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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following rugby’s 92-year Olympic absence, history was made on Monday, August 8th, as Australia’s women’s rugby team became the first team ever to win a women’s rugby gold medal. After...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In less than three weeks, the whole world will be watching as the opening ceremony kicks off the 2016 Olympic Games at Maracanã Stadium on August 5th. As one grand...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – To round off a busy year and mark the beginning of a new one, Rio Rugby Club will be hosting a réveillon party the Tiki Hostel in the Cantagalo...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A friendly sevens rugby competition was played on Rio’s Ipanema beach on Saturday December 19th. The Beach Rugby Super Challenge was used to promote rugby ahead of the 2016...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A day after Olympic Day, the celebrations of sport continue as a new beach rugby field has been inaugurated at Rio's world famous Copacabana beach on June 24th. The...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Competitors from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have spent the past week in Rio, recovering between legs one and two of the grueling event. While in the city,...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an effort to boost the host’s chances in rugby at the Olympics, the Brazilian rugby federation has launched a worldwide campaign called “Brazilian Rugby Players Wanted” by which it...
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