The International Rugby Board has made it more difficult for players to exploit an Olympic Games sevens loophole and switch nationalities.
The IRB is looking to close the loophole which could see players switch nationalities.
The New Zealand Rugby Union is setting aside NZ$2-million (R18-million) in a bid to win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Chiefs loose forward Liam Messam has set his sights on making the New Zealand Sevens team for the 2016 Olympic Games.
The Blitzboks talk about their gold medal win at the Commonwealth Games.
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.
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.
The Blitzboks beat New Zealand 17-12 in Glasgow to win gold.
Springbok Sevens player Werner Kok is still coming to grips with winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, reports BRENTON CHELIN.
South Africa overcame New Zealand 17-12 to win gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Sunday.
South Africa will meet New Zealand in the gold medal match at the Commonwealth Games Sevens after defeating Samoa 35-7 on Sunday.
The Blitzboks set up a semi-final meeting with Samoa following a 35-12 victory over Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The SA Sevens team will face hosts Scotland in the medal quarter-finals at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.
The Barbados Sevens team chat to Total Rugby ahead of their Commonwealth Games campaign.
Springbok wing Bryan Habana has been placed on standby for the SA Sevens squad at the Commonwealth Games.
Failure to beat the All Blacks would mean the Springboks have regressed significantly, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Springboks’ chances of an upset victory over the All Blacks depend on the fitness of Duane Vermeulen, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The selection of hardened veterans has benefited the Springboks, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day newspaper.
Joost van der Westhuizen stopped by All Black training earlier this week to meet the team.View all videos