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Rugby Keeps Growing As China, Ireland Sevens Make First-Ever Trip To The US

The interest and positive mojo for rugby kept going this week, as the International Olympic Committee announced that the game of rugby sevens will continue in the programme through at least the Paris Games in 2024, with US officials hopeful that the growth in the States will bolster support even ...

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Rugby Sevens Adds Another Mega-International Event For 2017

Every year the Las Vegas Sevens has brought record crowds to Las Vegas for the Olympic sport of rugby. Over 80,000 people from around the world piled in to Sin City last year, and combined with a UFC event, made the first weekend in March a record sports extravaganza even ...

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NBC Sports Group Presents Live Coverage Of Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship

NBC Sports Group presents live Rugby Sevens action from the annual Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship from Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa., on NBC and NBCSN. Coverage begins on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC with live preliminary-round matches, followed by live coverage on NBCSN at 5 p.m. ...

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Is New Sevens Rugby League Built For A Milennial Audience?

For several years we have heard about the horse race between rugby and lacrosse as the fastest growing team sports in the U.S. Lacrosse has its pro indoor and outdoor leagues and its massive audience for the NCAA Final Four; rugby has the Olympics and the occasional visits from the ...

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HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Returns to Las Vegas

United World Sports, the organizers behind the largest annual rugby events in the United States; and USA Rugby, the national governing body of rugby in America, announce that the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series will return to Las Vegas for 2017, uniting it with the annual USA Sevens International ...

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United World Sports Names Jon Hinkin Tournament Director For HSBC Sevens Rugby Series Las Vegas

United World Sports, the organizers of the premier annual rugby events in the United States, announced they have promoted Jon Hinkin to Tournament Director. One of the most respected competitors and successful businessmen in the sport, Hinkin has been involved in the growth of the USA Sevens since its inception. ...

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