with England for 6 Nations

LONDON (AP) Ellis Genge has been recalled to the squad for England's Six Nations title defense just weeks after being dropped by coach Eddie Jones. (MORE)

France calls up 4 uncapped players for 6 Nations squad

PARIS (AP) France coach Guy Noves has selected four uncapped players and recalled center Yann David for his Six Nations squad. (MORE)

Rugby player accused of leaking to brother on rival team

LONDON (AP) Family members meeting up on New Year's Eve is routine and unlikely to arouse suspicions - unless you are brothers on rival sports teams playing the next day. (MORE)

Warburton steps down as captain of Wales for Six Nations

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Sam Warburton was no longer guaranteed a start for Wales and agreed to give up the captaincy to focus on his form, interim coach Rob Howley said on Tuesday. (MORE)

France to play All Blacks, South Africa and Japan

PARIS (AP) France will host Japan for the first time in 44 years for the final test match of its autumn campaign in November. (MORE)

Marler injury adds to England's woes ahead of Six Nations

LONDON (AP) England's pack has been hit with another injury setback ahead of the Six Nations after prop Joe Marler was ruled out for at least a month with a broken left leg. (MORE)

Australia men, Fiji women win Olympics 7s berths

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) The Australian men's and Fiji women's teams claimed places in the rugby sevens tournament at next year's Olympics by winning their finals at the Oceania regional qualifying tournament on Sunday. (MORE)

England beat Kiwis 20-14 to win rugby league series

WIGAN, England (AP) England won a rugby league series against top-ranked New Zealand for the first time in eight years when it took an exhilarating third and deciding test 20-14 on Saturday. (MORE)

Samoa, Australia unbeaten at Oceania Olympic 7s

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Australia and Samoa were unbeaten on the first day of the Oceania Olympic rugby sevens qualifying tournament on Saturday and remain headed for a showdown to decide which will claim a place at next year's Rio de Janiero games. (MORE)