England’s Rugby Football Union throws hat into the ring to host 2025 Women’s World Cup

There are now two countries bidding to stage the 10th edition of the showpiece women’s event with a decision coming in May 2022.

“Mixed Zone” podcast: World Cups in the spotlight as FIFA pushes for biennial tourneys while USA Rugby bids for men’s and women’s events

A contentious meeting between FIFA president Gianni Infantino and UEFA this week as soccer’s governing body moves forward with idea of a World Cup every two years. Elsewhere, the United States could be hosting two Rugby World Cups by the end of the decade.

United States officially all in to add Rugby World Cups to its FIFA World Cup 2026 and LA28 hosting duties

USA Rugby publicly announces it wants to host the Men’s Rugby World Cup in either 2027 or 2031 and the Women’s World Cup in 2029.

World Rugby welcomes Mastercard as founding global partner of Women in Rugby and unveils new marketing campaign

'Game On' for Australia's Bid to host Rugby World Cup 2027

FIFA Adds Hisense for 2022 World Cup - Sponsor Spotlight

Also: Asahi Breweries teaming up with Rugby World Cup 2023; Lux supports media campaign for Caster Semenya

Asahi Breweries joins Rugby World Cup 2023 as Worldwide Partner

World Rugby appoints Alan Gilpin as new Chief Executive Officer

First Rugby World Cup 2023 ticket packs go on sale

World Rugby committed to delivering spectacular Rugby World Cup in 2022

FIBA, Twitch Join Forces - Sponsor Spotlight

Also: More cricket to watch for viewers around the world; Mastercard renews with Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup Bidding Begins - Federation Focus

Also: World Games 2022 unveils venues; 2023 European Games program adds two more sports

Interested nations begin Rugby World Cup host selection journey

Pools confirmed for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France

Key elements approved for future Rugby World Cup awarding

USA Wrestling Opts Out of Senior World Champs -- Federation Focus

Also: Russia wants to use 2018 FIFA World Cup venues for Rugby World Cup; Run-off election for World Sailing president

Latvia Wants New Co-host for 2021 IIHF championship -- Federation Focus

Also: IF Gender Equality Webinar Series opens; France 2023 organizers unveil new branding for Rugby World Cup

Dual Host Awards for Rugby World Cups

(ATR) World Rugby will decide on all of the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups for 2025 through 2031 in May of 2022.

Russia Launches 2027 Rugby World Cup Bid

(ATR) Russian President Vladimir Putin throws his support behind a surprise effort to host rugby's showpiece event.

John Coates Joins Rugby World Cup Bid Team

(ATR) The newly elected IOC vice-president adds another project to his portfolio.

Rugby World Cup 2021 Milestone -- Federation Focus

Also: IMMAF Africa Open Championships return to South Africa; UIPM approves format changes for Olympics

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

USA Softball Gets Big League Backing -- Sponsor Spotlight

Also: USA Team Handball, Verizon ink deal; Groupe Couleur appointed to Rugby World Cup 2023 Official Travel Program.

Fun focus sees RWC 2019 social and digital content break new ground and records

France 2023 sets sights on most impactful Rugby World Cup as preparations are praised

Independent Disputes Committee decision: Scottish Rugby Union

Springboks collect three World Rugby awards to cap stellar year

Nominees for World Rugby Players of the Year announced

Full Speed Ahead for ITTF -- Federation Focus

Also: South Africa enjoys double rugby delight; WBSC Premier12 begins Saturday; IBU joins forces with CAS.

Building Curling in China -- Federation Focus

Also: Rugby World Cup at semifinal stage; Ticket sales open for FIFA Club World Cup