New Zealand extended their World Rugby Sevens Series lead with victory in the Canadian city of Vancouver.
Canada recorded victories in all three of their matches on the opening day of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Vancouver.
South Africa, winners of the last World Rugby Sevens Series event, will seek to close the gap even further on overall leaders New Zealand in Vancouver this weekend as the sixth of the 10 scheduled Sevens Series events takes place.
South Africa won the Los Angeles Sevens after staging a superb comeback to beat Fiji in the final.
The United States, aiming for a hat-trick of victories in their home leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series, made a strong start to reach the quarter-finals in Los Angeles.
Hosts the United States will aim for a third straight title on home soil when the World Rugby Sevens Series resumes in Los Angeles this weekend.
New Zealand won their fourth World Rugby Women's Sevens Series event in a row and extended their winning streak to 19 matches on a weather-interrupted day in Sydney.
Olympic champions Fiji overcame South Africa to win the Sydney leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series and record their first victory on this season's circuit.
South Africa became the first team to secure a place in the semi-finals of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Sydney.
Hosts New Zealand have won their home leg of the men's World Rugby Sevens Series at FMG Stadium in Hamilton after a 27-5 win over France.
New Zealand, hosts of this weekend's third stage of the World Rugby Sevens Series, have made three changes to the squad that came from behind to defeat South Africa 7-5 in the Cape Town Sevens final last month.
World Rugby is to launch a second-tier Challenger Series in sevens, as they bid to promote the Olympic discipline in emerging countries.
New Zealand edged out hosts South Africa in a low-scoring final to win the World Rugby Sevens Series event in Cape Town.
England and Australia both failed to make the quarter-finals of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Cape Town.
Ireland and Scotland snatched last-gasp upset wins over Australia and England, respectively, on the opening day of pool matches at the World Rugby Sevens Series event in Cape Town, while Kenya were also surprise victors over Samoa.