Latest Women's rugby union News

Olympic Latest: Bencic wins tennis gold for Switzerland

Jul. 31, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Belinda Bencic of Switzerland won the women’s tennis...

New Zealand beats France to clinch gold in women's rugby 7s

Jul. 31, 2021 06:12 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — New Zealand won a gold medal that was five years in the making, beating France 26-12 on Saturday for the women’s rugby sevens title at the Tokyo Olympics. New Zealand lost to Australia in the 2016 final when rugby sevens made its Olympic debut in Rio de...

US beats Australia, China reaches quarterfinals in rugby 7s

Jul. 30, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Cheta Emba finished off an attacking move with a powerful burst, Abby Gustaitis scored the clincher and the United States became the first team to beat defending champion Australia in Olympic women's rugby sevens competition on Friday. The American players...