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31 days ago
Power-packed BlitzBoks Kok-a-hoop ahead of Games
Power-packed BlitzBoks Kok-a-hoop ahead of Games
Rugby

The reintroduction of rugby to the Olympic Games has provided South Africa with a genuine chance of collecting another medal.

31 days ago
Brown eyes Olympic gold
Brown eyes Olympic gold
Rugby

They say leaders are born, not made, but the Springbok Sevens have a leader who didn’t hesitate when the call came for him to lead from the front.

38 days ago
Rio a family affair for Wayde, Cheslin
Rio a family affair for Wayde, Cheslin
Sport

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

45 days ago
Powell faces Habana quandary
Powell faces Habana quandary
Sport

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.

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

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

54 days ago
Habana scores for Blitzboks
Habana scores for Blitzboks
Rugby

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

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

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.

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

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

18 June 2016, 11:30am
Habana a doubt for Rio?
Habana a doubt for Rio?
Rugby

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

17 June 2016, 11:15am
Habana in preliminary Olympic squad
Habana in preliminary Olympic squad
Rugby

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

13 June 2016, 05:50am
SA Sevens sides victorious in Italy
SA Sevens sides victorious in Italy
Rugby

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

9 June 2016, 10:19am
Kok Olympic bid a ‘whole new start’
Kok Olympic bid a ‘whole new start’
Rugby

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?

31 May 2016, 5:21pm
Kok, Gelant make late Olympic bid
Kok, Gelant make late Olympic bid
Rugby

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.

24 May 2016, 3:35pm
‘Learning over now’ for Blitzbokke
‘Learning over now’ for Blitzbokke
Rugby

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

23 May 2016, 12:55pm
Kwagga, Senatla among Sevens’ best
Kwagga, Senatla among Sevens’ best
Rugby

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

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