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.
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.
As the world of sport ponders on how best to return to action when the coronavirus crisis allows, there is a common requirement - maintaining the safety and health of participants and spectators. But how to go about it? When to return? And with what changes, temporary or long-term?
The 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan won the "Outstanding Production Achievement – Event" category at the SVG Europe TV Awards.