Brazilian women's rugby player Isadora Cerullo melted hearts when she accepted a marriage proposal from her girlfriend at the medals ceremony for the first Olympic rugby sevens competition. Television cameras and photographers captured the moment that Marjorie Enya, a manager at the Deodoro stadium in Rio where the competition was played, took the microphone to pop the question to her girlfriend of two years on the pitch. A tearful Cerullo accepted and, with no ring, 28-year-old Enya tied a…
Australia grouped with nemesis South Africa in Olympic rugby sevens
Australian women win 1st gold medal for Olympic rugby sevens - August 8, 2016 - Australia's Emilee Cherry, right, scores a try as Canada's Karen Paquin, defends during the women's rugby sevens semi final match at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Australia were crowned the first ever Olympic rugby sevens champions after beating New Zealand 24-17 in the final of the women’s tournament in Rio on Monday. Landry leads Canada to bronze: Canada, who had gone down 22-0 to Britain in pool play, dominated the British 33-10 to claim bronze.