25 06, 2015

[THE WASHINGTON POST] Rugby takes small step to Olympics; bigger jump to get fans

Returning to the Olympics is one step for rugby. But grabbing the limelight is a bigger jump, particularly in countries like Brazil where the sport has little following. “It’s very hard to get on the radar in this market the way football is,” Brett Gosper, the chief executive officer of World Rugby, said Wednesday [...]

14 08, 2014

Youth Olympians Arrive In China

The Boys and Girls USA Youth Olympians 7s squads have arrived safely in Shanghai, China and are in route to Nanjing to commence their preparation for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games. The 2014 YOG feature 27 sports and host over 3,500 athletes from over 200 nations... [bra_button text="Read More Here" url="http://www.rugbytoday.com/elite/youth-olympians-arrive-china" target="_blank" size="medium" [...]

13 08, 2014

Walker and Gollings bring young athletes closer to the Olympic Dream

SHARE THE GAMES. SHARE OUR DREAMS. The “Olympic Dream” is now closer than ever for high school aged athletes. In 2010 the inaugural Youth Summer Olympic Games connected 3,600 athletes from over 200 countries through the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, and respect. This youth version of the Olympic games is designed to bring together [...]