South Africa are strong favourites to inflict revenge on Japan four years after the Springboks were humiliated in Brighton.
Captain Michael Leitch says Japan will not fear South Africa and have increasing confidence they can reach the semi-finals.
Mark Keohane in his Independent Media and IOL Sport Rugby World Cup daily column, is super confident the Springboks will prove too powerful for... Read more
Ryohei Yamanaka will start for Japan against South Africa, with Jamie Joseph forced to make a single change for the quarter-final tie.
We take a look at the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals using Opta data as Ireland seek to end their last-eight hoodoo.
South Africa revert to the team that defeated Italy a fortnight ago for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final with Japan.
Seiji Hirao passed away three years ago on Sunday and Japan will aim to celebrate one of the country's most important rugby figures.
The row between Scottish Rugby and World Rugby rumbles on with the former querying misconduct charges brought by the latter.
The Scottish Rugby Union faces a hearing after comments made about the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis at the Rugby World Cup.
While New Zealand have lost two of their previous three games against next opponents Ireland, Steve Hansen was happy to avoid Japan.
Wing Cheslin Kolbe and scrum-half Herschel Jantjies are 99 per cent ready to face Japan, Rassie Erasmus revealed on Monday.
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw faces a big decision over his future after the team's painful exit from the Rugby World Cup against Japan.
Japan found motivation amid the terrible impact of Typhoon Hagibis as they reached the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time.
Japan raised the spirits of the host nation on a weekend that will be remembered for such contrasting reasons.
Hosts Japan powered through to the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup for the first time, sending Scotland home after a Yokohama thriller
Sunday's Pool A fixture in Yokohama was under threat of cancellation due to the severe storm, but it will take place.