Rugby World Cup Limited

The Rugby World Cup organising committee released an economic benefit impact report, that indicates the event in Japan next month could bring in $4.1bn (€3.7bn) to the local economy.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the South African bid.

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The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the Irish bid.

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The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the three contenders' bids.

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The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the French bid.

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World Rugby has said that an increased ticket capacity for its 2015 Rugby World Cup could result in the biggest edition of the national team event to date.

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has continued on the offensive over the Japanese government’s new financial plans for the city’s National Stadium project, stating the Y50bn (€359.4m/$407.9m) bill the metropolitan government is being asked to foot is “out of order”.

The list of applicant venues seeking to be part of Japan’s staging of the 2019 Rugby World Cup has increased to 15, with Yokohama added to the list despite missing the initial bid deadline.

Fourteen cities have submitted bids to host matches when Japan stages the Rugby World Cup in 2019, organisers announced today (Wednesday).

Organisers of the 2015 Rugby World Cup have reported record demand after 950,000 tickets were sold in last month’s general sale round for the rugby union national team tournament.

England Rugby 2015, the organising body for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015, has announced its testing programme in preparation for the national team rugby union tournament.

The Rugby Football League (RFL), governing body of rugby league in the UK, has signed a three-year extension to its commercial partnership with the Essentially agency.

The International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced that John O’Neill has stepped down as a director of Rugby World Cup Limited, the company that operates rugby union’s showpiece quadrennial national team tournament.