The accession of Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo will continue a strong Olympic tradition in the Japanese royal family.
Suntory Holdings Limited has been named as the official soft drinks supplier for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
The general public ticket sale for this year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan began today, with organisers urging fans to respond quickly to avoid disappointment.
Celebrations are taking place across Japan to mark the one-year milestone to their hosting of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, and Bill Beaumont, World Rugby’s chairman, predicted at a special ceremony in Tokyo that the event would be "the most impactful ever".
The Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee has announced that His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino will assume the role of honorary patron of the tournament in Japan.
Mobile telecommunications giant NTT DOCOMO has been appointed as a tournament supplier for next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
The Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium, the only newly-built of the 12 venues that will host the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year, officially opened with its first match yesterday.
World Rugby have announced that they are rescheduling Samoa's Rugby World Cup 2019 qualification matches in a bid to help them with their preparations.
Communities the length and breadth of Japan will share in the excitement of hosting Rugby World Cup 2019 following the announcement of the provisional selection of 52 team camps where the 20 competing teams will stay and train.
International Rugby Players (IRP), the official players’ representative body, has called on World Rugby to take more control over global tournaments, after the fallout from the recent Rugby Europe Championship row.
It has been announced that Rugby Football Union (RFU) and New Zealand Rugby (NZR) chief executives Steve Brown and Steve Tew have been appointed to the Board of the Rugby World Cup.
World Rugby have announced that Tahiti have been removed from the Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifiers after fielding ineligible players in a match against the Cook Islands last year.
World Rugby have claimed that the 2019 World Cup will deliver record economic benefits to host country Japan.
Ren and G have been announced as the official mascots of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan whilst World Rugby have encouraged fans to take up one of the last opportunities to buy stadium ticket packs.
Uruguay booked their place at the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan after beating Canada in the second leg of the Americas 2 playoff at Estadio Charrúa in Montivideo