Blitzboks retain Powell

Neil Powell will continue to coach the Blitzboks in the lead-up to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Sevens Series set for revamp

The World Rugby Sevens Series will be restructured for the 2016-17 season, with the men's and women's events set to feature gold, silver and bronze medals.

Tietjens quits after 22 years

Gordon Tietjens has stepped down as coach of the New Zealand sevens team after 22 years in charge.

Hougaard gets medal back

Francois Hougaard was presented with another Olympic bronze medal on Thursday.

Senatla commits to WP, SA Rugby

Blitzboks star Seabelo Senatla has signed a three-year tripartite contract with Western Province and SA Rugby.

Sevens players caught after Rio binge

The Australian men's sevens team may be sanctioned after a drunken night out in Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro.

Blitzboks get bronze, Fiji gold

South Africa beat Japan 54-14 in the bronze-medal match at the Olympic Sevens on Thursday, reports GARY LEMKE in Rio.

Powell rues missed chances

Blitzboks coach Neil Powell lamented his side’s inability to finish off during their 7-5 semi-final loss to Great Britain at the Olympics. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.

British break Blitzboks’ hearts

Great Britain ended South Africa's Olympic Sevens gold-medal hopes with a 7-5 semi-final win on Thursday, reports MARK ETHERIDGE in Rio.

SA surge into Olympic semis

South Africa beat Australia 22-5 in their Olympic Sevens quarter-final in Rio on Wednesday, reports GARY LEMKE.

SA face Aussies in quarters

South Africa will play Australia in the quarter-finals of the Olympic Sevens in Rio on Wednesday.

Aussies upset SA

South Africa lost 12-5 to Australia in their final pool match of the Olympic Sevens in Rio on Wednesday, writes GARY LEMKE.

Olympic Sevens results (Day 2) brings you all the Olympic sevens results as they come in from the Deodoro Stadium in Rio.

Blitzboks hone defence

Coach Neil Powell and captain Kyle Brown have hailed the Blitzboks’ defensive efforts on the opening day of sevens action at the Rio Olympics, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

SBW ruled out of Olympics

New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams will miss the rest of the sevens tournament at the Olympic Games due to injury.

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