The Blitzboks are ready to take on all comers in the Tokyo Stadium in the next three days, as the South Africans face Ireland, Kenya and USA in Pool C of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the Olympic Games.
With less than a week to go until the Springbok Sevens team takes the field at the Tokyo Olympics, check out this powerful clip in which star forward JC Pretorius explains why the team value of sacrifice comes easy.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell has produced a positive Covid-19 result and has been admitted to an isolation facility in Kagashimo where the sevens squad are currently in a pre-Olympics training camp.
The Springbok Sevens team is free to resume their preparations for the Olympics after they were released from isolation in Tokyo on Thursday.
The Blitzboks – Team SA’s men’s rugby sevens squad – have gone into quarantine after landing in Tokyo ahead of the Olympic Games following a Covid-19 positive case on board their flight.
The Blitzboks departed for the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday and will be entering the Olympic Village following a pre-tournament camp in Kagoshima from 14 to 23 July.
The match schedule for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rugby sevens competition has been confirmed by Tokyo 2020 and World Rugby with 19 days to go until the tournament begins.
Olympic bronze medallist Justin Geduld has been included in Team South Africa’s Rugby Sevens squad for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which was officially confirmed on Tuesday.
The Blitzboks will renew their rivalry with the USA after being handed an intriguing draw in Pool C for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Neil Powell has named a preliminary 17-man squad that will represent the Blitzboks at the Tokyo Olympic Games where they will vie for gold in the sevens competition.