The draw for the 2021 Rugby World Cup, the top competition in women's rugby, has been set for November 20 and is scheduled to take place in Auckland in host nation New Zealand.
World Rugby has approved updated guidelines regarding participation of transgender people in sport; and have recommended that transgender women should not play women's contact rugby.
World Rugby has appointed Nigel Cass as competitions director as part of a restricting of the rugby functions of the international federation.
This year's World Rugby Awards will focus on the stars of the past decade and players who have provided a service to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.
French Rugby Federation (FFR) President Bernard Laporte and four other officials have been released after being questioned as part of an investigation into claims he favoured Top 14 club Montpellier.
French Rugby Federation (FFR) President Bernard Laporte has claimed he is subject to a "coup attempt" after the official was one of five people questioned amid claims he favoured Top 14 club Montpellier.
World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper claims he "has never seen a nation so well prepared as France" with three years to go until the Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby has used an advance payment of its Tokyo 2020 revenue share from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to create a fund to help countries which have qualified for the rugby sevens tournament prepare for the Games.
World Rugby has reportedly handed a four-year ban to Russian Leonid Kalinin for failing a drugs test.
World Rugby has announced it will award hosting rights to the next two men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups within the same process.
The World Rugby Executive Committee has recommended a revised and temporary international calendar for 2020, with the aim of making the most of the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Rugby has labelled suggestions of misconduct in the election which saw Sir Bill Beaumont win a second term as chairman "unsubstantiated and erroneous".
Transgender athletes could be banned from playing the traditional form of women's rugby because of safety concerns as part of a review being conducted by World Rugby.
Alain Rolland is to step down from his role as World Rugby's 15s high performance match official manager at the end of this month.
New Zealand have been crowned men's and women's champions for the 2020 edition of the World Rugby Sevens Series after the competition was concluded early due to the COVID-19 pandemic.