Former South African hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle's career will end after he was given an eight-year ban from rugby for failing a drugs test.
Fiji's rugby sevens head coach Gareth Baber has decided to extend his deal to ensure he leads the national team into Tokyo 2020, where they will aim to defend the country's Olympic title from 2016.
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.
Rugby Belize founder Tony Gillings has set an ambitious target of the country qualifying for the rugby sevens tournament at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Funding has been secured for a film about Fiji's triumph in the men's rugby sevens contest at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Welsh rugby union player Mike Burgess has been given a two-year ban from all sport after cocaine was found in his system following a domestic match in 2018.
Australian rugby sevens player Lewis Holland has made a temporary return to the 15s game after the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo left himself and his team-mates' future financially uncertain.
World Rugby has launched an independent-led governance review set to be chaired by Sir Hugh Robertson.
World Rugby has called for further discussions over potential adjustments to the international calendar, following the disruption caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
World Rugby launched an educational resource to support the practical implementation of the breakdown law application guideline announced in April.
Kenki Fukuoka, one of the stars of Japan's run to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, has abandoned his plans to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament is set to become the first major sports league to return without fan attendance limits after New Zealand lifted all COVID-19 restrictions except stringent border controls.
New Zealand's rugby sevens co-captain Scott Curry has said he will stay on to compete at the now-postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, despite reports that he was planning to quit the sport.
The qualification process for the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been confirmed, with eight teams to join the 12 automatic qualifiers for the tournament in France.
Rugby Australia is cutting 47 of its 142 full time staff due to a restructure forced by the coronavirus pandemic.