Rugby Union

The remainder of the British & Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa will take place in Cape Town amid ongoing concerns relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Scottish Rugby has signed a new sponsorship agreement with oilfield support company Saltire Energy in three-year deal from July 2021

Vincent Gaillard is to leave his position as the chief executive of European Professional Club Rugby, the organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup club rugby union competitions, after six…

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) is searching for a new sponsor for its autumn internationals with Irish stout brand Guinness not continuing its sponsorship of the series of matches, ending its backing…

The United Rugby Championship, the rebranded tournament previously known as Pro14, has signed a strategic consulting deal with sports and entertainment agency Roc Nation

US technology company Amazon is in talks with New Zealand Rugby to become the new main shirt sponsor of the All Blacks, according to reports

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

RugbyPass, the rugby union-focused global streaming service, is to broadcast live coverage of this year’s Steinlager Series, the series of rugby union internationals that will take place this month in N…

Subscription video-on-demand service StarzPlay has agreed a deal with rugby union-focused streaming platform Premier Sports to carry exclusive streaming coverage in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena)…

Bath Rugby has expanded its relationship with respiratory and ballistic protection specialists Avon Protection through a new sponsorship deal

The campaign of the International Surfing Association for inclusion in the Olympics was led by ISA president, Fernando Aguerre. Vero Communications worked to strengthen the federation's relations with key figures in the Olympic movement. Vero managing director Sujit Jasani tells Frank Dunne what goes into building a successful campaign.

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

Regional Covid-19 lockdowns in Australia are forcing relocations of sports events and teams

NBC Sports has picked up exclusive United States media rights to the British & Irish Lions’ forthcoming rugby union tour to South Africa, with eight matches being aired live on NBCUniversal's streaming se…

The Rugby Football Union Council has voted to extend the freeze on relegation from the Premiership and second-tier Championship for a further two seasons, a move which will see England's top rugby union…

World champions South Africa will mark their return to the Rugby Championship, the southern hemisphere-based international rugby union tournament, with a doubleheader against Argentina in South Africa

Opel Ireland, the Irish division of the Opel car brand, has agreed a three-year sponsorship of the Irish Rugby Football Union spanning both the men’s and women’s international teams.