Springboks such as Kwagga Smith and Cheslin Kolbe may need to rethink plans to make themselves for Olympic Sevens selection after confirmation that the postponed Summer Games will clash with the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour.
Blitzbok forward Werner Kok admits he would still like to take part in the Tokyo Olympic Games despite signing for the Sharks.
Neil Powell says despite feeling a stab of disappointment at the postponement of the Olympics, the Blitzboks will do whatever is needed to help curb the spread of Covid-19.
SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux says the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games is disappointing but necessary in the bid to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reached an agreement with the International Olympic Committee to postpone the games until 2021.
International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound says the 2020 Olympic Games will likely be postponed until 2021 due to the global coronavirus pandemic.
Sevens teams are continuing to wait on the International Olympic Committee as pressure grows to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Rugby Australia has confirmed that members of the Australia Sevens programme who were tested for Covid-19 have each returned negative tests.
Blitzboks wing Muller du Plessis says he is happy that he made the decision to commit to sevens full time for the next two years. DYLAN JACK reports.
Two members of the Australian Sevens programme have been tested for coronavirus after showing signs and symptoms associated with the pandemic.