A national tour by Rugby World Cup winners the Springboks begins on Thursday and one of the first stops will be Soweto, a township near Johannesburg where they were once hated.
England face South Africa in what promises to be a brutally compelling Rugby World Cup final in Yokohama on Saturday.
AFP – New Zealand stretched their winning streak to 18 World Cup games
Japan gave their typhoon-hit nation reason to celebrate when they edged a thrilling game with Scotland 28-21.
Past matches between Ireland and New Zealand will be irrelevant when the two teams take the pitch in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday, according to All Black coach Steve Hansen.
Rugby World Cup organisers took the unprecedented step of cancelling two games as Japan braces for Super Typhoon.
A look at the leading contenders to lift the Webb Ellis Cup on November 2.
Japan coach Jamie Joseph is not sure if his team is more globally popular than New Zealand, but can feel a massive swell of public support as they stand on the brink of an historic Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
South Africa’s superb revival over the past 15 months has taken them from one of their lowest ever periods to genuine Rugby World Cup contenders as they chase a third global title in Japan.
An estimated 400,000 rugby fans to descend on Japan for the Rugby World Cup.
The 2020 Olympics can “usher in a new Tokyo” and, along with the Rugby World Cup.
Australia flyhalf Bernard Foley is convinced the Wallabies can win the Rugby World Cup for a third time next year.
Hansen has made no secret of the way he prepares for the Rugby World Cup.
Hosts Japan take on Russia at Tokyo Stadium on September 20 next year.
Sexton has a point to prove in a must-win second test against Australia tomorrow.
Japan’s new home-sharing law was meant to ease a shortage of hotel rooms.
New Zealand’s cricketer Richie McCaw leading the All Blacks to Rugby World Cup glory.
Japanese police practise for a chemical attack to tighten security for the Tokyo Olympics.