The Rugby World Cup (RWC) trophy has begun a tour of Japan to mark 100 days to go until the start of the tournament.
New Zealand Rugby, the organisation behind the All Blacks, the sport’s most revered brand, has reported a small loss of NZ$1.86 million ($1.24 million/£956,000/€1.11 million) for the 2018 financial year.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has revealed he will step down as honorary chairman of the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU), just five months before the country hosts the World Cup.
World Rugby has completed a key review of this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan which they claim suggests it is going to be a successful event.
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“It is sport, not religion, which is now the opium of the people.” – Terry Eagleton.
New Zealand's Women's World Cup winner Melodie Robinson is among the new faces on a star-studded panel to select World Rugby's men's 15s player of the year.
Two of Japan's largest convenience store chains are to ban sales of pornographic magazines prior to the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe to the UK this week signals another important step in the thriving relationship between our two countries.
The final round of interviews for the Rugby World Cup 2019 volunteer programme has taken place in host nation Japan.
World Rugby has announced the appointment of Ernst and Young (EY) as official professional services supplier of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Canada claimed the final spot at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan after winning the repechage tournament in Marseille.
Namibia booked their place at the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup by beating Kenya to win the Rugby Africa Gold Cup.
Japan 2019 have announced 38,000 applications have been made for the 10,000 volunteer positions for the Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont congratulated Samoa after the Pacific island nation confirmed their place at next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Samoa all but assured their qualification for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan as they hammered Germany in the first leg of their play-off clash in Apia.