rugby has never been in the olympics
no but rugby sevens will be in the 2016 olympics in rio
Rugby Sevens has just been included in the Olympics.
There is... it is like tag rugby
it was never at the olympics.
Rugby used to be part of the Olympics but was then taken out of it. However in the London 2012 olympic games rugby union is being re introduced but as 7s. Also golf is being added.
Rugby 6s and Croquet.
Yes it has been
Rugby is not an Olympic sport. The last Olympics where rugby was a medal sport was the 1924 Games in Paris.
RL is not recognised worldwide yet.
No, rugby union has not been an Olympic event since 1924.
No. Neither Rugby League nor Rugby Union are Olympic sports. However, the IRB is trying to get Sevens into the Olympics (highly unlikely unless women's rugby is promoted more).
The country that took home the gold medal in the Men's Rugby Sevens Tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympics was Fiji.
The country that won the silver medal in the Men's Rugby Seven's Tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympics was Great Britain.
The country that won the bronze medal in the Men's Rugby Sevens Tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympics was South Africa.
Golf and rugby sevens will competed as medal sports at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Golf was previously competed at the 1900 and 1904 Games. This will be the first time in the Olympics for rugby sevens. Rugby union was competed at the 1900, 1908, 1920, and 1924 Games.
The game of 7s follows the same rules as abled bodied rugby union. However, the game of wheel chair rugby is more like murder ball than rugby. There are currently not 15 players in a Wheel Chair rugby on court side.
Cricket, Rugby and Gaelic football.
France won the inaugural rugby union gold medal at their home games in 1900.
No one as the games at that time did not have rugby as a sport. The first formalisation of rugby did not occur until 1870 and first played as an Olympic event in 1888