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Anthem Rugby Carolina
Anthem Rugby Carolina will immediately begin play for the 2024 Major League Rugby season.

Charlotte Expansion Team Launched by USA Rugby, Major League Rugby and World Rugby

USA Rugby, Major League Rugby and World Rugby have announced a strategic partnership to launch a new MLR expansion club in Charlotte named Anthem Rugby Carolina that will start play this season with American Legion Memorial Stadium serving as its match day home. The partnership between the governing bodies for global and American rugby, as […]

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Wheelchair Rugby World Cup

Historic International Wheelchair Rugby Cup Starts in Paris

As the Rugby World Cup reaches the semifinal stage in Paris and with less than one year before the Paralympic Summer Games in the French capital, World Wheelchair Rugby and World Rugby have collaborated with the International Wheelchair Rugby Cup getting underway on Wednesday at Halle Carpentier stadium in Paris. More than 100 male and […]

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Women’s Rugby

Sites Confirmed for 2025 Women’s Rugby World Cup in England

World Rugby and the Rugby Football Union in England have announced eight venues and cities that will host games in the 2025 Women’s Rugby World Cup with 16 teams competing in the tournament that starts August 22 and concludes with the final on September 27. The cities/venues include Brighton and Hove Albion Stadium, Ashton Gate […]

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TEAMS Europe: The Best of 2023

The second annual TEAMS Europe included leading experts from global organizations including the National Football League, the International Olympic Committee, World Rugby, the International Tennis Federation, LaLiga, Major League Baseball and more. TEAMS—the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry—unites sport event organizers with destinations, venues and suppliers interested in hosting or supporting […]

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New World League for Rugby May Start in 2026

World Rugby and other major stakeholders in the international game have begun planning on the future global calendar with the men’s and women’s games getting a new competition for international windows to increase depth throughout the game. Meetings over the weekend were between International Rugby Players, World Rugby, the British and Irish Lions, the major […]

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New Zealand to Host Women’s Rugby Showcase This Fall

A new tournament to showcase the visibility of women’s international rugby will take place this year in New Zealand with six countries competing. WXV 1 will be held between three New Zealand cities from October 20 through November 4. The tournament will feature England, France and Wales. Those three teams will be joined by the […]

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World Rugby Restructures Sevens World Series in Rebrand

World Rugby has outlined a new framework for the future of the Sevens World Series in hopes of growing the fanbase globally, combining sport and fan entertainment in a festival atmosphere at seven locations around the world. The remodeled Sevens World Series will include seven festival-style events across seven months featuring the best 12 men’s […]

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Rugby America’s Aspiration
The U.S. team sings the national anthem ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool C game at Kobe Misaki Stadium against England in Kobe, Japan. The U.S. will host the 2031 Rugby World Cup for the first time in program history. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

A Decade of Big Events on Tap in United States

For the next decade, there may not be a season where a sports fan cannot enjoy a major international sporting event to travel to within the United States. This past summer alone saw World Athletics host the world track-and-field championships in the United States for the first time at the renovated Hayward Field in Eugene, […]

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Women’s Rugby

World Rugby, International Working Group on Women & Sport Launch Collaboration

World Rugby and the International Working Group on Women & Sport have launched a call to action encouraging global sports leaders to get behind the gender equality in sport movement. The two organizations have pledged to work together over the next four years, starting this November, to raise awareness of the need for positive change […]

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