Britain’s rugby sevens star Tom Mitchell admits Tokyo 2020 feels "a long way off" as his team battles to secure approximately £2 million ($2.6 million/€2.2 million) to keep their Olympic dreams alive.
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.
Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) chief executive Philip Browne has warned the "very existence of professional rugby" is under threat unless fans can return to stadiums.
Rugby sevens gold medallist Chloe Dalton has revealed that the victorious Australian team gathered for a special meal on the day they were to have competed in Tokyo this summer.
England head coach Eddie Jones has been announced as a consultant for Major League Rugby team San Diego Legion.
SANZAAR has announced Australia will be the sole host of The Rugby Championship this year, with competition set to take place in November and December.
The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) has reappointed its former head coach Innocent Simiyu, who will now be in charge of the men's rugby sevens squad with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics less than a year away.
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.
Britain's rugby sevens star Dan Norton says the team may self-fund their Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign due to cuts made to sevens programmes in the country.
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.
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has cut its men's rugby sevens programme less than a year before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Rugby has reportedly handed a four-year ban to Russian Leonid Kalinin for failing a drugs test.
Rugby sevens player Chloe Dalton revealed she will not return to play in this year's Australian Football League Women's (AFLW) season in order to prepare for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
South Africa rugby sevens head coach Neil Powell has said that next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo is the ultimate goal for the men’s team after returning to training.
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.