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7 days ago
Rio a family affair for Wayde, Cheslin
Rio a family affair for Wayde, Cheslin

Cousins, world 400m champ Wayde van Niekerk and pocket-rocket Sevens player Cheslin Kolbe, will both be chasing silverware at Rio.

Sport
14 days ago
Powell faces Habana quandary
Powell faces Habana quandary

The next few days will be tense for Bok Sevens coach Neil Powell as he looks to cut his squad of 19 down to size for the Rio Games.

Rugby
21 days ago
‘Shakes’ catches the eye in Blitzbok win
‘Shakes’ catches the eye in Blitzbok win

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell announced himself satisfied with the first part of preparations for the Olympics.

Rugby
22 days ago
Habana scores for Blitzboks
Habana scores for Blitzboks

Bryan Habana scored two tries as the Springbok Sevens made a three-match unbeaten start to the international tournament in Stellenbosch.

Sport
24 days ago
Blitzbok coach: No easy games in Rio
Blitzbok coach: No easy games in Rio

The Blitzboks may have arguably the best draw for Rio, but coach Neil Powell has warned that there will be "no easy games" in Brazil.

Rugby
25 days ago
Blitzbokke avoid Olympic ‘pool of death’
Blitzbokke avoid Olympic ‘pool of death’

The Blitzbokke side have avoided the “pool of death” in the Rio Olympics rugby sevens draw.

Rugby
36 days ago
Habana a doubt for Rio?
Habana a doubt for Rio?

As the clock ticks ever closer to the cut-off date, Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has named his preliminary squad for ...

Rugby
37 days ago
Habana in preliminary Olympic squad
Habana in preliminary Olympic squad

Bryan Habana’s Olympic dream is still alive after he was included in a 19-man Springbok Sevens training squad for the Rio Games.

Rugby
41 days ago
SA Sevens sides victorious in Italy
SA Sevens sides victorious in Italy

The SA Rugby Sevens Academy and SA Women’s Sevens Select squad were crowned champions in Italy on Saturday.

Rugby
45 days ago
Kok Olympic bid a ‘whole new start’
Kok Olympic bid a ‘whole new start’

Imagine being the best sevens rugby player in the world the one season, but you are in danger of missing the Rio Olympics the next?.

Rugby
53 days ago
Kok, Gelant make late Olympic bid
Kok, Gelant make late Olympic bid

With just over two months to go before the start of the Rio Olympics, the Blitzboks are set to receive a triple boost in their quest for gold.

Rugby
24 May '16, 3:35pm
‘Learning over now’ for Blitzbokke
‘Learning over now’ for Blitzbokke

Blitzbokke captain Philip Snyman is usually soft-spoken, with a quiet smile across his face whenever he talks about the team.

Rugby
23 May '16, 12:55am
Kwagga, Senatla among Sevens’ best
Kwagga, Senatla among Sevens’ best

He again topped the try-scorers’ list for the season, and now Seabelo Senatla has once more been recognised as one of the ...

Rugby
22 May '16, 7:00pm
Blitzboks lose final at the death
Blitzboks lose final at the death

Scotland’s Dougie Fife scored two tries in the final two minutes as they snatched a thrilling 27-26 victory over South Africa ...

Rugby
21 May '16, 8:15pm
Champions Fiji deny Blitzboks
Champions Fiji deny Blitzboks

The Blitzboks did what they could, but Fiji clinched their second successive World Sevens Series title when they beat Australia ...