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Kiwis allocate millions for Olympics

The New Zealand Rugby Union is setting aside NZ$2-million (R18-million) in a bid to win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games.


Messam wants to fulfil Olympic dream

Chiefs loose forward Liam Messam has set his sights on making the New Zealand Sevens team for the 2016 Olympic Games.


Blitzboks arrive back in SA

The Blitzboks talk about their gold medal win at the Commonwealth Games.


Kiwis to pick big guns for Olympics

NZRU chief executive Steve Tew says several Super Rugby players and All Blacks will prioritise sevens in 2016 in the lead up to the Olympic Games.


Sevens heroes raise bar

Expect more 15-man Springboks to see sevens rugby in an entirely different light when the Blitzboks arrive in South Africa on Tuesday after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games, reports GARY LEMKE in Glasgow.


Highlights: SA Sevens vs NZ Sevens (2014 Commonwealth Games final)

The Blitzboks beat New Zealand 17-12 in Glasgow to win gold.


Kok: Each guy did their bit

Springbok Sevens player Werner Kok is still coming to grips with winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, reports BRENTON CHELIN.


Blitzboks claim historic gold

South Africa overcame New Zealand 17-12 to win gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Sunday.


Kiwis stand in Blitzboks’ way

South Africa will meet New Zealand in the gold medal match at the Commonwealth Games Sevens after defeating Samoa 35-7 on Sunday.


Blitzboks oust hosts

The Blitzboks set up a semi-final meeting with Samoa following a 35-12 victory over Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


Blitzboks breeze into quarters

The SA Sevens team will face hosts Scotland in the medal quarter-finals at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.


Team profile: Barbados Sevens

The Barbados Sevens team chat to Total Rugby ahead of their Commonwealth Games campaign.


Habana on sevens standby

Springbok wing Bryan Habana has been placed on standby for the SA Sevens squad at the Commonwealth Games.


Olympics provides eligibility loophole

The inclusion of sevens rugby at the 2016 Olympics will enable some players to change national allegiance ahead of the 2015 World Cup.


Blitzboks lose another star

Cheslin Kolbe has been withdrawn by Western Province from the SA Sevens squad for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of a knee injury.


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