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S. Africa end All Blacks sevens reign, Kenyans on gold run

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South Africa ended four-time Commonwealth Games rugby sevens champions New Zealand's unbeaten 30-match run to take gold Sunday while Kenya grabbed two titles on the opening day of the athletics programme. 

The South African rugby sevens team pose with their gold medals after winning gold in rugby sevens at the at Ibrox Stadium during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on July 27, 2014

The Springboks clinched a nail-biting 17-12 final victory over the All Blacks at a packed Ibrox Stadium thanks to tries from Seabelo Senatla (2) and Cecil Afrika and a conversion by Branco du Preez.

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