France beat heroic 14-man Wales 9-8 in Auckland Saturday to reach the final of the Rugby World Cup.
Travel past the Viaduct Basin, the Sky Tower and One Tree Hill on the way to the RWC final venue, Eden Park.
Wales scored 59 second-half points against Namibia on Monday to seal a record 81-7 victory at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
The search for missing workers in a flooded Wales coal mine ended tragically Friday as rescuers discovered the fourth and final man's body, South Wales police said.
A third miner was found dead Friday in a flooded mine in Wales, police said.
Animal welfare officers in Wales were on Thursday trying to trace a man seen trying to board a train with a pony.
Tiger Woods faces a barrage of hostile questions ahead of the 2010 Ryder Cup in Wales.
A woman's body was found in a river in Wales, police said Tuesday, the second death from severe flooding that has hit England and Wales since late last week.
Wales saw their hopes of a successful Six Nations title defense almost reduced to ruins in Rome, as substitute Tom Shanklin's 72nd-minute try saw them scrape a 20-15 victory against a battling Italy side on Saturday.
Six Nations champions Wales have been boosted by the availability of several key players ahead of next week's floodlit clash against France at the Stade de France in Paris.
Six Nations Champions Wales had to withstand a withering late assault by Australia to hold on for a 21-18 win at the Millenium Stadium -- their first victory over a Tri Nations side for three years.
Coach Warren Gatland deserves all the credit for transforming Six Nations champions Wales' rugby fortunes, according to one of the Principality's playing legends.
Wales clinched the Six Nations title and wrapped up the Grand Slam with a thrilling 29-12 win over France at the Millenium Stadium on Saturday.
Wales are looking for their second Grand Slam in four years when they meet France in Cardiff on Saturday.
France have made six changes for the Six Nations Championship decider against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
Wales rallied to win 16-12 away to Ireland on Saturday afternoon and keep alive its hopes of winning the Six Nations Grand Slam.
Virtually anyone can edit an entry on Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia. But its founder is finding it's not so easy to cover his tracks after a messy breakup with a TV personality and a dustup over his expenses began playing out on the Web.It's not the first time that Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia's de facto leader, has found his behavior questioned -- especially since no subject appears too arcane for dissection by Wikipedia's passionate community of users. The latest episodes, however, reverberated beyond the usual die-hards.A former lover -- political pundit Rachel Marsden -- let out steamy and embarrassing online chats with Wales, and dumped his clothes on eBay. Wales, 41, also became the subject of an eyebrow-raising blog entry by Danny Wool, who until last year worked for the nonprofit, donor-supported Wikimedia Foundation that runs the encyclopedia.Wool wrote that Wales had asked the foundation to reimburse him for costly items like a $1,300 dinner for four at a Florida steakhouse. Wool alleged
Wales maintained their 100 percent record in the Six Nations Championship when they overpowered Italy 47-8 in Cardiff while luckless Scotland suffered a third successive defeat when they crashed 34-13 in Ireland.
Stephen Jones and Dwayne Peel will be the Welsh half-back pairing for Saturday's Six Nations Championship match against Italy in Cardiff.
Wales, buoyed by two straight wins at the start of their Six Nations campaign, will take the unusual step of naming their team to face Italy fully 11 days ahead of the match.
Defending champions France and Wales maintained their 100 per cent records in the Six Nations Championship with their second victories on Saturday.
Cardiff Blues winger Jamie Roberts will make his debut as Wales try to maintain their momentum in the Six Nations Championship when they follow their remarkable 26-19 defeat of England with a home game against Scotland on Saturday.
England star Jonny Wilkinson has escaped action over a weekend tackle against Wales and is free to play in Sunday's Six Nations Championship match with Italy in Rome.
Wales fought back from 10 points down to stun World Cup finalists England 26-19 in their Six Nations opener and win at Twickenham for the first time in 20 years.
Right after the close of the DLD tech/Net/media conference in Munich this week, I was running on a treadmill, looking out at the cathedral and church spires, the only things higher than the hotel's top-floor gym. Europeans respect and preserve the past. What consistently amazes me is how aggressively some in Europe are simultaneously pursuing the future.
Wales have received a double boost ahead of rugby's Six Nations next month, with flanker Martyn Williams cutting short his international retirement and Shaun Edwards signing on as part-time defense coach until January 2010.
World champions South Africa marked coach Jake White's final full international in charge with a 34-12 victory against Wales in a one-off Test at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Former All Black Warren Gatland has been confirmed as the new coach of the Wales rugby team on a four-year contract, taking him up to the end of the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand.
