Rugby Sevens makes Olympic debut
The ever-growing game of rugby sevens will be among the 30 sports featured at the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. The competitions will kick-off on Sunday and expand over four days.
There will be a total of six women- and six men teams competing for Gold. Japan, France, Argentina, Kenya, Fiji and USA comprise the men’s competition, with Canada, China, Spain, Australia, Tunisia and USA competing in the women’s event.
International Rugby Board Chairman Bernard Lapasset said: "This is an exciting and historic moment for our sport and also for the boys and girls who will represent Rugby in our return to the Olympic stage."