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Rugby Sevens has just been included in the Olympics.

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Do they do rugby in Olympics?

In past years, rugby has not been in the Olympics. However, in the next Olympics, in 2012, it will be. Though rugby is normally played with 15 players on each team, the Olympics will be playing a more fast-paced version in which there are only 7 players on each team.


Why was rugby taken out from the Olympics?

rugby has never been in the olympics


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

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


What sports were played in the Olympics years ago?

Cricket, Rugby and Gaelic football.


Has rugby ever been in the Olympics?

no but rugby sevens will be in the 2016 olympics in rio


Is rugby played in the olympics games of 2012?

no but its 7s version is planned for 2016 and 2020


Is there rugby in the para Olympics?

There is... it is like tag rugby


Who holds the Olympic rugby title?

Rugby was last played at the 1924 Olympics. Three teams competed, France, Romania and USA, and the USA won the gold medal.


Who was the first person to score in rugby in the summer Olympics in 776 BC?

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


When did rugby league get discontinued in the Olympics?

it was never at the olympics.


What is played every four years?

There are many events that are played every four years, such as the FIFA World Cup, The Summer Olympics, The Winter Olympics, The Rugby World Cup and many, many other events.


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.


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.


Is rugby in the london olyimpics?

NO rugby has not been played in the Olympics since 1924, It has not been included since because it was felt that players would not have enough time between games to recover properly.


What sport will not be played at the 2012 Olympics?

Baseball and Softball were dropped from the 2012 Olympics and Karate and Squash did not get enough votes to be added. Golf, roller sports, and rugby sevens were also considered


Was there any rugby games in the Olympics?

No.


What sport are not in the Olympics anymore?

rugby


What sports are rugby 7s and golf replacing at the 2016 Olympics?

Rugby 6s and Croquet.


Is rugby is an Olympics sports?

Yes it has been


When was the last time rugby was in the olympics?

1900.


In which country was rugby first played?

It was played first in Rugby School, Rugby, England in 1823.


What new sports can you play at the Olympics?

netball rugby


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.


What sports were played in Edwardian times?

Lots of sports including: Hunting, shooting, Horse racing, gambling, theatre, football, cricket, rugby and the Olympics :D


Water polo first team sport?

Water Polo was introduced as a team sport to the Olympics in 1900 as were cricket, polo, rugby union, and tug of war. These five sports were the first five team sports played in the Olympics.