Japanese camera giants Canon have extended their sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup, the sport’s governing body has confirmed.
Ben Ryan, who coached Fiji to a historic gold medal in the men’s rugby sevens at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, has joined Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) in a consultancy role.
World Rugby say they have received "exceptional levels of interest and enthusiasm" in response to the search for team camps to be used during the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Papua New Guinea Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko has received a stern warning from World Rugby to refrain from interfering with matters regarding the sport in the country.
A rugby player from Wales has been handed a four-year suspension from all sport by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) after failing to report to an out-of-competition test.
Ben Ryan has not been nominated for Fiji Rugby Union's (FRU) best coach of the year award, despite leading the Pacific nation to Olympic gold in the Rio 2016 men's sevens tournament.
New Zealand rugby legend Dan Carter is among three Racing 92 players reportedly facing a fresh investigation from the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) after traces of banned substances were found in their bodies last June.
Tickets for the pool stage of this year's Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland are now on sale following the release of the match schedule.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has hailed 2016 as a "special, memorable and successful year" and believes the governing body can continue to fend off the threats which have plagued other sports in 2017.
Atelea Okati, the captain of the men's Tonga rugby sevens team, has died aged 29 following a car crash on Wednesday (December 28).
Hosts cities across Japan have today celebrated 1,000 days to go until the 2019 Rugby World Cup as organisers look ahead to what they anticipate to be an important year of preparation in 2017.
The coach that guided Fiji’s rugby sevens team to Olympic gold at Rio 2016 has said the squad should split from the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) in order to ensure they are properly managed.
Bernard Laporte, the new President of the French Rugby Federation (FFR), has confirmed the scrapping of plans to develop a new national stadium scheduled to open in 2023.
Romanian International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Octavian Morariu has been re-elected as the President of Rugby Europe by members at the body's General Assembly.
The Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) has hit back at criticism from former coach Ben Ryan, the man who guided the country’s sevens team to Olympic gold at Rio 2016, over the supposed lack of contracts given to the players involved in the opening two rounds of the World Rugby Sevens Series.