Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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A team of 25 match officials from 15 nations has been announced for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020.
Blitzboks stalwart Kyle Brown has retired from international sevens rugby after three World Rugby Sevens Series titles and 69 tournaments.
The SA Schools Under-18 Sevens team will look to continue their dominance at the Capricorn Group Sevens tournament in Windhoek next weekend.
USA Sevens star Carlin Isles appears set to lose his title as the fastest player on the planet with news that an Olympic bronze medal sprinter is set to try his hand at the sport.
Captain Philip Snyman and leading try-scorer Seabelo Senatla have been recalled to the Blitzboks squad by Neil Powell for the London Sevens.
Australia's sevens captain James Stannard will miss the Commonwealth Games after being punched in the head in an "alleged unprovoked assault".
Team GB forward James Davies admitted the final had been a "bridge too far" for his side after they lost 43-7 to Fiji at the Olympic Games.
There couldn't have been a better advertisement for rugby's return to the Olympics than Fiji's first gold medal.
Australia have suffered a blow to their Olympic Sevens campaign with Lewis Holland being ruled out after suffering a minor hamstring tear.
Blitzbokke coach Neil Powell is eager for his team to embrace the challenge of competing at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
New Zealand Rugby has revealed that no current All Blacks will represent their country in sevens at next year's Tokyo Olympics.
The Blitzboks have shown their support for the Proteas ahead of next week's Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.
The Springbok Sevens team will face Zimbabwe, Samoa and New Zealand on the opening day of the Cape Town Sevens.
Kenya will be without stand-in captain Oscar Ouma and utility back Billy Odhiambo for next week's Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco.
The Springbok women's Sevens team will break new ground when they will play in the first ever Sevens women's tournament at the Commonwealth Games.
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Blitzboks skipper Kyle Brown was the only player from the team to make the 'Dream Team' following the conclusion of the event in Rio.
Fiji's historic first Olympic gold medal was a bittersweet moment for Paea Wolfgramm who was thrilled for Fiji but sorry it wasn't Tonga.
Australia won the first Olympic gold medal in rugby sevens with a victory against New Zealand in the women's final on Monday night.
If things had gone to plan for Carlin Isles, the Olympic Games might have witnessed a duel between the fastest man in rugby and the fastest man on the planet.
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