Skintight headscarves and full tracksuits

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 2, 2010 11:11

Iran plays women's rugby in Europe for 1st time.




Iran womens rugby 465 for gallery 2 AP. (photo credit: Associated Press)

The Iranian women's national rugby sevens team played for the first time in Europe last week, sporting headscarves and full tracksuits to preserve their modesty.

Italy beat Iran 10 -0 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, northern Italy on Friday.

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Rugby sevens is now recognized as an Olympic sport and will make its debut in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.


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