The host broadcaster contract for the next rugby World Cup has been awarded to a partnership between Host Broadcast Services (HBS) and IMG, the well-known talent and sports agency.
Beaumont urges Japan to work hard on legacy programme and claims 2019 World Cup will "ignite" passion for the sport
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont urged Japan to "work extremely hard" on the legacy programme for the 2019 World Cup in a bid to ensure "strong and sustainable" benefits of the tournament are felt across the country.
Dariusz Olszewski has been elected as the new President of the Polish Association of Rugby (PAS).
New Zealand rugby legend Dan Carter has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the French Rugby Federation (FFR) after an investigation into a possible failed drugs test.
Andy Cosslett has been elected chairman of England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) Board, replacing Bill Beaumont who took up World Rugby’s equivalent role earlier this year.
Fiji, the home of the Rio 2016 Olympic champions, has been announced as the host venue for the 2016 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships.
World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper has admitted he fears the build-up to the 2019 World Cup could be overshadowed by the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo but claimed preparations for the tournament were firmly on track.
New Zealand rugby legends Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko have each attended a French Rugby Federation anti-doping hearing as they seek to clear their names after reportedly failing drugs tests.
Burford and Coghlan to speak on development of women's game at World Rugby Conference and Exhibition
Rugby World Cup winner Rachael Burford of England and former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan will speak about the growth of the women’s game during the World Rugby Conference and Exhibition next month, it has been announced.
Alleged positive drugs tests produced by New Zealand rugby superstars Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko have been defended on the grounds that they had each received therepeutic use exemptions (TUEs) to take otherwise banned substances.
Argentina will enter the race to stage the 2027 Rugby World Cup when the bidding process has officially opened, it has been announced.
France, Ireland and South Africa have been officially named as the three candidates to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Eligibility to be examined after nearly quarter of players at Rugby World Cup represented countries they were not born in
World Rugby have set up a new working group to establish whether its rules on player eligibility are "fit for purpose", they announced today.
The men's and women's World Rugby Sevens Series will feature gold, silver and bronze medals for the first time from the start of the 2016-17 season.
Key personnel will meet in Buenos Aires this weekend as the Argentinian Rugby Union (UAR) prepares to host a number of important World Rugby meetings.