New Figures Highlight Record Increase in Rugby Participation

By Dan Palmer | World Rugby has hailed figures which show that a record number of boys and girls were introduced to the sport in...

Schedule for Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco Announced

By Michael Pavitt | The match schedule for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in July has been announced. Competition is due to take...

NBC Sports Acquires US Media Rights for Rugby World Cup

NBC Sports has acquired the exclusive U.S. media rights to the Rugby World Cup through a seven-year partnership with World Rugby. The agreement includes...
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Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Sevens Coach Says Fiji Should Split From National Rugby Governing Body

The coach that guided Fiji’s rugby sevens team to Olympic gold at Rio 2016 has said the squad should split from the Fiji Rugby...

Rowbottom: World Rugby in Sevens Heaven After Success of Rio Olympic Conversion Attempt

Rugby’s return to the Olympics this summer - after a 92-year absence - ended, figuratively speaking, in an exhilarating run to the try line...

Italy Withdraws Bid to Host Rugby World Cup After Rome Mayor Refuses to Back...

Italy has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup following the decision by the Mayor of Rome not to support the...

NCAA Releases Guidelines for Women’s Athletic Opportunities in Emerging Sports

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics this month released new guidelines for a program designed to increase athletics opportunities for women through NCAA-recognized emerging...

Fiji Claim First Ever Olympic Gold Medal After Thrashing Britain in Rugby Sevens Final

Fiji gave rugby sevens its perfect Olympic bow today by producing a scintillating final performance to sweep aside Britain 43-7 and claim their first...

USA Wheelchair Rugby Name Squad for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

USA Wheelchair Rugby (USAWR) have announced their 12-member team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with four members of the London 2012 squad returning. Chuck...

Defending Champions Australia to Clash with Britain in Wheelchair Rugby Opener at Rio 2016

Defending Paralympic gold medalists Australia will play European champions Great Britain in the first match of the Rio 2016 wheelchair rugby tournament, it has...

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