The Sevens World Cup is played every four years with New Zealand taking out both the men's and women's tournaments in 2018 in San Francisco. A full list of contents for Rugby World's November 2020 issue, This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google, Try 3 issues of Rugby World magazine for just £5, Japan sevens can inspire again at Olympic Games, LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS. SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said they were looking forward to the chance to show their credentials for hosting international events. The allotted parking area next to the Olympic Stadium had room for a maximum of 2,000 vehicles, nowhere near enough to meet the demand during Games time. “We saw how the sport engaged the audience in San Francisco last year and we are certain that it will be just as big a success in Cape Town. The Cape Town Stadium in Green Point will be the venue for three days of Rugby World Cup Sevens action in 2022, after South Africa won the right to host the men’s and women’s event in September of that year. He also has experience working for the World Curling Federation and British Athletics. SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said of the World Rugby council’s choice in Tokyo: “We’re delighted that South Africa and Cape Town has been confirmed as hosts for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022. As the newest addition to the University World Cup circuit, the rugby sevens competition is scheduled to take place in Kazan from August 12 to 14 in 2022. We have been eager to host global rugby tournaments for a number of years and to have the flagship event in the growing sport of sevens come to South Africa is exciting. Receive breaking rugby news, team and player announcements, exclusive content and ticket presale information. “About to make its second appearance on the Olympic Games programme at Tokyo 2020, rugby sevens is an innovative and thriving format of the game that has enormous appeal, and we are excited about the positive impact that another successful Rugby World Cup Sevens will have on our sport. The sixth edition of the FISU University World Cup 3x3 Basketball is scheduled to take place from October 14 to 17 next year in Xiamen in China – the host city since the inaugural edition in 2015. agree to allow cookies to be placed. The HSBC Cape Town Sevens has established itself as a rugby bucket-list tournament in the past few years and we’re sure that international visitors to the event will experience a great tournament at an ideal rugby venue in a fantastic city.”. In a decision made by the World Rugby council in Tokyo on Tuesday, it was announced that the eighth installment of the … So it was that the international traffic sign for parking was born. Enjoy the luxury of home delivery and never miss an issue <<, Winners: New Zealand women in San Francisco in 2018 (Getty Images). These qualifying tournaments are now scheduled to be held between May and October 2021, with the World Cup itself set to be hosted in Jinjiang in China from May 18 to 29, 2022. A chaotic week for the International Weightlifting Federation has seen the governing body have three Interim Presidents in as many days. However, no sooner had one problem been solved than another was created: how were drivers and cyclists supposed to find their way to the new car parks? 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In 2018, New Zealand men and women took both world titles in San Francisco’s AT&T Park – the men’s third title and the women’s second. “We have been eager to host global rugby tournaments for a number of years and to have the flagship event in the growing sport of sevens come to South Africa is exciting. “Congratulations to South Africa on being elected Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 hosts," he said. Here's Sevens Series schedule for next season – oh look, there's the LA Sevens on 29 Feb 2020! “We’re delighted that South Africa and Cape Town has been confirmed as hosts for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022," he said in a statement. Football will keep the same format as before with 16 men's and eight women's teams, while 3x3 basketball will have 16 teams in the men's and women's competitions. Nadal draws level with Federer on 20 Grand Slam singles titles after more joy at Roland Garros. Follow our Rugby World Cup homepage which we update regularly with news and features. South Africa has not hosted any World Cup since being the venue for the 2010 Football World Cup, having missed out on winning the hosting rights for the 2023 Rugby World Cup when they were awarded in 2017. All men’s and women’s fixtures will take place over a three day period at the 55,000-seater Cape Town Stadium in Green Point. The International University Sports Federation (FISU) has confirmed the dates for the FISU University World Cup events in 2021 and 2022, which will include the debut of rugby sevens. In the end it was decided that the 55,000-capacity Cape Town Stadium would be the chosen home. In a decision made by the World Rugby council in Tokyo on Tuesday, it was announced that the eighth installment of the competition would also be the first ever sevens World Cup to be held on the African continent. All rights reserved. Fast Facts (Men’s Tournament) The first Rugby World Cup Sevens was held in Scotland in 1993, the birthplace of rugby sevens New Zealand is the most successful nation having won three World Cups, followed by Fiji with two The reigning Rugby Sevens World Champions are New Zealand… It is not the first time that the sport has been part of the university set-up, however, having previously been part of the World University Championship programme at events in Namibia, Britain and Brazil. It was also on the programme for the World University Games in Kazan and Naples in 2013 and 2019 respectively, and will now return to the Russian city in 2022. "We were impressed with South Africa’s detailed and comprehensive bid and we look forward to working in partnership with them on another inspiring and record-breaking tournament. Should there be restrictions on the numbers of spectators allowed at events during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics? Like other cities around Europe in the late 1920s, the streets of Amsterdam were filling up fast with cars, and during the Games this issue was more pressing than ever, so organisers were forced to rack their brains in search of a solution.
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