The Blitzboks will head into their final pool game against the USA high in confidence after clinching a hard-fought victory over Kenya to make it two wins from two on day one of the Olympic Sevens on Monday.
With less than a week to go until the Springbok Sevens team takes the field at the Tokyo Olympics, check out this powerful clip in which star forward JC Pretorius explains why the team value of sacrifice comes easy.
The Springbok Sevens team is free to resume their preparations for the Olympics after they were released from isolation in Tokyo on Thursday.
Check out what Siviwe “Shakes” Soyizwapi had to say about his inclusion in the Springbok Sevens’ preliminary 17-man squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Springbok Sevens squad concluded their two-week Olympic Games training camp in Johannesburg this past Saturday in high spirits and with a number of valuable inputs achieved.
Wallaby centre Samu Kerevi has been included in Australia’s 12-man squad that will compete in the pre-Olympics Oceania Sevens Championship.
Neil Powell has revealed the reason behind the decision to move his Blitzboks into the Olympic Village just three days before their quest for gold at the Olympic Games gets under way in Tokyo.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says the fact that the Olympics and British & Lions tour to South Africa could run concurrently in 2021 means he may need to rethink his plans for the squad to take to the Games.
In the new issue of SA Rugby magazine, Blitzboks boss Neil Powell looks ahead to what could be an unexpectedly congested schedule in the lead-up to the Olympics Games next July.
Blitzbok forward Werner Kok admits he would still like to take part in the Tokyo Olympic Games despite signing for the Sharks.