United States won the opening leg of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series on home soil after beating Australia 26-7 in the final in Glendale.
Defending overall champions New Zealand began the 2019-2020 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series season with three victories on day one in Glendale.
New Zealand will begin the defence of their HSBC Women's World Rugby Sevens Series title, as the Olympic season for the sport gets underway in Colorado tomorrow.
The United States have thrown their hat into the ring to host a future Rugby World Cup.
A host of Olympians are set to take the field at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, helping to enhance the reputation of the contracted form of the game.
New Zealand Rugby's head of high performance Mike Anthony has revealed that star players from the country's All Blacks squad turned down the chance to be part of the Tokyo 2020 sevens team.
The Canadian women's rugby sevens team successfully retained their Pan American Games title here while their male counterparts had to settle for silver.
Great Britain will play in the men's and women's rugby sevens tournaments at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after England triumphed in both European qualification events.