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Rugby World Cup Sevens

Christian Lewis-Pratt of England offloads as Hong Kong’s Tom McQueen makes a tackle during the preliminary stages of the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow. World Rugby announced Thursday that the 2018 edition will take place in San Francisco. Photos: AFP

San Francisco to host 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens

The 2018 men’s and women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens will be hosted by San Francisco, giving the sport in the United States a significant event which organisers and World Rugby hope will spread its appeal there.