World Rugby

The English Rugby Football Union has confirmed its intention to bid for the 2031 World Cup and is now set to go it alone in an effort to land the tournament, according to The Guardian

World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin has said a biennial Rugby World Cup would be an “interesting concept” but would need substantial stakeholder engagement before being considered.

Capgemini, the French multinational information technology services and consulting group, has become a 'Worldwide Partner' of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the second new addition to the portfolio of top-tier…

World Rugby has cancelled its Sevens Series events in Cape Town and Singapore this year due to “ongoing and variable impacts” of the Covid-19 pandemic.

World Rugby has appointed Richard Heaselgrave to the new role of chief revenue and fan engagement officer

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has extended its Rugby World Cup rights deal to take in next year’s postponed edition of the women’s tournament in New Zealand, plus France’s staging of the men’s event i…

World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin has said the global federation has opened talks with private equity houses as it seeks investment to fund the international growth of the sport and capitalise on…

Rugby Europe, the administrative body for rugby union in Europe, has launched a new club competition for sides from emerging nations

The seven-a-side format of rugby was accepted by the IOC in 2009 and made its debut at Rio 2016. World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin discusses how the sport's inclusion opened up new markets, while looking ahead to Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024

USA Rugby has a new-found spring in its step after being formally accepted as a candidate to host the 2029 women’s Rugby World Cup and men’s event in 2027 or 2031. Bob Williams reports on the Union's bid process.

The United States has taken a significant step towards potentially hosting the men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 after being formally accepted by World Rugby as a bid candidate for the showpiece events

World Rugby has built on its association with global payments specialist Mastercard with a new sponsorship deal focused on women’s rugby.

Rugby Australia will today (Thursday) formally launch the country's bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup

Logistics company DHL and the Swiss watch manufacturer Tudor are the first to strike deals to sponsor the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

The France 2023 Organising Committee for the Rugby World Cup has appointed Swiss e-commerce platform Daimani to be the tournament’s exclusive international official hospitality agent for its ticket-inclusive h…

World Rugby has signed up Asahi Group, the Japanese alcoholic and soft drinks company, as a global sponsor for the next edition of the Rugby World Cup, which is being held in France in 2023

World Rugby has today (Wednesday) launched ‘A Global Sport for All’, its new strategic plan for 2021-25 that will seek to grow and advance the sport through calendar changes, fan engagement and other met…