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IRB updates its Rugby Sevens promotional video for the 2016 Olympics

Saturday, January 30, 2010

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Back when the International Rugby Board was still pushing the IOC to include rugby sevens in the 2016 Olympics, they released a video promoting the excitement and principles of the sport. Since officially being selected for the games in Rio, the IRB has updated its video. Enjoy!

Sign the petition – support rugby on television

Saturday, January 23, 2010

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We the undersigned strongly support BBC America in their live broadcast of the 2010 Six Nations Championship as announced on 21-Jan-2010 and would encourage both BBC America and BBC Canada to schedule more live programming of rugby union.

New promotional video endorsing sevens rugby for the 2016 Olympics

Thursday, August 28, 2008

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Despite recent set backs and on the heels of the Beijing games, the International Rugby Board (IRB) continues its push for the inclusion of sevens rugby in the Olympics with a new promotional video (see below). Stressing the common ideals of fair play and friendship, the video is the latest move by the IRB after failing in 2005 to secure a spot in the 2012 London Olympics.

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