Tokyo 2020: Britain’s Olympics rugby sevens teams rescued after securing funding

//Tokyo 2020: Britain’s Olympics rugby sevens teams rescued after securing funding

Tokyo 2020: Britain’s Olympics rugby sevens teams rescued after securing funding

Britain’s rugby sevens teams can compete in next year’s Tokyo Olympics after the government arranged a funding package in partnership with the National Lottery, England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday.The RFU had ditched its sevens programme in August and told players their contracts would not be renewed due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.Sevens does not receive funding from UK Sport, the organisation responsible for investing in Olympic and Paralympic sports in the country…

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