ANALYSE THIS: Fiji lead rugby sevens ranking in Olympic year

RUGBY SEVENS – World Rugby’s Sevens Series returns this weekend with 16 teams participating in this year’s Wellington tournament in New Zealand. At Infostrada Sports, we have developed a world ranking for every Olympic sport with rugby sevens no exception before the sport’s inaugural Olympic Games appearance later this year. Fiji currently have a clear lead at the top of our standings while New Zealand have dropped to seventh position since they lost the number one spot to Fiji just under a year ago. The All Blacks Sevens last tournament victory was at the 2015 Wellington Sevens. Continue reading

ANALYSE THIS: Germany slight favourites at FIFA Women’s World Cup

FOOTBALL – Germany are the favourites for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, but only just, according to a new analysis from Infostrada Sports. The United States are second favourites and there is nearly 50% chance of the winners being one or the other of these two teams. They are, however, most likely to meet each other at the semi-final stage of the competition.

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FIVE FAST FACTS: The Rugby Championship Week 6 (4 October 2014)

RUGBY UNION – The following is a preview for this Saturday’s matches in The Rugby Championship. South Africa host New Zealand and Australia travel to Argentina.

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FIVE FAST FACTS: The Rugby Championship Week 5 (27 September 2014)

RUGBY UNION – The following is a preview for this Saturday’s matches in The Rugby Championship. South Africa host Australia and New Zealand travel to Argentina.

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FIVE FAST FACTS: The Rugby Championship Week 4

RUGBY UNION – Below are Five Fast Facts on Week 4 of the 2014 The Rugby Championship, in which New Zealand host South Africa and Argentina travel to Australia.

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REVIEW: England snap All Blacks’ unbeaten streak

RUGBY UNION – England recorded a resounding 38-21 victory over world champions New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday, 1 December. The All Blacks had suffered only one Test defeat by a greater margin, their 28-7 defeat at Australia on 28 August 1999. England’s triumph also ended a 20-match unbeaten streak by the All Blacks, a run that had started in September 2011.