Interested nations begin Rugby World Cup host selection journey

HSBC Stands Behind World Rugby Despite Uncertain 2021 - Sponsor Spotlight

Also: FIBA names global telecommunications partner; Umbro signs agreements with two African national football teams

Key elements approved for future Rugby World Cup awarding

Federation Focus: Agustin Pichot Leaves World Rugby

Also: New president for esport federation; AIBA sets the date; USA Gymnastics events moved; USA weightlifters gain a voice

#ICYMI: Setbacks for Ex-AIBA President, World Rugby Elections

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

World Rugby Council Member Forced Out

(ATR) Francis Kean of Fiji no longer running for election to World Rugby Executive Committee.

FrancsJeux: Pour Bill Beaumont, un alli au pass de criminel

FrancsJeux reports en francais that Bill Beaumont faces another challenger for World Rugby presidency ... 

World Rugby Update on COVID-19 Response Measures and Statement from Sir Bill Beaumont

Rugby World Cup 2021 set to break new ground as tournament dates are announced

Statement on behalf of independent World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont

World Rugby launches global campaign to revolutionize women's rugby

Ban Ki Moon At SportAccord -- Federation Focus

Also: Lacrosse federation rebrands; Record number of bidders vie to host Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

Rugby: APO Group presents key facts and figures on 'The Incredible Rise of African Rugby'

Japanese Community Rebuilds Around New Rugby World Cup Stadium

Eight Federations Feature at Friendship Games -- Federation Focus

Also: ITF unveils Gender Equality Strategy; FIS secretary general shares her expertise with Chinese students

'Philosophical Debate' Looms for Future of Rugby World Cup

(ATR) The perpetual question of money or development is particularly pressing for rugby’s premier event.

San Francisco Offers Rugby Salve to the World

(ATR) World Rugby chairman calls the Rugby Sevens World Cup a relief from tumultuous times.

New Rugby Africa Gold Cup perpetual trophy unveiled ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifiers

Japan Poised for Strong Rugby World Cup Economic Legacy

(ATR) Japan is set to reap huge economic benefits from 2019 tournament in build-up to 2020 Olympics, says new study.

RWC 2019 Captures the Imagination as 864,000 Ticket Applications Received for Team and Stadium Pack Phase

Ren-G: Official Rugby World Cup 2019 Mascots Launched

Beaumont Looking Forward to Exciting 2018 After Landmark 2017

France Upsets South Africa for Rugby World Cup

(ATR) A secret ballot in London gives France the 2023 World Cup despite official recommendation for South Africa.

South Africa in Pole Position for 2023 Rugby World Cup

(ATR) Rugby World Cup Board recommends a return of the sport's showpiece event to South Africa.

Tickets Go on Sale One Year Out From RWC Sevens 2018 in San Francisco

Exactly one year to go before the US welcomes 40 international rugby sevens teams to San Francisco; qualification process in full swing. 

Sports Unite to Implement Key Concussion Management and Prevention Recommendations

Sports representatives are gathering in Dublin to collaborate on developing a unified approach to the implementation of key recommendations made by the Berlin concussion in sport group.

Women's Rugby World Cup Gains Late Partner -- Sponsor Spotlight

(ATR) Also: Eurosport gets marketing firm ahead of Olympics rights deal; Birmingham 2022 adds university partner.

Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Welcomes EY as Official Sponsor

World Rugby has welcomed EY as an official sponsor and supporter of Women's Rugby World Cup 2017.

World Rugby Confirms Details of Most Scientific and Intelligent Rugby Anti-Doping Program

World Rugby has announced details of its 2016 anti-doping testing and education program, the most scientific and comprehensive program ever operated in the sport.

Four More Teams Set for San Francisco After Qualifying for RWC Sevens 2018

Australia, Fiji, Russia and France have become the latest women’s teams to qualify for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in San Francisco.