Tietjens holds off on future talks

2016-08-24 12:32

New Zealand Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens will make a call on his future until after a review of their disappointing Olympics campaign.


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'Ginger with glasses' wins Fiji's top honour

2016-08-22 18:27

Englishman Ben Ryan has been awarded Fiji's highest honour for coaching the nation's Sevens side to a historic gold medal at the Rio Olympics.

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Oz Sevens team warned over drinking

2016-08-14 19:15

Australia's Sevens team were warned over their behaviour after members of the squad had a drunken night out at the Olympics in Rio.

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Hougaard: Senatla deserved my bronze medal

2016-08-12 10:22

Francois Hougaard has received praise for offering his medal to injured team-mate Seabelo Senatla who was forced to miss the bronze medal match.

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Heroes' welcome for victorious Fijians

2016-08-21 09:54

Fiji's gold medal-winning sevens rugby team received a tumultuous heroes' welcome when they returned home from Rio.

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Blitzboks skipper makes Rio Dream Team

2016-08-12 11:39

SA Olympic Sevens skipper Kyle Brown was the only player from the Blitzboks to make the 'Dream Team' following the conclusion of the event in Rio.

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Blitzboks beaten, will battle for bronze

2016-08-11 20:25

Great Britain have beaten the Blitzboks in a semi-final at the Sevens rugby tournament at the Rio Olympics.


Senatla’s XVs return delayed to 2017

2016-08-16 11:50

There is only a long-shot chance of SA Sevens star Seabelo Senatla beginning a comeback to the XVs fold before the year ends, writes Rob Houwing.

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Rasivhenge honoured to ref Sevens final

2016-08-12 11:39

South African referee Rasta Rasivhenge has expressed his honour at being selected to referee the Sevens final at the Rio Olympics.

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Rio 2016: Japan success shows Sevens belongs

2016-08-11 17:50

Japan are the surprise packages of the Olympic Sevens tournament, proving the event belongs.

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Blitzboks crash to defeat

2016-08-10 16:55

The Blitzboks have lost their final Pool B encounter at the Olympics Sevens rugby tournament, going down to Australia

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NZ bemoan costly error

2016-08-09 09:43

New Zealand Women's Sevens stalwart Portia Woodman admitted that losing to Australia in the final at the Olympics in Rio is gut-wrenching.

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Kenya Sevens chasing gold

2016-08-08 15:04

Kenya's Rugby Sevens team is confident of bringing home a medal from Rio, according to head coach Benjamin Ayimba.

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Rio Sevens 'not competition' to XVs rugby

2016-08-05 18:17

World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont says that Sevens rugby at the 2016 Olympics should not be seen as competition to the XVs game.


60 000 Cape Town Sevens tickets sold

2016-07-29 18:10

More than 60 000 tickets to the 2016 HSBC Cape Town Sevens were snapped up by the public on the first day of sales.

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Tietjens quietly confident ahead of Olympics

2016-07-26 20:49

New Zealand Sevens head coach Gordon Tietjens is confident his side can win the gold medal at next month's Olympics in Rio, Brazil.


NZ Sevens stalwarts pen new deals

2016-07-22 13:12

The All Blacks Sevens' core will anchor the side through the next World Rugby Sevens Series after re-signing with New Zealand Rugby.

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Injury forces Holland out of Rio

2016-08-10 15:12

Australia have suffered a blow to their Olympic Sevens campaign with Lewis Holland being ruled out after suffering a minor hamstring tear.

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Aussie women win 1st Olympic gold in rugby sevens

2016-08-09 02:03

Australia won the first Olympic gold medal in rugby sevens with a victory against New Zealand in the women's final on Monday night.

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Fiji women cause Sevens upset

2016-08-07 07:33

The Fiji women's team produced the only upset on day one of the Olympic rugby sevens tournament.

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Brazilian rugby eyes Olympic springboard

2016-08-04 16:47

In a country more used to celebrating footballing feats, there are hopes that rugby sevens' Olympic exposure will raise the profile of the oval game.


Cape Town Sevens tickets on sale

2016-07-28 18:30

Tickets for the second HSBC Cape Town Sevens tournament go on sale this week and are expected to sell out quickly.


Cape Town Sevens tickets on sale Friday

2016-07-26 12:34

Tickets for the second HSBC Cape Town Sevens tournament will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 29 at 09:00.


SBW draws inspiration from Ali

2016-07-21 18:31

Ahead of his Olympic Sevens campaign, Sonny Bill Williams has reflected on the achievements of his idol, boxer Muhammad Ali.

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Solid Olympics start for Blitzboks

2016-08-09 16:52

The Springbok Sevens side started their 2016 Olympic Games campaign with a solid victory over Spain in Rio de Janeiro

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Blitzboks gear up for Olympic campaign

2016-08-08 18:13

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell is in a positive frame of mind ahead of their Olympic Games campaign.

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Aussies, Kiwis post big wins in rugby debut

2016-08-06 20:05

Portia Woodman and Charlotte Caslick scored three tries for New Zealand and Australia respectively as rugby returned to the Olympics.

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Davis ruled out of the Rio Games

2016-08-04 16:39

Team GB have suffered a setback with Alex Davis ruled out of the Rio Olympic Games after suffering an injury to his right ankle in training.

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South Africans to watch in Rio: Blitzboks

2016-07-27 13:04

The Blitzboks represent one of South Africa's best medal hopes at the Rio 2016 Olympics.


'Fastest man in rugby' ready for Rio

2016-07-26 09:00

If things had gone to plan for Carlin Isles, the Olympic Games might have witnessed a duel between the fastest man in rugby and the fastest man on the planet.


Kenya sevens eyes Rio Olympic success

2016-07-21 18:31

Buoyed by their stunning victory in the Singapore sevens, Kenya's sevens team will be vying for a top-three finish at the Rio Olympics.



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