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First game in the Olympics was 1900 in Paris. France won

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Is Rugby League in the Olympic games?

no it is not.

Which country won the 2004 olympic gold medal for rugby?

Rugby is not an Olympic sport. The last Olympics where rugby was a medal sport was the 1924 Games in Paris.

Is Rugby League an Olympic sport?

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).

What sports are not in the olympic games?

netball and rugby

Where did rugby start?

rugby started in Rugby in Warwickshire in the UK

Which two events will be added in the 2016 olympic games?

Rugby sevens (a seven-player variant of rugby) and golf are being added to the 2016 Olympic games.

When did rugby start?

1823 in Rugby England

Is rugby an Olympic sport?

It was once, in the 20th century but it now is not.

What is the 'newest' Olympic sport?

Golf and rugby will be the newest Olympic sport at the summer Olympics in London in 2012.

What is the newest Olympic sport?

Golf and Rugby will be the newest Olympic sport at the summer Olympics in London in 2012.

How popular is rugby in the world?

Rugby is an international sport, and with rugby being included into the Olympic games 2016, guess it has become very popular in the world.

Who are the current Olympic Champions of Rugby?

The USA are the current Olympic Champions of Rugby. They won the competition the last time it was ever played in the Olympics in 1924 beating France 17 - 3.

Who won 1924 olympic gold medal at rugby union?

The USA won the tournament and because rugby union has not been played in the games since the USA are still the Olympic champions

What year did rugby start?

rugby started in the year 1156

When was the first Rugby League grand final at the Olympic Stadium?

from 1872

Is rugby union going to be played in the Beijing 2008 Olympics?

No, rugby union has not been an Olympic event since 1924.

Which country won the most olympic gold medal in rugby?

Rugby was an Olympic sport from 1900 until 1924. The United States won gold in 1920 and 1924 which is the record for gold rugby medals. France won gold in 1900, silver in 1920 and 1924 which is the record for most rugby medals.

When are you too old to start playing rugby?

no ones to old for rugby

What sports are newly indroduced in olympic sports?

There is BMXing and Rugby Sevens, which is rugby with seven players. You have three forwards and four backs.

Who are the reigning Olympic Rugby Union champions?

Fiji for men and Australia for women.

When did rugby union start?

Around the 1840's in the rugby school in England.

Who won the 1924 Olympic gold medal for rugby union?

The United States team won the 1924 gold medal for rugby union.

What use to be an olympic sport?

Golf, tug of war, croquet, rugby union, polo.

What team won Australia's only gold medal at the 1908 olympic?

Rugby team.

Is rugby in 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.