MARCH 5 - RUGBY SEVENS campaign to get into the 2016 Olympics received another boost today when the International Rugby Players' Association (IRPA) and England's Rugby Football Union both threw their support behind the bid.
MARCH 6 - FORMER England captain Lawrence Dallaglio (pictured) has become he latest high-profile figure to back rugby sevens bid to get voted onto the Olympic programme for the 2016 Games.
MARCH 7 - AUSTRALIA created history today in Dubai when they won the inaugural women's tournament at the World Cup Rugby Sevens as Wales upset the odds to win the men's event.
March 17 - Jonah Lomu today became the latest international star to throw his weight behind rugby’s campaign for Olympic re-inclusion at the 2016 Games.
JUNE 25 - RUGBY is hoping that the publication of a new brochure celebrating the links between it and the Olympics will help get it put back on the programme for the 2016 Games.
FEBRUARY 11 - RUGBY SEVENS efforts to get into Olympic programme for the 2016 has received a boost with getting provisional approval for inclusion on the programme of the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC).
FEBRUARY 13- RUSSIA today became the first country to express its interest in hosting the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens.
August 13 - Golf and rugby sevens are set to be added at the 2016 Olympics and women's boxing will be included at London 2012 it was decided by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ruling Executive Board here today.
August 10 - Australian legends, including Mark Ella (pictured), have urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to readmit rugby to the Games when they make a decision later this week.
July 24 - A record 139 countries broadcast the International Rugby Board's (IRB) Seven World Series, giving the sport a massive boost as it begins its final push to be re-admitted to the Olympic Games.
May 19 - Singapore and Hong Kong will host matches if Japan's bid to host the 2015 or 2019 Rugby World Cup is successful, they revealed today.