World Rugby has quickly dismissed suggestions for a major international tournament to be held in England next year to ease the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis.
The Six Nations and their southern hemisphere counterparts have announced they will move to the next stage of discussions over aligning the international calendar.
The summer’s rugby union international schedule, including England’s tour of Japan, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Serie A clubs are preparing to reopen the doors of their training grounds in the coming days, but World Rugby’s re-elected chairman Sir Bill Beaumont admits the idea of resuming sport across international borders represents a much thornier proposition.
Newly re-elected World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has revealed plans for a new global tournament which could lead to two consecutive months of international action.
World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont admits planning the return of international competition is difficult with countries experiencing varying stages of the coronavirus pandemic and holding different strategies.
British Olympic Association chairman Sir Hugh Robertson has been selected to lead an independent governance review of World Rugby.
Sir Bill Beaumont insisted he had no time to celebrate his re-election as World Rugby chairman as he looks to guide to the sport through the coronavirus crisis.
Sir Bill Beaumont has been re-elected as the chairman of World Rugby.
Sir Bill Beaumont has fought off competition from Agustin Pichot to be re-elected as the World Rugby chairman for a second term.
Agustin Pichot has vowed to jolt World Rugby out of “copy and paste mode” if he manages to unseat chairman Sir Bill Beaumont next month, with online video game Fortnite an unlikely pillar of his plan.
Fiji Rugby Union chairman Francis Kean has stood down from his role following allegations of homophobia.
World Rugby is investigating allegations of homophobia against a leading figure in the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU), which supported Sir Bill Beaumont’s bid for re-election as chairman of the global governing body.
World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont is confident a more unified approach to tackle the challenges presented by coronavirus can help his sport create a new international structure.
World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont believes a unified approach to tackling the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic can help his sport create a new international structure.
Sir Bill Beaumont has pledged an independent review of World Rugby’s governance after being challenged in his bid to remain as chairman.
Sir Clive Woodward has backed Agustin Pichot’s challenge against sitting World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont ahead of next month’s election.
Sir Bill Beaumont faces competition in his bid to be re-elected as World Rugby chairman after vice-chairman Agustin Pichot launched his campaign.