Rugby fans in Japan will be heartened to hear that all 48 games of the 2003 Rugby World Cup will be shown live in Japan on JSky Sports, it was announced on Thursday.

At a press conference in Tokyo, Ryuichiro Uno, president of the satellite sports broadcaster, announced that JSky Sports had signed a deal ensuring that it would be the exclusive broadcaster of the event, now ranked as the fourth major sporting event in the world.

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