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Whether it be rugby league, rugby union, or rugby sevens, is there another sport on earth as obviously loved by its fans and players? With federations on every continent (we're not sure about Antarctica, but we wouldn't be surprised) rugby thrives and rugby sevens, with a vote of confidence from International Olympic President Jacques Rogge, is trying to become an Olympic event. The following is a small sampling of the sport from the last couple weeks. ( 25 photos total)
Japan's Hidefumi Yamamoto bleeds during the preliminaries of the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament against England March 28. Hong Kong is the fifth stop on the eight-leg Sevens world series with further events to come in Australia, England and Scotland which will reinforce the sport's claims for a berth at the 2016 Olympics. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)
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