Golf, rugby make Olympic roster for 2016, 2020

Oct 9, 2009 Full story: The Plain Dealer

All those beautiful beaches and Tiger Woods, too! After more than a century on the sidelines, golf will return to the Olympics at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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P Smith

Taipei, Taiwan

#1 Oct 9, 2009
Golf is flog spelt backwards. Or as Mark Twain said, "Golf is a good walk ruined." It's an activity, not a sport.

Rugby, on the other hand, is played by a hundred countries and at a very high level by 30. It's long overdue for inclusion.
Wayne

Canberra, Australia

#2 Oct 12, 2009
To say Rugby is played by over 100 countries in like saying AFL is an international sport. At best 10 counries play it seriously. Further, included is Rugby 7's which is not even close to being the pinnacle of Rugby. NZ coach is quoted as saying he hopes npw they will be able to attract some of the 'good' players.

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