Rio 7s

Francois Hougaard's act of generosity gets rewarded with Olympic medal

South Africa international Francois Hougaard has been rewarded with an Olympic bronze medal for his act of generosity in the recently concluded sevens rugby tournament in Rio.
2 September 2016

Fiji gears up to welcome Olympic winners

Fiji are upbeat on welcoming their sevens national team after they claimed the first ever Olympic medal in Rio following the victory over Great Britain in the final.
20 August 2016

Mark Bennett delighted to be part of silver medal winning Great Britain team

Scotland centre Mark Benett expressed satisfaction over his Olympics journey to Rio where he was part of the silver medal winning Great Britain sevens team.
16 August 2016

Say it in 7 - Essence of our message

Morale in any sport is key to success. With good chemistry in a team, it makes achieving your main goal a lot easier.
15 August 2016

Fiji are deserving winners - James Davies

Wales sevens flanker James Davies admitted that his team Great Britain were completely outplayed by Fiji in the final of the Olympic rugby sevens at Deodoro Stadium on Friday.
13 August 2016

Qualification for 2020 Olympics sevens rugby will be challenging - Simon Armor

Great Britain head coach Simon Amor believes that the sevens format has become so competitive that teams might find it tough to clear the qualification round for the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo.
13 August 2016

Ben Ryan yet to decide on future after Fiji success

Fiji sevens head coach Ben Ryan revealed that he is yet to take a call on his future after being part of his team's historic Olympic triumph.
12 August 2016

Rio Rugby 7s: Men’s finals day

The 2016 Rugby Sevens Olympic Tournament reached its conclusion on Thursday with the twelve nations in attendance treating a near-sellout crowd to another day of spectacular rugby in its maiden Olympic outing.
12 August 2016

Tom Mitchell revels in Great Britain's silver finish at Olympics sevens

Great Britain captain Tom Mitchell was pleased with his team's efforts at the Olympics rugby sevens at Deodoro Stadium where they finished with a silver medal.
12 August 2016

Great Britain progresses to semi-finals with thrilling win over Argentina

Great Britain men's team booked a semi-final spot in the Olympics Rugby sevens after claiming a thrilling victory over Argentina in the quarter-final at Deodoro Stadium on Wednesday.
11 August 2016

Rio Rugby 7s: Men’s tournament

Tuesday produced a scintillating day of rugby as the Olympic Men’s Rugby Sevens tournament began with a bang
10 August 2016

Great Britain claim top spot in Pool C on day one of Olympics rugby sevens

Great Britain stayed unbeaten on day one of the Olympics rugby sevens after their victories over Kenya and Japan at Deodoro Stadium on Tuesday.
10 August 2016

Lomano Lemeki lauds Japan's "unbelievable" victory over New Zealand

Japan fullback Lomano Lemeki could not hide his excitement after his team claimed a historic victory over New Zealand in the opening game of the Olympics rugby sevens at Deodoro Stadium on Tuesday.
10 August 2016

Sonny Bill Williams out of the Olympics

As a big blow to New Zealand's campaign in the Olympics rugby sevens, their star player Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of the tournament with an injury.
9 August 2016

Emily Scarratt disappointed after Great Britain women's rugby sevens medal hopes dashed

Great Britain captain Emily Scarratt could not hide her disappointment after her team lost the two important games on the final day of the women's sevens tournament at Deodoro Stadium.
9 August 2016

Tom Mitchell upbeat about Great Britain's chances at Olympics sevens

Great Britain men's team captain Tom Mitchell has backed his team to achieve success in the upcoming Olympics.
8 August 2016

Women's Rugby Sevens impresses at Rio Olympics

After an 82-year absence, rugby – returned with aplomb to the Olympic Games as the pool stages of the Women’s Sevens tournament began at the Deodoro Stadium.
8 August 2016

Great Britain womens secure quarterfinal spot with easy win over Canada

Great Britain womens skipper Emily Scarratt led from the front as she scored two tries in the second half to help her team progress to the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics rugby sevens.
7 August 2016

Great Britain women begin Olympic campaign with victory

A spirited second half performance from Great Britain women's team helped them overcome Brazil by a margin of 29-3 in their opening game of the Rio Olympics 2016 on Saturday.
6 August 2016