8 08, 2016

[King 5] Rugby player Ryan Carlyle credits Seattle for Olympic boost

One of the athletes who will be first to compete took a detour to Seattle on her Road to Rio. Ryan Carlyle will be one to watch starting Saturday in Womens' Rugby Sevens. Carlyle didn’t follow the normal path. She didn’t start playing rugby until college, and then worked as a marketing director for rugby [...]

25 07, 2016

[The Rugby Breakdown] Atavus Hosts Olympic Viewing Parties

SEATTLE - As rugby is thrust into the Olympic spotlight this summer in Rio when it returns to the games for the first time since 1924, Atavus, a Seattle-based sports education and technology company, is throwing its full support behind the U.S. Women's and Men's Olympic Rugby teams. Two Atavus high performance coaches are leading [...]

19 07, 2016

[King 5] Seattle women’s rugby coach headed to Olympics

SEATTLE -- A northwest women's Rugby coach is packing her bags for Rio to represent Team USA. Emilie Bydwell, coach for the Seattle Saracens, will be a team leader as the USA launches their quest for gold on August 6. Rio will be the first ever Olympic games that include women's rugby. "This is just [...]

23 04, 2015

[THE TELEGRAPH] HSBC Sevens Rugby Festival Series: Waisale Serevi and Ben Gollings back in Brazil for another grassroots event

Sevens legends Waisale Serevi and Ben Gollings return to Rio to continue their work in nourishing the grassroots of the sport Sevens heroes Waisale Serevi – known as the 'king' – and Ben Gollings, the highest-ever points scorer in the HSBC Sevens World Series, have been back in Brazil for the latest instalment of [...]

23 04, 2015

[SPORT 360] INTERVIEW: Rugby sevens legend Ben Gollings giving something back

World Rugby Sevens Series sponsors HSBC continue to spread the rugby message around the globe with 2016 Olympic Games host nation Brazil the latest stopping point on the HSBC Rugby Festival circuit. His name is synonymous with sevens rugby. In fact, he is royalty in the sport. Englishman Ben Gollings rules the roost in [...]

22 04, 2015

[WORLD RUGBY] Brazilian youngsters learn from sevens masters

World Rugby Sevens Series sponsors HSBC continue to spread the rugby message around the globe with 2016 Olympic Games host nation Brazil the latest stopping point on the HSBC Rugby Festival circuit. The HSBC Rugby Festivals returned to Brazil this week through a series of coaching clinics hosted around the local Rio de Janeiro [...]