Wales will face a close to full strength South Africa side when the world champions visit Cardiff for a test match next month.
Wales coach John Toshack was left questioning his future in the job after a bitterly disappointing 3-1 Euro 2008 defeat by Cyprus in Nicosia.
Wales were sent tumbling out of the Rugby World Cup by Fiji 38-34 after a topsy-turvy and extraordinary match in Nantes which was in doubt until the final whistle.
Wales scored 11 tries as they overpowered Japan 72-18 to give themselves confidence for their final Pool B clash against Fiji in Nantes on Saturday week.
Australia shrugged off the loss of injured playmaker Stephen Larkham to withstand a second half rally by Wales and wrap up a 32-20 victory at the Millenium Stadium.
Wales opened their rugby World Cup campaign with a victory, but they survived a huge scare to beat Canada 42-17 in their Pool B clash in Nantes.
World Cup hosts France eased to an impressive 34-7 win over Wales in their final warm-up at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday.
Poland struck twice in the second half to hold Russia to a 2-2 draw in a friendly on Wednesday.
Ask the guys in your foursome what they think ofWales, and they'll probablysay, "Ah, magnificent creatures." Forgolfers who love the links game,Wales -- the principality, not themammals -- suffers in the longshadow cast by the great courses ofScotland and Ireland.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said Friday he is putting the building blocks in place for a community-developed Web search service that would rival search engines such as Google or Yahoo.
Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs announced his retirement from international soccer with Wales on Wednesday.
Four people have tested positive for a mild strain of bird flu, British authorities said Friday
Former Wales coach Mike Ruddock was confirmed as Worcester's new director of rugby on Tuesday and immediately promised to develop an exciting brand of free-running rugby similar to that which helped Wales win the Grand Slam in 2005.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales was in the Web 2.0 business before there was such a term. He has five rules for tapping the enthusiasm of users.
Jimmy Wales may have created the world's largest encyclopedia, but he can't keep his inbox in order. In the back of a black London cab, careening from one high-powered meeting to the next, Wales si...
Wales suffered a setback as they bid to avoid the embarrassment of a Six Nations wooden spoon with captain Stephen Jones forced out of Saturday's final match against England at the Millennium Stadium.
Referee Chris White has apologised to Wales for the "misunderstanding" at the end of the Six Nations match with Italy in Rome on Saturday.
A late try by flanker Mauro Bergamasco gave Italy an historic 23-20 win over Wales at Rome's Stadio Flaminio on Saturday.
Reigning Six Nations champions France remain on target for the Grand Slam after overcoming an 11-point deficit to record a 32-21 win over Wales at the Stade de France here Saturday.
At my daughter's New York City high school her teachers tell her to not to use Wikipedia. When I talked to Jimmy Wales in Davos a few weeks ago, I expected him to be dismissive, perhaps even contemptuous, about such attitudes.
I was sitting in a session at Davos idly doing e-mail when I suddenly slapped my laptop closed and listened, amazed. Nestle CEO Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, on stage, was asserting that global warming doesn't much matter, that Al Gore deliberately omitted contradictory information from his movie "An Inconvenient Truth," and that the world would be better off using money it is spending to comply with the Kyoto Protocol to improve water supplies.
It's true! It turns out Mother did know best about these two old standards:
Wales ran in nine tries to crush Canada 61-26 at the Millennium Stadium on Friday to gain a confidence booster ahead of their testing clash with the All Blacks next week.
Australia coach John Connolly has made five changes to the side which drew 29-29 with Wales, for Saturday's test against Italy.
Wales and Australia warmed up for next year's World Cup showdown in Cardiff by sharing 58 points at the Millenium Stadium - the first draw between the teams in 24 Tests.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry has rested some key players for Sunday's game against England, saying his aim was to arrive at the third match of their tour, against France in Paris, with a fresh first-choice team.
Wales prop Chris Horsman will miss Saturday's test against Australia after his club Worcester refused to release him for the match.
Former captain Gareth Thomas returns to the Wales side for the first time in nine months for Saturday's Test against Australia at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff.
Flanker George Smith will captain Australia for the first time in their European Tour opener against Neath-Swansea Ospreys in Wales on Wednesday.
Slovakia condemned Wales to their heaviest home defeat since 1908 with a 5-1 Euro 2008 Group D qualifying win in Cardiff.
Teenage defender Marcelo marked his debut with the opening goal as Brazil completed a successful London tour with a 2-0 win over Wales at White Hart Lane on Tuesday.
Ronaldinho has recovered from injury and will play for Brazil in their friendly international against Wales in London on Tuesday.
Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, has become one of the fastest-growing and buzziest destinations on the Web, thanks in large part to the devoted community that slaves over its authoritative entr...
Filip Sebo scored a hat-trick on his debut as Slovakia beat Malta 3-0 in a friendly on Tuesday.
Miguel Angel Jimenez will be trying to follow up his third-place finish in the PGA Championship by carving a slice of history in the seventh edition of the Wales Open.
Llanelli Scarlets coach Gareth Jenkins has been appointed as Wales coach after a meeting of Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) directors.
The Anglican Church in Wales has apologized to Muslims after a cartoon satirizing the Prophet Mohammed was printed in its Welsh-language magazine.
Bernard Laporte was in no mood to celebrate on Monday despite the euphoria of the French media following Sunday's 31-6 thrashing of England.
Italy came desperately close to their first away win in the Six Nations before having to settle for an 18-18 draw with holders Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
Scotland have made two changes to the side that shocked England in the Calcutta Cup with Scott Murray and Nathan Hines returning for Saturday's Six Nations clash in Ireland.
Ireland all but ended Wales' hopes of retaining their Six Nations title with an assured 31-5 victory at a windswept Lansdowne Road.
Wales rugby union captain Gareth Thomas was sidelined for 12 weeks Tuesday with a neck injury, missing the rest of the Six Nations tournament.
Holders Wales got back to Six Nations winning ways with a 28-18 victory over Scotland - aided by a 23rd-minute red card for visiting lock Scott Murray.
Wales coach Mike Ruddock has kept faith with the starting lineup that lost to England for the Six Nations match with Scotland at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday.
Wales striker John Hartson announced his retirement from international soccer on Monday.
England scored six tries to crush Six Nations title holders Wales 47-13 in their opening clash of this year's tournament at Twickenham on Saturday.
Wales coach Mike Ruddock has called up four new faces in the squad which the injury-stricken Six Nations Grand Slam champions hope will defend their title this season.
Wales center Kevin Morgan has joined the Six Nations champions' casualty list after dislocating a foot during a club match.
Wales sealed their first win over Australia in 18 years with a thrilling 24-22 victory at the Millenium stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.
Australia coach Eddie Jones has recalled prop Matt Dunning to an otherwise unchanged starting side for Saturday's Test against Wales in Cardiff.
Stephen Jones will win his 50th Wales cap in Saturday's clash with South Africa at the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff.
Dafydd James is named on the right wing for Six Nations champions Wales against South Africa on Saturday in his first international start in three years.
Rico Gear scored a hat-trick as the All Blacks began their Grand Slam tour of the British Isles with a crushing 41-3 victory in the Centenary Test against Wales at the Millennium Stadium here Saturday.
Llanelli Scarlets full-back Lee Byrne is the only uncapped player named in Wales' injury-hit squad for the November Test series against New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Fiji.
Michael Conway, 62, is a musician and singer from Swansea in south Wales. Three years ago he had an implanted defibrillator embedded in his chest, which ensures his heart beats at a regular rate.
Six Nations rugby union champions Wales must tackle a tough autumn campaign without inspirational center Gavin Henson.
England kept their World Cup qualifying hopes on track but were made to work hard for a 1-0 victory over Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
British police were questioning three men Friday detained in South Wales under anti-terrorism laws.
We in the media tend at election times to represent the Hang On What About Me Party, pointing out the snags in the parties' manifestoes and identifying those who are likely to lose out as a result of their policies. There is also no shortage of people who reckon they have something special to offer the nation and who are prepared to take on the Law of Averages.
Wales and British Lions forward Scott Quinnell has announced his retirement from rugby.
Irish lock Paul O'Connell has been banned for two weeks after being found guilty of punching in Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales in Cardiff.
Champions Wales will launch their Six Nations title defense against England at Twickenham on February 4 next year, organizers said on Wednesday.
Wales won their first grand slam for 27 years when they beat Ireland 32-20 in a Six Nations showdown overflowing with passion and commitment.
Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan has picked an unchanged team for their final Six Nations match against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.
Wales midfielder Robbie Savage has announced his retirement from international football after an acrimonious row with manager John Toshack.
Wales swept aside Scotland with a record 46-22 victory on Sunday to remain on course for their first Six Nations grand slam in 27 years.
Number eight Michael Owen will replace the injured Gareth Thomas as Wales captain for their next Six Nations match against Scotland.
Martyn Williams scored two tries early in the second-half as Wales staged a stunning comeback to beat France 24-18 at the Stade de France and remained on course for their first Six Nations grand slam since 1978
Frederic Michalak believes Saturday's clash against resurgent Wales will be a Six Nations and Grand Slam decider.
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