Rugby Sevens

Samoa win Hong Kong Sevens in front of Rogge

March 28 - Samoa came from behind to beat New Zealand 24-21 and win the Hong Kong Sevens, taking the lead in the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series with two tournaments left in the season, in a thrilling tournament watched by Jacques Rogge, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Planning for rugby sevens Olympic debut officially underway

January 28 - Planning for rugby sevens' debut at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has started in earnest as the International Rugby Board (IRB) President Bernard Lapasset (pictured here with Jacques Rogge) and his team travelled to Lausanne for meetings with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF).