The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic struck, Blitzboks star Werner Kok had to change his ways quite a bit.
World Rugby has announced further action in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Muller du Plessis is the only Blitzbok named in the Dream Team following the Vancouver Sevens.
New Zealand beat Australia to win the Vancouver Sevens and solidify their lead in the World Rugby Sevens Series.
The Blitzboks will face the USA in the quarter-finals at the Vancouver leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series.
Chris Dry had his phone handy when the call came last week to join the Blitzboks in the USA as soon as possible to play at the LA Sevens.
Blitzbok Branco du Preez has reflected on South Africa's spectacular come-from-behind victory at the LA Sevens.
Two Blitzboks - Stedman Gans and JC Pretorius - have cracked the nod for the Dream Team named after the Los Angeles Sevens.
The Blitzboks have booked their spot in the Cup semi-finals of the Los Angeles Sevens after a come-from-behind win over hosts USA.
The Blitzboks opened their LA Sevens campaign with a victory against Kenya at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said the postponement of the 2020 Olympics was disappointing, but the steps taken were necessary.
Members of the Blitzboks will be tested for the coronavirus after it was feared that they might have been exposed while at the Los Angeles and Vancouver Sevens.
The Blitzboks will return to South Africa with 37 out of a possible 44 log points gained on the North American sevens leg.
The Blitzboks have progressed to the Vancouver Sevens semi-finals after defeating the USA in their quarter-final.
Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell swopped the roles of Mfundo Ndhlovu and JC Pretorius for the Canada Sevens.
Werner Kok believes their stunning win at the Los Angeles Sevens was due to the great depth in the squad.
The Blitzboks will contest a tough Pool A alongside England, Argentina and Japan at the Canada Sevens in Vancouver.
The Blitzboks have won the Los Angeles Sevens after beating Fiji in a dramatic final.
The Blitzboks will play hosts the USA in the quarter-finals of the Los Angeles Sevens.
An ankle injury to Springbok Sevens forward Impi Visser has ruled him out of the Los Angeles Sevens, with Chris Dry coming in.
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