Legendary South Africa captain Francois Pienaar says it's a dream come true to see so many players from the Varsity Cup, which he co-founded, and Varsity Shield in the Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad.
Organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games should "plan for every eventuality" to combat the possibility of extreme weather conditions in Japan during the event, according to the tournament director of the Rugby World Cup.
South Africa dominated the top prizes at the World Rugby Awards following their comprehensive victory over England in the final of the Rugby World Cup.
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has celebrated the country’s sporting ties with Japan at a gala celebrating the Rugby World Cup and looking forward to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
South Africa earned their third Rugby World Cup title after defeating England 32-12 in a one-sided final at International Stadium Yokohama.
Final preparations are underway at Yokohama International Stadium, as England and South Africa stir themselves for tomorrow's Rugby World Cup final in Japan.
More than one million spectators have attended fanzones at this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan, according to World Rugby.
Handré Pollard's penalty four minutes from time sent South Africa through to the Rugby World Cup final as they overcame Wales 19-16 in a gruelling encounter at International Stadium Yokohama.
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).