Fiji gave rugby sevens its perfect Olympic bow today by producing a scintillating final performance to sweep aside Britain 43-7 and claim their first gold medal in any sport.
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Australia’s women were deservedly crowned the first Olympic rugby champions for 92 years at Deodoro Stadium here tonight.
Rugby has made a successful, but fairly low-key, return to the Olympic stage after more than nine decades.
Every rugby sevens player selected to compete at Rio 2016 has been tested for doping at least once, World Rugby has claimed after revealing details of its targeted pre-Olympic Games anti-doping testing and education programme.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont hailed "another significant milestone" after Olympic sevens squads were all confirmed for the Rio 2016 Games.
The names of the 24 men and women who will compete for Great Britain in rugby sevens at Rio 2016 have today been announced by the British Olympic Association.
World Rugby have unveiled the official ball which will be used during the men’s and women’s sevens tournaments at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
USA Rugby have asked the American public to donate a total of $50,000 (£39,000/€45,000) to cover various costs for their men’s and women’s sevens sides which are due to compete at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
African qualification for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan will begin tomorrow with the start of a three-team round robin tournament.
Canada produced a superb performance to sweep aside France and claim the Women’s Rugby Super Series title in Salt Lake City.
Dan Payne has been appointed as the new chief executive of USA Rugby ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it has been announced.
Female players from France and Spain will become the first rugby Olympians since 1924 at Rio 2016, it has been confirmed.
Canada made an impressive start to their 2016 Women’s Rugby Super Series campaign by thrashing world champions England 52-17 on the opening day of action in Salt Lake City.
Bill Beaumont has called for World Rugby to guard against complacency having officially begun his mandate as the international governing body's chairman today.
Hosts United States are among the four nations set to compete in the 2016 Women’s Rugby Super Series, scheduled to get underway tomorrow in Salt Lake City.