South African rugby union star Cheslin Kolbe has said he will make himself available for selection for the British and Irish Lions Tour next year instead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Fiji rugby sevens star Jasa Veremalua has said he will not compete at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, now that the event has been moved to 2021.
Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) has axed 12 of its 116 full-time employees as it reduces its costs during the coronavirus pandemic, with its Sevens competition also under threat due to the crisis.
Sir Bill Beaumont has vowed that he is "a good listener" and will seek to "reunite" rugby union after winning a second term as World Rugby chairman.
The Tokyo 2020 rugby sevens test event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak as Games organisers continue to face disruption to their preparations.
South Africa won the Los Angeles Sevens after staging a superb comeback to beat Fiji in the final.
Germany won the first leg of the inaugural men's World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in Chile.
Both the Hong Kong Sevens and Singapore Sevens have been postponed due to coronavirus, World Rugby confirmed today.
New Zealand won their fourth World Rugby Women's Sevens Series event in a row and extended their winning streak to 19 matches on a weather-interrupted day in Sydney.
Australia made a blistering start to the Sydney stage of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, running in 11 tries as they won both games on the opening day.
Organisers of April's Hong Kong Sevens have said there are "no plans" to cancel the event due to the coronavirus outbreak.
New Zealand triumphed in front of a home crowd in Hamilton to earn their third consecutive World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series title of the season.
England have booked their place in the semi-finals of the World Rugby Men's Sevens Series in Hamilton, New Zealand after close wins over Kenya and South Africa.
Hosts New Zealand began the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series event in Hamilton with two victories.
World Rugby is to launch a second-tier Challenger Series in sevens, as they bid to promote the Olympic discipline in emerging countries.