Bernard Lapasset has revealed he is likely to make a decision on his future as World Rugby chairman next month.
New Zealand secured consecutive World Rugby Sevens Series victories after overcoming Australia in the final in Sydney, although they could face disciplinary action for having too many players during their pool stage match against the hosts.
Three teams reach Sydney Sevens quarter-finals with 100 per cent records as New Zealand fight back to draw with hosts
Current Series leaders South Africa, defending champions Fiji and England progressed to the quarter-finals of the Sydney Sevens event with 100 per cent records after they all secured three victories on the opening day at the Allianz Stadium.
Online concussion education organised by World Rugby was viewed by more than 17,000 people in 2015, the governing body says.
World Rugby has introduced rankings for the international women's XVs game for the first time - with New Zealand the first team to top the pile.
Joe Webber’s last-gasp try saw hosts New Zealand crowned winners of the World Rugby Sevens Series event in Wellington as they claimed a dramatic 24-21 victory over South Africa in the final.
Williams stars as New Zealand reach quarter-finals with hat-trick of victories at World Rugby Sevens Series
Hosts New Zealand fought back from 7-0 down to beat South Africa and maintain their 100 per cent record at the third World Rugby Sevens Series event of the season in Wellington.
Rugby World Cup winner Sonny Williams to make New Zealand sevens debut as turns focus towards Rio 2016
World Cup winner Sonny Bill Williams will hope to stake his claim for a place in New Zealand's Olympic team for Rio 2016 when the third Sevens World Series event of the season gets underway in Wellington tomorrow.
Mike Earl has been appointed World Rugby's anti-doping general manager in a bid to continue the fight against performance enhancing drug use in the sport, it has been announced.
Northern Ireland's Government has reiterated their support for a "compelling" all-Irish bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup despite problems surrounding the redevelopment of Casement Park, one of the proposed venues.
South America's top women's rugby sevens teams have been selected to compete at the official test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which is scheduled to be held on March 5 and 6.
Russian Deputy Sports Minister loses place on WADA Foundation Board after allegations of state-supported doping
There is no longer a Russian representative on the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) 38-member Foundation Board, with the country's Deputy Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov barred from participating until problems with the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) are resolved.
Two Botswanan rugby sevens players failed doping tests during the Olympic Games qualifying tournament in South Africa, it has been confirmed.
World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset is predicting a "game-changing" year for the sport as the sevens version makes its debut at the Olympic Games and the international governing body bids to continue what is said to be record participation growth.
Andy Friend has been appointed head coach of the Australian men’s rugby sevens team on a two-and-a-half-year contract, with the 46-year-old due to take up his position later this month.