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Japan's Rugby Football Union wants to move quickly ahead with plans for a new domestic league that would attract international stars, to capitalise on the excitement created by the national team's World…

Japan's heroic win over Samoa on Saturday at the 2019 Rugby World Cup recorded the country's biggest-ever single-market broadcast audience. The game earned a local record peak TV audience of 46

World Rugby has received an "expression of interest" from the United States to host the Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031, the global governing body's chief executive Brett Gosper has revealed

Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired the exclusive media rights in the Indian subcontinent for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

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 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 proposed merger between two Welsh rugby union sides as part of a general reorganisation of the game in Wales, is off

Two of Wales' most successful rugby sides are set to join forces. Ospreys and Scarlets,  could come together as early as the start of next season as part of extensive changes being planned in the game.

World Rugby’s plans for a Nations Championship featuring the top international teams could expose it to a legal challenge from club sides in England and France, The Times reports.

The best rugby players on the planet are heading to Japan for the first Asian Rugby World Cup, but what impact will it have on the fan and player base across the continent – and the game’s commercial prospects? SportBusiness Asia editor Kelvin Tan reports.

Diageo's Rory Sheridan explains how Guinness's naming rights partnership with the Six Nations plays into the brand's wider ambitions within rugby.

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World Rugby’s plans for a global annual international competition have taken a step closer to fruition following talks between the chief executives of the tier one nations in Los Angeles, although the f…

The member clubs of England’s Premiership Rugby have have moved to downplay reports of a “war” with the Rugby Football Union, after it emerged that the league had discussed creating a breakaway competition. U

World Rugby has confirmed that Australia and New Zealand will contest hosting rights for the 2021 edition of the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

Scottish Rugby has reported a record turnover of £57.2m (€64.1m/$75.1m) during the 2017-18 season, an 11 per cent increase on the previous campaign.

The Australian state of New South Wales has today (Monday) unveiled a plan to secure 10 major sporting events over the next decade in the belief the effort can drive at least Aus$1bn (€635.8m/$746.8

LA Coast Rugby has secured exclusive negotiating rights to launch a Major League Rugby (MLR) expansion team in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area