October 13 - New Zealand have won their fourth successive Commonwealth Games rugby sevens gold medal after a stunning comeback from 10 points down to beat a valiant Australia 24-17 in the final.
September 10 - Almost a year after rugby sevens was voted into the sporting programme of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced record viewing figures.
July 1 - England will face Australia in the pool stages of the rugby sevens at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in what coach Ben Ryan describes as "the tastiest match in the qualifying round".
By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year
May 19 - Russia will host the next Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2013, three years before the sport returns to the Olympics.
April 4 - Rugby sevens will be promoted around the world during the build-up to the sport's debut at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, International Rugby Board (IRB) chairman Bernard Lapasset (pictured) has promised.
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).