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Rugby World Cup cancels 2 games ahead of powerful typhoon

Oct 10, 2019 - Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) - The powerful typhoon that has caused the first ever cancellation of Rugby World Cup games has ended Italy's prospects of reaching the quarterfinals and could upset Scotland's chances of progressing to the knockout stages as well.

Rugby World Cup organizers on Thursday announced that two games scheduled for Saturday - the Pool C decider between England and France in Yokohama and the Pool B game between defending champion New Zealand and Italy in the city of Toyota - had been ca...