Rugby World Cup

The 100-day countdown to the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2023 is on, with the tournament on track to break attendance records, organisers have revealed

The BBC, the UK's public-service broadcaster, has acquired exclusive audio rights to this year's Rugby World Cup in France

Japan is considering a bid to host the men’s Rugby World Cup in 2035 as part of a plan that would also see it stage the women’s event in 2037.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand will broadcast 12 matches from this year’s Rugby World Cup on its free-to-air channel Prime.

Chris Stanley has been named managing director of the local operating company for Australia’s men’s Rugby World Cup in 2027.

Broadcast rights to the Rugby World Cup have once again been split in Japan across free-to-air and pay television in deals for this year’s tournament with NHK, Nippon TV and J Sports.

The headquarters of the organising committee for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France have been raided by French police as part of an investigation into mismanagement at the organisation

World Rugby has acquired the RugbyPass digital media platform as part of a seven-year media rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand

Sport 24, the in-flight and in-ship service owned and operated by the IMG agency, is to broadcast the women’s Rugby World Cup, which begins tomorrow (Saturday), along with the men’s 2023 tournament.

World Rugby will embark on a radical change in commercial strategy after the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France in a bid to attract new fans and generate more revenue

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai has acquired rights to the next two editions of the Rugby World Cup, which will take place in New Zealand and France

The United States leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series, the LA Sevens, is hoping to grow the sport in the country and ultimately capitalize on that growth ahead of the 2028 Olympics. Shawn Medow reports.

Rights to the men’s Rugby World Cup have returned to Australian commercial broadcaster Nine Entertainment in a deal that also includes the forthcoming women’s Rugby World Cup.

Dubai-based airline Emirates has renewed its sponsorship deal with World Rugby, through which it serves as a worldwide partner of the men’s Rugby World Cup.

World Rugby and its global master licensee, the IMG agency, have appointed premium experiences firm Legends as the official retail partner and operator for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has said it is in advanced talks with World Rugby over regaining rights to its main events. Sky told the

Sports marketing executive Ben Slack has joined World Rugby as the general manager of commercial after almost 10 years with Tennis Australia