Retired South African rugby union player Percy Montgomery is auctioning off the jersey he wore in the semi-finals of the 2007 World Cup to help his home nation's efforts in curbing the spread of COVID-19.
World Rugby has approved 10 optional law trials designed to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission when the sport fully returns.
The New South Wales Government has confirmed it has dropped plans for the refurbishment of ANZ Stadium, with AUD800 million (£432 million/$533 million/€480 million) now set to be redirected towards a new fund for job-creating infrastructure projects.
Incoming coach Dave Rennie described the situation at Rugby Australia as "messy" and urged for the infighting to end.
World Rugby has turned down a suggestion made by the former chief executive of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), Francis Baron, who said that Britain could host a major international rugby event in 2021 to help with the impact of COVID-19.
World Rugby is encouraging people to stay in shape ahead of the restart of sporting activity through its injury prevention exercise programme, Activate.
Three players have been released by Rugby Australia and the Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) after they refused to take coronavirus-related pay cuts.
PRO14 has agreed to sell a 28 per cent stake in the league to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.
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.
South Africa Rugby has approved a plan aimed at reducing the sport's budget by R1.2 billion (£53 million/$65 million/€60 million) by the end of the year.
World Rugby will host a series of podcasts, features, interviews, documentaries and classic match footage this week, centering on past inductees from the sport's Hall of Fame.
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.
Sport Ireland has said it will not appeal against the "leniency" of rugby player James Cronin's one-month-ban for an "unintentional anti-doping violation".
Rugby Australia received AUD14.2 million (£7.5 million/$9.2 million/€8.5 million) in funding from World Rugby as Hamish McLennan was appointed chairman of the crisis-laden governing body.
There will be no international rugby union played in July because of the coronavirus pandemic, World Rugby has confirmed.