USA Rugby is in better shape as it emerges from bankruptcy and should bid to host an upcoming World Cup, rugby’s leading executive said.
The pools for the 20-team field were originally to be drawn following the autumn tours of Europe in November, but the coronavirus pandemic tore apart those plans.
The US will already host the soccer World Cup in 2026 and the Los Angeles Summer Games in 2028.
Top rugby ref says if he'd had the benefit of video replays in 2007 he wouldn't be a target of Kiwi abuse.
A former vice-captain at Scots College, he's led NZ's Covid-19 response, likening it to a World Cup campaign.
Next year's World Cup in New Zealand could leave a lasting legacy for the sport.
Chirpy Springbok halfback winds up his club team-mate over World Cup result.
Following the Springboks' iconic victory in Japan, rugby must help tackle the country's many social issues.
OPINION: Typhoons, a record number of red and yellow cards and cranky coaches. The Rugby World Cup in Japan didn't disappoint.
After being knocked out of the final, Kyle Sinckler came home to a cold house, a hateful dog and a broken dishwasher.
Haka challenge sparked 'best win in England's rugby's history'.
Former chairman Mike Eagle has urged those charged with replacing outgoing All Blacks coach Steve Hansen to ensure the blinkers stay off.
England coach reveals his rollercoaster emotions during and after the RWC final.
Aaron Smith candidly reveals what followed semifinal loss to England: "You had to sit there and eat humble pie".
RA boss writes an apology to World Rugby amid concerns about the Wallabies' behaviour at the World Cup.
England coach gives his opinion on what he thought his captain's facial expression was saying before RWC semi.
Allegations of drug taking by the RWC winning South African side should not be ignored.
OPINION: Sonny Bill Williams cares about important things, just not rugby results so much, writes Kevin Norquay.
Scottish rugby star attacks Sonny Bill Williams in extraordinary rant questioning the former All Black's attitude.
Sonny Bill Williams was quick to move on from New Zealand's World Cup defeat.
OPINION: Brendan Venter finds it odd that NZR would approach 26 All Blacks coaching candidates. In any case, one prospect stands out to him.
Scottish Rugby Union "has expressed its regret" to World Rugby over comments ahead of Rugby World Cup pool game against Japan.
Sonny Bill Williams planned to carry on playing union in New Zealand before Rugby World Cup loss.
Emotional prop wants to leave lasting legacy after playing a key role in South Africa's against-the-odds triumph in Japan.
Endorsement from England reinforces belief the global tournament will be heading Down Under in eight years' time.
England's coach says his selection error cost them dearly in Rugby World Cup final defeat to South Africa.
Master strategist says former All Blacks coach John Mitchell devised a strategy that derailed NZ's hopes of a three-peat.
Springboks star's doping ban taints Rugby World Cup win, says Irish columnist.
South Africa's victory over England adds spice to the next Lions tour, coach Warren Gatland says.
South Africa's Champions Tour has featured the RWC trophy without its lid.