Welshman Adam Scanlon has become the 14th rugby union player from his country to be added to UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD) list of banned sportspeople after testing positive for clomiphene.
Levels of preparation at the Rio 2016 venue are “not exactly where we want to be” ahead of rugby sevens’ Olympic debut, World Rugby head of competitions and performance Mark Egan warned here while insisting the governing body remain confident it will be delivered on time.
England claimed their first tournament victory this season as they thrashed New Zealand 31-14 in the final of the Canadian leg of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Langford.
Kenya stunned defending champions Fiji with a superb performance to clinch their first-ever World Rugby Sevens Series crown as the event in Singapore drew to a dramatic close.
The host nation began the World Rugby Women's Canada Sevens with three victories in Langford today - and they didn't concede a point.
France were in fine form on day one of the Singapore Sevens as they cruised into the quarter-finals with three victories from three.
World Rugby have agreed a package of reforms designed to address the crisis in the sport in Tonga.
Former World Cup final referee Craig Joubert will lead a pool of 12 male and 12 female officials serving during the Olympic debut of rugby sevens at Rio 2016, it has been announced.
World Rugby have announced a 10-year strategic partnership with Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba, which is claimed will see the company make a long-term investment in growing the sport in the nation.
Fiji extended their lead at the summit of the overall leaderboard to five points with a thrilling 21-7 victory over New Zealand in the final of the Hong Kong Sevens tournament.
New Zealand reached the quarter finals of the Hong Kong Sevens after recording three wins out of three in Group A.
Australia claimed their third consecutive World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series victory after overcoming New Zealand in the Atlanta final at the Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
A last-minute try by Jessica Javelet saw hosts the United States shock reigning champions New Zealand at the third round of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Atlanta.
England marked a return to form by claiming a morale boosting victory over South Africa on the opening day of pool competition at the Hong Kong Sevens.
American football player Nate Ebner’s chances of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been given a boost as he has been named in the United States’ squad for this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens event.