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Aussies face sevens pool of death

Aussies face sevens pool of death

12 November 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: It is a sign of the times in women's Rugby that two of the Game's superpowers, France and Australia, are contemplating a 'group of death' scenario at the opening round of the IRB Women's Sevens World Series in Dubai.

Rugby review great for Rio: Coates

Rugby review great for Rio: Coates

30 October 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) congratulates The Honourable Mark Arbib on his review into the governance of the Australian Rugby Union (ARU).

Fiji secure back-to-back sevens titles

Fiji secure back-to-back sevens titles

15 October 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: Fiji have secured their second Gold Coast Sevens Fever Pitch Championship title after defeating New Zealand in the Cup Final.

Sevens stars align for Gold Coast Fever Pitch

Sevens stars align for Gold Coast Fever Pitch

11 October 2012

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Rugby Sevens star Ed Jenkins will once again lead the men’s sevens team onto the pitch at Skilled Park when the first round of the 2012/13 HSBC Sevens World Series kicks off at the Gold Coast Sevens Fever Pitch this weekend.

Olympic success for golf and rugby

Olympic success for golf and rugby

9 October 2009

Golf and Rugby 7’s will be played at the 2016 and 2020 Olympics after receiving strong support from the IOC members in Copenhagen.The IOC members voted 63 to 27 to accept golf and a resounding 81 to 8 in favour of rugby.

Aussie women's captain centre of rugby push for Olympics

Aussie women's captain centre of rugby push for Olympics

16 June 2009

Australian women's rugby sevens captain Cheryl Soon says Olympic officials clapped and cheered a presentation from the sport as it seeks readmission to the 2016 Games.

Rugby would scrap sevens World Cup for Olympic status

Rugby would scrap sevens World Cup for Olympic status

27 May 2009

Rugby sevens' chances of admission into the Olympics could be improved by a proposal from the sport's ruling body to scrap its increasingly popular World Cup.

Historical Vignette: Rugby at the Olympics

Historical Vignette: Rugby at the Olympics

2 June 2006

It is well known that Baron Pierre de Coubertin was the founder of the modern Olympic Games. Early in his life he committed himself to the improvement...

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