'The Power to Change'
Sports world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela, who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died. He was 95. Mandela inspired many around the world and believed that sports had the power to change the world. "It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does," Mandela said. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Wales will take on all three of rugby's southern hemisphere giants as well as Fiji in next year's autumn internationals. New Zealand, South Africa and Australia will visit the Millennium Stadium next November. The Welsh Rugby Union hasn't confirmed the dates of the matches but says a test against the Springboks will be the fourth and final game of the series. Full Story.
Philip Mack had a try and two conversions in Canada's 33-24 loss to Portugal on Saturday in the semifinal of the Dubai Sevens tournament. The Canadians had started the second day of the tournament with a 22-12 triumph over Spain in the quarter-final, led by John Moonlight's two tries. Full Story.