South Africa brought Japan's glorious run at the Rugby World Cup to an end with a 26-3 win at the quarter-final stage.
A second series of rugby introduction days have been planned by the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) to capitalise on the excitement created from hosting the World Cup.
England will meet a frighteningly good New Zealand in the first semi-final of the Rugby World Cup in Japan next Saturday (October 26).
Scotland were sent crashing out of the 2019 Rugby World Cup as hosts Japan won a thrilling Pool A clash to book their place in the quarter-finals in Yokohama.
Members of the Canadian rugby team helped the rescue efforts in Kamaishi after their final Rugby World Cup pool match against Namibia was postponed amid safety concerns in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis passing over Japan.
From a sporting perspective it was good to see Japan’s match against Scotland take place at the Rugby World Cup today.
The impending threat of Typhoon Hagibis has caused Tokyo 2020 organisers to bring forward to tomorrow the BMX cycling test event due to have taken place over the weekend.
World Rugby has cancelled two Rugby World Cup fixtures this weekend, as Japan prepares to be hit by a violent typhoon.
Giosue Zilocchi and Danilo Fischetti could face a daunting Rugby World Cup debut after the two props were called up to Italy's squad for their final pool match against defending champions New Zealand.
World Rugby is monitoring the direction and strength of Typhoon Hagibis, which could put matches at the ongoing Japan Rugby World Cup at risk.
France qualified for the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup but only after being given a major fright by Tonga in Kumamoto.
World Rugby's anti-doping general manager Mike Earl has described the support from sides at the ongoing Rugby World Cup as "superb".