Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
World Rugby has apologised to a bar in the Japanese city of Kumamoto after an incident in which Uruguay players on a night out reportedly damaged property.
World Rugby chief Bill Beaumont says the standard of refereeing at the World Cup has improved after organisers took the rare step of admonishing officials.
Former top referee Jonathan Kaplan said he had "absolutely no idea" how Australia's Reece Hodge avoided a red card on Saturday.
The first Asian Rugby World Cup is comparable to the first African Rugby World Cup in 1995, the Springboks have been told.
The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments.
A new law known as the 50:22, designed to create space for attacking sides, will be implemented on an experimental basis in Italy from the start of the new season.
SANZAAR has expressed its disappointment at World Rugby's decision to scrap the proposed Nations Championship plans.
The Rugby World Cup 2019 ticket designs have been unveiled during a launch event held at the historic Meiji Kinenkan in central Tokyo.
World Rugby has approved a game-changing amendment to the laws of the game that will enable the wearing of goggles at all levels of rugby.
World Rugby has introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby around the world which includes an advert that hopes to inspire a new generation.
Rugby World Cup organisers filed misconduct charges against Scotland over comments made about Typhoon Hagibis.
World Rugby criticised refereeing standards at the World Cup after a number of controversies in the tournament's opening days.
The hype surrounding the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan is soaring less than a week out from the start of the tournament.
World Rugby has called former Springbok wing, Chester Williams a "true legend on and off the pitch".
We all know there's only ONE statistic that really counts in any rugby match - the final score.
Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law.
World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision.
Former Test referee Freek Burger and former Springbok wing Stefan Terblanche will form part of the disciplinary team announced for Rugby World Cup 2019.
Women's participation in rugby around the world is at an all-time high, with latest figures showing 2.7 million players involved in the game.
World Rugby launched a global campaign to boost women's rugby, with chairman Bill Beaumont saying it was the biggest growth area in the game.
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