Rugby Sevens making its Olympic Games debut at Rio 2016 will take the sport to a “whole new level”, 2003 Rugby World Cup winner Dan Luger said here today, adding that the shorter format of the game was a major factor in rugby’s development worldwide.
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach joined youngsters from Lausanne and other Swiss regions in participating in a range of activities to mark Olympic Week.
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