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Next year's Tokyo Olympics will take place even if the Covid-19 pandemic is still underway, said Toshiro Muto, chief executive of the Games' organising committee
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
Fiji and Japan will line up alongside the Six Nations sides in an eight-team international rugby union competition in Europe in November and December
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The 2020-21 English Premier League season will kick off on September 12 and run until May 23 - Sky Sports Japanese football's J
A temporary international rugby union Test match window between October 24 and December 5 has been recommended by World Rugby's executive committee
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has extended its contract with its kit supplier Canterbury as the brand looks to retain its presence across major rugby events
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is reportedly seeking a clause in its investment deal with the Six Nations rugby union tournament that would allow it to withhold funding if Covid-19 causes disruption…
Round-Up: European football’s €4bn hit, Six Nations confirm CVC talks, BWF events cancelled, and more
European football clubs are likely to lose €4bn ($4.5
Japan and Fiji have been invited to join an expanded Six Nations international rugby tournament being proposed to take place this November and December
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has developed a new suite of fan statistics to activate its sponsorship rights for this year’s Six Nations rugby championship.
Rights marketing experts assess the commercial implications of World Rugby’s proposals for a new Nations Championship.
Diageo's Rory Sheridan explains how Guinness's naming rights partnership with the Six Nations plays into the brand's wider ambitions within rugby.
Ben Morel took over as chief executive of the Six Nations in November last year with a clear remit.
An unprecedented home-and-away format for rugby union’s Six Nations must be a one-off, should the format end up being approved, according to Bill Sweeney, the Rugby Football Union chief executive.
Ed Hepworth has today (Wednesday) been appointed as the new chief financial officer of Six Nations Rugby
Tom Harrison, chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has told the UK government’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee that the body risks losing up to £380m (€436m/$470m) if t…
Private equity group CVC Capital Partners' planned £300m ($375m/€345m) investment in rugby union's Six Nations competition has been delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report in th…
The UK government has rejected calls from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee for rugby union’s Six Nations tournament to be promoted to the Group A category of listed sports events r…
The UK’s Committee for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has called for rugby union’s Six Nations to be included in the ‘Category A’ list of sports events that must be shown on free-to-air televis…
The French government has announced a decree which will ban all public gatherings of over 1,000 people until April 15 in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak in the country
Formula One's season-opening race in Australia on March 15 is to go ahead, with teams and equipment expected to depart for the event this week, despite the threat of the coronavirus
Six Nations Rugby, organising body of the annual national team tournament, has refused to rule out the possibility that live rights to the championship could go behind a paywall against the backdrop of…
Coronavirus latest: Infection shuts Dentsu Tokyo HQ, Olympic torch relay downsizing, Six Nations game postponed, and more
Japanese advertising and sports marketing agency Dentsu yesterday ordered its 5,000 employees at its Tokyo headquarters to work from home, after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus
European private equity company CVC Capital Partners is close to buying stakes in the Six Nations and Pro14 rugby competitions, as part of wider plans to 'reshape' the sport's global competition structure,…
The member unions of the Six Nations rugby union tournament have agreed to pool their media rights, including autumn internationals and other test matches, ahead of the anticipated investment from CVC…
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
CVC’s attempts to acquire a stake in the Six Nations are reportedly being held up by a disagreement over the rugby championship's media rights.
The Six Nations rugby union competition has signed up Unilever brand Dove Men+Care as a sponsor. The multi-year contract takes effect ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, which begins on February 1
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has posted group revenues of £213.2m ($297.1m/€251.4m) for the 2018-19 season, up by £40.8m
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is reported to be close to buying a 15-per-cent stake in the Six Nations for £300m.
The board of the Six Nations rugby union competition is closing in on investment worth more than £500m (€558m/$628m) from CVC Capital Partners, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Six Nations Rugby, the organising body of the annual European national team tournament, has said it has agreed to conduct due diligence on World Rugby’s proposed Nations Championship.
Cracks are beginning to appear between the Six Nations unions as they continue to debate the relative merits of private equity investment and joining World Rugby’s global league.
Six Nations Ltd is considering an offer from private equity firm CVC Capital Partners which could have significant ramifications for World Rugby’s plans for a global Nations Championship.
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…
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has opened preliminary talks over a shareholding in the Six Nations Championship, The Times reports. The rumoured deal would appear to suit both parties
The Six Nations unions are in advanced discussions about a proposal to pool the broadcasting rights for Test rugby in Europe, a move that would scupper plans for a world rugby league