Paul Rhys

Paul Rhys

Africa

Springbok win could boost rugby in Africa

Success for South Africa, who are looking for their third Webb Ellis Cup, could encourage millions across Africa to try the sport.

Springbok win could boost rugby in Africa

Asia Pacific

World Cup semi-final: New Zealand start as favourites

There is plenty at stake when New Zealand face England in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals on Saturday.

World Cup semi-final: New Zealand start as favourites

Asia Pacific

'Brave' new world as Japanese rugby blossoms

Most Japanese had little time for rugby a few weeks ago, but Japan's rugby team is aiming to make history at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.

'Brave' new world as Japanese rugby blossoms

Europe

Sweden’s indigenous Sami people threatened by climate change

Global warming is putting the lifestyles of Arctic indigenous people under threat and creating grievances with governments over how to fix it.

Sweden’s indigenous Sami people threatened by climate change

Europe

Cricket in Sweden: Afghan refugees boost player numbers

For the players, it is also a chance to break through social boundaries and speak their already-fluent Swedish.

Cricket in Sweden: Afghan refugees boost player numbers

Europe

Sweden sees microchip implant revolution

Microchip technology is getting under the skin of thousands of Swedes.

Sweden sees microchip implant revolution

Sweden

Sweden strives to boost 2026 Winter Olympics bid

A new approach to bring back momentum to bid to host event may save both taxpayers' money and the games.

Sweden strives to boost 2026 Winter Olympics bid

Asia

Can India recapture glory days of field hockey?

The field hockey world cup is taking place in India, with the hosts on a mission to dominate the sport again.

Can India recapture glory days of field hockey?

Europe

Immigrant football unites Sweden against World Cup racism

Jimmy Durmaz, who is ethnically Assyrian, was a victim of racial abuse from his countrymen after being blamed for the team's loss to Germany, but Assyrian Swedish footballers are not uncommon.

Immigrant football unites Sweden against World Cup racism

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: There is no 'i' in Sweden's team

Sweden has a proud tradition of playing an organised-style of football, starting with the academies that feed clubs in its domestic league.

World Cup 2018: There is no 'i' in Sweden's team

Pyeongchang 2018

Pyeongchang 2018: A history of Swedish success

When the first medal events start on Saturday, you can expect to see plenty of golds around the necks of Swedes.

Pyeongchang 2018: A history of Swedish success

Europe

Pyeongchang 2018: Denmark is Scandinavia's odd-one-out

The Danes only medal from the Winter Olympic Games was a silver in curling and it was earned some 20 years in the past.

Pyeongchang 2018: Denmark is Scandinavia's odd-one-out