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Italy has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup following the decision by the Mayor of Rome not to support the...

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...

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....

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...

NFL star’s Olympic hopes boosted after being named in United States squad for Hong...

American football player Nate Ebner’s chances of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been given a boost as he has been named...

Kenya lift maiden title with shock win over Fiji at Singapore Sevens

Kenya stunned defending champions Fiji with a superb performance to clinch their first-ever World Rugby Sevens Series crown as the event in Singapore drew...

Welshman becomes 20th British rugby union player serving a drugs ban after positive test...

Welshman Joseph Phelps has been hit with a four-year suspension after testing positive for nandrolone, bringing the total number of British rugby union players...

Beaumont confirmed as only candidate for World Rugby chairmanship

Bill Beaumont looks odds on to become the next chairman of World Rugby after the governing body confirmed that he will run unopposed for...

Lapasset says rugby sevens at Rio 2016 will be “game-changing” ahead of test event

Outgoing World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset says that the sevens competitions at Rio 2016 will be a "game-changing" moment for the sport. The Frenchman, who announced...

SASCOC defend under-fire South Africa Rugby Union chief executive over financial mismanagement claims

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has jumped to the defence of under-fire South Africa Rugby Union (SARU) chief executive Jurie...

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