• a rival company [team]
  • ライバル会社[チーム]
  • As a poet, he had no rival.
  • 詩人として彼と並ぶ者はいなかった
  • one's arch [main] rival
  • 一番の競争相手
  • one's bitter [old] rival
  • 激しく張り合う[かつての]競争相手
  • one's nearest [closest] rival
  • 一番近い競争相手
  • A rival menagerie at the Exeter Exchange also exhibited lions until the early nineteenth century.
  • Wikipedia: Lion
  • A year later he oversaw the expansion of the Football League into two divisions when the rival Football Alliance was merged into the competition, but he relinquished his post later that year due to ill health, which caused him to miss meetings.
  • Wikipedia: William McGregor (football)
  • After losing a bitter series against the rival New York Rangers in the opening round of the 2008 NHL playoffs, Brodeur refused to shake Sean Avery's hand.
  • Wikipedia: Martin Brodeur
  • Air Marshal Kỳ, the prime minister and the most powerful member of the junta feared Thi as a rival.
  • Wikipedia: Nguyen Chanh Thi
  • Almost as soon as Niger's hopes of the imperial crown had been laid to rest, Severus was forced to deal with another rival for the throne in the person of Clodius Albinus, who had originally been allied to Severus.
  • Wikipedia: Campaign history of the Roman military
  • As an example, when Pope Adrian IV died in September 1159, two rival claimants for the papal throne emerged.
  • Wikipedia: Theobald of Bec
  • Aside from making allies and enemies, players are also able to trade resources and information with rivals.
  • Wikipedia: 4X
  • At the eulogy, Russell stated that he never considered Chamberlain his rival and disliked the term, instead pointing out that they rarely talked about basketball.
  • Wikipedia: Bill Russell
  • Barcelona was found to have the highest average salary per player of all professional sports teams in the world, just ahead of rival Real Madrid.
  • Wikipedia: FC Barcelona
  • Both Himmler and Göring welcomed Hitler's decision, since both had much to gain by Röhm's downfall – the independence of the SS for Himmler, and the removal of a rival for the future command of the army for Göring.
  • Wikipedia: Night of the Long Knives
  • By building the grand chapel Edward was seeking to show that his new dynasty were the permanent rulers of England, and may also have been attempting to deliberately rival the similar chapel that Henry VI had ordered to be constructed at nearby Eton College.
  • Wikipedia: Windsor Castle
  • By the 1640s, an ex-soldier and rival to Li—Zhang Xianzhong (1606–47) —had created a firm rebel base in Chengdu, Sichuan, while Li's center of power was in Hubei with extended influence over Shaanxi and Henan.
  • Wikipedia: Ming Dynasty
  • City reached the 2011 FA Cup Final, their first major final in over thirty years, defeating derby rivals Manchester United in the semi-final.
  • Wikipedia: Manchester City F.C.
  • First team coach Tony Mowbray was in charge for four games as caretaker manager, winning once, but he was replaced as manager by the permanent appointment of former Oldham Athletic, Everton and Manchester City manager Joe Royle, whose managerial career had previously yielded four promotions and one FA Cup victory; as a player, he had been named player of the year in his only full season at Ipswich's local rivals Norwich City.
  • Wikipedia: History of Ipswich Town F.C.
  • Following the win over Clemson, Tech faced traditional rival Virginia in the annual battle for the Commonwealth Cup.
  • Wikipedia: 2000 Sugar Bowl
  • For the opening game of the new season, Norwich were to play at home against Colchester United, rivals for the Pride of Anglia.
  • Wikipedia: Bryan Gunn
  • He later linked his dismissal from the managerial post with the fact that he is a fan of Newcastle United, Sunderland's bitter rivals.
  • Wikipedia: Steve Bruce
  • Henry was afraid that de Clare would make Ireland a rival Norman state or a place of refuge for Anglo-Saxons, so he took advantage of the papal bull and invaded, forcing de Clare and the other Anglo-Norman aristocrats in Ireland and some Gaelic Irish chieftains to recognise him as their overlord.
  • Wikipedia: Monarchy of the United Kingdom
  • However, Borchgrevink eventually managed to persuade publisher Sir George Newnes (whose business rival Alfred Harmsworth was backing Markham's venture) to meet the full cost of his expedition, some £40,000 (approximately £3,304,000 as of 2012).
  • Wikipedia: Southern Cross Expedition
  • However, the run was ended with a 5–1 defeat to local rivals Newcastle United on 31 October 2010.
  • Wikipedia: Sunderland A.F.C.
  • In December, however, the clubs were drawn against each other in the FA Cup, and matches between the rivals resumed later that season.
  • Wikipedia: Blackburn Olympic F.C.
  • Kublai made preparations to take Ezhou, but a pending civil war with his brother Ariq Böke—a rival claimant to the Mongol Khaganate—forced Kublai to move with the bulk of his forces back north.
  • Wikipedia: Song Dynasty