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Counting down to Rio 2016

Athletes, students, coaches and graduates at the University of Bath are excitedly counting down to Rio 2016, with the Olympic Games now just a year away. Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European medalists are among the many athletes from a wide range of sports aspiring to be Brazil-bound in 12 months’ time. Bringing home just how

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Rugby Sets Up Home on Rio’s iconic Copacabana Beach

World Rugby and the Brazilian Rugby Confederation (CBRu) have inaugurated Brazil’s first ever semi-permanent beach rugby pitch on the iconic Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. As part of World Rugby’s Olympic Day celebrations, children and young people from local social projects, schools and clubs were invited to the opening of the pitch, which will

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Great Britain secure Olympic berth and place in World League Final

Great Britain secure place at Rio Olympics with World League Semi-Final win over Germany Lily Owsley’s first half strike enough to settle tense encounter Goal is Owsley’s first in the competition Susie Gilbert wins 50th Great Britain cap Great Britain’s next match is the final against China tomorrow at 18:00 UK time Great Britain booked

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Great Britain Rugby Sevens programme unveiled

Great Britain Rugby Sevens has announced details for its sevens programme in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This follows both England men’s and women’s sides finishing in the top four of the end-of-season rankings on the HSBC Sevens World Series which guaranteed qualification for Team GB. Great Britain Rugby Sevens Limited has been officially

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Canada win Amsterdam Sevens

The sun-soaked stadium in the Netherlands saw Canada beat Australia to claim the Amsterdam Sevens trophy, after yet another epic battle between the two sides, and England will represent Team Great Britain at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016, after beating the USA in a thrilling “winner takes all” match on the last day of the

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