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8 August 2016, 5:07pm
#IOLYMPICS - Blitzbok coach in confident mood
#IOLYMPICS - Blitzbok coach in confident mood
Olympics

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell was in a positive frame of mind a day before the start of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the 2016 Olympic Games.

8 August 2016, 4:09pm
# IOLYMPICS - Senatla: Special moments can clinch gold for Blitzboks
# IOLYMPICS - Senatla: Special moments can clinch gold for Blitzboks
Olympics

At the heart of the Blitzboks' bid for Olympic gold will be Seabelo Senatla, who scored 66 tries in last season's World Series.

7 August 2016, 1:22pm
French win sparks memories of 1924
French win sparks memories of 1924
Rugby

The sun shone on the French on Saturday in Rio as they beat Spain in the first rugby match played at the Olympics in 92 years.

7 August 2016, 01:11am
Kiwi’s, Aussies dominate women’s sevens
Kiwi’s, Aussies dominate women’s sevens
Olympics

Rugby returned to the Olympics after a gap of 92 years in brilliant Rio sunshine with New Zealand and Australia dominating ...

6 August 2016, 10:42am
Sevens can be rugby’s version of T20
Sevens can be rugby’s version of T20
Olympics

Rugby Union's governing body said that the meteoric growth of the sevens form of the game could see it have the same contribution ...

27 July 2016, 5:42pm
‘Nerves kick in’ as Blitzbokke fly to Rio
‘Nerves kick in’ as Blitzbokke fly to Rio
Rugby

When the Springbok Sevens began their journey to the Olympics, the feeling of excitement and anxiety in equal measure hit home.

27 July 2016, 3:25pm
'Fastest man in rugby' in action at Rio Seven
'Fastest man in rugby' in action at Rio Seven
Rugby

American Carlin Isles has been touted as the fastest man in rugby, but his journey to the lofty heights of international ...

26 July 2016, 4:54pm
De Jongh: The time is now for Blitzboks
De Jongh: The time is now for Blitzboks
Sport

Juan de Jongh was possibly going to start in midfield for the Springboks in June, and lead the Stormers in the Super Rugby playoffs last weekend.

24 July 2016, 12:32pm
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.

24 July 2016, 11:07am
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.

17 July 2016, 12:08pm
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.

10 July 2016, 1:44pm
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.

2 July 2016, 9:54pm
‘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.

1 July 2016, 6:29pm
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.

29 June 2016, 7:45pm
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.

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