Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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...

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...
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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...

Leadership Skills Urged for English Rugby Players

England’s Football Association should follow the lead of their country's rugby counterparts by equipping young players with leadership skills, according to former England rugby coach Stuart...

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...

World Rugby Head Says Pandemic “Devastating” for Revenue

By Nancy Gillen | World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper admitted the COVID-19 pandemic has been "devastating from a revenue point of view". The governing...

Payne Replaces Former England International as Chief Executive of USA Rugby

Dan Payne has been appointed as the new chief executive of USA Rugby ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it has been announced....

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...

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...

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...
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