Sevens

Tew refuses to rule out late Olympic additions

Ardie Savea's backflip on the NZ sevens team could open the door for late additions to the squad.

Forced on the defensive once again, NZR boss Steve Tew says door still open for players to join Olympic quest.

Forbes shocked by Savea U-turn

DJ Forbes is looking to cap a decade of service with the New Zealand sevens team by gaining Olympics seleciton.

Sevens veteran says timing isn't great and leaves "a tough spot to fill" for Rio Olympics.

Rush: All Blacks take priority

Eric Rush, right, says Gordon Tietjens is doing it tough in the quest for New Zealand's leading rugby talent to go to Rio.

Legend says absence of so many top players from Rio contention can be put down to one major factor.

SBW hooks up The Rock

Sonny Bill Williams spoke and Dwyane Johnson listened as they traded cheeky tweets over rugby.

Wrestling and acting star ready to answer Sonny Bill Williams' SOS for the NZ sevens team's injury crisis.

Reason: Good on you Ardie

Former New Zealand Sevens player Ardie Savea.

OPINION: The Olympics is a pool of golden sewage, ditching it for Super Rugby is the right call.

Why should Savea be blamed?

Ardie Savea has now set his sights on a Super Rugby title.

OPINION: NZ Rugby created the environment for Ardie Savea's decision to withdraw from sevens.

Savea's sevens withdrawal surprises

Ardie Savea was set to be one of New Zealand's most dangerous sevens players at the Rio Olympics.

Ardie Savea sets sights on Super Rugby title.

Savea pulls out of sevens

Ardie Savea made a decision, which he was entitled to.

The Hurricanes star won't be going to the Rio Olympics, disappointing coach Gordon Tietjens.

Kenya savours sevens success

The Kenyan sevens team is greeted by fans at the Jomo Kenyatta international airport in Nairobi as they arrive home ...

Traditional dancers and political fanfare greet Singapore Sevens victors on arrival in Kenya.

NZ crushed in 7s final video

Katarina Whata was in fine form for New Zealand at the Canada leg of the women's world series sevens circuit.

NZ women well beaten by England in Canada final as worries continue ahead of Olympics.

Messam 'hero to villain' video

NZ sevens captain Liam Messam is shown a yellow card for a petulant play on fulltime against South Africa in Singapore.

NZ captain apologises for act of petulance in sloppy Singapore Sevens campaign.

SBW 'starting to excel' in 7s video

Singapore showed again that Sonny Bill Williams is a hit with sevens crowds and he looks to have a game that will take ...

Sir Gordon Tietjens highlights star rookie's development as bright spot in Singapore shocker.

Kenya shock in Sevens victory

Kenya's Nelson Oyoo runs with the ball while being chased by Fiji's Kitione Taliga.

Major upset of Fiji at the Singapore Sevens puts Kenya in good stead for a medal at the Olympics.

NZ Sevens side stunned by Samoa video

Kwagga Smith (C) of South Africa is tackled by Liam Messam during their quarterfinal match in Singapore.

NZ end disappointing Singapore Sevens with last-gasp defeat, while Kenya surprise in Cup final win.

NZ top pool with ease

Portia Woodman scored four tries as New Zealand advanced to the quarterfinals of the Canada leg of the women's World ...

New Zealand are through to the quarterfinals of the Canada leg of the women's World Sevens Series.

NZ survive Singapore scare video

New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams on the offload at the Singapore Sevens.

Gordon Tietjens' men sneak into quarterfinals the hard way at the Singapore Sevens.

SBW set to step up video

Sonny Bill Williams' road to the Rio Olympics continues in Singapore this weekend.

Injury-hit NZ side will need all of Sonny Bill's big-game experience in Singapore this weekend.

Janna's shot at Rio

Kickboxing, rugby league, rugby and now a shot at international sevens for the multi-talented Janna Vaughan.

Kickboxer and code-crossing footballer now gets a sevens chance with New Zealand as Olympics loom.

Messam to captain NZ sevens

Liam Messam is standing in for injured skipper Tim Mikkelson in Singapore.

ABs star steps in for the injured Tim Mikkelson in Singapore.

Injuries hit NZ sevens video

Tim Mikkelson has been ruled out of the Singapore Sevens with an ankle injury.

Four players ruled out of Singapore Sevens while DJ Forbes also returns home.

SBW set to 'excel in Rio' video

Sonny Bill Williams appears to be doing more than enough to satisfy those who mater as he works his way into the sevens ...

Gordon Tietjens brushes off criticism of his star recruit, saying he is on track to peak at the Olympics.

NZ refs confirmed for Rio

Versatile New Zealand referee Nick Briant in action during Super Rugby. Now he's off to the Olympics to handle sevens ...

Three Kiwis make Olympics sevens panel which is headed by controversial South African Craig Joubert.

Cummins suffers sevens setback

Nick Cummins is tackled during Australia's clash with Argentina at the Hong Kong Sevens on Saturday.

The 'Honey Badger' will miss up to a month of action after an injury in his first sevens appearance for six years.

SBW gives prize away again video

Sonny Bill Williams takes a selfie with fans at the Hong Kong sevens, including the youngster he gave away his silver ...

Young fan gets unexpected bonus when asking Sonny Bill Williams for a "selfie" after the Hong Kong 7s final.

Rio lessons in Hong Kong loss video

Sonny Bill Williams received plenty of attention from the Fijian defence but still managed to get his offloading game ...

Brutal final day scheduling rams home Olympics reality for NZ's young sevens stars.

Fiji topple NZ in sevens final video

Kurt Baker runs the ball.

Two men down on a gruelling final day, New Zealand were no match for Fiji in Hong Kong.

NZ 7s women drop another one

Niall Williams and the New Zealand women’s sevens team are through to the final in Atlanta after beating England in the ...

NZ women are 0-3 in pursuit of a world series title this year after losing to Australia in the Atlanta 7s final.

NZ sevens unbeaten in pool video

New Zealand's Lewis Ormond in action against Kenya.

New Zealand progress to quarter finals with three contrasting wins.

NZ shocked by USA video

Skipper Sarah Goss and her New Zealand women's sevens side have not made the best start in Atlanta.

Kiwi women's sevens side crash to shock defeat at the end of the first day in Atlanta.

Britain opens Rio sevens door

Stars of the 15-man game in England could play rugby sevens in Rio.

Players from the 15-man game may play rugby sevens for Britain at the Rio Olympics.

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