A week of celebration planned for the return of the World Rugby Awards in 2021

World Rugby establishes dedicated Women’s Player Welfare Steering Group

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.

Rugby World Cup 2021 launches limited edition Mastercard RWC 2021 Tournament Pass to celebrate one year to go milestone

FIS allocates money to member associations to “mitigate the financial pressures” of the pandemic - Federation Focus

Also: World Rugby unveils new women’s competition; UIPM president running unopposed for eighth term in November elections; U.S. Ski & Snowboard appoints new president & CEO

Barcelona to Host One of the Youngest Sports - Federation Focus

Also: ITF to hold conference on growing participation in sport; World Rugby launches major campaign around rugby sevens

World Rugby, Mastercard All In on Women's Game - Federation Focus

Also: Tokyo 2020 qualification spots for karate on offer in Paris; two candidates for IIHF presidency (so far)

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

AIBA Pays Off Debt - Federation Focus

Also: World Rugby appoints international development agency ChildFund as RWC 2021 principal charity partner

ChildFund appointed principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup 2021 to support the next generation of unstoppable women in rugby

Governance reforms for World Rugby - Federation focus

Also: AIBA wants to shine at world champs in Belgrade; World Taekwondo begins election process; Curling Olympic qualifier

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

Rugby sevens Olympic test event held at Tokyo Stadium

Governance changes for World taekwondo - Federation focus

Also: No top leadership changes for BWF; World Rugby’s strategic plan unveiled; European Games adds cycling to program

World Rugby marks International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

World Rugby exploring the latest eye-tracking technology to assist with the identification and management of concussion

World Rugby Player Welfare and Laws Symposium to consider further actions to advance player safety

World Rugby appoints Alan Gilpin as new Chief Executive Officer

World Rugby launches new global competition and aligned calendar to supercharge the women's 15s game

First Rugby World Cup 2023 ticket packs go on sale

World Rugby committed to delivering spectacular Rugby World Cup in 2022

World Rugby paves the way for future leaders in rugby with 12 new Women's Executive Leadership Scholarships awarded

Rugby World Cup 2021 statement

PR 7 - FINA launches new website to reach more Aquatic fans worldwide

Increased rest days confirmed for Rugby World Cup 2023

Omega's Beijing 2022 Special Edition - Sponsor Spotlight

Also: Birmingham 2022 merchandise deal; World Rugby seeking global apparel supplier; Paris 2024's technology partner

Rugby World Cup Bidding Begins - Federation Focus

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