Britain’s rugby sevens star Tom Mitchell admits Tokyo 2020 feels "a long way off" as his team battles to secure approximately £2 million ($2.6 million/€2.2 million) to keep their Olympic dreams alive.
Charlotte Caslick has become the latest member of the Australian side which won Olympic rugby sevens gold at Rio 2016 to sign for a National Rugby League Women's (NRLW) team.
Rugby sevens gold medallist Chloe Dalton has revealed that the victorious Australian team gathered for a special meal on the day they were to have competed in Tokyo this summer.
The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) has reappointed its former head coach Innocent Simiyu, who will now be in charge of the men's rugby sevens squad with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics less than a year away.
Britain's rugby sevens star Dan Norton says the team may self-fund their Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign due to cuts made to sevens programmes in the country.
World Rugby has used an advance payment of its Tokyo 2020 revenue share from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to create a fund to help countries which have qualified for the rugby sevens tournament prepare for the Games.
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has cut its men's rugby sevens programme less than a year before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Africa rugby sevens head coach Neil Powell has said that next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo is the ultimate goal for the men’s team after returning to training.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has scrapped its men's and women's sevens programme after telling players their contracts will not be renewed.
The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) has stated that there has been a heavy financial setback due to the COVID-19 pandemic after it was forced to cancel the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, but has said it still has reserves.
Fiji's rugby sevens head coach Gareth Baber has decided to extend his deal to ensure he leads the national team into Tokyo 2020, where they will aim to defend the country's Olympic title from 2016.
New Zealand have been crowned men's and women's champions for the 2020 edition of the World Rugby Sevens Series after the competition was concluded early due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rugby Belize founder Tony Gillings has set an ambitious target of the country qualifying for the rugby sevens tournament at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Australian rugby sevens player Lewis Holland has made a temporary return to the 15s game after the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo left himself and his team-mates' future financially uncertain.
Kenki Fukuoka, one of the stars of Japan's run to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, has abandoned his plans to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.