Rugby Championship

Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment is launching a premium sports streaming service, Stan Sports, following its acquisition of Rugby Australia domestic media rights

Asian football's governing body the AFC said player welfare was its "main priority" after criticism from the global players' union that it had been slow to provide support for players since the coronavirus…

New Zealand's All Blacks will not spend Christmas in hotel quarantine after Rugby Australia and Sanzaar agreed to bring forward the final Australia-New Zealand clash of this year's Rugby Championship

Sanzaar, the body which oversees the Rugby Championship, has announced that the 2020 edition of the tournament will be played in Australia in November and December this year

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said "important and intensive discussions" were taking place in the coming weeks about Covid-19 counter measures for the Tokyo Olympics

This year’s southern hemisphere Rugby Championship is in danger of not going ahead as planned due to the second wave of Covid-19 cases in expected host country New Zealand, and infections in the Argentina s…

The South African government has given permission for professional rugby to resume in the country after the Covid-19 shutdown

The World Rugby Council has approved dates for a temporary international calendar in 2020, paving the way for the Six Nations to resume in October

A temporary international rugby union Test match window between October 24 and December 5 has been recommended by World Rugby's executive committee

Rights marketing experts assess the commercial implications of World Rugby’s proposals for a new Nations Championship.

Jurie Roux, chief executive of the SA Rugby national governing body, has confirmed that the men’s national team will not play any home Tests in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Thai football league season may restart earlier than planned due to pressure from domestic broadcast partner TrueVisions, the Football Association of Thailand has said - Bangkok Post

Sanzaar, the umbrella body of the South African, New Zealand, Australian and Argentinian rugby unions, has identified New Zealand as the preferred destination for the 2020 Rugby Championship, adding that…

Sanzaar, the body which oversees Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship competitions between the South African, Australian, New Zealand and Argentinian rugby unions, is positive that the 2020 Rugby Championship…

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle has resigned after nearly two-and-a-half years in the position at the instigation of the governing body’s board.

The southern hemisphere’s Super Rugby tournament could continue until December, or even take place at the same time as The Rugby Championship, when sport returns after the Covid-19 lockdown, according t…

Rugby Australia will reportedly commence a process to secure a new broadcast rights contract this week, with pay-television operator Foxtel said to be among those who will be approached

Leading rugby figures have expressed doubt about the prospects of South African joining an expanded Six Nations championship, after the possible move was reported by UK newspaper the Daily Mail

Roger Davis, the chairman of Super Rugby team the NSW Waratahs, has warned that the competition's Australian teams are in financial peril unless their upcoming domestic media rights deal delivers a revenue…

Rugby Australia has said it is in “general discussions with the broader market”, including Foxtel, amid reports the pay-television operator may end its long-running association with the sport’s national gover…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has extended its rights deal with New Zealand Rugby, with the “revolutionary” new contract involving the sport’s national governing body becoming an investor in Sk…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has confirmed it will seek to renew its rights deal with Sanzaar, rugby union’s regional governing body comprising the unions of South Africa, New Zealand, A…

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) chief executive Steve Tew has announced he will step down from his role at the end of this year. In a statement released on the AllBlacks

World Rugby has finalised its proposal for an annual global rugby competition, but is facing strong objections from the international unions, particularly the Pacific nations, as well as the International…