The ninth Rugby World Cup is up and running and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is confident it promises to be the best-ever tournament.
It was a perfect start for Japan at their home Rugby World Cup, defeating Russia 30-10 in the first game of the tournament in Pool A.
The ninth edition of the Rugby World Cup starts tomorrow in Japan, with organisers promising a glittering Opening Ceremony followed by the host nation's opening fixture against Russia.
World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont is confident that the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be one of the great editions on every level, with more than 96 per cent of tickets for the event now sold.
World Rugby and ChildFund, the principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019, have confirmed a record-breaking £2 million has been pledged to the innovative ChildFund Pass It Back programme.
World Rugby has launched an injury-prevention programme called Activate, with the 2019 World Cup in Japan only 10 days away.
Welsh rugby union's Kyle Perry has become the latest rugby player suspended from all sport by United Kingdom Anti-Doping (UKAD) for four years after violating anti-doping laws.
South African rugby player Aphiwe Dyantyi has been formally charged with a doping offence after his B-sample returned positive.
New Zealand Rugby's head of high performance Mike Anthony has revealed that star players from the country's All Blacks squad turned down the chance to be part of the Tokyo 2020 sevens team.
World Rugby has announced the appointment of former International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Angela Ruggiero as an independent member on its Executive Committee.
South African rugby star Aphiwe Dyantyi is facing suspension after testing positive for an unspecified banned substance.
World Rugby has announced that the names of its flagship World Cup competitions are to become "gender neutral" in both the 15s and sevens formats.
Hosts South Africa and Kenya claimed victories on the opening day of the inaugural Rugby Africa Women's Cup in Johannesburg.
Qualification for 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup to get underway with inaugural Rugby Africa Women's Cup
Qualification for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup is set to get underway tomorrow, beginning in Johannesburg with the new Rugby Africa Women's Cup.
World Rugby and International Rugby Players launch new load guidance as key injury-prevention initiative
World Rugby and International Rugby Players (IRP), supported by top coaches and players, have launched an innovative player load guidance programme to reduce the risk of injury through best-practice training load management.