IRB_Sevens

Sevens' Olympic moment - Raconteur

1 day ago by Raconteur

'Boy', as the 28 year old is known on the sevens circuit, grew up in “humble” conditions in São Paulo, and used to blag free bus rides to football trials, ducking the barrier and winking...

Olympic rugby sevens: 'A phenomenal game that the world is going to see' - The Guardian

1 week ago by The Guardian

And with the non-selection of stars Jarryd Hayne (for Fiji) and Quade Cooper (Australia), it seems that purists, pundits and punters are coming around to the fact that sevens is a singular, specialised...

Samoa crush Hong Kong's Olympic dream at the repĂȘchage quarter-final stage - South China Morning Post

1 month ago by South China Morning Post

Hong Kong got the big-game experience they so desired on day two of the Olympic repêchage sevens tournament in Monaco, but most certainly not the result in a 31-12 loss to Samoa. It was a disappointing...

Video highlights: All Blacks Sevens defeat Samoa 28-10 - Hong Kong Sevens - Newshub

3 months ago by Newshub

New Zealand have saved their best for last in pool play at the Hong Kong Sevens, outclassing Samoa 28-10. Speedy winger Regan Ware bagged a first-half double for the All Blacks Sevens, who are unbeaten...

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2015-16: Hong Kong continues to break ground in sport ahead of Rio Olympics - Telegraph.co.uk

4 months ago by Telegraph.co.uk

In the most exciting year in sevens history, with Olympic medals on offer for the first time and five new host cities added to the increasingly popular HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, it would be churlish...

Samoa win Paris Sevens after stunning comeback against Fiji - Telegraph.co.uk

2 months ago by Telegraph.co.uk

Samoa completed a stunning second-half comeback to beat HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2015-16 leaders Fiji 29-26 in the final of the Paris Sevens on Sunday. Samoa fought back from 26-7 down to secure...

How tulips led to Matt Grevers' American Olympic story - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

1 month ago by Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Swimmer Matt Grevers poses for a portrait at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit on March. “I put Matt's bassinet next to the pool during lessons,” Anja said. When Matt was 2, he set a lifetime...

Sevens to break new ground after Olympic Games debut in Rio de Janeiro according to rugby legends - Telegraph.co.uk

1 month ago by Telegraph.co.uk

In turn, that ability to be translated means that countries in emerging markets can embrace sevens, and rugby's supposed top-tier rugby countries can be usurped – as evidenced by Sevens Series silverware...

Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster - nwitimes.com

1 month ago by nwitimes.com

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said having a national team pool, which he began in 2005, always has the Americans ready for player losses. There were 31 players in this year's and he had to go...

U.S. swimmers 'not' confident Rio will be clean of doping - The Southern

1 month ago by The Southern

"We have an obligation, I believe, to fight for clean sport," said Chuck Wielgus, executive director of USA Swimming. "I think we do what we can. It's a monumental effort. We'll never win it, because the...

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