5. Rugby Sevens Debut

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Rugby Sevens will be making its debut at the Rio games. The U.S. are big medal contenders with them being the last country to win gold when it featured in the Olympics in 1924.

6. The Indian Hockey Team Are Returning

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These are the underdogs to support this year. They had a disastrous time in the 2012 Olympics losing all their games and coming in at last place. Yet they managed to qualify for this year’s event and their coach promises they’re up for the challenge and want to walk away with a medal.