Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
Rugby World Cup 2003 remembered: 'It was almost like slow motion, he kicked the ball and it went wobbly, wobbly, wobbly…'
21 November 2013 12:00 AM
Ten years ago Jonny Wilkinson's drop goal won England the World Cup. Robin Scott-Elliot talks to a player, a coach, a fan, the commentator and the referee from that epic Sydney night
Suspension of rugby players for 'excessive drinking' leads to new set of rules for the Australia's Olympians
20 November 2013 01:00 AM
The nation's rugby side suspended six players after drinking session before last weekend's game against Ireland
15 November 2013 09:15 PM
The Independent reveals some of their training secrets
15 November 2013 08:58 PM
Steve Hansen may have brushed it aside as the “silliest word in rugby” but there has undoubtedly been something in the air around the All Blacks this week.
England v New Zealand: 'He epitomises the All Blacks – a role model' - tributes paid to the 'awesome' Dan Carter on his century of caps
15 November 2013 01:08 AM
In March 1990, in the back garden of his bungalow in Southbridge, a small town on the Canterbury Plains on New Zealand's South Island, Neville Carter erected a set of rugby posts. They were an eighth birthday present for his son Daniel, who soon popped his first ball up and over the H. By the time the young man left home he was dissecting them from the other side of the road and has been clearing posts from all angles and all distances all round the world almost ever since.
13 November 2013 01:00 AM
Britain's "reality TV culture" is acting as a barrier to young women getting involved in sport according to Christine Ohuruogu, the world and former Olympic 400m champion.
12 November 2013 10:48 PM
The humbling turn of events played out for the men in black before a disbelieving Twickenham a year ago will play no part in their preparations
11 November 2013 07:11 PM
Laura Montgomery has founded, guided and funded Glasgow City to reach this week’s Champions League showdown with Arsenal. But, she tells Robin Scott-Elliot, the bigger battle is for acceptance against hardcore misogynist attitudes
11 November 2013 06:21 PM
Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are among the high profile athletes to test positive recently
09 November 2013 12:00 AM
Argentina are exploring the four corners of the earth. Since late summer the Pumas have roamed the southern hemisphere, to South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. Now it is time for the northern hemisphere, the air miles ticking ever upwards.
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- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
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- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile