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.
rugby has never been in the olympics
No, rugby union has not been an Olympic event since 1924.
Cricket, Rugby and Gaelic football.
no but rugby sevens will be in the 2016 olympics in rio
no but its 7s version is planned for 2016 and 2020
There is... it is like tag rugby
Rugby was last played at the 1924 Olympics. Three teams competed, France, Romania and USA, and the USA won the gold medal.
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
it was never at the olympics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Rugby 6s and Croquet.
Yes it has been
It was played first in Rugby School, Rugby, England in 1823.
Rugby is not an Olympic sport. The last Olympics where rugby was a medal sport was the 1924 Games in Paris.
Lots of sports including: Hunting, shooting, Horse racing, gambling, theatre, football, cricket, rugby and the Olympics :D
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.